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10 quick ideas for a real estate blog
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. 10 quick ideas for a real estate blog Blog posts can generate a stream of serious leads, and it doesn't…
Realtors knock on doors to find listings?
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Realtors knock on doors to find listings Too many buyers are chasing too few homes. Some agents hope to…
Fla. ‘pocket listings’ legal, but avoid problems
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Fla. ‘pocket listings’ legal, but avoid problems It's OK to withhold a listing from the MLS,…
When a discount may actually cost you more...you get what you pay for
Discount? What discount? Discounted rate may cost you more Note to self: Never again book a flight on Spirit Airlines --- the only U.S. airline to make it on the list of the world's worst. What…
Now Hiring Licensed Agents
 FREE REAL ESTATE LICENSING SCHOOL (RIVERSIDE) NEW or LICENSED AGENTS WANTED There are those who make things happen, those who watch what is about to happen and the rest who wonder what happened.…
Real Estate's 'True North'
There’s a line in the movie “Lincoln” in which Abraham Lincoln talks about the difficulty of gaining passage of the 13th amendment: “A compass, I learned when I was surveying,…
How to Write E-mail Worth Reading
E-mail inboxes today are flooded. The messages you send to clients are competing with everything from bank statements to notes from children’s teachers to Gap shopping newsletters. How do you get…
Buyer's Guide: 2013 Tablets
Tablets are gaining popularity as tactile alternatives to personal computers. Let us guide you through the latest enhancements in this growing tech genre.JUNE 2013| BY MICHAEL ANTONIAKWhether you’re…
Tips for Getting Started in Real Estate
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Monday, July 01, 2013 There are five pieces of advice new real estate agents should follow if they want to succeed, according to Inman…
Understanding Your Agents’ Foundations
Have you ever wondered why some of your sales associates engage proactively and some react after the fact? It’s because of what they believe. Why do some real estate professionals dwell on circumstances…
Tips for Getting Started in Real Estate
There are five pieces of advice new real estate agents should follow if they want to succeed, according to Inman contributor Seth Price. They should first find the right office, one where the company…
What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week - July 1, 2013
The past week was active for economic news and mortgage rates. The aftermath of the Fed's indication that it may start dialing back its multi-billion dollar monthly purchases of Treasury and mortgage backed…
FICO’s Dubious Explanation of Why it Treats Short Sales the Same as Foreclosures
Did you think a Short Sale has less of a negative impact on a person's credit score than a Foreclosure? Read this:http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/09/on-ficos-dubious-explanation-of-why-it-treat…
TOLL BROTHERS BUYER BEWARE COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE
THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGETOLL BROTHERS COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE BUYER BEWAREMY HOME IS FIVE YEARS OLD AND THE FOLLOWING HAS HAPPENED AND IM NOT ALONE1) STUCCO DELAMINATING AND CRUMBLING AWAY FROM…
TOLL BROTHERS BUYER BEWARE COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE
THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGETOLL BROTHERS COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE BUYER BEWAREMY HOME IS FIVE YEARS OLD AND THE FOLLOWING HAS HAPPENED AND IM NOT ALONE1) STUCCO DELAMINATING AND CRUMBLING AWAY FROM…
TOLL BROTHERS BUYER BEWARE COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE
THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGETOLL BROTHERS COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE BUYER BEWAREMY HOME IS FIVE YEARS OLD AND THE FOLLOWING HAS HAPPENED AND IM NOT ALONE1) STUCCO DELAMINATING AND CRUMBLING AWAY FROM…
TOLL BROTHERS BUYER BEWARE COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE
THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGETOLL BROTHERS COASTAL OAKS AT NOCATEE BUYER BEWAREMY HOME IS FIVE YEARS OLD AND THE FOLLOWING HAS HAPPENED AND IM NOT ALONE1) STUCCO DELAMINATING AND CRUMBLING AWAY FROM…
A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings
Ask your team to identify their biggest productivity killer and inevitably two issues will rise to the top of the list: managing their inboxes and their meeting schedules. I'll tackle the former in…
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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Statistics
For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Statistics FSBOs accounted for 9% of home sales in 2012. The typical FSBO home sold for $174,900 compared to $215,000 for agent-assisted home sales. FSBO Methods Used to Market…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Del Cerro 92120: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for San Carlos 92119: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Clairemont 92117: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Normal Heights 92116:The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Rolando 92115: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Linda Vista 92111: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Old Town 92110: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
Women Own 'Less Mortgage Debt'
Although data shows women generally earn less income than men, results from a recent Experian study found women come out ahead when comparing how mortgage debt is managed.According to the study,…
Real Estate Agent Safety Workshop in Silicon Valley
Today is the last day to get the June Discount for Santa Clara Kenpo Academy’s self-defense workshop tailored specifically for real estate agents to be held on Tuesday, July 16th in Santa Clara,…
Hubner Team Listing Coming soon. Rescheduled Open house next week
Comin on market soon! 9576 Cedar Rail Way, Elk Grove. CA 95624 4 Bed/ 2bath -2675sqft RV access Traditional Sale No haggling with Banks! CALL LISTING AGENT JULIE HUBNER 916-247-7610 www.hubnerteam.com  …
Kevin James Lists FL Home for Sale Less Than a Year After Buying
Follow & Review Us On:  exterior 2 Source: IMDb Was it too big? Too close to the water? Too warm in Florida? Or was it an opportunity to try to make a real estate profit? Whatever the…
Associations vote to dissolve Florida-based Regional MLS
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Associations vote to dissolve Florida-based Regional MLS The board of directors of Jupiter, Fla.-based Regional…
Dotloop, CAR CEOs will explore ‘gnarly details’ of paperless at Real Estate Connect
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Dotloop, CAR CEOs will explore ‘gnarly details’ of paperless at Real Estate Connect Top executives…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Cardiff, CA: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Metro San Diego: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Solana Beach, CA: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for La Jolla, CA: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for San Diego Beaches: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Mission Valley 92108:The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Ocean Beach 92107: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
Trulia Paid Lead Program To Close of Escrow Conversion Percentage Rate
What is your personal experience conversion percentage rate from Trulia paid leads to Close of Escrow? 
Safety Tips For Residential Landlords
Like real estate agents, residential investors and landlords face significant safety risks when in the field.  Whether they are previewing vacant properties, investigating tenant problems, or merely…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Point Loma 92106: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for City Heights 92105: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for North Park 92104: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Hillcrest 92103: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Golden Hill 92102: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Downtown 92101: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Coronado, CA: The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan
The Value of Independent Rental Ownership in Your Retirement Plan By: Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property Management & AdvisoryRental ownership has a long history of satisfying the primary…
6-29-13 TOP REAL ESTATE NEWS, LUXURY FORT LAUDERDALE
 Mortgage Partner    Title Partner   Insurance   Home Service Plans  Saturday, June 29, 2013 How Much Does 5,600-Square-Feet Cost in Los Feliz, Calif.? Popular…
California leads the way in growth of home prices
The Southern California and Bay Area markets remain particularly red hot as prices in the state rose 2.6 percent from March and nearly 18 percent from April last year, according to Lender Processing Services…
Staging Props, Green Printer, Contractor Web Site
Print It GreenThis new inkjet printer is easy on your wallet and the environment. HP’s Deskjet D2600 is made of 50 percent recycled materials and comes with software that allows for easy double-sided…
Virtual Layouts, Reminder Stickers, and Kudos Catchers
Visualize the SpaceLet your prospects see if a home is a good fit. Icovia’s Space Planner allows them to design your listings and test various layout scenarios by dragging and dropping furniture…
Ratings Matter
The Internet of the 1990s was about anonymity. Consumers battled Web cookies, registrations, and other tracking devices that Web site owners could use to turn visits into revenues.Today, the Internet is…
9 Ways to Get Glowing Online Reviews
Whether you like them or not, online rating Web sites are a reality for today's real estate professionals. Those sites, in addition to Facebook and other social media outlets, create a powerful tool for…
Work Smart Scripts: How to Ask for Referrals
Even as the Web has become the preeminent home-search tool for consumers, referrals are still the No. 1 way buyers and sellers find their real estate practitioners.When asked how they found their real…
7 No-fail Referral Ideas
Here’s some welcome news: 44 percent of buyers choose a salesperson based on the recommendation of a friend, neighbor, or family member. To increase referrals:Give past clients two coupon books,…
Target for Referral Riches
Everybody loves referrals. Whenever I talk about the practice, in conversation or to an audience, almost everyone agrees that referrals bring with them a nearly 100 percent conversion rate, normally at…
5 Reasons You Don't Get More Referrals
Are you getting the amount of referrals you want? How many of your clients refer new prospects to you? Do you have a strategy in place to ensure that this happens on a regular basis?Before we answer those…
Careers with The Cascade Team Real Estate!
Contact Janet Jolly-Porter: janet@TheCascadeTeam.com 425-830-6743 to set up your appointment to learn more. At the Cascade Team there are NO DESK FEES & we provide the following to our agents at no…
10 Quick Ideas for Your Real Estate Blog
Blogs enable real estate agents to attract an audience of buyers or sellers looking for an agent in a specific geographic area. It's also a great tool to showcase their knowledge and build trust with readers. Blog…
Agents Allegedly Used Dead Animals to Sabotage Sale
Police say a security camera has captured footage of two Philadelphia real estate agents allegedly throwing dead mice and snakes and cutting tree branches on a neighbor’s property who had a home…
California Association Warns About 'Pocket Listings'
About 1-in-4 home sales are reportedly pocket listings in some Northern California markets, and the California Association of REALTORS® is warning agents to tread carefully.CAR says that pocket…
10 Quick Ideas for Your Real Estate Blog
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Friday, June 28, 2013 Blogs enable real estate agents to attract an audience of buyers or sellers looking for an agent in a specific…
Agents Allegedly Used Dead Animals to Sabotage Sale
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Friday, June 28, 2013 Police say a security camera has captured footage of two Philadelphia real estate agents allegedly throwing dead…
Best downpayment assistance program is back and better!! Up to 5% free money
There are few things that make me happier then a good down payment assistance program.  CHF Platinum is just that.  We had it a few years back and then it was gone for a year and now it is back and…
When Conflict Can’t Be Resolved
I have received a number of private notes about my recent series on conflict. It seems there are many of you who have unresolved conflict with people in your lives and are not sure how to take the first…
Take your Career to the Next Level!
We are a national company expanding and seeking Branch Brokers and Team members throughout the state of PennsylvaniaThere is no fee to become an Equity Branch Broker.Visit our website: www.Equity-USA.comThen…
Newest Condos for Sale in Franklin TN as of June 28 2013
The weekend begins with a quick look at the newest condos for sale in Franklin, TN.   Just a short drive from Nashville, Franklin would be a great location for a commuter who enjoys the peace and…
6-28-13 TOP REAL ESTATE NEWS
Mortgage Partner    Title Partner   Insurance   Home Service PlansFriday, June 28, 2013Pocket Listings: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?By Fredric W. TresterA pocket listing…
How To Use Your Handheld GPS To View Property Lines
Many times I'm asked by other Realtors and clients about loading their property (parcel) lines into a handheld GPS (Garmin more particularly) so they can walk a tract of land with confidence and know where…
My First Open House That Was Vacant
Yesterday, I sat my first open house that was vacant.  I have sat open houses before but all of the sellers were still living in the properties.  I was not sure what to expect.   I usually…
More Housing Bubble Fears Brew
More Housing Bubble Fears Brew "Double-digit price gains in the last year with multiple bid situations that have caused homes to sell for above asking prices have been fueling renewed fears over a housing…
Is Your Tree Going to Fall Over?
By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Sometimes a valuable tree uproots without warning; but most often, your tree sends distress signals before it topples. How to Inspect Your Trees No one knows your trees as well…
My Best TECHO Secret is "By Referral Only" Program
Every real estate business needs organization with great systems and strategies in place in order to be successful.  By Referral Only (also known as BRO) is the perfect business solution for you…
Don't point your sales pitch at me!!!
Don't point your sales pitch at me!!!! "Welcome to the network meeting!  Have a seat!  Here's my card, I have this amazing whosey-whazzit that you just NEED to hear about....." Alrighty then!…
My Greatest Failure That Lead Me to Become a Realtor
It all started in 2012.  My husband and I both had good jobs, were paying our bills on time and enjoying life.  Then in June, my husband lost his job.  Four weeks later, I lost my job.  Layoffs…
A "WOW" Experience at the Settlement/Closing Table
I have recently attended new agent training at my office where we were discussing different ways to WOW your clients from the competition.  My sales manager made a suggestion that she uses at the settlement…
The Battle Against Buyer's Remorse
The home buying process can be a time of stress for many people.  But what happens once the deal is done?  Everyone lives happily ever after, right?  Eventually, yes.  However, many people…
Welcome to The Cascade Team Lily Lee!
We are very happy to welcome Lily Lee to The Cascade Team Real Estate. Lily will be working in our Bellevue office managed by Stan Chang. Lily has strong ties to Bellevue and also in the international…
Get Your Buyers to Act Quickly
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, June 27, 2013 Homes are selling quickly, and buyers may need to be decisive and responsive to secure their home purchase. Just…
Coming Soon! 3480 Hollowell Drive, Ceres, California
3480 Hollowell Drive Coming Soon.... Ceres! PROPERTY DETAILS $190,000 LISTING INFORMATION Bedrooms: 4Full Baths: 2Partial Baths: 0Sq ft: 1865Lot Size: 6695 Sq FtStyle:…
Looking for a Buyer’s Agent
The Paige Wajsman Team is looking for great people to join the Team. Buyer's Agent position now available. This person must be a team player, hard worker, goal oriented, positive attitude, fun, creative,…
A Day In The Life Of A Real Estate Agent: Think its Easy?
Help yourself and your real estate broker: Good ones are worth nurturing.Real estate agents assist people through the process of buying, selling and renting land, homes and other properties. In addition…
4 TOP SECRETS OF 100% BROKERS! IS IT TIME TO MAKE YOUR MOVE?
YES, they are worth the move!!If you have an email account and you're a real estate agent doing business anywhere in the USA, you've probably been hit a few times with recruitment pitches to join a 100%…
6-27-13 TOP REAL ESTATE NEWS
Mortgage Partner    Title Partner   Insurance   Home Service PlansThursday, June 27, 2013Rising Home Prices, Increasing Equity Spark Move-up SalesBy Maria PattersonThis w…
Selling a $1.4M home for half price and it's not distressed
I have 90 days to sell this listing...11,000 sqft under roof, $1.4M in invested materials, over two acres on a gated lot and a completely clear title for $695,000.  Seems like an easy sale?  Not…
Sharing Important Info- Private Tax in Westpark Fiddyment Farms
Sharing Good Info if you didnt know.If you are working with prospective buyers in the Westpark or Fiddyment Farms on the west side of Fiddyment Road in Roseville, read on... In those neighborhoods there…
7 Ways to Meet The Hottest Buyers in Any Market Season
One of real estate’s most popular myths is that when the cold sets in and leaves start to fall, clients run to hibernate until the spring. The truth is, your prospects are not grizzly bears and…
'First Bipartisan Housing Finance Bill' Introduced in Senate
A bipartisan group of Senators introduced Tuesday a bill to remake the role of the federal government in mortgage finance. The bill proposes replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new guarantor, the…
As Buyers' Nerves Fray, 'Agents Take Support Roles'
In the current market, where buyers are plentiful but homes are not, house hunters can become discouraged, but real estate agents can help keep them motivated.Agents should encourage buyer customers to…
Snippets of the national real estate market
Again these are nationwide numbers so to be taken with a grain of salt when looking at the DC real estate market. Interesting trend lines though. Home prices were up 8% in 2012. Median price expected to…
What an Underwriter does NOT want to see when viewing Chicagoland Real Estate Contracts
                                  What an Underwriter  does NOT want to see when viewing  Chicagoland…
Does Klout Matter in Real Estate?
By Dolores EsanuRecently, I’ve noticed quite a few business professionals engaging in “Klout.” Klout is a program that rates your sphere of influence within the social media world,…
As Buyers' Nerves Fray, Agents Take Support Roles
In the current market, where buyers are plentiful but homes are not, house hunters can become discouraged, but real estate agents can help keep them motivated.Agents should encourage buyer customers to…
New-Home Sales Rise to Fastest Pace Since 2008
For the third consecutive month, sales of new single-family homes posted gains, rising 2.1 percent in May, according to housing data released Tuesday by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. "Builders are…
Housing Market Shrugging Off Rise in Mortgage Rates
http://nyti.ms/15CCIzK By SHAILA DEWAN Published: June 25, 2013 Mortgage rates may be inching up, but they have not put a damper on the American housing market’s rebound. The Standard & Poor’s…
Update: DOL Position on Having an Escrow Present Docs for Signing
Last week I wrote a blog piece about the Department of Licensing and Department of Financial Institutions notifying selected parties that escrow agents should not be used to have the parties sign an addendum…
SHORT SALE APPROVED...!!!
If you’re a short sale ‘expert’ you probably know just about everything there is to know about short sales. That being said, if you are working in the distressed property market…
Wisconsin Licensed Real Estate Agent Needed
We have too many internet leads coming in and we need more agents!Are you a licensed real estate agent working in Dane or Rock County? We would love to welcome you on board! Call or email our broker Michael…
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