Sell - Who to Work With

Selling my home, who do I work with?

Here you'll find posts about what to look for in a listing agent, review short reads on how good Realtors help selling clients, choosing a listing agent wisely and thoughts on "should I sell my home", what can I sell my house for?", or how to "sell my home quick".

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Found 16 blog entries about Sell - Who to Work With.

Selling a Home in Winter has Advantages:

For a limited time; list your home for sale with us and get a FREE home warranty. This offer is limited to homes that are priced $125,000 and up.

We have numerous buyers looking to purchase a home, but, due to the very limited inventory, we decided to run this promotion in hopes of gaining more inventory choices for our buyers. 

Mortgage interest rates expected to rise at least 3 more times in 2017 and this could possibly have a negative effect on home prices, so, don't delay, call me today!

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The cold winter months can be a great time to list your home for sale. Why? You ask.

  • A few simple reasons; home buyers that are out braving the cold and sometimes hazardous weather are often more serious
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Chasing real estate commission checks vs making lifetime clients

In my opinion, what follows below is the single best advice for new real estate agents or those thinking of a license that would to see regular real estate commission checks and build their real estate business correctly.

real estate commissions

If you want to build a business, treat your clients like we do and be a first class, five star Realtor.

Marty, my business partner, and I have run a successful real estate business for many years in SW Ohio and the Greater Cincinnati area with bragging rights.

There’s a good reason why Cincinnati area home sellers and buyers in Southwest Ohio and Cincinnati choose to work with us. See our reviews.

That being said, I would like to share some personal

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Greg's Picks, 30 Real Estate Blog Articles, August 2016

Back again to post my top picks and awesome sauce of real estate blog posts and articles for the month of August 2016

Why these articles? As active Realtors, my business partner Marty Snyder and I hate hearing about someone's bad experience with other real estate agents and love it when we get our chance to work with these clients and show them what a good experience can be.

real estate blog august 2016

On that note, not only do Marty and I blog about real estate, posting helpful articles packed with time and money saving tips for buyers, sellers and homeowners but also connect with great, experienced real estate agents around the U.S and abroad through social media.

I choose a selection of articles each month

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3 Great Realtor Tips - The Art of Answering Precisely

Just wanted to share some Realtor tips for my colleagues out there, and to let buyers and seller in our market know how important timely and accurate answers are.

Have you ever called a customer service center and heard the words "unfortunately", "I don't know" or worse yet, received incomplete or even erroneous information? 

realtor tips answering precisely

Maddening, isn't it?

In order to put the best foot forward, make the connection and quickly forge a working relationship, real estate agents need to also be responsive which brings me to the first tip I'd like to offer you.

1. No one likes to wait for answers whether it's "I'll get back to you" or being put on hold even if only for a few minutes. Your time is

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Listing agent vs Buyer's agent; Dual agents - Roles in Real Estate

If you're buying a home, you might be tempted to call the number on the sign in the yard, but you should stop and think before you dial.

Who you call for assistance with buying a home can either cost or save you a lot of money, and potentially time and grief down the road as well. 

roles in real estate

In a on going effort to educate home buyers new to the experience, there is a simple thing you really need to get in your head before you start house hunting and that's understanding agency.

It's really quite simple:

The listing agent is (hopefully) a very skilled and voracious marketer that has promised the seller to net as much as possible from the sale of the home. A buyer's agent is like

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3 Social Media Questions to Ask a Realtor

Having built and coached two E-agent teams at two different brokerages and generating business for myself and business partner Marty Snyder, I can tell buyers and sellers a thing or two about shopping for a good real estate near you.

questions to ask a realtor

Why is social media so important for agents? Well, honestly I can tell that most real estate agents are terrible at social media, growing local audiences in different mediums and have no understanding of how it all works together, but how does that benefit a buyer or seller?

According to the National Association of Realtors statistics, some 91% of real estate agents use social media to some degree and 90% of buyers find their agent and their home on social media. Add to

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Good Real Estate Agents, Bad Real Estate Agents - Accountability

Now, I'm sure just about anyone reading this knows what it's like to get screwed, taken or shammed and it's just gut wrenching and perhaps more so when you're searching out good real estate agents and come across bad real estate agents but don't realize it until after the fact.

I'd like to just drop some thought-bombs on finding good real estate agents near you, how to detect and promptly fire bad real estate agents before you become a victim of lack of professionalism or purposeful, outright bad ethics.

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Good Real Estate Agents Near Me

First of all, let's go over what you want to look for and what you want to avoid when you start looking for "good real estate agents near me".

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How to Sell Your Home Fast - for More or Both

Greetings readers, back after a reprieve from social medial to enjoy Memorial Day weekend (thank you dear veterans) and today I'd like to talk about how to sell your home fast, for more or both.

There are two people involved in selling your home, you and your Realtor and there are plenty of things both can do but are often overlooked or skipped over.

how to sell your home fast

Let's talk about what each can do regarding how to sell a home fast.

Regarding what you can personally do, the first thing to consider is the type of property and the condition with respect to other homes in your neighborhood.

Is it in move-in condition or is the property in need of some repair or all out rehab?

Repairs and updating aren't

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Luxury Listings – Selling Your Splendid Home

selling a home, selling a luxury homeSelling a luxury home has a ton in common with selling other residential properties but with a few extra considerations.

Two items that selling a luxury home and other residential properties have, or should have, in common are working with a professional Realtor with a proven track record and also pricing the property correctly. Let’s look at these two items first.

4 Major Points for Selling Luxury Homes

The Realtor does matter:

I strongly suggest when shopping for a Realtor the first thing you want to do is look for reviews and testimonials. There should be plenty of great reviews and testimonials both recent and past.

You also want to ensure that the real estate agent you choose understands

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4 Craptastic Listing Agent Marketing Mistakes

sell my home, sell my home fast, sell my home for moreAs most people probably figure, not all Realtors are equal, buying or selling it's wise to choose an agent with prudent criteria.

If you're selling a home and ready to find an agent or screen real estate agents that are perhaps referred to you, here is a list of pertinent questions you can ask to determine if they are skilled at bringing the buyers.

Before I dive into the tips, if you think it doesn't matter you should realize that approximately 90% of sales are accomplished by 10% of agents.

Secondly, when you do hire a good listing agent who does a good volume of sales annually, listen to their advice.

Selling a Home -3 Big Blunders

1 - Photos - This is a whopper - Providing only one photo,

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