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Using Technology to Enhance Your Old School Methods

By Aly Yale / May 29, 2018
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With millennials now making up the largest segment of homebuyers, technology — especially for real estate agents — is more important than ever. Millennials are tech pros, and they expect tech to be a part of virtually every transaction they…

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8 Thank You Note Templates for Real Estate Agents

By Aly Yale / May 16, 2018
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As a real estate agent, thank you notes are a great way to show your appreciation, foster customer loyalty, and solicit referrals. But most agents? They just don’t have time to crank out a handwritten note for every client and…

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9 Reasons You Should Be Using Video Tours to Sell Homes

By Tim Coutis / April 23, 2018
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With the advent and increased use of virtual home tours over the last dozen years, Realtors® have had a new and highly effective tool to reach a wider audience. A virtual tour presents a 360-degree panoramic view of a home,…

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9 Ways Realtors Who Write Can Grow Their Business

By Tim Coutis / April 20, 2018
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For Realtors® who are comfortable with the written word, there are a number of ways to leverage your talent to reach potential clients and referral partners. Your writing should be simple, direct, and tuned in to the particular audience you’re…

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Preparing for the Home Inspection: A Realtor’s Checklist

By Aly Yale / April 18, 2018
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You’ve heard that adage, “don’t count your chickens before they hatch,” right? Well, the same sentiment rings true in real estate—particularly when it comes to selling a home. Though you might have a bid and a signed contract, the deal’s…

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How to Sell a Tenant-Occupied Home

By Tim Coutis / April 12, 2018
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Selling rental properties can be challenging, particularly when they are occupied by tenants. Selling multi-family homes, though, can be a valuable niche for a REALTOR® to develop—provided you’re familiar with landlord tenant law and, in particular, the Landlord and Tenant…

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How to Set Up Homes for Successful Showings

By Aly Yale / March 26, 2018
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First impressions are everything, and for a potential buyer? A home showing is just that. Showings offer buyers a chance to see a property, evaluate its condition, and envision themselves and their loved ones on the property. Will it meet…

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Setting Expectations with Your Home Buyers

By Aly Yale / February 13, 2018
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Most home buyers—particularly the first time homebuyer, come in pretty optimistic. They’re excited at the premise of finding their dream home, and they’re ready to hit the ground running. Though that optimism is certainly enviable, it’s important for real estate…

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4 Real Estate Trends Realtors Should Watch in 2018

By Tim Coutis / February 5, 2018
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With a new year comes new predictions. To better assist clients entering the market in 2018, here are four of the 2018 real estate trends and questions that may come up as the spring buying season approaches. Supply and Demand…

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Be Prepared for These All-too-common First-time Home Buyer Questions

By Aly Yale / January 24, 2018
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First-time home buyers make up a big share of the housing market. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, they accounted for about a third of all sales in 2016. And though a first-time home buyer will typically…

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