Real Estate Sales in 2016 Will Change

If you are planning to sell a home in 2016, you should be aware of some changes occurring in a market that fluctuates frequently. The housing market has changed dramatically over the past 10 or 11 years. What has historically been a stable and dependable market now sways with the economic times and the economics

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Coakley Realty Ranked in Inc. 500/5000 for Second Consecutive Year

Coakley Realty Inc. has just announced it has been ranked on the prestigious 2015 Inc. 500/5000 list for the second consecutive year. This accomplishment recognizes the company’s ongoing commitment to continued business growth and its success in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Coakley Realty specializes in real estate sales and leasing, and in property management,

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Are Real Estate Sales Undercounted?

Do real estate sale figures tell the whole story? In some cases a quarter of the market may be missing from widely-published sale reports.

Sales Are Slow, But Don’t Blame It On The Weather!

Many industry analysts have pointed to the frigid temperatures and harsh winter weather this season as the culprit behind the drop in new- and existing-home sales in both November and December.

San Diego Housing Prices Rise, Sales Continue Up Trend

The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) announced yesterday an increase of median prices of single-family homes with 12.7% in October 2012, compared to the same month last year. However, median sales prices decreased 1.2% in October 2012 compared to September 2012, from $405,000 to $400,000.

What Are the Best Real Estate Selling Skills?

I’ve often heard fellow real estate agents say they’re not “salespeople.” I can understand that. Nobody likes being sold to, so who would want to associate themselves with something so negative, right? Unfortunately, our distaste for being “sold to” makes us paint all salespeople with the same brush, including ourselves. But here’s the truth about

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Metro Chicago Sees Faster Home Sales and More Stable Prices in May

According to the latest analysis by Re/Max, real estate sales in Metro Chicago were 23% higher than in May 2011. In addition the average time residential homes spent on the market before finding a buyer fell by 14% to 160 days, while the median sales price increased by 1%.

Highly Targeted Marketing + Attractive Incentives = Sales Success!!

If you’re tired of waiting for a real estate recovery…make one! Seems simple, but not very realistic, right? In truth, what the Georgia Club did to improve sales in its community is not feasible for everyone, but there are a number of communities across the country who could perhaps learn a few things from the Club’s experience.

Catskill Farms Making a Mountain of Money in Them Hills

My reporting beat is usually investment, International real estate dealings, etc. Today though, I was sent a rather fascinating press release. A company called Catskill Farms seems to be defying all economic and even reason there in the mountains of New York. Oh, you didn’t know New York had mountains, did you? This is interesting, funny even, read on.

New Real Estate Sales Methods are the Future

While real estate markets are rebounding, the uncertainty surrounding it certainly hasn’t, at least not in the minds of most potential buyers.

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