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I have seen an increase in the number of agents that do not timely present offers in some cases having to tell thier buyer that the property is under contract. What constitutes timely?
I have a bank owned listing. Many agents have shown or previewed the listing. A few agents write offers and I present them. The seller has given no written permission to disclose the fact that there is more than one offer on the table. The seller accepted the best offer and rejected the others. I...
Yesterday I was teaching a class where the subject of real estate social websites came up and the subject of blogging. I suddenly had the idea to go on line with the projector and start a blog for my students to see. I took a leap of faith that people would respond within a short period of time...
I'm just now teaching a ce class and I would like some input. Who can tell us the 3 best benitifs to blogging with other agents?
I was teaching a pre license class with several investors in the class. I asked the question how many people in the room have ever been given a combination to a lock box from an agent. Five hands out of 30 went up in the air. Is it ok to give the combination to a vacant house to a buyer?
I was trying to come up with a new dilemma for today but I am fresh out of ideas. Perhaps someone has had an experience they have a question about.
Ok you are still a property manager with a 6 unit apartment building. Each unit has 2 bedrooms and you have a strict occupancy limit only 4 persons per unit. I inquire about renting one of the units saying that I intend to live there with my husband and our two teenage fraternal twins one boy a...
You are a property manager and you have an apartment building with two available units advertised for rent. Unit 1 is on the 12th floor with a huge balcony and view of the lake. Unit 2 is on the 1st floor with a nice patio but no view of the lake. I inquire about the 12th floor unit letting yo...
You are an agent in an exclusive agency relationship with a buyer. The buyer is a pro basketball player who wishes to remain anonymous. One evening While home with the family your spouse asks about your day. You tell your spouse about the properties you have been showing to your anonymous buyer a...
You go on a listing appointment and while you are there the seller Lets you know that they would take as much as $20,000 less than list price if necessary. You note this in your file. Back at the office you are at your desk in the bull pen. You must go to the restroom. While away from Your desk a...