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I Give My Opinion Because Buyers Are Future Listings


What most agents call buyers, I refer to as future sellers! Whenever the opportunity arises and I help with the purchase of a property, I want to make sure that the home is one I would be proud to represent as a  listing agent.


This makes me look at houses in a different way.

When touring a home with a buyer ...I have questions...

the same ones as when taking a listing.

What does this house need? What will it cost for updating? How would I market it? How is it priced? Location?  Schools? Is the value there? What if I had to resell it in a year? What else is on the market? How does it compare?


At the same time I am watching the buyer's reaction.

What do they like?

What don't they like? Are they already placing the furniture? Does it meet their basic needs?  


I play devil's advocate.

If they don't like it, I find the positives. If they do like it, I find the negatives.

There are times that  buyers look at numerous homes.. ones that  I knew were not right  but we still visited.


Home Sweet Home



My promise is..."I will not be selling to you

...the right house will sell itself. 

To me ''buyers are future listings''   

And I love when a seller calls me to resell their home after 5,10 or more years.


Looking  at a home in a different way. 


Margaret Rome


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Comment balloon 10 commentsMargaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland • August 15 2018 03:43PM
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