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Agent2Agent in Sonoma County : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Nov 20, 2016
Info answered:
We use www.RealTourvision.com over at our company and have since we started. The software is awesome. Their new 3D virtual tour system that's coming out is cutting edge and they're always making pretty slick updates for us to take to market. Would never use anyone else. Tour hosting is only ten bucks plus they send us lots of jobs from their national accounts! ... more
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Thu Oct 27, 2016
Cbcall answered:
Grange Credit Union in Santa Rosa finances lots of manufactured homes. They offer the best rates and terms. Easy to work with. Their number is 707-584-0384.
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Tue Jun 21, 2016
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi,

I would recommend

45hoursonline.com

or Duane Gomer Seminars
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Fri Dec 4, 2015
Jeremy Weinberg answered:
Not sure which state you are in. Here is an online exam you can take for a Florida license for free: http://www.parkplacenetwork.com/flexam Good luck!
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Sun Nov 17, 2013
Janice Torres answered:
Hi Hilda - you have already worked with John Torres and me in Healdsburg. We would appreciate and take care of any more referrals you have coming to Healdsburg. And, Pati seems very happy with her purchase here.
Janice Torres, Realtor
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
John Arendsen answered:
Inventory shortages are bringing small developers, speculators and infill specialists out of the woodwork. All of a sudden it pays to own some raw or infill property. I'm even in the mix. Anyone know of any good infill properties in the San Diego or South OC area? ... more
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Thu Mar 15, 2012
Terry Bell answered:
If you google "california codes Mobile Home Parks" you will be able to download the full requirements to run a mobile home park in CA.
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Fri Jan 13, 2012
Monument Reo answered:
We are a general contracting company in Sonoma County specializing in REO work. We have completed hundred of rehab jobs from small repairs to full carpet and paint rehabs. We also do pest work. Please see our website below. ... more
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Fri Dec 23, 2011
Elise Groves answered:
HI Greg... if you have a first time buyer, and they qualify, there is a fabulous federal tax credit available here in Sonoma County. It could save them a substantial amount on their taxes annually.

I would be delighted to tell you more about it, so please feel free to call.

Merry Christmas!
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Mon Mar 7, 2011
Mike Kelly Allison Norman asked:
Currently our MLS/BAREIS system does NOT have a specific form for Short-Sales-We have LITTLE information in the Confidential Remarks sections. Very few agents "attach" a document…
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Wed Sep 29, 2010
Scott Miller answered:
@Mack. It's not agricultural, it's medicinal.

Anything that is natural, organic and not processed, that can stop someone's pain and suffering is okay in my opinion. Now you just have to change the corrupt government politicians. ... more
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Tue Sep 28, 2010
Kevin Olson, Jessica Laude answered:
The response isn't worth the money you pay for them, in my opinion. You can look at statistics to see how many are actually opened and in my area it is around 26%.

Try asking the company you are considering using what the open or "click" rate is on agent to agent flyers, and if they don't keep track find a company that does! For the same fee you would pay, you can do some serious internet marketing that actually brings results.

Good luck!
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Tue Sep 28, 2010
Michael Stevenson answered:
Hi Terry,

Mailchimp.com is by far the absolute best. Free for up to 1000 subscribers!
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Tue Sep 28, 2010
Terry Bell answered:
I got my first basic courses at the Junior College at night. The cost is reasonable and the teachers were great. Some classes are online, but I would recommend that if you take any of the difficult classes like the appraisal ones, take them in person in class so you can ask questions and have a real lecture besides reading the book. The most important thing I did though was to order the special video review just before the licensing exam. My other recommendation, is that when you are reading your textbooks, underline and highlight the important facts and dates, because you will have to eventually review for the licensing tests, and it is so much easier to be able to go through each textbook and review what you already highlighted.
Good Luck, Terry Bell, CPS Real Estate, Santa Rosa, CA
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Thu Sep 23, 2010
Scott Sheldon answered:
Get the Pre- Approval In and call the listing agent till they say "Yes"! Oh, yeah get the 20 day close on the loan too.
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Tue Nov 24, 2009
Mr.P answered:
I have been with Trulia since July 07?

At least 4 closed deals all out of state buyers. Conventional or Cash.

Currently I am working with a buyer in NY and one in LA, ( So cool, one on each coast ) that found me on trulia.
In addition I have a Investor from Colorado, who found me from an answer that was at least a year old. These three found me in November alone. The Investor wants to fix & flip, with a 30% profit in 30 days.
Hey I`m a Realtor not a magician.

One listing appointment, out of state owner, went nowhere.

Tons of leads / Contacts

I have spoken with several Realtors ( Chicago, NJ, NY, CA ) who have closed a lot more from Trulia than me.

Stay honest ( transparent ) in your answers. Keep it that way when you take the relationship offline.

BTW, I actually feel bad because I didn`t buy the trulia "pro" package....Cheap ba$tard.

Countless laughs.
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Tue Oct 27, 2009
Carolyn Fenton answered:
We cover for each other so it's a mutual exchange and usually give a gift from our travels. I'd consider a 25% referral fee if it was a considerable amount of coverage. I would discuss it prior to vacation. Have a great trip! Business always get's better when you go away! ... more
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Mon Mar 9, 2009
Terri DAmico answered:
Check out this duplex MLS #20902431. It's priced at $399k, and takes in $1,950/month currently and could probably rent for more, so would cash flow with 25% down. Short sale and think price negotiable. Charming property. ... more
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Sat Jan 31, 2009
Lynn Bowen asked:
and was hoping some of you might be as well. I really enjoy the CRS courses and Sell-A-Bration is a concentrated dose of really good stuff!
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