August 24, 2020

Just the word is enough to tie your gut in knots: foreclosure. The truth is, it’s difficult. It’s painful. The very thought is demoralizing, and the reality can be even worse. But ignoring the signs of foreclosure isn’t going to make it go away. And if you act fast, you just might be able to […]


Housing Market Performance Directly Correlates With Economy’s Resilience

July 23, 2020

July 20, 2020, 2:39 pm By Mary Ann Azevedo “Resilient” cities have higher concentrations in sectors like financial services and IT that have adapted to a work-from-home market environment. How a city’s housing market fares amidst the COVID-19 pandemic correlates largely to the industries that fuel its economy, a recent report has found. Home co-investment […]


Richmond’s Housing Market Is Still Strong

June 12, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Despite COVID-19, housing experts in the Richmond region say the real estate market remains strong. If a house is priced well, realtors say they are still often receiving multiple offers on homes. A house on South Sheppard Street in the city went up for sale a week and a half ago. […]


How to Sell Your House For Sale By Owner

May 18, 2020

Takeaways: Understand FSBO pros and cons Set a fair price Prepare your house Invest in marketing and advertising Act like a professional Ensure you have qualified buyers Hire a real estate attorney Don’t rule out an agent Selling your house for sale by owner (FSBO) to avoid paying a listing agent’s 3 percent commission can […]


Does Your Home Make You Happy?

May 1, 2020

7 easy tips for giving your space a morale makeover. With the majority of Americans following stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus, our homes are now working overtime to fulfill the roles of offices, classrooms, gyms and community centers — and it’s easy to feel uninspired by your surroundings after occupying the same […]


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 […]