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As a real estate professional I have an "image" to uphold and it starts with my car, because first impressions count. I was recently searching for an Orange County Mobile Auto Detail and came across KG Auto Detail. I contacted about four Orange County Mobile Auto Detail and of those four I rea...
Agents Please Update your PROFESSIONAL photo on your business card, website and blog site. I don't know why, but most agents who are over, lets say their prime, keep their prime pictures as their primary photo. Look I'm sorry you don't look like you use too, but times have changed and so has, w...
Are You Up for Selling Your OWN Real Estate? As I’m sure you are aware, the real estate industry is experiencing one of its worst down markets in history—at least locally it is. The last thing you want to do is pay commission to a real estate agent, right? Not to mention the fact that you’re ne...
As a new agent, 12months into the business I found out that I can not live on referrals alone. My broker took me to a Tom Ferry event in August of 2009, which I liked, but did not buy into his system. However, going to this event opened up Pandora's box to real estate coaching programs. I look...
Every so often, I have a listing celebrate an anniversary. I hate anniversaries. No broker wants to have a listing that doesn't sell for a year. Every year-old listing has a story of old offers they regret not accepting and a journey of chasing the market. Recently, I had a year-old client dismis...
Why do most For Sale by Owners FSBO Fail? Understanding failures may help home sellers seek higher probability of success. Failure to price correctly - It is usually because of the bottom-line price that most Sellers decide to sell their homes For Sale By Owner. Here in Texas, we are in a n...
Great Article! I've kept mostly silent on this blog about a very important issue affecting the housing market -- strategic defaults. This is the phenomenon where a homeowner, so deeply underwater on their home, decides to stop paying the mortgage and let the bank foreclose upon the home. Some est...
Homes for Sale in Central Costa Mesa 3 Bed 2 Bath 1,450 Square Feet with one fireplace 2 Car Garage Corner Lot and Ready for your TLC! Top Rated School Districts Near Parks, Golf Course, Airport, Beaches and Shopping! This is not a Short Sale, REO property and we can close quickly!
I received a few emails today with regard to what seems to be an update to the Freddie Mac website. More specifically, Freddie Mac has updated one page of their website which discusses what they call Short Payoff Fraud. I reviewed the site, and am not surprised by either their definitions or thei...