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Monday, November 11, 2019   /   by Gianfranco

Seller Secret Episode #23 A Low Offer - Don’t Take It Personally

Do you take it personal when you get a low offer? or Suck it up and negotiate the deal?





If you get a low-ball offer, do you take it personally, or do you just suck it up, put your poker face on and counteroffer? What do you do?

Don't be upset. Don't take it personally. Evaluate the offer, because yes, the purchase price is very important. Usually in our experience, it's always been the first thing that people look at, but there's more to the offer. There's the closing date; there is financing conditions. There's a variety of other clauses and conditions that can be taken into consideration.

So, when you see an offer and it's very low, don't get upset. Just evaluate the situation, sit down calmly, because a lot of times, you know and the buyer knows that the price that they put on the offer is not going to be the price that they're going to pay for the house. It's merely just a starting point and it opens up the communications. It opens up room for negotiating, right? ...

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Monday, November 11, 2019   /   by Gianfranco

Seller Secret Episode #24 Turn That Low Offer Around

You get a low ball offer, you get so mad ??, you don’t even want to counter offer, you actually want to get in your car and drive there and rip it up in front of them but don’t do that…





Now, seller secret number 24, turn that low-offer around. We've seen this time and time again. Sellers get a low offer, and what do they do? They get insulted, they get offended. We get it. We've sold a house before. I don't like low offers, but you can counter-offer any low offer. So, just because it's not the price you want, it doesn't mean that you're not going to get them to the price you want.

Counteroffer with a more realistic price and let the buyer know that this is not a serious offer, and if they want to get serious, they're going to have to re-think about their price.

Well, you know what happens if you don't counter-offer? Nothing. But you know what happens if you do? We've seen a lot of cases and we've negotiated a lot for our clients where the deals just ...

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Thursday, November 7, 2019   /   by Gianfranco

Seller Secret Episode #21 Do vacant homes sell for less money?

If you leave sell your house vacant, buyers can’t picture themselves in it or may think you’re desperate! What do you think?





Today let's talk about 'moving out before you sell' can put you at a disadvantage. If you're looking to put your house on the market and you've already bought another house and you've moved out, and your house is vacant, this can make showings very easy, which is good, but having a vacant house shown to buyers can be a disadvantage.

So, if the buyer thinks that nobody's living there, they automatically think, oh wait, the seller is desperate. The seller has already moved out; they have to sell this house. They're motivated and they're desperate to sell this house. And they're going to use that to their advantage. Buyers are smart.  They know what things they have to do, especially if they're working with a sharp agent.

So, make sure that if you are going to move out of the house, you stage it. You put some furniture in there; lea ...

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019   /   by Gianfranco

You must have a system to find the best real estate deals to create cash flow

Some of the best real estate deals never make it to MLS. Either the realtors buy it, their VIP buyers buy it and if you're lucky, you get the leftovers. But if you're agent had access to homes that are not on MLS, then you would have the same competitive advantage that very few have. Where do you get the homes not available to the general public or MLS?





Today we're going to talk to you about how important it is for you to have a system to find the best real estate deals to be able to create cashflow for yourself. What are some of the ways that investors out there can do this without being all over the place or you know, just going all these hundreds of different real estate websites out there and having to talk to 10 different agents and get emails from like 10 different agents. How could they avoid all of these?

And like property searching has become a bottomless pit. Like you can literally be online for hours and hours and days and just completely confuse yourself. Like ...

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019   /   by Gianfranco

Seller Secret Episode #20 Do I Buy First or Sell First?

Should I sell my house first? Or should I buy first? WHAT SHOULD I DO???





We're going to talk to you today about one of the biggest real estate dilemmas and we call it the real estate catch 22.

It's always something that comes up every single time. I meet a seller, I talk to a seller. The real estate catch 22 is buying a house and not being able to sell your house in a timely manner, or worse off, selling your house and not being able to find a house in a timely manner. So, the real estate catch 22, having two homes or none at all. 80 percent of the buyers who are looking to buy a house, they have a house to sell. So, a lot of them are stuck in this dilemma. Should I buy first? Should I sell first?

Well, usually in a market where it's a little bit more stable or more of a buyer's market, buyers tend to want to lean towards selling first, and in a fast-paced market, seller's market, buyers are not worried about getting their home sold, so they're going out there and buyi ...

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