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You Don't Have To See Every House

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You don't have to see every property! At least not in person.

When working with a buyer, your real estate agent can find out a lot of information before you get into your car. An educated buyer is the best kind of buyer.  Here is an example of the information easily obtained by your agent before driving to the property.

 

-The asking price.

-If the home been previously listed

-Any price changes.

- Rental history.

-Original sales price.

-Assessed value.

-The taxes.

-HOA Fees.

-Mortgage amount.

-The year built.

-Size of land.

-The disclosure information.

-Pet friendly.

-Square footage on each level.

-The photos of the previous listings.

-Changes/additions made before /after present owner.

- Is there a pool, fireplaces, well, septic, and the type of heat.

-The size of the principal rooms.

-Garage size and orientation.

-A map of the area.

-The school system.

-Flooring materials.

-The layout of the kitchen.

-The open floor plan of the bathroom!

 

 

Do you think that based on this information, a buyer can decide whether they are interested enough to make an appointment?

Because you don't have to see them all!

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Comments

Thank you for sharing your thoughts for success...

Happy Mother's Day tomorrow Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC) 3 months ago

Thank you Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS Happy Sunday to you!

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Morning Margaret.

When my wife is interested, first thing she looks at is the photos provided by the listing agent.  If it suits her, then yes she wants to see it up close and in person.  If the photos are not good, it's a no go

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) 3 months ago

Thank you for taking the time to keep us informed and up to date. Wishing you a great weekend ahead! stay safe!

Posted by Joseph Doohan, I offer business strategy advice for realtors (Joseph Doohan) 3 months ago

Hello Margaret - this question is an important one to include as part of the conversation with any prospective buyer.  Expectations need to be heard and a clear meeting of the minds needs to take place.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 3 months ago

Good morning Margaret. A knowledgeable agent familiar with the inventory can cut the search time and enhance the buying experience. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 3 months ago

My Dad taught me to always do a Buyers Consultation Session first with Buyers to avoid showing unnecessary listings . 

Posted by Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist (KW Elite ) 3 months ago

A great reason to have professional photos James Dray 

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

It is easy to eliminate quite a few and narrow it down to the real matches. Your list is a great primer on how to do it. Happy Sunday, Margaret.D 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 3 months ago

It's absolutely true.  You don't need to see every house!  You just need to see the right house!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 3 months ago

CONGRATULATIONS Margaret, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 3 months ago

Hi Margaret- if you're working with the right agent...someone like yourself...you don't have to see every house because they will have listened to your wants and needs. They will also know the local market and can help guide you through the total process. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) 3 months ago

Michael Jacobs More questions need to be asked of buyers before running out to show properties.

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Wayne Martin, So very true...

"A knowledgeable agent familiar with the inventory can cut the search time and enhance the buying experience.''

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Michael J. Perry Your dad knew best!

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD 

So much better to take time on the phone pre-qualifying buyers for the specific property!

Hope your day was a good one.

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Oh, my dear Myrl Jeffcoat ...so true!

You don't need to see them all...just a few right ones.

Thanks for the feature in the OFG.

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Kathy Streib So many times a buyer wants to see a lot of houses. If we take time to research, before we go out, to evaluate each home, we can easily narrow the search. And the buyers are satisfied they are not "missing" any homes.

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

Margaret, excellent list, which reads like a poem. Because of all this information, we are not surprised when a Buyer makes a decision to buy at the first house they see. Practically, it is a house they have chosen after seeing many, many others online.

Posted by Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work! (HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353) 3 months ago

Steffy Hristova That is exactly what we are striving for...but it takes a lot of work time, and planning. 

Posted by Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 3 months ago

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