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New Florida Real Estate Laws Could Help the Industry

This post originally appeared on HispanicBusiness.com. As Marion County’s housing market continues to recover, new Florida laws went into effect Monday that could affect the real estate business as it regains its footing. Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will now require new applicants to first go through an insurance clearinghouse to see whether they’re eligible for the state-supported […]

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How to stay on top of the changing REO climate

This post originally appeared on Inman.com. Real Estate Connect panel will look at market for distressed properties today, 5 years out During the depths of the downturn, there were fears that housing markets would be flooded by a tidal wave of “shadow inventory” — distressed properties destined to be foreclosed on by lenders and sold […]

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How to Post Real Estate Ads on Craigslist

Here’s a short video that shows how to post real estate ads on Craigslist. In this video, HTML codes are used to have a customized and more appealing ad, so you might also want to check out a related blog post: How to Generate HTML Codes for Craigslist Ads.

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How to get the most bang for your commercial real estate buck now

This post originally appeared on  chicagobusiness.com After a long, deep freeze, the real estate market is warming up, giving tenants and developers alike the sense that now is the time to do, well, something. The question is—what? Commercial real estate investors are weighing whether to snap up properties as prices begin to climb. And as more tenants […]

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How to Generate HTML Codes for Craigslist Ads

Are you tired of looking at your boring Craigslist ads? You can actually make your plain text ads look good by customizing font styles, adding images and hyperlinks, and more.  Here’s a video to show you how.

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Real estate market has hit sweet spot for both buyers and sellers

This post originally appeared on http://www.indystar.com    Ready to sell your home? In the market to buy one? Now is the time, industry watchers say. The stable economic outlook has encouraged financial institutions to loosen their grip on lending. Near-record-low interest rates are encouraging Hoosiers to test the waters. With buyers flooding the market, existing home […]

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What Rising Rates Mean for the Mortgage Market

This post originally appeared on businessweek.com The refi boom may be coming to an end. Since the Federal Reserve began pushing down rates in early 2009, refinancing has accounted for more than half of all new mortgages and in some periods has represented almost 80 percent of all new loans. Now, with the economy slowly […]

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Three Tips for Avoiding Closing-Day Glitches

Avoiding Closing-Day Glitches

This post originally appeared on Realtor.com. Closing day is the most exciting day in the home-buying process. The long journey is finally over, and you will sign your papers and get your keys. Once you’ve been told that your home mortgage has a closing date, you may want to move in immediately. But while most […]

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Real Estate Practical Photography Tips You Can Do – Part Two

From our previous post, we talked about the first set of real estate practical photography tips that you can use. This time, we’ll talk more about what you can do to improve not only your photography skills in real estate, but as well as your management in organizing your post-production process.

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Real Estate Practical Photography Tips You Can Do

Photgraphy for real estate is different as compared to shooting portrait shots outdoors. Most real estate agents know they need pictures to show clients and on their website if they have one. But, what most of them don’t know is they need to take good and compelling pictures to blow the minds of potential leads […]

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