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    Posted on September 27th, 2006

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    Real Estate, “Onion” Style

    If it’s in "The Onion", it MUST be true… Home Sales Dropping September 20, 2006 | Issue 42•38 For the third straight month, sales on preexisting homes dropped, leading realtors to call it a "buyer’s market." Here are some strategies sellers are using to entice buyers: Dropping price by 50 bucks Carrying around wad of […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on September 22nd, 2006

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    Realtors Aren’t Chopped Liver

    Or…”The Golden Rule Goes Both Ways” I don’t mind losing a deal every so often, really I don’t.  No one in sales “likes” to lose any time, but the fact of the matter is, lessons can be learned from losing a deal: i.e perhaps learning a sales tactic I never thought of before, or uncovering […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on September 17th, 2006

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    Does Longer DOM Mean You’ll Get a Lowball Offer?

    Days on market (DOM) is one of the key features buyers can factor in to the price they offer on a home.  Sometimes when a home has been on the market for a “long” time – long being totally objective, some may think 30 DOM is long, others will say 150 DOM is long – […]

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    Posted on September 6th, 2006

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    Relisting Discontinued – True Dat!

    "Truth is its own reward"…. Plato "There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known" …. John Lennon Today’s topic centers why it’s truly important to know the true "Days on Market" of a listing. RE Infolink, the governing body for our county’ MLS (and four other counties) has just ruled to discontinue the practice of […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on September 2nd, 2006

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    Gory Details Podcast – “Debunking the Bubble”

    Ok, so I’ve now dipped my proverbial toe into podcasting.  "The Gory Details", in addition to being a real estate blog, will now also be a monthly real estate podcast. It’s my first one here, so bear with me — will still be tinkering with the format, but the overall goal is to entertain with  […]