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The real estate market is improving as prices increase and interest rates decrease, providing us with larger numbers of houses on the market with a short listing period. Baby boomers are purchasing smaller houses, seeking for condominiums in downtown areas and grasping onto a different lifestyle. Baby boomers are recognizing...

November 8, 2012, 1:42 pm — By

Now that all of the bi-partisan bickering has ended and the hoopla has died down, Obama must face an immediate challenge with the housing market after winning re-election. A recent article from Inman News discusses these challenges, which include the following: 1) The Fiscal Cliff According to the Budget Control Act of...

August 27, 2012, 3:25 pm — By

Despite the sluggish economic recovery in the U.S., home sales have been increasing at a rate that leaves economists optimistic for the housing market to add to economic growth for the first time in seven years. An article in REALTOR Mag (from the National Association of REALTORS®) discusses how experts are predicting...

August 22, 2012, 4:13 pm — By

In case you need some convincing stats to use in your next listing presentation, a recent survey conducted by HomeGain concluded that sellers are 120% more likely to successfully sell their home using a Real Estate Agent than selling on their own. Over 400 homeowners were surveyed on whether they used a REALTOR to sell...

August 21, 2012, 1:13 pm — By

A recent Redfin survey of 1,800 active home sellers found that many are holding back from selling their homes because they are expecting the values of their homes to rise in the near future. According to the survey, 38% of the home sellers asked said they plan to hold off on selling their house for over a year, while only...

July 26, 2012, 2:51 pm — By

According to Zillow’s second quarter Real Estate Market Reports home values have increased 2.1% during the first two quarters of 2012. It is the first annual increase in United States home values since 2007. It is the fourth consecutive month that home values have increased. This comes on the heels of national home...

July 3, 2012, 1:46 pm — By

A recent article on Bloomberg News illustrates how Buyers are taking advantage of low interest rates to purchase new homes or refinance their mortgages.   According to the article, sales of existing homes were up 9.6 percent in May compared to a year ago, with 4.6 million homes changing hands at a seasonally adjusted...

March 20, 2012, 12:13 pm — By

Anyone who reads Real Estate Marketing blogs has most likely seen some sort of post on how to use Pinterest for Real Estate and Property Marketing. Pinterest is a fairly new social media platform that is gaining increasing traction in the Real Estate Marketing world. It was designed as a way for people to “pin”...

January 6, 2012, 10:32 am — By

As a Real Estate Marketing professional you live your business life constantly on the go. That’s why it’s essential to utilize your mobile device whenever you have to be out of the office, to make sure potential buyers are finding your listings. Which are the most common mobile apps that potential buyers are using to...