5 Key Factors To A Sucessful Negotiation

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I have been involved in literally thousands of negotiations over the years. Over that time, I have learned that there are five key factors that play a very large role in determining the success of a negotiation. If at all

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Don’t Give Up On Facebook: Do This Instead

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At first, you were excited about social media but your page still only has a few likes. Your small audience combined with a lack of response to the first few posts you made knocked the wind out of your sails.

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Scary Things To Avoid When Buying A Home

Fall is here and even though some home sellers take their listings into hibernation, motivated sellers keep their homes on the market through the Holidays. So in honor of Halloween, RE/MAX compiled some the scariest things that homebuyers should avoid.

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5 Surprising Homebuyer Turnoffs

1. Dirty or cluttered homes: OK, you’ve probably heard this one before so it’s not that surprising, but it’s a big deal. It can’t be overstated how important it is to keep your home spotless for a showing. No visible

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REPOST: Starter Homes: How and Where To Find Them

(MCT)—First-time homebuyers might well wonder: Where are all the starter houses? Indeed, such properties can seem scarce in many housing markets. A few reasons: —Investors have snapped up a lot of smaller houses and turned them into rental properties. —Flippers

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What Social Media Platforms Are Best For Your Real Estate Business – Part II

Last week, we took a look at a few of the most popular social media sites you can use to help build your business. Now we’re going to look into four more social networks and see what they can do

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What Social Media Platforms Are Best For Your Real Estate Business – Part I

You probably have a Facebook account. You may also watch videos on YouTube and upload pictures to Instagram. Maybe you tweet a few times per week. Chances are you’re adept at social media on an individual level—where you post about

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Turning a Lead into Two Transactions

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When most real estate agents see that the lead they just received already owns a home they quickly categorize the lead as a long-term issue and don’t work the lead as well as we may think. As agents we are

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USHUD and Getting More Listings – Part IV

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The easiest listings to get are from people who have to move. People that have to move fall into several different categories. Relocating Found a house they want Financial hardship Vacant homes Vacant Homes are Draining With vacant homes the

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USHUD and Getting More Listings – Part III

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The easiest listings to get are from people who have to move. People that have to move fall into several different categories. Relocating Found a house they want Financial hardship Vacant home Financial Hardship As real estate agents we have

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