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How to Help Buyers Beat Out the Competition
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, July 30, 2013 With home buyers finding themselves in bidding wars all over the country, how can you help make sure they aren’t…
Short Sales and Tax/Income Implications
REPOST from March 28, 2013This past weekend I had an agent ask me about the tax/income implications of a short sale. She said that her seller was concerned about both the tax/income implications and the…
Seven ways to get to top of YouTube
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Seven ways to get to top of YouTube YouTube distilled best practices down to a science and calls it the Playbook.…
Does a stigma against short sales exist?
 In markets with high foreclosure rates, a short sale stigma may exist, and short sales may not be as sought among homebuyers. Brokers may be at an advantage if they state in the listing that the nondistressed…
National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics celebrates 100 years
On July 29, 1913, the National Association of Realtors® adopted a Code of Ethics at their annual convention in Winnipeg, Manitoba. But why did this momentous event occur in Canada, of all places?“For…
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Mortgage Financing and Property Ownership Limits
Mortgage Financing and Property Ownership LimitsBy: Selene GarciaDid you know the number of properties you own will impact your ability to attain financing for future real estate investment purchases?…
MUST READ: End of mortgage deduction equals 659,000 jobs lost!
The mortgage interest deduction remains the hot potato of tax reform and U.S. deficit debates.To cut it, or not to cut it, that is the question.If you accept new research that the Tax Foundation –…
Infographic: Millenial Home Buyers
A very familiar situation to me personally... One of the main reasons millennial home buyers are in the market is because they're looking to OWN a place they can call home, and not because there is some…
Real Estate Connect SF Provides Some Tips
Every year Real Estate Connect SF brings together real estate agents, speakers, and leaders to look at the latest real estate news and trends. Inman news provides the 30 most important tips taken away…
EARNEST MONEY / SOURCING OF LARGE DEPOSITS
Earnest Money Deposits Conventional must be verified by one of the following:Copy of cancelled check Copy of deposit check and proof check was cashed Verification of sufficient funds on deposit in the…
SELLING YOUR HOME WHEN PURCHASING A NEW ONE
Selling Your Home when Purchasing a New OneBuying and selling a home at the same time is a overwhelming task. In a perfect world, you would coordinate the closings for both properties on the same day,…
I'm From Washington & Here to Help - Obama Making Promises
Washington continues to push the real estate market…President Barack Obama during a recent speaking tour: “I’m also acting on my own to cut red tape for responsible families who want…
REALTORS® Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Their Code of Ethics
On July 29, 1913, at the annual convention in Winnipeg, Manitoba, NAR’s board of directors got their first look at the much-anticipated Code and adopted it for use by the association’s members. The…
Freddie Mac Updates Numerous Selling Requirements
On July 18, Freddie Mac issued Bulletin Number 2013-13, which updates or revises numerous selling requirements. For Relief Refinance Mortgages sold under fixed rate cash commitments taken out on or…
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The significant advantages of Yifan  cone portable crusher:1.the portable cone crushing and screening equipment is currently the largest domestic manufacturing of portable crushing and screening equipment,…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Downtown 92101: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Golden Hill 92102: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Hillcrest 92103: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Metro San Diego: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Mission Valley Corridor: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Cardiff, CA: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Sorrento Valley 92121: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for University City 92122: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for City Heights 92105: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Point Loma 92106: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Balboa Park Neighborhoods: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Old Town 92110: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Linda Vista 92111: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for SDSU neighborhoods 92115: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Adams Avenue Corridor 92116: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for San Carlos/Lake Murray/Grossmont:It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Allied Gardens 92120: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Clairemont neighborhoods 92117: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
Still Looking for the Perfect Virtual Brokerage
I found the following article interesting and thought that it might be for some of you in the Real Estate business as well.It is by Meg White as is reprinted here in its entirety from RealtorMag which…
Recovering Real Estate Market? Depends Who You Ask
The real estate band wagon is playing loudly and the media continues to trumpet the good news about a recovery. Under the hood and on the street, the jubilation is tempered; appraisers seem to be unconvinced…
100% Commission Real Estate Miami
The K Company of Realtors has been established as one of the best 100% companies to work with in the state of Florida.    How can we prove we’re the best? In a business that has a natural…
FREE Online Short Sale Training Course!
We are very excited to announce the official relaunch of the Certified Short Sale Guide (CSSG) training course and designation.  The course has been improved dramatically and we have been getting…
Warn Clients About 'Change of Address' Scams
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Friday, July 26, 2013 When your clients move, they need to contact the post office to complete a change of address form to receive mail…
Every lender short sale package and tons of FREE resources for short sale agents
STOP AND LOOK AT THIS! On this page, you will find access to an unparalleled amount of resources for agents who work short sales. Help share this page with others in the industry and get the word out!…
FREE Short Sale Training Course for Realtors
We have now made the Certified Short Sale Guide training designation PUBLIC INFORMATION! That's right, we have added all CSSG training videos and resources to our YouTube Channel for any agent who may…
Housing Recovery Attracts Influx of Real Estate Agents
Read the news or do a quick Google search (that returns nearly 30,000 results) and you’ll undoubtedly pass stories regarding the housing “boom.”You’ll come across stories like…
RPR Gets Major Franchise Backing
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Monday, July 29, 2013 Coldwell Banker announced that it has partnered with Realtors Property Resource® to give its agents an edge…
NAR's Code of Ethics Marks Historic Milestone
Follow & Review Us On:  Daily Real Estate News | Monday, July 29, 2013 On July 29, 1913, the National Association of REALTORS® adopted a code of ethics at their annual convention…
You’ve Gotta Get Out There and Network! http://tinyurl.com/n38woj3
You’ve Gotta Get Out There and Network! http://tinyurl.com/n38woj3
Marshmallows and Real Estate: A Pretty Darn Good Recipe!
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Let’s Take a Look at Auctions Then vs. Now
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In Today’s Class, We Study Auctions 101!
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Commercial Real Estate Specialist Needed in Nebraska
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Shout it Out! We Cheer for Our Convention Apple iPad Winner!
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Last Chance to Bid on This Stunning Luxury Smart Home in NY State!
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You’ve Gotta Get Out There and Network!
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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…
Take collapsing ceilings, hidden drug money, and ferrets in stride
Take collapsing ceilings, hidden drug money, and ferrets in stride Teresa Boardman    This time of year, my workweek never ends. When the weekend comes, I notice it because of the difference in…
REAL ESTATE AGENTS WANTED IN VA/MD/DC
Realtors - Join Our Firm Why settle for 70% to 80% Commission when you can have it ALL! Quick Sell Realty has generous plans that allows you to keep 100% of your hard earned commission and pay no mointhly…
BOA Appraisals Reviewed in India - yup that's right
Bank of America Corp has opened a unit in India to handle the work of reviewing appraisal reports as they try to rebuild their share of the U.S. mortgage market at a lower cost. Unskilled reviewers in…
Realtor Photo Of The Week - 'You want me to do what..?'
Realtor shock & awe... you want me to do what...?
Warning about ‘Change of Address’ Scams
When you move, they need to contact the post office to complete a change of address form to receive mail at their new residence. But a new scam is popping up that gets movers to change their address on…
Does anybody here know how to play this game?
"Does anybody here know how to play this game?"   Casey Stengel cried out those words when he was the manager of the New York Mets. I feel the same way now working in the real estate finance field.…
OPEN HOUSE PARTY - YOU'RE INVITED!!!
YOU'RE INVITED!OPEN HOUSE PARTY - SAT 7/27/131pm - 4pmCOMPLETELY RENOVATED!!!!BUYERS MUST COME SEE!!!!!915 S I-oka Ave Mount Prospect, ILAsking $318,900 MLS # 084012333 Beds, 2 Baths, 1648 SF!!!BRING…
Big Week Ahead
Ahead of major economic news next week, it was a relatively quiet week for mortgage rates. Mixed economic data and average Treasury auction results provided little direction. As a result, mortgage rates…
Don't let this 30 year old law bite you in the butt!
RisMedia is a great resource for information about real estate trends and marketing. They gather information from hundreds of sources and share some tips on how to get more business and how to keep more…
Newest Upscale Homes for Sale in Columbia TN as of July 26 2013
This Friday, July 26, we are bringing you a look at the newest upscale homes for sale in Columbia, TN.  These homes range in price from $225,000 to $350,000 and have luxury finishings, without the…
I Love My Job! I Love My Job! I Love My Job!
I sometimes wonder if selling hotdogs on a street corner might not be more fun and profitable. It's sometimes like being a ditch digger and the harder we work the deeper we go in the hole. Just recently…
Keeping Morale Up in a Frenzied Multiple Offer Market
There is no doubt that the market has picked up in many areas and is moving at a pace that is hard to control and even harder to keep up with in others. In the markets with reduced or limited inventory…
The Gift of a Wrench
You may have heard the term, "throwing a wrench in the plans." Well, from where I'm standing, it seems to be raining "wrenches" this month.I have been contacted by so many agents I am coaching who…
Prudential Connecticut Realty To Be Rebranded
The launch date for Prudential Connecticut Realty's change over to Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (owned by Warren Buffet) has been announced for September 25th this year.  PCR President and CEO,…
NAR Votes To Include Non-REALTOR® Listings On Realtor.com®
NAR board directors have voted to include non-REALTOR® listings on their site, Realtor.com®, in an attempt to be more competitive with other real estate search sites such as Zillow and Trulia. The…
How Can Equity Save You Money?
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Is It About the Agent or About the Seller?
Where is the line between an agent being an advocate for a seller and being an advocate for themselves? Where is the line between an agent being unwilling to accept factual data and an agent being unable…
Have an overpriced listing that won’t sell?
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Have an overpriced listing that won’t sell? One tactic: Apologize for your failure to say the listing…
NAR approves realtor.com changes to stay competitive
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. NAR approves realtor.com changes to stay competitive NAR's board agreed to change existing operating agreement.…
Be Wary Of Potential Scams
Tucson Association of Realtors would like to remind members about the increased activity of scams in our area. Some recent scams include false offers from international buyers on luxury properties…
Welcome to The Cascade Team Doni Walsh
Doni WalshOffice:  425-888-1710 Cell:  425-777-0950 Fax:  425-654-3722 Email:  Doni@TheCascadeTeam.com For the past 20 years, I’ve been in either sales or procurement. I’ve sat…
Most Recent Condos for Sale in Oxnard CA as of July 25 2013
Today, we are sharing with you the most recent condos for sale in Oxnard, CA.   This lovely seaside town is known for its prime surf as well as its strawberries.  Plus, Oxnard is just 60 miles…
IRS Simplifies Home Office Deduction
The number of home owners who work from home at least one day a week increased nearly 10 percent — from 9.5 million to 13.4 million — between 1999 and 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau…
NAR approves non Realtor listings on Realtor.com
 A decision to expand the National Association of Realtors® (NAR)-owned realtor.com to allow listings by non-Realtors is a pivotal moment in the website’s history, but it also reflects a change…
NAR approves non Realtor listings on Realtor.com
 A decision to expand the National Association of Realtors® (NAR)-owned realtor.com to allow listings by non-Realtors is a pivotal moment in the website’s history, but it also reflects a change…
Younger Generation Not Buying Houses, Moving In With Parents
There is a trend that has been occuring since the recession hit, more and more children are moving back in with their parents.  Millions of young Americans are unemployed or underemployed, living with…
REAL ESTATE NEWS, Thursday, July 25, 2013
 Subscribe to mobile version?     View as webpageMortgage Partner    Title Partner   Insurance   Home Service PlansThursday, July 25, 2013Corporate Mobility…
Clarksville TN Latest Real Estate Listings for Sale in Ashton Place July 25 2013
Today, it is our privilege to share with you the latest homes for sale in Ashton Place of Clarksville, TN. Priced in the lower $100,000s, the homes in Ashton Place are perfect for any family.  The…
320 Golf View Drive - Little Egg Harbor - Home for Sale
Little Egg Harbor Homes for Sale - Sea Oaks Adult Golf Course Community - New Listing 320 Golf View Drive Listed at $319,900 This home is about 3000 square feet, with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. …
REALTOR® Confidence in Current Market Conditions Held Steady
REALTORS® generally continued to view current conditions in the single–family home market as “strong” with the Index-Current Conditions [1] holding steady at 71 in June. A level…
Dear Potential Buyer --- wonder why we don't just get up to show you property when you call/email?
I received an email from someone who found me online. There was no name or phone number, just an email address. He/she asked about a property, and I responded with relevant information.   When he/she…
New Social Network Focuses on the 'Happy Moments'
Will real estate have a presence on the latest social network that focuses on the happy things in life -- say, a new home buyer showing off their new home or a home owner posting about their latest home…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Solana Beach, CA: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for La Jolla, CA: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Ocean Beach 92107: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Pacific Beach 92109: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for San Diego Beaches: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
FBS Property Management eNewsletter for Coronado, CA: It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent Sense
It's Summertime & the Living is Easier with Rent SenseI have asked Ted Kimball to share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single…
New trend: Developments that make their own energy
Immobilien Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. Real Estate Florida, Naples – Cape Coral. New trend: Developments that make their own energy In the past, individual homebuyers could add upgrades…
Pay More Tax and Save Money
Just because you can write something off does not mean that you have to or even want to sometimes. I am working on a loan for a client and the only way we can make the debt ratio numbers work is to use…
Branding Yourself as the Go-To Real Estate Agent: 7 Simple Steps
Branding: The new “must” for real estate agents Building your brand isn’t difficult, but it does take some time and effort. Just as the popular soup with a red label wasn’t known…
Sellers jack up price after offer is accepted
Has this happened to you?Some home sellers are accepting a buyer’s offer, even having a contract drawn up, only to ask for a higher price a few days later. The move called “goalpost-shifting”…
Bank of America Giving Employees Incentives To DENY Loan Modifications
Bank of America Corp. (BAC), the second-biggest U.S. lender, rewarded staff with cash bonuses and gift cards for meeting quotas tied to sending distressed homeowners into foreclosure, former employees…
Most Recent Upscale Homes for Sale in Imperial CA as of July 23 2013
Our blog today features the most recent upscale homes for sale in Imperial, CA.  Priced between $150,000 and $200,000, these homes are some of the finest in Imperial.  Among the list below, you…
Barstow CA Newest Mobile Homes for Sale as of July 23 2013
Today, let's take a peek at the mobile homes currently available in Barstow, CA.   A short drive from San Bernardino, Barstow has affordable homes of all shapes and sizes.  The 10 homes below…
Your Guide to Loan Guidelines: 1st Edition: Delayed Financing
As the purchase market picks up and you're on your making an offer on another property that has yet again multiple offers, how can you get ahead? Well, a cash buyer is always more attractive for a seller.…
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