Praveen Mudwani

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Bob Crane
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false, only after a certain point.  If you do not have enough info out there then you will lose their interest right away.

Apr 20, 2016 01:42 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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This depends on too many factors! Property type, accuracy of info, individual needs of a buyer, ability of the agent to convey info with clarity, ability of consumer to understand info. EXAMPLE: awful skewed-looking stitched photos. Buyers get a headache but the location's where they want to be. If they had the good sense to hire a buyer's agent, they were already told what to look for--and past. So the answer is yes. True or false. You're welcome! 3:)

Apr 20, 2016 02:53 AM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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    This topic goes back to the BS days of real estate magazine advertisements that omitted the address, and even the price.  Information is GOOD, not bad!

Apr 20, 2016 01:41 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Praveen,

It depends on the demographic and psychographic of the market this is intended for...A

Apr 20, 2016 01:30 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Yes, I try to post as much information as possible. I want only calls from people who saw all my 40-60 pictures and have the needs matching to that listing. I was too many times in time wasting situations when you do not have enough information and find the house that does not match the description or your clients needs. 

Apr 20, 2016 05:47 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

1st off stop YELLING in your comment.

I think that initially buyers are not qualified to rule out any properties until they actually get into some houses & become more accustomed to our way of describing them. Case in point, raised ranches vs split levels, etc.

Apr 20, 2016 03:03 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I made the comment, so I'm going with "True"

Explanation:

Yes you need basic information out there, descriptions, photos, address, price, etc.  There can be too much information though, photos that show things in a bad light.  For example, the 360 degree photos of a room.  They show the room from good and bad angles with no control over the exposure.  A buyer could be turned off by something in a photo, yet would otherwise love the house. 

 

I've had buyers rule out a house because of the photos seen online or because of the way something was worded, like "multi-level".  They eventually saw the house in person months later and fell in love with it, placed an offer and bought it.  Their only regret, ruling it out because of a photo that showed a negative that they thought was a deal breaker, but was easily fixed and not as big of an issue in person.

 

Information has a fine line.  Too much info can overwhelm or dissuade a buyer, too little info can annoy a buyer (or their agent).  Provide room dimensions for example and that may turn off someone who can't picture an 11x11 room or thinks that's small.  Get them in the house and they love the room size and see it'll work.  Don't provide a price or other vital information and you may get a phone call, but you may not even get someone's interest as they'll imagine their own price.

Apr 20, 2016 07:05 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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I think it's true.... have just enough to make them call you so you can have the opportunity to close them for an appointment to MEET.... important information like the town, the number of bedrooms, bathrooms and the price....that's enough...

Apr 20, 2016 06:18 AM
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Eric Kodner
Madeline Island Realty - La Pointe, WI
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False.

If providing less information to prospective buyers is the driving goal behind the "wikipedia of real estate" that you hope to create, I'd say don't bother. Providing more information protects the consumer, and consumer protection is built into the Realtor Code of Ethics. Making more information available to the public also protects the agent/broker.

Apr 20, 2016 03:23 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

False...marketing, advertising and disclosing is an art-form. Furthermore, in capable hands, it produces good results. Tell what is pertinent and relevant. People who are serious players are waiting for it

Apr 20, 2016 03:17 AM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
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True.

I have been working only buyers for 25 years and while they want tons of info if they are interested in making an offer, I do think info such as room sizes,number of windows, and room colors may be enough to reject seeing the property.

A 3 bedroom house may be laid out with more usable space than some 4 bedroom homes, yet most will want to see the 4 bedroom.  A large room with a bunch of windows may not be fully utilized, but may add some needed light.

Buyers need to see the property to fully evaluate it...or let me do the eliminating.  

Sometimes, buyers elimate good houses and want to see the "b" list simply because they come to incorrect conclusions based on too much information.

Just like going on a blind date, too much info can be a turnoff...

Eve

Apr 20, 2016 03:11 AM
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Corinne Guest
Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
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Fales and for a multitude of reasons. There's nothing black and white about this question.

Apr 20, 2016 01:57 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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Based on the info provided i would say FALSE. I personally don't like half the info. I.e. great location! But no address listed. Big Price Reduction call today-I am not going to call you......

Apr 20, 2016 01:51 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

This is an invalid question.

True or False without providing the information to be judged is an invalid question.

That is what creates an unintended selection bias.

This is like asking if a dictionary containing 900 pages is better than one containing two pages.  The reality is they are equally worthless if in a language not understood by the reader.

Because you have providing INVALID choice the selection bias will result in this example as "more is better."  That is WHAT YOU WANT TO BELIEVE, and the question will deliver that validation.

Apr 20, 2016 01:22 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
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False - it enables a buyer to make a better informed decision, to proceed ot not

Apr 20, 2016 01:22 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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False, they can make an informed decision.

Apr 20, 2016 01:19 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
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True - but that is a good thing in my opinion. 

I don't want my Sellers primping and preening for showings for Buyers who would have otherwise passed on seeing the home if more info was provided showing that the home wasn't suitable for their needs. 

Apr 20, 2016 01:15 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

False:  The more information out there gives the buyer the confidence to proceed with the purchase ... making an informed decision. 

Apr 20, 2016 01:11 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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true but I like to think the more the better to get the people excited.

 

Apr 23, 2016 01:08 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

False. 

Apr 20, 2016 10:17 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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false- why waste time if the house won't work for some reason the buyer objects to

Apr 20, 2016 02:58 PM
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Sharon Kowitz
CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN Fonville Morisey Cary, NC - Cary, NC
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I think it's false! Many buyers will have multiple print outs and lists of homes they want to see. Then once they are in the house, or even the neighborhood, they know it's not the right home for them

Apr 20, 2016 12:37 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
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My buyers like lots of information and in fact it saves me time too. I sent a list of homes for buyers to check out (about 15) and they narrowed down the list to about 6 and drove by all six. Only one made the cut to see inside and verify if it looked like the photos. They are writing an offer tomorrow.

Apr 20, 2016 12:34 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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I believe that to a certain extent.   YOu need to have some new things to explore, but not any major ones.  They should be part of the draw

Apr 20, 2016 12:33 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Praveen Mudwani - my answer is FALSE!

More information you provide better it is for buyers - and something of the additional information may help buyers to look at the home.

Apr 20, 2016 12:29 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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I've hear that's the case.  Not sure I believe it.

Apr 20, 2016 12:00 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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I would rather have a buyer know and move on than spend an hour showing them and they hate it becuase they didnt know. 

Apr 20, 2016 10:45 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Just read your Profile page and I wish you the Best of Luck in your Surveys, as that will determine which direction you will go, with realtors. 

Apr 20, 2016 08:52 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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No, not necessarily, but maybe and also maybe each piece of information eliminates someone, yet leads to the real buyer if the information is well-received i.e. if that is what they were looking for.

Apr 20, 2016 08:21 AM
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Jeffrey Jones
AZ Home Seekers - San Tan Valley, AZ
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basically true. it could, and if they veto early on, better for you; they would have anyway.

Information is not bad, hiding flaws is.

If a piece of information may kill a sale why wait to bring it up?

Apr 20, 2016 07:40 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

False, the more information a buyer has about a property the more likely they are to look at it only if it works for them.

Apr 20, 2016 05:55 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

For some yes, others not so much.   Many buyers are looking for reasons to disqualify a potential home as a possibility, so the more information they have, the more reasons they have to disqualify it.  But, sooner than later they will get this information anyway.

Apr 20, 2016 04:52 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

As with most question: True or False, Yes or No is rarely adequate without explanation.  That's how lawyers twist testimony to fit their side.  

So, the answer is... "It depends".  

Apr 20, 2016 03:25 AM