Real Estate Tips

How to be a Realtor  in 4 Easy Steps

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Real Estate Tips

So you want to be a Realtor? It's probably the most common thing I hear after "how's the market doing?". I'm not sure if this is the same in all industries, I myself have never said "You're a doctor? That's interesting as I have always wanted to be a doctor!".
 
Maybe it's that the process to hold a Real Estate license is fairly simple. With a little...

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Decoding Your Realtor's Real Estate Lingo

Posted on May 22, 2014 in Real Estate Tips

Do you ever feel like your Realtor is speaking another language? Even if you understand the actual words that your Realtor is using - what exactly are they trying to tell you? I always suggest choosing a Realtor that you feel comfortable with, who you not only feel confident is a qualified professional but also someone you can talk to honestly. How...

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Why You Should Ignore Trends in Real Estate

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 in Real Estate Tips

Many people tend to get caught up in real estate trends reported in magazines, newspapers and on television. 

Why You Should Ignore Trends In Real Estate

In this modern information age, you can learn just about anything on a particular subject. While access to information is usually a positive development, things can get a bit crazy if you get overlo...

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A Secret to Real Estate Profits – Follow The Builder

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 in Real Estate Tips

As the real estate market cools, the profit potential of home ownership has cooled as well. Here’s a strategy called “follow the builder.”

It is relatively easy to make a profit when selling a home if the market is rising sharply like it has been for the last many years. It becomes more difficult when a hot market slows down and is very difficult to...

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3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Playing the Real Estate Game

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 in Real Estate Tips

So you’ve seen your umpteenth infomercial with the guy in his neatly pressed button-upped white T-Shirt grinning ear to ear waving his rock-solid no-money-down rags-to-riches real estate investment course for 3 easy payments of a gazillion dollars (but only if you call now) and now you are thinking, "wow this looks like a great deal, I better get i...

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Could being social affect your negotiating power?

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 in Real Estate Tips

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and the list goes on and on. In today's world social media is a way of life - however, when in a real estate transaction not being socially aware could cost you more than you think.

In preparation for a real estate transaction, more and more people are researching their buyers or sellers online in an attempt to g...

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