News & Commentary: Commentary Articles
Jim Woodard shares news you can actually use on the real estate bubble, relo services, and condo sales.
Jim Woodard offers news you can actually use on the second-home market and a tax break for the military.
News you can actually use: This guest column at REALTOR® Magazine Online not only keeps you up to speed with real estate industry trends, but shows you how to use these trends to make more money.
We think of our mission as a promise to you. We want you to hold us to it—and we want you to know what we’re doing to live up to it.
Get your financial ducks in line. Take these vital steps to get started on the right path to a sound financial future.
Early in real estate consultant and speaker Danielle Kennedy's career, when she was selling 100 homes a year and raising young children, she found herself overwhelmed and burned out. One of her mentors advised her to attend to those parts of her life she had was neglecting--and missing. So she began writing letters to herself.
Real estate brokers and their sales associates need to educate potential listing clients that a pre-inspection of the home may be a necessity in today’s housing market.
If there's one quality lacking in the typical realty transaction, it's instant gratification. Sign a real estate contract today, and it can take weeks and months to actually close the deal. However, routinely closing in 10 days or even within a week is not unreasonable. Here's how.
We've reached a point with environmental regulations where there should be a reasoned balance between costs and benefits. It's time to say that extremism and absolutism don't work.
REITs are here to stay, and toward the end of the year, we should see them accelerate their acquisition activity. But the nature of their business is changing dramatically, so hold on to your hat. It’s going to continue to be a wild ride.