Kim Shindle

Kim Shindle

Kim Shindle is the Manager of Media Relations at the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®. Follow Kim on Twitter.
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Distressed property sales require extra knowledge

Distressed property sales require extra knowledge

Oct 22, 2014 | Kim Shindle

“Foreclosures, short sales and bank-owned properties are all specialized areas. Their contracts are different and as Realtors®, we need to be aware of these nuances for our clients,” said real estate instructor Chandra Hall.

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Anticipate sellers\' concerns before they voice them

Anticipate sellers\' concerns before they voice them

Oct 21, 2014 | Kim Shindle

One of the greatest complaints sellers have about their real estate agent is that after the house is listed, the agent doesn’t keep in touch, according to Roseann Farrow, a national instructor and real estate broker.

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Five tips to keep a deal together

Five tips to keep a deal together

Oct 20, 2014 | Kim Shindle

Realtors® are finding it more difficult to get their transactions to close, according to Rich Levin, real estate educator and coach.

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Great negotiators hone their skills

Great negotiators hone their skills

Oct 17, 2014 | Kim Shindle

The types of negotiation skills needed for real estate transactions have changed, particularly between generations.

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Six steps to building your brand

Six steps to building your brand

Oct 15, 2014 | Kim Shindle

“These are all steps to building your brand and constantly being out there. You want to be known as the go-to expert in your market,” according to marketing expert Marsha Friedman, founder and CEO of EMSI Public Relations.

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Research reveals top agents' strategies

Research reveals top agents’ strategies

Oct 14, 2014 | Kim Shindle

“We found that the need for prospecting decreases as an agent becomes more successful (44 or more transactions annually),” said Steve Pacinelli, co-founder of Tech Savvy Agent and vice president of industry events for Move, Inc.

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Statewide home sales remain unchanged in third quarter of 2014

Statewide home sales remain unchanged in third quarter of 2014

Oct 13, 2014 | Kim Shindle

Home sales were down approximately one percent compared to the third quarter of 2013, while the median home sale price rose 0.6 percent to $176,000 quarter over quarter, according to a report released by the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®.

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RAYAC Realtors® produce 'happy' video

RAYAC Realtors® produce ‘happy’ video

Oct 10, 2014 | Kim Shindle

The real estate business is good in York and Adams counties… and that makes Realtors® happy.

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Avoid being blocked on Facebook

Avoid being blocked on Facebook

Oct 8, 2014 | Kim Shindle

Many Realtors® have a Facebook profile but they don’t know how to maximize its potential, according to Leigh Brown, a Realtor® and real estate instructor.

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