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realestate companies offer employee benefits, ie: health insurance and dental insurance?
Do any realestate companies offer employee benefits, ie: health insurance and dental insurance?
As an Investor Licensee how do I find a broker to sponsor me?
I will be obtaining my RE license in the next few weeks, how do I find a broker that will sponsor me? I don't want to take on clients. The sole purpose for obtaining my license is so that I can…
Is there a company out there that gets you guys good quality leads? How about a web site optimization company that you like?
I do not expect agents from my local market to answer this question but what about agents in different cities/states? Can you help me out?
Have you used the RED EX?
I am considering buying into the RED EX. But I wanted to here from some pros on whether or not it is a good company and easy to use? Any thoughts?
What is the best digital camera for photographing real estate?
I am looking for the best digital camera for photographing commercial and residential real estate. What features are most important for this purpose?
Does anyone know a Real Estate Broker in Northern California?
My partner and I are looking for a real estate broker officer for our newly formed corporation. We are creating an online platform for buyers and sellers which in some small ways is similar to Redfin…
Have you had any success in finding clients by door knocking?
Feel free to share your best-known methods here!
If a seller wants to disclose paranormal activity in a home he is seller, how would you word it in the disclosures?
A Seller has let me know that believes his home is haunted and wants to sell, (no joke) I'm not sure what to think, 4 years ago a similar situation turned out to be raccoons in the attic, not the case…
I need an advise-opinion - What is the most commun ultra wide lens for real estate photography?
Can somebody recommend a Camera and an ultra wide len ? what can i do with a $800 price range ? Thank you
Forecasters Fear Another Housing Bubble By Hal M. Bundrick
NEW YORK (MainStreet) —As home values rise, helping to heal a battered market, real estate forecasters are beginning to fear another housing bubble is looming on the horizon. The survey of 105…
I have Federal and State Tax Liens on my business, Should I just let go of my business?
My mortgage had been paid off, BUT, I also have a commercial building wherein I took money from my home to use in my business. I have Federal and State Tax liens on my business of over $160k, they are…
How do I transfer my WA real estate license to CA?
I recently tested and past in WA but then due to family relocated back to CA- what steps do I need to take now to get going in CA?!
Hi-Now that I have my real estate license the market is preferential to a certain market.
Does anyone need any help..I need to learn about FHA loans..etc....I'll work for free if it is a good opportunity
considering an RE career
Hi- I have always been interested in the real estate industry, and have worked in sales in other industries for a while. I have heard from several folks that this is a terrible time to begin a career…
With a VA loan, can the borrower (the vet) pay for any section 1 termite clearance work?
I am getting conflicting reports from lenders and agents. I have tried to find written evidence of the correct answer. Can someone please let me know the correct answer and post a link to where it proves…
If I have my NY real estate salesperson license and certificate what are the steps to get certified in NJ (Hoboken)?
Would I need to take the 75 hour course all over again for NJ or could I skip that and just take the NJ test. If you could provide me with a website explaining this situation that would be much appreciated!…
Compromise and conform...surely not?
Hi Guys, Recently my boss told me in not so many words that looking after my fellow agents is more important than looking after clients. An agent had the property and I he clients but when the agent dropped…
What ways have you found to be the easiest in explaining agency relationships with your prospective clients?
Agency is a huge issue in Texas. We discuss representation thoroughly with our prospective clients. What ways have you found to be the easiest in explaining agency relationships with your prospective clients?
What are your thoughts on "Hip Pocket" and "Coming Soon" Listings?
I've been asked to be a part of the MetroTex task force looking into Hip Pocket and Coming Soon listings... I would like to hear from both real estate professionals and consumers as to what your thoughts…
Lawyers who don't practice Law? Are there Any Lawyers out there who practice Law?
In the last 2 yrs we've had nothing but issues with Attorney's, mostly they say they want everything resolved before bringing them a deal?? Whats with that? If we sell a property, do the contracts…
Does anyone have suggestions for an email signature implementing social media links?
I really like using wisestamp for my personal email account signature to include all my social media links. Unfortunately, it doesn't work for my godaddy work email. Are there any other options…
What would the best agent training look like?
Fellow agents, Having been in the real estate business for over 30 years, I've seen countless agent struggle to figure out how to build their business. They try a little of this - a little of…
Does anyone OUTSIDE cook county illinois or city of chicago have a mandatory rental voucher program?
I am looking for information on mandatory section 8 or voucher programs that exclude the requirement based on number of units, single-family or type of unit? Not looking for comments on city of chicago…
What sets you apart from your competition as an agent?
Everyone claims to be an area expert or have years of experience. What really sets us apart from other agents when buyers are scrolling down the list looking for someone to choose? If all the profiles…
What would the best agent training look like?
Fellow agents, Having been in the real estate business for over 30 years, I've seen countless agent struggle to figure out how to build their business. They try a little of this - a little of…
Where do you go for most of your commercial listings? (Car Dealership)
I usually do not do commercial listings but was contacted by a friend at my gym saying he would like to buy a Car/Dealership lot. What are you suggestions or do you know of any commercial listings like…
Does anybody have a good, effective, collection agency they would recommend for rents owed?
We, like every landlord/ property manager, have difficulties collecting monies owed to our owners after tenants vacate or are evicted even with a judgement. The mantra of "good luck collecting that…
Should a real estate broker bypass escrow in a business purchase?
The seller of the business (Retail Food Business) wants to sell the business without an escrow, dealing only with real estate brokers or agents.
Contacting For Sale By Owner's? With the small inventory in Johnson County KS-Do you find this worth your time?
Understandably-Most FSBO folks either think they don't need a real estate agent, or they can't afford the commission/tight equity. With the inventory so depleted for listings, I am curious if…
How often does a real estate agent rely on the "in house lender"?
I hear from some agents, the week day convenience is a plus, but other agents who typically write contracts evenings and weekends - can't get in touch with "in house" folks - or-The "In house" mortgage…
I am live in Houston Texas currently and wondering if there are any real estate brokers who are licensed in Texas and California?
I am looking to get licensed in both TX and CA and would like to know if there are any brokers who i might be able to hold my license with.
Will the USDA Rural Home Loan remain a viable Zero Down option in the Phoenix, AZ area?
We are being told that USDA Rural is likely to be changed soon. Any reliable news available?
Is anyone encountering appraisal issues with house prices starting to climb and offers coming in over list price?
I had an appraiser call me to access a property for appraisal. I knew that there were no immediately local comps to support the sold price and asked him how appraisers were dealing with prices starting…
REMAX Investor friendly agent needed in Talahassee, Fl
Buyer seeking sfh purchases above $250,000. Current interest is priced at $599,000 - Agent should have thorough area knowledge and capable of valuations and projections supported by trends and imperical…
who are the experts in 98012?
who has sold the most homes in 98012?
Are any of the other Real Estate Professionals starting to deal with lenders requiring home inspections for the underwriters and requiring repairs?
Theses are not only repairs, but maintenance items as well, noted by home inspections but also appraisers.
Agents, does trulia sell our information to each other?
I sometimes receive calls or emails: 'Hi, I'm a listing agent of ..... I got a notification that you are interested in it!'' Nope, Sorry, I'm not...If I were interested, I'd call you'' ... I 'm not…
Is this a good time to get a real estate license in Sarasota, FL?
I have been out of work (PR Pro) for awhile now and have decided to take my social security early. Watching the market bouncing back, I wonder if this is a good time to get my license. I began the process…
WHY IS THIS SYSTEM BROKE?
I have listed a property in my area on May 6th. After 2 emails which have not been responded to and a customer service call yesterday(4PM EST) which said that the problem was corrected and my listing would…
Does anyone have documentation that addresses the length of time a seller must hold a property prior to selling short in order for tax forgiveness?
I am aware that the debt forgiveness was extended from 12.31.12 to 12.31.13. Does anyone have documentation that states a seller, who is selling short, must hold title for a minimum period of time…
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