So here you are, maybe a few years in the business, wondering what the heck just happened. Not so long ago, if you put a house on the market, you had multiple offers within hours or a couple of days at most. Often, those offers were well over asking price with appraisal guarantees and minimal if any inspection concerns. Now, that is still happening, but only on the very best houses and only if they are priced very competitively. For the rest, the homes may make it through the first week, second week, even a month or more while getting minimal showings and attention. What is a listing agent to do?
It’s the tail end of the Summer of 2022 and oh how the market has changed! When did you first feel it? In general, most felt the tremors as early as the first half of May, but by last month, there was absolutely no doubt. The Shift was upon us!
So what can you do to be one of those that not only survives this shift, but actually grows your business and capitalizes on the opportunities it presents?
We all possess stealth expectations in many aspects of our lives: our relationships, celebrating holidays or special occasions, on the job or at school. In almost every aspect of our life, it is likely that we have developed some expectations that we are not aware of.
Have you ever noticed how some real estate agents seem to do virtually no prospecting and yet the business seems to just flow to them? What is it that they have that the rest of us don’t have? I have watched this phenomenon unfold in both brand new agents and experienced agents. And when you […]