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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USHUD and Getting More Listings – Part II

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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 Finding a House They Want When people start

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USHUD and Getting More Listings – Part I

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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 Relocating People who are relocating are in a

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USHUD Discussing Why Buyers are Harder to Qualify Today

The quick and easy answer is yes they are harder to qualify today than they were back when lenders and buyers shared a phone call or two and the loan was approved and we were all at the closing table.

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USHUD and Selling Homes That Need Repair

Doing the best for the market does not always mean achieving the best and highest price for a home. Sometimes it means getting the home off of the market and this helps the entire community. Home prices are based on

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