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Via Chris Deutsch (Exit Lakes Realty | Minneapolis Real Estate): Recently, the Senate added a significant homebuyer tax credit to the housing stimulus plan. Here are the key elements of the plan: *The tax credit is for the amount of $8,000. * The tax credit is available to first-time home buyes for purchases of any home closing from 01/01/09 12/31/09. * Able to claim the credit against the 2009 tax return. This is big to get out to clients in terms of stimulating a purchase in the early part of this year. More info on this to come. * Buyers must (0 comments)
Via Stefan Swanepoel (Trends Expert, Author & Speaker): Rarely has pending legislation suggested changes to the financial services arena as controversial as the recent Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act). The proposed rule would declare real estate brokerage, real estate management, and employee relocation to be activities that are "financial in nature" or "incidental to a financial activity" under the GLB Act. This would allow financial holding companies and national bank subsidiaries to enter these businesses. The impact on the real estate brokerage industry has escalated and this GLB Act has become one of the most highly profiled public, advertising, social media campaigns and (1 comments)
Via The Team at EXIT Realty (EXIT Realty Corp. International): A commentary by Steve Morris, Founder & CEO, EXIT Realty Corp. International Knowing precisely what to do next in order to progress and succeed is the mark of great leadership. It's also the prerequisite of sound investment strategy. At some point in 2009 the bottom of the real estate market will be established and formally announced. I suggest that perfect timing for this would be the end of June. This all-encompassing "line in the sand" would be drawn, of course, as a result of relentless compromise between lenders and borrowers who have (0 comments)
Via The Team at EXIT Realty (EXIT Realty Corp. International): Speaking to EXIT Realty brokers all over the country, Tami Bonnell, President of EXIT Realty's US Organization, believes we have "unbelievable opportunities at our fingertips. I'm feeling incredibly optimistic because of the caliber of people in this organization." However, to take advantage of these opportunities, Bonnell says real estate agents and brokers everywhere have to be prepared; and prepared is just one of the "P" words to which she wants us all to pay attention: She asks, "Are you a poised, powerful presenter? Do you portray the image you want your clients (0 comments)
Via The Team at EXIT Realty (EXIT Realty Corp. International): EXIT Realty Central Texas News blog reports: Attendees lined up early at the New Braunfels Civic Center on March 5th, arriving from all over the state to hear the revolutionary Founder and CEO of EXIT Realty Corp. International, Steve Morris. In true EXIT Realty fashion these attendees were excited, anxious, and certainly ready to hear what the founder of our ground breaking real estate company had to say in the midst of all the economic "bad news". Read more here. For more information about joining EXIT Realty as a real estate salesperson or for franchise opportunities in Central (0 comments)
Via PATTI ANN KASPER, Blaine MN & North Metro Minneapolis Real Estate Expert (EXIT Realty Executives): Huge Ham Lake Family Home 2618 178th Lane NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304 View Map Welcome to your new home. This extra large 4 level home is perfect for a growing family. The open floor plan and vaulted ceilings provide plenty of living and storage space. Three bedrooms on the 4th level provide a sense of togetherness and privacy. This upper bedroom level is separated from the rest of the home and has a full bathroom for the kids, a large walk-in closet and a (0 comments)
Via PATTI ANN KASPER, Blaine MN & North Metro Minneapolis Real Estate Expert (EXIT Realty Executives):
Patti Ann Kasper, GRIParticipating member of the *National Real Estate Stimulus Program* Buyers: Receive a CASH BONUS of 2% of the sale price up to a maximum of $10,000.00 after closing when you purchase a home with Patti Ann Kasper.Sellers: Your home SOLD in 39 days or less GUARANTEED, or I'll pay you up to $10,000 after closing!That's right, a tax free cashiers check is mailed after closing, upon receipt of proof of purchase, and verification of identity. Could you (0 comments)
Via The Team at EXIT Realty (EXIT Realty Corp. International): (Grassroots Newswire) March 16, 2009 -- "This event, to be held April 3rd and 4th, is a unique opportunity to meet and learn from the most influential leaders in the real estate industry", said Carl Cohen, Regional Director of EXIT Realty of Upstate New York. "Whether you are an experienced real estate professional or someone who is considering a career in real estate, this is a must attend event." Featured speakers include Steve Morris, Founder and CEO of EXIT Realty Corp. International, who REALTOR Magazine called one of "Real Estate's 25 Most Influential Thought Leaders", (0 comments)
Via Stefan Swanepoel (Trends Expert, Author & Speaker): Whether you own a small real estate office or a franchise with multiple offices, real estate brokers have much in common with other small business owners during these difficult economic conditions. This economy affects all businesses and it doesn't really matter if you are the local hair salon or the major department store, current market conditions are tough.
For real estate brokers, owners and managers the focus revolves around how to recruit quality agents, how to retain quality and productive agents and how to increase overall profitability. This is analogous to the farmer (0 comments)
Via The Team at EXIT Realty (EXIT Realty Corp. International): EXIT Realty Corp. International launched its new monthly webinar series, called "techinars" this week focused on today's real estate technology solutions. Being the first major real estate brand born after the start of the internet age, EXIT Realty franchisees and sales agents enjoy some of the most cutting edge technology in the industry and the first techinar focused on helping associates make full use of EXIT's vast toolbox accessed through the EXIT Resource Center. Nancy Lloyd, a sales representative with EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley in Montana said, "The webinar was fantastic, our (0 comments)
Via The Team at EXIT Realty (EXIT Realty Corp. International): "'Green' is one of the top marketing buzz words of 2009," says Amy Youngren, EXIT Realty Corp. International's Manager of Ancillary Services. "EXIT is going green by introducing "Teal Is the New Green", an eco-friendly division, featuring special products and services of our Approved Suppliers. "Teal Is the New Green" is another way that EXIT's Approved Supplier Program brings exceptional resources and extraordinary possibilities to our associates across North America." EXIT Realty Approved Supplier AnnounceMyMove is a proud supporter of the "green way of life". Their product is created online with no (0 comments)
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