How Realtors Get Paid

How much does a Realtor get paid?  The average is $55 an hour.  What is an agent’s deductible on their company’s health plan?  Typically $1,000.  How many paid vacation days does a Realtor get per year?  Usually 14. Everything I said in that first paragraph isn’t true.  Realtors don’t get wages or salaries.  They don’t get benefits or… Read more »

WWAGAD?

WWAGAD? What would a good agent do?   This blog is a quick summary of the traits you should be looking for in an agent to help you buy or sell a home. Punctuality Good agents are on time to their appointments.  Every once in a while, a good agent will be late to an… Read more »

Sodium Chloride

NaCl.  Did I just take you back to high school for a second? Salt is used for flavor, stress relief (salt lamps are cool, in my opinion) and keeping our roads clean in the winter.  But just like other things in life, too much can be bad for your health! Living in Minnesota, you probably… Read more »

The Stage Is Set

2020 was a tough year for a lot of people.  Realistically, 2021 will likely start out the same.  The change of a number doesn’t magically make government policy any better.  State government is limiting the ability of the people to recover and the federal government takes from our paychecks to help Pakistan with their gender… Read more »

Christmas Perspective

From my home to yours this Christmas – I wish you perspective. I hope this year has shown you how things can change and you don’t have as much control as you think.  I hope that it’s changed your perspective – that you hug longer and your priorities have changed for the better.  I hope… Read more »

‘Tis The Season – To Declutter & Give!

Spending a lot of time at home in 2020 has probably either brought more clutter into your home or you’ve taken time to get rid of what you already had.  Either way, LESS truly is MORE! When we work with our clients in preparing to list their home for sale, we help them learn how… Read more »

Value

The chances are, in the last week or so you’ve been out trying to get the latest deal in the busiest shopping week of the year.  Saving money on things you would have purchased anyway is a thrill – it’s why millions of people brave all kinds of weather and crowds to try to save… Read more »

Thankful

All of us at Reinalda Lancaster Real Estate at RE/MAX Results are so thankful for our jobs, our clients and our coworkers!  We are so happy to be able to make a living doing what we do.  We love helping people buy and sell houses and we take pride in our ability to do it… Read more »

Loyalty in Real Estate

  Loyalty in Real Estate Have you ever seen an open house sign and thought, “Let’s just stop in and peak, we don’t want to bother our agent.”?  Or found a home online that you wanted to see NOW and your agent didn’t respond as quickly as you wanted? Be careful… it always pays to… Read more »

Saving $$

Anyone out there have a hard time saving money? It feels almost impossible with Facebook pop-ups, today’s deals on Amazon, that yummy mocha at the local drive-through… these are all are jumping out and grabbing our extra dollars every day! The tech giants have figured out how to get your money. And with The first… Read more »