Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties Real Estate. Tips for home buyers, home sellers by Gita Bantwal,Realtor at Re/Max Centre Realtors.: August 2012

If you plan on buying or selling a home now or in next ten years, please give me a call.

If you plan on buying or selling a home now or someday in the next ten plus  years using me as your agent please give me a call with any of your questions about real estate.

I will be glad to give you market evaluation of your home and tips on what home improvements pay off as well as tips for selling your house. I will be in constant touch with you and email you whenever a home comes up for sale in your community and tell you the sale price when it sells.

I will email you listings of homes regularly till you are ready to look at homes o sell your home.

If you see a sign on  one of my listings you can call me for the price even if you are working with an agent if your agent is not available. You may attend my open house without your agent . I will honor your relationship with your agent.

However :

If you are working with a Real  Estate agent or plan on using someone else then please give them a call.

I love Real Estate. Real Estate is my passion and I like to spend all day talking about it and  writing about it but unfortunately I do not get paid unless I actually sell a house.

I have to pay  for health insurance as I am considered to be self- employed. I pay for my cell phone and some months the minutes used can exceed the minutes allowed by my plan , which I do not mind if it is because of future or current clients.

When  I spend time on the phone talking to someone who is thinking of calling me for my knowledge and using that knowledge to work with their agent, I may lose a possible client trying to reach me  at the same time , who will call someone else because I do not answer th phone. Many people do not like to leave voice mail messages .

Once when I was on  the phone talking to somone a consumer called on a listing and wanted to talk to an agent. As I was on the phone, the receptionist transferred the call to another agent and the person bought from that agent. It was not my listing but I was on floor duty.

It would be a great public service by the administration  if there is a toll free number for consumers or a call center to answer calls from consumers and consumers can use the information and work with their agent or friend who may not have the knowledge or experience .They can employ someone to answer the phone and provide the answers.

Please respect your agent's time as well as the time of other agents we do not have enough time in the day.

This post was inspired by a post by Sheila and Larry. I have received similar calls and always take the time to answer the calls. Recently I recived a call from some people who were totally lost and wanted me to meet them at the place where they were and lead them to a new construction site which they had already seen with their realtor and they were going on their own now because they were registered.  I gave them good directions . Hope they got there.

When you read about events please check the year for the event as some people find information a year later and think it is for that year. . The posts remain online even after the event.

Gita Bantwal is a Realtor with RE/MAX Centre Realtors in Bucks County, a Northern suburb of Philadelphia. You can view 1000s of listings on her web site www.GitaBantwal.com

 

She can be reached at 215-343-8200x124 or direct 215-275-8491 or via email gita01@aol.com

If you would like a FREE MARKET EVALUATION OF YOUR HOME IN PHILADELPHIA, BUCKS or MONTGOMERY COUNTY call me at 2152758491

 Gita specializes in Active adult communities and is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. She holds the ABR designation (Accredited Buyers Representative) and specializes in selling to first time buyers as well as move up buyers.Gita also hold the CRS designation , Certified Residential Specialist and the CDPE designation as well. Information about real estate market is deemed to be correct but is subject to errors and omissions and should be verified independently.. Opinion expressed by me or others  in my post and comments is not to be construed to be  legal advice.I am licensed in Pa. Check real estate laws in your state as they may be different than in Pa.

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