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Real Estate Video And Why It Works Promoting Listings.

Real Estate Video And Why It Works Promoting Listings.

Videos for real estate save everyone time.

Real estate videos work because they are instant. Real full motion video, not a slide show of the same images the buyer has already sat through show how the rooms connect. You don't get one shot of each room, a couple exteriors and that's it. Until your buyer clears the time, has the added expense of physically traveling from far away to be at the property. To finish what was left out of the online listing presentations.mainemap
 
Missing information is no fun.
 
Delays are costly in real estate and if the buyer can not get the full tour with sight and sound when the desire is greatest, when you have their full interest and attention, then the fondness fades.
 
Other things come up on the buyer's end to distract and pull them away from the property listing that lacked the follow through completeness that real estate video delivers oh oh so easily.
 
Besides saving time for a buyer filtering through lots of property listings, video provides more detail.
 
The scan of a room is 25 or more "pictures" per second and those video frames provide a look at the entire room. Not just from one angle which cuts off and limits the total experience that you would have with a real live walk through of the property. When you swivel your head to take it all in.
 
The audio provides forty percent of the information transfer experience too and supports what is being shown for video loops that are carefully stitched together in the property listing presentation.
 
The video is a story, that involves history, location, seller's plans, the convenience elements besides the rich detailed property listing features. 
 
How old is the roof and heating system, where would you add on the mother in law bedroom is all part of the sauce in the video recipe. To help the buyer distinguish this property from the next. Again with little time, the mission for the real estate buyer is to see all that they can afford that meets their living requirements today but to filter out and remove all those properties that won't fit their needs. Video spells it out, gives the complete picture and is the sauce that ties it all together for the other end of the signal.
 
The National Association of REALTORS reports less than five percent of real estate agents or brokers use video in their marketing. NAR also found in studies that 73% of sellers will likely list with agencies offering video over those who do not provide them. Videos are also not limited to just property listing presentations either. Your out of state buyer needs to know more about the area, the community the property is located in before moving on to picking a place to buy. Videos that show the local area events build the interest in the communities they are planning to invest their hard earned dollars in if they like what they see and hear.
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Buying A New Home Before Selling An Old One | Buy And Sell Your House At The Same Time.

Buying A New Home Before Selling An Old One | Buy And Sell Your House At The Same Time.

Should I buy a new home before I sell my old house?

 
The roll the dice decision on whether to go for it or hold back on buying another home when you already own one. It's depends on lots of factors and above all else, can you financially pull it off? If no bank will touch the new mortgage loan until you pay off the one tacked to your present home, there's your answer. mainehomes2
 

Buying and selling your house at the same time?

 
Or if you have the cash, own your present property too, is it wise to wait or push forward to make it yours?
 
How to size up what to do? This real estate blog post outlines the process to figure out the best course of action when out of the blue a new home comes along that you fall in love with when your are already in a stable housing relationship.
 
Can you see yourself tangling with two houses at a time when you juggle the numbers?
 
It all boils down to a math exercise but there is an emotional side to the pure logic whether you are a Vulcan or not. (Checking ears for points. Whew.)
 
If you can afford to own two homes at a time, should you buy before you sell? Let's start with a simple question. How's you have been sleeping nights is part of the answer on the should you do it or not. Tossing and turning means there is an internal struggle that should be addressed point by point.
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Two Master Bedrooms | Homes With More Than One Suite.

Two Master Bedrooms | Homes With More Than One Suite.

The need for two master bedrooms in a home may not be for the reasons you think.

The polite habit of giving up the best bedroom for your house guests and retreating elsewhere would not be needed. If there was a second master bedroom with its own bath, you the home owner would not have to vacate and retreat to the cramped back bedroom. Because that kind of swanky comfortable could quickly wear out the welcome of the folks from away who decide to stay on and on longer.

They say company is like fish. It can start to smell after a few days. No matter which side of the family the house guests are related to in the home away from home, we've got company experience.  bedrooms 2 130 main st

A second master bedroom is catching on in home building house plans for lots of reasons.

The King and Queen in the home might have health problems that interfere with a good night's sleep. You know how grumpy you and I are if the rise and shine is after a night of tossing and turning. Counting sheep pretty much all night long.

If Dad snores or likes to read detective novels long into the night, if Mom is a night owl and watching murder mysteries while her mate is trying to saw logs causes a delay for the visit from the sandman. Or the queen of the house sadly develops a hiatal hernia that means the bottom footer of the bed has to be jacked up like the back end of a 1960's muscle car, the two situations clash. No easy remed sharing the same bed or setting up twins. It can cause discomfort for both of the home owners. So the remedy could be a pair of master bedrooms. No one person gets the penthouse quarters in the coin toss, both do. In vacation homes, all the brothers and sisters want equal digs. Mr. Carpenter, construct more super sized master bedrooms please.

Elderly parents moving into to live under the same roof line need larger than average bedrooms.

They have deserved the right to have a special master bedroom and not be crammed into the back bedroom with no window, missing a closet and located pretty much as far away from the nearest bathroom as possible. That won't work with a walker or poor eye sight in the middle of the night one hundred yard dash or crawl. Some have breathing machines to place in the already tight for space bedroom area. Expand the walls please. Don't fence me in.

The senior citizens should get a master bedroom just as plush as the home owner because they are helping to swing the house payment by subsidizing living expenses. Or the Golden Girls set up in Florida all should have equally nice appointed and just as large master bedroom retreats.

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Moving To Maine | Relocation Tips To Make The Move Easier.

Moving To Maine | Relocation Tips To Make The Move Easier.

Relocation, moving to Maine.

The needs of someone who is selling or has successfully sold their home out of state and who is moving to a small rural Maine town. Each person wonders about the FAQ and their own special formulated list of questions. Much of the planning before the move to Maine relocation happens using videos.houlton maine aerial photo

Before everything, the desire to pick up, pack up and head out to somewhere is the all important decision.

Making sure are you ready, can you do this, are there any doubts.

Nothing is worse than developing a case of seller's remorse letting go of your old home which often has to happen before making the move.

Lots of questions roll around in their head of real estate out of town property buyers with anxious thoughts about what should I be doing to prepare in the relocation, moving to Maine.

How do I find out about all the local information, the contact numbers, the best route to take to save time, money, aggravation. Local insider tips from someone who lives and knows their way around the community from years of experience is a valuable thing. But not if it is only shared when a real estate buyer or seller darkens the agency door. 

One of the blog post considerations in the round robin of what to share is always asking myself a question or two. What would I need to know if I was not from this area? If I did have any frame of reference or a local relative or other resource to tap into the information? I like to think of the folks using our media production products as travelers and not just tourists. Although the interest to relocate, move to Maine usually starts with a simple vacation. And then year after year returning to Maine to continue the tradition or exploring to discover all the wonder of Vacationland. 

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Real Estate Testimonial | Customer Reviews For Agents And Brokers.

Real Estate Testimonial | Customer Reviews For Agents And Brokers.

The testimonial page on your real estate website.

Customer reviews on the agent or broker who was involved in the property sale in Maine. They are pretty darn important indicators of what to expect if you have no experience with an agency that peddles properties. But how to handle the praise from buyers and sellers without looking self centered ego-centric. No ones wants to be judged as "thinking only of oneself, without regard for the feelings or desires of others".
 

Not many folks like a braggart who flaunts their real estate services or any products with hust a little too much swagger.

 
But confidence in your real estate agent, broker or REALTOR is so important to building any buyer or seller's trust. On the biggest purchase and sale dollar amount most of us ever make in a life time. So there is the fine line to never cross to help a real estate buyer and seller know they made the right selection. So the expectations going in are to the sale will be kept simple, smooth, always customer testimonials revieprofessional.

Give me advice to guide the process please.

Confidence comes from a job well done and publicly displayed by others before you using this real estate firm.

The kind of confidence that would motivate a buyer or seller to create public accolades, positive reviews so that others know about the experience. To read all about it. To benefit from the knowledge. But too much confidence is arrogance, cocky and prideful from the agent, broker, REALTOR. Nothing good comes from that mirror mirror on the wall who is the greatest REALTOR of them all.
 
It's okay for a buyer and seller to be over the top hand stand happy with the way a real estate sale was handled. But the firm involved in the sale should not be the information source alone. Anything they add for the marketing propaganda is a careful delicate operation.
 
But even too much back slapping and platitudes can make the online reader wonder is this for real? Is this spin and can I trust what my eyes are reading. Some of the real estate reviews or any remarks on say travel websites can seem suspect. Partially because you and I don't use that language describing our experience with a company or individual. The review does not sound legit or is just odd like whoever machined it out does not use English as their primary language.

(Exception: Luxury real estate customer reviews like the copy and plush imagery, videos in the real estate presentation are over the top stilted and high brown snarky.)

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