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According to the NAR Member Profile highlights 2020, 64% of all realtors were women and nationwide they dominate the residential real estate market. Women have come so far in terms of making a house more than just a HOME. On International Women's Day, we are celebrating the women in real estate and their contributions to the community they serve. Scott Realty Professionals is also proud to feature its broker/owner, Sabriya Scott, and her journey to becoming a realtor, from styling hair to selling homes, and to helping young women realize their dream of having financial stability by getting into real estate. 

In an interview with The Headley Group Real Estate Show, Mike Headley asked, "What made Sabriya Scott say, I want to get into real estate?"

"I could do ten heads in one day and I could only make a certain amount of money. And I work really hard with doing hair, styling hair, and also with teaching. You know, I would work 40, 45, 50 hours because I had to after I left teaching school. It didn't matter how many degrees I got, I still could only make a certain amount of money.....so when I looked at all the time that I was spending styling hair also after work, after teaching, I still could only make a certain amount of money and it wouldn't put me where I needed to be financially" Sabriya answered.


Watch the full interview here and get to know more about Sabriya Scott and how she made it to where she is right now in real estate.


Posted by Scott Realty Professionals on March 8th, 2021 4:53 PM

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2020 is a bit hellacious, but it doesn't and shouldn't stop us from spreading holiday cheers - virtually, that is. Here are our Top 3 Gift Giving Tips for this year's holiday season.

  1. Shop online and ship swiftly and early. Technology and e-commerce have made it easy and convenient for busy people to still personally shop for their loved ones without having to step into the stores. For realtors, buying presents from a local business in your community and having them send the gifts to family, friends, and clients is a way to support the local economy and fostering a stronger relationship with the community and your client network.

  2. Re-imagine the old fashioned. The pandemic forced creativity in many people in terms of social gathering. Topping the list is using Zoom for work and personal events. Zoom party, anyone? However, if you choose not to go this route this holiday season, a curbside drop-off, a honk of the horn and wave, or an arranged short and sweet personal greeting would be great options too. 

  3. Get creative with whatever budget you have. An expensive present will definitely wow the receiver, but what will stand out is the gift wrapped in a lot of thought and love. 

     
Posted by Scott Realty Professionals on December 10th, 2020 1:14 PM

90% of home shoppers today are likely to start their research online. 89% of them use the internet to search for real estate agents. What does this mean for realtors? It means now is the best time to advertise HUD Homes to get buyer leads as long as you get an approval from HUD and/or the listing agent. There are a variety of homes on the HUDHomestore.com that may appeal to our home buyers. Knowing what they are looking for in a home is key to matching them with the best HUD home. Here are some tips to help you get started.

  1. Assist them in figuring out how much can they afford
  2. Inform them of their rights - Fair Housing Opportunity for All, RESPA, Borrower's Rights, Predatory Lending
  3. Shop for a loan
  4. Learn about homebuying programs - Tell them about HUD's special homebuying programs - GNND, $100 down program, Homeownership for public housing residentsIndian Home Loan Guarantee Program (Section 184)
  5. Shop for a home - Lead them to Shopping for a Home FAQ’s in the HUD Homestore website




Posted by Scott Realty Professionals on October 14th, 2020 4:16 PM

The only thing in this world that is constant is CHANGE

COVID-19 is forcing the world right now to face yet again, another great transformation that will bring about revisions to our social and economic organizations. Our current situation has impacted all industries, and the challenge now is how do we keep our businesses afloat. Now more than ever, it is essential to build and maintain a relationship with our clients to keep our business strong and running. We've gathered a few tips from the internet on how, as realtors, we can continue our connection with our clients during this pandemic. Here are 3 of our favorites:

  1. Keep your clients up to date by sharing well-researched data. Always verify resources to avoid the sharing of misinformation. 
  2. Be a convenient and proactive resource by keeping lines of communication open. Let them know you are available and they can rely on you. Hosting a live Q&A session on Facebook, and providing virtual property showings are good ways to stay connected with existing and future clients.
  3. Get your time back by hiring and utilizing a virtual assistant for reports, marketing listings online, social media branding and content curation, coordinating transactions, etc. This way you can focus on nurturing your clients and building new networks while observing social distancing. My Outdesk, LLC provides the most reliable virtual professionals for realtors across the US.  You can contact My Outdesk, LLC at 1-800-583-9950 or visit their website at www.MyOutDesk.com     

For all of your real estate needs, contact the professionals you can rely on! Contact SCOTT REALTY PROFESSIONALS!

                        

Posted by Scott Realty Professionals on April 9th, 2020 5:12 PM

For most people, moving from one home to another can be wearisome. Scheduling your move is one great way to make the experience a smoother and happier one for you and your entire family. 

When is the best time to move? Many people will say that summertime is the most ideal time to pack your bags and call your movers; we agree!

The long days and abundance of daylight make it more manageable to move in and out of a home, especially if you are not hiring a moving company. Moving in the summer means no school will be disrupted if you have kids and that could mean an extra set of hands to help with the packing and moving.

Summertime is selling season in many markets, so as the sun heats up, so does the housing market.


Call Scott Realty Professionals to start the home buying or selling process just in time for summer!
Posted by Scott Realty Professionals on March 9th, 2020 6:10 PM

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