“If realtors haven’t yet absorbed or instituted workable tech in their operations, they are leaving money on the table, creating more work, and leaving their team open to inefficiency and ineffectiveness.” - Alf Nucifora
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Major insurance carriers have stopped covering high-fire-risk areas and flood zones. If you’re in-contract on a home and the buyer finds out that the home is uninsurable or that the premium is astronomical, it will be a surprise that can throw a wrench into your would-be smooth transaction.
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Side is on the forefront of taking agent-centric to the next level and a brokerage that you haven’t heard of for good reason. Side is, “agent-forward”. If you’re familiar with California Real Estate, you may have heard of some of the brands that they’ve partnered with - Thrive, City, Elevation, Real Estate Experts, Portfolio, and many more.
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Anna Coles knows how important it is to have the right agent represent you. But, Anna has a deeper yet simple insight to share: your agent is just one individual of a team of should-be experts. As a buyer, you need to be aware of all the moving parts, the legal and tax implications, and everything that comes along with signing on that dotted line.
Read time: 4 min 43 seconds
Guest Post: Craig Ackerman, Top 1% in sales volume of all SF Realtors.
The offer we received on the home was $141,000 over the asking price. With no inspection contingencies. The trustees accepted the offer and were very pleased. Because of that success, the estate asked me and my team to upgrade and sell a property in San Mateo County.
Read time: 3 minutes 18 seconds
Dave has an ambitious goal for 2019; he plans on doubling his transactions from 38 to 75. Some might approach this challenge by scaling their team, adding Inside Sales Associates and Buyer’s Agents, but not Dave.
Dave Silva, a Team Leader at RE/MAX Gold in Rocklin CA is laser-focused on efficiency.
Read time: 2 minutes 19 seconds
Buyer competition for Bay Area Real Estate is still undoubtably on the rise! We’re going to cover a few simple ways that top producing Listing Agents take control of the offer process. We’ll go over some of the current challenges with managing the offers process, and of course, the new tactics and tools that top agents and teams use to expedite the busy work, monitor diligence behavior, and keep sellers educated on each offer submission and the history of the interested buyers.
Natural Hazard Disclosures (NHD’s) - As an agent, it’s your duty to protect your client’s best interest throughout the home sale process. Which means knowing the ins and outs of the NHD report (including the fine print). In fact, agents share equal liability in disclosing Natural Hazards. Even if you are representing the buyer, you need to be confident in the NHD report selected by the Listing Agent…