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David Saks is a musician, retired real estate broker, and long-time ActiveRain member. David's blog features important information relevant to the safety, integrity and security of the industry. In addition to his widely read real estate fraud blog, a comprehensive overview of real estate continuing education is a weekly addition for his subscribers and the ActiveRain community at-large. Thank you for subscribing to and for visiting David's ActiveRain home on the internet. Please join. Membership in ActiveRain will enrich your life !
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A local construction company recently purchased 75 acres of land and decided to build a number of storage facilities on the property for the storage of building matrerials and machinery. What is the most significant and notable condition which has been satisfied by the construction of the storage...
When we talk about a REALTOR®, what kind of a person are we referring to ? Please take your time. The answer is posted below the wildlife photo. A REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, which is also the nations largest trade organization supporting the needs of the real e...
When we consider the supply in the real estate markets, between the options of demographics, population, employment, and government financial policies, which one of these has the most impact ? A. Govermnment financial policies. The way the economy is behaving is the key to financing opportunities...
Appraisal, financing, property management and development may all be considered example of what ? A. All of these things are considered specializations within the real estate industry. Property management is the professional charge of effectively directing and watching the day to affairs of real ...
What factor is most likely to influence the demand for real estate ? A. Employment opportunities and the wage levels offered. If wages are low and the opportunity for employment is scarce, the demand for real estate becomes low. If the reverse is true the demand for real estate is high.
In general, when the supply of a certain commodity increases, what tends to evolve as a natural result of this phenomenon ? Tkae your time. The solution is below the wildlife photo. A. Prices tend to drop. Increase in supply can be the result of less demand or over-production, as well as other fa...
ome licensees, after dedicating years of service to marketing properties, might decide to retire but not get out of real estate all together. They may decide to help clients make decisions about investing in or purchasing property. What capacity would a licensee serve in this manner ? A. Real est...
An estmate of a property's market value conducted in a manner based on methods that have been established and undertaken by trained professionals applying professional judgement about market value is performed by whom ? Take your time. The answer is posted below the wildlife photo. A. A real esta...
What are the two characteristics that we consider to have the most impact when we consider the market value of the land ? Please take your time. The answers are posted below the wildlife photo.   A. Uniqueness and immobility. What we're considering here is that no two parcels of any

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