Did you know that a REALTOR’S job consists of more than putting a sign on the lawn, hosting an open house or chauffeuring clients around town?
Seriously, think about it … every client has specific goals above and beyond the transaction of buying or selling a home. What are yours? … Do you need to sell quickly? Do you want to buy, but have tarnished credit? Do you have good credit, but little savings? Are you going through a life-changing event and need an agent sensitive to those issues? Whatever your circumstance, choose an agent with PROVEN RESULTS who will WORK HARD FOR YOU and GO THE EXTRA MILE. Here are a few examples of how I went above-and-beyond to serve my clients this past year:
| Seller Frustrated with 180-day Expired Listing – Got it $old in less than 6 Weeks |
The title tells it all! After 6 months with little activity, only 8 showings, and no offers … these sellers were extremely frustrated by the selling experience and was ready to give up. But in our initial meeting, I restored their faith in the real estate market as I presented a detailed plan of action to get the house SOLD with specific strategies tailored for their property. It was music to their ears. Within 44 days, I generated 1-2 showings per week. In week 6, their property was under contract!
| 25 Years Old, Divorced, Very Little Savings |
Assisted a newly divorced, single, 25-year old client purchase her first home … she only had a $1,000 in her savings account; I secured her a $20,000 first-time homebuyer grant at 0% interest. She’s now living in a fully-remodeled 3BD/1BA home. She only pays $8 more a month toward her mortgage, than what she was paying for rent – how cool is that?! And if she ever lost her job, she has 2 other bedrooms she could easily rent, which would cover her mortgage payment. She’s a smart cookie!
| Divorcing Couple, Generated a Fast Sale, Got Asking Price |
Sometimes life throws you a curve ball, and this particular couple was no exception. Given their desire to start new chapters of their lives, their goal was to sell quickly. And they didn’t want the hassle of keeping their home “in showroom condition” for long. Yet, they wanted top-dollar for their property. And I did just that … sold the property in 6 days and got $425K their asking price. I was available to each of them around the clock – effective communication throughout the process to all parties was critical!
| Young Entrepreneur, Makes Luxury Purchase, No Money Down - No Closing Costs |
This business-savvy client was seeking the best possible deal for his next purchase that would generate a higher rate of appreciation to add to his portfolio of long-term investment properties. After several months, we found it! We secured him the proper financing, so there was no out-of-pocket costs for down payment monies, and I negotiated $14,000 in seller’s assist funding, so his closing costs were paid for by the seller. Let’s just say, this client is a happy camper and refers me to all of his friends!
| Young, Newly Engaged Couple, 1st-Time Buyer, Saved $15,000 |
This couple purchased a new construction townhome. With my negotiation skills at work for them, I secured the couple $15,000 in unadvertised builder upgrades. Now the couple will enjoy their designer master bath, deck, finished basement, kitchen island – and it didn’t cost them an extra dime! Needless to say, this couple was thrilled with my service. And I’m pleased to report, that I’ve been invited to attend their wedding this spring!