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At the last moment, I have decided to enter Brian England’s October challenge of writing about myself.So here goes.I was born and raised in North Carolina, attending North Carolina State University, getting my degree in Textile Management and Materials. I got married the weekend after graduating ...
For a while now, we have not had as many homes for sale on the market as we normally do. It has in the past several years gotten even worse. While current buyers are keenly aware of the fact that not much is available to them at this time in certain price points, they also know something else. Pr...
So, I was working with a buyer recently looking at fixer uppers. This buyer and I have worked together 3 times previously, and successfully. The home we were looking at was originally listed at $99,900, and was now at $89,900. My client says to me, lets go for it, but I want to offer $75,000, nea...
We real estate agents are constantly asking for or being asked for feedback. It is the holy grail in client communications. When agents visit our listings, we love to get first hand information either about what the agent thinks or what his clients think about the home. It's not so much about con...
I was working with some software yesterday that I am unfamiliar with and was having problems. When I asked the marketing director about the issue, he said, just go to YouTube. Well, I did, and within minutes I had my answer and was happily working away.Many buyers and sellers do this same thing w...
We are having a wide ranging discussion in our office about photography for listings. Over time, we have finally gotten agents to start using "Professional" photographers. Overall, the quality of listing pictures has greatly improved. There is a problem, though. While most photographers are sendi...
An agent recently contacted our marketing department asking for help on a listing that was not garnering much attention from agaents or the public. When we asked him what marketing he was doing he recited the usual, sign in the yard (No flyers or riders on the sign), listed in MLS (No captions on...
Well, I just expressed in my title about all I know about basketball, and this post isn't even about sports. It's about the net amount of money a seller is looking for when they sell a home. You can get to this net several different ways.Many times I speak with buyers who wish to make a low offer...
New information released this week shows that area home sales are down over 10% from this time last year. Interesting note about this time last year, we were down from the year before. Why you ask? There seem to be several reasons behind this trend.The first is the rise in local home prices. Pric...
Brrr. Yesterday it was 80 degrees and this morning it was 50. Everyone keeps saying that fall is coming, but I thought maybe we could just ease into it for a while. But no, its like someone flipped a switch last night and here we are.In the Atlanta area we usually get cooler temps (Under 90) earl...

Peter den Boer

MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor
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