Real Estate Buyers

Do You Qualify Your Buyers Like This?
By Craig Forte, Founder - Posted on
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One of the biggest mistakes new and struggling agents make is they spend too much time pursuing low quality leads. They believe that working with any prospect is better than no prospect at all. Problem is, unqualified prospects rarely turn into income-producing clients. Nothing is more frustrating than investing large amounts of time, money, and energy with buyers who ultimately flake-out on you, get cold …
3 Tips For Finding A Dream Home Fast
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Submitted by Larry & Sheila Agranoff, REALTOR® (Thanks Larry & Sheila. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “Buying a home is a very important decision in your life. Buyers consider financing, the location, the homes value, and what their criteria might be. However, it is during this buying phase that many people …
Horror Story: The Adventures of Showing Homes, Grumpy Clients, and the Payoff of Persistence
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Submitted by Linda Bird, REALTOR® (Thanks Linda. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this link) This is a horror story that was rather funny! After showing my clients many houses over the course of 2 weekends, we were coming down to the wire. Their house was closing in two weeks and they still had not …
Horror Story: Agent “Cops” A Closing
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Submitted by Jackie Black, REALTOR® (Thanks Jackie!)“Recently, while participating in a difficult set of transactions that I thought were almost complete, I was called by the title company to advise me that the buyer had not shown up for closing. It was late in the day and I was pretty reticent about calling the sellers and letting them know that one more thing had gone …
How To Go The Extra Mile to Close A Deal
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Submitted by Ken Guillen, REALTOR® (Thanks Ken!) “I am not a proponent of arbitrarily cutting one’s commission, but this idea can work out positively for you and your client under certain circumstances. “We often have a lower income client or one with a slightly higher debt ratio. Each of these circumstances limits their ability to qualify for enough purchase price to find a home or …