Shari Posey's Diary of a Mad Realtor

Real Estate Agent - Berkshire Hathaway HSCP
Being a successful real estate agent (Realtor) is so much more than listing homes and showing them to buyers.
7154 E. Peabody Street, Long Beach, California, 90808Stunning, Fully Remodeled 4 Bedroom Pool Home on a Large Lot4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Swimming Pool, Big Corner Lot!      List Price $649,000The owners have upgraded this home from top to bottom...everything including cherry hardwood floors...
A local agent called me yesterday afternoon about one of my listings he was thinking of showing his buyer client. He wanted to know if the seller would be interested in a lease option. I told him the seller would be very interested. He went on to ask me how much the seller would sell the house fo...
Listening to the media can be very confusing when you are trying to decide whether to buy or sell now. Not only are reports conflicting but they are usually based nationwide, statewide or regional statistics. In fact, the housing market is very localized, meaning that you can have a down market l...
One day the buyer is qualified; the next day he is not! I've had several buyers and offers from buyers that have pre-approvals written 2 weeks ago but now they are just pieces of scratch paper. Lenders are changing their guidelines on a daily basis, so if you are a buyer and you got approved a fe...
I think there are more scams out there now then when the market was hot. Every day I get a call from a buyer or seller who has come into contact with some amazing opportunity. Usually it is buyers and sellers who are not working with a Realtor and are searching the internet on their own. Of cours...
An old friend called me today and wondered if it would be possible for his son to get together with a few friends and buy a house. They have all started their careers and are renting crappy apartments for about $800 per month each. My friend said his son can't afford much more than his current re...
In this morning's LA Times there was a Letter to the Editor from a life-long renter who is says he has "no sympathy" for the thousands of mortgage people losing their jobs and I'm sure it extends to the thousands of homeowners losing their homes. There's a is dedicated to ...
We had a great turn out for this week's foreclosure tour. We had 5 investors looking for single family homes in Long Beach & Lakewood. We took them to 8 awesome properties. I got a call from one of the buyers today because he wants to show his partner a couple of them next week. Another one of th...
I conduct weekly open house tours of fantastic opportunities on bank-owned/foreclosure homes & condos in Long Beach, Lakewood and Signal Hill.Call me for more information and to participate in the next tour!562-673-7348
That headline was a comment from a buyer at an open house I was holding on a great listing of mine in Redondo Beach. Today was the first day on the market and I had 25 people to the open house!! The house looks fantastic--it's totally upgraded to today's standards. I find it very ironic that duri...

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