What Defines A Good Neighbor?



Realtors® live somewhere too! For 13 years, REALTOR® Magazine’s 2012 Good Neighbor Awards have spotlighted agents who make a difference in the communities where they live.

How To Find Quality Tenants – Fast!



As a property owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate when renting out your place – the last worry you need is a poor tenant. Even if you’re the best judge of character and typically have a great rapport with your tenants, it’s possible for a “bad egg” to slip in every now and then.

Real Estate Segregation – A Different Kind of Discrimination?



Has the U.S. real estate market become an archetype for a growing chasm between the haves and the have-nots? The National Association of Realtors (NAR), in the 2011 profile of Home Buyers and Sellers revealed some interesting facts: “Many of the demographics covered in the report show trends that have not been seen in the […]

How To Save Thousands on Your Home Loan



Harris Interactive, on behalf of LendingTree recently conducted an online survey of 1,380 homeowners concluded that only 51% of mortgaged homeowners actually comparison shopped for their loans – an amazing figure when you consider that when shopping for big ticket items, 89% of Americans comparison shop.

Video Creation For Real Estate Professionals



Most realtors understand the benefits that come with embedding video productions of their listings on their websites. In an atmosphere of tight marketing budgets, however, the luxury of hiring a professional to do the task of creating high quality videos has been set aside in favor of more do-it-yourself options.

Connected Investors – A Real Estate Investor’s Secret Weapon



There’s never been a better time to be a real estate investor. The tools at your disposal to connect you to opportunities are myriad, expanding your options to find properties all across the globe.

Is Yours An Innovative Real Estate Office?



Realtors – what does your office space say about you? When prospects and/or other agents come to your office are they hit with the smell of stale cigarettes or greeted with the soft scent of jasmine?

Modern Apartment Hunting – Easier Than The George Costanza Way



Poor George Costanza – bidding against an Andrea Doria survivor for an apartment – no need to ask who won! Although not purchasing real estate, at least in the present, renters play an important part in the real estate industry, and they have, arguably, a difficult time – especially in crowded urban areas, finding the right place and/or the right roommate. Just ask George!

Are You In The Loop? Why You Should Be and How To Get There



Two organizations which are slowly changing the way real estate is done – Trulia.com and dotloop.com – are combining forces (is that anything like combining superpowers?) to offer buyers, sellers and brokers an opportunity to improve their real estate transaction experiences.

Would Honesty, Education and Accountability Have Lessened Our Real Estate Market Woes?



Whether or not you believe that housing has hit bottom, there are some things to be learned from the recent fiasco that was the housing market. Greed is an ugly business, a vice to be eradicated, especially in the markets.

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