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11 Ways to Make it as a Successful Realtor

Posted by Amy Swinger on March 13, 2018 in No Category
Whether you are just taking the leap toward becoming a Realtor, or you want to up your game, there are several proven strategies for realizing success in real estate. And because the playing field is always changing, new tactics are always emerging.  Here’s a look at 11 ways to make it as a successful Realtor. 1. Seek knowledge Whether you seek out a mentor, connect with a broker with excellent training or seek out a real estate coach, you can gain industry insights and inspiration by increasi... read more
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12 Weeks to Real Estate Success

Posted by Amy Swinger on March 13, 2018 in No Category
When you’re ready to start your career in real estate, you want that career to take off fast. Although experts caution that new Realtors should expect business to build slowly, and that they should have enough in savings to cover several months’ worth of living expenses, there are some proven strategies that can help get you get on the fast track to success.  Realtor magazine, “90 Days to Real Estate Success: A Week-by-Week Guide,” suggests a flexible approach to a suggested 12-week pl... read more
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What Clients Value Most in Their Real Estate Agent

Posted by Amy Swinger on March 06, 2018 in No Category
As a real estate agent, you want to provide the best in customer service to your clients. After all, the relationships you build today can help build your business tomorrow. That said, the motivations behind buying and selling real estate can be complicated, and everyone comes to the table with different expectations and a widely-varied knowledge base. So what do clients value most in their Realtor? It’s turns out, while there are some overlapping qualities that both want, chances are your buyer clients and y... read more
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Warning Signs of Underlying Property Defects

Posted by Amy Swinger on January 30, 2018 in No Category
The old adage holds true in real estate: knowledge is power. So if there is an underlying problem with a property, you want to know about it as an agent so you can provide the best service to your buying clients. Even the smallest signs of trouble can indicate the potential for a big problem after purchase, so having a keen eye for telltale warning signs is essential. But what should you be looking for? And what kinds of problems might your super sleuthing help reveal? Here are some common warning signs of underl... read more
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Rural real estate clients who could use a financial boost may be eligible for the USDA Rural Development Loan Program. Though some assume the loan program is aimed at agricultural land, that is not the case. In fact, the USDA Rural Development Loan Program can help low- to moderate-income families realize the dream of home ownership in eligible rural areas. Specifics of the USDA Rural Development Loan Program The program provides approved lenders with a 90 percent loan note guarantee, according to the United Sta... read more
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