New HUD Regulations Concerning pre-foreclosure Sales Impact Listing Agents and Brokers

July 24, 2014

Updated Requirements Issued for FHA Pre-Foreclosure Sales and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure On July 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new Mortgagee Letter, 2014-15, addressing updated requirements for pre-foreclosure sales and deeds in lieu of foreclosure. While the letter restates many previously implemented criteria, it does include […]

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Open House Promotion on Facebook

July 23, 2014

How often has this happened to you? You have a new listing and you need to generate some buzz. Your client wants you to hold an open house. Sounds like a good plan. You set up the open house for the next weekend, Saturday and Sunday. The weekend comes and you set out your open house signs, you let your network of real estate agents know, you even create flyers to hand out, and you have minimal traffic. Why is this? Open houses are a great way to generate buzz and let interested buyers ask questions about the home. So how do you generate buzz and get more potential buyers in the door?

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What to Expect From the Transaction Privilege Tax Simplification

July 16, 2014

Effective January 1, 2015, the Arizona Department of Revenue (DOR) will become the single point of administration and collection of State. Here is what you need to know about the change.

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Educating and Managing Expectations

July 16, 2014

By educating buyers and sellers about what they can expect, you can manage their expectations and avoid misunderstandings that can lead to disputes.

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The Importance of Accurate and Effective Communication

July 16, 2014

When communicating it is important to provide information that is only in your area of expertise to avoid and confusion.

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When Your Seller Won’t Price Properly, Try These Figures!

July 15, 2014

When your seller has unrealistic expectation is can be very difficult to get the home sold, even when they are highly motivated. This post will walk you through the statistics and figures to help align with your customers expectations and reality.

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