REAL ESTATE AGENTS MAKE HOUSE CALLS

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca BRE LIC #636943

Doctors should make house calls and they used to back in the day but now they don't. I know of two attorneys that will come to your house right now and counsel with you and get things done. Real Estate agents are eager to serve in this capacity and have always prided themselves on being hands on literally to the product and the mission

WE KEEP COMING

Whether buying, selling or investing, a set of experienced eyes and ears when added to your own makes for a better outcome for all the parties. Agents not only come to your house, but keep coming and coming learning as much as they can to bridge the gap between buyer, seller and investor

WE WORK FOR FREE UP FRONT

This is under appreciated at this time for some reason. If the day ever came that an agent would charge for their visits, many would recall fondly of the days when they did not. Those days are with us now. You do get your moneys worth from working with a local Real Estate agent

THE SYSTEM WORKS

Your agent makes an upfront investment in the transaction. They do the work, they spend the time and in many cases the money to bring about the agreed to result. The agent DOES NOT GET PAID UNTIL THEY PERFORM which is usually at the close of the transaction. What can be more fairer than that?

REAL ESTATE PROBLEMS

If you surf the Internet in regards to what can go wrong with a Real Estate transaction, you will not be bored. Keep in mind that even the banks are struggling to do consistent and professional business in this arena which they should excel in...but they don't

Your local...hands on agent...will and can...get it done

 

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Rainmaker
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Inna Ivchenko
Mannis Real Estate Group - Calabasas, CA
Los Angeles / Valley Homes

I work often these days as a buyer's agent. It is a lot of work when a client does not know what they want or have cold feet every time when they do like the house.

I talk to agents from Europe: they always charge a client upfront fee or require some kind of $$$ commitment.

Never I could understand why as a buyer agent after working with a client for months- it is ok , if they work away or write offer with another agent?

Aug 29, 2012 11:38 AM #5
Rainmaker
1,250,349
Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

Hello Reuben...It should not be taken for granted but some how it is...It should actually be appreciated that someone is willing to put their money, time and effort into believing they can help you while helping themselves..WIN WIN..anyone?

Hi there Beth...My day just went up a notch with your post visit...thank you

Hello Jon...This business is good to everyone who is in it if they show the proper respect for all the dynamics. Take nothing for granted. We are moving huge improved land parcels effectively and efficiently...That's no joke!

Hello Kevin...I hope so...because that is exactly what takes place. What devotion to the transaction...Thank you

Aug 29, 2012 11:43 AM #6
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

Hi there Inna...most excellent point made by you....It is absolutely a No No to switch or even think about going to another agent after an agent has invested time, money and effort...Inna, the day may come when an upfront consultation fee might be the norm...who knows?

Aug 29, 2012 12:10 PM #7
Rainmaker
503,073
Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

What a terrific commercial for all of us.  We do get a bad rap all the time and here is a very simple approach to what we do.  Thanks Richie.

Aug 29, 2012 12:13 PM #8
Rainmaker
448,175
Gay E. Rosen
Houlihan Lawrence - Larchmont, NY
Honest, Hardworking and always Professional!

Richie-  congrats on being featured! I always wonder though how much we are valued when our service is for free....

Aug 29, 2012 01:22 PM #9
Rainmaker
252,101
Bruce Kunz
Bruce Kunz @ Veltri & Associates, 866-483-5874 x464 - Howell, NJ
REALTOR®, Howell NJ Homes for Sale

Well Said, Richie!  Around here, most don't seem to know much about how we operate. Working for free upfront is about unheard of anymore. Quite an incentive to do a good job throughout the transaction, too!
Bruce

 

Aug 29, 2012 01:28 PM #10
Rainmaker
1,250,349
Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

 

Chris & Dick...I am at YOUR service....I appreciate you and thank you for your professionalism

Hi there Gay...thank you and the only time I really work for free is when I volunteer....

Bruce my boy...We should be lauded and applauded for agreeing to such terms and conditions...But we did and we will do our part of the bargain...you can be sure of that. Thank you Bruce

Aug 29, 2012 01:51 PM #11
Rainer
307,049
Jennifer Chiongbian
Specializing in all types of Manhattan apts & townhouses - Manhattan, NY
Real Estate Broker - NYC

I try to make sure that the first initial contact is not their home due to security reasons.  Of course, there are exceptions.  Nowadays, one just never knows...

Aug 29, 2012 02:59 PM #12
Rainmaker
1,250,349
Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

NYC...Princess Jennifer...The business we are in is an exciting one...Now, with the economy hicupping it becomes a little less predictable but track-able...keep those yes and ears open Jennifer

Aug 29, 2012 03:03 PM #13
Rainmaker
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Richie, so true!  And most people think we have this trough of money and we freely springle it around by giving free advice, taking people out who never buy or list homes that never sell....If only people really understood...

Aug 29, 2012 06:29 PM #14
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Tammie White
Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN, South of Nashville

Early in my career, a couple called me to list their home. When I asked when would be a convenient time to come over, they were surprised. They said the other agent they had spoken to insisted they come to his office. I aked if he'd seen the home? No. He also asked them to bring photos of the home as he would not be coming out to take any photos. They were so happy that I came out. They listed with me that night. So not all agents make house calls.

Aug 29, 2012 06:49 PM #15
Rainmaker
810,266
Paula McDonald
Chevaux Group, PLLC - The Woodlands, TX
CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
So true, so true. We do get involved in so many aspects of our clients lives.
Aug 29, 2012 07:49 PM #16
Rainmaker
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Jill Watts
Realty Pro, Inc. - Vancouver, WA
Clark County, WA Is A Great Place To Live! Call Me
And then there are clients that SHOULD pay upfront because they are SO much drama or inconsistency!!!
Aug 29, 2012 09:26 PM #17
Rainmaker
550,526
Gary Frimann
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
California Broker and REALTOR

Always use a local agent...  I wonder how these agents in CA get away with being 500 miles from their listing when they know an agent must do a visual insp0ection of the property.  I guess they have been lucky and have never been sued.

Aug 29, 2012 10:56 PM #18
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957,315
Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors
Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Century 21 Bradley.

Nice way to explain it Richie.  Very good post and congrats on the feature!                                                              

Aug 30, 2012 04:32 AM #19
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

 

Rhode Island Ginny....after we retire, we can tell Real Estate stories to whoever will listen...Until then, its a living...YES?

 Tammie...what a good share. Yes, not all agents make house calls..at least the un-successful ones do not. thank u T

Paula...hands on, committed, and service oriented...Paula out of Wouldlands Texas...everyone

Aug 30, 2012 07:13 AM #20
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

Hi there Jill...Yes, those clients do make the world go round and also spin a few heads too

Gary...how true and they do get away with it in California. I once had a bank contact me to do a BPO 800 miles away. I called them and after me pointing out to them it wont work. They still dint get it. I then said fine, if you pay me mileage plus the fee, I will go. Put me on hold and dropped the matter soon after. Too expensive

Phillip...thank you. I enjoyed hearing from my fellow wizards as well....

Aug 30, 2012 07:16 AM #21
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books
People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca - Riverside, CA
on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

Christiansen team....Always a pleasure to have you stop in...thank you for the visit and see you around the Rain

Aug 30, 2012 07:17 AM #22
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Tammie White
Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN, South of Nashville

I think you probably hit the nail on the head!

Aug 30, 2012 12:30 PM #23
Rainmaker
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Tammie...I think your right!

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