Monthly Archives: May 2014

Negotiating The Best Deals

Posted by JD Esajian // May 30, 2014

Very rarely will you engage in negotiations and have them go exactly how you planned. If your initial offer is accepted, you are either overpaying for the property or there may be more than meets the eye. In most cases, there is usually a series of counters, rebuttals and back and forth that is expected […]

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NAR’s New Forecast For The U.S. Real Estate Market

Posted by JD Esajian // May 29, 2014

What does U.S. housing market data suggest is in store for the upcoming summer season? Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Lawrence Yun, delivered an extensive 100 slide presentation on the state of the economy, and emerging market trends at the Residential Real Estate Forum in Washington, DC on May 15th, 2014. […]

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Real Estate Investors: How To Recover From Setbacks

Posted by JD Esajian // May 28, 2014

Business setbacks happen to the best investors in the real estate business. Just like anyone who has ever twisted an ankle running, or pulled a muscle in the gym knows; it’s what you do next that makes all the difference in getting back to it. Real estate investors, agents and CEOs that have found themselves […]

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Stated Income Mortgage Loans Making A Comeback

Posted by JD Esajian // May 27, 2014

Is 2014 the year stated income and other exotic mortgages will return to the market? Do stated income loans exist in the current mortgage market? If so, why are they being allowed back? Who should consider using them? What precautions should be taken when considering a more lenient property loan? The majority of the news […]

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6 Ways To Use This Summer To Get Ahead In Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // May 23, 2014

We’re on the doorstep of another exciting sun kissed summer. In addition to the weather heating up, real estate professionals across the U.S. are putting in overtime and prepping for the peak home buying season. For those seeking to enjoy the best of the season for themselves and use the time to catapult their real […]

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What Role Will San Diego Realtors Play In 2014?

Posted by JD Esajian // May 22, 2014

Who is the average San Diego Realtor in 2014? How many homes do they really sell, and how money much do they really make? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has announced that Realtors are making more money and are doing more deals. However, real estate agents are some of the most misunderstood professionals in […]

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50 Home Improvement Ideas For Real Estate Professionals

Posted by JD Esajian // May 19, 2014

Home improvements aren’t just for homeowners. Real estate agents and investors should have a full arsenal of ideas on hand at all times in order to help clients make homes more attractive and salable. After a while, many will be able to instantly walk a property and identify a dozen or more ways to make […]

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6 Productivity Strategies For SoCal Real Estate Professionals

Posted by JD Esajian // May 16, 2014

As business volume, competition, and new opportunities rise, enhancing productivity is becoming more important for real estate professionals. Most are never happy with how much they get done and are in constant search of ways to improve their personal and business performance. Fortunately, there are a variety of methods, tools and strategies for boosting productivity. […]

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San Diego Home Prices Up, But Still Have Far To Go

Posted by JD Esajian // May 15, 2014

San Diego home values are leading the country in appreciation, but they still have a very long way to go. Home prices in San Diego County might have shot up dramatically from a few years ago, but many are underestimating just how high they are headed over the next decade. So where are Southern California […]

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49 Real Estate Marketing Ideas

Posted by JD Esajian // May 14, 2014

Even though the amount of housing inventory has reportedly shrunk, the market for selling homes is still incredibly competitive. It is only expected to become more competitive in the near future. So what are some real estate marketing ideas for real estate agents, investors and regular homeowners that want to sell their houses and do […]

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