"Think its expensive to hire a professional? Wait 'till you see how expensive it will be if you hire an amateaur!"
I read this line the other day, and it really resonated with me, as a realtor, but it really speaks to any professional who is in an industry where repeat business, reputation and quality customer service are the building blocks of your business foundation.
I could go on and on about various industries, especially real estate, that have been squeezed by competition to put forth lower costs to clients, consumers and customers, while still providing the same tireless efforts and work ethic on behalf of clients...blah, blah, blah...remember America as it was during the flourishing days of the industrial era? Remember how great Detroit once was? Need I say more? No, I think not. I will just show you the impacts of hiring a non-professional versus hiring a professional on the potential sale of your home, and why it is so important to look beyond "the bottom line". Remember Detroit, and appreciate quality, care and local professionals.
These are photos of two homes, almost identical models in a subdivision, that were both on the market simultaneously, listed by different realtors. Judge for yourself, and let me know which one you think sold quickly and which one is still sitting on the market...hint: cell phones weren't involved in the marketing of the one still sitting....
Author:Ashley Alperin Phone: 571-418-2198 Dated: October 21st 2015 Views: 3,003 About Ashley: Ashley is an incredibly dedicated agent with over 17 years in the real estate business. Her number o...
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After beginning her career as a paralegal in a residential real estate law firm in 2001, Ashley pursued her dream of becoming a realtor after several years. With extensive knowledge about title insurance, lending and real estate law, she became an incredible ally and asset to her clientele, and continues to provide unparalleled representation and customer service to her buying and selling clients.
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""Even though buying and selling simultaneously can be stressful, Ashley assisted us in every aspect and made the process super smooth! On top of that, we received five offers on our house, and Ashley helped us navigate through the process and got us $11,000 over our list price!" "