In an effort to gain an edge, satisfy my curiosity, learn as much as I can about the business, I am constantly going to classes, taking on line courses, and doing the research that it takes to be the best.
Great Website – check (I built it myself)
Mobile Presence – check
Blog – check (since 2009)
Tech skills – double check
Creating videos – check
Sense of urgency – whether listing a property or working with a buyer – double check
In today’s meeting – it was emphasized, more than once, how important it is to be technologically relevant and superior.
Guess what I CONSTANTLY see – the opposite.
NOT SO MUCH
With all the new systems in place, we have the ability to list a property WITH PHOTOS immediately, unless of course you must depend on someone to do this for you…in some cases, I sort of get it – but still – do the prep and post everything at once.
So 1/3 of today’s new listings on our MLS are without photos – it’s just unbelievable. This is what it looks like:
I always try to put myself in the client’s shoes – if this was how my listing got started – I would be less than impressed….
The art of the deal transcends all businesses, and more so in real estate than in many other professions. For the client, it's often an emotional purchase or sale, rather than a simple commodity or luxury item. I make it my mission to have each side come to terms with a transaction that works for everyone. It's not always easy, but good things in life usually take effort - something from which I've never shied.
Licensed since 2009 as a real estate sales agent in CT & NY, I often work with clients on the border of both areas.
With sales and distribution experience for luxury designer products, and watching/reacting to the markets, my acumen for sales was established. Achieving success and contributing to the growth of many global apparel designer brands, such as Giorgio Armani and Paul Smith for over 20 years, it was time for a change. I wanted to explore another passion that would keep me in one location rather than traveling the globe.
Now I have the best of both worlds, a successful business as a fulfilling personal life. My husband and I have lived in back country Greenwich since 2003, where we enjoy easy access to great biking, hiking and golf. We love to ski and that's usually where our travel takes us.
Life is good in Greenwich!
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