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I use to work for a traditional real estate company. Their business model was conservative and what I like to call "corporate." You know, "your business cards can only look like this, but you can choose if your photo goes on the left or right." (Gosh, how exciting, I will definitely stand out ...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
(REALTY ONE GROUP - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 702.443.7156 )
Before anyone tries to answer this question, let me add some information. Remember, all brokers & agents put different percentages of time and effort into their businesses. So lets just say on average. And some cities & towns have a larger or smaller percentage of Realtors. And some cities & town...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
On Maarch 20, 2014 the Rochester Realtor Action Committee will hold its annual March Madness party at The Back Nine Grill located at 3500 East Avenuehttp://maps.google.com/maps?rlz=1C1LENN_enUS499US500&espv=210&es_sm=93&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Back+Nine+Grill&fb=1&gl=us&hq=the+back+nine+grill&cid=1026874...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Real Estate Resource For Life!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC)
Kingsborough Aurora CO – Market Update This is a market update of the Kingsborough neighborhood in Aurora, Colorado 80013 for the past 30 days. Kingsborough is a very affordable neighborhood offering single family homes for under $260,000. This is a great place for first time home buyers to...
The 1st in a series of 10 posts about the real estate process from the buyers’ perspective. Answer - Probably the most important things to do are the following: Get a good Realtor®! The hunt for a new home can be a huge time waster if you don’t have the insight, knowledge and skills of a good R...
By Christian Penner, Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
...to have clients like you. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you and your family! Please call or email us anytime if we can answer any questions for you. Christian Penner Area Manager Mortgage Banker Phone: 561-373-0987 NMLS: 368289 Christian@ChristianPenner.us www.ChristianPenner.com ...
We were fortunate to be able to attend the RE/MAX Convention last week in Las Vegas and met agents from all over the world. RE/MAX has offices in over 96 countries so we met agents from all over the world. Appropriately named the R4 Convention, which stands for Reunite, Refresh, Reward and Reconn...
There is so much consumer advice available online, a home buyer or seller could spend weeks trying to read it all. Most of it follows some common themes; use a good listing agent, always work with a buyers agent, get financing approval in advance, etc. These same themes are written about over a...
In one of NAR’s more recent releases of unique web visitors another website has lost more ground and has now fallen out of the top 3 individual sites for monthly unique visitors. That website is Realtor.com. In NAR’s most recent Realtor.com web traffic report we see that Zillow has surged way a...
By Justin Fitzhugh, Mortgage branch opportunities in 44 states
(Nations Lending Corporation)
Freddie Mac is is offering an incentive of $1K to selling agents, and $500 to Listing Brokers who sell and/or list homes from its HomeSteps program in certain states. 1 Qualifications for incentives (selling agent and listing broker): Only on sale of HomeSteps homes Incentive offered from Februar...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
This is it. Real Estate and what it does. People are buying, selling and investing and a new predictable cycle of Real Estate is in play. How long an opportunity lasts none of us know for sure. Now is the time to assess and then either get in or get out THE MARKET I visited an old familiar neighb...
By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
Growing up we all had formal dining rooms. Families sat down together every night for dinner. We caught up on each other's days, made plans for tomorrow, and shared more than a few laughs. Fast forward to 2014. A lot of new construction homes don't have formal dining rooms. Most of them o...
By Abraham Valentino, Real Estate Investment and Intellectual Property
Abraham Valentino founded iMetros.com in San Francisco CA Abraham Valentino founded iMetros.com corporation a real estate investment firm, in July of 2012. iMetros.com, which invests its own funds in luxury metropolitan condominiums is also developping a real estate portal aimed to provide det...
By Kimberley Kelly, I do Real Estate like I played polo-to WIN!
(HK Lane, Christie's International Affiliate, 760-285-3578)
Retiring..retirement..retired..all very "tired" words as far as I'm concerned. I work with many "retired" cleints. I'm at the age where I qualify for 55+ "retirement" communities myself! My Buyers are not looking at Retirement homes, they are looking at Homes for the next phase of their lives....
By Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide
Residents of Casta Del Sol in Orange County get the most out of their monthly homeowners’ association (HOA) fee. As of 2014 the monthly fee in this 55+ community is just over $300. This fee ensures that the community will maintain its beauty as the first day you moved in. This reasonable fee p...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
“Everything I had to know, I heard it on the radio.” –Queen, Radio GaGa I think that Queen was probably right when they made that point in the song. But, you can judge for yourself. Just last week Iwas invited to participate in a radio interview on Mr. Credit Radio (ESPN 1700) where I answered al...
When looking to sell or buy real estate in St Augustine Fl there are so many new gadgets on the market to assist customers. You can sit in your home or your real estate agent’s office and view the world – or almost, using Google earth, or you can shop for real estate in St Augustine Fl with any ...
(Associate Broker, CRS, Keller Williams Realty Madison AL)
Village of Providence Condo For Sale in Huntsville AL Click here to view Available houses and condos in the Village of Providence Update - Sold 9/6/13 445 Providence Main #411 ~ Live the Village of Providence dream in this luxury, three bedroom loft overlooking the Providence fountain and plaza...
(Associate Broker, CRS, Keller Williams Realty Madison AL)
201 Tidewater - Just Listed in Highland Lakes Click here to view currently available homes in Highland Lakes Update - Sold Oct 2012 This spectacular, custom-built home sits majestically on an elevated, corner lot in one of Madison's most sought after communities; Highland Lakes. ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction Builder Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
This certainly is a step in the right direction for Florida and it's FLOOD INSURANCE rates. Check out this latest story from the Florida Legislature on Friday. With The Kevin B Tolbert PA Group being the 2013 Realtor of the Year, this is very important to us as we outsold every realtor in Port ...