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Roy Kohn

Online Task Management

Searching for a Perfect Solution

I am an organizational freak, or at least I aspire to be. Periodically I search for and often try out new or different task, to do and project management systems to help me to manage my business and personal tasks. I've tried dozens of offerings since I switched from old fashioned real estate to Redfin and I've also switched my focus . . .

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October 09, 2016

Marketing

The old way V.S. the new

The marketing approach Redfin employs is the finest in the industry and may not be duplicated by others for decades to come. In addition to the MLS, where all brokerages and their agents list homes, we have the largest, most technologically advanced and useful brokerage website and mobile app available. That may just sound like I'm . . .

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August 01, 2015

MLS Compliance

Agent responsibility and MRIS accuracy

When an offer is written on a home, there are usually several timed contingencies that an agent inputs into the MLS system . When the contingencies are removed, the MLS requires that we update the system to reflect the changes accurately. Accuracy seems to be VERY important to the MLS, ironically MRIS forces inaccuracies to occur.

Real Estate . . .

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May 31, 2015

Grappling Realtor

I enjoy a variety of martial arts including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Around 2003 I competed in occasional NAGA Events (North American Grappling Association) as a newer student. In this beginning level competition, my buddy Pat and my instructor Maguilla are the voices cheering me on. My opponent was clearly more skilled and although I got the . . .

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November 17, 2014

Tax Assessment Analysis

An alternate pricing method

In addition to a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) which all agents use to help price homes correctly, I place a lot of value on a Tax Assessment Analysis. I first learned how to prepare this helpful alternate analysis from the person who encouraged me to get into real estate in the first place. This was before technology came into our lives . . .

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November 12, 2014

Redfin Listing Specialist

Have you heard of Redfin? I’m guessing that even if you haven’t ever hired a Redfin agent to buy or sell a home, you've almost certainly used our website Redfin website to look for homes. Redfin is a technology-powered, full service brokerage that is reinventing the way people buy and sell real estate. Every aspect of Redfin is incredibly . . .

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November 01, 2014

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