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Some housing deals come with sweet incentives for the real estate agents who can bring in a buyer, everything from big bonuses to fancy cars. But if you’re not careful, you might get in trouble for 'steering', some real estate professionals warn. One home seller in Virginia offered a C-Class Mercedes, priced at $37,900 — or a $30,000 bonus— plus commission to a buyer’s agent who is able to ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/21/2014 By John Askins]
Here are some products grabbing the attention of the home building and remodeling industries, according to Bill Millholland, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Case Design/Remodeling in Maryland, and Jamie Gibbs, a New York-based interior designer:· Appliance Drawers. Small warning drawers, modest-sized dishwasher drawers for small loads, refrigerator drawers and microwave drawers....
Read Post [Posted on 10/21/2014 By John Askins]
Have you thought of downsizing your home in Texas? Sometimes downsizing can be a big step before retirement. As you read this post, it is important to prepare for retirement, and real estate is a great way. If you are purchasing your first home or an additional home, smaller might be better.The number 1 reason to downgrade is to get a smaller mortgage. What is a better way to save f...
Read Post [Posted on 10/20/2014 By Tiffany Markovsky]
The population is getting older, and those who are 65 and up now make up the biggest part of the nation’s population in size and percentage, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Older residents comprise over 40.3 million people.  The older adult population has increased by 15.1 percent since 2000, while the combined remaining age groups saw 9.7 percent growth.  The state...
Read Post [Posted on 10/20/2014 By John Askins]
NEED TO SELL YOUR HOME ASAP? IN PRE-FORECLOSURE, OWE MORE THAN THE HOME IS WORTH, INHERITED A PROPERTY, OR JUST NEED TO SELL YOUR HOME NOW?We have several SERIOUS/QUALIFIED or CASH investor buyers who are wanting to purchase homes in Houston! We are a reputable Multi-Million Dollar Producing Real Estate Team (licensed Real Estate Agents)! We can discuss with you your various options, inc...
Read Post [Posted on 10/16/2014 By Katie Kohlhauff]
A recent Zillow survey again confirmed that extensive renovations are usually not the shortest path to a sale. Across the board, experts agree: it’s still curb appeal and home staging—staging that highlight’s a home’s best features while downplaying its flaws—that often prove most effective.So, after your house smells like fresh-baked cookies and your walls have been freed from family ph...
Read Post [Posted on 10/15/2014 By Connie Inmon]
9 trends impacting where foreign homebuyers park their moneyInsights from the International Real Estate FederationBernice RossContributorShare on twitterShare on google_plusone_shareShare on linkedinShare on emailMore Sharing ServicesOct 13, 2014What’s trending in the luxury international market? FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation, is an excellent resource whether you serve internati...
Read Post [Posted on 10/15/2014 By Christopher Chin]
NEED TO SELL YOUR HOME ASAP? IN PRE-FORECLOSURE, OWE MORE THAN THE HOME IS WORTH, INHERITED A PROPERTY, OR JUST NEED TO SELL YOUR HOME NOW? We have several SERIOUS/QUALIFIED or CASH investor buyers who are wanting to purchase homes in Houston! We are a reputable Multi-Million Dollar Producing Real Estate Team (licensed Real Estate Agents)! We can discuss with you your various o...
Read Post [Posted on 10/15/2014 By Katie Kohlhauff]
Disclaimer: This is post is in no way meant as a jab at ANY real estate company, I support any Realtor regardless of where you hang your license.America is the land of Brand. People are attracted to names they know such as Christian Flakes (I am my own brand) Coke, Chevrolet, Hewlett Packard, Sears, McDonalds, etc. Why? Because of a perception of better quality and greater consistency in t...
Read Post [Posted on 10/15/2014 By Christian Flakes]
(BPT) - The leaves are starting to fall off the trees, the birds are flying south and you can feel the temperature dropping. Winter is on its way and while squirrels pack away food before the first snow fall, you'll be relieved to know that you still have time to finish some projects listed below to get your home ready for winter.* Tackle the yard. Your yard will fall into dormancy during the wint...
Read Post [Posted on 10/14/2014 By Susan Roddy]
(BPT) - Selling or staying, it makes no difference - everyone wants a home that looks great from the curb. Curb appeal comes together when all the elements of a home's facade are in good shape and working together. Driveways that are cracked or pitted with potholes, dingy front doors and other seemingly minor complaints like a shabby, scuffed mailbox, can all significantly detract from a home's ov...
Read Post [Posted on 10/14/2014 By Susan Roddy]
How a home sale listing is presented online and the words chosen to describe it may be turning off some buyers. Bankrate.com recently asked real estate professionals to weigh in on what listing red flags are turning off their buyers. 1. No photos. "One red flag in many buyers' eyes is the lack of photos for a listing," says Don Tepper with Long & Foster in Burke, Va. "There can be some legitim...
Read Post [Posted on 10/14/2014 By John Askins]
FOUR QUESTIONS, TO ASK THE REAL ESTATE AGENT REPRESENTING YOU, FOR YOUR PURCHASE!You are house hunting and attend an open house, then consider using the agent holding it open, to represent you for your purchase! You do this, because you believe that they will have inside knowledge/influence, that you think is important( not an uncommon occurrence)!When you are buying a property, in my humble opini...
Read Post [Posted on 10/13/2014 By Tiffany Markovsky]
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Read Post [Posted on 10/13/2014 By Katie Kohlhauff]
Gathering storm overseas taking mortgage rates down If Europe does not save itself, Fed will be fighting deflation again Lou Barnes Oct 10, 2014 The financial world is back on a familiar precipice: A giant global-regional economy is on a cusp, all waiting to see if its government will intervene. This time it ain’t us — it’s Europe, again — the shock waves for the moment beneficial...
Read Post [Posted on 10/13/2014 By Christopher Chin]
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