8 Thank You Note Templates for Real Estate Agents

As a real estate agent, thank you notes are a great way to show your appreciation, foster customer loyalty, and solicit referrals. But most agents? They just don’t have time to crank out a handwritten note for every client and vendor they come in contact with. Fortunately, in today’s world, a thank you email will [...]

By | 2018-05-16T11:30:08+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

9 Reasons You Should Be Using Video Tours to Sell Homes

With the advent and increased use of virtual home tours over the last dozen years, Realtors® have had a new and highly effective tool to reach a wider audience. A virtual tour presents a 360-degree panoramic view of a home, comprised of multiple still shots taken using a fish-eye lens from a single vantage point [...]

By | 2018-04-18T15:43:00+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

9 Ways Realtors Who Write Can Grow Their Business

For Realtors® who are comfortable with the written word, there are a number of ways to leverage your talent to reach potential clients and referral partners. Your writing should be simple, direct, and tuned in to the particular audience you’re trying to reach. Connecting with your audience requires writing of a consistent quality. It’s also [...]

By | 2018-04-17T13:00:36+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

Preparing for the Home Inspection: A Realtor’s Checklist

You’ve heard that adage, “don’t count your chickens before they hatch,” right? Well, the same sentiment rings true in real estate—particularly when it comes to selling a home. Though you might have a bid and a signed contract, the deal’s not over until those closing papers are done and the keys exchange hands. But before [...]

By | 2018-04-17T13:36:27+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

How to Sell a Tenant-Occupied Home

Selling rental properties can be challenging, particularly when they are occupied by tenants. Selling multi-family homes, though, can be a valuable niche for a REALTOR® to develop—provided you're familiar with landlord tenant law and, in particular, the Landlord and Tenant Act. The Basics, to Start A multi-family building with four or less units is considered [...]

By | 2018-04-11T09:56:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

How to Set Up Homes for Successful Showings

First impressions are everything, and for a potential buyer? A home showing is just that. Showings offer buyers a chance to see a property, evaluate its condition, and envision themselves and their loved ones on the property. Will it meet their needs? Will it require lots of work, repairs, or upkeep? Is it worth the [...]

By | 2018-03-23T10:52:30+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

Setting Expectations with Your Home Buyers

Most home buyers---particularly the first time homebuyer, come in pretty optimistic. They’re excited at the premise of finding their dream home, and they’re ready to hit the ground running. Though that optimism is certainly enviable, it’s important for real estate agents to temper that excitement with a dose of reality. What can the buyer expect [...]

By | 2018-02-06T15:12:53+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , |

4 Real Estate Trends Realtors Should Watch in 2018

With a new year comes new predictions. To better assist clients entering the market in 2018, here are four of the 2018 real estate trends and questions that may come up as the spring buying season approaches. Supply and Demand While the demand for housing remains strong, the inventory shortage you may have personally experienced [...]

By | 2018-02-16T16:10:56+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

Be Prepared for These All-too-common First-time Home Buyer Questions

First-time home buyers make up a big share of the housing market. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, they accounted for about a third of all sales in 2016. And though a first-time home buyer will typically choose a lower-priced home than a more experienced one (meaning less in commission), they also [...]

By | 2018-01-18T14:59:12+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , |

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