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Choosing the Right Agent Saves You More Than Time
I've been told a number of times, investing in the stock market is like gambling. I don't gamble, but I do work in Real Estate. I also invest in stocks. To me Real Estate is more like gambling. In the stock market gains and losses are minimal. If you do your research, work with the tools available, and have the time, the risk is almost nonexistent. But Real Estate is another matter. In Real Estate most of us have our sites set on making the big sale, followed by a generous commission. We dream of all the bills we can pay when we close that big sale. The road to a successful closing can be lined with many obstacles, financing, inspections, appraisals, conflicts between Buyer and Seller, to name a few. If this doesn't give you a thrill, nothing will. But this is the only resemblance Real Estate has with gambling, the thrill. You have little or no control with gambling. In Real Estate your skills, and the cooperation of others, puts you in control. Those on the outside think Real Estate is easy. I think that is because they were lucky enough to have worked with a professional putting in ... more
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