Real Estate Agent 101 – How to Become a Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Agent 101 - How to Become a Real Estate AgentThe Great Recession has been over for several years and although many people still are feeling the strains of that protracted economic debacle, the housing market is improving.

Ask some estate agents and brokers if there is a bad time to be in real estate and they will tell you, “No.” The estate industry fluctuates with agents entering and exiting the business. The housing market is up, down, (more…)

admin / January 26, 2016 / Agents Realtors / 0 Comments

Know the Advantages of Local Housing Association

Know the Advantages of Local Housing AssociationBuying a house is a matter of great importance in every person’s life. Therefore it is very important to think prudently and plan sufficiently before buying a house. Purchasing a house can be one of the biggest decisions that a person can take in his life.

But although it is a very important decision many people feel intimidated by the idea of buying a house. The problem (more…)

admin / January 23, 2016 / Property Management / 0 Comments

Keys To Closing Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Keys To Closing Commercial Real Estate TransactionsAnyone who thinks Closing a commercial real estate transaction is a clean, easy, stress-free undertaking has never closed a commercial real estate transaction. Expect the unexpected, and be prepared to deal with it.

I’ve been closing commercial real estate transactions for nearly 30 years. I grew up in the commercial real estate business.

My father was a “land guy”. He assembled land, put in infrastructure (more…)

admin / January 18, 2016 / Commercial Property / 0 Comments

Things You Must Do in Marketing a Shopping Centre Today

Things You Must Do in Marketing a Shopping Centre TodayA retail shopping centre is very special type of property. It requires the skillful efforts of leasing, management, and marketing to make it consistently perform for the landlord. All three of these elements are specialised processes that should be merged into a Retail property Business Plan each year. To a large degree this is the job of the centre manager who then reports to the landlord, and then (more…)

admin / January 13, 2016 / Property Management / 0 Comments

HOA Property Managers Need Call Centers to Service Clients

HOA Property Managers Need Call Centers to Service ClientsIt continues to surprise me that HOA management companies have still failed to adopt call center technology to help serve their customers.

I can’t tell you how often our sales team gets calls from Board members saying that their existing community manager is “never available to take their calls and that the community manager is unresponsive to the home owners in the community.” Trying not to ridicule the other (more…)

admin / January 12, 2016 / Property Management / 0 Comments

Top 8 Things To Avoid In The Real Estate Agent You Choose To List Your Home

Top 8 Things To Avoid In The Real Estate Agent You Choose To List Your Home1 *Agents that are rude. Sellers often pick these agents under the mistaken impression that it will benefit them because they have a “tough agent”. But in most real estate markets, other agents typically don’t want to deal with them and are less likely to show their listings. Additionally, when buyers run into a rude listing agent, they are more inclined to come away with a negative impression of the property (more…)

admin / January 8, 2016 / Agents Realtors / 0 Comments

A Symbolic Fire

A Symbolic FireSome incidents have a symbolic meaning. An recent example, perhaps not perceived as such, is the destruction of the architecture faculty of the University in Delft.

“A short-circuit in a coffee machine is thought to be the cause of the fire which swept through Delft University’s architecture faculty on Tuesday, destroying a large part of the 14-storey building. (more…)

admin / January 7, 2016 / Homes / 0 Comments

Can a Real Estate Broker Help Me With a Short Sale?

Can a Real Estate Broker Help Me With a Short Sale?Using a real estate broker during your efforts to sell your home in a short sale can be very helpful. It will relieve you of much of the stress of leaning the processes, locating forms, and knowing who to contact. A broker with experience in short sales, will know the paperwork, and will be able to assist you. He will also be with you during the entire process, from sales to closing (more…)

admin / December 30, 2015 / Agents Realtors / 0 Comments

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