Monthly Archives: June 2011

Real Estate Flipping Tips: Properties 101

Posted by JD Esajian // June 30, 2011

The toughest decision you’ll make when rehabbing properties is choosing which house to buy. You want to find a bargain property that needs work – but not so much work that you lose money on the deal. Picking a property may make all the difference in your next flip, so follow these real estate flipping tips when you’re rehabbing properties.

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Real Estate Agents: Why Specialize?

Posted by JD Esajian // June 29, 2011

If you’re a real estate agent, chances are you’ve felt the effects of the recent housing market slump. Many people have left the field entirely, while others “power through” and hope for a better tomorrow.

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Buying a Home in San Diego: Alta Vista

Posted by JD Esajian // June 28, 2011

Alta Vista is a neighborhood located slightly southeast of San Diego. Although it’s fairly small, the area has many amenities that make it an excellent location for buying a home in Southern California.

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Should Real Estate Investors Invest Locally?

Posted by JD Esajian // June 27, 2011

If you’re interested in real estate investing, chances are you’ve looked around your area for properties to purchase. Of course, you may be missing out on great real estate investing opportunities if you don’t look at other hot areas. Before you invest, you should decide if you want to put your dollars into the local economy or if you’d rather look into properties in another area. Here are a few pros and cons to help you decide which strategy is right for you.

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7 Ways to Market Your Open House

Posted by JD Esajian // June 26, 2011

Whether or not you’re working with a real estate agent, the way you market your open house can determine how many people show up, as well as the quality of your potential buyers. When you’re trying to sell a home, use these seven tips to advertise your open house and you’ll see swarms of buyers on the big day.

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How to Choose a City for Real Estate Investing

Posted by JD Esajian // June 24, 2011

Real estate investors are always on the lookout for the next hot city. Real estate investing tends to be more lucrative in areas that are on the move – however, once too many real estate investors get into the market, it may become increasingly difficult to find properties. Before you make your next investment, read these guidelines to help you decide which city you want to sink your dollars into.

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Buying a Home in Connecticut: Danbury

Posted by JD Esajian // June 23, 2011

Are you on the hunt for a great home in Connecticut? Look no further than Danbury. Buying a home in Danbury is a smart move if you want to be close to New York City, but still live in an area that’s great for raising a family.

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Real Estate Flipping Tips: Roofing 101

Posted by JD Esajian // June 22, 2011

Although rehabbing properties usually involves making cosmetic upgrades, sometimes structural changes can’t be avoided. Major renovations can require lots of money and time, but they may be well worth the effort, depending on the original cost of the purchase and the final sale price. If you’ve decided that you need to replace the roof on a home, here are some real estate flipping tips for roofs.

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Moving On: Tips for Selling Your First Home

Posted by JD Esajian // June 21, 2011

Once you’ve gone through the process of purchasing your first property, the idea of selling a home may be the last thing on your mind. However, very few people live in the same house for their entire lives. From having children to relocating for work, there are many reasons why you might need to sell your first house and find a new place. Here are a few tips for selling a home for first-timers.

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5 Last Minute Open House Tips

Posted by JD Esajian // June 20, 2011

When you’re selling a home, the open house is extremely important. An open house gives buyers a chance to see the property and form a great first impression. However, even if you’ve done everything else right, forgetting a few simple details may cost you – so before you show your house, make sure you’ve done the following.

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