Melanie Cameron in Myrtle Beach

Tuesday Tally – Myrtle Beach

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Melanie Cameron presents this week’s Tuesday Tally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she was a guest speaker at Coldwell Banker Chicora Advantage’s company sales meeting. If you know of anyone wanting to move to the Myrtle Beach area, give us a call! We’re happy to connect them with a great agent! Stick around to the end of the video …

What is Buying a Listing

What is “Buying a Listing”?

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Have you ever heard the real estate slang “buying a listing”? No, we’re not referring to the actual act of purchasing a home. We’re speaking of the ethically questionable act of listing agents securing listing agreements by agreeing to whatever listing price the seller presents. How is this ethically questionable? Consider this scenario… Say you’re getting ready to list your …

Does it Matter if My Real Estate Agent is Certified

Does it Matter if My Real Estate Agent is Certified?

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Have you ever seen a Realtor’s name presented like this? Mary Smith REALTOR®, ABR®, CRE™, GRI, SRS, SRES® Yep, those are all certifications. Each certification means the agent passed a test after going through a set number of class hours on a specific subject. These classes are meant to provide skills that will enrich their business and the services they …

I'm Not Happy. Can I Cancel My Listing Agreement?

I’m Not Happy. Can I Cancel My Listing Agreement?

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You’ve signed a listing agreement with a real estate agent and listed your home or land for sale. Now, you aren’t happy with the services or you’ve decided it’s not the right time to sell, but you’ve signed a binding contract. Can you cancel? The answer to this question depends on the state and brokerage. It’s very important for you …

I've Listed My FSBO with a Realtor. Now what?

“I’ve Listed My FSBO with a Realtor. Now what?”

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If you’re reading this, you either were or are currently trying to sell your home without the aid of a Realtor. If you’re like most FSBOs, you decided to go this route to either save money by eliminating a commission and/or you wanted more control over the marketing and showings. Either reason, you have decided or are considering listing it …

When Should I Hire a Realtor

When Should I Hire a Realtor?

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Purchasing a home can be a confusing process. Do you contact a lender first? Do you contact a Realtor first? Do you start 3, 6, or 9 months in advance?  We wish we could give you a straight timeline for when you should start the whole process, but it really depends on your circumstances. If you’re moving due to a …

Why It's Importantto Sign the Working With Real Estate Agents Form

Why It’s Important to Sign the Working with Real Estate Agents Form

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“I’ve literally just met this Realtor. Why are they asking me to sign something?” The first document that all North Carolina Realtors should be asking you to sign is a Working with Real Estate Agents brochure/form. This isn’t a contract or an obligation. This brochure explains to you as the buyer or seller what to expect if you choose to …