Housing Bubble? We Don’t Think So [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Hispanic Housing Market: Study Addresses Discrimination

If you want to work with the Hispanic community, the first thing you have to do is understand their fears concerning the real estate process and why they have those fears. A study just released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Housing Discrimination against Racial and Ethnic Minorities 2012, addresses these […]

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House Sale Price: List It Right from the Beginning

With house prices increasing across the country, sellers may think they can list their homes at a higher price and adjust if necessary. That may not be a good strategy. This is a post we ran last year by Ken H. Johnson, Ph.D. — Florida International University (FIU) and Editor of the Journal of Housing […]

Buying a Home? How the Serenity Prayer May Help

You may be frustrated while attempting to buy a home in today’s market. You may feel powerless to the process. How could YOU possibly know whether the current good news about housing will continue? There is no doubt that today’s real estate market is extremely difficult to navigate. However, we want you to know that […]

Buying a House? 3 Reasons to Do it Now!

Here are three great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1.) Prices Will Continue to Rise Standard & Poors recently upgraded their 2013 forecast for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index to an 11% year-over-year increase from their original 8% projection. The Home Price Expectation Survey, which polls a distinguished panel of […]

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Home Mortgage Rates Climbing [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Millennials: A New Market and a New Generation

Today, we are honored to have Justin DeCesare, CEO of Middleton & Associates Real Estate in La Jolla, as our guest blogger. Justin has written a manual for new agents that is a must read for the new technology centered Real Estate market. It is available online in both print and Kindle editions. – The […]

Senior Housing: A Call to Action!

Today, we are honored to have senior housing expert, John Downey, as our guest blogger. As Director of Prestige Senior Living (www.prestigeseniorliving.net), John has created a national Seniors real estate division focusing on the unique needs of our growing seniors population. – The KCM Crew We are a nation of trends. From music to fashion […]

5 Ways to Use Video to Improve Your Real Estate Marketing

Today, we are honored to have industry icon, Stephen Schweickart, as our guest blogger. He is the founder and CEO of VScreen, the nation’s leading video services company within the Real Estate industry. Stephen, just today, announced the launch of his company’s new video marketing tool, MarketVideos, which gives agents the tools to keep their […]

Selling a House? 5 Reasons You Should Do It Now

Many are talking about why now is a great time to buy a home. Today, we want to look at why it might also be an opportune time to sell your house. Here are the Top 5 Reasons we believe now may be a perfect time to put your house on the market. 1.) Demand […]

Ethnic Belief in Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Information from a Better Homes And Gardens Real Estate Survey

What It Takes to Differentiate Yourself in Real Estate

What separates the average agents from the top producers in the real estate industry? Actually, it is quite simple. The top producing agent conveys such a keen understanding of the real estate market that the consumer finds it easy to depend on them as a trusted advisor. The great agent anticipates the concerns a buyer […]

Institutional Investors:Their Impact on the Housing Market

The real estate conversation in many corners has been dominated by the potential impact that ‘institutional investors’ may have had and will continue to have on the housing market. Institutional investor is a term used to define organizations which pool large sums of money and invest those sums in securities, real property and other investment […]

Short Sales: Are the Numbers Beginning to Slide?

RealtyTrac recently released their Q1 2013 U.S. Foreclosure & Short Sales Report™. One of the more interesting revelations in the report was the decrease in the number of short sales being completed. According to the report, properties not in foreclosure that sold as short sales in the first quarter accounted for an estimated 15% of […]

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Buying a House: Is Now the Time?

The real estate community is often criticized for always seeming to have a Pollyanna attitude about the housing market. Many believe that the industry’s current call ‘to buy now’ is nothing more than a scare tactic with the sole purpose of creating more commissions for the industry. Let’s take a look at whether or not […]

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Home Repairs: The Price of Ignoring Them [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Building the Ultimate Real Estate Brand

Seth Godin is one of the greatest thought leaders on the subject of marketing of our generation (if not of all time). American Way Magazine calls him, “America’s Greatest Marketer,” and his blog is perhaps the most popular in the world written by a single individual. Seth has written fourteen books and every one has […]

Senior Housing: Silver Tsunami About to Hit

Some look at this photo and see empty railroad tracks with nothing in sight, so they may turn and walk away. Au contraire, for the social caring and business opportunists among us. Armed with in-depth research and enough data to mold an entire business plan, I set out to explore where the train was coming […]

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When To Buy a House? RIGHT NOW!

After witnessing the housing bubble ‘pop’ just a few years ago, many would be buyers may be hesitant to pull the trigger. Today, we want to explain that the greatest risk a buyer can take right now is actually waiting to buy a home. We realize that every purchaser wants to be able to get […]