Do People Want To Buy Foreclosures? Or Do You Want To Sell Foreclosures? Part II

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Now the real estate agent. Most real estate agents don’t want to sell foreclosures because they don’t know much about them and the common thought process is to shy away from people that want to buy foreclosures. But that is

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Do People Want To Buy Foreclosures? Or Do You Want To Sell Foreclosures? Part I

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First the consumer or the “home buyer” The answer to the question of “Do they want to buy a foreclosure?” is quite simply “No” people don’t want to buy a foreclosure. They want to save money buying their next home.

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Remember It’s Only Bragging If You Can’t Back It Up

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What can we learn from Muhammed Ali? The man is gone now and we will always be lesser for his leaving us. I don’t want to wax poetic or go all melancholy but he was my childhood hero and I

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Sales Are Still Sales Part II

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We sometimes forget that “Sales” is not a dirty word. We fear that people will put us into a bracket with the many other types of sales people that they have had bad experiences with. We ourselves may have had

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Sales Are Still Sales Part I

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We speak to people all the time. Real estate agents, loan officers, title companies and other players in the real estate game and the one thing they all have in common is that they have to sell their products and

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More Housing Markets Are Less Affordable

Eighteen percent of U.S. county housing markets were less affordable than their historically normal levels in Q2 2016, up from 5 percent of markets in the previous quarter but down from 20 percent of markets exceeding historically normal home affordability

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Existing Home Sale Pace At Nine Year High

Existing-home sales sprang ahead in May to their highest pace in almost a decade, while the uptick in demand this spring amidst lagging supply levels pushed the median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of

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The American Dream Is Alive, But What About The Starter Home?

Achieving the American Dream conventionally involved acquiring a starter home—purchasing a house for life led now, with the intention to trade up to a home that meets needs in the future. The Dream’s alive and well. Starter homes? Hardly. A

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Millennials Homebuyers Top Markets

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A flurry of financial obstacles and lifestyle choices are stalling the journey to homeownership for many young adults, but becoming a homeowner is currently more feasible in some less expensive metro areas with steady job growth and lower qualifying incomes

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No FED Rate Increase In June

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Following recent speculations that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in June, a weak May job report moved in to dash the chances. The likelihood of a rate hike shrunk down to a measly 4 percent, and experts are

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