Home Selling

Who Else Lists a Property With Higher Commission to Attract All Area Agents?

Realtor Commission Rate

Today I was surfing ActiveRain and saw this discussion on Real Estate listing rates and wanted to share it with Huliq readers. Rob Thomas, a real estate agent from Bristol, TN is asking fellow realtors if they ever list a property with a higher than customary commission rate in order to attract attention from all area agents.Here is what responding agents say about this.

When Another Agent Steals Your Pictures and Lists The House at a Lower Price

Real estate photos

Last Spring I took a listing owned by a friend of a friend. The house was in the next town over where I've done a lot of business over the years. The problem as presented? It was a sixties front-to-back split that while having had updates in 50 years of ownership needed everything or to be torn down. The location was superb, the grounds just beautiful but the house - "not so much."

Justice for bogus home appraisal

Home Appraisal

Several weeks ago ago I had the worst appraisal ever, coming back $40,000 under the offer to purchase. Questioning my abilities to accurately value homes, as well as the listing agents, I was just dumbfounded. I did the research, studied the comparables, and felt totally comfortable with the price my clients had offered. When the appraisal came back $40,000 under the offered price, I was stunned. How could I have gotten things so wrong?

Certified Military Residential Specialist: Accepting a VA loan is an honor

American Veteran

So what does it mean to be a Certified Military Residential Specialist? I saw the continuing education class listed, and wondered how that could help me in my real estate career. Would it make me understand VA loans better? Would it make me able to answer military families relocation questions better? How would it make me a better agent?

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