Superb Marketing – Selling Your Home For All Its Worth Ira and Carol Serkes Certified Residential Specialists
Our Marketing Is Designed For How Buyers Find Homes Builder 7% Friend/Neighbor Real Estate Agent 7% 34% Real Estate Agent Street/Open Sign 15% Internet Street/Open Sign Friend/Neighbor Builder Internet Print 32% Knew Seller Home Magazine
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Online Marketing - CraigsList, Blogs, Podcasts... We’re on top of all the ways that today’s buyer searches for homes Internet 32%
High Visibility Street & Open House Signs Street/Open Sign 15% We laser-print Open House sign information - buyers see your home’s photo, neighborhood info and web site.
Superb Photography - Bringing It All TogetherOur marketing looks great because all our listings are professionally photographed Dark & Poorly Lit Beautifully lit photos show your home at its best
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In Markets Good & Bad, We Have Experience & Expertise Allen F. Hainge TM We’ve personally represented the Our awards include “Most Closed Referrals” for eight sellers and buyers of all these homes Consecutive Years” and “Top 50 Real Estate Teams”
We Believe In Contributing To The Real Estate Industry Leadership Consultant to National & California Association of Realtors NAR, CAR & CRS Presidents are members of our mastermind and networking groups NAR leadership wrote to us: “I am the staff representative for the NAR Strategic Planning Committee. We are forming a panel of top producing REALTORS® who can speak to some of todays most important issues confronting the real estate industry. This panel discussion will be one of the primary ways that issues of importance to REALTORS® will be incorporated into the 2006 Strategic Plan.”
Ready to put our marketing to work for you?To schedule a meeting, call us at our ofﬁce 510-526-6668 or on ourcell 510-684-3334 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe’ll review the market research, answer all your questions, and beready to go to work for you.Let’s get started.Ira & Carol SerkesWeb http://berkeleyhomes.comBlog http://berkeleyblogcast.comEmail email@example.com