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Dealing With Powers Of Attorney
You and your spouse own your home and you would like to sell it. However, your spouse is currently unable to sign the sales contract. This is because he is either out of the country in some exotic far-away-place where fax and overnight delivery is unavailable, or because he is physically and mentally unable to make decisions or sign legal documents. What to do?
It's Not Too Late to Winterize Your Home
Winterizing your home is one of the best ways to get comfortable this year, and it's not too late to get a few projects done before the holidays. Any steps you take will improve your home's operation, and ultimately keep you more comfortable.
Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Don’t judge a book by its cover“Don’t judge a book by its cover” -- a lesson Buddy West learned in a very humbling way when he was out showing a house to a man whom he thought was a drug dealer ......Read More
Ixact Contact’s new design improves agent experienceIxact Contact is a CRM for real estate agents that is set to debut a totally revamped look and feel by the end of the year ......Read More
5 types of insurance first-time homebuyers should considerBuying a home is a huge deal. It’s not only a sanctuary to raise your family, but it's also an investment in your future. New homeowners want and need insurance to protect this investment. Here are five types of insurance homeowners need to protect their home ......Read More
3 totally bustable myths about millennials in real estateAs a real estate agent who helps a lot of millennials through their first homebuying process, and a millennial myself, I have had several older agents come to me for help when dealing with this new generation of buyer ......Read More
How email templates can save real estate agents much needed timeIt’s not a surprise that when you hear email templates, you automatically assume it must have to do with bulk emails or mass newsletter emails. And you’re not wrong, but in this case, it’s more important to think about email templates as one of the easiest ways to personalize your emails to larger groups of people in your network while still saving yourself big chunks of time ......Read More
How to get the most out of your real estate coaching experienceCongratulations! You are ready to invest in yourself as a real estate agent or team leader, and you’ve hired a real estate coach. Hopefully, the potential to grow personally and professionally brought you to this point. ......Read More
President Trump loses support of real estate industryThe majority of Inman readers disapprove of Donald Trump's performance as president, an Inman poll reveals. Of those who responded to the one-question survey, 66 percent said they disapproved of the way Trump is handling the job ......Read More
NAR ‘Moving With Kids’ research: Focus on schools, serviceIt's probably no surprise that school district and convenience to schools are important to homebuyers and sellers with kids. But do you have any idea how the presence of children in a household affects a seller's urgency to move or a buyer's willingness to compromise ......Read More
Freddie and Fannie’s appraisal-free mortgages to slash closing timesWhen real estate broker Hank Miller explains the mortgage process to buyers, he gives it to them straight. "It's going to be the biggest pain in the ass that you've been through," he says. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, government-owned entities that buy a large share of U.S. mortgages from lenders, are taking a big step toward alleviating this pain ......Read More
FinCEN extends all-cash buyer rules to HonoluluWelcome to the club, Honolulu! The Hawaiian metropolitan area is the latest to join a list of cities and counties that have to report all-cash real estate deals above a certain dollar amount to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) ......Read More