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How Successful Real Estate Agents Position Themselves on Facebook

How Successful Real Estate Agents Position Themselves on Facebook | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
How Successful Real Estate Agents Position Themselves on Facebook | Tom Ferry is recognized as the #1 Educator in Real Estate; his coaching programs, training products and live events will help you live and work by design!
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This is one of those rare articles that provides great insight in an understandable concise manner.  The point that caught my eye immediately is that "2 of 3 people searching for a prospective real estate professional research them extensively online prior to working with them."  Your Facebook page should show potential clients how you can help them.  Do this by showing them how you have helped others rather than all the houses you have sold.  This is a must read for those who use social media.

 

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5 reasons now is the perfect time to list a home

5 reasons now is the perfect time to list a home | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Housing choices are more limited right now, which might create pent up demand. Here are 5 reasons it makes sense to put a home on the market right now.
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Give your prospects some more incentive to take action (with you) now.

 

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Flipboard on Flipboard

Flipboard on Flipboard | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
13 Magazines | 18,377 Articles | 174.6M Followers | 22 Likes | @flipboard | Official Flipboard account
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Your opinion matters.

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First-time buyers are going straight for the forever homes

First-time buyers are going straight for the forever homes | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Are First-time Homebuyers Snubbing ‘Starter Homes’ in Favor of Forever Homes?
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Are starter homes a thing of the past?

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4 Questions to Help Agents Break Out

4 Questions to Help Agents Break Out | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
At some point, goodjust isn’t good enough. Real estate brokers who accept the status quo from agents cheat themselves and their teams out of reaching their full potential. When agents take a passive approach (such as relying on social media or e-mail to contact potential buyers) they are not challenged and they sell less.
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An excellent article to help you break away from beliefs that may be holding you back.  Short and to the point.

 

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74% of Households in the US Now Have Significant Equity!

74% of Households in the US Now Have Significant Equity! | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 74% now actually have significant equity (defined as more than 20%)!
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8 Things Real Estate Agents Should Be Doing For Home Sellers

8 Things Real Estate Agents Should Be Doing For Home Sellers | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Here are 8 things a real estate agent should be doing for home sellers. All home sellers should expect these things from their Realtor.
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Many good things to know about how to get and retain clients.

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The 22 Worst LinkedIn Sins

The 22 Worst LinkedIn Sins | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Take a look at these LinkedIn profile, connection, and interaction mistakes, and if any ring true for you, resolve to make good today.
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LinkedIn is one of the best networking platforms you can use to grow your business. You should correct these mistakes if you have made them.

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Realtors Reveal: 5 Home Buyers From Hell -- and How You Can Avoid Being One

Realtors Reveal: 5 Home Buyers From Hell -- and How You Can Avoid Being One | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
These five buyers were a total nightmare. Are you guilty of the same home-buying behavior? The post Realtors Reveal: 5 Home Buyers From Hell -- and How You Can Avoid Being One appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.
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Avoid these types of buyers to save time and stress less.

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Ask a Real Estate Pro: Seller frustrated by junky home next door

Ask a Real Estate Pro: Seller frustrated by junky home next door | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Seller should keep complaining to city officials about the condition of the home next door
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Advice from a Florida real estate attorney on how to get your neighbor to clean up his act.

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Home Sales and Data | The Energy Collective

Home Sales and Data | The Energy Collective | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Closing the sale fast, at a high price: that’s the name of the real estate game.
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Be sure to properly promote your "green" listings.

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Why It's Better to Live Near a Target Than a Walmart

Why It's Better to Live Near a Target Than a Walmart | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
The difference between living near a Target vs. a Walmart could be pretty substantial to the value of your home.
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27% increase in value vs. 16%.

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Accountants Reveal How Owning a Home Saves on Taxes

Accountants Reveal How Owning a Home Saves on Taxes | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Accountants Reveal How Owning a Home Saves on Taxes
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Third party endorsements for buying homes can help motivate your buyers.

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5 reasons now is the perfect time to list a home

5 reasons now is the perfect time to list a home | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Housing choices are more limited right now, which might create pent up demand. Here are 5 reasons it makes sense to put a home on the market right now.
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Give your prospects some more incentive to take action (with you) now.

 

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Flipboard on Flipboard

Flipboard on Flipboard | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
13 Magazines | 18,795 Articles | 175.5M Followers | 22 Likes | @flipboard | Official Flipboard account
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Make sure you understand the rationale behind these warnings. Be aware, many E&O policies have lower limits on discrimination lawsuits.

 

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The Housing Market Is Finally Starting to Look Healthy

The Housing Market Is Finally Starting to Look Healthy | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Millennials are in the mood to buy, and homebuilders are starting to produce more of the starter houses they demand.
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This looks like good long term news for the real estate industry.

 

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What moms look for when buying a house

What moms look for when buying a house | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Open floor plans, a mud room, and an office so parents can keep tabs on their kids.
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This may help you understand your buyers.

 

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Why Starter Homes Are Disappearing

Why Starter Homes Are Disappearing | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
The traditional American starter home is "disappearing," but not in the way you might think. Renting has a lot to do with it.
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How Virtual Reality Will Revolutionize Multiple Industries

How Virtual Reality Will Revolutionize Multiple Industries | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
A version of this piece first appeared on Medium from the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism. Virtual and augmented reality isn't just the new cool thing.
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Wow!  Virtual Reality as a sales tool.  And you could take the gear home and play video games after work.

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Does Your Home Appeal to Overseas Buyers?

Does Your Home Appeal to Overseas Buyers? | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
If you're in the right housing market, make sure you're grabbing the eye of international investors.
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Make yourself an expert in this niche and gain more clients.

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7 Secrets Real Estate Agents Know About Bathroom Renovations

7 Secrets Real Estate Agents Know About Bathroom Renovations | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Bathrooms are often a top priority for a home renovation, and with good reason. According to Brown Harris Stevens real estate agent Katharine Tuckerman, when it comes time to resell, a "bathroom can make or break a deal." In an older building
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Sometimes you have to help your sellerimprove the house for a quicker higher sale.

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Spring forward: 4 housing market predictions from residential experts

Spring forward: 4 housing market predictions from residential experts | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.
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Interesting predictions about housing around the country.

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Learn to build your skills working with foreign buyers | Inman

Learn to build your skills working with foreign buyers | Inman | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
The South Florida real estate market attracts foreign homebuyers from all over the world, and each submarket has unique features of their own. 
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What works in Miami can work in Atlanta, L.A. and other cities.

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House Numerology: Lucky Real Estate Pricing - Real Estate 101 - Trulia Blog

House Numerology: Lucky Real Estate Pricing - Real Estate 101 - Trulia Blog | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
How to price your home for sale? Try house numerology and proven trends to take advantage of lucky numbers when choosing a real estate pricing strategy.
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OK.  This is the strangest tip we have posted.  Select the sales price based on superstition?!

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Blame owners, not builders, for housing crunch

Blame owners, not builders, for housing crunch | Real Estate Sales Tips | Scoop.it
Trulia study cites gap between mid-and high-priced homes, growth of investor-owned units
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Help your buyers qualify and get around this problem.

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