Is It Time to Hire a Transaction Coordinator

When you ask a Realtor to name their favorite part of their job, it’s usually something along the lines of “I can make my own schedule”,  “I really love helping people”, or “handing a buyer their new keys”.  What you rarely hear is, “coordinating every detail from contract to close”.  It’s not exactly the glamorous

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Low Appraisals No Longer Causing Problems

Throughout the housing crisis, one of the biggest stumbling blocks faced by real estate agents, buyers and sellers alike has been the appraisal process. Would the appraised value be lower than the agreed sales price, and if so, how much lower would it be? It’s thought that thousands of potential transactions have been derailed due to lower-than-expected appraisals.

Boost Your Real Estate Business with iPad-Compatible JD Edwards Managed Services

Looking to upgrade your current real estate technology environment and enhance your business objectives? In today’s fast-paced business world, specifically in the real estate industry, operating efficiently is critical for maximizing profits and eliminating unnecessary spending.

Should I Choose My Own Title Company?

A title company facilitates a real estate transaction between a buyer and seller. The title company searches for any liens on the property, collects all of the funds and holds them in escrow, prepares all of the documentation to transfer title, disburses all of the funds to the appropriate parties at closing and insures the buyer against any claims to the title that may appear after the closing

IRS 1031 Exchanges Explained

One of the largest expenses real estate investors incur when they sell their properties is the capital gains tax. This is a tax on any profit you made from the sale price of the property minus the purchase price of the property, also known as your “basis” in the property.

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