Finding a decent mortgage rate right now can be interesting to say the least. The real estate market lately has seen its share of ups and downs, and it is not stopping yet. There are some very good deals out there that are easy to find if you know where to look and how to look for them.
Don’t try to trick them! A best site with 50 pages of hot air won’t fool the Internet community. Keyword-stuffing will only work temporarily. When visitors find nothing but fluff on a website, they won’t go back and they won’t create word of mouth in their own blogs and websites. When your traffic drops, the search engines find out in a hurry and the bottom falls out of your ranking.
If you buy to renovate and resell, guess what? The Realtors are a wealth of information when it comes to contractors who they recommend for your project. They have had the opportunity to see how these contractors work, their fees, their reliability, etc. Bad contractors can eat away at your profits quickly, so you need good ones.
And you can give general tips on selling. That opens you up to everything from proper pricing to staging the house, to the reason why sellers should be absent during showings.
One good way you can get a lot of links pointing at your website is by having articles that you let other people put on their site, that have a link or two pointing back to your website.
This goes eons beyond dividing your prospects into buyers and sellers, and hot, medium and cold. Your email communications to a 30 year Vet at IBM should convey a unique tone and context different than your typical communication with say a self employed-entreupreneiral Contractor.
There are various trainings available for REAL ESTATE agents. It would be wise to pick up an agent whose has undergone at least some training so that he knows the in and out of his trade.
If you are having home repairs done by a contractor, one way to save money is to get multiple bids from several licensed contractors that are well established and highly recommended. Make sure that the bids you receive are written and contain fixed-price bids for the needed services. By conducting this type of comparison shopping, you can get quality work at the best possible pricing.
Rent a room in your home: If you have an extra room or if your kids can double up, you can bring in some rental income by allowing a single person or college student to take up residence under your roof. This could help the person needing an inexpensive rental and make a big dent in your red ink.
They network online better. Activerain, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and other networking sites are a way for agents to get to know each other online and when they do, they tell each other about their newest listings. Wouldn’t it be nice to work with an agent who knows about a fantastic house coming on the market before anyone else, so you get to look at it sooner?