Tag Archives: Listing

A sense of Amazement!

Today is not so much a rant and rave nor headbanging but more a sense of amazement.  As I wrote several weeks ago, one of my listings expired.  I had several offers which I felt indicated market value but as … Continue reading

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What do we actually do?

Some weeks I worry over what I am going to blog about.  Some times it is a rant and rave and I usually have plenty of those being a “street walking Realtor” !  I don’t manage, I just list and … Continue reading

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Farming: Still valuable in this day and age

My daughter in law is getting into real estate.  She has chosen me as her teacher, (I am not sure I am the best choice) but none the less, many, many years ago, a very good friend of mine taught … Continue reading

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What we have here is a failure to communicate!

In our business, communication is everything.  We go on a listing appointment, we are attune to everything our Sellers want or need to happen.  In the first 10-14 days we are almost in constant communication.  Of course in today’s marketplace, … Continue reading

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It’s Like the Wild, Wild West Out there!

I got a call on a new listing…it hasn’t been 24 hours, if that, that the sign went up.  The sign was from a neighbor.  I gave him information and he made an appointment to see the property and the last … Continue reading

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You know what ASSUME means!

This week my rants and raves are at myself for being somewhat naive.  I was contacted by the relative of a customer to put several pieces of property on the market.  I assumed…yes, assumed…and you know what the word means…if … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself…CYA

Someone asked me a question the other day about maintaining their files.  Specifically they asked: “If I sign a listing over to another Broker, do I need to keep the file?”  Yes, you need to retain a copy, that should … Continue reading

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