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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
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Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Invest in Charlotte Real Estate - 01/11/11 12:25 PM
CHARLOTTE, NC: I had a question recently from an agent up north about investing in Charlotte for income. She is in a much higher priced area. A few years ago before the bubble really hit Charlotte a lot of people came to Charlotte from California looking get in on the bottom of a rise in property values like they had seen in California. Investors came in and some agents, who are mercifully out of the business now, saw dollar signs in their eyes. They sold them anything and sometimes multiple properties and they made a lot of money. Unfortunately for those investors (0 comments)
BUILDER'S MODEL HOME FOR SALE! WHAT A DEAL! - 01/04/11 03:38 PM
CHARLOTTE, NC: I received this question today about a home for sale in Charlotte and thought the answer may interest more people. So here it is: QUESTION: I saw this beautiful home and wondered what it means that "the Builder to lease back minimum 1 year?" Thanks.
ANSWER The home you asked about is a builder's model. Often when the builders will sell their decorated models and rent them back from the new owner. When they are finished with the neighborhood they will move on to their next one and the owner gets the house. They rent back at market rates and (0 comments)
Please Listen To Your Realtor! She is On You Side! - 01/03/11 12:33 PM
CHARLOTTE, NC : I recently received a very nice referral from an agent across the country whose family member was moving to my area. I was thrilled to get it since it was over $1 million dollar buyer. They are also in an industry where they were positioned to send me a lot of high end referrals of their collegues and friends. I was determined to exceed their expectations and create some raving fans. WRONG! They made an offer on a short sale that was available to close quickly ( which has its own set of problems) They were getting advice from the referring (5 comments)
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