Have you ever wondered how far $400,000 could take you in various markets? This has been analyzed in a newly released HomeUnion report comparing investment property values in 10 of the most sought-after markets among HomeUnion’s clients. The company analyzed what a total of $400,000 will buy a single-family rental (SFR) investor in these popular markets: Jacksonville, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte and Austin; versus what a …

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I love my real estate tool chest: CRM, lead-generation systems, transaction management, call capture, electronic signatures and social media. The tools that real estate agents and brokers have at their fingertips are second to none, and we, as an industry, are quick to innovate and purchase more tools. All of these tools and technologies serve great purpose in running an effective business. That’s the good …

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Mortgage applications increased 2.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 30, 2016. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 2.9 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 3 percent compared with the previous week. …

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The process of buying a new home is stressful, even if you’ve already done it before. Looking at properties, researching areas, processing paperwork, etc., can all take a toll on your schedule and daily life. With all this going on, the last thing you should have to worry about is saving money when it actually comes time to buy the property. Use the following five …

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No matter what your job title is, in real estate, customers are the reason your company makes money. Whether you’re a real estate agent, an administrator or in sales, customers and clients breathe life into your business. Because they’re so important, customer service should be everyone’s top priority throughout your company. After all, if customers aren’t happy, your business is likely to suffer. It really …

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