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Real Estate Sales Representative - Skyline Realty
The first broker I worked for in 1993, taught me to "market in the slow economy, and sell in the busy one." That is from my perspective as a real estate professional of course. Let's say you are a buyer, seller, or investor; then what do you do? The answer is "cash is king." Better yet, I call it...
Almost everyone in the real estate world has heard of Craigslist (www.craigslist.org). Prior to its popularity, many well known an established area brokers were discussing the emergence of a "Rental Multiple Listing Service." During those years, just before Craigslist took over the bulk of real e...
In all my years in real estate, I have seen many changes in the way realtors conduct business and process transactions. I have written the article below to help buyers understand "what comes next" when buying a home. Steps to Buying a Home - The Buying Process Buying a home can be one of the most...
I am not an economist, but an experienced realtor. In all my research on the theory of the "real estate bubble," there is always a constant. Over extended borrowers losing their properties to foreclosures and overpaid developers buying it all up to prepare it for a boom. It seems that the only wa...
To sellers considering a flat-fee listing;As a broker, I understand that sometimes sellers need to save every penny they can to make the deal work for their buyers. Many sellers opt for what is called "Flat Fee MLS Listing," which means that the broker simply charges the seller a nominal fee let'...
Lately, I am having to remind buyer that real estate agents and brokers are not licensed mortgage brokers. I find that many buyers expect us to know everything there is to know about the mortgage industry, despite the fact that rules may change at any time. I think that a real estate agent should...

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