29 Real Estate Agent #RulesofEtiquette

Leaving feedback on listings can seem like a chore. But Sidney-Nebraska-based agent Kathy King thinks agents owe it to colleagues to take the time to explain what they and their clients think are the strengths and shortcomings of a home. Her habit of providing this input hasn’t only pleased other agents; it actually has resulted in a transaction. “True story: We…

5 Reasons To #SellMyHome Now Before Winter Hits

People across the country are beginning to think about what their life will look like next year. It happens every Fall. We ponder whether we should relocate to a different part of the country to find better year-round weather or perhaps move across the state for better job opportunities. Homeowners in this situation must consider…

#RealEstateReport Strong Market Outlook Across All States

The seasonal uptick in market activity during spring and summer, the low interest rate environment, and recent initiatives such as the reduction in FHA mortgage insurance premium (by 0.5 percentage points) and down payment  requirements (from 5 percent to 3 percent) for GSE-backed loans are likely underpinning the higher confidence. The above map shows the REALTOR®…

Benefits of A #GreenRealEstateBlog

Everyone is going green & living a more sustainable lifestyle in one way or another. From building eco-friendly homes to healthy eating. But what about your real estate blog?… By producing a green real estate blog it will become enduring, unfading, constant and endless for all viewers. Intriguing blog posts of your local real estate &…

#HomeStaging Influences Sales

Homeowners know it’s very important to keep a home clean, bright and free from clutter while it’s on the market for sale. Taking the extra step to stage a home can make a huge difference in how a buyer values & views it up to go above & beyond their standards. The price a seller receives for a sale…

Local Real Estate Experts Needed!

In every city, in every area, we need an Expert Lifestyle Realtor – why not that person be you! I challenge every Realtor out there to be the best they can be to become their areas Expert Lifestyle Realtor. What does that mean?…it means that you should be your areas “go-to,” “#1″ agent for all things real estate…

What is an Expert #LifestyleRealtor?…

By being an Expert Lifestyle Realtor you are the “Go-To”, “#1″ agent for your vicinity. We all know the power of the internet and the great avenues of real estate it brings to the public. I specialize in marketing agents whose real estate goal is becoming their areas Expert Lifestyle Realtor. You will be the one whose website content, blog and social…

Top #RealEstateTrends2015

Drones, more loans, apps for phones: What will be the “it” trends to watch for and follow this year?… What gadgets or offerings will help you with everything from simplifying day-to-day tasks to growing your business? No one can predict the future, but nothing comes completely out of left field — taking a quick look…

Improved #HomeSales Predicted For 2015

Existing home sales and home prices are expected to rise next year, according to an economic forecast presented by, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, and director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

5 Advantages of #BuyingForeclosed Property

Buying foreclosed properties is always a great option for potential home buyers as it comes with multiple benefits. There are a number of companies like Ameraco that are working in this field for long and can guide you through the process efficiently. You can easily get in touch with one of them by going through…

#AutumnRealEstateAdvice

Here are a few signs you’re in great shape heading into this fall and adjustments you can make to get there if things aren’t exactly “looking up.” 1. Make sure all your profiles are up to date – check out the views & traffic – make sure they increase. Tomorrow’s clients are today’s Web visitors. If you’re…

#Cortana vs #Siri

The ad is titled “Siri vs. Cortana – Mirror Mirror” and depicts Cortana and Siri talking to each other about a number of features on the new HTC One M8 for Windows. Cortana demonstrates how it can work with a user’s calendar and traffic to provide route and mapping information… The new ad follows the below…

7 Signs of An Upcoming Neighborhood

Real estate is an industry that’s all about your hyperlocal expertise. As an agent, you specialize in specific ZIP codes, home types, client types — you name it. This industry is as much about niche specialties as it gets. That said, if you want to be the agent who blows away the competition and makes your…

Budget Friendly Tips For #RenewingRenters

When renewal season rolls around, how are you enticing your residents to stay in your units for another year? Incentivizing tenants to renew their lease while staying within your budget can be a tricky balancing act. By providing residents with perks they actually want, you’ll save the time and money needed to turn over a…