If a client asks what he pays a commission for, then the service is not clear to the client. A convincing answer should begin with a counter question: “What do you want and expect from a realtor?” I believe that the real estate service today is positioned incorrectly. Traditionally, it is offered to the buyer, and money is taken from the buyer. We are not working properly, gentlemen! Realtor services should be aimed at protecting the interests of the seller – the owner of the property. We must help him sell the property as profitably as possible, which means more. This is the essence of the work of a realtor. Therefore, for our services, we must take money from the seller, not from the buyer. And the realtor must help the buyer choose the option that he wants. Continue reading
Despite the fact that the profession of “realtor” did not appear yesterday, the attitude towards it is still ambiguous.
Some consider realtors to be an unnecessary link in the “buyer-seller” chain, others are sure that the realtor is a reliable assistant and guarantor of the transaction, while others believe that realtor services are not worth a penny. By the way, the size of the commission is the most worrying for customers who still do not want to understand why a realtor claims to be their rightful 5%. Another answer to the question – what is the meaning of a realtor’s service and what does he charge for? – we offered readers in a recent article “Where is free cheese?” (“Real estate on the move” No. 20 of 05/31/06). Continue reading
The most attractive option for living in terms of comfort, security and social immersion today are cottage towns.
This is due to the stratification of society and the natural desire to protect themselves and society of their kind from the rest of society.
A cottage is not a cottage, but a house suitable for living throughout the year. The only drawback of this type of real estate is its price, which is not accessible to everyone. Most companies that offer real estate in closed towns, build two types of buildings – separate cottages and town houses. Continue reading