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Wednesday, May 5, 2021   /   by Laurie Weeks

The Psychology Behind Pricing your Home for Successful Sale by Laurie Weeks

Laurie Weeks , Long Island South Shore Realtor
 So I was just ranting with another agent about the problems associated with sellers pricing their homes correctly and effectively. This can be so frustrating , especially in todays market. We know that this is a Sellers Market. We also know that this does not mean that Sellers can set their price higher-just because the buyers have been paying higher prices. 
So I got to thinking- Sellers have to understand the Psychology behind pricing and buyer offers. Here are two scenarios for the same property...  this was on an actual listing, which still has not sold.
The seller chose a listing price of $520k. They were given current market statistics, showing homes in local area selling for under $500K. They stood their ground, after 3 open houses, no offers came thru and traffic was below average. The typical open house has a line of buyers waiting to get into the house with multiple offers after the first open house. This . ...

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021   /   by Laurie Weeks

My interview with Rose Toja

I work very closely with Rose Toja, a licensed Realtor with Exit Realty Achieve in Smithtown. She specializes in the areas of Commack, E. Northport, Northport, Kings Park and Huntington. We partnered in a recent boot camp and in other projects in the office, such as prospecting.  But i never asked to WHY she started her career in Real Estate. So after asking her these questions, I was able to get a better understanding on her journey.
I asked Rose Toja : What brought you to Real Estate? Rose responded" that having school aged sons, she would need a flexible work schedule with the possibility of earning a good income- while helping others". She continued with " She wanted to be her own Boss" 
I then asked her - What do you enjoy most about Real Estate? She responded " I love the friendships I've has made along the way and she loves helping her clients with all of their Real Estate needs." Lastly , I asked Rose Toja - What do you want family and friends to know about you?
He ...

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Friday, March 19, 2021   /   by Laurie Weeks

Laurie Weeks Your Local South Shore Long Island Realtor

          My name is Laurie Weeks. As a life-long resident of Long Island New York’s beautiful south shore, I have a passion for helping others find their dream home on Long Island’s South Shore, such as Seaford, Massapequa in Nassau County and Lindenhurst, Babylon, Islip Terrace in Suffolk county.
          I have been in the Real Estate business for many years. I am a proud member of NAR - National Association of Realtors, NYNAR- New York National Association of Realtors and MLS Multiple Listing Service.

I am continually increasing my knowledge and skills in all Real Estate matters. This enables me to provide the best service to all my clients. I plan on becoming certified in Short Sale and Foreclosure Sales. I know of so many people who were victims of fraud by dishonest people- who just steal their home and leave them with nothing. I want to be able to guide these homeowners ...

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Thursday, March 18, 2021   /   by Laurie Weeks

Get to Know Laurie Weeks, Your Local Long Island Realtor

          My name is Laurie Weeks. As a life-long resident of Long Island New York’s beautiful south shore, I have a passion for helping others find their dream home on Long Island’s South Shore, such as Seaford, Massapequa in Nassau County and Lindenhurst, Babylon, Islip Terrace in Suffolk county.
          I have been in the Real Estate business for many years. I am a proud member of NAR - National Association of Realtors, NYNAR- New York National Association of Realtors and MLS Multiple Listing Service.
I am continually increasing my knowledge and skills in all Real Estate matters. This enables me to provide the best service to all my clients. I plan on becoming certified in Short Sale and Foreclosure Sales. I know of so many people who were victims of fraud by dishonest people- who just steal their home and leave them with nothing. I want to be able to guide these homeowners thr ...

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