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Preparing Clients for Appraisal Gaps

Neil Goradia communication, Customer Service, Financing & Credit, Working with Clients 2 Comments

By Neil Goradia

House prices are skyrocketing! (YES, we already know that—old news.)

Winning a bid can be tough and you need the “secret sauce,” right? (We’ve heard that before, too.)

But have you put thought into how to address appraisal gaps for your clients?

Appraisal Gaps Are on the Rise

I’m seeing an increasing number of houses fall out …

New and Improved Year, New and Improved Appraisals

Blog Contributor [Demographic-based grouping], Fair Housing, Sellers 1 Comment

By Lee Davenport

Happy 2022, real estate friends!

January is the perfect time to challenge yourself to see, stretch and grow your business.

Coach’s Challenge

This year I want to challenge everyone to identify and partner with real estate lenders and appraisers who actively use robust policies to prevent appraisal bias; and, in instances when appraisal bias may be discovered, …

It Takes More Than Irish Luck to Close a Real Estate Deal

Blog Contributor Sales & Marketing, Working with Clients Leave a Comment

By Samantha Jones

Four-leaf clovers. The Blarney Stone. Horseshoes. Lucky rabbit’s feet. The recent St. Patrick’s Day holiday has me thinking about the luck of the Irish and good luck charms.

But luck isn’t necessarily going to help you close a deal.

In real estate, you’re bound to hit your fair share of hurdles. Obstacles and objections pop up along …

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Santa, Dude You Owe Me

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Business Challenges 6 Comments

By Brian Copeland Dear Santa, When I was 4 years old, I asked for an Easy Bake Oven.  You brought me some Garanimal outfits.  When I was 8, you obliged my request for a Glo Worm with that cowboy comforter set my brother wanted. Each year, you have threatened me that if I wasn’t good, I wouldn’t get my gift.  …