How Do I Set Healthy Boundaries in Real Estate?

When it comes to setting boundaries in the real estate business, what works for someone else may not work for you. It’s up to you to determine what’s best for you and your life. There are many different levels of boundaries in real estate from complete availability to strict business hours. The right clients will…

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New To Real Estate? Hold Open Houses

If you’re new to real estate, you may be wondering where to start! The wide world of real estate can be intimidating especially when you’re first starting out. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and lost when it comes to your new real estate business. One of the first steps when starting any new business is…

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The American Dream!

Where’s Paradise? California Community to Rebuild or Relocate After Deadly Camp Fire By Liz Dominguez Just two months ago, nearly 27,000 residents of Paradise in Butte County, Calif., fled the all-consuming flames of the Camp Fire, which broke out on November 8, killing at least 86 people in the region and destroying nearly 14,000 homes—an…

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2019 HOUSING FORECAST

Forecasting Housing in 2019: Not Better for Buyers, but Not Worse By Suzanne De Vita If the expectations about housing in 2019 can be summed up in one word, it’s this: balanced. After months and months on a runaway track, home prices have started to temper, and will continue to moderate in the upcoming year,…

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HOUSING AMERICA’S AGING POPULATION

Housing America’s Aging Population: The Challenges Ahead By Liz Dominguez Today’s head of household is largely over 50 years old, according to a recent report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS), “Housing America’s Older Adults 2018.” In fact, households headed by someone over 65 represent 55 percent of the nation’s households, while…

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Home Maintenance Checklist by Better Homes and Gardens

Home Maintenance Checklist Owning and caring for a home is a big responsibility, but the right repair tools and maintenance tips allow for easy living. Smoothly navigate your home’s seasonal upkeep with our home maintenance checklist and expert advice. Pinterest Bookmark More Pinterest Like a health physical, a home maintenance schedule is important for every…

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IT IS A GREAT TIME TO SELL !!!

NAR: Dried-Up Inventory Keeps Prices on the Rise By Suzanne De Vita Share This Post Now! With critical inventory levels persisting, there have been fewer home sales to show for the year—and, with that, elevated home prices, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) quarterly report. Across major markets in the third quarter of…

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The Right Real Estate Brokerage Could Triple Your Income By Tom Davidson Share This Post Now! What is your earning potential as a real estate professional? It’s an important question to keep asking throughout your career. Real Estate Express’ 2018 Real Estate Agent Income Guide found real estate agent income varies by brokerage type—meaning you…

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U.S. AUGUST HOME PRICE TRENDS

FHFA Index: August Home Prices On-Trend By RISMedia Staff Share This Post Now! With an 0.3 percent gain month-over-month, August home prices remained on-trend, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Home Price Index (HPI). On an annual basis, the HPI rose 6.1 percent. Based on Census division: Pacific Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington…

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