October 2018

Found 5 blog entries for October 2018.

Today’s homebuyers expect a lot from their neighborhoods as well as their homes. With many homeowners working even longer hours than ever before and two-income families the norm parents want to be able to spend their free time at home with their kids in their neighborhood and not driving their kids all over the place. Here are the most requested neighborhood features that homebuyers want when they are looking for a new home:

Sidewalks

Sidewalks used to be found everywhere, but now it’s getting harder and harder to find areas with nice wide and safe sidewalks. Walkability is extremely important for home buyers who want to be able to go walking with their families or take their pets for walks often. Walking trails and bike trails are also in high

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It probably feels like you already know everything is there to know about hosting an open house. But there are reasons why some agents continually sell houses using open houses and others can’t seem to get an offer at an open house no matter what they do. You should be always updating your open house skills and adapting your methods to meet the demand from today’s buyers, who are a little more savvy about real estate than buyers in the past thanks to HGTV and the Internet. Today’s buyers aren’t going to be bowled over by a pie baking or other techniques that make houses more appealing. So, if you’re looking for ways to improve your open house skills and make every open house a smashing success here are some secrets from the top-selling agents that you can

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Social media is a great tool and a must have for every real estate agent. But sometimes managing your social media and using it to get leads, connect with clients, and promote your brand can be overwhelming. During the busy summer sales season and whenever you have a lot of things going on it’s easy to burn out on social media. In order to avoid losing all the social media momentum that you have created while you are using social media to market your listings when you feel yourself on the edge of burnout you need to step back and do these things before you burn out completely:

Focus on One or Two Platforms

Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, What’s App… the list of available social media applications is practically endless. Instead of trying to

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Summer sales season is starting to sizzle. But if your sales are in a summer slump then it’s time to get creative with your approach to summer sales. Summer is the best-selling season of the year for many agents. Here are four ways to turn this summer into the best sales summer you’ve ever had:

Be A Presence at Neighborhood Events

Summer is the time when people in many different neighborhoods get out and gather together. There are street festivals, neighborhood yard sale days, barbecues and picnics, and many other neighborhood events. Make sure that you are attending neighborhood events and have a booth set up so that you can talk to people in the neighborhood and the people who visit the neighborhood. When people that live in the neighborhood have

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At some point, every real estate agent goes through a slump period. Even the best agents sometimes experience a slow sales period or two. But if you don’t stay motivated that slump can really knock you off your game and that will make it harder to recover from a sales slump. Here are some expert tips from other agents that you can use to stay motivated and keep yourself in good spirits during a sales slump:

Stay Active on Social Media

One of the best ways to weather a sales slump is to take that time to build new relationships on social media. When things are busy you probably don’t have a lot of time to spend on social media, but the connections that you make on social media can become solid leads for buying and selling homes in your area. So, when

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