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Come Join Us! For FREE agent sales training on HUD Homes at our South End office. Lunch provided.
* Discover the secrets to closing more HUD transactions
* Understand the selling process to maximize your results
* Learn to navigate HUDHomesStore.com
* And Much More…
In order to get top dollar for your Charlotte NC home for sale, it needs to look great inside and out. Small adjustments to your home can really improve it’s curb appeal without costing you a fortune.
The infographic below has tips and quick fixes to improve the value of your home and make it more desirable to buyers. Tips below include keeping trimmed bushes and a mowed lawn to make a the best first impression possible. Quick fixes like painting over cracks in the walls and replacing old doorknobs can go a long way to make the home look well cared for and updated.
Beyond simple maintenance and repairs the infographic suggests many decorating tips to make any space feel bigger, brighter and more inviting. It even describes the effects of feng shui and colory theory techniques on a space. For example, dark narrow hallways are made to seem more spacious by hanging a mirror at the end. The color green is also a refreshing color the promotes relaxation and recuperation; consider painting the living room or master bedroom this color.
If you have a Charlotte home for sale, these tips could mean the difference between a competitive bidding war and low offers. View the rest of the tips below! Also click the image, if you’d like to view it larger.
This property is priced to sell and is listed for significantly below tax value and other homes in the area. Please stop this weekend and view this home before it’s too late!
Come Join Us! For FREE agent sales training on HUD Homes at our Charlotte NC real estate office in SouthEnd. Breakfast provided by Home Inspection Carolina.
* Learn the steps to close in record time
* Understand the selling process to maximize your results
* Become a HUD expert with this hands on workshop.
* And Much More…
Using these websites and programs to their fullest potential can set you out from the crowd, and become a five star agent.
With over 225 million members, LinkedIn is important for business. It’s a great networking tool. This is also another great place to receive recommendations. View my LinkedIn Profile.
2. Active Rain
Belonging to a real estate community outside of your office gives you access to a wealth of information. Active Rain is where agents can connect, share and learn, by reading and posting blogs, and asking and answering questions. Even if you don’t ask or answer questions, you can read about hot topics or search previously answered questions. View my Active Rain Blog.
Digital signature programs are convenient, save time, and are important in a growing paperless world. DocuSign is what we use at our Charlotte NC real estate office. We promote DocuSign as a service to our customers, because we no longer have to meet face to face to sign documents.
With so many things in the mix in day to day, Evernote is a great way to store and organize current clients, past clients, leads, check lists and notes. Never drop the ball again, and free up space in your mind with extremely organized notes, categories, all in Evernote.
5. Voice Cloud
You’re not always going to be available to answer your phone, meetings, showings, other phone calls get in the way – this is when Voice Cloud is great. Voicemail to text transcription can be a life saver to filter through voicemails when you can’t answer, and help you immediately follow up with urgent calls.
Our HUD Workshop, Lunchtime Review, was a great success. We had a good turnout and everyone benefitted from the hands-on nature of the class. This workshop focused on how to complete a HUD contract.
Our guest speaker for this workshop was Gary Frank of Home Warranty of America. He spoke about his company’s warranty programs and the way it can benefit both buyers and sellers. He also provided a generous amount of sandwiches and refreshments from Newk’s Express Café.
We created a scenario about Claire and Craig Chase, who were a young newlywed couple in search of their first home. They needed a home that was affordable, but that didn’t require much renovation. Purchasing a foreclosure would help them get the size of house they wanted for a price that fits their budget. They decided to look exclusively for a HUD home because of the discounts available to them. They were especially excited about the $100 dollar down program, because they didn’t have very much saved up for a down payment.
We walked the class through all the steps that they would need to take to show Claire and Craig the property, make sure they were informed on any special circumstances, a place a bid. After the bid is accepted they filled out a real contract in class.
The agents enjoyed the class and, I think they got a lot out of it. Showcase Realty holds agent classes every month. Our next agent class is September 20, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. It’s completely free and tickets are available now. You can register online via the button below or at http://coffeewithnancy-blog.eventbrite.com
We also hold free buyer and investor outreaches every quarter. Our next buyer outreach is October 22 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration for this event will open one month before this popular event. For a complete list of all our events visit, www.showcaserealty.eventbrite.com
Enjoy the candid photos of the event below.
REAL Trends released its newest ranking called the Best Real Estate Agents in America which ranks the most productive agents by state and by metropolitan area. Nancy Braun and Showcase Realty ranked in both categories at the state and regional levels:
The report, the first of its kind ever produced, ranks real estate agents in several categories for their 2012 calendar year: individual agents by closed transaction sides and by closed volume and the same rankings for agent teams. Over 6,500 real estate agents from every state in the U.S. are featured.
This new report is an outgrowth of the REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal report called The Thousand, which ranks the most productive 1,000 real estate agents in America. This year, REAL Trends extended the report to include all sales agents who exceeded certain minimum levels of closed transaction sides or closed sales volume during calendar year 2012. Many of the real estate agents qualified to be ranked in both closed transactions and closed sales volume.
We are so proud of Nancy and are elated to receive this award.
To see how we stacked up against the competition, view the full ranking here:
To see what sets us apart, making us the best in N.C. visit our website here:
All of the agents and staff here at Showcase Realty are very excited to introduce our brand new website! Same url: www.showcaserealty.net but different layout!
We hope to add to it as we go and continue to supply all of the viewers with as much information as possible to help make your buying or selling journey a successful and smooth process. Please feel free to check it out and look around.
If you were signed up for a listing alert you will need to sign back up through the new site – and if you weren’t signed up for a listing alert this is the perfect time to do so! You will get email updates on new properties according to your search criteria, you can save your searches and mark favorite listings.
So go ahead and take a look: www.ShowcaseRealty.net
We look forward to sharing our information with you!