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RISMedia, May 28 2011—Do you find yourself avoiding certain types of clients? Do you find yourself unable to speak the truth to sellers when their properties are overpriced? If you’re like most real estate professionals, your “people pleaser” pattern often gets in the way of telling the truth. Wh...
I came across an interesting article a few days ago and I thought it was interesting some of the observations author Jose Perez made. The article was an overview of how to do business in the current real estate market. Perez mentioned how “If it used to take 30 days to get a transaction closed, i...
I found this article online and thought it was worth sharing and discussing: Consumer money resource recently released its 2011 Third Quarter Mortgage Report. Driven by an increased demand for refinance loans, consumer traffic to the company’s mortgage tools and calculators more than do...
First-time buyers are out and active, buying houses at nearly the same pace as they were before the first-time homebuyers credit first stimulated demand two years ago. So far this year the first-time buyer market share has been quite steady, ranging from 32 to 36 percent of existing home sales th...
Even with the current economic climate, homeownership is more reasonable than ever, thanks to low interest rates and lower home values. For buyers who manage to have a twenty percent down payment, they believe this will get them the lowest monthly mortgage expense. However, simply because buyers ...
With rents rising faster than last year, the picture for residential real estate investors is getting even better than it already was as a result of once-in-a-generation prices and low interest rates  for investors and real estate professionals. We need to address concerns over near term price de...

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