Blogging has not been my strength and so this is officially a work in progress. I have some big plans for the blogging page in the foreseeable future so I ask for your patience as I venture into this side.
FEBRUARY HOUSING MARKET UPDATE
Lowest February inventory since 2006 Consistent with typical seasonal behavior sales, new listings and inventory levels all trended ...
While the overall Calgary housing market is still in flux, and generally still feeling the effects of overall decline, it can present hidden opportunity if the market conditions are read correctly. Recently, I sold a home in 3 days, with 3 competing offers, for $11,000 over asking price. This month, another client experienced another fantastic result by selling her home in only 8hrs on the market for 99.7% of list price. It certainly was a case of hidden opportunity, by reading the market subtext and doing everything right to make a successful sale happen.
Behind the scenes, there was a lot of forward progress too....
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
"Steven Hill has earned the Million Dollar Guild (GUILD) Recognition® owned by The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing®. The GUILD recognition is awarded to residential real estate professionals performing in the million-dollar and above market. In order to earn the recognition, real estate professionals must first earn the prestigious and exclusive Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® (CLHMS) designation and subsequently must provide documentation proving their specialization in the million-dollar and above market. The Million Dollar Guild® recognizes those residential real estate professionals who have demonstrated their experience and proficiency in working with the affluent customer. The Institute only awards the recognition to professionals who have provided verified and notarized documentation of performance reflecting sales in the top 10% of their given market and above the million-dollar threshold."
It is important to me to offer the highest caliber of qualifications to service my client's entire real estate portfolio.
I Have My Own App - For You - For Free!
For years, I have been emailing out various lists of recommended lawyers, home inspectors etc etc to my clients and friends who need good solid referrals. Taking this way beyond a simple spreadsheet, my new app will not only offer a growing list of relevant vendors, but I also see it as a great way to promote my clients businesses to other clients/friends.
It has so many easy features built in. You can refer your favorite realtor to your contacts, with just a few 'clicks' and easily find companies to help you with your home - anytime - all the time.
The app is very new and will be growing. If you have a business that you would like to be represented and promoted safely to others, please reach out to me and we will expedite the application process. It's a great way to share great people and businesses, with other great people!
I will also be sending out an invitation to download the app on your mobile device soon!
Not only are all my listings showcased globally with the unparalleled marketing reach of Sotheby's International Realty Canada, but they are now represented with the same high quality presentation on my own site.
New. Fresh. Crisp. That was the idea behind upgrading my website to a fresh new look. Please take a moment to take a look and see what you think!
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