DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017
REALTORS® saw their median gross income increase 8 percent in 2016 year-over-year, as the average member also reported closing their highest number of transactions in recent years, according to the National Association of REALTORS® 2017 Member Profile, based on a survey of more than 165,000 members.
What you can find on the internet could shape which offers are accepted and more - BY AMBER TAUFEN Staff Writer for Inman
Help agents dazzle past clients, cultivate customers for life, and increase referrals by becoming a long-term indispensable resource. MARCH 2017 | BY LEE NELSON
A woman in her mid 60s inherited enough cash to purchase her first home. She had $80,000; however, it’s difficult to find a house for that price in her home town of Nashville. Enter William Willoughby, broker-owner at Music City Group Real Estate in Nashville, who came through for this buyer by finding a little HUD home that needed a water heater and other renovations. It was a good brick house in a nice neighborhood, but he just couldn’t put her in the home, shake hands, and say good-bye after the closing. He felt compelled to make sure she found the right workers to get the remodel completed in the 30-day deadline given by HUD.
See through this objection and strike it down with knowledge, wit and a major reality check - BY AMBER TAUFEN Staff Writer (Inman)
It’s a dog-eat-listing-agent world out there, and there are always some people all too willing to cross into questionable territory to get the listing.
They’ll say things like, “I can get you more money than that other agent can.”
Let’s say you’re the “other” agent. How do you successfully deflect when your seller offers up this objection?
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
A property may not garner enough interest because of a variety of problems, including inadequate pricing or insufficient marketing. Having a stale listing "hints to your competitors that your services are incompetent, and it leaves room for them to move in on your client with a better proposal," according to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate's Clean Slate blog. The real estate brokerage offers several tips for attracting more attention to your listing—even if, on the surface, it seems like an uninteresting property.