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Category: The Real Estate Practice

Client Communications, 20 tips to do it right.

Client Communications

What does it mean to be a good communicator? While being a good communicator with clients is something that many claim to be, it is sad how often that poor communications can sour a transaction. Even when you are doing all the actions that you need to be doing to help the transaction move forward,

The Struggle of Selling Brokers in Todays Real Estate Market

Selling brokers in today’s market are working 5 times harder than listing brokers. Each buyer they are working with has fewer homes to choose from and if they do find a home that they would like to make an offer on chances are they will be competing with other home buyers. So, unfortunately, more often

Intro to Lead Generation for real estate professionals

Your Real Estate Business – Lead Gen intro from Frank Wilson on Vimeo. Click the below link to print out the full list of sources for real estate leads: 13 ways to generate leads for your real estate business

North West Multiple Listing Service Monthly News Release

NWMLS NR (May2014) Each month the Northwest Multiple Listing Service sends out a press release showing what has happened the month before in its service areas. When learning about real estate in your area, though national real estate statistics might be interesting, what is truly important is what is happening in your market space….which is

Market uptick means lost buying power and lost opportunity for buyers

We are in a market in which the buyer who wants to wait…to save up a little more money…..cannot save enough, fast enough. Two scenarios that I’m covering at our weekly office meeting at John L. Scott in Poulsbo. Just this month a buyers buying power has gone down by $31,000 just because of the

Health Care Tax Facts….It is Not a Real Estate Transfer Tax.

3.8% Tax Will go into Effect in 2013 Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the health care legislation, all of its major provisions remain in effect, including the new tax that was designed to affect upper income taxpayers. The 3.8% tax is imposed ONLY on those with more than $200,000 of Adjusted Gross Income

A fresh start with this new spring market

This spring market is really showing signs of stabilizing our market in Kitsap County. Despite the fact that overall home values in Kitsap declined 5% last month all of the signs are there for price stabilization as well as price appreciation as we move into 2013. For the North West Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) news

Blogs and blogging, not the little white pill of success

Blogs and blogging, not the little white pill of success So, this might be a bit of a back lash on my part after being inundated over the past 24 months with classes being offered to real estate professionals that tout success through blogging and other social media magic. If your 2012 business plan has

Just because you can does not mean you should

Just because you can…does not mean you should: As real estate agents and brokers we have many electronic and web tools available to us. We use these tools to communicate with each other, our offices and our customers. Though these tools offer many benefits and conveniences they also provide opportunity for us to let our