Ilona Matteson

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Real Estate Agent - Beach Realty & Construction on the Outer Banks of NC



Yesterday my blog on Time Management created quite a welcome discussion.  I started out to outline the four main challenges agents are facing today…in my humble opinion of course.  They are time management, rejection, generating qualified leads and overcoming the 2 main objections we get from buy...
Each market brings its own challenges.  Even when the market was going straight up you could hear the chatter from agents about multiple offers and not enough inventory for them to find the right house for their buyers.  We talk so much about when is the best time to buy or sell and similarly we ...
Are you starting to hear: "I'm going to wait to list until after the holidays…. "When you get this objection, one question to ask first is: "If you did get an acceptable offer during this season, would you sell the property? "  If the answer is yes, then we can go into some of the great reasons w...
Before my Dad passed in 2002 he left a pretty big impression on me with a lot of his valuable wisdom.  One being more appropriate today than any other day, since it is after all my Birthday!  He said… “having another birthday is certainly better than the alternative.” Each year as we get older ma...
Foreclosures, short sales, loan mods, oh my!  What an incredible situation we are faced with as a Real Estate Professionals today.  While we should all be staying educated on what’s going on, let’s not let it mess with our heads too much.  Did I miss it or has the fat lady started singing?  I hav...
Dear Reality…why can’t you be nicer? I’m not quite sure what happened to me, almost as if the creative juices were literally plucked from my brain after the 30 day challenge.  I’ve managed to write only 3 blogs since I finished it and haven’t even logged in every day for those easy points.  It’s ...

Ilona Matteson

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