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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SELLING A HOUSE BEFORE A RECESSION

When everyone seems to be talking about the “r” word — recession — it can make homeowners nervous, especially if they’re not sure whether they want to move in the next couple of years or not. But because recessions are cyclical, we know a few things about the best options to take for both buyers […]

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15 WAYS YOU CAN MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY SAFER

In a society where we refer to our homes as our castles, it makes sense that we also want to feel safe and secure in our residences. But as we spend more time inside looking at screens and less time outside making connections with neighbors, it also makes sense that many homeowners today feel less […]

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IS IT TIME TO TRANSITION FROM FULL-TIME TO PART-TIME AGENT?

One of the most enticing aspects of choosing real estate as a career is the flexibility that it offers you. You can work as much or as little as you decide is right for you, and you can maintain those hours as long as they work for you. The hard part, of course, is realizing […]

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IS RENT-TO-OWN EVER WORTH IT?

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Rent-to-own agreements have a bad reputation in the real estate industry, but is it deserved? Well, it depends. There are many different kinds of rent-to-own agreements, and each one can be modified and customized for the tenant and the landlord. Many rent-to-own agreements overwhelmingly favor the would-be seller of the property, the landlord, which is […]

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IS TESTING THE MARKET A GOOD IDEA?

Selling a house isn’t exactly like selling any other piece of property; there’s no reference book on how much a home should cost because home value depends on so many different factors that vary widely from residence to residence. For this reason, when many sellers are preparing to sell their house, they want to “test […]

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SHOULD YOU HOST A REAL ESTATE SEMINAR TO GENERATE LEADS?

When seeking new and different lead-generation strategies, you’ve probably come across the recommendation to host a real estate seminar for potential clients. It’s a common way for real estate agents to get their names and brands out into the community, meet possible buyers and sellers, and explain how a qualified agent can smooth the real […]

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SHOULD YOU SUPPORT CHARITIES AS A REAL ESTATE AGENT?

There are two schools of thought when it comes to real estate agents publicly supporting charities. One school holds that this is a solid business strategy — it can help differentiate agents in crowded markets especially, and many clients like to feel good about helping good people accomplish good things. The other school, however, holds […]

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15 SIGNS IT’S TIME TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE ASSISTANT

You may know that more productive, successful real estate agents have assistants to help them manage the minutiae of the business — but how do you know if you’re there, yet? The question of when to hire an assistant can be a daunting one for many agents, and quite a few of them realize after […]

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13 TIPS FOR EXPLAINING REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS TO A CLIENT

Buyers and sellers are becoming more and more educated about real estate transactions, but they also don’t know what they don’t know. As a result, agents have to answer more and more questions from buyers and sellers about their commission rates. This can be a sensitive topic because, after all, it’s about money, and agents […]

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BUYING A HOUSE WITH BAD CREDIT

Some people are under the mistaken impression that you must have good (or even great) credit in order to buy a house. That’s truly not the case — there are plenty of opportunities for people with poor credit to start on the journey toward homeownership and end with a set of keys to their very […]

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