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Was just licensed in another state - had to move back to Chicago and now I'm completely lost.
I just received my license in Atlanta before having to move back to Chicago two days ago. I've never been in the field and I'm looking for a company to hold my hand through the beginning of…
What is the best real estate company to work for in Tucson, AZ as abrand new agent? I have my license, but no company. I dont just want to be thrown
out there and really want some experience. Ive thought of looking for a team, but dont know where to go. Who has a good mentor program? I just really would like some hands on help rather than just training…
Does anyone have an investor looking for a fixer upper in 28262. Look at 1400 Sansberry Road, Charlotte, NC 28262
This home has 3 Bedroom and 2.5 baths and an unfinished basement. It needs some renovation, but it is close to UNC Charlotte and could be a great investment for someone to rent or fix up and sell it.…
ActiveRain blog traffic reduced?
Has anyone noticed that blog readership on ActiveRain, reported on the "traffic" page, has been greatly reduced since AR was purchased by Trulia? Don't know if it is by plan or by chance, but I've always…
Home inspector marketing?
Just wondering how real estate agents respond to home inspector marketing and what works, and what does not work. Does it help when you bring goodies like pens and brochures along with food to get in the…
Can a real estate Broker can get only lowest cost MLS service?
I like to know can real estate broker get only MLS service without paying association fee and other processing fee?
This is a BPO question...since it is a violation of the Appraiser Act and a violation of the Real Estate
License Law to do a BPO for compensation unless it is a client or prospective client....can the lender or out source company be considered a client?
What is the biggest challenge for rental agents and property managers today?
The answer I keep hearing is winning more landlord listings and building their portfolio. So on hearing this I compiled a list of 30 free marketing ideas to build your letting portfolio check it out and…
Need a 6 month lease for my sellers/buyer ASAP
My buyers are building a DREES home in Sarita Valley and just went under contract on their current home. They are going to need at the most 6 months before they can move in to their new home. Does anyone…
Getting back into real estate. Any advice on great companies with outstanding training much appreciated.?
Hey all! Before my question(s) I'd like to say thanks in advance to all who reply. Ok, a little background on my experience... I was originally licensed in 1996, and I worked in real estate from then…
Is the prfessionalism of Trulia's presentation on the decline?
I have mentioned this to the friendly customer service reps of Trulia on a couple of occassions. When answering leads, Trulia has an automatic by default closing statement at the end of the agents response.........…
Should i get my real estate license in nyc to be part time? I work full time and go to school
I only want to get it because I plan to buy a few homes in this year and when i sell them i rather be more involved than another broker/agent? I know being part time in real estate is diffcult but i only…
Trulia - you've got another "glitch"!
Well - Take a look at the list of questions and responses - only the very first response on a forum shows up on the main list - NOT the most recent response, which is what is usually posted.
How can I get another agent's listing corrected on Trulia?
It isn't my listing but it's on Trulia at $50K - MLS agent remarks: "This property, and the terms of its sale, is now under auction terms and conditions. All bids should be submitted through http://www.auction.com/,…
How would you handle a referral fee.?
We advertise to pay 25% referral fee for a lead. Once in a while we get a referrals from a webmaster or somebody who generates leads over his website. These leads are just forwarded to us without and…
Does it scare you when you encounter so-called "experience" agents who don't know basic concepts of contract deadlines and property disclosures?
Is it just me, or are you shocked (and appalled) when you encounter an agent who has been in the business a long time, yet they write poor contracts, don't understand contract deadlines, and doesn't know…
Price per square foot - finished basement vs 1st floor.
Many 1st floor condos for sale in Brooklyn include the square footage of the basement into the total SF number. It is my understanding that price PSF of the basement area is lower as compared to that of…
Can anyone help? My Trulia answer screen has gone "buggy!" It's making me CrAzY. Reported to Trulia but am hoping for an answer now.
Yesterday I gave a thumbs up vote to an agent who answered a question I had been wondering about. I also wrote a comment. The "reply" button turned to "thank" and all the boxes under every post opened…
I've interviewed w/company that explained my fees 4 a rookie agent totals $900 no desk fees 8% goes to Co/Franchise with 50% comm 4me is this
the norm Recently acquired my Salesperson license i live and plan to work in Northern NJ. 50-50 split was explained to me would go up as my sales increase until i reach 100% get to keep all commissions…
Pocket Listings: are they in the seller's best interest?
As inventory in San Diego has declined, the number of pocket listings have skyrocketed. While I understand the benefit to the listing agent, I have never taken a pocket listing approach to any of my listings.…
looking at allied school.I just don't know which package will qualify me to take the test Ex."Salesperson exam multimedia cram or the exam
cram dvd"? Allied real estate school: License packages http://www.realestatelicense.com/real-estate-license-ca/other-materials.aspx
zipform contract to offer on a commercial lease
What contract/s from zipform do I need to make an offer on a commercial lease for a client?
As a new agent, would it be better to get started in sales or leasing?
I know apartment occupancy is almost full with a lot of new renters moving here, but I'm not sure if that is good or bad for locators. Also I can go a few months without income but I would prefer…
Are any Austin agents looking for other agents to host open houses?
I host other broker's listings quite frequently and am very familiar with the process. I try to host 2-4 a week, and I do have a few requirements I look for in a property (such as distance from a major…
I'm looking for an agent(s) willing to hold some open houses. I have a listing in SW Austin ($185,000), one in Dripping Springs ($329,000) and
one in Pflugerville ($125,000) right now that I don't have the time to hold open houses for. If you're interested in holding an open house to generate buyers leads, please just let me know.
Do you use video to market your listings?
Virtual tours and automatically generated Youtube videos that use still pictures are easy. However, do any of you use real video footage to pmarket your listings and how do you promote the video to get…
Im looking to redo my website can you recommend a custom website developer??
My website is AgentBoca.com. Any tips or suggestion for new site, I would love to hear from you. Thanks:) Jen Sommers
If you're already working with another broker..
It seems like one of the major differences between real estate brokers and mortgage lenders is that lenders often have in their advertising - "even if you're in process with another lender, give us a call..."…
Would it make sense for us to agree that after X years in the profession, a REALTOR® is expected to have achieved a nationally-recognized competency?
Real estate agents are consistently listed among the least admired professions in America. Would it make sense for us to agree that after X years in the profession, a REALTOR® is expected to have achieved…
Any agents feel that Trulia's ad campaign switch was misrepresented by the Trulia telemarketers?
I went from paying for 100% ad placement and having zero competition on non-featured ads to having 100% ad placement and 3 other agents listed in that same ad. I swear I was told by my rep that we would…
Home inspector marketing?
Just wondering how real estate agents respond to home inspector marketing and what works, and what does not work. Does it help when you bring goodies like pens and brochures along with food to get in the…
I am looking for builders in need of a lender contact
My name is Alexandra Weishaar, I am a Purchase Coordinator Representative here at Guardian National Bank. I am looking to build contacts with builders all over the nation. Please reply back to me at: alexw@gnblending.com…
Are you having your clients sign documents electronically when meeting them in person?
I had an interesting listing appointment today. As I was gathering my accoutrement to make my exit, the client said his previous Realtor had him sign all documents on his computer. I was shocked and…
Fun client gifts?
I am looking for ideas on fun client gifts. Simple easy relatively inexpensive things that can be sent out as a client shops or as they await closing. They can also be used to reconnect with past clients.…
Have trulia help you reach the level you've been trying to reach as an agent?
Being the top selling/ buying agent in your office?
Do you think we priced this property correctly.?
www.10951CaminitoArcada.com. Pretty standard for the community, the kitchen counters are updated tile and there is ceramic tile downstairs. It's a really clean home. The back yard is small and could use…
I'm getting really disgusted with agents.....
who don't answer questions posted by consumers, but say "call me so I can tell you how I can help." This is not a free advertising site. If you want to buy ad space, buy it. If you don't have a good…
I just got my salesperson license. Are there brokers who offer part-time and/or online training in San Francisco?
I want to avoid having to quit my current job to get started. I want to sell my first home before plunging in full-time.
Best broker in Philadelphia with maximum percentage return to hang your license???
I am new real estate licensee. Like to know, which broker provide the most percentage return in selling property and I am also trying to buy a house for myself and what’s the best commission you…
Where really is De Luz? Temecula, (Riverside County) or Fallbrook (North San Diego County) or both
This question is directed to RE Professionals who farm the North San Diego County and Temecula RE Market. My family has lived and worked in the Temecula (Rancho California) market for over 5 decades. Our…
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