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Using Instagram for real estate

Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform out there. In the last half of 2017, Instagram grew its audience by almost 25 percent.

If real estate agents and agencies have not started putting together an Instagram strategy, now would be a good time to start. 778 more words


Housing Markets with Lowest Vacancy Rates

Smart targeting of housing markets for residential property investments means selecting metropolitan areas in which housing demand exceeds housing supply and population is growing. A good indicator of the market conditions prevailing in a rental housing market is the rental… 352 more words

Residential Property Investment

The FED Raised Rates - Is It Still A Good Time To Buy/Sell A Home?

As was widely expected, The Federal Reserve raised interest rates, and indicated that they will continue to do so throughout the year.  This actually indicates that things are good in our economy… a positive sign that consumers are spending money, and prices are being pushed upward by the forces of supply and demand.  281 more words

Residential Real Estate

Residential Property Investment Targeting

A basic residential property investment philosophy promoted by many real estate gurus is that of finding a motivated seller, buying below market and quickly reselling at market, thus making a handsome profit.  737 more words

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Should You Remove the Appraisal Contingency When Purchasing Residential Property?

What is an appraisal?

A home appraisal is an unbiased estimate of the true (or fair market) value of what a home is worth. All lenders order an appraisal during the mortgage loan process so that there is an objective way to access the home’s market value and ensure that the amount of money requested by the borrower is appropriate. 492 more words

Residential Real Estate

Is Your For Sale Residence Instagram Influencer and Hashtag Ready

I just finished an article in The New York Times titled Hashtag Open House concerning brokers hiring influencers to promote their listings. While the trend seems to at present be relegated to Los Angeles and New York City is this a marketing program a seller of a residence or their broker consider? 573 more words

Real Estate

Why I believe the Housing Market is Overheated An Example with Statistics

This morning a listing alert came on my MLS advising 549 Lafayette St is on the market asking $800K. This is the exact type of home my wife and I have been looking for. 613 more words

Real Estate