pricing Archive

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...

It’s Time to Rethink How We Price Our Listings

By Marianne Guenther Bornhoft A  new study just released from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism indicate that half of American adults have mobile Internet access via a tablet or smartphone.  This is a major shift...
October 9, 2012

Is the Worst Behind Us?

By Alex Milshteyn Unpredictability is a big part of our careers as REALTORS®. I have been selling real estate for nearly 12 years and as soon as I get comfortable with, the market the rug is pulled right from...
September 18, 2012

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 is unrealistic, we should just drop her...

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...

March Madness and the Spring Selling Season

By Jason O’Neil March. In like a lion out like a lamb…it is one of my favorite months. Yes, my birthday is in March, but so is St. Patrick’s Day, the first day of Spring, and let us not...

Great Home or a Great Deal?

By Jason O’Neil Are the two at odds with one another? I say yes. I begin each buyer consultation with the simple question: “Do you want a great deal or do you want a great home?” The responses are...
February 10, 2011

Help Sellers Prepare to List with 5 Free Tips

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic In today’s market, cleaning a house about to be listed isn’t enough to cop a higher sales price. To boost your listing’s appeal, share the free “Pricing and Prep that Sells Your...
August 27, 2010

If Homes Only Came With Warning Labels

By Brian Copeland I love reading warning labels.  One of my favorites is “For external use only,” which has been spotted on numerous curling irons.  Another favorite is on a child’s Halloween superman costume that says “Wearing of this...

Watch for the Signs: Look into Your Crystal Ball

By Dave Robison How many times have your clients or friends asked you about your crystal ball?  My clients ask me all the time.  It’s almost daily you hear, “If I buy this house, how much do you think...
January 22, 2010