(https://www.zillow.com/agent-resources/trends-and-data/tips-and-advice/open-houses-during-the-holidays/) How can your listing and Open House draw a crowd when you’re competing with the holiday rush? – Market early and broadly: use the tools we’ve described in past posts to share your listing – Facebook, Instagram and even Pinterest will help sell the key attributes of the property. – Make sure the house … Read More
Your Last-Minute Year-End Financial Planning Tips (https://www.forbes.com/sites/markavallone/2017/10/01/10-quick-year-end-financial-planning-tips/#332ade223a59) Have you made the most of the tools available to you to close out 2017 financially strong? A recent article on Forbes. Com listed the following tips: Assess your 2017 plan progress and forecast for new year – perhaps goals you didn’t accomplish in 2017 can be set … Read More
https://www.fhfa.gov/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-Announces-Maximum-Conforming-Loan-Limits-for-2018.aspx The following is a summary of the news release from the FHFA about maximum conforming loan limits for 2018; for complete details please refer to the link listed. On November 28th, The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac … Read More
Best Holiday Gifts for your Clients (Excerpt from: https://www.inman.com/2016/11/23/ultimate-holiday-gift-guide-real-estate-clients/) This is based on a survey conducted by Inman to real estate professionals; of course, you know your clients best, but maybe this will help as you move into the holiday giving season… An edible/drinkable item: such as bottle of wine, cookies, local specialties (honey, … Read More
How to create an odorless home Excerpt from: (https://www.inman.com/2017/10/31/the-nose-knows-how-to-deal-with-smelly-listings) According to a survey done by the housekeeping channel, the top five worst odors in a home are led by the smell of rotting garbage and include, in order, pet smells, mold, body odor and tobacco. Garbage Smelly garbage can? Taking out the trash and scrubbing … Read More
Thank you to all that have served and who are currently serving and protecting this great country!
Inman recently did a little research on what savvy real estate professionals are doing in 2017 to rise above the market clutter – some of the information isn’t a surprise, while other insights might require a little practice to perfect the process. 1. Live streaming and video marketing: This strategy might take a little … Read More
Here’s a few interesting facts about Daylight Saving Time Though in favor of maximizing daylight waking hours, Benjamin Franklin did not originate the idea of moving clocks forward. After being unpleasantly stirred from sleep at 6 a.m. by the summer sun, the founding father penned a satirical essay in which he calculated that Parisians, … Read More
You’ve been collecting lots of names of interested prospects – looking to buy, in the process of thinking of selling their current home or first-time homebuyers, etc. What do you do with all this information? It’s tough to personally follow up with everyone, but you don’t want to lose an opportunity. Nurturing campaigns could be … Read More
Have you registered yet for the Pups Patrol for Heroes Dog Walk? We look forward to seeing you, your dog(s), family and friends as we walk along the notable Frawley Stadium at the Wilmington Riverfront! See you on October 14th!