Thursday, August 15, 2019 / by Exit Homevets Realty
Selling your home can be complicated, maybe you're trying to purchase another property while selling the one you live in. Hiring a REALTOR® can save you time and money by the education provided by the professional real estate person. The Agent you hired will help you set the correct price for your home, market and show the property to qualified buyers, provide you with information about the pros and cons of the offers received, also helping you negotiate favorable terms on your behalf.
FIND YOUR REALTOR®
WHEN SETTING A PRICE TO SELL YOUR HOME
Set a price for you home to find a suitable buyer. If you set the price of the home to low, you'll be cheating yourself out of money, but also when asking for too much, you're not going to be able to find a buyer. Websites with home valuation estimators will not determine the value of your home. We REALTORS® are the people with the data and the expertise to accurately investigate the market and ma ...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 / by Exit Homevets Realty
By: Real Estate Express
The most successful real estate professionals have one thing in common: they never stop learning. Working in such a rapidly changing industry means that you, too, must continue to change. Looking to add to your technology toolbox? Learn a second language to better work with international clients? Up your social media game? If you have big ideas for continuing education but are short on time during the week, turn to the weekend. Below are a few tips to help:
Find the right fit
Do you need a teacher to hold you accountable? Do you prefer online or in-person courses? Before signing up for a class, do your research to find the right fit and set yourself up for success. To start, scour the internet and local posting boards for continuing educationopportunities. Look for courses offered online, or through local universities and continuing ed organizations. Do you know a real estate pro who has the ex ...
Friday, June 28, 2019 / by Exit Homevets Realty
By: Real Estate ExpressJune 24, 2019
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You can be the most proactive agent in the world when it comes to studying up on continuing education, attending real estate seminars or putting in a strong effort during your daily work routine; however, nothing beats experiencing how the job is done from the shoes of a top agent.
While coaching and training sessions can be helpful, shadowing a fellow agent who has the years of experience and sales transactions to back up their success will help you truly elevate your business. What can you do to make the most of a shadowing opportunity?
Match up with the right agent
Not all agents are created equal, both in productivity and how they interact with other industry professionals. You want to find someone that you not only look up to as a real estate professional, but also someone you have a solid relationship with and you know adheres to cor ...
Monday, June 24, 2019 / by Exit Homevets Realty
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.
Even if you are not in an incredibly competitive market, understanding your budget will give you the confidence of knowing whether or not your dream home is within your reach.
Freddie Mac lays out the advantages of pre-approval in the ‘My Home’ section of their website:
“It’s highly recommended that you work with your lender to get pre-approved before you begin house hunting. Pre-approval will tell you how much home you can afford and can help you move faster, and with greater confidence, in competitive markets.”
One of the many advantages of working with a ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 / by Exit Homevets Realty
As loved ones start to get older, we start to wonder: how long will they be able to live alone? Will they need someone there to help them with daily life? There’s a reason to ask those questions now more than ever, as the average life expectancy in the U.S. is 78 years old! As a result, 41% of Americans in the market are searching for a home that can accommodate a multigenerational family.
The graph below shows the number of people by generation that purchased a multigenerational home because they will either be taking care of an aging parent or they just want to spend time together.Of those buyers, 26% indicated they will be taking care of an aging parent, and 14% said they want to spend time with an aging parent. These numbers do not come as a surprise. According to Pew Research Center, 64 million Americans (20% of the population) lived in a multigenerational household in 2016 (Last numbers available).An increasing number of studies affirm ...