Category: Real Estate

Buyers Face a Brighter Affordability Picture This Spring

Slower home price growth, deflated sales, and lower mortgage rates could create abundant opportunities for potential home buyers this spring. Though home prices are still up year over year in all 50 states, the overall affordability outlook is improving, according to Black Knight’s latest Mortgage Monitor Report. The decline in mortgage rates has helped increase […]

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Your City Ranked on Housing Vacancies

The number of vacant homes in an area can greatly reflect the overall health of the local housing market and be an indicator of how easy it may be to buy or sell there, according to a new analysis from LendingTree, an online mortgage marketplace. Buyers generally will have more choices and leeway in negotiations in […]

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10 Skills You Have to Calm Commission Gripes

In part two of a three-part series, glean talking points about your experience in the field, which will come in handy if clients object to the amount they’re paying you. Even if you’re armed with vast amounts of knowledge of the industry, it isn’t very valuable without experience. To use a sports analogy, imagine that Michael Jordan […]

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Use Your Expertise to Justify the Commission

In part one of a three-part series, learn how to explain to prospects and clients that your specific real estate knowledge is worth the money they’ll pay for your services. Everyone wants to feel appreciated, and you’re no different. You want your clients to see the value you bring to the transaction, but many real […]

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