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?

VA Loans

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?

Yes…It’s Still A Good Time To Buy A Home Regardless of Mortgage Rates

By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance With mortgage rates beginning to go up, is it still a good time to purchase a home? And the answer is absolutely yes! Read on for some background on rates and the influence you can have on your mortgage rate! How mortgage rates have changed over timeToday’s mortgage … Continue reading Yes…It’s Still A Good Time To Buy A Home Regardless of Mortgage Rates

Should You Waive A Home Inspection In A Hot Real Estate Market?

By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance Home inspections can make or break the decision to buy a house. They can unearth structural and equipment problems, roof issues, faulty mechanical systems and other serious defects.Yet a hot real estate market, particularly a seller’s market, has left many prospective home buyers passing up the opportunity to … Continue reading Should You Waive A Home Inspection In A Hot Real Estate Market?

Quick Tips to Boost The Appeal Of Your Home

By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance Embarking on the home-selling journey is very exciting but it can also be very intimidating especially if you are a first-time seller. Many sellers get anxious about this because they immediately think that they need to spend a lot of money to make their home seem amazing. … Continue reading Quick Tips to Boost The Appeal Of Your Home

HOW TO LOVE YOUR HOME MORE, RIGHT NOW!

By Darin Windham, RealtorKeyfinders Group RE/Max Alliance Here’s what I mean… Our days are busy. A lot of them consist of just getting through our to do list, getting the kids fed, bathed, and put to bed and maybe squeezing in 5 minutes to ourselves before making lunches, and cleaning up the kitchen before going … Continue reading HOW TO LOVE YOUR HOME MORE, RIGHT NOW!

When Is The Best Time To Put Your Home On The Market?

By Darin Windham, RealtorKey Finders Group RE/Max Alliance The busiest four months (May, June, July, and August) make up 40% of annual home sales volume, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. But we are currently in a Seller’s Market in our area. The volume of homes for sale is down, and the … Continue reading When Is The Best Time To Put Your Home On The Market?