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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

Valuable or Worthless? The Choice is Yours

By Sammer Mudawar Let’s face it, in the eyes of the consumer, especially the internet shopper, all real estate agents are the same. In fact, they don’t even know why you get paid since they find properties on the...

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...

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...

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

Is the Market Shifting?

By Jennifer Klein and Derek Sandoval There is a shift toward a seller’s market in many areas of the country. Placer County Association of REALTORS® YPN members Jennifer Klein and Derek Sandoval discuss contributing factors, including lack of inventory...
February 20, 2013

What Olympic Sport is Your Listing Presentation?

By Melissa Krchnak I obviously am not an expert in what anyone else’s listing presentations are like, I only know mine. Yet I heard someone talking about the Olympics recently, and with my market’s emphasis on the need for...
August 10, 2012

Best Practices for Multiple Offer Situations

By Scott Newman Real estate is back in 2012 in a big way. Many markets are seeing price increases in response to dwindling inventories as more and more buyers are getting off the fence every day.  With that in...

Does Your Listing Need a Cut-Off Date?

By Melissa Krchnak Who has an influx of buyers? We sure do! My market (the Inland Empire of Southern California) is crawling with them. Our middle market is sitting a bit, but our entry-level and high-end are moving quite...

What is Your Real Estate Expertise?

By Trisha Ocona Francis Being a real estate professional is more than just helping people sell, buy, or rent property, but rather assisting them in achieving their real estate goals. One of the best ways in doing so is...