Monthly Archives: August 2014

The 411 On Publishing Real Estate Books in 2014

Posted by JD Esajian // August 14, 2014

Real estate books have been one of the most instrumental forces in creating wealth and changing lives over the last five decades. So what makes real estate books so great? Where do they miss they mark? Who should be considering publishing their own real estate related books, and how should they do it? Real estate […]

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2014 Mortgage & Real Estate Scams To Watch Out For

Posted by JD Esajian // August 13, 2014

As the U.S. housing market rebounds, some professionals are warning of a resurgence in real estate and mortgage fraud. So what is being perpetrated, and investigated now, and what should those that encounter it, do about it? The more you learn about these scams, the more you will be able to avoid becoming a victim. […]

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6 Important Real Estate Education Lessons from Zillow

Posted by JD Esajian // August 12, 2014

What does Zillow’s latest round of financial data teach real estate companies, business owners, and independent professionals? Zillow’s recent acquisition of Trulia has captivated the real estate industry media headlines. It’s a big, bold move, and the impact will be seen over time. There is a lot for business owners and independent professionals to glean […]

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Is It Time To Get Back Into Real Estate?

Posted by JD Esajian // August 11, 2014

Is it time for you to get back into real estate? A recent feature by Inman News highlighted a surge in new real estate websites and a significant influx of new real estate agents. The motivation for new entries to real estate sales, investment, and finance world is obvious. But what about the veterans that […]

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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by JD Esajian // August 8, 2014

“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 […]

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The International Real Estate Landscape In 2015

Posted by JD Esajian // August 7, 2014

International real estate is increasingly gracing global headlines. So is the whole world experiencing a new real estate boom? Should U.S. investors be rapidly expanding their portfolios overseas? Or should more global property investors be upping their stakes in the American property market? When global economies and property markets pick up, the media gets buzzing. […]

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How Zillow’s Big Trulia Takeover Can Help Investors Selling Houses

Posted by JD Esajian // August 6, 2014

Zillow’s massive takeover in the online real estate dominion has the majority of real estate professionals concerned, according to a recent Inman News poll. Still, a few forward thinking real estate brokers and investors are already finding ways to make it work in their favor when it comes to selling houses. GodZillow Call it ‘Zulia,’ […]

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America’s Largest Funds Start Flipping Houses

Posted by JD Esajian // August 5, 2014

The largest American equity and hedge funds, and multi-million dollar investment firms are turning to flipping houses. Why are they switching up strategies? What will it mean for regular home buyers and renters, as well as smaller real estate investors? Flipping America In a dramatic turn of events, Bloomberg News revealrd that many of the […]

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What The New U.S. Housing Monopoly Means For America

Posted by JD Esajian // August 4, 2014

New insight into the moves of giant hedge funds and private equity firms reveals just how massive their plans are for controlling a larger portion of the U.S. property market. After investing billions into the American housing market and buying up thousands of single-family homes, the best funded firms have announced they are moving into […]

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Top 10 Tips For Selling A House In 2014

Posted by JD Esajian // August 1, 2014

What tips can help property owners sell their homes in 2014? More importantly, what tips and factors can help homeowners sell their properties faster, for the most money, and keep the most net proceeds in their pockets? 1. Price it Right This cannot be stated enough. If a home isn’t priced right, it isn’t going […]

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