Many home sellers think that selling their home in the fall and winter puts them at a disadvantage. In years past, this may have been true, but I have been noticing fairly strong buyer activity this fall.
There is a lot of hype circulating in the real estate industry about local experts. We all start out as chaff - and chaff has no opportunity to become wheat if they aren't given a chance. That appears to be a bit too convenient for the very local agents in any area. Because it implies that they are the only game in town...
his is an issue that I have wrestled with as we are always encouraged to "touch" clients and prospective clients 33 times a year. One of my problems I have with this notion is that I don't want to be touched that much by anyone except the closest of friends and family.
Nothing is more irritating to a busy buyers agent who has multiple showing tours every day than finding a notation that they have to go and pick up keys at the brokerage - and return them once they are done.