If your real estate agent dresses like a tart, send them this video please! Some of them have no business hosting an open house in 6 inch stilettos, halter top & daisy dukes (unless Heidi Fleiss is your seller & Hugh Hefner is your buyer, in which case I'll let it slide). There's no need to resort to " tawdry tricks of the trade" to get clients. Use your brains. Use your experience. Use your savoir-faire. The house is for sale; not you! Respect yourself & people will respect you.
Is it a good idea to work with your friend who is a real estate agent? Watch as I discuss the pros & cons of this touchy topic. Also read my accompanying article "Straddling the awkward line between friend or family & client" from Agent Genius magazine.
What is a sure fire way for a buyer to submarine their purchase? Lowball the seller's price? Submit a 3 page laundry list of repairsfor the seller? No! It's going on an Imedla Marcos shopping spree! If you are in contract with your new house, avoid any huge purchases before you close! You might disrupt your debt-to-income ratio & blow your deal! Hold off onengagement rings, cars, big appliances until AFTER you get your keys!
Some agents claim all those real estate TV shows make us look unprofessional and unrealistic. Well, I say, Thank goodness! Watch to see why!
Also, my adjoining article about this appears on Agent Genius Magazine.
Would you turn down a listing that's been hit by the ugly stick one too many times? Hey, fugly or not, it's a pay check!