Interested in learning more on how business is progressing at the Hot Springs Village Homes and Land office, the Hot Springs Village Voice met with director of sales and marketing, and principal broker Cheryl Dunson last week.
Also at the office was office administrator Debbie Ryken.
Supplying updated information, Dunson said the office has sold eight lots since opening on April 10 and, as yet, no houses. “We are closing on three lots in July. We’ve closed on lots every month we’ve been open and two of them may be built on,” Dunson said.
Renaissance Homes has priced another new home, at 9 Hendaye Way, to be built at $234,000.
Footings and plumbing are in at the first Renaissance location at 31 Panorama Way. It’s priced at $319,000 and both are on the MLS system.
Dunson said the office receives many online leads and also folks who just stop in, like a 20-something Hot Springs woman just the day before, looking for a lot in her price range. “So that starts a discussion,” said Dunson of the process.
Those who come into the office receive a guest registration form which requests names, addresses, phone numbers, what type of real estate the person(s) is interested in and a few lines on “how did you hear about us?” They also receive a folder with Village information on what’s here to see, what clubs and organizations exist, home services, contractors, recreation opportunities, healthcare, churches and more.
The most leads have come from Arkansas, followed by, in order, Texas, Wisconsin, Illinois and Missouri.
“Everyone is contacted,” said Dunson about the leads that come in. “This is their first move…
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