Mortgage Risk Assessment – Will Technology Prevent Another Mortgage Crisis?



Call me old-fashioned, stick in the mud, whatever euphemism you care to throw at me, but I’m uneasy about the fact that computer logic affects my ability to obtain lender financing.

ActiveBuilding and The Property Manager – A Match Made in Seattle!



Seattle-based ActiveBuilding designs unique, online community gateways for the multifamily housing industry. Traditional community websites are geared towards prospective renters – ActiveBuilding has created something much different.

Real Estate Marketing and The Computer Age – Are You Missing Out?



Exciting news for Trulia.com users. Earlier this week, it was revealed that California based Move, Inc. – the premier online real estate source,has agreed to use the ListHub Syndication Network syndicate listings to Trulia, Inc.

Market Watch Milwaukee – The Good Land



Only an hour north of Chicago, Milwaukee is located on the Southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin at a population of nearly 600,000 as of 2010.

3 Things You Can Do Right Now To Grow Your Business



As a realtor you know that your business relies on contacts. Staying on top of the latest industry trends, touching base with other agents, fielding questions from interested buyers and/or sellers is vital to your business.

HomeZada – The Zen of Home Maintenance



You know you need to do it. Maybe you’ve even started one, but you got sidetracked, or you spilled coffee on it and need to do it all over again…whatever your reasons for not having an inventory of your home’s contents, that reason has now been eliminated. Permanently!

How To Attract Thieves – Three Security Breeches Home Invaders Love To See



After working hard, saving for months or perhaps even years, you’ve finally bought yourself a piece of the “American dream”. You’re a homeowner. Everyone and everything you care about calls this place home – it’s a place of refuge where you go to unwind after a long day at work, and spend time with the people you care most about, doing what you love.

North… To North Dakota!



Boom towns are springing up all across the country as the term “fracking” almost becomes a household name. Few would argue that America needs to be more energy independent, and in that search for “black gold”, the mining companies have hit upon the Bakken Basin which covers a good deal of Montana and North Dakota, and extends into Canada.

The Changing Face of Retirement and Its Impact on Real Estate



Do you plan to retire? You would imagine that such a question is a “no-brainer” but that’s not necessarily true. Each person will make that decision when the time comes based upon a myriad of factors such as health, family and/or the physical requirements of their job.

The Good Side of A Down Market – Are You Renting When You Could Be Buying?



In their efforts to make the dream of home ownership possible for more individuals, government officials may have unwittingly created something better than “forced” home affordability… real market conditions which are making homes more affordable for the average family.