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Recently, the Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors in Mesa, Arizona had a lunch and learn program entitle 'Real Estate Legends'. The four panelists had each celebrated their fourth or fifth decade in the real estate industry. All had received the coveted Realtor Emeritus award from t...
Albert E.N. Gret once said in The Common Denominator Of Success that, "The secret of success of every man who has been successful lies in the Fact that he formed the habit of doing things that failures don't like to do". The same quote applies to home sellers. Unsuccessful sellers (called expired...
Imagine sellers being able to call a 1/900# and receive the value of their property by a real live psychic! The technology is here and it is being beta tested this month. A Seller will be able to give a psychic their astrological sign, date of birth, height, weight, eye color, and sexual preferen...
Have you seen the new real estate reality T.V. show called The Price Is Wrong? The old Price Is Right was remade to reflect the tumultuous times. Thousands of frustrated sellers batting sero (fsbos), cantankerous cancelled listings, and exhausted expireds, in addition to agitated agents vie for t...
Top Ten Seller Sins 1)      Priceaphobia: The fear that a property will sell for less than a premium price. Price and greed combine to   form a drug like addiction to unrealistic expectations. Researchers are split in attributing this to heredity or stupidity.2)      Shagitis: A burning sensation...
LOS BANOS, Calif. -- In this California city, one of the hardest hit in the national housing crash, there's good news: Homes are starting to sell again. Investors and first-time home buyers are snapping up foreclosed houses here, with the number of local sales up almost fivefold from this time la...
Beware Of Hidden Agendas Today, real estate agents, more than ever should appraise people just as diligently as they appraise properties. If the seller's motivation is not strong enough, they should be dissuaded from competing in markets with elevated inventories, repos, and short sales. In early...
Phoenix Housing Update: September Sales Surge 81%; Prices Plunge 28%Analyst(s): Paul D. Puryear & Buck Horne[Industry Classification: Real Estate/Housing]* During September, existing home sales in the greater Phoenix metro area increased a remarkable 81% y/y, bringing the number of transactions r...

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