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Emmawatson009, Home Buyer in Louisville, KY
Emmawatson009 answered:
How long have you been in the business, and what made you get into the business?
If you want to begin a business but don't know where to begin, don't worry--you are not alone. Here are some tips to get you started:

1. Take a stand for yourself.
2. Business plann ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 8, 2016 Agent2Agent in 11901
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Debra Peters answered:
Do you ask your client to leave their home when hosting an Open House?
It is best for the homeowner's or tenants to not be in the home when an Open House is being held. I make the suggestion and explain why, but you don't always get full cooperation. Conve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 18, 2015 Agent2Agent in Manorville
Rob and Sonia…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Rob and Sonia Thomsen answered:
Do you ask your client to leave when hosting an Open House?
Generally our clients understand that they are to disappear during an open house. If we ever had a situation where that message didn't get through, we would definitely ask them to leave ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue May 26, 2015 Agent2Agent in Riverhead
Deanna,  in Nesconset, NY
Deanna asked:
Looking for Mentor or Coaching Services... Hello,
I am in the process of renewing my NYS Real Estate Brokers License, however I have been out of the industry for more than 20 years.
I would like to re enter the field by operating…
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 19, 2015 Agent2Agent in 11767
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
I just passed my salesperson exam. Does anyone have advice for selecting a real estate firm on Long Island as a part-time agent?
Make sure whichever office you choose is all about the agents and not all about themselves.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 21, 2014 Agent2Agent in Suffolk County
Jessica Tracy, Real Estate Pro in North Windham, CT
Jessica Tracy answered:
on all cash purchase in california is a HUD1 required?
Yes, and make sure you keep it on file.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 14, 2013 Agent2Agent in Islip
Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in Commerce Township, MI
Russ Ravary answered:
What advice would you have for a new agent?
One don't spend money for get rich marketing systems. Two soak up as much free training and info. One great source is Search through the groups and see all the wonderf ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Mar 31, 2013 Agent2Agent in 11968
Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in Commerce Township, MI
Russ Ravary answered:
Can anyone refer a reliable attorney who is experienced in negotiating / processing short sales?
I have yet to find one. The ones I've dealt with are just so-so
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 5, 2013 Agent2Agent in Suffolk County
Jared and Am…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Jared and Amanda Christiansen answered:
How important it is using a real estate agent who lives in their market place?
This is incredibly important. I used to try to help people anywhere in NE Indiana. Back in 2009 (when I just started) I listed a home an hour away. It was a big mistake. I was so fa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Agent2Agent in 11935
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
What is a diplomatic way to approach the immediate family of a newly disceased homeowner. It is his sons who are of age.

A heart felt bereavement card with your business card enclosed will say it all........if or when the time is right, they will consider contacting you.....

Good luck,

Bil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 13, 2011 Agent2Agent in Smithtown
Myra Gouger, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Myra Gouger answered:
If someone refers a listing to me and their comm. is 25% of my split do they get to collect an addl 25% from the buyers side if I bring the buyer in?
They get their 25% on the listing side only. The fact that you brought the buyer to your listing has nothing to do with them. If you didn't bring the buyer, all they would be entit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 27, 2010 Agent2Agent in Sayville
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
How do you fill out a HUD-1 form for an all cash transaction?
In Suffolk and Nassau counties of New York State, you don't fill it out, the title closer/attorneys do. (And if you're an agent asking this question, the answer is, you don� ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 20, 2010 Agent2Agent in Islip
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Christopher Lefebvre answered:
FOR AGENTS: How effective do you think the newspaper is for getting your listing sold?
90% of home buyer's look online for homes. Here is a link to the 2009 NAR home buyer's survey:

On the other hand, only 40% ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 7, 2010 Agent2Agent in Suffolk County
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Chevy Chase, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
if i have 100000 cash can i buy outright
CASH is KING! If you can find a home in that range in your particular area - OF COURSE!

Have a Realtor assist in negotiating your contract. You can have the seller pay ALL of your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 17, 2010 Agent2Agent in 11706
Shelley Murp…, Real Estate Pro in Islip, NY
Shelley Murphy answered:
Client obtained rental permit for 3 bdrm ranch in Mastic Beach was granted max 3 people, has 3 bdrm, den, kit, LR, bath. Does this sound correct?
Yes, I have a rental property in Mastic Beach Village as well. It has 3 bedrooms and has a max 3 people. It doesn't depend on the size of the bedrooms, but the size of the house - min ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 5, 2010 Agent2Agent in Mastic Beach
J R,  in New York, NY
J R answered:
If anyone else out there in the real world can read the last answer posted, can you tell me what you think of this sort of answer to my question:
there is always an out to an unhappy homeowner on an exclusive agreement.
Exactly. All they have to do is give written notice and they're out. Who wants to work f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 31, 2009 Agent2Agent in Southampton
Sean Goodwin,  in California
Sean Goodwin answered:
Any agents have clients who had success with loan mods? Or do you know anyone who did?
Hey Tom,

Yea, they are actually pretty easy. However getting the absolute best one for the client takes a little more time, work and know how. Banks are rushing to do loan mods as a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 11, 2009 Agent2Agent in Suffolk County
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
If you have this property listed for sale I have an interested investor./ Debbie Rafano/ Great South Bay Rea
There are currently several homes on that road with lis pendens. None of them have been listed. I would be happy to give you a referral if you contact me. I'll see if I can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2009 Agent2Agent in Hampton Bays
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Purcellvile, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
When leaving an agency properties listed by you while with that brokerage are the property of that firm but?
I don't know about other brokerage policies; well, I've heard things like RIchard says... boy, hope you're not going to his agency.

At Keller Williams, as an international brokerage ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2008 Agent2Agent in Suffolk County
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
Broker representation...when do you have options as an agent in the middle of a deal? See below
At this point if you continue with the deal, you can not change brokerages in the middle. you should have signed and independant worker agreement when you were hired with this current b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 30, 2008 Agent2Agent in Brentwood
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