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Agent2Agent in Las Vegas : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Sep 30, 2012
RelocationPro answered:
The process of just hanging your license doesn't take very long at all. If you are looking to be an active agent, then I would suggest interviewing brokerages to determine the best fit for your personality, work style and professional goals.

Something to consider strongly if you are going to be a buyer's agent is the amount of inventory the brokerage has. This is important because you need to advertise homes, to get buyer leads. MOST brokers allow all agents to advertise inventory.

My brokerage is a great, team environment with a diverse makeup of agents and professional experience. Additionally we have 100+ homes of inventory available on average.If you are interested in coming to preview it and speak with the broker, please call or text me at 702-415-3692.


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Wed Aug 22, 2012
Carla Pennington answered:
The list I maintain comes from service sources I've either used personally, had a client who has used and been satisfied with, or is recommended by a trusted realtor who has obtained the name in the same way. I wouldn't be comfortable referring any other way, and like you I never give only one name. I make it a point to tell them to do their own research, but here are some names they might want to consider, check their prices, look online for reviews, and not take my word for the resource. I never tell them which one I would choose off the list. Maybe it's our smaller town than Las Vegas, but I still think the principle applies. ... more
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Thu Aug 16, 2012
Rhonda Brinkerhoff answered:
Try Gretchen Powers at Old Republic Title. She is super good and if you have short sales, she handles everything , I didnt know what to do with my self on my first short sale with her. She just did it all. Also they have a great program online for you. Her marketing rep is Gina Pappas which you can reach at 510-3424. Tell Gina I referred you to her, she will take super good care of you. And Gretchen's number is 702-804-7799 or you can email her at

If you call Gina first , she will set you up on the computer with all the cool things they offer for marketing and even calculated net sheets etc. Good luck.
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Tue Jul 24, 2012
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
Mark you should first start with assessing the reasons why you are not happy with the present Brokerage and that should help you formulate some questions. The major questions for agent leaving their present agencies relate to the following topics.

Training and development
Lack of value ( not getting leads etc, unfair distribution)
Not getting along with the other agents.
Management style

When considering a move, it is important to talk to the agents in the Brokerage you are considering.
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Sat Jun 30, 2012
Sean Marshall answered:
You can call me about this. We are a property management brokerage.
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Wed Jun 13, 2012
Benjamin answered:
I bought a Real estate lock box in Canada with my brand name on it from
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Wed May 30, 2012
Hector Cardona answered:
hi i need an appraiser for some indian mayan statues i have i need to see if there real or not anybody can help me
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Sun May 13, 2012
Matthew D'Ercole answered:
I am Seneca Indian from Toronto Canada/Niagra Falls area, 6 Nations. I have been in Vegas since 1976 and I am very familiar with the 184 Indian Home Loan Program. Please call me monday to dicuss your needs and the type of home you are looking for. Welcome to Vegas. You're going to love it here. Matt

Matthew D’Ercole
One Source Realty and Management
Cell - 702.501.0973
"A Nation of Sheep Breeds a Government of Wolves".
Know the Constitution & Bill of Rights.
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Sat May 5, 2012
Connie Mitchell answered:
Sellers want an agent that is actively trying to sell their home. They want to see advertisements, open houses, e-mails, phone calls, and flyers. They want an agent that is aggressively doing what she/he is paid to do. Sell that house! And it's nice to give a monthly update on activity or lack thereof. Occasional contact reassures your client you have not forgotten about them and you are still beating those bushes! ... more
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Thu May 3, 2012
Irina Karan answered:
I can recommend Keller's book - on team building...great info!

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Jeffery Sklar answered:

I wrote my own a few years back. If you want a copy, send me an email and I can send it to you. It is pretty simple and projects out 10 years. It calculates most everything.

Jeffrey Sklar
Property Manager
2012 Vice Chair GLVAR Property Management Committee
Southern Nevada Property Management
8871 West Flamingo Road Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone 702-522-6764
Fax 888-203-2779
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Mon Dec 26, 2011
Annette Lawrence answered:
There are no less than 8 levels in the REO business. Which of these do you believe is most appropriate for your strategy, skills and money source? If you do not know these levels, it may not be the right time to jump.

By the way, there's never a bad time to engage in real estate including bank owned. However the goals and objectives must align with the market and the participant needs to have a clue regarding what is actually going on in the industry and how to capitalize on this information.
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Tue Nov 15, 2011
Damon Botticelli answered:
Send them the hafa agreement and approval from the first. If they are not willing to accept the 6k, they might not be familiar with or might not participate in the hafa program. Then you have to back to the first and process as a conventional short sale. ... more
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Mon Nov 14, 2011
David Cooper answered:
What, exactly, do you want to invest in: Houses, Condo's, Apartments, Commercial? What kind of money have your investors committed to buying?

DAVID COOPER Professional Investor with "Since 1917 Realty" CALL +1-702-739-8820 ....With.35 Years Experience! For a Free List of Low Priced Bargain Homes in Good Areas , GO TO ... more
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Sat Oct 15, 2011
Phyllis McArthur answered:
Never, I don't want to be tied down to any buyer.

I like Jeffrey's answer, If you do your job, you won't need additional "promises"
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Fri Oct 14, 2011
Mark Fleysher answered:
Hey Penny, did you end up implementing any of the suggestions?

John... sorry to hear that, was that a bank owned property?

Signs, leaving lights on, and playing some music are all great ideas.

Mark Fleysher
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Mon Oct 10, 2011
Renee Burrows answered:
Best of luck with your new venture! I have customized my own sites and it is very easy in this day and age (and cost effective too!) I highly recommend going a custom wordpress route. Jeremy Blanton does a fabulous job. (Google his name!) ... more
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Wed Sep 21, 2011
Annette Lawrence answered:
Congrats to all of you.
This outcome was a long time coming. (and with two lien holders)
In the wild, wild, west of short sales, the rules are just an illusion. It is persistent, knowledgeable representation that gets the job done.

Now, if we can just get the homeowner to act before it's too late.
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Tue Sep 20, 2011
Mark Fleysher answered:
Hi Andrew, I output all of my short sales to Sue Tonic, (702) 400-3881. She's been doing short sales since before the market crash; it's still her specialty today, and she9;s hands-down amazing. ... more
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