Seymour (Knoxville, TN)
By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
I’m back in Knoxville after attending the annual National Association of Realtors (NAR) Conference and Expo in San Diego, California.   View of the San Diego skyline from Coronado Island One of the most exciting things I saw at the conference was the official unveiling of NAR’s new consumer website, HouseLogic. HouseLogic is not a listings website like Realtor.com but rather a consumer resource which NAR intends to make the ‘go to’ site for homeowners and buyers to visit for objective and valuable advice, tips, and pretty much everything you need to know about owning and buying real estate. You can simply visit the site and search to find whatever you’re looking for; it’s laid out very well and easy to navigate. A second option is to sign up for a free account and be able to find more e...
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By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX Shoreline)
"Consumers tell us if they don't see multiple photos on a listing, they doubt the credibility of the Realtor." Lorna Borenstein, president of Move Inc. Those are very strong words. Do you have lots of photos on your listings? Even the ugly ones? Do you think potential buyers won't see the property once they get there? Consumers want to see lots of people when they look at your listings and it's in our best interests (not to mention our sellers) to deliver them. Lots of companies like Move, Zillow, Trulia, and others, study consumer viewing habits on their websites and they've found that listings without photos only get about 25% of the 'click throughs' to other information about that listing. So to get your listings really looked at by potential buyers (and sellers, yeah, they look at l...
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