Going Beyond Conventional Loans with Millennial Buyers

A recent National Mortgage News headline read, "Mortgage Lenders Must Teach Millennials About Loan Options." ...that's not exactly news. That topic has been covered here at least a few times. With rates up and affordability down, new loan options are exactly what many millennials need to become homeowners. According to Ellie Mae, 68% of the [...]

By |2018-11-15T11:36:34+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

25 Safety Tips for Real Estate Agents

Most people you come in contact with as a real estate agent present no danger. They're looking to buy a home or condo and appreciate the time and effort you take to walk them through the property. But, any professional whose work requires them to meet frequently with people they don't know — usually unaccompanied [...]

By |2018-11-15T09:40:01+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

5 Reasons Why Veterans Make Amazing Real Estate Agents

It can be hard to find a fitting civilian job once you leave military service. Maybe your skills and training don’t exactly translate to a traditional career path, or maybe you just can’t imagine being cooped up in a 9-to-5 office job. Whatever the reason, a career in real estate may be the solution. Offering [...]

By |2018-11-08T14:54:11+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

What Real Estate Agents Should Know About Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

If you pay attention to real estate news, you know cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin) are making a splash in the industry. From all-Bitcoin offers to the constant stream of new blockchain buying tech that’s emerging, these unique, innovative, and ever-evolving financial tools are all the rage. But for the average industry participant — one used to [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:06:46+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

These Are Homebuyers’ Most Sought-After Features

Every buyer’s tastes, preferences, and budget is different — but if you look at recent surveys, a picture of the American Dream starts to emerge, and it’s one that’s large, suburban, and comes with a top-notch kitchen. What Today’s Dream Home Looks Like According to a recent survey from, the ideal home for most [...]

By |2018-10-15T10:57:14+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

9 Buyer Must-Haves in the Luxury Real Estate Market

When it comes to the luxury real estate market, buyers are a little more discerning. And they’re not just looking for larger, more spacious properties either. With more money involved, they’re looking for top-of-the-line amenities, systems, and features that you just can’t find in the average property — or the average agent. Are you catering [...]

By |2018-10-01T10:40:45+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

Generation X Home Buyers and Sellers: What Agents Should Know

Generation X is the smallest generation — but they’re also one of the most active in the housing market. With the highest average household incomes of all living generations, they’re into buying, selling, investing, fixing, flipping — you name it. But that’s not to say pleasing them is easy. While sure, they’re looking to get [...]

By |2018-09-17T14:56:13+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , , |

Working with Baby Boomer Buyers and Sellers: What You Should Know

No two buyers or sellers are alike, especially if they hail from different generations. Millennials, baby boomers, Gen Xers — they each come with unique preferences, research styles, and financial resources. And honing in on these generational differences? That’s what will set you apart from other agents in the area (as well as help you [...]

By |2018-09-12T10:37:32+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

Most Expensive Cities to Buy in the World: How Many in the U.S.?

Think housing prices in your market are bad? Other places in the world have it even worse. In fact, New York City was the only city in the U.S. to make it on Money Inc.'s list of the "20 Most Expensive Cities to Buy a Home in the World." The other 19 cities were all [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:11:53+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

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