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Another Closing in Charlottesville...
Charles McDonald, REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner (Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions)

 

Charlottesville Real Estate

I am here to tell that the deals are getting more challenging than even a few short months ago.

The great news is that we have just had "Another Closing in Charlottesville".

Sure our market has slowed, I am seeing the signs....

1. Look at our Charlottesville Real Estate Stats

2. Look at the sales of seasoned agents. for that matter most agents.
((Sellers you must remember to ask agents the "Tough Questions"))

3. More local agents are blogging and many think that blogging is a magic bullet... It is not. It is just a part of an agents arsenal... (no I am not going military on you...lol).

We now have 85 bloggers just in our county on AR, not to mention other sites... Many are doing this because they are not out selling real estate, the numbers show it....

4. Example: I recently read a blogger stating that they were offering discounts on their service, when I looked at their sales they had "none".... I was shocked... (This was a "seasoned" agent)

One thing is for sure, I am working 7 days a week for my clients and I know they appreciate it!

Today was another Closing in Charlottesville and I know there is one happy client out there!

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About The Author

Charles McDonald, Associate Broker at RE/MAX Assured Properties and dedicated Buyers Agent is the author of this blog, and several other sites on the Internet. Charles and his team of experts in the Charlottesville area are always available to help you with your Real Estate needs. Call our team anytime at 434-981-1585 or to search for homes visit: Charlottesville Real Estate

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Charlottesville Real Estate

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Slow but...another one bites the dust - Charlottesville Sales
Charles McDonald, REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner (Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions)

Another home in Charlottesville has gone under contract!

Charlottesville sold real estate

We just ratified a contract on my listing at 2270 Sparrow Lane in Briarwood. The interesting thing is that everyone who saw this home said it was a great value and showed extremely well. Yet it still took 25 days to go under contract. This tells us something about our market....

Now when I work with sellers I have a different approach than most. If you have read my blog, you know what I am talking about. Sellers need to remember that, when they decide to sell, they no longer have a home. It is a product that is in the marketplace.

Sure our market is slowing, I am seeing the signs....

1. Look at our Charlottesville Real Estate Stats

2. Look at the sales of seasoned agents. for that matter most agents.
((Sellers remember to ask agents the "Tough Questions"))

3. More local agents are blogging. Wow, even our local MLS is blogging daily (that is another story).

We now have 82 bloggers just in our county on AR, not to mention other sites... Many are doing this because they are not out selling real estate, the numbers show it....

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I like my clients to know the facts... I guess this comes from my Engineering background.

Fact 1: I am averaging a closing every 2 weeks or less - This is slow for my business

Fact 2: My sales and under contracts range from 165K - 1.5million

Fact 3: I work long hours, everyday

Fact 4: My phone bill is staggering!!!   lol

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I am seeing the writing on the wall, out market is slowing as we wind down the summer. One thing is for sure, I am working 7 days a week for my clients and I know they appreciate it!

As we put this one into the Contingent file an old saying/song comes to mind...

Another one Bites the Dust!!!

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Charles McDonald
PRINCIPAL
BROKER
Charlottesville Real Estate

Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions
Material, including photos, not to be reproduced without permission - copyright 2005-2014

MLS Disclaimer

 

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