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Using HomeQT to find Pocket Listings

Open the Door to Pocket Listings HomeQT Pocket listings are homes that are for sale, but not publicly listed in the multiple listing service or real estate portals. Usually a real estate agent knows an owner is willing to sell, but who is unwilling to have it publicly listed for sale.  The hard part is […]

Starter Home Pocket Listings

The importance of using HomeQT.com in the Starter Home Market. Affordability in the starter home market continues to tighten dramatically.  Starter home prices have risen 9.6% in the last year. In fact, for the bottom third of the market, starter homes in San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles now require OVER 100% of income! […]

Why the Description Matters When Looking for a Pocket Listing

Pocket Listing Request In reviewing requests from Home Buyers looking for pocket listings, we see the importance of a detailed description. For example, HomeQT.com recently received a Home Buyer request. Here is the exact request for a pocket listing in Silicon Valley: “I am looking for a single family home less than $900,000 In Milpitas, […]

Zac Posen home sale shows why mid priced home sellers should consider using a pocket listing to sell their home in 2017

Forbes Article about selling a mid-level priced home through a pocket listing Zac Posen sold his Manhattan home for $1,150,000 through an off-market pocket listing, sometimes referred to as a whisper listing. Troy McMullen’s Forbes article about the sale describes the advantages of a pocket listing, and the mis-conception that pocket listings are limited to […]

Mindy Kaling finds her new Los Angeles Home through a Pocket Listing

A Pocket Listing in the Historic Hancock Park Area of Los Angeles was the key to Mindy Kaling’s dream home. “I was specific about Hancock Park,” she says, adding that finding her dream house wasn’t as easy as she had hoped. “It’s one of these places that no one ever leaves. I fell in love […]

2017 Report on Wealthy Homebuyers

Some interesting takeaways from a new Luxury Portfolio Report on Wealthy Homebuyers. Quality is not a differentiator – it’s expected. Homebuyers will see many great properties – SHOW ME THE SPECIAL PROPERTY!!! Privacy Luxury Bathroom Open Floor Plan Outdoor Living & Entertaining Areas $1 Million to $2 Million Buyer   $2 Million to $5 Million […]

Merry Christmas 2016

To our Home Buyers, Home Sellers, and Real Estate Professionals who celebrate Christmas, we at HomeQT wish you a very merry Christmas with peace and goodwill to all.

Pocket Listings save Buyers and Sellers Time

Pocket Listings and Time In today’s world, buyers and sellers of homes are looking for services that help protect one of their most important assets – TIME. When homes are listed on the MLS, sellers can expect that they will get that call from a REALTOR® telling them they have a possible buyer interested in […]

Happy Halloween 2016

A HomeQT.com pocket listing is a great way to find serious home buyers, while keeping out the lookie loos. These Real-Life Ghostbusters Will Help Sell Your Haunted House Who you gonna call? Some psychics and paranormal investigators charge hundreds of dollars to clear homes of unwanted spirits By KATY MCLAUGHLIN Lots of things can thwart […]

HomeQT helps keep you from being beat out in a home purchase

HomeQT gives you access to private pocket listings. You know the feeling, you’ve found the perfect home for your family. You think about it, look at comparable pricing, talk to your agent, and make a fair offer. The seller doesn’t respond right away, you have a few sleepless nights wondering why there has been no […]