Pending home sales rose solidly in February to their highest level in seven months and remain higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Led by a sizeable increase in the Midwest, all major regions except for the Northeast saw an increase in contract activity in February. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 3.5 …

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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 situation that many times requires that they sell their current home. Paying for two mortgages can strain or drain the savings of the homeowner. This …

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It has been understood by the most successful real estate agents that a niche is worth everything while trying to be everything to everyone is a task that few can accomplish. Being a foreclosure specialist is not as hard as we may think and it does not limit the real estate agent to only foreclosures. Identifying one’s self as a foreclosures specialist tells those that …

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