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Network agents grow in knowledge

Submitted by Joyce Scott, Network Real Estate
Ron Gross
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Keith Crabtree presented a seminar specifically oriented to Real Estate Agents selling country properties on December 4th in Rocklin.

Attending this seminar from Network Real Estate were John Coulter (637-4919) and Ron Gross (271-3607). Ron commented, “I was impressed with Keith’s expertise and now realize the importance of having an expert involved when dealing with transactions involving ponds and pastures.”

This seminar was designed specifically for the real estate agent. The information covered enables agents to help buyers appreciate the potential of any given property. Both the listing agent and the buyer’s agent will learn the vernacular for rural property sales.

Keith Crabtree is an Ag instructor at Sierra College with 25 years of experience helping landowners develop and manage their properties. He has also spent time selling real estate and is sympathetic to the obstacles that real estate agents encounter.

After taking this class agents will know:

• How to deal with star thistle and blackberries objections.

• Learn what a miner’s inch is and what it can do.

• Learn to use a soil survey. (A reliable tool in the sale of rural


• Know the difference between horse and cattle pastures.

• Know how to address scummy ponds.

This class was developed to help real estate agents better understand issues important to rural landowners and does not cover technical or legal points of selling properties.

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