Recent Articles by Rae Catanese

When real estate agents should let a buyer go

When real estate agents should let a buyer go

This is the story of how I fired a buyer, then six months later, the buyer came back to me — but it didn't unfold the way you may think. This story has a technology twist ......
By Rae Catanese | Monday, February 16, 2015
How a house in a little-known 'hood became Zillow's most viewed of 2014

How a house in a little-known 'hood became Zillow's most viewed of 2014

Taking a listing is always a business decision – and, sometimes, a gamble – for Realtors. If the property is undesirable, there could be many challenges to get the home sold. Each property has its unique qualities, and the way you market each hom...
By Rae Catanese | Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Can you answer these 7 client questions from the bidding war breeding grounds?

Can you answer these 7 client questions from the bidding war breeding grounds?

In our capacity as a seller's agent in Tampa, we are currently experiencing multiple offers in all price ranges. People are willing to pay the asking price (and sometimes above) because interest rates are so low, and there's a fear that rates will ri...
By Rae Catanese | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
7 common questions to answer in a bidding war

7 common questions to answer in a bidding war

In our capacity as a seller's agent in Tampa, we are currently experiencing multiple offers in all price ranges. People are willing to pay the asking price (and sometimes above) because interest rates are so low, and there's a fear that rates will ri...
By Rae Catanese | Wednesday, December 17, 2014