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Do People See You as the Real Estate Expert?

March 20, 2014 10:54 am

IE-0320BlogAd“Real estate sales have changed more in the last year than the prior 100 years. I needed a real estate agent in 1997. I didn’t have the password to the MLS.”  - Daniel Pink, bestselling author of the book Drive at a real estate conference February 2014 There was a time when both buyers and sellers were forced to connect with a real estate agent in order to get even the basic information required to make a good decision regarding their housing needs. That time has passed. Buyers can now go on-line to find the homes that are for sale. Sellers can go on-line to find out which homes in their neighborhood sold over the last six months and at what price. Consumers are no longer looking for just information from a real estate agent. They require professional advice based on the information that is available. Guy Kawasaki, Silicon Valley author, speaker, investor and business advisor explained it best: