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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate
Comments and advice on the Real Estate market in Washington State and the housing market in and around Wenatchee, East Wenatchee and the Wenatchee Valley.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Wenatchee's Performing Arts Center is a great addition to life in Wenatchee! They have a wide range of programs. Recently the cast of Whose Line Is It Anyway. In the near future Capitol Steps, Tennessee Three (I am helping to sponsor), plus a season long family/Children program, Opera, dance and ...
06/18/2007
Negotiating is an art. It is also the way we make our livings. But how many really negotiate? In fact with the last few years negotiating has almost gone the way of the DoDo. So Id like to discuss, from a buyers perspective, a few ways to get your price and what should be done.First a generalizat...
06/14/2007
I was reading a blog on AR about not knowing where your next client is coming from. (Good blog and comments by the way.) I remembered an experience I had as a new agent with a name tag.I was late for an appointment with an HR type to present some material for relocation. The office was located in...
06/03/2007
Curious. I had a customer that I sold and almost the whole transaction was via the internet. (By the way I use customer instead of client as I don't think the internet can foster a client relationship). This guy appears at my office one day to see a house located in our market area. He is an MD f...
05/22/2007
I had several offers submitted in the last day or two on a house I listed over the weekend. We had spent a lot of time pricing and staging and the property was in a visible and appealing location so we were sure the sale would go well.When it became apparent we were correct we noted in the MLS th...
05/10/2007
I frequently get asked about foreclosures. Specifically about buying at the sale. Here are a few thoughts... I used to run a large Loan Administration Department for a couple different Mortgage Bankers (aka Loan Servicing), so I have experience from that side. I have a client that often buys at a...
05/06/2007
A banker friend called me about data for our local MLS. His bank, heraring all the press was concerned about what is happening East of the mountains. So here is the data I provided. Note it is through 4/24 and for the entire MLS if we carve out Wenatchee and Residential only it gets better: MARKE...
04/24/2007
So you have decided that Real estate is the way for you. life style, hours, money etc. Hmmmm could be but you might want to look at your business plan.... or if you don't have one create one. Otherwise it will be none of the above. Buyers don't just call and sellers don't just drop out of the sky...
04/23/2007
The other day I was showing a long term client some property in the area. This client, originally from Hawaii, was explaining how wonderful Hawaii was but also how boring... same weather, same wind , same temp same day. On the other hand one of the reason they were locating to Wenatchee was gener...
04/21/2007
My best client almost left me the other day. Oh, sure it wasn't intentional and I am not sure that he was even thinking of leaving it was just what happened and even worse what the results (long term) could have been.I have a very good client that buys 4-6 properties from me a year and I also sel...
04/21/2007
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Comments and advice on the Real Estate market in Washington State and the housing market in and around Wenatchee, East Wenatchee and the Wenatchee Valley.