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Knowing the Difference Between Cost, Price and Value - 10/29/08 11:56 AM
The amount of money we spend on an item is the cost, price and value, right? In the world of real estate cost, price and value are three very different terms. Do you know the real estate difference between cost, price and value? Cost in Real Estate The cost of a home in the real estate world refers to the amount of money spent on building the home. This can also be referred to as the construction cost or the development cost. When dealing with a home builder the cost may also refer to the estimated amount of money needed to (4 comments)
Potential Home Owners Jump Into the Real Estate Ring - 10/25/08 09:05 PM
With talks of the approaching Greater Depression, the real estate market experts are forecasting slow sales and more foreclosures. Luckily for real estate agents, they are wrong. The National Association of Realtors projected a decline in sales again this month, but potential home owners are tired of waiting around and have decided the market is perfect for buying. Home sales rose last month by more than 7% and that rise is a trend all real estate agents have been looking for. The real estate market may be seeing a boost thanks to the fluttering DOW. When the DOW was dropping, potential (3 comments)
Staying Positive in a Negative Real Estate Market - 10/21/08 11:08 AM
The positive outlook you have on the real estate market will come across to your clients. An overall positive mentality is needed especially when the market is bad. Every one has heard of the importance of a positive attitude. Being an optimistic real estate agent is more important now than ever before. Real estate agents need to essentially cheer up their clients in order to get that next sale. In order to set yourself apart from other real estate agents you will need to follow some happy guidelines. 1. When greeting your potential buyers make sure there is a smile on (4 comments)
Tampa’s Tourist Spots - 10/16/08 02:14 PM
You can never get enough of Tampa Bay the moment you step into the city. The rich culture and history gives you the nostalgia of going back through time and on to the future. That is what Tampa offers you. Here’s a look at the hottest tourist spots that put Tampa Bay on the map. Be prepared to take a nostalgic ride back into the past when you go into Tampa Bay’s Ybor City, where it is known for its great cigars. If you want a grab of it to give to your boss, a trip to Ybor City would do (2 comments)
When You Can’t Sell Teach - 10/15/08 11:43 AM
Real estate professional have more to offer the world than their skills at home selling. In a real estate market where sales are few and far between, the key is to see the need and fill the need. Teaching can be a great way to supplement that bank account until the next sale comes through. The real estate agent is training in a variety of methods and sales practices. One of the best ways to make a profit when the sales market is slow is to teach others how to make the most of the current real estate market. Real estate (1 comments)
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Entertainment and Your Kids - 10/10/08 09:28 AM
Even without conducting scientific studies and surveys, we have all come to recognize the influence of media, particularly entertainment, on our lives. What’s more troubling is that extreme violence and overtly sexual content are quite prevalent in television and movies today and some have grown quite complacent about it. But make no mistake, kids are indeed more receptive to this influence, owing to their age and impressionability. But there are some ways for you and your family to combat the negative effects of entertainment and steer your young ones from unsuitable programs. First option: censorship. The parental control feature in computers (2 comments)
Finding Your Dream Home - 10/05/08 07:30 PM
If you want to follow the old adage, “location, location, location” you will want to carefully choose the community first. So what should you look for in the community? First, you will want to take notice of the pride of ownership in the community, as well as the homes themselves. You will want to look at how well the homes and the yards are maintained in the neighborhood, and you will also want to find a city that overall demonstrates a community pride for their town. Even if you do not have children, you will want to pay attention to how (4 comments)
Towers at Channelside Emerges from Bankcruptcy - 10/03/08 08:41 AM
The developer of The Towers of Channelside, a pair of 29-story luxury condominiums that help define downtown's skyline, has accomplished a rare feat for a condo builder in this economy.It's emerging from bankruptcy.The developer reached an agreement with Wachovia Corp. to structure a new loan that will end the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, said Richard Sacchi, president of The Towers of Channelside LLC."We think we're one of the only developers of a downtown condo in bankruptcy that will come out of it," Sacchi said.The action is unheard of in today's shaky condo market, said Jack McCabe, whose company, McCabe Research & (1 comments)
The Dow is Plunging: Economy is Bad: Real Estate is DEAD - 10/02/08 10:02 AM
Yes, the Dow is plunging lower and lower every day and yes people are losing money and investments left and right, but the real estate market is not dead. When it comes to buying and selling real estate, the lower the Dow falls the lower the home prices fall and the better deal a home buyer can find on the market. While there may be a bit of trouble finding mortgage financing for home buyers with less than stellar credit scores, the mortgage market for buyers with above average credit ratings is fairly unchanged, aside from the huge price reductions that (3 comments)
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