My goal is to respond to every e-mail and phone call just as soon as received and I have an answer. Obviously I do not spend all day watching my in box, but modern technology gives me a beep in my pocket when an e-mail arrives. I am a Penn State graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering. I worked for Michael Baker Jr., Consulting Engineers for 30 + years and Honeywell Corporation for 10+ years with a short period in the U S Army. I have been selling real estate since 2003. I am well aware that this is not the typical background of someone in Real Estate. If you are looking for a fast talking salesman that knows the answer to everything if they real know the answer or not, I may not be your first choice. like Friday on Drag Net, if your memory goes back that far I believe in sticking to "the facts".
I recognize that be it the sale of your property or the purchase of a new property for you these are very significant decisions and it is not my style to push you to take action without thought,, that being said I will remind you that "dragging your feet' may cost you the choice of a home or the missing of a buyer. I will want to tell you that the advantages that I have found that the Howard Hanna Company provides to their clients far exceed anything that I have seen in this business.
When listing your house with me I will go over with you what I call your competition, that is other similar properties in your area that are currently on the market. I will also show you what I consider history and that is to look at similar homes in your area that have sold, we may have to go back as much as 2 years to find a representative sample. The sold price is a better indicator of the market then the list as many people do not want to accept the fact that their home will only sell for what a buyer will pay. How much they owe or how much work they put into it may not change the value the buyer puts on it.
I believe that is the engineer in me, we can not sell emotion only the value in the mind of the buyer.