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Real Estate Success Formula SOUL’D Chapter 2 Courage

Real Estate success requires courage and clarity

Real Estate Buyers, Real Estate Sellers and Real Estate Agents need courage to get their goals accomplished

In real estate or life whenever you and I embark on anything new, we most likely will have to step outside our comfort zone.

For some this exploration is exciting and empowering. For others, especially in a real estate context, this can be a scary prospect. How do we overcome our fears of the unknown so we can do our best job in helping real estate clients find the right home under the right circumstances, and make the sale? 

Or, if we are the Real Estate Seller, how can we be more realistic in our pricing and expectations rather than allowing emotions to cloud our judgment when pricing?  Market indicators might not be what we want to hear, but if not listened to can derail any real estate transaction. (more…)

Buying Real Estate for Retirement?

a retirement facility may be a possibility

How to make a real estate move as you age

In making a real estate move as you age, you might want to consider a retirement facility.

Since each one offers different real estate amenities, you need to physically get inside each one to make a qualified real estate decision. Make sure you ask what the fees are and what is covered—meals, recreation, maid service and transportation.

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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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Real Estate Greed Is Like the Drama and Intrigue during Henry VIII

Paula Pagano Realtor

Make sure real estate contracts are signed

San Francisco real estate is expensive and when a lot of money is involved real estate clients can get greedy.

Never mind that I helped a couple for five months prepare their house for sale! As a real estate expert with well-earned contact referrals, I came up with a great solution to re-design their entrance so Real Estate Buyers would enter on the main level and not the bedroom level which these clients were doing. 

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The Real Estate Agent Typical Salary

Since real estate agents are paid commission

Real Estate means hard work

A real estate agent is paid commission only

only, anyone asking the question: “What is a typical real estate agent salary?

clearly does not understand what the real estate profession is all about. This is made obvious to me when I get asked this question by people who want to get in the business when they see a few Realtors making tons of money.

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Real Estate and Giving Back to the Community

American Heart Association Award

Winning an award for the most real estate donors for the American Heart Association

As a successful Realtor who cares about the quality of life and loves San Francisco, I have given time and money to many worthwhile causes which are important to me.

In 1994 to celebrate McGuire’s Real Estate 75th Anniversary I chaired an Art Show at the Spectrum Gallery for the National Lymphedema Network which helps the survivors of breast cancer. The featured artists were Matuschka, Annette Porter and Amelia Davis. Little did I know then that my beloved sister in law would die of the disease a few short years later. At least I had the comfort of knowing I had done something good in her memory.

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The Best Real Estate Agent For You

A good Realtor is able to find the right property for their client

Lots of different types of real estate agents out there

Real estate agents come in all different shapes and sizes, strengths and specialties.

Finding the right property for a real estate client can be a time consuming complicated process especially in a competitive real estate market like San Francisco when big money is involved.

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