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4 Fresh Ideas for Winning the Listing

Real Estate Express 2019-03-11

Being a real estate professional is competitive, and it can take thinking outside the box to stand out and get real estate listings. While there are common methods to winning business, there is no set rule book of tactics when it comes to real…

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Understanding Homeowners Associations

Real Estate Express 2016-05-17

The function of a homeowners association (HOA) is to protect and enhance the common areas of that association. Homeowners associations can consist of anything from 10 to 3,000 homes, which could be single-family, townhomes, condos, or a mix. The HOA might be responsible for…

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How to Work with Real Estate Appraisers

Real Estate Express 2016-05-10

Real estate appraisers are crucial players in many home sales. Ordinarily, the mortgage provider hires the appraiser, after a purchase has been agreed on and a home loan has been applied for, to determine the value of the home and whether it makes sense…

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How to Master Real Estate Negotiations

Real Estate Express 2016-03-24

As a real estate agent, your income is determined by your ability to close the deal. To successfully master the art of real estate negotiations, you’ll want to find the most creative and powerful negotiation strategies. Finding clients is only the first step in…

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Succeeding with Short Sale Clients

Real Estate Express 2016-03-17

As a new real estate agent, you may want to spend time researching the benefits of marketing to short sale clients. Successful short sale agents can generate significant amounts of commissions in much shorter amounts of closing time. They often have very happy, relieved,…

SEO Tips for New Real Estate Agents

Real Estate Express 2016-03-10

When people are thinking about buying a house, 42% first look for properties online. Only 14% contact a real estate agent to begin their search. Furthermore, 82% of buyers find online websites to be the most useful source of information on properties, according to…

5 Real Estate Prospecting Plays for New Agents

5 Real Estate Prospecting Plays for New Agents

Real Estate Express 2016-03-02

Once you’ve earned your real estate license, you’re going to need a healthy pipeline of prospects to support your real estate career and help keep your business afloat and thriving. One way to build up that pipeline is through time-tested real estate prospecting plays. Here’s…

Beginner's guide to real estate marketing

Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Marketing

Real Estate Express 2015-12-15

As a real estate agent, one of your most important roles is that of marketer. You’re marketing your clients’ properties. You’re marketing your community to potential buyers. You’re constantly marketing yourself and your services. Are you new to the business? Keep reading for some…

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Top 5 Ways to Earn More as a Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Express 2015-05-19

With TV shows like Million Dollar Listing skewing the public’s perceptions of agents’ earnings, there may be some disconnect between what people think an agent makes and what they actually take home when it’s all said and done. According to the National Association of…

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