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Realtors: putting clients' minds at ease in uncertain times

Real estate and the COVID-19 battle
Posted by Anna Jotham on July 01, 2020 in  uncategorized
As the global pandemic creates seismic shifts in every industry, Realtors are wondering how to ease the concerns of buyers and sellers in these uncertain times. Although looking out for the well-being of clients isn't new to Realtors, a viral pandemic represents new ground for all of us, and it requires approaching business from a new perspective. Perhaps it's best to think of it as an extension of what you already do: protecting the interests of the buyers and sellers who entrust some of life's biggest decisions t... read more

3 Ways COVID-19 May Benefit Homebuyers

Ready to buy a home? Here's why the time could be right.
Posted by Anna Jotham on June 10, 2020 in  uncategorized
Coronavirus commands the news headlines these days, but the global pandemic may actually have some hidden benefits for would-be homebuyers. While it may sound surprising, wannabe homeowners may realize there's a silver lining in the midst of the chaos. And that's good news for those who have set their sights on new digs in 2020. So how is it possible that buying a home during a pandemic could have an upside? Let's dive in.   The three potential upsides for buyers in 2020 When it comes to residential real esta... read more

New Real Estate Agent Master Class

6 things every new agent must know
Posted by Anna Jotham on January 06, 2020 in  uncategorized
As a new Realtor, you already know the learning curve on the ins and outs of real estate can be steep. But there are a handful of things you simply must know — specifics that will help you quickly gain your footing and be successful in your new career. That’s why we’re distilling the many aspects of a new career in real estate down to six essentials. With this knowledge we’ve assembled, we’re setting you up for success. In fact, if there were a master class on how to succeed as a new r... read more

Using data to get into luxury listings

Data can help you better understand luxury real estate clients.
Posted by Anna Jotham on December 03, 2019 in  uncategorized
Data can help you better understand luxury real estate clients Breaking into the luxury sales market is like a dream for many Realtors, but it’s an attainable one for those willing to put in the effort. And that effort, these days, requires tapping into data that can help you better understand this market segment and the clients you want to take under your wing. Comprehensive knowledge of this affluent segment should include what motivates and resonates with them as well as their financial behaviors. And a Re... read more

Four things you should tell clients about appraisals

Prepare homeowners and minimize appraisal surprises
Posted by Amy Swinger on November 12, 2019 in  uncategorized
The appraisal process can be a bit unnerving for homeowners. There’s likely to be some anxiety about how much their property will be valued at, and most homeowners will need some input about changes they can make, if any, to maximize their home’s appraised value.  As a Realtor, you can help guide them through the process, and your expertise will no doubt be greatly valued by your clients. By giving them a realistic picture of what to expect, you may be able avoid appraisal surprises, not to mentio... read more
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