Joleta Wesbrock, Coldwell Banker Action Realty

Wausau Pilot and Review: Do you hold any designations or certificates?
Joleta: Accredited Buyers Representative

Wausau Pilot and Review: Is this your full-time job?
Joleta: Yes

Wausau Pilot and Review: What is the average price range of the homes you have sold?
Joleta: $145,000.00

Wausau Pilot and Review: How many homes did you sell last year?
Joleta: 73

Wausau Pilot and Review: How long does it typically take to sell a home?
Joleta: 90 days

Wausau Pilot and Review: On average, how close to the asking price is the final sale price on homes you have sold?
Joleta: within 3%

Wausau Pilot and Review: How do you market your client’s homes?
Joleta: Professional photos, videos, internet marketing with showcases, Social media ads, COLDWELL BANKER TV show, open houses, paper ads and much more.

Wausau Pilot and Review: How many clients are you currently representing?
Joleta: 36

Wausau Pilot and Review: How do you keep your clients informed about your progress?
Joleta: I stay in touch on a weekly basis via email of showings and market changes as well as if we are under contract, I follow up daily with the process.

Wausau Pilot and Review: What type of support staff or additional resources do you have that makes your service really stand out to clients?
Joleta: I have a great secretarial staff at my office that helps with showings and getting feedback as well as handling docs at times needed and input of items I need to help me with time crunches. They are available almost all the time. Very helpful.

Wausau Pilot and Review: Do you show properties from other companies’ listings?
Joleta: Yes

Wausau Pilot and Review: Can you recommend service providers who can help your clients obtain a mortgage, make home repairs, etc?
Joleta: Yes, I have many contacts that work with me weekly with great relationships I have built over the years.

Wausau Pilot and Review: What distinguishes you from other real estate agents?
Joleta: I am an on demand realtor who works every day. My clients and customers can always get in contact with me when needed. I pay for better marketing for my listings as well and have a good presence on Social Media as well as the internet to help homes sell faster. I am down to earth and easy to talk to and my customer/client relationships are at the heart of what I do every day.

Wausau Pilot and Review: What do you suggest sellers do to get their house ready to put on the market?
Joleta: Every home is different. Less clutter helps and staging a clean home is great as well. Vacant homes sell well too since you can see the entire home. I look at each one and help with suggestions prior to listing. All types of things can help.

Wausau Pilot and Review: How do you arrive at the listing price?
Joleta: Because I do real estate every day, I stay on top of the market changes and homes for sale etc. I compare the homes I list with those homes and take into account many things to make sure each home is priced right to sell and make the most money for them

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