Sellers Archive

Resolve to Stop Losing Listings

By Lee Davenport Listing Leader — Is this title on your New Year’s resolution list? How about on your business plan for this year? I’m here to tell you, that you can make it happen. Here are four considerations...
January 23, 2017

7 Steps to Crafting a Better Sales Story

By Nico Hohman Is your listing presentation working for you? Are you getting as many listings as you want? If the answer is “no,” then it may be time to craft a better sales story. According to Donald Miller,...

Dealing With Unrealistic Sellers

By Scott Newman The market is recovering—in some areas it’s even a seller’s market—and that means sellers can once again be a little more demanding…and a little more unrealistic. So your client is turning into a “sellerzilla.” What do...
October 16, 2013

3 Ways to Deal With Unrealistic Sellers on Pricing

By Wade Corbett How much time do you spend time researching and creating comparables for properties that you aspire to list? You then sit down with the homeowners and they have decided—in their infinite wisdom—that you should list it...

Hey Home Owners, Leave the Hard Work to Us!

By Paul Everett The first indication from many home owners that they are seriously considering selling their home is often through a free listing on Zillow, Trulia, Craigslist, StreetEasy, or other regional and national For Sale By Owner sites....

Did You Hear the One About the Agent Who Sold that Home…?

By Dave Robison Sometimes selling is complicated. Sometimes, a home can sit for weeks, months, even years before there’s so much as a bite. But with the right knowledge and dialogue, selling a home can be as easy as...
March 21, 2013

Prescreening for Business: How to Handle a Customer Who Grills You

By Jason O’Neil Last week, I received an unusual call from a seller. As a REALTOR®, getting a call from a seller is not out of the ordinary. However, when this particular seller explains that he has developed a...
February 27, 2013

High Maintenance Clients With Unrealistic Listing Price?

              By Dave Robison The problem client: That’s what an agent said to me over a year ago.  “Dave, this client calls me a lot and is really high maintenance.  Her listing price...

Protect Yourself Down the Road with Disclosure

By Jennifer Klein When in doubt, it’s best to disclose. Protect your sellers’ best interest with this advice: Jennifer Klein is a REALTOR® in Northern California who is experienced in short sales, investments, and property management. Connect with Jen...

Keep that Sign in the Ground

By Cory Brewer Last summer, an agent in my office took on a listing with high hopes…the market in this particular neighborhood was moving fast and prices seemed to be pretty stable.  Unfortunately, though, by the time the clients...