Agent Harvesting: The Best Way To Find The Top Producing Real Estate Agents In Your Area

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The biggest mistake buyers and sellers make when hiring a Realtor is that they do not do their homework before hiring a real estate agent. They end up with a house that sits on the market longer, sells for a lower price, and the time spent dealing with that agent is a nightmare. AgentHarvest helps minimize the chance of these things happening by finding agents in your area that are currently selling houses like yours, in your neighborhood, for you to interview. We don’t make you sign contracts and you are not obligated to use any of the agents we connect you with. So basically AgentHarvest is a free service requiring no obligations on your part. Here’s what our customers have to say about our agent finder services.
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Sell (Now!) New York

New York City

How long have you been waiting to hear that? Well don’t wait much longer now that you’ve been warned. Yes, warned. It is no surprise that the New York City real estate market has seen its fair share of activity in recent years–there’s the widening gap between supply and demand, ensuing bidding wars, and gaining market share of new construction deals. The last seven quarters has seen an uptick in
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Is Buying a Home the Best First Investment?

first time homeowners

People look at real estate with many different ideas in mind. Some people look at a real estate purchase as simply a home. It is a place to live until you move on to the next one. Others look at it as an investment, either a place to make or grow your money. For many, real estate investing is a career or a great source of income. For first time home buyers, is it the best first investment?
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The 4 Most Useful Kitchen Additions and Upgrades

Designer kitchen

In our day and age there have been so many household advancements to make our daily lives more streamlined. One of the rooms in our homes which has seen the most improvement is the kitchen. While some kitchen upgrades are hardly noticeable, some make our lives much easier and better. And, as a bonus, add value to your home when you
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Getting Your Open House Right

Open house with Realtor

Selling your home is one thing. Selling it well is another. A key component of selling well starts with getting the open house right. An open house is typically when a broker or prospective buyer’s gets a first impression of a property. In a hot market like todays where demand is typically outpacing supply, homeowners
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Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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For young professionals, there are rarely any bigger financial decisions you may make than buying your first home. Prior to buying a home, the biggest financial decisions we make are buying your first car and figuring out how to pay for college. Now, with hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, should you keep renting or buy your first home?
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Finding Bargains in a Booming Market

Make Your House Stand Out

What goes up…continues to go up—at least when it comes to the real estate market these days. We are seeing demand increasing and supply often lagging in a lot of places, especially in strong markets like San Francisco and Houston. As you scour through listing after listing you should not be surprised to find that your dollar may not go as far as you would like it to these days. While sellers are striking while the proverbial iron is hot, buyers almost everywhere are looking for relief from the heat. So is there relief? Most likely yes, and though it might be finding a needle in a haystack, the right microscope—and patience—will help you uncover a real steal in this booming market.
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Should I Buy a New or Used House?

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When you are getting ready to hunt for your next home, you will have a wide open market full of options to live in different neighborhoods, building types, and home styles. If you are looking to move into a single family house, you may have options to move into either a new construction property or an existing home. There are big advantages, and drawbacks, to either decision.
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Questions Agents Should Ask New Home Selling Clients

Which realtor should I choose

As a real estate agent, landing the new client is a huge part of the battle. But once you’ve brought on the new client, helping them get the best money for their property is the hard part. Work with your clients to address any serious issues early on so you can have a smooth sale later.
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Which Home Improvement Projects Pay Off?

Repairs that sell homes

As summer begins winding down, people around the country are trying to squeeze in final home improvement projects of the season. While some projects add value to your home, others don’t have a great payoff for home owners. Here are some project ideas that will give you the best return for your investment.
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How & Where to Tactfully Ask for Referrals

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Finding new business is one of the most important parts of being a successful real estate agent. Because repeat business is often spread out over many years, agents must work hard to bring in new clients regularly. New clients are the lifeblood of a real estate agent, so knowing how to tactfully ask for referrals is important in growing and maintaining a healthy business.
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