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Buying a home can be a wonderful investment and, not to mention, an exciting new life step. But between shopping for mortgages, scouring listing servi...
If you want your real estate agent to be able to speak from personal experience, you're in luck. We discovered that the vast majority of agents - almo...
With spring being the busiest time for real estate, homeowners planning to put their homes on the market shouldn't wait for flowers to bloom before getting ready to sell.
After 30 years of affiliation with the insurance industry, I have a deep appreciation for insurance agents. I wonder how many will be left five years from now?
These little omissions could come between you and your dream home.
When you team up with a quality realtor, your successful relationship will likely produce what we all want: you being happy with your deal.
The economy may not be the only thing determining your home's sale price. According to a new study, how attractive your real estate agent is can have ...
As a real estate broker for almost for 30 years, I have seen many people come and go, in and out of this industry. Why do some succeed, while others tuck tail and run?
I'm all about making connections. I've been networking my entire life -- I'm not kidding when I say I started networking in elementary school -- and funnily enough it's all come full circle.
How can you tell which real estate agent is the right one for you? Here are my top five suggestions of questions to ask a realtor when you consider hiring them.
The real estate business is in tear-down condition. The confluence of the economy, the end of real estate boom days, the internet, and increasing cons...
If you're a buyer chafing at the inflexible stance adopted by the homeowners you repeatedly encounter, it may be wise to examine your negotiating style.
With declining prices, scammers are using short sales to make a fast buck by purchasing properties at below-market prices and immediately flopping them to new buyers.
If you think realtors have a tendency to treat you poorly, you should see how we treat each other.
The person showing the place wasn't there; the door was eerily open to the world, looking for all intents and purposes like the opening scene of some kind of cheaply-shot horror movie.
If all that remains after foreclosures are distressed properties, the human toll taken by our economic downturn will continue to be largely ignored.
Before you dive in with the first person you meet at an open house simply because you think they're "nice," it's a good idea to stop and think.
LOS ANGELES — It wasn't the first time that Katherine Scheri ruined a real estate agent's day with a low property appraisal.
Scheri, a real est...
Before a person decides on self employment, they need to figure out how important five o' clock is in their lives.
Given that most newspapers still don't publish weekday comics in color, my mistake was putting today's cartoon guests in the green room rather than the black-and-white room.
Is an increased use of the Web 2.0 Syndication Search and the For Sale By Owner tool a means for home sellers to save on real estate broker commissions?
Brokers are here to help you: The whole apartment-hunt process is like dating and in the end it's not about selling anything, but finding the perfect match.
WASHINGTON — Hospitals, schools and the assembly line at an airplane factory look like pretty good places to be with a recession looming and une...
n a bid to stand out in a sagging housing market, an increasing number of real-estate agents are marketing themselves as eco-friendly -- connecting en...
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