Agent2Agent—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 17

I'm looking for an agent(s) willing to hold some open houses. I have a listing in SW Austin ($185,000), one in Dripping Springs ($329,000) and
one in Pflugerville ($125,000) right now that I don't have the time to hold open houses for. If you're interested in holding an open house to generate buyers leads, please just let me know.
Do you use video to market your listings?
Virtual tours and automatically generated Youtube videos that use still pictures are easy. However, do any of you use real video footage to pmarket your listings and how do you promote the video to get…
Im looking to redo my website can you recommend a custom website developer??
My website is AgentBoca.com. Any tips or suggestion for new site, I would love to hear from you. Thanks:) Jen Sommers
If you're already working with another broker..
It seems like one of the major differences between real estate brokers and mortgage lenders is that lenders often have in their advertising - "even if you're in process with another lender, give us a call..."…
Would it make sense for us to agree that after X years in the profession, a REALTOR® is expected to have achieved a nationally-recognized competency?
Real estate agents are consistently listed among the least admired professions in America. Would it make sense for us to agree that after X years in the profession, a REALTOR® is expected to have achieved…
Any agents feel that Trulia's ad campaign switch was misrepresented by the Trulia telemarketers?
I went from paying for 100% ad placement and having zero competition on non-featured ads to having 100% ad placement and 3 other agents listed in that same ad. I swear I was told by my rep that we would…
What IDX search do you use on your web sites? Why do you like it?
There are many companies offering IDX search for websites and Facebook pages. Wanted to start a discussion on the pros and cons of the different companies offering and the pros and cons of the available…
How to study for real estate license exam?
I am currently studying for my real estate sales associate license; however, this is A LOT of information to memorize, and I am pretty sure not everything I memorize is going to be covered in the state…
Home inspector marketing?
Just wondering how real estate agents respond to home inspector marketing and what works, and what does not work. Does it help when you bring goodies like pens and brochures along with food to get in the…
I am looking for builders in need of a lender contact
My name is Alexandra Weishaar, I am a Purchase Coordinator Representative here at Guardian National Bank. I am looking to build contacts with builders all over the nation. Please reply back to me at: alexw@gnblending.com…
Are you having your clients sign documents electronically when meeting them in person?
I had an interesting listing appointment today. As I was gathering my accoutrement to make my exit, the client said his previous Realtor had him sign all documents on his computer. I was shocked and…
Fun client gifts?
I am looking for ideas on fun client gifts. Simple easy relatively inexpensive things that can be sent out as a client shops or as they await closing. They can also be used to reconnect with past clients.…
Have trulia help you reach the level you've been trying to reach as an agent?
Being the top selling/ buying agent in your office?
Do you think we priced this property correctly.?
www.10951CaminitoArcada.com. Pretty standard for the community, the kitchen counters are updated tile and there is ceramic tile downstairs. It's a really clean home. The back yard is small and could use…
I'm getting really disgusted with agents.....
who don't answer questions posted by consumers, but say "call me so I can tell you how I can help." This is not a free advertising site. If you want to buy ad space, buy it. If you don't have a good…
I just got my salesperson license. Are there brokers who offer part-time and/or online training in San Francisco?
I want to avoid having to quit my current job to get started. I want to sell my first home before plunging in full-time.
Best broker in Philadelphia with maximum percentage return to hang your license???
I am new real estate licensee. Like to know, which broker provide the most percentage return in selling property and I am also trying to buy a house for myself and what’s the best commission you…
Has anyone heard of or used Visual Shows?
This company I'm curious about, they claim to have good listing syndication yet haven't shown anything active where their name is behind it. I have a picture of a listing they sent me showing…
Where really is De Luz? Temecula, (Riverside County) or Fallbrook (North San Diego County) or both
This question is directed to RE Professionals who farm the North San Diego County and Temecula RE Market. My family has lived and worked in the Temecula (Rancho California) market for over 5 decades. Our…
Gotta love one thing about Trulia
The stock TRLA is pretty easy to predict! Up 7% today! SELL SELL SELL.. ChaChing!! My IRA Brokerage Account thanks you!
CA agents, where do you see the market in 6mths? 1yr?
With many variables and shifts that have already occurred within the last 2 years I see change happening now but what direction do you see it heading?
A client I have in Florida has a home for sale in MS. He wants to market to the New Orleans area. He had no luck with a local realtor. Any ideas?
I gave up my Mississippi license so I can not list my Florida client's home in McColm MS. He had it listed with a local realtor and received no offers. It is a very large estate home with a pool.…
I joined Trulia in the past 30 days and am getting a "sinking" feeling. Did I make a mistake?
I purchased zip codes and am trying to complete my profile, but have already had problems with listings and "half" listings appearing on the site with another agent's name. When I called customer service,…
Has any one had experineces wit taking on line Brokers classes that they would share? Good or bad either way....
I am considering the time involved in getting to and planning for a regular class room setting and thinking on line might be a better time fit. BUT I have always enjoyed a traditional class room learning…
Why is it so hard for agents to contact everybody that took the time to write an offer on their listing?
It's more than frustrating to be informed of the status of a property by having to check the MLS to see if it went pending or not. If the agent has the time to update the MLS they definitely have time…
What are Trulia member thoughts about the acquisition of Market Leader and Active Rain.?
I have some thoughts and opinions but I'd like to hear some of yours.
Jumbo with 10% Down (30 year, 15, year, 5/1 arm)
For the last few years there has been a lack of solid jumbo loan options with down payments lower than 20%. We have a new option that I really like as it is great for the borrower and great for the Realtor…
Month to Month Furnished Rental is needed for Housing & Urban Development Department inspectors here in NJ, helping out after Super Storm Sandy.
Need 3 to 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in Ocean County. Do you have a furnished rental or home for sale that might be available? Call Laura Giannotta at 609-384-6121.
Looking for a lender in Napa County, CA
Working with a first time buyer with good income/credit, but $0 down. Anyone who lends in the Napa area have a program that might fit? Conforming loan limit. Please email me.
Any advice on how to recruit real estate agents or Realtors who left the business a few years ago?
I am a successful Realtor, like many of us out there, I have many more buyers than I can handle and I need help with buyers, showing properties, overcoming issues, showing them around town, I need help.…
Why do I keep getting this link when I try accessing my account activity? Also I'm missing about 40,000 points for the past several days. Anyone?
else? Is anyone else missing points by any chance? I've been missing about 40k points for several days now. I contacted Trulia and they said they were working on the problem. Also I'm not able…
How do you select a best answer on Trulia?
I know we can give thumbs up to people if we like their answer although it does not show who gave the thumbs up. If you want to indicate someone place
Need a new IDX solution for my website. Have had lots of problems with Wolfnet. What is your favorite IDX?
Ideally: User-friendly, visually appealing, indexable, and needs to be easily insertable into my Wordpress site. Thanks!
I am want solid recommendations on the best place to go to take my real estate basic course work.
I first enroll in this online school with the thought that I would be able to complete the course work between work and home.. Well after 4 days I see that didn't work out.. The format of training didn't…
Can anyone recommend a tablet? Really just want a tablet I can carry with me, do searches and show pics. Preferably just as if I were on my laptop...
I have heard the Ipad is slow. Do any of the google or android platforms run the mls as if you were on a computer- without having to go through back doors? Do I have to use fusion? Thanks!
How do you feel about the current market?
Do you think the market is getting better or worse?
What Real Estate site do you prefer?
I have just started to expand on Trulia and my marketing team want's me to open up ventures in Zillow and Redfin as well, but I find that Trulia has so much more to offer than any other site. What…
Working with other property managers.
Aside from managing properties I also have a list of renters that have asked for my help locating a place. I do not have homes that fits everyone needs so I have reached out to other property managers…
Power line help. I have a beautiful listing but this seems to be the negative feedback about major power lines running near the house.
I dropped the price despite the house being nearly perfect. Almost an acre of beautiful land, 4 bedrooms, 3 car garage, deck, partially finished basement with work shop,Florida room that can be used year…
Dear Trulia, Can we please bold the date of the original question? So many questions from February being answered today.
I made the same mistake myself when I first visited Trulia. Can I get a yea from some of the senior Trulia members?
What are the primary differences between Keller Williams & Exit Realty?
I am well aware of the profit sharing and residuals, but what would work best for a newbie? I will be getting my RE license in PA soon. I would like to work with a company with EXCELLENT training, and…
is the membership for realtor mandatory?
My broker is asking me to pay around $200 something for this membership.Is it mandatory to subscribe to this if I dont use MLS? I dont know if MLS has to do anything with Realtor. Apparently DOS can remove…
Brian Buffini's 100-days-to-greatness. Any thoughts?
I'm about to begin a Brian Buffini 100-days-to-greatness workshop, and I'd love to get any insights from any of you who are either IN the program currently, or have graduated. Did you like it? love…
Does anyone have a buyer interested in Dilworth area?
I have a home listed in Dilworth area on McDonald Avenue. This home is over 4000 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The Master Bedroom has a sitting room and a beautiful master bath with walk-in-closet.…
Did the Building Education Center http://www.bldgeductr.org/ in Berkeley close its doors?
Phone has been disconnected but website is still up and running.
Hard Money Lender
Does anyone know a hard money lender they can recommend for a short-term loan?
How do you deal with agents who don't want to deal with you?
So I'm finding it very difficult to help my client find a rental. In one neighborhood in particular, there are over 20 listings between MLS, Trulia, Zillow and Craigslist, but almost all of the agents…
Has anyone done any BPO's for Evaluation Services aka Evalonline? I did over 36 for them in SC, and it has been over 90 days and they
haven't paid me I have contacted them severaltimes and am always told that it is being 'escalated' to accounting.
BIG QUESTION.....????????
Hello, My name is Carlos I'm currently In the process of Getting My Real Estate license. I just wanted to ask you guys a question and I hope that you can answer it. I currently can't decide What…
Hello I need your help I'm a New Agent
I'm a new AGENT and I Need your Help with this question Asked by Carlos950, Beverly Hills, CA • A moment ago Hello, We'll my name is Carlos Paulin I'm almost done with Real Estate School and…
Do I have to sell real estate to get my brokers license?
Hi I am recent California real estate licensee, and I am only concerned with fullfilling the two year requirement needed to obtain my brokers license. I would prefer to accomplish this by working for a…
Trulia RE Professionals in San Marcos, Vista, Escondido I need some active listings.
I'm working with a client that is looking for a 2000-2013 3/2 1300-1500sf Manufactured Home in a 55 resident owned community in the North San Diego area. Specifically in San Marcos, Escondido, Vista in…
What is the best real estate company to work for?
I've read a couple of answers, some say to look out for "teams". I'm going to take the class to become an agent, but I'm now curious as to whom I should affiliate with after…
Do I have to take the State portion of the Hawaii RE license test in Hawaii or can I do it on the Mainland.?
I have a RE Brokers license in Oklahoma. I am considering relocating to Hawaii.
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