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Going beyond the plethora of listings to discover what is keeping realtors from sustainable sales success.
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For those who undertake all their real estate paperwork electronically, big kudos to you. Possibly you have some sort of checklist to ensure all documents are in order for your own real estate practice and the documents to be submitted to the other parties of the transaction along with the broker...
04/05/2024
Imagine my surprise when a potential residential home buyer asked me this question relative to the showing or the tour of a local residential property here in Mohave County, AZ:"Will you be there?"My response was: “Yes at Dirt Road Real Estate we are physically at all residential showings and oft...
04/05/2024
When it comes to hiring a licensed real estate professional, often buyers play the “Dart Game.”  Throw the darts and see which one lands nearest the bullseye.However there may be a better way .First, read the reviews of local real estate agents.  Reviews may provide a sense about the professional...
04/03/2024
Yesterday, I had to show some last minute, unscheduled vacant land rural property. Here is what the direction said about this very large subdivision, a former ranch, east of Kingman, AZ just to the west of the Yavapai County Line. In this subdivision the parcels are zone 35+ acres.“Travel for a l...
04/02/2024
Yesterday I heard a frequent comment from potential real estate buyers. That comment was this:“I called several agents and no one wanted to show me rural properties or answer my questions. One agent gave me the directions to his listing and acknowledged he was the listing agent, but could not sho...
04/02/2024
When I happened to read an acronym for Courage with “A” being the word ACKNOWLEDGE, my thoughts started a whirlwind. How often do acknowledge what we do well?  Possibly we are restrained from this acknowledgement because we may think others may think we are boasting? Or maybe our focus is on what...
04/01/2024
With today, March 31, 2024 being a significant religious holiday for Christians around the world, I thought this book by Bobi Seredich entitled Courage Does Not Always Roar: Ordinary Women with Extraordinary Courage captures much of what happened thousands of years ago.The two women who came to t...
03/31/2024
Here in the high desert of Golden Valley, we have designated flood plains.  These designations are updated on a regular basis not only by the EPA but by our local county flood officials. Professional real estate agents will secure flood plain letters confirming the existence or non-existence of f...
03/31/2024
Once again a headline created a pause for concern and several pondering thoughts. The leading sentence to this article from a national real estate website shouted:Women in real estate are already earning 60% less than their male counterparts.” (Source: Forbes March 2024 Gender Pay Gap Study)My se...
03/29/2024
Part of the real estate transaction once the offer to purchase has been accepted is to receive the preliminary Title report. Escrow and Title firms will send a preliminary title report to the buyers usually with one to seven days.  Then usually 24 hours before the actual close of escrow date anot...
03/29/2024
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