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13 Clever Ways for Realtors to Kill it on Instagram

1. Get personal When you get a new listing, interview the homeowner about stories they have in the home, fond memories, the features of the home that they really love. Take a picture of them in one of those places and add a long form caption retelling that story. This will help to create an emotional connection between your followers, the house and your brand. … Continue reading 13 Clever Ways for Realtors to Kill it on Instagram »

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15 Content Ideas for Realtors on Facebook

Facebook content ideas

As a Realtor, sometimes you need to get creative. Never is that more true than when it comes to your content marketing. There is so much new content being produced every day that breaking through the noise requires some originality. The problem is that it can be hard to come up with original ideas all the time, especially when you’re trying to run your business. … Continue reading 15 Content Ideas for Realtors on Facebook »

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Miami Beach Condo Sales Volume Slows, Prices Increase

According to data from the Palm Beach MLS, condo sales in Miami Beach have seen a drop off in volume year-over-year. Comparing January to September data from 2013 and 2014 shows that while active listings are about the same, the number of units being sold and the sales volume have dropped off. In 2013, 2091 condos had sold in Miami Beach by September. That number … Continue reading Miami Beach Condo Sales Volume Slows, Prices Increase »

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Short Sale Tips: Part 5

(This is the fifth post in a series of blogs discussing the short sale process and tips for navigating it. The previous posts can all be found here) We’ve finally come to the decision stage of our series on short sales. At this point in our journey we have looked at everything from preparation of your team before you enter into default, all the way … Continue reading Short Sale Tips: Part 5 »

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Short Sale Tips Part 4

So far, we have walked through the short sale process up to the point of sending the short sale package to your lender. (You can read our previous posts here, here and here.) What’s next for you? If you have sent your short sale package off to the lender then it is now in the hands of the lender’s negotiator. This party is going to review … Continue reading Short Sale Tips Part 4 »

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Short Sale Tips: Part 3

In the third post of this series we are going to start looking at what happens once you have had a buyer make an offer on your short sale property. You can read the first two entries in the series here and here.   Once you have received and offer on your property your attorney should provide you with a list of documents that are going to be … Continue reading Short Sale Tips: Part 3 »

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Short Sale Tips: Part 2

In our next post within our series on short sales we’re going to give you a few more tips on what to do if you are facing a short sale as a seller. Last week we explained the importance of working with a company that has vast experience in dealing with short sales, and making sure to hire an attorney who has worked on short … Continue reading Short Sale Tips: Part 2 »

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Short Sale Tips

Today we are starting a new series on the blog designed to give you tips on dealing with short sales. If you are facing or are currently in default of your mortgage then a short sale can be a way to avoid foreclosure and all of its negative impacts. On the other side, a short sale can offer value for a buyer if he or … Continue reading Short Sale Tips »

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Mortgage Closing Costs on the Decline

Closing costs have dropped by 7 percent over the last year, according to an annual survey on closing costs conducted by Bankrate.com. Closing costs average $3,754 nationwide. Title insurance and other third-party fees also saw a drop in the last year, falling 12 percent, and origination fees fell 1 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s survey. “This is the second year in which lenders are required to … Continue reading Mortgage Closing Costs on the Decline »

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The HOA Crisis

This is how it works. Or, rather, doesn’t work. A mortgage servicer completes the foreclosure, eventually. And the bank has taken title to the home and arranged to sell it as an REO to a new buyer. The purchase contracts are even signed. So, take another home out of the however-many-millions there are in the shadow inventory. It’s off to the next one. But then … Continue reading The HOA Crisis »

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