By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders GroupRE/Max AllianceEvery spring, homes with a FSBO sign in the front yard appear. You may have already spotted one or two in your neighborhood. As a realtor, we want to convince them to let us list their home. In trying to win over a “for sale by owner” (FSBO) listing, these … Continue reading For Sale By Owner (FSBO)
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What does my Homeowners Policy Cover?
By Todd PowersAlfa InsuranceBuying a home is likely the biggest financial step you’ll take in your life and one of the few physical financial assets you can have. Protecting your investment is crucial, and homeowners insurance helps you do that. Let’s dig into what your homeowner’s insurance means. At its simplest definition, a homeowners policy … Continue reading What does my Homeowners Policy Cover?
New Construction Homes
By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max AllianceNew construction homes are becoming more popular again. But there are some misconceptions about new homes that prevent many buyers from taking the plunge.Here are some common myths behind new construction:Myth # 1: New construction homes are always more expensive.While the median price of new construction homes is typically … Continue reading New Construction Homes
Negotiation in a Real Estate Deal or Transaction
By Darin Windham, Realtor Keyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance Have you ever asked yourself “how can I become a better negotiator?” If yes, you’re in luck, because the answer is simple: all you need to successfully negotiate on a higher level is to learn the psychology behind business negotiations. Mary P. Rowe, a professor at MIT, … Continue reading Negotiation in a Real Estate Deal or Transaction
The Seven-Year Real Estate Cycle
By Darin Windham, Realtor,Keyfinders Group, RE/Max Alliance Students of financial history have noticed that economic boom and bust cycles have been happening every seven years for decades. While some have been influenced by unforeseen events, many of these cycles happened because the Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and consumers followed the same strategies implemented for previous … Continue reading The Seven-Year Real Estate Cycle
Texting in Today’s Real Estate Market
By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance Many people today, especially the younger generation, prefer communicating by texting or messaging. They don’t want to take the time to talk on the phone. Just communicate with them by text, as short and concise as possible, and there is a very good chance they will respond!If you’re … Continue reading Texting in Today’s Real Estate Market
What’s The Best Way To House Hunt?
By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance House-hunting can be overwhelming for first-time and seasoned homebuyers alike. That’s why it’s important to address their questions early on in your relationship. Here are four topics to share with your new clients: Explain why research is essential.Advise your clients to decide what's most important to them in … Continue reading What’s The Best Way To House Hunt?
By Darin WindhamRealtor, Keyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance November reminds us of the beginnings of cold weather, football, hot drinks by the fire, and of course Thanksgiving and Black Friday. And it’s also the month we celebrate Veteran’s Day. Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of … Continue reading VA Loans
Claims to Avoid in Real Estate Marketing
By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance A few real estate agents make unproven claims in marketing. But instead of attracting new clients, these statements can put reputations at risk. Here are the top claims that real estate pros should never make without proof. Claim #1 – The best.What does this claim really mean? When … Continue reading Claims to Avoid in Real Estate Marketing
How does a real estate referral work?
By Darin Windham Realtor Key Finders Group RE/Max AllianceHow does a real estate referral work? We hear this question from so many people. Every day, in every US market, real estate recommendations are transmitted from agent to agent.Referrals are a vital lead source for agents when they adequately get targeted, so they want a consistent … Continue reading How does a real estate referral work?