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Joan Defenbaugh, Realtor® DefenbaughTEAM Keller Williams Capital Partners I'm the geeky grandma with a real estate license. I also help train our wonderful Keller Williams Capital Partners agents on how to use our technology.
This is also great information to have on hand when we have our Ohio snow days!  You get them more in Northern Ohio than we do in Columbus :)How To Be A Productive Realtor If You're Too Sick To Leave The House. Yes, I am a Realtor and I am sick. Sick enough that I most likely can't leave the hous...
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Great article Mary. We have a Buyer Consultation with clients. We have just started this process, but we've heard from other teams that the more we show them on that consult, the smaller the list of properties will be. We have a large screen monitor where we can pull up the listings on the MLS an...
This is a great way to look at "getting ready to sell" - cost vs cost of not doing the improvements.  Some home sellers seem to want to price it "as-is" and let the buyer personalize the home. It's a fine line between needing to update something because it's in average to poor condition over it b...
I love Pinterest because I am such a VISUAL organizer. I am drawn to a certain retro style in home style and decor and when I find it, Pinterest is my virtual tear sheet file. If I saved pages from a magazine, they would be lost and never admired. I hadn't thought of the renovation idea. My son i...
So true. Although we are seeing multiple bids on new listings, over list price contracts too - the appraiser cannot over value the property. Some buyers may be in the financial position to make up the difference in appraised value and the contract price, but I would not like to do that myself. Th...
Seller Secrets: How do buyers find your home? Your home price needs to compel a buyer to make an offer. Do you want to be IN the market or OUTSIDE of the market? It is so tempting to test the market with a little bit higher list price, especially now that the Columbus, Ohio real estate market loo...
Oh look! A new listing in Grandview, Ohio ! Grandview Ohio homes are "flying off the shelves" - This agent has a "Sale Pending" sign in her car. She is going to go back to her office before her next home value consultation while many Buyer Agents with buyers come through the house today.  Multipl...
Listening and watching a recording of Gary Keller's State of the Company speech at this year's Family Reunion convention in Dallas Texas. February 2013. Home prices as shown on the graph are fascinating to see in this format.  Here is why we got in trouble - real estate appreciation rates. They w...
UPDATE - IT's GONE!    Seriously? yes... We need homes for our buyer clients. $200,000 to $400,000 price range! Multiple locations around Central Ohio. Contact us today if you are thinking of selling your home.   Kemp & Co - Keller Williams Capital Partners recently sold a fantastic home located ...

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