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WHY USA - 3436 HOLIDAY COURT - BETTENDORF, IOWA - 563-322-9110
WHETHER BUYING OR SELLING REAL ESTATE - CALL ME AT 563-343-1092
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I CAN MAKE YOUR DREAM HOME A REALITY
WHO AM I? WHY USA? I have been in the real estate industry for over 35 years. I often partnered with my wife, Cyndee. I started at Mel Foster in the downtown Corporate Headquarters where I partnered with Cyndee who was the top agent my last year there. Then went to Ruhl & Ruhl where I Cyndee was the most transactions three straight years, finally went to RE/MAX RIVER CITIES where we doubled our income under Dan Jeffries, I was the computer programmer, sales, photographer and general do anything. Cyndee was soon awarded the Hall of Fame by RE/MAX INTERNATIONAL and before I left, she became the only Residential Life Time Achievement Agent in the Quad Cities of all the REMAX AGENTS. For the last 15 years Cyndee and I owned and operated RE/MAX Bi-State as Broker. So why the change to Why USA? Simple answer is the industry and market have changed. It used to be that the Realtors were the gatekeepers of all the information. That continued to be the case even when computers appeared. Then information and listings went global on the internet. We were on the cutting edge of having a Real Estate web sites. Soon everyone had web sites, no content, but web sites. Information was still king, and our web site was usually first to fifth in most organic searches.
People changed to and wanted to be empowered to pick and choose the services they wanted. Menu of Services, where you pay a fair price for the services you need was born. Meanwhile, one page purchase contract rose to 12 to 40 pages or more. Federal, State and Local laws on Fair Housing, Mold, Radon, and Property Condition disclosures became mandatory on Everyone. Meanwhile people wanted to save money because the economy had also changed. In short, it got a lot more complicated. With the constant change in values up and down by each individual neighborhood, it took a lot more research to price a property properly, and not priced right, it did not sell. The reality is the agents did not get that much of that exalted commission. There were four splits plus transaction fees per side. The splits were the two agents and their two companies. Nothing is Free. The agents have National Association of Realtor Fees, State Fees, Local MLS board fees, continuing education fees, gas, car, and other expenses. Then the For Sale by Owner sites came in with advertising only and no service. They also planted the idea that people could eaisly sell their home themselves and save commissions. Truth, a million dollar agent producer made after expenses about $10,000 to $12,000 a year. If a property did not sell, they worked for nothing.
Everyone wanted to save money, but most actually spend more in the long run as the truth was only one in three For Sale by Owners ever sold, no matter how long they were on the market or how many price reductions. Of the 1/3 that did sell, only one in three closed on their first accepted offer, as dates, financing and other things fell through, so they never closed. It gets worse, 66% of those that sold, ended up paying a Realtor who brought in an a client with a one time showing agreement and a commission of 3 to 7%. End result, the traditional companies do not allow enough latitude to allow the client to feel they are in charge. For Sale by Owners, end up paying all the expenses but rarely sold their home without help and a commission. So what to do? The answer seemed to be Why USA. We have four programs to fit your specific needs. $990 may be the entire cost to you for representation if you can sell the home yourself. Meanwhile, you can hedge your bet, by having menu of services, even full MLS exposure, web exposure on multiple sites and pay for only those services you want. We can get you the bulk discount Newspaper add rates, coverage in Realtor.com, QuadCityHomesshow.com, whyusaqc.com and for a little extra, quadcitiesrealestate.com and davenportrealestate.com and every Real Estate Company web site in the Quad Cities. If you can not find a buyer yourself, there are 900 agents out there with their clients to sell your home for as little as 5.75% or less. Want to Sell Your Home and still have the opportunity to sell your home yourself, Call Me 570-7629 for an esplaination of our programs.
MY GOAL is to provide you with the most up to date information and Exemplary Service at all times. Homes are an important decision and a long term investment. When Your Money Matters, you need and deserve the most competent professional help available. We strive to be more informed of the current market and to further our educations. By constant improvement, we stay knowledgeable to give you the best service and advice on all Real Estate matters at all times. This first page is a huge directory to our encyclopedia of Real Estate. You may scroll through or use the launch links to take you directly to your areas of interest. There you may read the topics and link to the articles, homes or sub-directories.
PRIVACY - We are here to serve you. To do that, we must be able to answer your questions. We do not and will not gather or disperse e-mail or other information that comes to this site to others. You may contact us with the knowledge that we will not sell or exchange any of your personal information. This will allow a free exchange of information and encourage a long term relationship based on trust, with you, our audience. If you have any questions or of there is anything we can do for you, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
We wish to thank our past clients for their continued faith in us and for their friendships and referrals. If you want to sell or buy a home, please call us!! Experience and professional assistance does not cost you more, in fact, it may cost you a lot less.
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There is no need to wonder about the price. No need to call a sales agent who will just make you feel obligated. Our computers can send you the information quickly and easily for any home listed by any company anywhere within the Iowa or Illinois Quad Cities area or any city in Canada, the United Stares or 38 other countries. Just listed or sold, a sign you see or an add you read. Just ask - it's all a part of our free, no obligation HomeFinder service!
Leave the address on our voice mail, any time. 24 hours a day at 388-0008 with directions on how you want to receive the information. We will fax - mail - or E-Mail, (your choice), all the information on that listing within 24 hours. Check to see if I am on messenger and talk to me directly. Just put email@example.com into SKYPE If I am working, leave a message or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Call us for a Free Market Analysis of your Present Home. Have questions on any location in the United States, call us at 563-388-0008 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org . We can introduce you to a top professional Realtor in any area you intend to move to. That is in the United States or many places world wide. Relocation Packages available for any city of your choice.
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