The New World of Marketing for Real Estate Agents

Real estate broker and retired real estate attorney Chuck Marunde has written a new book which has just been released. The title of the book is, The New World of Marketing for Real Estate Agents. This is a 2nd edition and almost a new book compared to the 1st edition. The 2nd edition doubles the […]

Musical Chairs With Realtors

One of the popular games in Clallam County as well as around the country right now is called, “Musical Chairs With Realtors.” It’s a game that some sellers of homes and land are playing without realizing the tragic consequences of losing. Here’s how the game works. An owner of either a home or vacant land […]

Sequim Realtor Creates Massive Internet Presence

Sequim real estate agents are wondering what Chuck Marunde is doing to sell so many homes and get so many qualified leads.  Neighbors of a home Chuck has listed in Sunland on the golf course are seeing the sign and the activity and wondering who this broker is.  They’re used to seeing the familiar franchise […]

Sequim and Port Angeles Homes Sales

What’s been happening with home sales in Sequim and Port Angeles?  Is there a spurt of spring activity?  Yes, there is, although it is not so obvious from the closings recently. Home sales in Sequim and Port Angeles from 2000 to 2009 for March, April, and May are shown in this graphic.  Of course 2005 […]

What’s Next? Fingerprinting All Home Sellers? Yes

Fingerprinting is something we often associate with crime, so the fact that Cook County, Illinois homeowners looking to sell their property will soon have to provide a thumb print is shocking a lot of people.  Here is a summary of the law.  Let’s hope our leaders in Clallam County don’t get any bright ideas like […]

Sequim Homes Sold Down in 2009

Sequim home sales for the first two months of this year compared to the same time period in the past nine years is a good indication of how our market is doing here.  Here’s a chart showing the numbers.  2003 had the largest number of homes sold at 81, and for all other years since […]

Negotiate The Price Like a Master Negotiator

Whether you are buying or selling a home in Sequim or Port Angeles, you want the best price you can get. Of course, price is one of many negotiable terms, and you want a clean transaction that closes as soon as possible. Buying or selling a home is not like going to a garage sale […]

Sequim’s and Port Angeles’ Internet Real Estate Broker

Local Sequim and Port Angeles real estate broker and Realtor Chuck Marunde is all over the Internet. “That’s because the Internet isn’t just the wave of the future, it is the present tense. According to a nationwide survey completed by the National Association of Realtors over 80% of all home buyers start their search for […]

Free For Sale by Owner FSBO eBook Download

Retired real estate attorney Chuck Marunde, now a real estate broker, Internet marketing consultant, and writer, wrote an eBook for homeowners who have thought about selling their own homes.  The eBook is short and to the point, but with the content and the resources made available in the eBook, there are over a 100 pages […]

Washington Association of Realtors Addresses Distressed Properties

The Washington Association of Realtors (WAR) held a banquet on January 21, 2009, and installed Greg White as its new President.  Pili Meyer and Dick Pilling attended the banquet on behalf of the Port Angeles Association of Realtors. The talking points at the banquet included these priorities for the WAR: (1) The real estate market […]

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