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Many buyers are understandably nervous about buying a foreclosed home, also known as a distressed sale. There are horror stories galore about people purchasing a foreclosure and regretting it, but buying a foreclosure isn't necessarily the nightmare that some people portray it to be. Read More

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Every industry contains a danger of job burnout. Although it's not an actual medical disease, the Mayo Clinic defines burnout as "a special type of work-related stress -- a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity." Read More

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Lots of people are attracted to a career in real estate -- but is it the right future path for you? The thing about selling real estate is that not anybody can do it, but everybody thinks they can. There are some specific skill sets that the best agents in the business tend to have in common, and if you want to be successful, then you want to either already have or be able to cultivate these skills. Read More

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If you've never crafted your own real estate business plan before, doing it for the first time can feel especially overwhelming. The good news, however, is that if you include certain things in your plan, and construct your plan in a certain order, you'll have no problem creating something that fits your business where it is -- and prepares you for growth next year. Read More

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Anyone who's bought or sold a house before is already aware that the right agent can make a big difference in your experience. But what about the brokerage where the agent is affiliated -- does the brokerage involved in your home transaction really affect you as a consumer? Read More

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As anybody who has ever bought a house before knows, real estate is quite expensive! Many buyers, although elated that they're about to be homeowners (either for the first time or in new digs), also realize that they need to budget carefully for their move so they don't get overextended during their new-home honeymoon. Read More

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If you’ve been a homeowner before, you know that just like your vehicle needs regular maintenance like oil changes to run well—so does your home. It can be easy to ignore or put these things off, but a well- maintained home will save you money from costly repairs in the long run, and make your home easier to sell when the time comes. Read More