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By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 16
I remember our bemusement with other areas of the country as they went through the boom/bust cycle associated with real estate bubbles. "How does that happen?", we wondered. "Tsk tsk", we said smugly, shaking our heads. We've had higher and lower rates of appreciation, and times of stagnation, bu...
By Dulcey Schuster, Property Management Software
(Rentec Direct Property Management Software Tenant Screening)
Comments 2
Incorporating real estate as part of your retirement plan is a great way to diversify your portfolio. Most people think of more traditional investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. For those of us that are self employed or small business owners the stock market can be an optio...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 12
VA Approved Condo List & Approval Process.  Monday was Memorial Day, a day set aside to honor our fallen military men and women.  As much as we need to honor and remember those who have given their life to preserve the freedoms we all enjoy in this great country, it is equally important to honor...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
Comments 17
Facebook - Sharing Photos Too Soon Can Be Compromising!Photos are a wonderful way to document events, things to remember and most anything we love to share. Facebook is a part of life these days for many people. It is a way to communicate daily events and stay in touch with others. As real estate...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 28
When it comes to attic access ladders you don't want to say, "Close, but no cigar."Every now and then things are installed almost correctly - well, incorrect is incorrect.  Nothing should have to be called "almost."Take this attic access ladder.This is new construction and we are on a final walk ...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 29
The indigenous people of the area, the Spokanes, date back about 13,000 years. They lived near Spokane Falls in what is now downtown Spokane hunting the abundant wild game, fishing for salmon and gathered plants, roots and berries in the nearby western foothills of the Rocky Mountains.The Europea...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 28
Millennials, I Have One of Them, Still Learning to AdaptOh the ever changing real estate world, it is a moving target and keeps us agents on our toes. The newest group of buyers is the Millenial Generation. They will be the biggest entry into the real estate world over the next few years. I had o...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
Comments 30
 When you expose your clients' listings to social media audiences, don't forget to have your assistant or whoever helps you in keeping track of things, do a detailed report for your Sellers.  Not everyone thinks to do this.   For example, I recently did a listing blast.  This is something I do fo...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 46
Staging FAQ’s- What Does Staging Cost?(This post was inspired by a question asked by Tina Comstock in the Q&A section of ActiveRain)After all of these years, Home Staging is still not quite understood.  One question that most everyone has is what does Staging cost.Every Stager sets their own fees...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 25
    We are sometimes asked to list houses that may be a part of an estate...or for someone who is going to downsize, move to another part of the country to be with family members..assisted living or senior living condos or apartments.     Often the homes are exceptionally well maintained.  The fu...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 28
Bungee me. The Bungee cord (sometimes spelled Bungie Cord) is an elastic cord originally developed for the airplane industry.  As a strong elastic cord, surrounded by a woven wrapping, it was able to be wrapped around early-on airplane parts to hold them in place.If you go to a site that describe...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 42
How to Dominate for a Community with Real Estate BloggingZillow, Trulia, Realtor OH MY! How can the podunk little real estate agent compete on the search engines? They dominate all the major broad keywords and unless you've had a domain for 20+ years, have 18,000 high quality back links or a kill...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JerryNewmanSanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 40
It always astonishes me whenever I see a buyer searching for properties on my website, and they have clearly admitted that they already have a relationship with another agent/broker. That’s the first question that comes across my mind. Shouldn’t you be searching for homes on your own agent’s webs...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
Comments 20
Tips To Help Your PhotographerAlright, Alright, Alright! You have decided to sell your home. You have chosen an experienced agent such as myself, who has been selling in your area for years, and who uses the latest technological tools to get your home sold. The papers are signed: what’s next?Phot...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 35
When nature calls, do you use the bathroom in homes you are selling or showing? Often it is a courtesy where you do not use the bathrooms in homes. I have some sellers who will post signs. For most sellers though, they do not give it a thought that anyone might want or need to use their bathroom....
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 49
Don't Make Your Clients Feel Stupid I recently read a terrific post by Elizabeth Weintraub, “Never Say I Told You So About Choosing the Wrong Lender.” It’s well worth a read and raises a significant issue – how saying “I told you so” could certainly set the wrong tone with your client. That could...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 35
Sellers Flipping Buyers The Bird Doesn't Lead To A SaleI get it.  You didn't like the offer.  Your house is something special and worth EVERY penny you're asking and probably a whole lot more, right?And yet.....you're still on the market for months and months.  You haven't achieved your goal, sel...
By Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose, + Real Estate too! Pearlsforthesoul.com
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 115
What an interesting subject matter this is. It crosses over into ethics, honesty, fiduciary, fair and honest, financial dealings and just plain out making a living. However, there has to be a right way to proceed that supersedes all opinions. I am going to tell you what that is and you are going ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 33
A unique offer came in, We will offer more than asking price, but if no other offers come in, the seller must sell to us at asking price. My first response was "WHAT?" You see asking price $199,900, the offer is $210,000 however if there are no other offers at or above asking they only want to pa...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 54
Lesson Learned from a Lead on my WebsiteWhen I learn a lesson that I think can help others I want to share it. After many years in real estate I am still learning new techniques, tricks and better practices. This weekend I learned from a potential buyer that I have been dropping the ball on my we...
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