Posts in category "Realtors"

Why Isn't this house Selling

Back in October, I wrote about Stupid Seller Tricks. What I forgot to add to that post was that it isn’t always clear who is doing the driving: the seller or their agent. The house is listed as MLS 08420018 (note: you may need to create a Redfin account to see all the history). Notice... Read more »

Have Home Prices come back enough to sell your home?

Everyone seems to be buzzing that the Real Estate Market is returning. No one seems to have a clue what it is returning to. Anyone who has been paying attention knows that home sales have finally started moving in the up direction after so many years in the slumps. Pundits who write about Realty finally... Read more »

The Return of the Pocket Listing

Once upon a time in the Land of Realty, real estate brokers regularly gathered to share information about properties they were trying to sell. They agreed to compensate other brokers who helped sell those properties, and the first MLS was born, based on a fundamental principle: Help me sell my inventory and I’ll help you... Read more »
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Annoying Things Realtor Estate Agents Could Do Right

As a byproduct of following the real estate market since 2008, I know a lot of realtors. Some I know through friends and other social outlets. Some i met at open houses and they latch on to me. Often, I get an email from one like this one: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Icarus: I saw... Read more »

Super Bowl brings start of Real Estate Season

In a couple of weeks a long awaited event returns. No I”m not talking about the Super Bowl. I’m talking about the beginning of the Official Spring Real Estate market. Most realtors will tell you that any time is a good time to let them sell your house. However, if you were to put your... Read more »

Voted Most Likely to Become a Realtor

I know a lot of realtors. I know some socially through church or other organized events. I know some through friends of friends. There’s also the realtor that sold me my condo. There are a few who have latched onto me from an open house or one-time viewing of a listing. They keep me on... Read more »
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