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Found 2 entries for January, 2017.

 What is an area specialist and are they more qualified to sell my home?

The first question that needs to be answered is, “What is an area specialist?” There is a big misconception regarding what makes a REALTOR® an area specialist. For instance, just because a REALTOR® advertises on a bus stop bench in your area and you drive by it every day, or they send out postcards or memo pads, or just because a person sells a couple of houses in your area in a year, that doesn’t make them an area specialist.

The area specialist concentrates or geo farms a specific area by putting their flyers there and self-promotion advertising. They may have a bus stop bench or two. They will do different things to give themselves name-branding within the area.   They

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Real Estate 2017: What to Expect 

One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want reassurance their home’s value is going up. While the state of the real estate market depends on where you live, one thing is for sure: Overall, the real estate market is healthy in most areas.

We often use national real estate numbers to give us a clearer view of our local market. However, real estate is local, and while statistics and predictions help us understand the overall real estate market, our local market may be different. If you’re thinking of buying or selling, or just want to know how much your home is worth, give us a

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