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Property Management
Posted
April 12, 2024

The #1 Misconception About Property Management Companies And The Truth

In the time of social media, fact checkers are having a battle in identifying and correcting the sums of misinformation that run rampant on the web. No industry or topic is exempt from a tale or two parading as truth. In fact, real estate is one of the most heavily discussed and misconstrued topics on the net.

Property Management
Posted
March 27, 2024

Squatters Are An Issue - Here’s How To Prevent It

Squatters are a growing problem nationwide. It is when a person, other than the owner or an authorized occupant, takes up residence in a home. This action was typically common among obviously abandoned homes but has become a burdening problem for even the most lavish of neighborhoods.

Construction
Posted
March 13, 2024

How To Choose The Right Contractor For Home Renovation

Home renovations and new construction properties share one very important element - they require a well-structured and organized contractor. Depending on the size of the job, it could possibly require multiple contractors.

Brokerage
Posted
February 29, 2024

Cold Calling Is Challenging, Here’s How To Warm Them Up

How often do you tap into a real estate tips video or read a real estate related blog to get an answer to a question or challenge you’ve run into? For most real estate agents, the answer is likely a couple of times a week and if you are highly active, possibly multiple times daily.

Investing
Posted
February 19, 2024

How To Write A Winning Offer For An Investment Property

Investing in real estate can be a winning strategy for building wealth. It's a tangible asset that tends to appreciate with time, and it's able to pass from one generation to the next and, if properly managed, sustains wealth. If you are looking to invest, keep reading to learn how you can make an impact with a lucrative venture, and master a key aspect of this process, which is making a winning offer on an investment property.

Investing
Posted
February 19, 2024

How To Write A Winning Offer For An Investment Property

Investing in real estate can be a winning strategy for building wealth. It's a tangible asset that tends to appreciate with time, and it's able to pass from one generation to the next and, if properly managed, sustains wealth. If you are looking to invest, keep reading to learn how you can make an impact with a lucrative venture, and master a key aspect of this process, which is making a winning offer on an investment property.

Investing
Posted
February 3, 2024

The Dos and Don'ts of Purchasing Multiple Real Estate Assets in a Short Period of Time

Real estate wealth is a different type of wealth. It's deeply rooted. For that reason alone, it is one of the most common foundations of wealth across history to date. It's also one of the reasons behind the pandemic boom. There was seemingly an influx in available capital which created the opportunity for new and seasoned investors to pour into the market.

Investing
Posted
January 23, 2024

Winning Strategies For Investors In Bidding Wars

A short couple of years ago during the great pandemic boom, housing prices, inventory and everything else that stemmed from the real estate market as a whole was done differently. This was the case for a multitude of reasons, but the primary reason was the surge in activity and the time in which it happened. As a result, there were plenty of unprecedented activities taking place, including bidding wars.

Investing
Posted
October 19, 2023

Navigating A Slow Market: The Impact On Real Estate Investors And The Value Of A Realtor

Quarter four has begun. It's time to run inventory on goals, set new goals, and take account of the current state of the market. The real estate market runs in cycles and if it didn't, the market would be one-sided and potentially lead to larger concerns. A season of rapid growth is often followed by a slower period, similar to the current state of the market.

Investing
Posted
June 15, 2023

Understanding Buyer Psychology: Tactics for Maximizing Income in Real Estate Sales

The real estate market is powered by buying and selling. Regardless of the side of the table, you may find yourself in a transaction, the goal is to always maximize your position. This post will specifically look at the seller’s side, however, considering the importance of understanding the buyers in the transaction, knowing how to use historical data to your advantage and the benefits of partnering with market experts.

Property Management
Posted
April 12, 2024

The #1 Misconception About Property Management Companies And The Truth

In the time of social media, fact checkers are having a battle in identifying and correcting the sums of misinformation that run rampant on the web. No industry or topic is exempt from a tale or two parading as truth. In fact, real estate is one of the most heavily discussed and misconstrued topics on the net.

Property Management
Posted
March 27, 2024

Squatters Are An Issue - Here’s How To Prevent It

Squatters are a growing problem nationwide. It is when a person, other than the owner or an authorized occupant, takes up residence in a home. This action was typically common among obviously abandoned homes but has become a burdening problem for even the most lavish of neighborhoods.

Property Management
Posted
November 6, 2023

How Property Management Companies Can Help You Navigate the Evolving Landscape of Rental Laws and Regulations

The rental market is constantly evolving, with new laws and regulations being enacted to protect both landlords and tenants. Staying informed and compliant with these changes can be a daunting task for property owners and landlords. This is where property management companies can make a significant difference. Property management companies offer a wide range of services that can significantly simplify the property ownership and rental management process.

Property Management
Posted
October 5, 2023

Navigating The Evolving Landscape Of Rental Laws And Regulations: How Can Property Management Companies Help?

Maneuvering the real estate terrain can be tricky for investors, especially multi-site investors who have operating assets in multiple states. The laws can differ from one state to another, along with the specific county ordinances and regulations. In these cases, it's the best interest of the investor to be aware and operate within the respective laws and regulations to avoid any compliance challenges.

Property Management
Posted
August 24, 2023

The Economic Impact of Rental Vacancy: Strategic Solutions for Property Management

Rental vacancy is a critical issue that affects both property owners and the broader economy. The economic impact caused by rental vacancy can be substantial, leading to financial losses for property owners, reduced tax revenues for local governments, and decreased economic activity in communities. This essay aims to explore the economic consequences of rental vacancy and propose strategic solutions that property management can employ to combat vacancy loss.

Construction
Posted
January 31, 2023

Enhancing Value and Energy Efficiency: A Successful Home Renovation Project

This whitepaper outlines the successful renovation of a home built in the 1960s. The homeowner sought to maximize their unused space and make upgrades that would increase their home's resale value and energy efficiency. Through careful design and construction, adding an extra bedroom, full bath, and walk-in closet was successfully integrated into the existing layout and floor plan.

Brokerage
Posted
February 29, 2024

Cold Calling Is Challenging, Here’s How To Warm Them Up

How often do you tap into a real estate tips video or read a real estate related blog to get an answer to a question or challenge you’ve run into? For most real estate agents, the answer is likely a couple of times a week and if you are highly active, possibly multiple times daily.

Brokerage
Posted
January 1, 2024

Exploring The Most Researched Real Estate Topics in 2023

Knowledge is the fuel for a better life experience. This accounts for all areas of life, especially professionally. As you may already know, knowledge is powerful in the ever-evolving real estate space. So, it's necessary to utilize available digital and physical resources to increase industry knowledge. Whether you're a seasoned investor, a prospective homebuyer, or a curious enthusiast, staying abreast of real estate topics is crucial. As we make our way into 2024 let's reflect on the past year's most researched real estate topics as many of the key themes are dominating the inquiries and discussions within the real estate sphere.

Brokerage
Posted
December 15, 2023

The Future of Commission Splits: Predictions and Adaptation Strategies

One aspect that plays a pivotal role in an agent's financial success is commission splits. When partnering with a new brokerage, one of the more significant questions is: What is the commission structure? This is an essential question, but it is often discussed in a rather hushed manner. It is also important to remember that the structure can vary from one brokerage to the next, based on performance or similar.

Brokerage
Posted
September 22, 2023

Enhancing Negotiation Skills for High-Value Transactions in Real Estate

Salespeople get a tough rep for a specific skill that their very business is built on: negotiation. It's often viewed by the consumer as haggling. The two are very different. Haggling is more the insistent act of bargaining for the sole purpose of price. Negotiations on the other hand create value through communications. The goal is to reach a conclusion that delivers a result beneficial to all parties.

Brokerage
Posted
September 7, 2023

Factors that Directly Affect the Mortgage Rates and the Decision to Purchase

As we prepare to migrate into the final quarters of 2023, it brings the question to the forefront: What should we expect to see happen in the housing market? While the market can be unpredictable and the number of factors that plays a part in how the market plays out on a large scale can be endless. One of the most discussed factors is, of course, the mortgage rate. The national average for a 30-year fixed mortgage rate seems to find a sweet spot between 7% and 8%.