Buying a Home? How to See If the Neighborhood is Right for You

As you browse online at properties for sale, you might ooh and ahh over the home design, never thinking outside the property lines. Even though it’s not always a top consideration, the neighborhood is just as important as the home and yard design. Thankfully, you can easily see if the neighborhood is right for you […]

Buying a Home in the Washington DC area? Here are a Few Things to Know

The investment in Washington DC-area real estate is a solid opportunity for many people. Yet, this is a competitive market with numerous challenges for home buyers to overcome, including higher home prices, limited inventory, and changing real estate trends. How can you buy with confidence? Recognize What the Market Is The Washington DC real estate market […]

8 Signs It’s Time to Stop Renting and Start Owning Your Home

If you’ve always rented your home, you’ve probably given some thought to whether or not you should be owning a home instead. For most people, moving from a renter to a homeowner is a natural progression and part of their long-term goals. But how do you know when the timing is right? Here are eight […]

How to Get Your Offer Accepted in a Tight Real Estate Market

It’s a tight real estate market across most areas of the country. The situation has led to frustration on the part of buyers who often find themselves beat out when it comes to making an offer or getting an offer accepted. There isn’t a lot that can be done about getting an offer to the […]

Overcome These Obstacles to Selling Your Home

The decision to sell your home can be a difficult one. Maybe it’s where you raised your family. Or, you have other emotional ties that make it difficult. Financial worries often add to the emotion that can make it challenging to move on. Yet, getting past the obstacles—real and imaginary—can often mean an improved financial […]

Real Estate Lead Generation 101

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]

Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]

Real Estate Investing As A Business

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]