Monthly Archives: November 2014

7 Tips for Planning a Successful Real Estate Event

Posted by JD Esajian // November 12, 2014

How can you increase your chances of having a successful real estate event? Whether it is a real estate education seminar, first time homebuyer class, expo for distressed homeowners, tour of foreclosure properties, fundraising event, or simply getting together, a real estate investment club or group of strategic partners, there is a lot that can […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Home More Sustainable

Posted by JD Esajian // November 11, 2014

How can individuals make their homes more sustainable? Sustainable living is becoming easier, and more important than ever. There are plenty of ways to live “greener” and more sustainably, even without having to bike to work, give up your favorite foods, or live off the grid. There are so many benefits too; ranging from the […]

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Are You Working With The Right San Diego Realtor?

Posted by JD Esajian // November 10, 2014

When should San Diego real estate sellers confront their Realtors? There are some great real estate agents in San Diego County and throughout Southern California. They make the business great, and sometimes even better than expected. Then there are those that are pretty much the opposite. Even with today’s extensive lineup of online review sites […]

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7 Tips for Smarter Real Estate Outsourcing

Posted by JD Esajian // November 7, 2014

Outsourcing, particularly in the real estate industry, has become something of the norm. Of course, outsourcing key functions for real estate agents, investors and companies isn’t without its challenges. So how can property professionals and businesses hire and manage remote staff for effectively? How can real estate outsourcing bring your business to the next level? […]

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A Beginner’s Guide To Getting Started As A Real Estate Investor

Posted by JD Esajian // November 6, 2014

Succeeding as a real estate investor is often as much about knowing what not to do as it is about knowing what to do. Still with me? Educating yourself on the pitfalls of real estate investing is as equally important as knowing how to succeed. In fact, the two are one in the same. It’s […]

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How To Compete In The New Mobile Marketplace

Posted by JD Esajian // November 5, 2014

Can individual real estate investors and smaller real estate firms still compete in the “mobile” property industry? Nearly 100% of home buyers are using the Internet for their home searches. Over half are already preferring mobile devices to desktops. By 2015, the overwhelming majority of home searches will likely be performed on mobile devices. Meanwhile, […]

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Rental Property Investing: The Big Tenant Screening Debate

Posted by JD Esajian // November 4, 2014

What’s the most important factor that investors need to consider when screening tenants? The real estate market is ripe for rental property investing. Asset prices are still attractive, demand for rentals red hot, rents are heading up, and the forecast for ongoing appreciation is strong. However, one of the big sticking points for real estate […]

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Real Estate Investing: How To Beat The Odds

Posted by JD Esajian // November 3, 2014

It was recently highlighted that in some markets there are more agents than deals being done. On a national level, there are around 5 million home sales per year, and 2 million Realtors. In some markets, there are more than double the number of home listings than agents. However, this doesn’t account for all of […]

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