The Importance of Home Inspections

According to the Porch survey, at least 88% of buyers seek a home inspector's services for their purchase. When an offer to buy a home enters into a contract, there are many costs, such as the lawyer and ...

Top Things That Can Go Wrong in a Real Estate Transaction

Every real estate sale is uniquely different. Some sales run smoother than others while others can be nightmares. Not one side is at fault for this, buyers and sellers both have their own horror stories. ...

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The Power of Positive Reinforcement in the Workplace

Ask anyone who has had a bad job what made that job so bad, and they’ll likely tell you that that their boss was the root of the problem. A company’s culture starts at the top, which means that whether ...

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Want to Start a Business? Here’s How.

While there is something to be said for working for a larger company as a paid employee (namely, the consistency of your paycheck and any benefits that are bundled into your contract), the barrier for entry as ...

Why the House Hacking Trend Continues to Gain Momentum

There are many different ways to invest in real estate these days. You can buy an apartment building and rent out each unit individually. You can buy a single-family house and rent it to a single tenant. You ...

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Why Retirees Should Consider Investing in Rental Real Estate

For many people, the mere thought of retiring is enough to induce feelings of profound anxiety about their future financial safety and security. Without the consistency of a paycheck that provides a single, ...

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Why E-mail Marketing is a Crucial Tool for Real Estate Agents

In recent years, e-mail has largely usurped the phone as the preferred method of communication in most industries. E-mail is mobile, immediate and easily used to transmit links, images and videos - and it is ...

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The 4 Steps for Getting a Real Estate License

As I’ve said before on this blog, I believe that Real Estate is one of the few industries that offers the opportunity for financial and professional success to everyone who has a vested interest in pursuing ...

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Why Go Into Real Estate?

Everyone enjoys a Horatio Alger story, but the truth is, there are a number of long-established industries in America that are difficult to break into without a certain background and toolkit. To many people, ...