Jeannette Local Business Forum

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What Is Your Average Turnaround Time to Get a Home Inspection?
Asked by Heather, Topsham, ME on Sep 15, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Bruce Thomas from A-Z Tech Home Inspections
    Jeannette Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Sorry at first read I thought you meant time to schedule. On reading posts I think you meant report turn around. 2 to 3 hour inspection. Report always emailed same... (more)

I Have a Luxury House Listed. What Is the Best Way to Sell It Quickly?
Asked by Leonardo, Miami, FL on Sep 12, 2017 • Tagged in Real Estate Services
    Melanie Marasco from Howard Hanna Real Estate
    Jeannette Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    I believe there are 3 factors that 3 factors to selling a home: Price, location and condition. If all of these are favorable, the home will sale!

What Are Deciding Factors Are Couples Looking for When Booking a Wedding DJ?
Asked by Chris, Greensburg, PA on Sep 11, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
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We are an independent Wedding DJ. This allows us to spend more time and provide better, more responsive service to our couples, working with our couples from start... (more)

    Lorraine Larrew from Dream Vacations
    0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    Referrals, followed by budget

What Is the Correct Way to Ask Your Client to Refer You to Their Associates?
Asked by Don, Grass Lake, MI on Sep 06, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
    Melanie Marasco from Howard Hanna Real Estate
    Jeannette Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Friday, September 8, 2017

    I would approach it from a customer service aspect. As an example, "If you feel that my service has been valuable, I would appreciate it if you will consider... (more)

How, as a Credit Agent, Do I Connect With Realtors?
Asked by Octavia, Kent, OH on Aug 29, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

How, as a credit agent, do I connect with realtors? We offer GREAT services, but having no luck.

Great credit restoration is only 1 of 12 services for a low fee, and... (more)

    Melanie Marasco from Howard Hanna Real Estate
    Jeannette Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Networking. Find the companies that do business with your office and compile a distribution list. Reach out to them and make them aware of your services. Be... (more)

    Melanie Marasco from Howard Hanna Real Estate
    Jeannette Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Hello. I believe that there is no substitute for actual face time, and agents are always receptive to options. Setting up informational meetings, joining a local... (more)

How Can a New Real Estate Agent Compete With Established Businesses?
Asked by Andy, Windermere, FL on Aug 30, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Melanie Marasco from Howard Hanna Real Estate
    Jeannette Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    New agents can compete if they market themselves and produce. By that, I mean, get your name out there....attend community events and fundraisers, flood social media... (more)

How Do You Deal With Competition In Your Industry?
Asked by Mike, Sanford, FL on Mar 26, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Chris Pardus from Westmoreland Sound
    Jeannette Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 24, 2017

    I try not to compete with other providers directly. I feel that in the wedding service industry that tends to come across too aggressive. I focus on what sets us... (more)

What Social Media Site Do People/Realtors Feel Gets Them the Most Business?
Asked by Linda, Fort Myers, FL on Aug 23, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing
    Melanie Marasco from Howard Hanna Real Estate
    Jeannette Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Honestly, I don't believe its one specific website as much as it is blanket coverage. All of the social media websites are valuable in specific ways. Being a realtor... (more)

When Looking for a Photographer Are You Looking for the Best Quality or the Cheapest Prices?
Asked by Ken, Claverack, NY on Aug 15, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Chris Pardus from Westmoreland Sound
    Jeannette Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, August 20, 2017

    as a Wedding DJ, we have worked with many photographers over the years. Quite often the "cut rate" photographers, or any service provider, are cheap for a reason.... (more)