Real Estate Career Articles
Expert Author: Bubba Mills
Let’s get to why you’re reading this in the first place: to become an amazing salesperson. What actions do you need to make habits to become that amazing salesperson? And equally important, how do you make those activities actual habits so that they’re second nature?
Expert Author: Bubba Mills
Sometimes you have to adjust your strategy to win. And one group you’ll need to adjust for is coming over the proverbial hill: millennials - those born between 1981 and 1997. And yes, they’re riding Shetlands. Put more simply: they’re different. And if you understand those differences - and adjust your aim - you and your bottom line will be just fine.
Expert Author: Samantha Vice
It is no doubt necessary for Sun Valley real estate owners to tighten up their belts. However, this should not be the reason why they should not appreciate the beauty surrounding them. Living comfortably and happily is more about the quality than it is about the price or cost of living.
Expert Author: John Ducey
I bring up that I am a real estate broker to as many people as I can during random conversations. Well I was waiting on line at the grocery store, and struck up a conversation with the guy in front of me. When it came around to what I did for a living, he said, "Oh do you know so and so?" I said I had heard of him, perhaps seen his listing(s). He says, yeah he sells real estate too, well his real job is...
For years, many people looked to their monthly expenses -and more acutely, their rent - as wasted money. These people had a difficult time justifying spending one thousand dollars a month, and oftentimes more, on rent when they could be spending that money on a mortgage and working toward fully owning their own home. Mortgages for years became much easier to get, with lower standards -and sometimes no standards at all- and people saw the opportunity to pursue the American Dream at last.
The real estate market has been hit, and hit, and hit, one after another for more than three years now and even through all of that, many of us have managed to keep our heads above water. Yet now the evidence is becoming clear that technology is the latest culprit in a long list of offenses against us, and it could be the one that will drive some -if not many- of us out of business.
It wasn't all that long ago when the real estate market was flourishing. For many seasoned veterans, it was a time that they had long worked hard for and they were reaping the benefits of those long hours, weekend days away from the family, and the countless calls and showings and listings when times were a bit rough. It was the culmination of a lifetime of dedication and perseverance.
Don't sweat the small stuff. This is perhaps the oldest notion in life, and the same can be said for business, but in the real estate market, whether you're a real estate agent, broker, or another rung in the ladder, this is perhaps the most competitive market we have seen and that means that it's definitely necessary to sweat the small stuff.
One topic that has become lost in the fray of the current economic recession and crisis has to deal with banks and whether they actually walk away from properties. The question may seem like an odd one to many industry insiders, and even more confusing for millions of homeowners who have been, or are, facing foreclosure but aren't quite certain what they can do about any of it.
When the Administration's proposal was released in June of last year, it claimed that details and ideas about the future of these two government-sponsored enterprises would be released and discussed around the time of the president's fiscal 2011 budget proposal. Yet, when the Administration released its budget proposal, it neglected, or deferred, depending on the point of view, to directly address any such issues.
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