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Realtors, investors cold calling to find inventory in hot housing market

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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – If you’ve received a phone call from someone wanting to buy your home, you’re not alone. Local real estate experts say the hot housing market has motivated more realtors to cold call in the hopes of finding homes for their clients. Cold calling isn’t a new tactic in real estate but is much more heavily relied upon now.

The Tucson Association of Realtors CEO, Randy Rogers, said homes were on the market an average of 13 days last month compared to nearly 40 days in May of 2020. Tucson is seeing a 30% increase in median home prices.

“The realtor is trying to take care of their clients and find a house for them,” he said. “There’s just no inventory out there.”

Which is leaving realtors playing offense. Phone calls are one method to find inventory for clients wanting to buy a home.

“There are more companies out there that are just dedicated to doing cold calls. They get the leads to somebody that might be…

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