November 7, 2013 9:45 am
There will likely be no other time in the lifespan of the Millennial generation that is filled with more opportunity than right now.
I understand that the preceding sentence may seem overly optimistic, but when we look at modern history, all generations flourished more in the decade following an economic downturn than any other.
This, coupled with exponential growth in technology, is currently paving the way for a wave of young entrepreneurs and successful business people unparalleled in our Millennial Timeline.
Generally, I write these blogs to help instill the importance of our generation to Real Estate Agents and Brokers, but today, my message is directly to you, the young Millennial Yourself.
November 6, 2013 9:42 am
Today we are happy to welcome back Tim Richmond as our guest blogger. Tim writes about the housing market and Native American home loans.
The economy is complicated because everyone is trying to stake out their target market and lay claim to a certain clientele. This is natural in a society that often leans toward capitalistic tendencies. Real estate is no different in the sense that there is competition, but there is more room for progress in this profession than many others. A healthy rivalry amongst real estate professionals is the way to go.
November 5, 2013 9:42 am
In a recovering market, some sellers might be tempted to try and sell their home on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional. The real estate agent is a trained and experienced negotiator. In most cases, the seller is not. The seller must realize the ability to negotiate
will determine whether they get the best deal for themselves and their family.
Here is a list of some of the people
with whom the seller must be prepared to negotiate if they decide to FSBO:
November 4, 2013 9:39 am
After the harrowing challenges experienced by so many homeowners over the last few years, many housing experts had predicted that the belief in homeownership as a major element of the American Dream would soon die. There is now conclusive evidence that these experts were wrong. As we reported
back in September, The Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University
completed a study which concluded:
“The long term cultural preference for owning seems to have weathered the recent housing crisis.”