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Attention Real Estate Sellers – What is your home really worth?

Zillow estimates are not precise

Get a Realtor’s Evaluation of your property for accuracy

As a real estate seller or real estate buyer you have probably viewed the Z-estimates Zillow or Trulia on their website.

This evaluation is called Automated Valuation Method (AVM). Essentially, it is computer generated software that reaches out for publicly available data and then uses that data to offer a suggested value—a quick result which does not involve a human being who has analyzed the actual data. The soft wear has never been in the neighborhood, nor on that particular street nor inside the home.

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Why Downsizing Your Home May Be the Best Decision You’ll Ever Make

downsizing your homeDeciding to move is already an emotional process, but throw in the fact that you’re considering downsizing and it’s likely to add an extra element of anxiety to the mix. But considering we’re living larger in the U.S. by an upwards of approximately 1,000 square-feet since 1973 — and space per person has doubled — you’ve got to ask yourself, how much space do you really need? There are several benefits that come with moving into a smaller abode, and once you become privy to them, you won’t even think twice about packing those boxes. (more…)

San Francisco Alzheimer’s Walk

Walk with me to end Alzheimer's a needy cause

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sat Sept 17th

Please join me, my family and my real estate colleagues on Saturday September 17th at the Marina Green in San Francisco with Registration at 8:30-9 am for the 3 Mile Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

There will be a fun rally beforehand with music, food and merchant booths. Alzheimer’s is a needy cause and giving back to our community gives all of us more clarity on what is truly important.

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In Real Estate a Picture is Truly Worth a Thousand Words–If Not More!

Take good photographs to advertise real estate listings

Most real estate buyers use the internet to buy homes and visual is very important

To be successful in real estate one must realize the fact that we live in an extremely visual culture. 

Beginning as  children we read picture books, and in today’s high-tech world  we continue to focus ever-more intensely on the graphic and the colorful. The question  we in the real estate professional need to ask ourselves is, why are there so many sub-par photographs nowadays in real estate listings?

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The Most Diverse Crop of Real Estate Agents San Francisco’s Ever Seen

Real estate business is favorable for millennials

The number of minorities who have enrolled in real estate courses has skyrocketed

I began teaching real estate classes in San Francisco in 2009.

Since then the economic climate has changed in the Bay Area.  It has gone from a market reeling from the meteoric impact of the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009 to the one of the greatest real estate booms in American History. 

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How Real Estate Staging Can Up Your Game—And Your Profit!

Be realistic about pricing real estate

To get the big bucks Sellers of real estate need to Stage

In real estate, you will frequently come across a client who has a completely false idea of what their property is worth.

On the one hand, you may have a client who seriously underestimates their property, and you get to be the one to tell them the good news. However, much more often it’s the opposite: Real estate clients who think their property is worth more than it is.

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How do Successful Salespeople Stay Motivated?

Internal positive energy important in sales success

Inner energy is the secret to success in life, relationships and real estate

The most important thing in real estate—and life—is not our outer get-up-and-go but what I call our inner energy.

At some point we got the idea that if all of the materialistic exterior circumstances of our lives appear to be going well, then all is well in our hearts and minds. We think that if we solve our external problems, we will be okay.

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Real Estate Success Formula SOUL’D Chapter 5: CONFIDENCE

Salespeople need to exhibit confidence

One of the eight virtues of real estate success is confidence as outlined in my new book SOUL’D

In real estate, you will frequently come across a real estate client who has a completely false idea of what their property is worth.

On the one hand, you may have a client who seriously underestimates their property, and you get to be the one to tell them the good news. However, much more often it’s the opposite: real estate clients who think their property is worth more than it is.

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Real Estate for Seniors: Stay or Move

Real estate needs change with age

Real Estate Clients needs change with age

Sometime in a real estate client’s life the decision to move or sell will have to be made.

To avoid making a real estate mistake do not wait. A health crisis is never a good time to make important decisions.

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With Real Estate Clients Communicate Frequently

As real estate clients age needs change

Discussing real estate wants with Tyler Florence

Real Estate clients go through many life transitions:

Getting married, having children, job transfers, divorce, children leaving, illness, death. That being said real estate clients will have different needs and wants in their housing situation at different times in their lives. As their Realtor you will want to be there during these transitions, because it very well could mean a sale.

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