Real Estate Strategy

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Prices Drop 12.5% and 17% for Turnberry Tower Condos for Sale Arlington

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Those of you who have followed my blog and humble real estate career for some time know that I sell a lot of new construction condos and am passionate about protecting new construction buyers from overpaying.  I have countless examples of my buyers getting deals much better than other floaters paid on their own by dealing with the builder directly.  In fact if you want to LOSE MONEY go buy a condo directly from a builder.  It's truly one of the stupidest moves a buyer can make--why would a builder be motivated to give you the best price?  This video explains how to leverage the builder's motivations $$$ effectively to your benefit.

 

Turnberry Tower Prices Dropped

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How to Sell an Arlington VA Condo:

So what's the best way to sell a condo in Arlington Virginia real estate?  I think it's pretty simple to figure out.  Pretend you're going to buy a condo in Arlington VA.  Then make sure your condo is found when using the methods for searching for a home employed by buyers in the 21st century. 

Don't get stuck on the idea of photos of your home in the newspaper that make you feel so special, "Look, mom, that's my home in the Arlington Sun Gazette!  Aren't you proud of me, dad?  I'm important now everybody...."  

So who is looking in the Sun Gazette (insert your local community newspaper) to do their home searches?  Probably not the buyers.  But I'm sure other sellers are there looking at their pretty homes.  And
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What is the best way to sell an Arlington VA condo?  Should one hire a "high powered" listing agent you see in the paper to get the job done for 6%?  I think not....
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This video starts off megacheesy but gets very respectable.  Just commit to 2 minutes and you'll be good to go....



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Those of you considering buying a home in a competitive market (sellers’ market) know or may have heard how brutal the process can be. In certain markets a buyer can find himself competing against 3-18 other offers for almost any listing that he write on with many of the offers being similar in terms of price. However there are steps you can take to position yourself well to win a bidding war. And the discipline and thoroughness to do so is well worth the effort given the weeks and months of extra labor involved for you and the selling agent (buyer’s agent) that would come if you just wrote standard offers on listings you found appealing.

Before I list the variables to manipulate to your advantage one thing is certain. You need a selling agent with

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