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Is Trulia advertising for sale by owner?
I recieved a "lead" today on a property not found in my local MLS. Upon further investigation into the Trulia advertisement of the property, it was a for sale by owner by 3rd party lead from…
Best CRM System for Realtors
Does anyone have any experience with CRM systems? I just upgraded all of our computer systems and I am looking to get the BEST CRM System for Realtors. Any advice would we be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Have you had a tenant looking to pay one year's rent in advance? It's happened to me twice in two months! What's the deal? Is it a?
scam? First one said she and her husband were finally approved for SSI Disability and could pay one year in advance because they got a lump sum settlement. Credit was ruined, etc. Called landlord directly…
Big question for Successful realtors
Hello, I'm almost done with real estate school, I just wanted to know how much a new real estate agent can bring in his first year of being an agent. How much income did you bring your first year. Iran…
Any info out there for the NC real estate exam STATE section only?
I just took this test a couple weeks ago and passed the national but did not pass the state. I can't seem to find any information on the state section only- To figure out what exactly I need to study...…
I think Trulia should offer Voices points for all the spam flagging we do on weekends on here - assuming they do something with the spam we flag.
The first thing I do every morning before reading in the advice section here is click and flag all the videos that were posted overnight - Trulia should give Voices points for our doing their job to try…
Any Real Estate advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated and of much help. Please and Thank you.
I am about to begin studying to take my real estate licensing test and I am trying to get as much information and advice as I can possibly get before hand. I am a very smart hardworking and independent…
Online real estate school or... ?
I'm a bit confused and i'm hoping someone could shed some light for me. I'm about to take my pre-license courses and i'm not sure if I should do the online course, or find a class to go to? Is it still…
Looking for a 100 (plus/minus) Mobile Home Park on the East/West Coast of Florida
No LoopNet listings please. Contact me if you have anything; and thanks. . Phil Rotondo, Realtor Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate 1-321-698-5893 mailto:phil@321property.com
Best virtual tour company?
I'm asking on behalf of an indi realtor who is in Los Angeles. What's the best approach for having a virtual tour of a multimillion dollar property made? It's hard to tell from searching. She can probably…
Which do you like better? Trulia? or Zillow?
Gold star for those who tell us why?
How does one choose an assistant, and where do you find/interview him or her?
I'm so overwhelmed with paperwork it's finally come to having to hire a person to do my paperwork, although I have a bad habit of micro managing, it has come to one solution, hire someone to take care…
Has anyone used Google Ad words
Has anyone used Google Adwords for real estate advertising. Was it worth your time ?
why do buyers try to push sellers out of their house when they clearly see there is a "subject to finding suitable housing" in a listing?
Sellers Agent doesn't appear to have the seller's best interest and it feels like they are working for the buyer rather than the seller. The Buyer has his own agent.. When confronting Listing agent with…
Procured Cause: Share your story!
I'd love to hear the details of your past and current struggles with buyers who use you to see houses but then write their offer through another Realtor. Have you ever been in a commission battle where…
Townhome size recorded wrong with the county
Fellow Realtors: Questions for you. Douglas county assessor's site says a townhome is a 2 bedroom, but it really is a 3 bedroom. All bdrs upstairs, not in the basement, true 3 bedroom, recorded wrong.…
My husband & I want to be team realtors in Jupiter, FL. Who is the best Real Estate company who trains the best to go with?
I have been working as a real estate paralegal/title examiner/title company/law firm for 30 yrs, I took the real estate & mortgage broker course back in 1983, but let my license lapse. My husband has…
What Impact Will Trulia & AR Have For Members of Both Platforms?
Anyone have any thoughts about how one will affect the other? Good, Bad, Indifferent.
Soon to be college graduate considering real estate as a career and i had a couple questions before I registered for courses.
1- What is the best way to become an agent in the Central Florida or South Florida area? 2- What are the requirements to become a broker in these areas? 4- How do I find a mentor or someone to guide…
Is real estate right for me?
Hello my name is Darien and I am 19 years old and I am currently enrolled in college and have a baby sitting job and occasionally work at a fast food restaurant for extra money. I have been seriously contemplating…
Any advice would be appreciated.?
Hello my name is Darien and I am 19 years old and I am currently enrolled in college and have a baby sitting job and occasionally work at a fast food restaurant for extra money. I have been seriously contemplating…
Thinking of becoming a listing agent. Where do I start? Please help.
Is there a difference with listing agent and realtor broker? What's the difference between an agent who SELLS homes and one who rents homes? Thanks in advance
I am planning on obtaining my Real Estate License in NV and working primarily to lease Condos in The Las Vegas area for a broker. What can I expect?
I have been a leasing agent for 17 years for regular Apt. Communities. I am considering getting my Nevada R.E. License and working for a well known broker in The Las Vegas area leasing Condos while I get…
Is this the proper industry response to Zulia?
In past statements I have advised real estate professionals that Point2Agent and Point2Homes is a exceptional resource to protect the home owners data and you IP. Read this RIS article and let me know…
Recommendation for APPLIANCE REPAIR COMPANY?
Can anyone recommend a good appliance repair company that can service G.E. appliances in Manhattan and/or offers comprehensive service contracts? Thank you.
HELP! Looking for the best broker for ME!
I'm nearly done with my real estate classes and will be sitting for the exam some time next month. I live in the Humble, TX (Houston Area) and so far, I've met with Keller Williams and I have…
I am newly licensed and not sure which company to go to anyone have any advice about William E Wood, Coldwell Banker or Keller Williams for new agents
I am trying to not spend an arm and a leg to get started but I'm looking for a company that will get you the training necessary to get you started on the right foot. Anyone know the start up fees…
How come I no longer get Trulia notifications in my email?
For the past several months I've not been receiving email notifications for some reason. I get the Active Rain Daily Drop everyday. Anyone have any suggestions?
Is this becoming standard? A home for sale for over a million dollars and the listing agent has an unlicensed "Assistant" holding open the open house?
A spanking new listing (Owner Occupied) at over 1,200,000 has an unlicensed assistant holding open the very first open house???. This is not a first. A home listed at 1,600,000 was held open last month…
NEED HELP! Im looking for a website to help with real estate license for California 2014.
NEED HELP! Im looking for a website to help with real estate license for California 2014. I have been told there are sites that post the questions and answers that can be found on the test. Any feedback…
I just went back to Neighborhoodcity to check my status, it still has negative reviews, tried to fix, but can't, anyone out there still having issues?
I tried to update my basic info and a pop up said I had to call the 800 number for service, I called the number and it was disconnected,
NEED HELP! Im looking for a website to help with real estate license for California 2014
NEED HELP! Im looking for a website to help with real estate license for California 2014. I have been told there are sites that post the questions and answers that can be found on the test. Any feedback…
Easy way to get rid of the spam in the Advice section!
Since the advice section is so clogged with spammers, I have an easy way to get it cleared, Trulia, count flagging spam as a voices contribution ! You'll have agents scouring the forums clean in no time…
Anyone else having issues with missing listings?
Trulia said it was our feed yesterday, yet we've contacted those sources, who state they are up-to-date & working correctly. Manually added missing listing, which is now no where to be found. In the meantime…
Any advice on being a part time agent with hopes of making it full time? Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
I am thinking about obtaining my agent license. I am a full time commercial underwriter with a local bank currently and have over 10 years experience in this field. Real estate would be part time at first…
Looking for a 100 (plus/minus) Mobile Home Park on the East/West Coast of FL.
Please no loopnet listings. Please call or e-mail me if you have anything interesting. Phil Rotondo, Realtor Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate mailto:phil@321property.com 1-321-698-5893
Great brokerage firm to start off a career in real estate ?
Hello Everyone, I just took my Real Estate Exam for the first time and passed ! I am now looking to sign up with a great brokerage firm, here in Pinellas County. I have a couple of questions for…
Need recommendation for good tax preparer for a realtor
Does any fellow realtor have a strong recommendation for a CPA with solid experience in preparing taxes for realtors and/or home business or small business?? Someone reasonable, well-experienced in their…
A question for RE agents who are also moms to young kids
Do you have any advice regarding the best way to structure your time in order to maximize attention to your business as well as the kids? I am about to start out in the field and am planning on working…
What's the value of a 'WEB REFERENCE' at the bottom of every comment you reply on?
I've been putting my websites in that little box when I post a reply or a comment on the Q/A platform and was wondering what it actually does. Does it build any SEO? Or is it just a way for you to…
Can My Clients Change Their Review?
I asked some clients that I had a great relationship with to stop by and give me a review here on Trulia. Things went great over the course of that transaction and they said in the body of their review…
Will Trulia change the inaccurate Star Rating reviews?
Viewing my profile I discovered I have a good number of reviews/referrals. But only a few stars. Looking further into my profile, a graph is shown displaying negative reviews. What in Holy Tarnation!…
My profile views are even less today than they were a week ago, how do I get myself back to the 7K views?
Since Trulia "updated" the profiles, my views are less and less, what I mean is, even after the update, I was at 600 now I'm down to 24, what is happening, how do I recoup my views?
Realtor asking for Referral fee for commission during inspection period.
I am working with a buyer that was referred through Trulia where I pay referral fees. We are now in contract and the buyers girlfriend is a realtor asking for a referral fee. I knew she was a realtor…
Any really busy, top producing agents in the Greater Boston Metrowest region looking to mentor a newly minted licensee?
Hello community, I am a newly licensed real estate agent and am very excited about starting out on this new career path. I want to put my best foot forward and have thought a lot about what I can do to…
Showing Assistant?
Hello everyone, I've recently been in the talks with a top producer who runs a pretty successful team about possibly becoming a showing assistant on said team. I'll be meeting with them next week but…
I loved my Trulia profile over zillow, now I hate it. How much of this do you feel these changes r due to the zillow buyout?
Old profile had over 30 recommendations, 7500 views. Now I'm down to 16 recommendations and 65 views. No Check Ins, about me, etc.. How much of this do you feel has to do with the Zillow buyout?
Looking for a 100(plus)/(minus) Unit Mobile Home Park on the east or west coast of Fl.
Please, NO LoopNet Listings.. . If you have something interesting for my client, please call or e-mail me. Thanks. Phil Rotondo, Realtor Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Melbourne, Fl…
How Much do you Pay for Home Staging?
Good Evening Trulians! I was just curious what you have seen home staging range from and where in the US you are located. Surprisingly (if you can believe HGTV) it seems to be less in California…
Any really busy, top producing agents in the Greater Boston Metrowest region looking to mentor a newly minted licensee?
Hello community, I am a newly licensed real estate agent and am very excited about starting out on this new career path. I want to put my best foot forward and have thought a lot about what I can do to…
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