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It's becoming more and more apparent that agents are afraid to pick up the phone. With the easy accesibility provided by the internet, including social media sites, many realtors are opting to email or private message prospects instead of calling them. Have we become afraid of intimate voice-to-v...
It's almost tax season, so are you ready to start writing off what you're entitled to? There are 5 things realtors should keep in mind come filing time. 1. Car expenses 2. Home office expenses 3. Business travel (airfare, hotel, etc) expenses 4. Professional service expenses 5. Insurance expenses...
Congress still hasn't extended the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act into 2014, which can mean the return of short sales and foreclosure tax. Our fingers are still crossed that the legislation will be passed retroactively, meaning it would technically have "gone into effect" on the first of th...
It seems that a seller can be slapped with a lawsuit for failure to disclose even one little thing. But what legally has to be disclosed? Disclosure laws vary by state, California having some of the strictest, but there are many that are applicable to every home seller across the nation. The rul...
Below we've created a fun "Real" Estate vocabulary infographic that takes a look at what those MLS listing descriptions really tell you about a house! You can check out our complete "Real" Estate Dictionary here. Have any more to add? Please leave them in the comments section!
Recently, a Philadelphia Real Estate company announced that it would accept bitcoins and litecoins for all of its properties. Most of you are probably wondering, what’s a bitcoin? At its most basic, a bitcoin is virtual currency. Unlike other forms of currency, they only exist online and in the ...
So far in the Lead Series, we’ve talked about generating leads via multiple outlets (including Craigslist), nurturing your leads to a shorter sales cycle,how to care for long-term leads and the importance of staying human online. Now we want to further examine a trickier aspect of online lead man...
At the peak of his career, Jim Droz was the top selling agent in the world, closing nearly 300 transactions and making $1,000,000 annually. He is now a premier presenter on the real estate conference circuit, imparting what he’s learned over the years. He is a strong advocate for the HouseHunt le...
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform was signed in 2010, and we’re still trying to figure out what the heck it means. New mortgage rules go into effect January 10, 2014, and there is still a lot of confusion surrounding the updated provisions. While the industry waits for the dust to settle, we want...
We’ve all been guilty of it: losing our human touch when we’re in front of a computer screen. Whether we’re aware of our infractions or not, we’ve all been on both the giving and receiving end of dehumanized contact on the internet. Although it might take a bit more conscious effort, it’s import...