Starr Mikkelson: 36 Transactions in Year One…But Who’s Counting?

Mortgage apps reach lowest level in 25 years, while homebuilders predict housing starts to fall further. We’re joined by Starr Mikkelson with KW East Idaho in Idaho Falls, who shares lessons learned in her first year as a realtor: practice your scripts, never assume anything, and go slow to go fast!

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Show Notes

Starr Mikkelson’s interview starts at 14:30

Trending News

Homebuilders say housing starts will fall even further in 2023: NAHB HMI hits lowest level since August 2012. Read more

Mortgage apps reach the lowest level in 25 years: MBA’s index for the week ending Oct. 14 fell 4.5% from the prior week and 68% compared to the same period in 2021. Read more

Expensive regions see the biggest dip in home sales: Existing home sales fell 1.5% in September from the prior month. Read more

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FSBO: A common acronym in real estate that stands for “For Sale By Owner”.

TC: Stands for Transaction Coordinator


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Music by: Gloria Tells from Epidemic Sound


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