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How Good Real Estate Data Can Make You a Better Agent

  A career in real estate is not only a potentially lucrative one, but may come with a number of additional benefits including a flexible schedule, a certain degree of independence, the chance to constantly meet new people, and even a great deal of emotional rewards that come with helping your clients’ dreams come true. [...]

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How To Become A Real Estate Broker

Let's face it, the job market has been a little challenging lately. Maybe the job you are doing right now doesn't pay very much. It could be that you are just looking for more of an ownership or management role. Maybe you are already a real estate agent and you are looking to grow your [...]

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The G$ System: Maximizing Your Rental Business – Part 7: “Closing”

Closing is an objective, not THE objective I believe that “closing” is overrated by most agents. Many agents ask me for advice on closing techniques. I don’t believe you need to be an “arm twister” to do well in this business. I have a fundamental belief that if you walk the right person into the right [...]

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Waiting for Mr. Right-Time-to-Sell

Approximately 21% of housing sales occur from January through March, while 35% of sales (highest quarter) occur between May and July… But is there really a “best time” to sell? Don’t let the numbers fool you. Spring is traditionally known as the “selling season”, but do the statistics uphold its renowned reputation as the best [...]

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The Pros and Cons of Exclusive Listing Agreements

Sometimes a real estate agent will ask you for an “exclusive listing” on a property that you are selling. If you agree, he or she will have the sole right to show your property and sell it. Other realtors and brokers are excluded from doing so during the specified period of time when the agreement [...]

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Selling Houses: What Property Features Should You Mention in Ads?

Whether you are advertising a house in a newspaper or online, it is important to decide which property features you will describe in the headline and ad copy. One good strategy is to make a list of your property’s most appealing features, then decide which of them to trumpet in your ad. Depending on the [...]

Should You Sell a Property Yourself or Use a Realtor?

This is a common question that you will have to answer early in your real estate investing career. There are positives and negatives for either approach. Friends will tell you that you should sell your house yourself because . . . There is no reason to pay a realtor’s commission of six percent. Realtors might [...]

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Before Buying Properties Check Out Local Employment Trends

Check Out Local Employment Trends before Buying Properties Whether you’re planning to invest in single-family homes, apartment houses, or retail or office space, you need to understand local employment conditions and trends. After all, you want to be able to sell or rent your properties to people who are employed. If you’re looking at properties [...]

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Tips for a Quick Sale

In an ideal situation you want to take as much time as you need to sell your home so you can get the best price from potential sellers so you can find a new home or use the profits from your sale to pay down debts and downsize to renting for awhile. But there are [...]