Articles in the Economy & Housing Bubble Category
There many steps one must take when getting ready to rent your home. Many of us have experienced it first hand. Below is a fantastic info graphic I stumbled across and wanted to share. It serves as a great “quick overview” on the things you should remember when planning in renting your home.
What are your thoughts? Can you think of any other important things to consider when planning on renting your home?
Via: You Check Credit
Economy & Housing Bubble, Featured Post, General, Inspirational, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Trends, Social Media/Internet »
The decade 2000 – 2010 is all, but over. In many regards, this has been a very eventful decade with many highlights, disasters, sorrows, unique personalities and innovation.
In your opinion which single word(s) – OK, not more than two word phrases and also acronyms – personify and will forever identify the first decade of the 21st Century?
To get your juices flowing, let me start us off…
Advertising/Marketing, Agency, Broker Profitability, Buying & Selling A Home, Career Development, Economy & Housing Bubble, Featured Post, General, Inspirational, Lead Gen/Prospecting, Productivity, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Trends »
Introducing My Secret Weapon!
If you recall from the last chapter, we were in the middle of making our presentation to a seller. We’ve discussed the two approaches — the traditional or price approach and the traffic approach. We’ve helped him understand why the traffic approach works and why it sells houses in half the time while netting more money.
Next I tell the seller that if he’s like most of my clients, he’ll want to know how I intend to market his …
Advertising/Marketing, Buying & Selling A Home, Economy & Housing Bubble, Inspirational, Lead Gen/Prospecting, Productivity, Real Estate Technology »
My motto for the past 3 years has been ‘Life Is Better When You Share.” I have been blessed in so many ways by my mentors across the country who share their ideas, bountiful energy, optimism and strategies with me. I have also been blessed with great friends and family who share their time, love, encouragement, resources and “things” with me.
Having “things” is wonderful, but what do we really need to survive? How can we help each other right now and help our clients acquire the things they need and get rid …
Agency, Buying & Selling A Home, Career Development, Economy & Housing Bubble, Real Estate Trends »
Short and sweet. HAFA is an acronym for Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives. It is so important that we know how to advise our clients in this changing market. With 1 out of every 7 home owners not paying their mortgages and 1/4 of home owners under water in their mortgage situation, we have to be knowledgeable and prepared to advise our clients, friends, family members and, in some cases…ourselves.
Look around your neighborhood. 1 in 7 home owners are not paying their mortgage in your own neighborhood and the banks are halting foreclosures …
Buying & Selling A Home, Economy & Housing Bubble, General, Productivity, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Trends, Social Media/Internet »
Realtors® are not stupid, just slow to adapt to new technologies. Not because they cannot, but rather because in an industry comprised of independent contracts, the majority chooses to use the Frank Sinatra style – “My Way.”
Looking back through time clearly shows most real estate professionals are up to the task of adapting and implementing new technologies successfully. For example in 1973, almost 40 years ago, Electronic Realty Associates, a new real estate franchise at the time, (today known as ERA Real Estate) became one of the fastest growing franchises …
Today’s employment numbers were disastrous. We are losing jobs when we should be gathering steam. Part of the problem is a general lack of confidence and part is a real systemic problem of having no job creation sector to lead us. The weak employment numbers suggest that real estate will have a long hard slog to get out of the slough it’s in. In variably, there will be calls for yet another homebuyer tax credit to stimulate the market. But should we have one?
I would argue that we’ve had enough …