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Top 5 Real Estate Markets for 2020

Top 5 Real Estate Markets for 2020

Published on January 24, 2020 by Sara

Surprisingly, the cities expected to have the most growth in 2020 are nowhere near the coastal large cities you may expect. Instead, home buyers are flocking to areas where they can get more for less. Growing cities in the midwest and southwest dominate growth. Here are the cities that are expected to show continued growth throughout the year.

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How to Sell A Texas Ranch

Home on the Range: How to Sell a Texas Ranch

Published on December 18, 2019 by Kaylee

When you are living in the longest economic expansion in U.S. history selling by auction can change the game for both sellers and buyers.

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Get Ready for a New Year and New Career!

Get Ready for a New Year and New Career!

Published on December 13, 2019 by Kaylee

There are a few things you need to know to get started on the licensing process and start your journey to becoming a stellar real estate salesperson.

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How to Handle Bad Reviews

Published on December 5, 2019 by Sara

Now that you understand the problem, you’re ready to respond. Make sure you respond to all reviews, both positive and negative, in a positive manner. When responding to bad reviews start by thanking the reviewer for their time and valuable input. Apologize for their poor experience without making excuses (yes, even if their complaint is unreasonable. This shows future customers you are dedicated to keeping your customers happy). Let them know how you plan to address the problem. The response below not only addresses client concerns, but also encourages the client to take the conversation off of a public platform, and shows potential customers your dedication to customer care.

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Holiday Home Selling

A Home for the Holidays

Published on December 4, 2019 by Kaylee

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association all believe homes sales will increase steadily over the next year.

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Tips and Tricks to Pass your Real Estate Exam

Tips and Tricks to Pass your Real Estate Exam

Published on December 4, 2019 by Kaylee

Obviously the most important factor in passing the real estate exam is knowing the material. However, don’t lose sight of the goal: passing the test! Learning is great but you can’t use what you’ve learned if you don’t pass.

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A Thriving Brokerage at Your Finger Tips

A Thriving Brokerage at Your Finger Tips

Published on November 21, 2019 by Kaylee

Brokers are driven. Of the fastest-growing real estate firms, 82 percent have a clear and focused vision for the company. Like any business in the real estate industry, brokerages must grow ahead of the communities they serve in order to flourish and profit. Growth is change and with change there is always risk. If you have your own brokerage, you’ve accepted the risk already. If risk makes you nervous, think about the larger risk of stagnation. Now that you’ve taken that risk or want to become a leader in your industry, what should you do to grow and prosper? There are plenty of business models out there so choosing one can be rough. A good foundation for exponential growth in the real estate market is only a few steps away.

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Colorado Real Estate Market

Colder Temperatures Cool Down the Colorado Real Estate Market

Published on November 20, 2019 by Kaylee

After a 6 year long hot real estate market, it is to be expected that the market will cool down. The residential and commercial markets in general remain strong and agents are just now seeing properties remain on the market for longer. Coloradans have seen inventory increases and that’s resulted in increased price reductions and concessions. To put it simply, sellers can’t be as aggressive in their pricing strategy because the market is going from one (sometimes even less) homes per buyer to three or four. This increase gives buyers more options to choose from and less competition when putting in offers. After a heavy multiple offer scenario market, a cool down is a good thing.

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Alaska Real Estate It’s Time to Renew! 500

Alaska Real Estate: It’s Time to Renew!

Published on November 7, 2019 by Kaylee

This time of year can be stressful enough, completing your continuing education doesn’t have to be! With Real Estate Training Institute, you can stay in and use any internet enabled device to complete your courses.

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Michigan Broker Faces Charges for ‘Ponzi-type Scheme’

Michigan Broker Faces Charges for ‘Ponzi-type Scheme’

Published on October 28, 2019 by Kaylee

Six lawsuits have been filed against Viktor Gjonaj in recent weeks in Oakland and Macomb counties alleging he owes nearly $5 million to a variety of investors and contractors.

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