Anita is a Realty Biz News Contributor and loves all things real estate from housing, marketing and investing.

About Anita Townes

Anita is a Realty Biz News Contributor and loves all things real estate from housing, marketing and investing.

How to Get Started Flipping Houses



Handy home repair people who keep their own houses in good shape might be surprised by the amount of math, muscle, and marketing involved in flipping houses. If you have assessed your own skill set and decided to give real estate investing a try, here are some pointers about how to get started flipping houses. […]

Essential Open House Tips for Sellers



Open houses are an important step in the selling process. People want to see what’s on the market and compare your place to others that are up for sale. Therefore, you must do everything in your power to make sure the event goes off without a hitch. Follow these essential open house tips for sellers […]

Tips for Becoming a Successful Realtor



Whether you’ve been in the real estate industry for decades or you’re fresh out of college, every realtor wants to improve and sell more homes—and rightfully so! You get a commission on each sold home, after all. Continue reading to learn some tips for becoming a successful realtor. Sharpen your sales and negotiation skills The […]

3 Must-Read Tips for Flipping Houses



House flipping is all the rage right now. It seems like every time you turn on the TV, there’s a different show about house flipping on. Since it’s become so popular, many average joes have taken on the task. However, a lot of people have gotten in over their heads after tackling a job of […]

What to Look for When Buying an Old House



When buying a house, many people tend to lean toward the newest models with the shiniest appliances. Buying an older house, however, can be just as rewarding as buying a newer one. In fact, older homes hold a touch of history, culture, and character that’s hard to come by in newer models. Of course, buying […]

How to Stay Organized as A Real Estate Agent



Organization is important in any industry, but in real estate, it’s essential. However, it’s very easy to become disorganized when we’re busy. Developing good organizational habits will not only make you more efficient, they can keep help you stay on top of listings. If you’re interested, here’s how to stay organized as a real estate […]

3 of the Worst Real Estate Traps to Avoid



Real estate is a very complex business. If you know what you’re doing, you can make massive profits. However, you can also lose huge amounts of money if things go wrong. Read this article on three real estate traps to avoid so you’re more informed the next time you invest. The last thing you want […]

Top Things to Check During a Home Inspection



Home inspections identify possible environmental, structural, and infestation problems that, if left uncorrected, could turn into dealbreakers. Certain items should always be on a home inspection checklist, and your particular situation may mean the inspector should assess additional items. Buyers should always conduct a home inspection, and sellers can arrange for one before putting the […]

Projects to Do Before Selling Your Home



Moving is a natural part of life. Sometimes new jobs, new families, or the simple desire to live elsewhere may requires you to pack up and leave your old home. This process often involves selling the old house. You may be eager to just move out, but there are certain projects to do before selling your […]

House Staging Tips That Will Get It Off the Market



There’s so much that goes into selling a house. You need to find a trusted realtor, appraise it at an appropriate value, and make sure to stage it so it sells. These creative house staging tips will help every anxious seller ensure they get top dollar for their home. Soon, your old house will be off your […]