Posts tagged "realtors"

Most Home Sellers Don't Think Realtors Do Enough To Justify Their Commission

Most Home Sellers Don't Think Realtors Do Enough To Justify Their Commission
The National Association of Realtors does an annual survey of home buyers and sellers that covers an extremely broad range of questions. One question in particular is whether or not home sellers would use the same real estate agent to sell their home in the future. The answers from the 2011 survey painted a pretty... Read more »

The #1 Myth About Selling Your Home

I’ve run into this home selling myth enough times that I finally decided to write an entire blog post on it – not to mention that I think I’ve finally heard enough variations on this myth that I can write a substantial post on the topic. And here it is: Home sellers often believe –... Read more »

Chicago's Top Producer Pageant Brings Out The Dancing Realtors

I didn’t really have a photo of the dancing realtors but you can see them in the video below. However, this picture pretty much captures my mental image of what dancing realtors would look like – or at least what I look like when I’m forced to dance. As if that’s not reason enough for... Read more »
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More Chicago Agents Leave The Real Estate Business

More Chicago Agents Leave The Real Estate Business
Well, it’s not really any surprise is it? About this time every year I check to see how many real estate agents are left in Chicago and since I’ve only been doing this since the real estate market has been in the dumps I’ve seen a pretty steady decline in that number. From last February... Read more »

Realtors Desperate To Preserve Mortgage Interest Deduction And Other Government Favors

It looks like the realtors are pulling out all the stops to preserve all the favors they get from the US taxpayer. In addition to their lame Home Ownership Matters campaign they are now in full attack mode with a proposal for a new Realtor Party Political Survival Initiative – basically a $40 annual increase... Read more »

Is Your Agent Avoiding Short Sales?

I’ll be the first to admit that short sales can be a pain in the ass. They can take a long time and you need to have the right mental attitude. Surely you don’t want to be going after a short sale today if you absolutely have to have that tax credit that expires at... Read more »
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