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Filed under: News, Investing, Renting Shutterstock By Christine DiGangi Money is the chief motivator in American renters’ decision to move (or not to move) in 2014, according to a survey from Apartments.com. Among renters who plan to move this year, the most common reason they’re looking — cited by 24.6 percent — is because they want a cheaper apartment. For those planning to…

Filed under: News, Financing zillow Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.18 percent, down from 4.23 percent at this same time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate remained stable for the majority of the week, peaking on Wednesday at 4.26 percent before dropping to the current rate…

To borrow from The Lion King, even real estate documents have a “circle of life.” They begin as forms and end up as documents. Closing that circle has gotten infinitely easier with the advent of electronic signatures. You’re probably nodding your head, agreeing that this is a no-brainer. But, the truth is that digital signatures have been legal for many years (protected by…

A great way to increase relevant content on your real estate website is to include a page that lists, in detail, the services you provide to home sellers. This is a great way to show potential clients that you have experience, knowledge, expertise and an action plan for selling their home. This makes it simple to justify your commission – the work you’ll…

You all know the name of the game to build a real estate business is to grow your sphere. One of the best strategies to strengthen your sphere, is to know what they are up to, reach out to them every now and then for a personal conversation, and help them whenever possible. There is a lot of “news” out there on the…

Filed under: News, Buying, Investing, Selling Gene J. Puskar/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices fell slightly in November as colder weather slowed buying, ending nine straight months of price gains. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index slipped 0.1 percent from October to November, partly reversing the previous monthly increase of 0.2 percent. But the index is not adjusted…

Filed under: Advice, Buying Shutterstock By Brendon DeSimone When you buy a home, you probably assume that you own everything in and around it within the property lines. But in some parts of the country, homeowners are discovering the property they’re buying does not fully include the land beneath it. For example, in Tampa Bay, Fla., a family realized at closing that their…

Filed under: Advice, Renting Shutterstock By Leonard Baron If you bought a rental property during the pre-crash era, you may be feeling the lingering pain of the investment. Whether you’re experiencing negative cash flow or the property is simply not as terrific as you’d first hoped, either in terms of quality or location, you’re probably wondering if this investment is worth the hassle….