July 27, 2018 rummy

In the ever competitive world of real estate, the measure of the effectiveness of a marketing strategy is an average of different things. For instance, the cost of your marketing material, how long does it take for you to actually sell your inventory, the amount of effort you have to put in and a few more that I would like to discuss with you in detail on our future posts. The term “the end justifies the means” does not apply at all in this industry anymore. With this in mind, I like to introduce you to Customer-centric Marketing Strategy. Focus…

July 24, 2018 rummy

Sometimes to be able to get the best out of things, we must act against our gut will. This applies to what we are about to discuss with you today. Selling your home may sound to be simple enough, but not when you what to get the best price for your home’s value at the time. Here are two sure way to sell your home for the best value. 1. Price it a Little Low ​This may seem counterintuitive, but let’s take a look at this concept for a moment. Many homeowners think that pricing their homes a little OVER…

July 18, 2018 rummy

Despite the forecasts of mortgage rate rise, demand for homes has continuously outnumbered its supply. Let’s find out why. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the inventory of homes for sale “has fallen year-over-year for 36 consecutive months,” and now stands at a 4.1-month supply. A 6-month supply of inventory is necessary for a balanced market and has not been seen since August of 2012. NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun had this to say, Is There Any Relief Coming? According to the CoreLogic’s 2018 Consumer Housing Sentiment Study, four times as many renters are considering buying homes in the next 12 months than homeowners who are planning to…

June 29, 2018 rummy

One of the biggest traps a seller can fall into is confusing features vs. benefits. Often when selling a product or service, sellers merely present a list of features–and that’s simply not enough to make a sale. Both features and benefits are equally important for effective advertising copy, but at the end of the day, it will be the benefits that give you the best advantages for converting customers. One common mistake real estate professionals (and salespeople in a variety of industries) make is focusing too hard on selling the house, and not enough on selling a solution to the…

June 20, 2018 rummy

Price plays a crucial role in deciding whether an owner will sell his/her home or a buyer will buy it. But how does one set a price that’s neither too low not to earn profit nor too high to deter potential buyers? Today we’ll talk about how the home appraisal process works. A home appraisal is a required part of the loan process and is conducted by a certified appraiser who evaluates and determines the property’s fair market value. The appraiser’s report includes a detailed look at the home’s general condition and a review of the surrounding area. Since housing…

June 19, 2018 rummy

In one of our previous posts, we have discussed why now is the best time to sell your home why-sell-your-house-now.html. For those who have realized and recognized the opportunity, you may find this information very helpful. In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are the top five reasons: 1. Exposure to Prospective Buyers  According to the 2017…

May 21, 2018 rummy

Is it really a great time to be a seller? Previously we have tackled the millennials drive to own homes. have-young-americans-lost-the-desire-to-own-homes.html We are well aware that young Americans are ready to commit. We also know for a fact that prices continue to incline, this means more money in your pocket. Needless to say, there’s no better time than now. Recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that now is a great time to sell your home. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ reveals that the best price for an item is realized when the supply of that…

September 13, 2017 rummy

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January 12, 2017 rummy

  It appears that Americans are regaining faith in the U.S. economy. The following indexes have each shown a dramatic jump in consumer confidence in their latest surveys: The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index National Federation of Independent Businesses’ Small Business Optimism Index CNBC All-America Economic Survey The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Survey It usually means good news for the housing market when the country sees an optimistic future. People begin to dream again about the home their family has always wanted, and some make plans to finally make that dream come true. If you are considering moving up…

January 11, 2017 rummy

  We can hit you with advice and free information until your eyes and ears hurt, but we know when it comes to money most people want to see results.  If we say we’re going to hit the ground running in 2017 there is only one way to prove a statement like that; through ACTION In our most recent blogs and videos we stressed ACTION; It’s a new year!  Go out there and get it done!  Just DO It!  Well let’s see, it’s only the 11th and already we have a CLOSING to tell you about.  The best part about…