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3 Ways to Deal With Unrealistic Sellers on Pricing

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Sales & Marketing, Seller Financing, Sellers 13 Comments

By Wade Corbett How much time do you spend time researching and creating comparables for properties that you aspire to list? You then sit down with the homeowners and they have decided—in their infinite wisdom—that you should list it at a higher price than you suggested. What do you do? Many agents will say, “Sure! Let’s list it at your …

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Help Buyers Understand Private Transfer Fees

Blog Contributor Helpful Tools, Homeownership Education & Counseling, Real Estate Transfer Tax 2 Comments

More home buyers are being asked to pay a developer a fee—called a private transfer fee—at closing even if the home has transferred ownership several times since the developer initially sold it. Help buyers understand—and possibly negotiate away—private transfer fees by sharing free information from “Private Transfer Fees Affect Home Pricing & Marketability” from the November “Home Ownership Matters” theme …

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Help Sellers Prepare to List with 5 Free Tips

Blog Contributor Helpful Tools, Sales Tips & Techniques 1 Comment

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic In today’s market, cleaning a house about to be listed isn’t enough to cop a higher sales price. To boost your listing’s appeal, share the free “Pricing and Prep that Sells Your Home” article package from the REALTOR® Content Resource. Just two of the tips you’ll find there: 1. Have a home inspection. …