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Tricky Business? FSBO Buying and “As Is” Selling

Every once and awhile you’ll come across a client who falls a little outside the norm when it comes to buying or selling a home. It can be useful to have materials at hand to help them understand their situation. My Real Helper recently released two pieces covering “On Buying from FSBOs” and “Selling a House As-Is.” The [...]

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Great Read Round-up: Remodeling Spotlight

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Remodeling Your Kitchen? The Most Popular Appliances, Finishes, and Flooring (6 minute read) Why it matters: The kitchen is [...]

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Asking for Repairs in a Seller’s Market

When competition for limited inventory is high, buyers can feel like they don’t have room to ask for concessions or repairs. When this happens, buyers may feel they’re forced into bidding on a house which will only require upgrades as soon as they move in. In Kristina Brunnler’s article, “How to Ask the Listing Agent [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Trendspotting

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Inside the Agrihood Trend (10 minute read) Why it matters: Ever heard of the “agrihood” trend? From the article: [...]

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Shoot Better Photos with Apple’s New Tutorials

Want more exposure on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms? Get better at taking photos. This is valuable not only for your listings, but for those times when you’re trying to produce great hyperlocal coverage of a neighborhood or new development. Apple recently created a website with all of their secrets for shooting better photos [...]

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Great Read Roundup: 3 Super Tutorials

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Boost Your Real Estate Listings on Facebook & Attract More Qualified Buyers and Sellers (6 minute read) Why [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Sticky Situations

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 10 Things Your Realtor Can’t Tell You (4 minute read) Why it matters: You might know all ten of [...]

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Tips for Cleaning Listings the Right Way

Prepping a home for sale means making it shine. If you have sellers who are convinced a DIY-cleaning weekend beats a professional cleaning service, share some of these tips for doing the job the right way and keeping it tidy. In “You’re Cleaning Your House Wrong! Here’s Why” by Jamie Wiebe for Realtor.com, there are [...]

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You Are Not So Smart: The Podcast

There’s a great deal of conversation these days about fake news, alternative facts, and filter bias. While the internet may give us unprecedented access to information, it also connects us to disinformation just as quickly. So what do we do? If you’re looking to strengthen your mind and eliminate your own delusions (however sweet they [...]

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Help Students Refinance Debt with Credible

Student debt can be a huge drag on first-time buyers’ ability to purchase a home. What many graduates fail to realize is that they can often save thousands over the lifetime of their loan by refinancing their student debt. Credible is a service which promises to “let you compare personalized loan offers from multiple vetted lenders, [...]

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