MetroTex NEWS

 

Hey, Millennials: Pursue a Career in Real Estate!

Aug 30, 2016

Millennials, those aged 18 to 34, are looking for a career that allows them to be independent, flexible and entrepreneurial, according to a recent study from Bentley University. A career in real estate meets all of these specifications, and also offers a laundry list of advantages and benefits that make it the perfect occupation for […]

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Why you should tell your clients not to assume the highest offer for their house is the best one

Aug 26, 2016

There are many factors involved when considering competing offers with your clients. Here’s a handy guide to help your clients better understand all of the offers on the table. Share it with them and let the referrals roll in! Consider all of the factors that will determine which offer is right for you. Where’s this […]

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Do your buyers know what’s in their credit report?

Aug 25, 2016

Many buyers want to look at houses first and worry about their credit later, and many Realtors don’t want to show potential buyers homes unless they’re already working with a lender. You can help explain to your buyers why lenders need all of the information they do and how they use a credit report. Here’s […]

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How Well Do You Know Your MLS Status Definitions?

Aug 24, 2016

In this highly competitive market, you don’t want to waste time trying to show houses that aren’t available. And you especially don’t want miss out on back up offers when your listings are under contract but waiting for financing approval. Using the correct status codes in the MLS can make you look like a real […]

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Living it up by Downsizing

Aug 18, 2016

People buy and sell homes for many reasons. Perhaps they need to relocate for a job, or maybe they simply want a change of scenery. However, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2015 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report, if you are 50 years old or older chances are you are selling your […]

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What’s the difference between a real estate agent and a Realtor?

Aug 18, 2016

Can you explain the difference to your clients about the difference between a real estate agent and a Realtor to your clients? There’s a difference between the two, and the difference matters. Becoming a Realtor Before a person can sell real estate in Texas, he must be licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) […]

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