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Real Estate Agent - ERA Blue Diamond Realty
Gee, the listing says "horse potential".....and just what might that mean?  To an experienced realtor, it means the listing agent is trying their darndest to get somebody in the door to look at the property with an eye to the future!  As a reminder, my last post talked about pastures - if you loo...
It has been an interesting market with a true opportunity for those ready to make a dream come true!  I can buy a horse farm!!!!  Agents, shame on you, take advantage of this enthusiasm by labeling anything and everything that has a patch of grass, a "horse farm" or "farm" or "potential for horse...
Once again, my background may be my salvation!  Touring multiple $400,000+ homes in the Woodbridge area, many foreclosure and short sales and the majority vacant, staying alert BEFORE entering a home is a MUST for ALL AGENTS!   Even though listing agents put a lock box..(more and more likely a co...
Leads are no longer coming in - no communication with west coast Brio parent company for some reason.  Phone calls from Virginia broker and Virginia manager remain unreturned.  Those thinking of using Brio Realty as their brokerage, think twice.  Lots of promises, lack of competent leadership and...
Having shown over 300 homes and townhomes in the past 3 months, I have noticed several disturbing problems with vacant homes.(1) Snow storms:  even in my Jeep Liberty, I was unable to negotiate several driveways due to layers of snow and ice build-up.  If you want your house to be shown, it MUST ...
Beware of new builds - sales reps will undermine agents to get a signature..whether on a contract, an addendum, or an inspection.  Regardless of what they SAY, their actions prove they are NOT working in your clients' best interest. My client asked "Why should I have a real estate agent represent...

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