Your buyers need your help! Learn how to zero-in on what they need to move forward and how to advise your buyer in any housing market, whether they are first-time, a remodeler, new construction, or an investor.
Get the picture of how your assets will stack up 5, 10, 20, even 30 years from now! With the Future Value Calculator, see how your mortgage balance, assets, (even assets that you are adding to each month) changes over time and how some planning now can result in big payoffs later.
NOTE: This worksheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be used to predict future earnings or advise the user that such earnings are imminent. This tool is not meant to replace a financial planner. Mortgage amortization is for estimation purposes only and may not be reflective of user's actual mortgage or payback. The Lones Group is not responsible for decisions or assumptions made based on this document.
Part two of our four part series on working with buyers. Don't miss this video which focuses on articulating your value to buyers, the buying process, as well as discussions about financing and marketing conditions. Learn to position yourself as more than an opener of lock-boxes.
During tax season, investors may hit their tipping point when they consider their leverage position. Get them thinking about how they may exchange one property for two or target a new type of investment in a new area.
When I ask Real Estate agents to show me what services they offer for buyers they usually look at me with a blank stare. They then usually say that they don't have a specific written plan or package for buyers. If this is you then you MUST get this CD. Today's buyers want to know what you do that is different from everyone else. You need to know how to showcase your services and how to show on paper exactly what you have to offer. Buyers packages make you look professional and save you time from running around scrambling to gather materials every time you need to send out some information to new buyers.
There's no word in real estate that is more misunderstood than the word closing. It conjures up images of a toothy salesman in a checkered sport coat hawking used cars. It reminds us of all of those times we were asked, "So, are you ready to buy today?"
Let's focus on your first meeting with a buyer and how to set the stage for ongoing success. Meetings are always more successful with an agenda! No matter how well you may already know the buyer, be sure to show up with an agenda for the meeting.
During tax season, investors may hit their tipping point when they learn a high sale may be imminent. Get them thinking about the possibility of selling and changing their investment strategy. This letter includes customization options as well as a median home price graph.
We get asked this question almost every month: What do I do when a buyer calls and says, "I need to go look at this house, I think I love it and you need to take me out right now!" What do you do?
Some agents use an MLS-generated Buyer Agency Agreement. You may want to consider instead the use of a "Pledge of Service" to build loyalty with your buyer clients.
Investors may hit their tipping point when they learn how to invest their proceeds tax-free with a 1031 Exchange. This letter outlines information on 1031 Exchanges, but we encourage you to enlist the help of an agent who is familiar with these and has resources if you do not.
I had a meeting last week with David Maider, a broker with Windermere Real Estate. Dave was in my coaching program for brokers last year, and he has always had great ideas and strong opinions about how to succeed in the real estate business. As a result, he’s cultivated a strong and successful group of agents in his office.
You've probably at least heard about the power of listing presentations - hopefully you are doing them for your potential sellers too! But have you ever thought about doing a buyer presentation? Set yourself up to be the expert and create a foundation of expectations from the start. Here are the five things that you should include in your buyer presentation and why you should add this tool to your business arsenal.
If you've been in the real estate business for any period of time, you've probably noticed that everybody is different. You naturally connect with some clients while others just can't seem to communicate with you. Why is that? Learn to listen for clues to your client's personality and how to talk to them in a way they'll respond to.
This handy tools allows your buyers to easily compare and contrast multiple properties when you are showing. Make it easy for your clients to evaluate homes when showing multiple properties in one session with our "Compare and Contrast" document.
This is the most accurate way to calculate appreciation in an area but finding individual appreciation rates can be a pain! However, take some of the pain of calculation out of the equation with this worksheet. One thing to note - if you are figuring appreciation over a period of time, try to look at solds that have sold recently to get the most accurate recent number.
Do you understand the psychology of your clients or is it still all about you? Many agents have a hard time accepting that it's always about the client and that people want what they want. It's important to understand this human nature and to work with it instead of against it. Here's how.
Denise leads you through the first of a four part series on buyers. In this video we talk about how to help buyers with their fears of the market and to get them off the fence. Whatever those fears, you need to be the expert to help them overcome those fears.
When faced with a multiple offer, time is of the essence. Make sure you have your ducks in a row with the multiple offer checklist!