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The Inventory of Homes in The Broadneck Peninsula Remains Virtually Unchanged.There are currently 167 homes on the market in the 21012 and 21409 zip codes versus 173 during the same time last year. What dictates whether prices go up, go down or stay flat? Supply and demand.    When there are more...
02/24/2013
I went to a networking event and was shocked at what I saw! I wasn't shocked because it happened, I was shocked at the frequency in which it happened. I am talking about poor listening skills. It's absolutely appalling to see how many sales professionals have no active listening skills whatsoever...
02/24/2013
How Does a Short Sale Work?   You've probably heard of them, you probably know someone who is going through one, but you may not understand exactly what one is.   A short sale occurs when a mortgage company agrees to accept less than what is owed for the sale of a home.   Let me give you an exam...
02/21/2013
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Once you've made the decision to sell your home, you need to make the home available as much as possible.It is so important to allow buyers to see the property when they are able that I hired a company to schedule showings directly with the seller so I NEVER miss a showing opportunity. The showin...
02/19/2013
                  Do NOT Hire A Realtor Unless She Has THIS ONE Characteristic I asked this question, “If your listing Agent had only one skill, what would you want it to be?” Here are some of the answers: Must have good negotiation skills Must know the area Must have good marketing skills Must ...
02/18/2013
               You have less than five seconds to sell your house.  I bet that got your attention.  By the time you read the title, that is how fast you have to sell your home. Yup, less than five seconds.  Why? Because if a buyer is looking for a home on the internet and your pictures don't exci...
02/18/2013
Scott has got it right.... There is so much to hiring an agent and the interview process should be considered a major priority before hiring someone.  Thanks so much Scott! When showing a home to my Buyer in the Manchester NH area, the seller who was there turned and asked me "When do I have to b...
02/18/2013
Keller Williams is now #1! I am thrilled to be part of such a fantastic organization! From the training, to the leadership, profit sharing, and sense of community..... Keller Williams has it all!     Keller Williams Realty Is Now #1 by Agent Count in the United States! Company also announces fran...
02/18/2013
            I am thinking about selling my home, now what? 1.  Call two or three TOP Realtors in your area and interview them.  Here are some great interview questions to ask a Realtor who applies for the job. 2.  Listen to each of the agents as you glean some insight into what to do to prepare ...
02/18/2013
i                 Don’t ignore the acre of diamonds in your own backyard.   When marketing your home for sale it is critical that you emphasize the best parts of your home, homesite, and community and de-emphasize the less attractive features. In marketing terms, you need to find your Unique Sel...
02/16/2013
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