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Top Real Estate Lessons from the Wealthiest Zip Codes

Top Real Estate Lessons from Wealthiest U.S. Zip Codes Have you ever wondered what the wealthiest zip codes around the country are doing right? What makes a property more luxurious than another? You can learn much from the wealthiest US zip codes and how the elite want to spend their money. Many times the elite are actually so wealthy because of their investments in the real estate world, which begs to ask the question, what lessons can I learn on their successful investments? Take a look at the top lessons you can learn. Learn to make a passive income There […]

Hiring a Real Estate Agent for New Construction

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Should I Hire a Real Estate Agent for New Construction? When you’ve decided to buy a new construction home, you may be wondering if you really need to work with a real estate agent. New construction homes are a popular choice for those that prefer to buy something new, but the common misconception is that you don’t need to work with a realtor during this type of purchase. Despite buying new, you still need representation. Take a look at why you need to hire a real estate agent during this type of purchase. Why do people think they don’t need […]

Top Secrets Your Broker Won’t Tell You

by paulmcdonald
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Top Secrets Your Real Estate Broker Won’t Tell You Do you ever feel like real estate brokers have something to hide? Your feeling isn’t wrong because many real estate professionals know secrets about the process that they choose not to share with you. For example, they know that you can technically do this process without them, but even so having an agent on your side is the smartest decision you can make when buying or selling. They also won’t tell you that their commission is negotiable and that they are the ones that want to have an open house. Take […]

Avoiding Realtor Mistakes – Part 1

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Avoiding Realtor Mistakes – Part 1 Choosing a realtor can be a difficult process, not knowing for sure if you’ve picked someone that will suit your family’s needs best. That’s why many are going with Elite Referral to take out the guesswork. This company is helping families from all over get paired up with the right agent for them from the start, rather than leaving families scouring the internet and wondering if they’ve made the right choice. Take a look at some of the common mistakes people make when choosing a realtor themselves. Working with a relative It’s common that […]

Avoiding Realtor Mistakes – Part 2

by paulmcdonald
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Avoiding Realtor Mistakes – Part 2 Recently, you may have seen the first part of our post on mistakes made when choosing a realtor. We had to write a second part because there are so many common mistakes that end up costing people money and time. Here are a few more common mistakes you will want to avoid when it’s time to choose a realtor. Assuming all agents are the same While you may think they’re all the same because they had to pass the same tests to get to this point, this is very inaccurate. Agents are going to […]

The Right Luxury Real Estate Agent

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How to Make Sure You Choose the Right Luxury Real Estate Agent You may not have known that there is a bit of an art behind choosing the right real estate agent. Most people just use a referral from a friend or internet reviews to choose an agent that has a reputation for success. Is this really the best way to know if someone is a right fit for your family? You need someone that has worked with your budget, understands the area you’re moving into or out of, understands the current market, and has experience. Sometimes finding the right […]

The Right Luxury Real Estate Agent

by paulmcdonald
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How to Make Sure You Choose the Right Luxury Real Estate Agent You may not have known that there is a bit of an art behind choosing the right real estate agent. Most people just use a referral from a friend or internet reviews to choose an agent that has a reputation for success. Is this really the best way to know if someone is a right fit for your family? You need someone that has worked with your budget, understands the area you’re moving into or out of, understands the current market, and has experience. Sometimes finding the right […]

Successful Real Estate Investing

by paulmcdonald
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Top 5 Habits For Successful Real Estate Investing If you plan to invest in real estate, there are certain things you need to be aware of. Some of the most successful real estate investors all follow specific habits that allow them to achieve and maintain success. Here are five of the most common habits you will want to consider before you begin investing. Create a Business Plan Of course, before you jump into any new venture, you should create a business plan. Putting together a formal plan gives you something to follow and helps you to keep everything on track […]

Real Estate Agent Red Flags

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Real Estate Agent Red Flags: What to Watch For Choosing the right real estate agents is one of the most challenging parts of the buying and selling process for families. Being paired with the wrong agent could mean missing out on the perfect property in your home search or not getting your property listed to the right buyers due to a poor communication or a bad fit. Not all agents are made equal and sometimes people make the mistake of choosing an agent based on a quick internet search or based on someone a friend had a good outcome with. […]

Finding Your Dream Home

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Finding Your Dream Home Is That Home Right for You? How will you know when a home is right for you? You are likely searching the web or working with a realtor in finding your dream home that balances your wants, your needs, and your budget all into one property that just so happens to be in a great neighborhood near the things you need. It’s an exciting, yet overwhelming time, and you may be fighting with your own gut feelings about the homes you visit. Are you worried that none of the homes you’ve found are quite right or […]