Must be the covid thing. But she seems happy with her isolation.
Too many Zoom meetings. Too many Ring Central meetings. But I must say, I’ve been learning a lot about new apps and new programs regarding real estate. Now, which one is best?
I think I need to find an independent person to experiment with these new programs/apps. This person needs to find out if these programs actually do what they profess they do. And they need to think like a dummy or a mannequin.
I must get 50 emails per day about the ‘new, the latest’ real estate-tricked-out programs. I don’t ask for them. Those that have my phone number….I don’t even answer my phone or I just hang up on them. How rude of me…but how rude of them. But it’s a job for them….and I can appreciate that.
I have a personal policy that I won’t try anything out until I know somebody who recommends it.
It’s kind of like shopping for a piece of property, or getting a loan. I wouldn’t just walk into a bank and say I need a loan now. No, you need to get pre-approved for that loan…and that’s a good reason that I suggest that my clients use a mortgage broker, not just a bank.
A broker has the ability to shop various banks/lenders and often she/he will have a solid relationship with some of those lenders. They know how each other works…and the goal is to get the mutual client pre-approved not just prequalified. And that’s how the buyer gets the best interest rate at the best price. Fees include ‘points’ (each point is 1% of the loan amount).
If you need a recommendation, let me know. And I don’t get any $$$ for referring the lender/broker to you. You are the one who needs to be satisfied.
ALAMEDA REAL ESTATE THIS WEEK
AC (active contingent on selling another property)
That’s a wrap! Call, text, em me if you have questions about the market, a lender, or just want to say hello!
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