Monthly Archives: December 2013

Best Facebook business pages are like zombies

Online Marketing

Zombies. You know they are the monster du jour, right? From “The Walking Dead” to “World War Z” to the “Zombie Apocalypse.” We all think zombies are dead and evil and must be destroyed. But in order to destroy something, ...

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Insurance Considerations for Real Estate Investors

Insurance Considerations for Real Estate Investors

In any kind of investing, making money is only half the battle. You must also expend considerable effort, time and capital on protecting your gains and making sure they aren’t stripped away from you, whether by an act of God, ...

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Can you actually afford to move?

Can You Afford to Move

Perhaps you’ve always wanted to live in the heart of your city, have a bigger house with a backyard, or live on your own, but there’s an important question to answer before making any changes: Can you actually afford to ...

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The End of Mortgage Debt Forgiveness?

End of Mortgage Debt

The good news in the housing market is that foreclosure starts are at a 95-month low, according to RealtyTrac, the nation’s leading collector and aggregator of foreclosure data. The bad news, at least for distressed homeowners who will need to ...

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Creating the Perfect Family Room

Family Room Decorating

With the exception of the kitchen, perhaps no other room in the home is enjoyed more by the entire family than the “family room.” It’s a social gathering spot where movies or sporting events are enjoyed, where friends are entertained, ...

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Home Sales and Prices Increase, U.S. Housing Market to Improve in 2014

home sales - sales volume

Investors, Cash Buyers Continue to Drive Housing Recovery We are ending the year with some excellent news for the housing market. Home sales were up in November, and so were home prices. According to housing data firm RealtyTrac, U.S. residential ...

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No. 1 Mistake Real Estate Agents Make in Lead Generation

Real Estate Agents Make in Lead Generation

Stop throwing away awesome prospects and start nurturing them Let’s start this out with a single truth: A lead is the name and contact information for someone who is potentially a future client. That’s it. It’s not something fancy. There ...

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5 Common Home-Buying Mistakes

5 Common Home-Buying Mistakes

Make a mistake cutting your kids’ hair and it’s OK – it will grow back, right? Make a mistake during a real estate transaction, on the other hand, and you may leave a big chunk of money on the table. ...

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Stop Tweeting Listings!

Using Twitter for Real Estate Marketing

Are you ready for an astounding statistic – one that will make any real estate agent drool? Twitter has over a half billion users. Let that sink in for a minute. Surely, out of 500 million users, some of them have ...

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Staining Concrete Floors Part 2: Applying the Stain

Stained Concrete Floors

Once you’ve selected your concrete stain and learned what you need to know about the process, it’s time to get down to business. Roll up your sleeves and create a floor that you will love to look at for years ...

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