The 10 Most Important Features First-Time Homebuyers Want [UPDATED 2020]

July 14, 2020

By Than Merrill The pandemic, which has forced governments around the world to issue “shelter-in-place orders,” has interrupted nearly a decade’s worth of positive housing momentum. In fact, what was shaping up to be one of the busiest summers in recent history has essentially failed to live up to expectations. Instead of realizing historical home sales […]


Virtual Reality Real Estate Applications For Today’s Investors

September 18, 2018

Virtual reality real estate applications have yet to be fully realized, but that’s not to say investors should ignore the potential of such a disruptive technology. If for nothing else, the early adopters of real estate virtual reality could find themselves with an inherent advantage over the competition. In its simplest form, the technology behind virtual […]


Tips For Staying Safe When Selling Your Own Home

September 12, 2018

Selling your own home without a real estate agent can seem like an appealing option, but there are various threats homeowners need to be aware of and protect themselves against.  Familiarize yourself with the necessary steps to protect yourself while selling your own home. With the housing market heating up in many parts of the […]


Is A Real Estate Agent Needed to Sell Your Home?

September 12, 2018

Can California homeowners and investors sell their homes without using a real estate agent? More importantly, if they can, should they? Property owners, in association with investors, are forced to make these decisions everyday. While there are certainly advantages to neglecting the assistance of a real estate agent, those trying to save money will find […]


Real Estate Lead Generation 101

February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


Real Estate Investing As A Business

February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]