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By Enrico & Monica Roselli
(Realty World South Florida)
Comments 44
I am curious as to the feelings of Realtors and the public about Zillow buying Trulia. The perception of the public when it comes to the real estate industry is already so vague and misguided, let`s face it, most consumers haven`t got a clue as to how we get compensated and all that we do in any ...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 39
Well this was a nice article to wake up to:  Home Guru - The most frequently asked questions about refinishng hardwood floors.   This is an article in a local online paper by a local real estate agent known as "The Home Guru." (Bill Primavera).   Now, let me tell how this transpired.   ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 38
More Than Home Buyers & Sellers Find You When You Blog Obviously our primary target audience when we post about local communities and events is home owners and home buyers.  But we've found that those posts get us found by more than just area home buyers and sellers, but others that indir...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 37
Want to know why I do not want to stage this house? The last thing anyone in business wants to do is turn business away, but I made the above statement to an agent recently. “Want to know why I do not want to stage this house.” Home staging isn’t just about moving furniture around; bringing in a ...
By Jenn Hart
(Realtor, Richmond VA, 804-317-7997, Jefferson Properties )
Comments 6
I'll admit it....I'm a sucker for all those surveys on Facebook.  No, not the ones asking "how redneck are you" or "which character are you on Orange is the New Black".  I'm talking about the surveys that reveal interesting little nuggets about the  towns and citie...
By Lynn B. Friedman, REALTOR ATL BuckheadMidtownWestside 404.939.2727
(- - - Concierge Real Estate Services for YOU - - - Providing SERVICE for Sellers & Buyers is our BUSINESS)
Comments 22
Businessweek Magazine Suggests Zillow Wants to Buy Trulia    Logo property of BusnissWeek. In an article on 7/24/14, reported by Alex Sherman, Jeffrey McCracken and Prashant Gopal, entitled Zillow Seeking to Buy Rival Property Site Trulia, BusinessWeek magazine suggests that Zillow wants to buy T...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 38
Is Respect in Real Estate Marketing important, or optional? Today when I was feeling a little miffed I started thinking about respect. And since I'm always thinking about real estate marketing, I started thinking about them together. You definitely want respect. You want people to keep their ...
By Dulcey Schuster, Property Management Software
(Rentec Direct Property Management Software Tenant Screening)
Comments 57
OK so attack is a bit dramatic but, my husband ahem, I mean business partner, spent several hours this morning rebuilding a gate at one of the properties we own and manage. The gate that was on the property had recently been kicked in and was in need of some serious repair.  Rumor has it that it ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty)
Comments 19
There's no "right answer" for this question, but it is black and white.  As in it's in the contract, typed in black on white paper.  Time of possession is written into the contract in Georgia and that's when your keys will be delivered.  If the contract says "at closing...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 41
  I was a design build general contractor for more than 30 years and I have been a home inspector for more than 10 years.  I have seen a lot of interesting things in houses over all those years. At a recent inspection, I found a type of window installation from the 1930’s that I had never seen be...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
Comments 33
Reducing Seller Inspection Stress   Have you ever noticed the panic that crosses the face of some sellers when you tell them the inspector is coming.  Some are very confident that there will be nothing found and that’s great for them, for you, and for the buyer. But some people don’t know what mi...
By Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner
(KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate)
Comments 43
This is a bit of a twist on those situations where family members use someone other than a family member or friend who is a real estate agent to represent them in the sale or purchase of a house - and it is discovered on accident. For the past four months, at his request, a realtor friend of mine...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 19
In my blog the "Loss Mitigation Road To A Short Sale" about a work shop I attended this week on Loss Mitigation and FHA Short Sales, I mentioned that up until attending this workshop I was under the impression a homeowner who wanted to do a Short Sale on their property was able to apply...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 35
Here is how you can know how good your windows are even if the builder says they are Energy Star windows. First of all - we need some definitions.  Lots of buzz words and catch phrases get thrown around. Energy Star - this has been around since 1992, a program introduced by the EPA as a voluntary...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 45
Ask An Ambassador: How Do I Add a Hyperlink?  After hosting a recent contest I realized that many people are not really familiar with how to post a link. It is not difficult but a little mystifying the first time or two. So while I am explaining the process, I am also going to explain why the hyp...
By Barbara Mooers, 253-278-6389 HomeLoans;VA Loan-Specialist WA State
(Primary Residential Mortgage, INC)
Comments 92
You have done the hard part in the house buying process and chosen a lender and a real estate agent to work with.  You have also gone out and found the home of your dreams!  Best of all, your team has done a great job of negotiating the best deal for you.   Now, as a buyer, all you have to do is ...
By Shannon Shimabukuro
(Market Leader (now Trulia), Senior Trainer)
Comments 16
There's a million and one ideas out there on how to win more listing presentations... We are told we need the "must-have" materials to give to our clients.  We're told we have to memorize and internalize numerous scripts on how to get the appointment, ask questions, and close to...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 38
Never ever, hold a open house on the block party garage sale weekend!!! There I was being the great broker that I try to be;when my client asked me why don't you do an open house this weekend during the block party garage sale? I recall vividly thinking "hey that's not a bad idea.&qu...
By Dale Bledsoe, Realtor in Tracy, California
(Crown Key Realty)
Comments 55
This is simple, it's my birthday today and my DL says I am 63. Thats' great an  I'm still on the grass rather than under it. So not complaining to much. But, why do so many things have to stop working, work incorrectly or  hurt. Some of its my fault, yes for sure. Leg filled with tita...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Realtor,GRI, e-PRO,RECS
(RE-ACT, LLC)
Comments 48
Why is it that if you ask someone several questions at once in an email that so often you only get an answer to one or two of the questions? Is the recipient not reading the whole email? Are they just too busy and don't pay attention? Or do they simply not care? The last may be the single big...
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