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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 …

The U.S. Real Estate Market - Trends, Characteristics And Outlook

Following the debacle of 2007-2008, the U.S. real estate market has since been characterized by a significant improvement in prices, number of …

4 Top Pharmaceutical Stocks for 2018 | Investopedia

Pharmaceutical stocks often reward investors with dividends and growth, but they have risks. Drugs can fail to win the approval of the Food and Drug …

These 62 Healthy Bean Recipes Will Help Flatten Your Belly

They're not called "magical fruit" for nothin'! Beans are loaded with digestion-friendly fiber and protein, which can help with bloating while keeping you satiated and making you feel fuller longer. As such, they're an excellent tool for weight loss, too.<p>But one of the best parts about beans is how …

9 Things Successful People Do When They Meet Someone

These steps that can put you in control of the results in any first encounter.<p>Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you …

What Is a Condo? The Answer Is Not as Simple as You Might Think

If you ask most people to explain what a condo is, they'll tell you, "It's like an apartment, but you own it." Or, "It's like a home, but without a yard." Both of these descriptions are mostly true, but there's a lot more to it.<p>A condo (short for "condominium") is a private residence owned by an …

Top 10 Financing Methods to Purchase Real Estate Investments

Financing the purchase of investment properties is one of the biggest challenges facing investors. Many investors find that using a combination of …

Real Estate

Seattle's affordability crisis

Seattle is now the 18th largest city in the U.S., and growing. Demand is driving the cost of housing higher, resulting in record-high rents and …

Buy Your First Home in One Year: A Step-by-Step Guide

This is why we created our First-Time HomeBuyer Checklist. The 12-month timeline will help you sidestep common mistakes, like paying too much …

3 Reasons Real Estate is Ready for Disruption

Over the last decade or so, technological innovation has reshaped the norm in a number of industries. Banking, digital entertainment, travel, even …

Real Estate

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the key to success

Jobs held a staff meeting and explained the role passion would play in revitalizing the brand:<p>The simple phrase — "people with passion can change the world" — holds the secret to entrepreneurial success.<p>Nearly a decade later, in 2005, Jobs returned to the theme in his famous commencement speech at …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now

With home prices recovering and interest rates still low, now may be the time to act. Here's what would-be sellers need to know.<p><i>In part one of our</i> …

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

Teaching

3 Mistakes Sellers Often Make

Home owners can get emotional about their home when it's time to sell. Here are a few mistakes sellers often make in letting emotions override logic …

Real Estate

How Life Works

Real Estate Q&A With Alicia Zhao

QUESTION: In this hyper-competitive Bay Area market, what’s the best way to make your offer stand out?<p>Alicia:<br>There are various ways to make your …

Real Estate

How to get into Harvard Business School in 8 steps

Business Insider caught up with a newly admitted member of the incoming class of 2017: Anny Jeung, a senior strategy analyst at PepsiCo and a New Jersey native, who graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business in 2011.<p>We talked to Jeung about the ups and downs of the grueling …

Gorgeous App Lets Kids Build Their Own Robots

Inspired by Lego, Tinybop’s Robot Factory encourages kids to design robots beyond their wildest imaginations.<p>Kids love robots, from R2-D2 to Optimus Prime. Now there’s an app that lets kids build the wildest robots of their imagination from scratch, then send them out into an alien world to …

Mortgage rates fall; 30-year averaging 3.66%, Freddie Mac says

Fixed mortgage rates moved lower this week on news of weakness in the labor markets, with<p>Freddie Macsaying lenders were offering conventional 30-year loans at an average of 3.66%, down from last week’s 3.7%<p>The average offering rate for 15-year loans, which are popular with refinancers, dropped to …

These Are the 20 Hottest Housing Markets in the U.S. Right Now

Looking to buy a house? You'd better be on your game. High season is here, and <b>it's without question a seller's market</b>. Prices are moving higher, …

Housing Market