Monthly Archives: April 2013

California & Connecticut Real Estate Boast Top Zip Codes in U.S.

Posted by JD Esajian // April 16, 2013


Where are the best zip codes for buying a home or investing in real estate in the U.S. today? According to Coldwell Banker’s Luxury Market report on the zip codes with the most $10 million home sales and listings 6 of the top 10 are in California, with Florida, Colorado and Connecticut real estate making up the rest.

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Cupcake Entrepreneur vs. Real Estate Investor

Posted by JD Esajian // April 15, 2013

business concept. money with hand

The U.S. job market is still sputtering with the employment rate dropping to just 63.3% according ot the latest data. This together with a dramatic shift in thinking among Americans since the downturn has many stepping out on their own to open up their own businesses. The cupcake industry has become big business in the last year, just as the housing market is rebounding. So what are the differences between starting your own business in these two sizzling industries?

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Buying a Home in San Diego: Dear Seller Letters

Posted by JD Esajian // April 12, 2013


Should you be working on crafting a ‘Dear Seller’ letter to the seller of your next home in San Diego? San Diego real estate agents are reporting that ‘Dear Seller’ letters are making a big comeback in the midst of a sizzling spring market, where many of those buying a home find themselves neck deep in brutal bidding wars.

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This is Why You Should Really Be Flipping Houses

Posted by JD Esajian // April 11, 2013


Flipping houses can deliver fast money, lots of cash and fuel many more investments, but is that really why you should be doing it? One real estate investor recently featured on CNN Money flips houses for a different reason…

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3 Tips for Getting in Your Zone

Posted by JD Esajian // April 10, 2013


Whether working as a real estate agent, a mortgage broker or as the CEO of a real estate investing company, in order to be highly productive and to stay motivated you need to be in your zone. So what plans do you have in place to ensure your zone isn’t invaded on a daily basis? Here are three ways real estate investors and real estate agents can defend against these threats.

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How to Work Your Way Around Real Estate Networking Events

Posted by JD Esajian // April 9, 2013


Networking is great for real estate investors and events from local investors groups to the Realtors association to Chamber of Commerce can be highly profitable, if not absolutely essential. However, if you are not careful these opportunities can also be sabotaged by certain individuals too. That not only means wasting time and killing productivity but destroying ROI and missing out on valuable opportunities too.

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Have to Move? Should You Sell or Rent Your Old Home?

Posted by JD Esajian // April 8, 2013


Having to move, and fast, is a situation that is becoming more and more common, especially for many people finding jobs in hot spots like San Diego, CA or New Haven, CT that need to relocate immediately. It’s creating a nerve racking dilemma being faced by homeowners from coast to coast; if you need to move, should you sell your current home or hold onto it and lease it out?

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CT Homes: New Haven Prepping for New Boom

Posted by JD Esajian // April 5, 2013


Those looking into buying a home or investing in real estate in a rapidly appreciating area can’t afford to overlook CT homes and new developments in New Haven. Connecticut real estate is set to see incredible growth thanks to local government initiatives and a redevelopment project anchoring New Haven as a revitalized business and social hub.

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California Real Estate Buzz: Flash Sales

Posted by JD Esajian // April 4, 2013


There’s a new buzz word to describe what is going on in the California real estate market, ‘flash sales’. ‘Flash sales’ is a term used to define homes that sell in less than 24 hours, and there have been a lot of them reported recently, especially in Southern California.

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Live your ‘American Dream’ in San Diego

Posted by JD Esajian // April 3, 2013


For many, the American Dream is an untouchable objective that many aspire to. However, in San Diego County, that dream is a reality. While there may still be a few pessimists out there who are scared of buying a home, scared to invest or embrace a better future, there is plenty of opportunity for anyone to live out their dream of buying a home in this sun-kissed Southern California paradise.

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