Monthly Archives: February 2012

Warren Buffett Says He’d Buy a Couple Hundred Thousand Homes

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, said yesterday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that buying single-family homes is such a great investment right now, if it were practical, he’d buy a couple hundred thousand … Continue reading

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Personal Photos: Remove or Keep When Listing a Home For Sale?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Using personal photos to decorate the walls and tables are common in homes. But when you’re listing a home for sale, can those personal photos become a turnoff to potential home buyers? Real estate … Continue reading

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REALTOR.com Releases New iOS Apps

By Todd Carpenter, Director of Digital Engagement, National Association of REALTORS® REALTOR.com’s iOS apps received a significant upgrade this week. Chief among the changes is the ability to identify foreclosed listings and price reductions. In addition, the app features a new “Nearby Recently Sold” search … Continue reading

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Stop Making Your Landlord Rich! Build Your Own Wealth – 3 BR Home in Blackwood For Sale

The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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5 Ways to Legally Rid Yourself of a Peeping Tom

Having your privacy invaded by someone peeking through your windows can be quite unnerving. There is often little the police can do to prevent this type of incident from recurring unless the perpetrator’s identity is known, which it usually isn’t. … Continue reading

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Does Staging Work? Share Your Success Stories

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com One of the greatest rewards of my career has always been to hear from stagers and real estate agents on their staging success stories. Over the years the stories are many, and I thought I would … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now? On May 17, It’ll be Yes

After the housing downturn there were calls among lawmakers and policymakers in Washington to scale back the country’s historic commitment to home ownership. Those calls continue today. NAR President Moe Veissi (center) with leaders of several state and local associations … Continue reading

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An Investor’s Opportunity

The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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Can Furniture Placement Affect the Sale of Your Listing?

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Are you receiving feedback from showings expressing that a room “just doesn’t work”?  What potential buyers might be saying is that the use of space is awkward or quite simply, just isn’t functional. Short of … Continue reading

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Do You Recruit? Be Aware of FTC Rule

A rule taking effect March 1 could hit you if you recruit salespeople to join your brokerage. The key is what you offer your recruits as part of your offer. The Federal Trade Commission’s “Business Opportunity Rule” is about making … Continue reading

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