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Negotiating the best real estate deal

September 23, 2020

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While buying real estate, it is important to pay the right price and finalize deals quickly. In some cases, it may be better to finalize quickly at the sellers price. While in other cases, the buyer may walk away if they find that the price is very high. If the buyer is able to win […]


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The Four Most Common Reasons Home Buyers Back Out of Real Estate Transactions

September 16, 2020

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Completing a successful Real Estate Transaction is difficult. It takes several moving parts coming together at the right time to get a deal to the finish line. Even when you have a signed contract you still need the inspection, appraisal, insurance and closing to go off without a hitch. All it takes is one person […]


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Selling An Inherited Property: The 5 Biggest Challenges

September 2, 2020

Inherited property or a property in probate is one of the most difficult ones to deal with. You never know when, due to a chain of unexpected events, you might end up being the owner of an inherited property. With all the laws and bureaucratic processes involved, the changing of titles of ownership itself is […]


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How To Attract Tenants To Your Rental Property

August 26, 2020

Having a quality rental property is not enough to attract tenants. In hot markets good rentals may be a dime a dozen. You need to come up with ways to have your property stand out from the crowd. Instead of massive upgrades throughout the property you are better off making subtle, but impactful, changes. Updating […]


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The Problem With Low Rent

August 19, 2020

Many low and middle-income earners know that a large portion of their paycheck goes to cover the cost of rent.  This makes them think that they should always opt for low rent apartments.  Their dreams of home-ownership then becomes almost completely out of reach or like a mirage. Without even knowing, this idea has brought […]


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How To Be A Better Landlord

August 12, 2020

Investing in rental properties can be one of the most difficult things you do in real estate. It can also be one of the most profitable if executed properly. Being a landlord is not exactly rocket science. You find a property, make subtle improvements, get good tenants and collect rent checks. Your rent checks should exceed […]


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Who Pays the Real Estate Commissions?

July 27, 2020

In a typical listing agreement, instructions are defined in writing for how both Listing Agent and Buyer’s Agent receive their commission at the Close of Escrow. Industry Standard suggest the Listing Agent receives about 3.5% in a normal transaction while the Buyer’s Agent receives about 2.5%. Does that mean the seller or the buyer pays […]


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Don’t Make These Home Selling Mistakes

July 22, 2020

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As with anything, there are do’s and don’ts when it comes to selling your home. Some of the biggest mistakes are arguably the easiest to avoid, which becomes especially important if you are selling or thinking about selling your house without a Realtor. Here are four home selling mistakes you should consider avoiding at all costs. Pricing […]


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6 Red Flags With Any Rental Property Purchase

July 15, 2020

A quality rental property can completely transform your portfolio. The idea of having tenants provide you with monthly cash flow while reducing your loan balance is a very appealing thought. However, not every property makes a good rental. It is important to always do your due diligence on every prospective rental purchase you make. There are times […]


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Selling Your Home? Consider These Five Drawbacks of a Lender-Financed Offer

July 8, 2020

All offers are not created equally. It cannot be stated enough just how important it is to choose the right offer, not just the one with the highest price. The right offer is one that actually closes and allows you to move on from the transaction. The wrong offer has an unexpected problem at the […]


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