Buying a Home in the Coming Year?

Agent risingAre you thinking of buying a new home in the next year?  Here are some tips to keep you on track.  The year before you buy a new home is a very stressful time. This is a major decision and a life-changing event.

You should be looking into what kind of loan you will be using with your bank or mortgage company and  getting a pre-approval, so you will know what you can afford and what price range you will be looking in.

A lender is always looking for stability, so switching jobs or changing banks can…

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Destination Southcoast Launch Party!

destination southcoast wanderer.inddPlease join us on Tuesday, April 8th from 6-8 PM for our launch party. Beyond Bold Media is launching a new venture called Destination Southcoast that will increase the customers for businesses on the South Coast using hyperlocal and reputation marketing.  We have developed an online presence and marketing tool kit to help local businesses stimulate the kinds of web reviews that customers are  looking for now before making their buying decisions. Using our approach, you can influence your reputa…

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Working with a New Buyer

Agent RisingYou have a new buyer who may or may not be serious about looking for a new houseYou are not sure if they are a "ripe apple" per say.  You'd like to make an appt. to meet with them to discuss this further.  If they are reluctant to take the time to meet with you in person, they may simply be curious about the market and not really ready to buy.  That's okay, you can remain their resource for industry information until they are ready.

When you do meet with a buyer, you have to be ready with a bu…

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Real Estate Photo Tips!

photosandvideosNot everyone is a professional photographer, but here are some tips for taking professional-looking real estate photos. Take a photo of the outside of the house from the front. Keep the house front and center. You can include an attached garage, but try to keep the house the main feature. Make sure you include the whole house, top to bottom. If you are too close, they may be unsure of the actual size of the house. If you are too far away, the house appears tiny and insignificant as opposed to t…

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Open House Tips!

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Open Houses are still an effective tool for selling a house! Here are a few tips to help you host a  successful Open House!

Make sure you post your Open House on MLS, Zillow, Realtor.com and any website or blog you have.  Also post on your Facebook Business page.

Advertise in your local papers also.

Make sure you have a sign-in sheet to keep track of your guests and also to track their names, and emails and phone numbers.  Better yet, use your ipad to register your guests.  There is an Open House A…

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You are Ageless!

Agent Rising BlogIf you are just starting out in real estate but can remember the 70s like they were yesterday, don't despair.  Age really is only a number, your enthusiasm and willingness to learn will carry you through.  Agent Rising is here to help with social media and technology tips and training that will catch you up in no time.
The first step is to admit your limitations and methodically strive to overcome them. For example, an easy place to start is to get comfortable with your smart phone.  In addit…

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Selling houses in Wintertime!

Agent rising blogSelling houses in the winter can be a challenge, but there is no reason you need to wait until spring to put a house on the market.  It's true that it may be a slower time but consumers face all kinds of situations such as divorce and relocations that may make a winter move essential  Most winter buyers and sellers are serious and may have a sense of urgency.

How do you prepare a house for a winter sell?     One key ingredient is to price your house realistically to sell without  the added extra …

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New Mobile App Available!

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Agent Rising Mobile App Now Available!

Agent Rising is excited to announce that we now offer a mobile app! On your smartphone or tablet visit www.agentrising.com and download the app to your home screen. This new feature will allow you to access our scorecards, new agent training and online store right from your phone! Agent Rising is available to assist with all of your marketing, website and social media needs. Contact us to create your own mobile app today!

 

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