I donâ€™t feel like an old-timer, but Iâ€™m absolutely ancient in the real estate field.
At the beginning of my 23 year career, we did not have cell phones, fax machines, or personal computers. Remember the MLS books â€“ and the rush to the pay phones to check on your messages when you were out of town?
Well, a lot has changed since then, and luckily, I have adapted with the changes â€“ while many other RealtorsÂ® have not.
Realtors who used to sell more houses than me are still doing things the way they used to do them and their business has dropped way off.
Whatâ€™s the biggest change? Obviously, the Web.
Nowadays thatâ€™s where most buyers start their home search â€“ so thatâ€™s where you need to spend your time and money.
My sales derived from my website have increased by 50% each of the last 3 years. Last years, I had 47 sales that I can attribute to my website. Continue reading this post