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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400It is no doubt necessary for Sun Valley real estate owners to tighten up their belts. However, this should not be the reason why they should not appreciate the beauty surrounding them. Living comfortably and happily is more about the quality than it is about the price or cost of living.
Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400I bring up that I am a real estate broker to as many people as I can during random conversations. Well I was waiting on line at the grocery store, and struck up a conversation with the guy in front of me. When it came around to what I did for a living, he said, "Oh do you know so and so?" I said I had heard of him, perhaps seen his listing(s). He says, yeah he sells real estate too, well his real job is...
Sun, 29 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400For years, many people looked to their monthly expenses -and more acutely, their rent - as wasted money. These people had a difficult time justifying spending one thousand dollars a month, and oftentimes more, on rent when they could be spending that money on a mortgage and working toward fully owning their own home. Mortgages for years became much easier to get, with lower standards -and sometimes no standards at all- and people saw the opportunity to pursue the American Dream at last.
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400The real estate market has been hit, and hit, and hit, one after another for more than three years now and even through all of that, many of us have managed to keep our heads above water. Yet now the evidence is becoming clear that technology is the latest culprit in a long list of offenses against us, and it could be the one that will drive some -if not many- of us out of business.
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400It wasn't all that long ago when the real estate market was flourishing. For many seasoned veterans, it was a time that they had long worked hard for and they were reaping the benefits of those long hours, weekend days away from the family, and the countless calls and showings and listings when times were a bit rough. It was the culmination of a lifetime of dedication and perseverance.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Don't sweat the small stuff. This is perhaps the oldest notion in life, and the same can be said for business, but in the real estate market, whether you're a real estate agent, broker, or another rung in the ladder, this is perhaps the most competitive market we have seen and that means that it's definitely necessary to sweat the small stuff.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400One topic that has become lost in the fray of the current economic recession and crisis has to deal with banks and whether they actually walk away from properties. The question may seem like an odd one to many industry insiders, and even more confusing for millions of homeowners who have been, or are, facing foreclosure but aren't quite certain what they can do about any of it.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400When the Administration's proposal was released in June of last year, it claimed that details and ideas about the future of these two government-sponsored enterprises would be released and discussed around the time of the president's fiscal 2011 budget proposal. Yet, when the Administration released its budget proposal, it neglected, or deferred, depending on the point of view, to directly address any such issues.
Fri, 02 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400When perusing the wealth of information that runs rampant across and throughout the Internet, one is inundated with a plethora of information about topics that range far and wide, but how does one decipher the mountainous terrain and a million blog posts from people all qualifying themselves as professionals? In the mortgage industry, fraud has amuck in recent years as the housing crisis deepened and homeowners began more desperate.
Sat, 19 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Successful real estate venture requires complete planning, aggressive learning approach and market oriented mentality. It is not only money making sector, it is also about creative thinking of creating a niche in real estate market to reap the fruits.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Are you looking all over the web to find out how to get your Washington real estate license? First, there is a better option than sitting in a classroom for 1-2 months; get your real estate license online! Next, searching the Internet to find exactly what you are looking for can be very frustrating; quit your exhaustive voyage of researching online real estate schools one at a time; view the top schools all in one place. The following steps are extremely important in making sure you meet the necessary license requirements and complete your courses quickly and easily.
Mon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400Do you have a real estate business? If the answer to this question is yes then you may want to think about hiring a real estate virtual assistant. This is because a real estate virtual assistant provides you with a cost effective way to maximize your profits in much less time while increasing your overall productivity. Does this sound enticing to you? Chances are it does which is why you may want to continue reading to find out what a real estate virtual assistant can do for you.
Thu, 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400If you're new to the real estate industry, chances are you're feeling overwhelmed by the amount of new information swirling around your brain, but you're also eager to get your feet wet. Before you get any practical experience though, you need to choose a broker to work for, of which there are many.
Mon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500Alberta is doing great up there in the national realty listings. This year Alberta has been tipped to lead the rest of the country with an upswing in realty prices. Kevin Clark, President of the Calgary Real Estate Board, reported some very true facts about investing in the realty market.
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500Sometimes it can be difficult working in the real estate business because you find yourself profiting off the misfortunes of others. It is not uncommon to find yourself in the middle of a real estate venture where there is a divorce involved. The reasons are of no concern. The fact remains: either you can take over the property or someone else can.
Mon, 19 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500Real estate is often the first industry to be affected by changing Internet technology. From social networking to mapping, new applications and website tools are often first tested by Realtors looking to connect with buyers and sellers. This isn't because most Realtors are computer programmers, but because their industry demands they have a presence online.
Fri, 02 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you are interested in a career in real estate, the steps you will need to take are relatively straightforward. Nonetheless, it doesn't mean that it is easy to become a real estate agent.
Thu, 01 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400Referrals are the best business leads, because they come from other people who value your services. You may be an effective marketer and tireless self promoter, but you'll never be as effective as an ordinary person talking to friends or family. Real estate agents who understand the magic of a referral can generate a lot of extra business, and avoid unreliable marketing marketing methods like cold calling and email campaigns.
Mon, 06 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500How do you feel about roller coasters? Do you get nauseous or do you feel the thrill, throw your hands in the air and yell with excitement? If you want to succeed in the real estate industry you must learn to love unexpected turns of events and a wild ride.
Sat, 20 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400As a real estate professional, you already know that close to 95% of internet empowered consumers start their home search online. This means that it's vital that you have a fantastic website with tons of amazing content and the lead generation tools to land those hot new prospects.
Fri, 30 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500Real estate is an industry that can help people experience great wealth. Many of the worlds richest people have made their money through real estate. It is no surprise that many people are looking into real estate as a career. Getting a real estate license allows you to help people buy and sell real estate. Each state has its own procedure on how to get a real estate license.
Mon, 14 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500Real estate business has been around for a good number of years. More and more people are drawn to it because of the steady influx of money. But there are things you have to consider before entering a real estate business. First you have to decide whether it would be a sole proprietorship or through a corporation, partnership or trust. Each has its own pros and cons. Let's take a look at them.