Things You’re Doing That Buyers and Sellers Despise
The real estate industry is full of people who are born sales people. They’re the type of people who can sell you a used car without you even realizing it. And while there are some great agents out there, there…Read More
Jumbo vs. Conforming Loan: What’s the Difference?
If you’re new to home buying, you’ll probably notice that there are a lot of mortgage loan types to choose from. From fixed rate and adjustable rate to FHA, jumbo, and conforming loans, the choices are endless—and probably more than…Read More
The Pros and Cons of Conventional Mortgages and FHA Loans
The country’s two most common types of mortgages today are conventional loans and FHA loans. Conventional mortgages conform to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac guidelines and are a financial agreement between the lender and borrower. FHA loans are between the lender and…Read More
Follow-up Email Templates for Real Estate Agents
Well-written, timely follow-ups are crucial to nurturing leads and bringing in a constant flow of customers. But actually writing out those follow-ups? Well, that’s harder than it looks — especially for a busy real estate agent. Not only will we…Read More
Pros and Cons of Biweekly Mortgage Payments vs. Monthly
Paying your mortgage biweekly — half your payment every two weeks, to be exact — can be a smart way to reduce your interest costs and even pay off your loan sooner. But is it right for everyone? Definitely not.…Read More
Real Estate Conferences Agents Should Attend in 2023
As an agent, real estate conferences can offer many benefits. They’re a great way to network, they offer loads of educational opportunities, and they can even help you stay on top of the latest and greatest developments in the industry.…Read More
Liquid Assets vs. Fixed Assets: Understand the Differences
Having assets can help you qualify for a mortgage loan and maybe even better interest rates. But they have to be the right type of assets first. Assets fall into two categories: liquid or fixed. While both types are good…Read More
How to Host an Effective First-Time Homebuyer Seminar
Hosting a seminar for first-time homebuyers can be a great way to establish yourself as a knowledgeable local real estate pro, as well as drum up leads and new clients. Best of all? Those clients come with serious potential. Only…Read More
Closing Costs: How Much Should You Expect to Pay?
Closing costs can be confusing.
Not only do they cost you an additional few thousand dollars come closing day; they also cover fees and expenses you’ve likely never heard of, making them even more perplexing for a first-time buyer.Read More
What Today’s Home Buyers Want in a Real Estate Agent
Gone are the days when all a home buyer needed was someone to walk them through a house and show up on closing day. Today’s home buyers are looking for a lot more when choosing a REALTOR®, and they have…Read More