What every “investor-friendly” agent needs to know

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Wanting to here from my seasoned investors and agents!

If you could create a “need-to-know“ list of what you feel any “investor-friendly” real estate agent should know, what would you add to it? Are there resources you feel we should have access to and understand. Terms we should be familiar with? Books we should read? What are some mistakes you often see us make and how do we fix them? Etc. 

I’m always looking for ways to improve. Who better to ask than those that I service?

Best regards,

Shannon Duffins

Investors want numbers! What frustrates me as a Realtor and an investor is when agents who knowingly are listing properties that are largely targeting investors, don't include any of the running costs in the listing descriptions nor do they provide financials in supplementary info in the MLS needed to calculate ROI. If the property is tenanted, provide the rent, lease expiration date and what utilities are paid by the tenant. That's a big help. Also, provide some comps with the financials. If you don't want to make that info public, then put in the MLS where it can be retrieved by other agents representing their investors. Hope you find this helpful.

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