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How much can I get? When do I get it? Do I have to pay it back? Some of the many questions that buyers are having with what the government is going to do to kick start the economy and the housing market. With so much being up in the air, why not give a Realtor a call to get some answers to these ...
With the sale of Realty One to Howard Hanna Real Estate, the blending of two great companies provides clients and customers with the leader in Northeast Ohio for real estate services. Howard Hanna now has over 70 offices in Northeast Ohio! Strong leadership and the best sales force in the industr...
Interesting statistics for September 2008. For the Stow/Falls area, 31 more homes sold in September of this year vs. 2007...A 31% increase! Inventory is down. Months of inventory is down to 7 months at the current sales levels. Although the average price is down from a year ago, there has been a ...
What does it mean to us? Not much at this point in time. Business is still out there. Buyers are cautious, however they are out there. So what makes them come to you? Your knowledge of the market, your ability to help them with their needs, you being the calm in the storm. Getting them to the rig...
The Summit Region just kicked off a 7 week period of peers teaching peers. We have put together a program called "Real Estate 2008 and Beyond". A series of topics that will help new and experienced agents at all levels, develop new methods, tactics and information that hopefully will jumpstart th...
Feddie Mac....Fannie Mae....IndyMac........who's on first? Another reason to use "in house" services for mortgage solutions. Close ties to lenders who are still in the game is important. Working with those who are strong, you trust and can get the job done.....Real Living Mortgage.....the answer ...
Apparently, a lot of people. Showings are up! Calls to see properties have been increasing. Listings are moving....a change in the market? Agents are getting sellers better prepped for the rest of the "season". I think there is still a lot of good activity that will lead to sales. It's not all do...
I'm thinking that with the DOJ lawsuit, "settled", we are gonna be looking at a different fight. Commissions....with virtual online companies claiming they can provide full service via the Internet, are we looking at getting paid less? Most are  "one from column A and one from column B" type of o...
We have had some recent success with our sellers presenting offers to buyers who have seen their property at least twice and maybe more! It's something that will take agents, let alone buyers buy surprise.....but it will help pull the trigger! What a concept....let alone presenting in person...bu...
We seeing multiple offers! What a good sign that things are moving and that buyers are getting off the dime! We are tracking ahead of last year for the fourth consecutive month. Have we hit bottom? I think so. It's just gonna be a slow climb back. Agents are commenting that the open house traffic...

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