Monthly Archives: October 2014

10 Steps For Getting Started In Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // October 31, 2014

Successful real estate investor.

What steps are involved in getting started in real estate? There is no question that real estate is one of the best career paths, investment opportunities and methods to generate long-term wealth. Of course, going from 0-60 in real estate can be a big leap for many. This is especially true for those desiring to […]

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Generation Z Could Be the Biggest Generation of Home Buyers Yet

Posted by JD Esajian // October 30, 2014

While homeownership has been shrinking in the U.S., a new generation of home buyers appears primed to reverse the trend. It would appear, for the time being, that the next generation is extremely bullish on the prospect of homeownership. So will generation Z be renters or buyers? How much do they really care about real […]

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CT Homes Reviews New Sandicor MLS Website

Posted by JD Esajian // October 29, 2014

San Diego County’s regional MLS service just launched a new consumer website. So what’s it like? What value does it offer for SoCal home buyers and real estate investors? Where does it fail? is the new consumer facing portal of the San Diego County regional Multiple Listing Service. The site appears designed to enable […]

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How Long Does It Take To Flip A House?

Posted by JD Esajian // October 28, 2014

How long does it really take to flip a house in today’s market? Perhaps even more importantly, why is it important to know how much time it should take? Understanding the market and how it works is critical. Make sure you know what to expect when flipping a home. The Rising Popularity of Flipping Houses […]

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America’s Most Overvalued & Undervalued Real Estate Markets

Posted by JD Esajian // October 27, 2014

Where are America’s most overvalued, and undervalued real estate markets today, and where should investors be investing? According to Trulia’s most recent Bubble Watch report, the overwhelming percentage of U.S. markets are still undervalued. A few are reportedly pushing above what Trulia deems where they should be. So where are the most overpriced and bargain […]

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9 Daily Steps Towards Building Your Own Real Estate Empire

Posted by JD Esajian // October 24, 2014

It’s the small, consistent tasks in which ‘overnight’ successes are found. Whether you are trying to get discovered as an artist, get a startup off the ground, or become a real estate mogul, it’s usually the small things you do every day that make the big difference. Branson, Dyson, and Colonel Sanders have all experienced […]

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What Do San Diego Realtors Look for in Real Estate Investors?

Posted by JD Esajian // October 23, 2014

What do San Diego Realtors look for in a real estate investor? Some real estate investors might think this sounds like an odd question. Shouldn’t Realtors be begging for their business? Yes, and no. Some will certainly be falling over themselves to gain any whiff of business, no matter where it comes from. Of course, […]

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6 Of The Best Ways To Gift, Donate & Transfer Property

Posted by JD Esajian // October 22, 2014

Giving real estate can have a great impact for all those involved. So what are some of the best ways to gift, donate and transfer property today? There are many reasons to give the gift of real estate. Real estate is expected to be an incredibly hot gift item as we move into the Black […]

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How Much Should CA Real Estate Agents Charge In Commission?

Posted by JD Esajian // October 21, 2014

How much commission should California home sellers be paying real estate agents? Is 6% commission simply insane, or not enough? How have some discount services ended up costing CA homeowners more than traditional Realtor services? What if you want to skip paying commission altogether? Is the Traditional Real Estate Sales Commission Model Broken? Some have […]

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Real Estate Brokers & Technology

Posted by JD Esajian // October 20, 2014

Where are real estate brokers really leveraging technology? Where are they not? What opportunities does this provide for Realtors, investors and technology developers? There is an incredible disparity in the use of technology in the real estate industry. Despite a lot of talk in the media about highly innovative technology, there is some serious doubt […]

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