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What Is A Pocket Listing? What Is A Pocket Listing?

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

What is a pocket listing? Is it a gimmick real estate agents use to attract sellers, or is it a bonafide marketing strategy for those seeking discretion and privacy? Read on to find out.

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How to Become a Real Estate Broker in California How to Become a Real Estate Broker in California

By Thomas Mitchell

As the housing market rebounds, becoming a broker in the Golden State will put you in the driver's seat of a lucrative and exciting career. Read this guide to learn the process you must undergo to become an independent broker in the state of California.

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Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and the Homebuyer Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and the Homebuyer

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), enacted in 1974, protects buyers and sellers of real estate in the U.S. from high mortgage settlement charges and condemns abusive practices. Learn about the changes in RESPA and how it affects you.

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Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home

By Ben Levy

There are many benefits to having vinyl siding for your home. It holds up against nature's wrath protecting your home against the wind, sun, and rain. It is also recyclable, for all those who are going green. It is durable, and demands nearly no upkeep. It is energy efficient, and can even increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell.

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What is a Multiple Listing Service What is a Multiple Listing Service

By Ben Levy

Multiple Listing Services are databases of homes for sale put together by real estate brokers. The primary purpose of an MLS is to make buying and selling a home as quick and easy as possible.

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How to Prepare Your Home For Selling How to Prepare Your Home For Selling

By Chris Piraino

How to make your house look like it's worth more money!

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Why Use a Seller's Agent Why Use a Seller's Agent

By Derren Peters

The advantages to having a seller's agent.

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Mistakes to avoid when selling a house Mistakes to avoid when selling a house

Many sellers today are looking to sell their homes to free cash that's tied up in their property. If you're trying to sell as quickly as possible, here are a few common mistakes you should avoid in order to able to successfully sell your house.

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How an Attorney Eases The FSBO Experience How an Attorney Eases The FSBO Experience

By Andrew Steinfeld

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) transactions can be tricky. If you're going to do it yourself, do it right.

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What a Great Listing Agent Can Do For You What a Great Listing Agent Can Do For You

By Derren Peters

There are several ways to sell your home. For many, partnering with a listing agent may offer the most effective path to a successful sale.

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