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Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent To Buy New Construction?

Buyers who decide that building a home of their dreams must determine whether they need a real estate agent or not.<p>Depending on state laws, having a real estate agent may be optional or not. The truth is that having a real estate agent working for your best interests when buying new construction is …

6 Reasons to Consider a Career in Real Estate

Top 6 Reasons to Be a Real Estate Agent<p>The Reasons Many Choose to Become Real Estate Agents<p>Updated March 20, 2017<p>There are few ways to climb out of a …

How To Sell Your Home And Save A Ton Of Money

Spring is nearly here—rejoice! It’s a magical time of year: people wake from hibernation, the weather is suddenly tolerable, and people across DC …

Easy Ways to Save a Bundle on Your Next Home

Do you see yourself with a yard and a white picket fence — or a fancy front door and a fireplace? If so, you’re not alone. One in four Americans (about 59 million) are considering buying a home this year, according to a new Bankrate.com report, and older millennials, Gen Xers, and minorities are …

6 Financial Mistakes People Make When Applying For A Mortgage

Buying a home is a big decision; that’s why it’s a smart move to have as much information with you as possible when you go to the bank and apply for a mortgage. Having your entire financial life flashed right before your eyes can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you’re not prepared for …

8 Proven Ways To Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

Little things mean a lot when it comes to selling your home and getting a great price for it. But if <i>everything</i> counts and you have only so much time and money to invest, how do you know where to start to get your home for-sale ready and to fetch the best price?<p>The good folks at Consumer Reports …

5 Things You Lose When You Put Your Home Up for Sale by Owner

A real estate transaction can be one of the most overwhelming and stressful processes we go through in our adult life. When on the selling side, we …

How Today'S Generation Is Turning Home-Buying On Its Head

How today's generation is turning home-buying on its head<p>For years, the American Dream included a stable job and a comfortable suburban home close to good schools. If all went according to plan, that home was a solid investment for years to come; median home values have risen every decade since the …

23 Bulletproof Real Estate Marketing Ideas

In today’s fiercely competitive online mediums, there’s no shortage of potential ways to market real estate. However, like any other online marketing discipline, getting in front of the right customers is posing more and more difficult. As real estate agents and homeowners realize the steep uphill …

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The real estate industry has something the Internet can’t offer: The human element

By Todd C. Frankel<p>, Reporter<p>Steve Murray sometimes gets together with other old-timers in the real estate industry, shares some wine and inevitably gets around to remarking, “I sure would’ve thought it would’ve changed more by now.”<p>Murray, president of consulting firm Real Trends, has been tracking …

7 Important Things Home Sellers Often Forget to Do

When you’re selling your home there’s so much to do: find a Realtor®, do touch-ups, get that balky air conditioner fixed, look into staging... It’s …

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10 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Real Estate Agent

<b>Don't skip the agent interview process.</b><p>Whether you're embarking on your first real estate transaction or you're a seasoned veteran, having the right …

What You Don't Know About Buying a Home on the Internet

Before leaping into buying a home on the Internet, consider this. When tax time rolls around, I sometimes think about the consequences of using …

The Perfect Home Needs the Perfect Offer

Now more than ever a homebuyer needs to know how to make an offer on a home.<p>In the Boise, Idaho area we are experiencing a shortage of homes for sale …

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What You Need To Know About Buying A Home This Spring

Blooming flowers and warmer temperatures don’t just mark the start of allergy season. Spring is also peak season for real estate sales. If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you’re probably wondering what the current market is like and how to navigate it. The 2017 spring real estate season …

Here Is a Look at the New Agent Expenses to Expect in Real Estate

Any discussion of expenses for real estate agents must take into account the many ways in which brokers and agents work together. Brokers can and …

9 Things to Consider as You Downsize Your Home | Investopedia

For decades, home sizes have been increasing. The average American home today is about 1,000 square feet bigger than it was in the 1970s. Now, …

How to Find a Right House Buyer for your House?

Many of you must have read the title twice to make sure that you have read it right the first time. It’s because most of the people assume that …

How to find a real estate agent who’ll best meet your needs

By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin<p><b>How do I find the best real estate agent? And how do I choose which real estate agent to use?</b><p><b>I’m learning a lot going through the process of “properly” selling my house. I interviewed five real estate agents the Saturday before last, and I was amazed by the range</b> …

Should you consider downsizing your home?

There can be a number of reasons for downsizing your home, living somewhere more manageable and user friendly, or freeing up equity to fund a better …

The crazy world of realtors in a red-hot market

Thousands of new agents are flooding into the business. Some will do anything for your business.<p>There was a time when Terry Paranych ruled the …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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10 Tips to Succeed as a Real Estate Agent | Scott Adlhoch

While many people stress out over passing the real estate agent test, their focus is really on the wrong end of the problem. You’ll pass the test if …

21-year-old homeowner says entering real estate market a 'no brainer'

Jonathan Haché recently moved out of his parents' house into a Moncton duplex he bought himself. The 21-year-old computer programmer says the …

How to find the perfect real estate agent, in 4 steps

"People want to find an agent or broker who's honest and trustworthy, because it's likely the largest purchase they're going to make in their life," Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communications at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), told Business Insider.<p>Below, …

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