I am the only Realtor in Illinois to service its farm and lake house communities- literally on a statewide basis. The vacation community in Illinois is not seasonal sales. I sell and market these properties 12 months a year. I have the biggest and best marketing program pertinent to these types of properties. I do 8 Real Estate booths year-round at Sport, Ag, Boat and Outdoor Shows. My "Buying your first lake house" seminar is very popular.
Buyers find me all over the internet. Most are frustrated trying to find a steak amongst all hamburger, generic advertising. You are correct that the selling tactics are not the same. I make it easy for them to find your property and have a terrific experience.... more
The value today is what matters. The value is determined by an analysis in an appraisal, a CMA (from your Reator), or a BPO (ordered by your lender). That value is only good at the time it's given. A $200K appraisal today may only be good for a couple of months, depending on what is happening in your market.
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