Reaching Financial Freedom Through a Real Estate Snowball

Real estate offers a world of opportunities to investors. Everyone in the world needs somewhere to live, and most businesses need a physical presence of some sort. This gives real estate a very special and unique profit opportunity. It is something that everyone needs, but only some people have. If you can position yourself to have something other people need, you’ll be raking in big profits in no time! Continue reading

Which Real Estate Agent Sold the Playboy Mansion?

The Playboy Mansion is one of America’s most iconic properties. No matter what your feelings are on what goes on in there, the mansion is one of the most well known homes on Earth. The Playboy Mansion recently sold in a unique real estate transaction. Continue on to read about the sale of the Playboy Mansion and the Realtor that made it happen. Continue reading

A Glance at President Trump’s Real Estate Empire

President Donald Trump made his name and his fortune in the world of real estate. While Trump has officially taken a step back from his business while in office, his real estate empire is still alive and running with locations across the globe. Here are some highlights of Trump’s real estate empire that his family will be managing while he occupies the White House. Continue reading

HOA Basics for Newbies

Homeowners Associations (HOA) basics for newbies

When searching for a new home, you may find that many desirable communities have homeowner associations (HOA) in place. This shouldn’t deter you from purchasing a home in your favorite neighborhood—there’s a lot to love about entering a community that features an HOA. Continue reading

5 Factors That Real Estate Agents Consider Before Setting a Listing Price

Factors real estate agents consider before setting a listing price

We make decisions every day, in every minute and moment of our lives. Some are simple – should I take the bus or train to work today? Some are seemingly insignificant – should I wear the red tie or the blue tie? Some are so obvious it hurts – should I have dessert tonight? Continue reading

Columbus Realtors and Developers Adding Mid-Range Housing Inventory

First time home buyers are struggling with the rising price of real estate around the country, but buyers in Columbus, Ohio are having a particularly tough go of it. Thanks to a low inventory of homes in the $150,000-$250,000 price range, new home owners and low income buyers are challenged. However, the Realtor and developer communities are looking to change that. Continue reading

Cash Buyers of Luxury Los Angeles Homes to Lose Anonymity

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Southern California is an attractive home to movie stars, financial executives, and foreign millionaires and billionaires looking to live a glamorous lifestyle, and the hills above Los Angeles and the beautiful coastline.

The area is also attractive to criminals with millions of dollars in illegal funds from drug dealing, money laundering, and other illicit activity. While Los Angeles County is happy to be home to movie stars and business executives, new U.S. Treasury Department rules will make it much more difficult for criminals to buy luxury homes in the area. Continue reading

Are Homes with Poor Internet Connectivity a Tough Sell?

Not long ago, the only requisite to connect to the internet was a phone line. New buyers, particularly looking for high end homes, have more stringent criteria today. They only want to buy a home in an area that has access to high speed internet and they want a strong cell phone signal at home. I an otherwise perfect house, missing those two features could be a deal breaker. Continue reading