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How to Tweet Like a Boss: Twitter Persona Worksheet | The Marketing Nut

How to Tweet Like a Boss: Twitter Persona Worksheet | The Marketing Nut | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Download Twitter worksheet to develop your own Twitter persona and personality. Inspire and connect with audiences by providing good content and useful
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8 Creative Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Photography

8 Creative Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Photography | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Breaking into real estate photography takes people skills, photography talent, and awareness of workflow and deadlines. Marketing your services can be a real challenge. By paying attention to your customers– not just the technical improvement of your images–you can begin to make an impact in the real estate photography market. Not every idea belongs i
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Three Reasons Commercial Real Estate Professionals Should Be More Open To Tech

Three Reasons Commercial Real Estate Professionals Should Be More Open To Tech | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
From increased efficiency to increased accuracy to making the best investment decisions, today’s real estate technologies are here to help.
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7 Real Estate Website Design Must Haves

7 Real Estate Website Design Must Haves | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Online real estate marketing is a crowded, competitive arena. If you want to get ahead, you need an agent website that really stands out from the crowd. Get creative with your real estate website design. Pack your website with tools that enhance your visitors’ overall user experience. Explore how to get the best out of …
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Ready To Get Started In Real Estate Investing? Consider This

Ready To Get Started In Real Estate Investing? Consider This | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
In the long run, incorporating real estate into an investment portfolio is still a solid, investment strategy.
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Why Working with a Local Real Estate Professional Makes All the Difference

Why Working with a Local Real Estate Professional Makes All the Difference | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
If you’ve entered the real estate market, as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the real estate mantra, “location, location, location” in reference to how identical homes can increase or decrease in value due to where they’re located. Well, a new survey shows that when it comes to choosing
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How to Brand Yourself as a Real Estate Agent »

How to Brand Yourself as a Real Estate Agent » | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
One of The Best Ways to Brand Yourself As A Real Estate Agent Is to Differentiate Yourself. So, What Makes You Different?
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SunPower Offers Solar and Storage Packages to Hybrid Car Customers

SunPower Offers Solar and Storage Packages to Hybrid Car Customers | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Buyers of Volkswagen or Audi hybrids will find themselves getting yet another sales pitch as they leave a U.S. dealership next year -- to buy a home power network that allows them to charge their new cars using only solar power.
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Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Closing Costs? - Mpact Wealth

Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Closing Costs? - Mpact Wealth | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
In the financial scramble to buy a home—saving for or scrounging up a down payment, securing a mortgage, negotiating an offer, and finally being on the hook for what may be the most expensive purchase of their lives—many Americans overlook one last, not-so-tiny detail: closing costs. You’ll be expected to pony up those fees when you sign on the dotted line—and they can add up to some seriously big bucks.So cash-strapped wannabe homeowners should avoid Hawaii. The Polynesian paradise had the highest average closing costs in the nation at $2,655 (ouch!), according to arecent Bankrate.com study. That’s got to hurt, as the median listing price on the islands isn’t cheap at a wallet-busting $510,000, according to our own data here at realtor.com®.Bankrate.com, a personal finance website, based its findings on closing cost quotes from up to 10 lenders in each state and Washington, DC, for a $200,000 home and assuming the borrowers put down 20% and had excellent credit.The dollar amounts quoted include things like home appraisals, credit reports, and attorney fees—but don’t include more variable costs such as title and homeowners insurance policies, other government and escrow fees, as well as discount points. Overall,closing costs typically run between 3% and 6% of the purchase price of the home. “If you apply for mortgages at two or three different lenders, you very well may find that one of them charges hundreds of dollars less in closing costs,” says Holden Lewis, Bankrate.com’s senior mortgage analyst. “So it really pays to shop around.”Hawaii was followed by another notoriously expensive state: New York, where buyers racked up an average $2,560 in closing costs, according to the report. Rounding out the top five were North Carolina, at $2,409; Delaware, at $2,358; and South Carolina, at $2,322.But buyers shouldn’t lose hope. Bankrate.com also ranked the states with the lowest closing costs. Pennsylvania topped that list with a not-quite-so-high $1,837. Real estate prices were much more reasonable in the northeastern state as well with $166,000 median listing prices, according to realtor.com.“Get a good, solid understanding of what [those costs] include, and make sure you budget for them,” says Philadelphia real estate agent Jeanne Whipple of Coldwell Banker Preferred. And “don’t expect the seller to agree to cover the costs in a seller’s market—because they have a lot of other options [and interested buyers].”After Philadelphia, the state with the next cheapest closing costs was Wisconsin, at $1,863; Kentucky, at $1,874; South Dakota, at $1,904; and Oklahoma, at $1,911.


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iOS 10: 8 things we want from Apple's new iPhone software

iOS 10: 8 things we want from Apple's new iPhone software | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Apple's annual developer conference, WWDC, is just two days ahead of us, and the iPhone maker is preparing to unveil its vision for iOS 10 to the world.
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You can finally remove default apps from the iPhone

You can finally remove default apps from the iPhone | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
The next version of iOS 10 will allow anyone to remove default Apple apps like Stocks and Find My Friends.
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Is Real Estate Crowdfunding Right for You?

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding Right for You? | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
For those who are new to this asset class, what are the pros and cons of leveraging crowdfunding in a real estate context, and who is best suited to this type of investing?
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How Screened Porches Bring the Outdoors In

How Screened Porches Bring the Outdoors In | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Before air conditioning became widespread, the screened porch was considered a necessity in many areas as a respite from intense heat, especially as a safe, cool place to rest at night.
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How Real Estate Agents Can Build Business-Winning Rapport with Clients

How Real Estate Agents Can Build Business-Winning Rapport with Clients | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Real estate is a people business first.
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Can Real Estate Investors Still Find A Good Deal In Utah And Colorado?

Can Real Estate Investors Still Find A Good Deal In Utah And Colorado? | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
What's the best investment strategy in a real estate market that has already seen successful growth? That depends on the market. The good news though is that you don't need perfect timing to find a good opportunity in Colorado and Utah.
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3 Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch In 2018

3 Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch In 2018 | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Political and economic uncertainty has pervaded the past year, with the U.S. economy showing signs of growth amid low inflation and a distressed retail segment in 2017. Here’s a look at three commercial real estate trends to watch in 2018.
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4 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Commercial Real Estate

4 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Commercial Real Estate | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
If you're looking to grow your ecommerce business, leasing commercial real estate will allow you to expand operations, store more inventory, and plan for the future. Answer these 4 questions to determine if commercial property is right for you or not.
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Mortgage Foreclosures: A Necessary Evil?

Mortgage Foreclosures: A Necessary Evil? | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Limiting foreclosure will make mortgage-backed securities more risky and banks lend less.
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Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Questions?

Can Your Real Estate Agent Answer These Important Questions? | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Whether you are selling or buying a home, the real estate agent you hire is critical to guaranteeing your family makes the right decision. Most agents can walk you through the process and explain the industry 'lingo,' but you should expect so much more than that.
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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Realtor.com

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Realtor.com | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
 Realtor.com is an online resource for home buyers, and sellers with a comprehensive database of for-sale properties and the information, tools and profession…
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5 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate Without Ownership

5 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate Without Ownership | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
There are millions of people engaged in the real estate business with zero ownership in actual buildings.
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Detroit Battles for the Soul of Self-Driving Machines

Detroit Battles for the Soul of Self-Driving Machines | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
A ferocious hiring battle for highly skilled engineers is pitting traditional cars makers against startups trying to accelerate a shift to electric and autonomous-driving vehicles.
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Student Debt May Delay Homeownership More Than 5 Years

Student Debt May Delay Homeownership More Than 5 Years | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Student debt is causing 71% of borrowers to delay buying a home, says a report. And more than half of them put off homeownership by more than five years.
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Zillow adds renter profiles to help renters stand out from the crowd

Zillow adds renter profiles to help renters stand out from the crowd | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
with the addition of a new feature called Renter Profile, renters searching via Zillow can get all of their pertinent information in front of a landlord or property manager faster and easier than ever before.
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West Texas Town Finds ‘Tiny House’ Crowd a Bit Too Earthy

West Texas Town Finds ‘Tiny House’ Crowd a Bit Too Earthy | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Luring eco-conscious builders of 120-square-foot homes seemed like a great idea until plans for yurts, straw dwellings popped up; no anarchists, please.
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Techies Are Trying to Turn the NBA Into the World’s Biggest Sports League

Techies Are Trying to Turn the NBA Into the World’s Biggest Sports League | Real Estate News | Scoop.it
While other US leagues struggle to build international interest, the NBA has leveraged social media and new technology to build a huge global following.
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