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Agent2Agent in Fairfield County : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jul 14, 2016
Blzncaramel4u2nv asked:
So I am starting my career in real estate here in CT. I have been interviewing with several brokers/Companies (Coldwell, Century21, Keller Williams, etc.) and I am so confused. I have 2…
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Fri Dec 18, 2015
Kevin Dickenson answered:
Here's an E-Card I sent out yesterday to 90,000 in my database. The subject line "100 Oceanfront lots 65K per Acre" https://bhhsmarketingresource.com/p/4c37671d07c200aea486c8541ce88324/1635096/?rxid=1966191653157921997203

17% opened the Ecard and over 1000 went to the website. Does it work?

This is not an MLS listed property and the buyer could come from anywhere in the world. Co-broke commission is 4.5%. Some agents will reply with nasty comments or "remove me" and the agents that can see a very nice referral fee and like $$ will reply with a nice comment and a lead. I love to work with nice agents only.
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Tue Nov 10, 2015
Cgraham82 answered:
Found this link helpful. Hope it helps you too. http://theagentspot.com/real-estate-business/successful-realtors-work-schedule/
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Mon Jul 20, 2015
Mike Parelli answered:
Unfortunately, some agents, rather than take the extra effort to call back and update you that the property has been sold or rented will ignore your calls, emails, or texts. It's a reality of the business. Good agents, even if they can not answer right away, will let you know that they will get back to you shortly with a full explanation. ... more
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Thu Sep 25, 2014
Timothy Piedmont answered:
Vanna....I am in Fairfield but have a decent amount of experience in Short Sales....would be happy to help if possible. You could email me tim.piedmont@cbmoves.com or call me at 203-273-9880 ... more
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
Franches Schnell answered:
I use ultraagent very easy to use, you can ad the IDX for a total of $54 Check my website and let me know, of course I can do more but for just setting it up that's how it looks.
www.NiceHome4sale.com I would like some feedback on it if you can ;) Thanks! ... more
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Tue Jan 29, 2013
Laura Feghali answered:
Hi Gail,
Check out the types of advertising for agents on Trulia at these links: www.trulia.com/localads or www.trulia.com/mobileads.
You can also sign up to be a "Pro" which gives you more exposure and leads from the site. Check out this link: www.trulia.com/truliapro.

And, if you wish to speak with a representative, call them at: 888-553-9084.

Best wishes!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Mon Jan 21, 2013
Jessica Tracy answered:
I think stress is probably the reason most people fail. Go over your exams in the back of the book because most of the questions are related to the practice exams. You will probably do fine. Good luck! ... more
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Fri Apr 20, 2012
Tim Kellerman, CDPE answered:
Keller Williams Realty is what you are looking for. Call me as there are too many things too write. I know this is what you are looking for. Come join the Family! You will be pleasantly surprised! 203-650-2644 ... more
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Tue Mar 13, 2012
Chris Schilling answered:
The real answer is, why would you want to? Why not continue to cast a larger net and keep your accounts both active. I'm sure that each of you have your own network and sphere.....so why would you want to have only one single account? Just my two cents....

Best of luck to you!

Chris Schilling
Broker-Founder
Turbo Realty
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Sat Sep 24, 2011
Matthew Langston answered:
Hi Party,
Please check out my website for the most recent two bedroom apartment available. Plus I have a two bedroom available for $1250 please call to schedule appointment. Matthew Langston 203-395-6144 ... more
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Tue Aug 9, 2011
Trang Beuschlein answered:
You can try Smartmove from Transunion. They don't require you to be in a commercial zone. Here is the website:

https://www.mysmartmove.com/
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Wed Jun 1, 2011
Cathy Deschenes answered:
Hi Michelle,
I would be glad to help! My daughter goes to UCONN as well. Let me know what you would like for your son and call me at 860-642-9918. I am a CT Licensed Realtor too!
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Sat Apr 16, 2011
Marie Souza Team answered:
YES, yes, yes. Disclose everything you know about. Do not put your license on the line.
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Thu Feb 10, 2011
Lisa Jones answered:
You should make arrangements for your seller to get a few estimates from some local reputable septic companies...the septic company in keeping with the town codes will make recommendations....there are variables...a larger tank may require additional leeching field, maybe not...the experts will let you know...if the soil is good/sandy that's helpful, if your client's home is on rock...Blasting time! Best case scenario 2,500 for just a tank...very worst case scenario, you are on rock, need blasting and top fill...25,000..Most upgrades for me have been fortunately under $10,000. BTW If the land can sustain a larger house...and the difference in dollar amnt for a 4BR septic vs 5BR septic is small, go larger!
Best of Luck,
Lisa Jones, Higgins Group
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Wed Feb 9, 2011
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Sun Oct 24, 2010
Linda Raymond answered:
Hi Scott,

There is a blogging capability via the WRRE website, and in Dec/Jan the new agent dashboard will be rolled out which connects every Raveis tool imaginable and is a contact/lead/client management system. With it, there will be an option to have an integrated website for $25/mo. With this website, any leads collected through it will go directly into your lead management system! There are marketing plan templates for a range of situations (buyer, seller, FSBO, new leads. etc, which you can customize and apply to any of your contacts. If you have a separate website, you can import leads from that into the dashboard, but this process is automatic if you opt for the integrated website. -Linda ... more
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Mon Oct 18, 2010
Judith Cicalese answered:
If you just goggle local agents - you can see what they've done or agents outside of town. There is an agent in Wallingford and he has done a fabulous job. Just google wallingford ct real estate, I'm sure it will show up. You also might want to investigate setting up a fan page on Facebook, rather than an entire web site, which your town already has one set up ( and link to that site when there are things you want to let people know about). www.greenwichct.org
Also before setting up a fan page in Facebook, you might research what's already out there locally.
I have a fan page on FB for Fairfield County. An agent in my office has a great Facebook Fan Page. Trumbull CT - A great place to live. Good luck
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