Archives for June 2013

Real Estate Investment Clubs in Memphis

Memphis real estate remains one of the best kept investment secrets in the country. Well-informed investors are finding the affordable price to enter the market highly attractive compared to more popular and more expensive markets in other regions of the country.

Chicago Area Foreclosure Market Report

Foreclosures in the Chicago area this past May are showing a decrease in momentum, according to RealtyTrac, Inc., a California-based online data tracking service. 7,582 homes had a foreclosure or short sale related filing in May, dropping over 20 percent from the previous month of April and 49.7 percent from 2012 at the same time period.

Should You Invest in Rental Property?

With most areas and states experiencing stronger real estate markets, now seems like a great time to buy rental properties. Markets are thriving again, growing in equity, and making buying a home seem better and better. For inexperienced buyers, however, this idea can still be scary and fairly risky.

Speciality Contractor Gives Building Restoration Tips for Summer Storms

American Restoration is a leading specialist contractor and believes property owners should be prepared to deal with an active summer storm season that is being predicted for this year. photo credit: corey.wagehoft via photopin cc Many property owners in the Midwest have already experienced debilitating storms, and American Restoration’s catastrophic restoration services (ARI CAT) provides […]

A Few Problems You Can Afford to Overlook When House Hunting

Most homes do not live up to our expectations. 99.9 percent of the homes that we will encounter will have at least one undesirable trait. Many times that one undesirable trait is enough to scare the buyer away. If that happens at every house, the buyer and real estate agent might find themselves with a long and stressful search ahead of them.

How to Avoid Mistakes Beginner Investors Make

Investing in rentals can be a great way of growing a fortune by having renters pay for your investment. It can also be an ongoing headache if you don’t take steps to avoid these common mistakes most beginning investors make.

12 Real Estate Websites With Striking Home Page Designs

Your real estate website’s homepage is critical for keeping traffic on the site and increasing the odds of converting that traffic into actual homebuyers. Along with dictating the flow of the site, a homepage’s main purpose is to give you an introduction to what your website is about as a whole, and of course to make a positive first impression on users who reach your page.

Naples Estate Properties Introduce Vineyard Acquisition Advisory Service

Naples Estate Properties, a luxury real estate company has introduced “Vineyards by Christie’s International Real Estate” to Naples wine enthusiasts. This means finding the right vineyard property will become that much easier.

Essential Tips to Help You Find a Roommate Using Social Media

Social media can be used for virtually any purpose, from simple interactions with friends and family, to learning, seeking advice, planning a holiday, losing weight, and so much more. An infographic by and, shows just How to Use Social Media to Find a College Roommate. Social media can help you a suitable roommate, provided that […]

Teresa O’Shaughnessy Joins Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty

Barbara Meyer. Regional Vice President of Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty recently announced that career long real estate professional Teresa O’Shaughnessy will be joining the firm as the company’s new Branch Manager at the Nanuet NY real estate office.

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