10 questions I asked when choosing an Agent Recently, my wife got the bug to move just because her brother was (I quickly killed that bug – we are NOT moving). I did however have a chance to interview 4 Real Estate agents. I quickly learned that they are not all created equal. I took some notes specifically for Dumb Little Man.
Why Do People Become Redfin Agents? Big news! Redfin just published a video about why people become Redfin agents. I make a corny appearance at the beginning and the end, but mostly we just ask Redfin agents what they like about it here. And they respond in very genuine, and sometimes surprising, ways: Document Checklist If a member of the household not listed on the loan is contributing to the household expenses, the non-borrower must also provide: If a member of the household who is not listed on the loan is contributing to the household expenses, the non-borrower must also provide: Request for Transcript of Tax Return (IRS Form 4506-T) Opens in a new window Non-Borrower Credit Authorization Form Opens in a new window
How to Export Contacts from Top Producer This article will provide information about exporting contacts from Top Producer CRM into a .csv (Comma Separated Value) file that can be edited and saved locally on your computer. A .csv file is a standard file format that can be viewed and edited by a spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel, and is commonly accepted as an import file by most 3rd party programs and services. Watch the Video
How landlords can steer clear of bad tenants The following article is from Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine. Any landlord who has been involved in the real estate rental business for more than a few years has likely come across a tenant disaster, or at least knows somebody who has. One of the most common comments we hear from prospective, current, and former landlords relates to the headaches caused by accidentally renting to a bad tenant. The relationship between landlord and tenant is known to be rocky, at the very least, and disastrous or expensive in a worst-case situation. Pros & Cons of iContact Email Marketing Service - TopTenREVIEWS The intent of email marketing services is to keep businesses and customers connected. iContact has found the right formula for that purpose, combining every tool necessary to help you reach out to and focus on the right customers to attract repeat business. It's easy to get lost if you're managing several email advertising campaigns at once, but this service keeps it simple. Its packages come with marketing templates or HTML coding options, depending on how involved you'd like to get in the campaign.
Top 10 Things All REALTORS® Should Be Doing Here are ten essential things every Realtor should be doing to maximize their business success. Enjoy! 1. Continue to provide value to past clients The relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue to stay “top of mind” and provide value. How to Nurture Real Estate Leads with Content Marketing SUBSCRIBE TO OUR VIP LIST to get the latest and most effective real estate marketing tips & hacks that we don’t post on our blog. We deliver these right to your inbox and they’re completely FREE! As you should know by now, just having a website will never guarantee that you will generate business from it. On that same note, just getting lots of traffic, and even attracting a good amount of leads, does not mean that you will actually get new clients either.
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15 Hottest Housing Markets Right Now The housing market has been gaining strength this spring, according to realtor.com®’s latest housing report. Median list prices rose to $225,000 in April – up 9 percent year-over-year. As prices rise, homes are staying on the market for less time too. The median number of days on the market was 73 in April, down 12 percent over last year. Inventory supplies also ticked up 5 percent in April over March, offering more choices for buyers. Still, inventories remain down over last year’s numbers. First take on spring sales: Get ready for big year in real estate The first results are in, and this could be the year everyone has been waiting for: the first big millennials year. This year could be the breakout year when we blow past the doldrums that shackled sales this past fall — the year that the recovery got down to business. It’s still winter in February north of the Mason-Dixon Line, especially this year. But when March rolls around, things get serious, and the very first returns are in. Unlike elections, where exit voters determine elections, in the real estate business all that counts are closings, and the numbers are good in some places — downright great in others.
Best Google+ Real Estate Articles April 2015 In most areas of the country, the spring real estate market is in “full swing!” April, May, and June in my local, Webster NY Real Estate Market, are the busiest months of the entire year for real estate. Just because it’s the busiest time of the year, doesn’t mean the number of top real estate articles that are being written rapidly decreases.