|Real Estate Information|
A Powerful Suggested Technique for YOUR Home & Property Search
A Powerful Suggested Technique for YOUR Home & Property Search
by Jody Hudson
You can be a pro at buying a home: Whether you are buying your first home or you are an experienced home buyer who owns more than one home, there are some things that can help you get faster results and get more professional and pleasant help from your Realtor.
A home or property purchase is one of the most important and exciting events to experience. Owning a home can help you build equity while reducing your income tax.
Land of any size requires minimal maintenance and is one of the best long term investments, even compared to gold or diamonds. However, along with the low maintenance, there is seldom any income to offset the cost. There are exceptions, mobile home parks, parking lots, and land rental under a shopping center are wonderful investments with relatively low maintenance if any.
Those who own land and property, as opposed to those who rent or lease, are historically considered to have a measure of stability, success and personal merit in addition to the obvious personal financial worth. This is so true that our Founding Fathers, who were dedicated students of all recorded human history, decreed that to be eligible to vote in our country a person must be a freeholder -- that is one who owned property mortgage free. They knew that the most responsible citizens would be the most responsible voters. Few of us would meet that criteria today. A person who held his property debt free, that is with a free and clear title, a Freeholder, was considered to have made good decisions, had good self control and managed his affairs well. Therefore, that person was considered to have obtained a level of maturity and responsibility -- that proved an ability to manage personal affairs and money as well as a priority to think of the future. The person who owned property with no debt, thus had obtained a sufficient ability to be allowed to vote on the management of our government and the public trust.
We are a nation of home and property owners more than any other nation on earth. However, most of us have a mortgage these days. If you, like most of us, need a mortgage on your new property, we hope you will find value in this article and that it will help you understand the advantage of planning your mortgage as a prerequisite to your purchase of a home. Having completed the mortgage acquisition step, a Realtor can help you organize your home search, as you begin browsing through the housing market.
Determining what features you want in your ideal or dream house and what payments you can afford are the important first steps. We ask that you consider the entire cost of home ownership, that is a total of the principle and interest payment, taxes, insurance and maintenance. Most folks are aware of the first four P.I.T.I. or Principle, Interest, Taxes and Insurance. There is another cost of home ownership that is not often figured in. It is property maintenance.
Maintenance is usually about 5% of the value of the improvements per year, if the average is taken over a long period of time, such as forty years. Many people think that 5% is too high a figure and prefer to use 2-3% instead. Whichever you use, make sure you figure in the cost of maintenance or you will end up not easily able to afford the upkeep on your property. This is very important to realize whether you are buying a new home or an older one. And, the older home will usually have a lot of deferred maintenance -- that is things that should have been done and haven't been!
If, for example, you purchase a home and lot where the vacant lot would sell for $50,000, and the home could be replaced for $250,000 and the landscaping value is $20,000 -- a rule of thumb is that you should figure $12,000 per year in maintenance of the home and another thousand in the maintenance of the grounds. We see properties all the time where the improvements have what is known as deferred maintenance. That work that should have been done and hasn't been, soon will need to be done. Deferred maintenance, maintenance not done that should have been done, is subtracted from the value of a home by those in the market, even if it is subconsciously done.
Home maintenance includes painting, caulking, re-carpeting, floor sanding refinishing, re-roofing every 15 to 50 years, depending on the composition of the roof and even replacing of windows, trim and siding. Outside there are sidewalks, the driveway, out buildings, decks, mulching, shrubbery maintenance, fertilizing, reseeding and replanting and of course the regular cutting and similar lawn care expenses. The reason we bring all this up about maintenance is that we hope you figure in the cost of it in addition to your home cost. If maintenance is not figured in you will end up with a mortgage plus maintenance cost or have to borrow more money to do the work that is needed, and that makes it more difficult to afford your new home.
It is important to figure in all the appropriate costs, expenses and other pertinent things, and to get a mortgage that you are able and willing to afford. It is important to your Realtor too. Some Realtors, in order to conserve their time and have more available for serious buyers, require that a person or couple be pre-qualified for the price range in which they seek to purchase a property first, before they begin to show properties. This is a good idea for the buyer as well as the Realtor and some sellers even ask us to NOT bring any prospective purchasers, unless they are financially prequalified -- in writing!
Mortgage brokers will gladly pull your credit report and get you a letter of pre-qualification or even a loan commitment letter for the amount you need to purchase a home. If you have a written loan commitment in hand when you first contact a Realtor, you will get considerably more and better attention.
One of the most difficult situations for a Realtor is that some percentage of the prospective purchasers that come to see properties for sale are not able to purchase those properties. Roughly 95% of a Realtor's time is preparation, paper work, promotion, marketing, web site modification and maintenance as well as maintaining contact with our most qualified buyers and sellers. When we spend two or three hours with a prospective purchaser, and it's usually far more, we are taking away from all the other things we are responsible to do for our other buyers and for our sellers. That time has to be made up.
For properties under $200,000 perhaps half of the folks that come to see us for a home are not able to buy the one they want to see. For properties under $100,000 about 75% of the folks who ask us to see properties are not able to purchase those properties. And, for those folks who come into our offices or call us regarding properties under $100,000 the percentage who can't purchase what they want is greater and greater as the price goes down.
Interestingly enough, a fairly high percentage of those who seek a property over a million dollars are qualified to purchase those properties without the help of our mortgage broker. Either they have their own banker, or they are able to obtain the funds on their own from other investments, or perhaps they even have a liquid assets account such as a money market account.
If you wish to be a shining light, and of greatest interest to your chosen Realtor, you are well advised to seek a mortgage broker or mortgage banker first and get a response in writing to bring with you. Your mortgage banker will probably ask for copies of prior years' tax returns. If you have copies of your credit reports, tax returns, lists of assets and all liabilities, and your bank statements are organized, you're ready to start exploring the housing market and shopping for a mortgage.
By the way, as I write this, our in-house Mortgage Broker or another lender of our choice, is able to give you a better rate and better terms than any other mortgage banker or broker in the market. Whether you use us as your Realtor or not, and if you are planning to purchase in our area we hope you will use us; you will get the utmost attention from your Realtor when you show up with a loan commitment!
Now SHOP! And, have fun!
Copyright 2004 by Jody Hudson www.JodyHudson.com
Jody Hudson has been a Realtor since 1972 and in the real estate business as a member of a family real estate business even before that.
Stephen L. Levinson, real estate manager, restaurateur, dies Baltimore Sun
Stephen L. Levinson, a real estate manager and restaurateur whose properties included the popular CafĂ© des Artistes alongside the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre ...
La Crosse County real estate transfers for Sunday May 26, 2019 La Crosse Tribune
The following are real estate transfers filed in La Crosse County. By law, some transfers are exempt from transfer fees; these properties are listed without prices.
AR will build upon data aggregationâs disruption of real estate VentureBeat
In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companies.
How much does real estate location matter in Las Cruces? Las Cruces Sun-News
There's hardly a person with even a passing interest in real estate who isn't aware of the three most important rules of buying and selling: location, location, ...
Erie County Real Estate Transactions Buffalo News
Following are real estate transactions over $5000 as listed in records of the Erie County clerk's office for the week ending April 26. AKRON âą 8 Sylvan ParâŠ
Deleveraging In China Boosts Investment In Asia-Pacific Real Estate Forbes
Real estate investment in the Asia-Pacific rose by 14% in the first quarter of 2019 to $45 billion, helped by deleveraging in China and flows of cross-border ...
Tricky ways real estate agents get you to spend more money Bankrate.com
Looking for a new property to buy or rent can be an exhausting experience. Having a trusted real estate agent by your side can help substantially, but ...
How Opendoor founder Eric Wu got started in real estate The Real Deal
Eric Wu, founder of the real estate start-up Opendoor that lets users buy and sell their homes online, first broke into the industry back in college, when he used ...
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150000 or more; deeds recorded April 22-26:
Longmont-area real estate, commercial deals May 16-22, 2019 Longmont Times-Call
This list includes trust deeds (to secure repayment of A. loan) of $750,000 or more. Information includes the borrower, lender, address or legal description of the ...
Residential real estate transfers, May 26 | Real Estate Transfers Omaha World-Herald
Johnson, Kyle M. and Laura N. to Sekpe, Videgla D., 14537 Grebe St., $187,000. State Street Investments LLC to Proline Custom Homes Inc., 15908 Whiting St., ...
Real estate investor makes $11,875 a day in profit on Koenigsegg supercar he owned for five months - CNBC
Real estate investor makes $11,875 a day in profit on Koenigsegg supercar he owned for five months CNBC
When commercial real estate investor Manny Khoshbin spent $2.2 million on the fastest production car in the world, he had no idea it would very quickly also ...
PropTech Startup AskPorter Launches Real Estate Industry Pioneers Program Forbes
AI property management startup AskPorter exclusively announces its industry Pioneers program, centered around working with different parts of the real estate ...
Catch Of The Week: Real Estate Scams Los Alamos Daily Post
Summer is a busy time for all of us, especially scammers. Students are looking for summer apartments, vacationers are looking for vacation rentals, and many ...
Mega-million-dollar real estate designer shares latest plans to build villages in Haiti WPEC
A mega-million-dollar real estate designer joined CBS12 News to showcase his newest project. Frank Mckinney has been in the industry for 30 years. He says ...
The Record: Commercial real estate transfers, May 26 | Real Estate Transfers Omaha World-Herald
Commercial real estate transfers as published in The World-Herald on May 26.
Nickell Robey-Coleman making most of degree with real estate investments Rams Wire
Nickell Robey-Coleman is using his degree to venture into real estate.
Tycoon Global Blockchain Real Estate Group Announced a US$4.5 Million Project Yahoo Finance
The leading Tycoon Global blockchain real estate group announced to have accomplished the land delivery of a new project valued $ 4.5 million. Tycoon Global ...
suburban housing market hurting Crain's Chicago Business
As companies shun big corporate campuses and set up headquarters in Chicago's center, suburban McMansions are sitting on the market and selling for ...
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions The New York Times
$9.6 MILLION. 2474 Valentine Avenue (between East Fordham Road and East 188th Street). The Bronx. This five-story walk-up in the Fordham Heights ...
Real Estate Briefs | Real Estate Charleston Post Courier
Realty ONE Group Coastal welcomes agents to their Mt Pleasant and Summerville offices.
Real estate transfers | News, Sports, Jobs The Daily Times
The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: John and Joyce Frey to Joyce Frey, lot 63, Belvedere. Vern Wiant (deceased) to Dar.
Boise housing: Sale prices up, as real estate outpaces wages Idaho Statesman
The Treasure Valley is one of the hottest housing markets in the nation. But wages aren't keeping up with sale prices. Boise is trying to develop affordable ...
First American security flaw leaked 885 million real estate documents Engadget
First American Financial Corporation left as many as 885 million real estate documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed, according to Krebs on Security.
Gwyneth Paltrowâs got some real estate advice: Buy a village in Spain for less than a NYC condo - The Real Deal
Gwyneth Paltrowâs got some real estate advice: Buy a village in Spain for less than a NYC condo The Real Deal
Entire villages are hitting the market in Spain and actress-turned-wellness guru Gwyneth Paltrow wants you to buy one.
Commercial real estate highlights: Lumber Liquidators renewed its lease Richmond.com
Here's a look at recent commercial leases and sales in the Richmond region, as reported by the real estate brokerages.
Welcome to Real Estate Friday! | theberkshireedge.com
Property of the Week â Chapin Fish of Brockman Real Estate offers a magical mountaintop retreat in Hancock, with probably the best master bedroom in the ...
China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds - CNBC
China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds CNBC
Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth â thanks to China, according to the Global ...
Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Neo-Grec in Bed Stuy, an Italianate in Gowanus - Brownstoner
Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Neo-Grec in Bed Stuy, an Italianate in Gowanus Brownstoner
The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a Windsor Terrace two-family, a co-op in Sunset Park and a renovated townhouse in Gowanus.
Kenneth R. Harney, syndicated real estate columnist for Washington Post, dies The Real Deal
Kenneth R. Harney, the author for four decades of the syndicated real estate column âThe Nation's Housing,â which explored issues faced by homeowners and ...
Routt County real estate sales total $20.8M for May 17 to 23, 2019 Steamboat Pilot & Today
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS â Routt County real estate transactions totaled $20880600 across 33 sales for the week of May 17 to 23. The sales total is up 25% ...
Real estate transactions: Hyatt House coming to Metropark Square mixed-use development Chron
Austin-based Aspen Heights and partner Safanad, a global investment firm with offices in New York, London and Dubai, have refinanced a construction loan for ...
Commercial Real Estate Roundtable Utah Business
This month we invited commercial real estate specialists to discuss the multifamily market, WeWork, and the revitalization of the Salt Lake's west side.
For real estate, blockchain could unshackle investment Computerworld
A special interest group with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is detailing opportunities and offering examples of how blockchain can create new real estate ...
Florida family loses $77000 in real estate scam WEAR
Closing on a new home can be an exciting and busy time with lots of money on the line. It's also a time when you could be vulnerable to hackers trying to steal ...
REAL ESTATE | News, Sports, Jobs SalemNews.net
Butler Township Robert and Rebecca Bentley to Jodi Lewand, home on Cameron Street; $115000. Timothy Groger Jr. to Charles and Krista Dawson, home on ...
Nevadaâs real estate industry blamed wrong enemy when bubble burst Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas' economy is on strong footing today, but in early 2015 it was still climbing out from the dark days of the recession. The valley was still flooded with ...
Real Estate matters: bucking the national trend Wink News
Sales and prices of luxury homes are down as much as much as 19 percent in some costal markets around the country according to Redfin, which is bad news ...
Real estate market 'strong' yoursun.com
Big things are happening in Charlotte County. Sunseeker Resorts has broken ground, slated to complete construction in the fall of 2020. Arredondo Pointe and ...
Real Estate Fresh Finds: May 22 PoPville
Real Estate *Fresh* Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by Real Living At Home. Featured Property of the Week: ...
Redfinâs Crazy Strong Advantage Over Traditional Real Estate The Motley Fool
Real estate is ripe for disruption, and Redfin is entirely capable of disrupting it (and pocketing the difference).
Mark your calendars: These are Chicagoâs top real estate events next week The Real Deal
Three real estate industry events are on the calendar in Chicago next week. On Wednesday, REJournals is holding its 2nd Annual Deconstructing Deconversion ...
U.S. Opens Antitrust Probe of Real Estate Brokerage Industry Bloomberg
U.S. antitrust officials are investigating potentially anti-competitive practices in the residential real estate brokerage business, with a focus on compensation to ...
Party politics: Huge event-ready house in D.C. area is headed for auction The Real Deal
A mammoth house made for lobbyist-level entertaining in the Washington, D.C., area is headed for auction. A live on-site auction with no reserve will be held ...
Real estate news: Senior community Reata Glen opens in Rancho Mission Viejo; WeWork coming to Newport Beach - OCRegister
Real estate news: Senior community Reata Glen opens in Rancho Mission Viejo; WeWork coming to Newport Beach OCRegister
Reata Glen, a senior living community in Rancho Mission Viejo, has welcomed its first residents. The community broke ground in 2016 and has 480 units with 20 ...
South Austin neighborhoods targeted with suspicious real estate offer KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) â Homeowners in South Austin said they are suspicious about the motive behind letters being sent to them which make big promises.
Real estate title insurance company exposed 885,000,000 customers' records, going back 16 years: bank statements, drivers' licenses, SSNs, and tax records - Boing Boing
Real estate title insurance company exposed 885,000,000 customers' records, going back 16 years: bank statements, drivers' licenses, SSNs, and tax records Boing Boing
First American Financial Corp is a Fortune 500 company that insures titles on peoples' property; their insecure website exposed 885000000 records for property ...
Amazon real estate chief: âI want to change the way that people work within the four wallsâ - GeekWire
Amazon real estate chief: âI want to change the way that people work within the four wallsâ GeekWire
Amazon doesn't just innovate on behalf of customers. The tech giant also comes up with new ideas to help its own employees. That's playing out with how ...
PCS â Madison Direct Foundations of Commercial Real Estate course starting in Monsey. - Yeshiva World News
PCS â Madison Direct Foundations of Commercial Real Estate course starting in Monsey. Yeshiva World News
The real estate market presents an excellent opportunity for a thriving career, without formal education or prerequisites. While anyone can enter the real estate ...
Climate change risk showing up in real estate MPR News
The concept is pretty simple: Rising seas higher storm surges, and unprecedented flooding adds up to more risk for trillions of dollars of real estate.
Blackstone Targets $5B for Latest Real Estate Debt Fund GlobeSt.com
(Bloomberg) Blackstone Group LP is seeking $5 billion for its latest fund that invests in real estate debt, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Real Estate Market Trends: Nine Ways To Separate Signal From Noise Forbes
The market is always fluctuating in some way, but in order to be successful, you must be able to separate signals from noise when trying to understand ...
Scottsdale-based Certa automates licenses for real estate and more AZ Big Media
Certa, a new software platform that manages licenses, certifications and continuing education, launched today after six months of beta testing. Certa, created by ...
Real estate: What $354,000 will buy in Nashville, Gallatin and Lebanon The Tennessean
314 Birkshire Place, Gallatin 37066. Year built: 2012. Square feet: 3,096. Description: This five-bedroom, 3Âœ-bath home is in the Fairway Farms neighborhood.
Kushner Family Real Estate Company Just Got $800 Million In Federally-Backed Funding, Raising Ethics Concerns - The Inquisitr News
Kushner Family Real Estate Company Just Got $800 Million In Federally-Backed Funding, Raising Ethics Concerns The Inquisitr News
On Thursday, the real estate firm owned by the family of White House advisor and son-in-law to the president Jared Kushner received approximately $800 ...
Mark your calendars: These are South Floridaâs top real estate events next week The Real Deal
These are the top Miami real estate events happening 5/27-6/3/19.
Do Directors Own Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust Limited (LON:SREI) Shares? Yahoo Finance
A look at the shareholders of Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust Limited (LON:SREI) can tell us which group is most powerful. Institutions often own shares in ...
Why rich Brazilians are scooping up property in Portugal The Real Deal
Brazilian multimillionaire Ricardo Bellino lived more than 10 years in Miami before relocating to Portugal, which has emerged as a haven for affluent Brazilians.
Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885 million files theday.com
A security lapse at a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files.
Charleston-area commercial real estate sales Charleston Post Courier
Reid Davis of Lee & Associates represented 1304 Meeting Street LLC and Stella Kala LLC in the $6.01 million sale of 2.82 acres at 1304 Meeting St. The buyer, ...
Engel & VĂ¶lkers launches in Brooklyn amid luxury real estate boom Inman.com
Global luxury real estate brand Engel & VĂ¶lkers announced Thursday it's entering the Brooklyn market with three new offices led by Donald Brennan, a longtime ...
New platform that automates real estate transactions just launched The Real Deal
FlareAgent has joined the wave of tech firms aiming to transform the real estate industry with new software that streamlines the transaction process.
Show Me The Money: Real Estate Revenue In The Modern Age Of Home Flippers Forbes
As a new wave of innovators, we should challenge ourselves to give consumers certainty, convenience and transparency into the realities of this business.
Investors say profiting from real estate investments involves patience, but there are great opportunities - Reading Eagle
Investors say profiting from real estate investments involves patience, but there are great opportunities Reading Eagle
It's a good time for those looking to invest in rental properties.
Risky Business? New Report Says Lenders Are Holding More Real Estate Debt Than Thought Fortune
Commercial real estate lenders may have their hands full in the event of a recession, according to a new report. U.S. lenders have âmuch greater risk exposure ...
13 luxury real-estate agents reveal what it's really like working with millionaire and billionaire clients - Business Insider
13 luxury real-estate agents reveal what it's really like working with millionaire and billionaire clients Business Insider
We asked luxury real-estate agents what it's like working with ultra-rich clients. Many said it's easier than working with regular clients.
How Tech Is Re-Shaping Real Estate Hawaii Business Magazine
Two Hawai'i-based startups are using property technology â âPropTechâ â to drive innovation in condos and other buildings. We are living in the rising Third ...
Real-Estate Stocks in High Demand as Trade Battle Brews The Wall Street Journal
Many investors are turning to real-estate stocks as a safe haven during the U.S.-China trade dispute that has been whipsawing the stock market. Real-estate ...
What's Your Real Estate Investment Exit Strategy? Forbes
Understanding what your real estate investment exit strategy options are and being prepared to execute the one that makes sense for your goals is essential to ...
Real-estate matters | Once safe from abuser, woman has options on home The Columbus Dispatch
Q: I pay half the mortgage on the home that I own with my boyfriend. I live there with him and our son. The title of the house is in my name, my boyfriend's name ...
Agents As Influencers: How Instagram Has Changed Real Estate Marketing Forbes
The stakes have been raised and real estate marketers are taking *content* creation to the next level. As a result, they're able to capture the attention of buyers ...
Charleston real estate firm bucks declining home sales trend, posts record 1Q sales - Charleston Post Courier
Charleston real estate firm bucks declining home sales trend, posts record 1Q sales Charleston Post Courier
The tepid housing market so far this year hasn't affected a Charleston-based real estate firm after it posted a record volume of sales during the first quarter.
Striking Gold: Two forces in Hartford real estate buy downtownâs âGold Buildingâ for $70.5 million - Hartford Courant
Striking Gold: Two forces in Hartford real estate buy downtownâs âGold Buildingâ for $70.5 million Hartford Courant
Downtown Hartford's One Financial Plaza -- the âGold Buildingâ -- sold Friday for $70.5 million, the first change in ownership for the city's signature skyscraper in ...
Ben Carson confuses a real-estate term and a cookie POLITICO
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson tussled awkwardly with freshman Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) at a hearing on Tuesday over HUD real ...
Kushner Companies buys $1.1 billion in multifamily real estate HousingWire
Kushner Companies, the family real estate company of White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, is significantly expanding its multifamily portfolio thanks to ...
Meet the 31-year-old African American CEO aiming to revolutionize real estate investing CNN
Ryan Williams is on a mission to revolutionize the stodgy real estate industry.
Real-estate transactions: May 24, 2019 - News Peoria Journal Star
These transactions, recorded the week of May 13, are compiled from information on file with the respective counties. They represent sales of $78000 or more.
Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for May 25, 2019 oklahoman.com
JAH Realty buys former Toys 'R' Us JAH Realty LP bought the former Toys âRâ Us building at 2121 NW 138, which is adjacent to The Plaza at Quail Springs, ...
Blackstone Targets $5 Billion for Latest Real Estate Debt Fund Bloomberg
Blackstone Group LP is seeking $5 billion for its latest fund that invests in real estate debt, according to a person familiar with the matter.
In the High-Flying Hamptons, Real Estate Is in a Rut The New York Times
David and Sindhu Nordquist deliberated for years about where to buy a second home, and then last summer, while renting a house in the Hamptons for the first ...
Property in Vineland sells for $7.2 Million | South Jersey real estate transactions NJ.com
Here's a roundup of recent home sales in Cumberland, Salem and Gloucester counties.
What You Must Know About Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trustâs (TSE:DRG.UN) Beta Value - Simply Wall St
What You Must Know About Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trustâs (TSE:DRG.UN) Beta Value Simply Wall St
If you own shares in Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:DRG.UN) then it's worth thinking about how it contributes to the volatility of your portfolio, ...
FlareAgent, a platform that automates real estate transactions, launches out of YC TechCrunch
The real estate industry is experiencing a bit of a rejuvenation. After years resisting the influence of tech, the industry is now feeling the entrance of e-buyers, ...
Why Short-Term Rentals Are Real Estate Investing's Future Forbes
If you are an early adopter, there is a huge opportunity to maximize your ROI with STRs.
13 real-estate agents reveal the strangest and most extreme requests they've ever received from clients - Business Insider
13 real-estate agents reveal the strangest and most extreme requests they've ever received from clients Business Insider
Business Insider surveyed real-estate agents around the country about the strangest requests they've gotten from clients.
The residential real estate business needs digital disruption The Washington Post
It is one of the few sectors of the U.S. economy yet to be transformed by the Internet age.
Avoid These Top 7 Real Estate Investing Mistakes Forbes
Property investment isn't as simple as buying a house, filling it with tenants and raking in the cash for your retirement fund.
Ben Carson confuses real estate term REO for Oreo cookie MSNBC
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson mistook the real estate term REO for an Oreo cookie when being questioned by Rep. Katie Porter ...
ON THE MARKET: A perfect combination awaits | Real Estate Inside NoVA
Rarely does the combination of classic and contemporary evoke such exceptional results as this week's featured property, a delightful immediate-post-war ...
Privately-funded space race sparks economic liftoff for this Florida town The Real Deal
As billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk compete in launching rockets to outer space, they are fueling a revival of Cocoa Beach, a coastal Florida city where ...
Lambda Alpha International to host drone, real estate presentation Paradise Valley Independent
The Phoenix chapter of Lambda Alpha International (LAI) will host âHow Will Drones Impact Commercial Real Estateâ Wednesday, May 29, at Phoenix Country ...
Spainâs Richest Person Bets Billions on Prime U.S. Real Estate Bloomberg
Amancio Ortega is a Spaniard conquering the U.S. in the 21st century.
All Things Real Estate: Neighbor preaching out of home causing a disturbance - Fairfield Daily Republic
All Things Real Estate: Neighbor preaching out of home causing a disturbance Fairfield Daily Republic
Q: My wife and I have lived in the same neighborhood and the same house for 47 years. We plan to live here for the rest of our lives. While the neighborhood has ...
Ranking Arizona: Top 10 real estate companies AZ Big Media
Here are the Top 10 real estate companies in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state's biggest and most ...
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Releases Report on Blockchain Use Cases in Real Estate Cointelegraph
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has detailed several blockchain use cases relevant to the real estate industry in a report shared with Cointelegraph on ...
Cushman & Wakefield Buys Austin Operations of Peloton Commercial Real Estate D Magazine
Peloton Commercial Real Estate has sold their Austin operations to Cushman & Wakefield. The purchase includes 5 million square feet of office, retail, industrial, ...
This millennial used scholarship money to buy property in collegeânow his real estate company is worth $3.8 billion - CNBC
This millennial used scholarship money to buy property in collegeânow his real estate company is worth $3.8 billion CNBC
Many college students living on a tight budget take on side-jobs just to scrape together and save enough money to help them pay off student loan debts down ...
Top 10 Tips For First-Time Real Estate Investors Forbes
Real estate can be a tremendous investment opportunity. But when it comes to taking that crucial first step, most people aren't sure where to start.
7 Hotel and Resort REITs to Buy Now | Real Estate Investments U.S. News & World Report
Summer can bring a slow down for stocks and investors may look to commercial real estate investment trusts for diversification and stability. Though lodging and ...
Boston Properties alums start new real estate venture Boston Business Journal
Greatland Realty Partners has acquired a Lexington office complex and is on the hunt for more deals.
How to Sell Your House For Full Price
Many people believe that a real estate broker is needed to sell their house. So they post it with a broker who may or may not sell it and if they do charge exorbitant fees.
Property in Northern Spain
If you're looking for the 'real' Spain where the culture, customs and the traditional Spanish lifestyle have been preserved - a Spain long ago lost and forgotten along the Costa del Sol - consider Northern Spain.Northern Spain has always been a popular holiday destination for southern Spanish tourists, but until relatively recently it was largely unexplored and undiscovered by foreign tourists and those expatriates seeking a new home overseas.
Important Information For Condo Buyers
Here is a step by step guide for buyers looking to buy a condo in any area. These are important tactics to make a solid and accurate judgement on the property you're looking to purchase.
Building Your Dream Home - Part 1
For most of my adult life I had thought about someday building my Dream Home. Several years ago I finally got the chance.
Do I Need A Real Estate Survey?
Getting a survey before you close on any real estate is very important.Some people actually buy real estate without having a survey done.
Real Estate Web Design - 3 Items You Must Include on Your Site
Real estate web design requires you to do things a little bit differently because you are selling either your services or actual homes, so there must be several things present on the web page to make it user friendly. Unfortunately, many real estate web sites are poorly designed, ask visitors to supply tons of personal information before being able to view any information, don't provide enough information not to mention photos, and are all around a pain for many visitors.
Selling Your Home: 5 Deal Killers That Are Lurking In Older Homes
You've listed your home for sale, you have a Buyer and now their Inspector is performing an inspection. You think you have a pretty good home, but do you really know for sure? What is he finding? Why is it taking so long? Here are 5 deal killers to watch out for when selling your home.
Home Selection Checklist - A Good Aid When Choosing a Home
This home selection checklist is a tool to help you select a home that is right for you and your family. Before you select a home and get a mortgage, you need to know if you will be happy with the home you select for the coming years.
What are the Top 11.5 Criteria for Selecting an Orlando Investment Property
1. Make sure units are larger than 1800 square feet.
Sellers, Are You Having A Hard Time Selling Your Home?
Sue and Chuck DeFiore have the perfect solution for you - Lease Purchasing your home!What is Lease Purchasing?A Lease Purchase is a process that combines a basic rental lease with an agreement to purchase, or with an option to purchase the property. The Buyer (or Lease-Purchaser) pays to the seller a monthly payment that usually approximates a rental amount or a typical mortgage payment on the home.
Is Second Home Ownership In Your Future?
According to the National Association of REALTORSź (NAR), a record 2.82 million second homes were sold in 2004.
Property Investing Secrets 8
Property Investing: A Buyer's Secret Weapon When Purchasing Real EstateMy friend, Roger, does property investing and is a licensed real estate agent. Recently he looked at a property in another state that was probably worth $225,000.
How Much is that House in the Window?
With the recent release from the UK's biggest mortgage lender, the Halifax, of its latest house price report for May 2005, showing that prices fell by 0.6% last month, and prices falling just 0.
Real Estate Investing: Sales and Negotiation Skills are Critical
Do you want to build wealth through real estate? You need expertise in two critical areas: specific investment strategies and sales and negotiation skills. But if knowing how to identify good deals is what's really important about investing in real estate, why do investors need to worry about their sales and negotiation skills?"Knowing how to identify good deals is certainly a critical part of real estate investing, but it's not the only part," says Russ Whitney, internationally recognized real estate expert and bestselling author of Millionaire Real Estate Mentor (Dearborn Trade Publishing).
How Do I Implement The Lease Purchase Plan?
Well, as we have discussed in previous newsletters first you have to set up goals for yourself, both long term and short term. Don't forget these goals define how your business is run.
Tidy Up The Outside, Reap The Rewards
There isn't a realtor in existence who wouldn't tell you that one of the most important terms that you can learn when you're trying to sell your house, is "curb appeal."So while you're sprucing up your home, it's wise to start outside, and work your way in.
The Real Estate Market In Spain: Making Profits Out Of Sand
The Real estate market in Spain keeps gaining momentum and is of a vital interest among overseas investors. Property prices in the country continue growing at rapid pace due to a sustainable development in many areas of the mainland and the islands.
How Home Buyer Rebates Work
In today's tight housing market, many buyers are looking for ways to stretch their dollars far enough to make that dream home a reality. One little-known strategy that's gaining popularity with consumers is the home buyer rebate.
Probate & Obituary Marketing
I start my marketing with obituaries followed with probate filings and find it just another effective way to acquire property.Short of courthouse research you can go to your local library and go to the reference department and research using what is called a Polk City directory that will list if the deceased party owns real estate.
Look Past the Bottom Line for a Propertys Potential
It's unfortunate that many real estate investors tend to look at the bottom line when deliberating about a property, rather than the big picture. The real moneymakers in real estate investments are the people with vision, who think creatively, and are willing to assume some level of risk.
|home | site map|
|© 2006 TIGER MEDIA|