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My home had some water damage last year (water heater was leaking), so I had to do some repairs and took care of most of the work myself. If I refi, will my home have to pass an inspection?

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I bought a condo and the HOA is *awful* to deal with. The lawn crew has broken three of my windows because their mowers spit out rocks, HOA won't do anything about it because they say I have no pr… more

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Lincoln Property Company. How much would a leasing agent make/year in New Jersey? Any connections that can help me secure a job there?

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What would be your advice if someone asked: “I’m debating right now on buying a car or moving to the city close to a metro station so that I maybe won’t need to buy a car for awhile. I plan to buy a c… more

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I'm a selling agent, and I'm having difficulty with one of my clients. She's asking way too much money for her house and she won't believe me when I say it's not going to sell. How… more

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What are your experiences with buying or selling homes on leased land... Is it really a secure investment, or could they just take back the land whenever they wanted?

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As a property owner, is there any way for me to build another house on the four acres I own, or would the property have to be subdivided?

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Should I get a new real estate agent? I feel like she isn't really listening to me, because she keeps showing me houses that are not anything like what I'm looking for; but it feels rude to re… more

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I would love to get some opinions on LVP (“luxury vinyl planks”) as a flooring option. I have to redo my kitchen floor and I’m concerned they might not hold up too well, I don’t want to regret it when… more

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Trying to buy a home and my agent keeps showing me homes where I could change this or that to “make it my own,” how can I get her to see that I’m not interested in a remodeling project now (or ever)?

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Hello Everyone,

I'm currently a civil design engineer, and trying to switch to real estate as a Program Manager. I have an interview in a week where they tell me I will have to work on … more

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Hello Everyone,

I'm currently a civil design engineer, and trying to switch to real estate as a Program Manager. I have an interview in a week where they tell me I will have to work on … more

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I want to sell my home but my neighbor is a hoarder (it’s really bad) and I know this will make my place less marketable. Does anyone know if there are laws or ordinances that might force him to at le… more

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What makes you want to quit residential real estate selling? List your Top 3 reasons that get you frustrated in this industry

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Looking at a few homes in the Seattle area and thinking of (possibly) buying a houseboat. Does anyone know if these are harder to get title insurance for?

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There’s a pretty big group of people in eastern Oregon who want to be annexed into Idaho (not that I think it will end up happening) and I would love to know whether this is having any effect on prope… more

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Someone told me Bill Gates was one of the biggest land owners in the US, does anyone have an idea about how much land he owns and where it’s located?

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There’s been a lot of talk about making cities more “walkable” but what does that do for property values? I imagine it might drive them up, but IDK if most people would want to live somewhere w/o a ca… more

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What do you think of the “Renter’s Choice” ordinance that says landlords can’t force new tenants to pay their security deposit before moving in? It seems like this would make property owners more hesi… more

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Is it common for commercial real estate companies to transfer commercial realtors from canada to US?

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I keep seeing these ads for that thing where you buy a lordship by purchasing land in Ireland or something. Is that legit? Or are they just printing out a certificate without actually selling you any … more

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I would like to know what everyone out there really thinks will happen to the value of farming land. Will fears about a food crisis drive the value up, or will fuel/shipping prices and methane crackdo… more

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Does anyone else think it seems unethical to sell land to people who are working for other countries’ governments? It kind of seems like a security risk to me

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Just heard that property prices are soaring in Florida, the news reported that mortgage rates are doubling. Meanwhile I’m over here in semi-rural Iowa, wondering if I will ever make a sale again…

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I work in property title insurance. People see “title locking service” ads, it takes half an hour on the phone to convince them that if their title’s insured, they don’t need that. Is this how doctors… more

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Those TV ads for “completely free” real estate agent services are ridiculous. ALL of us work on commission, that’s how the business is run! People need their own dedicated agent to help them, “Dial-An… more

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Best trick I’ve learned as a real estate agent: if you are trying to sell a home, ask the homeowners to bake some bread or cookies. Sounds silly, but the smell will fill the house and make prospective… more

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It always seemed like real estate was one of the safest things to invest in. Then the crash of ‘09 happened, and the market bounced back for a while. And now we’re in… whatever this is. It just seems … more

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Everyone keeps saying that the real estate market is going to bounce back soon. At this point I'm more likely to believe that unicorns will take over the world

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I’m new to real estate and trying to get into new home sales working for a builder. Any tips on finding jobs?

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Commercial real estate agents, do you feel like an MBA helps you in this business?

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As realtors, our worst and best friend are the contractors, being friends with the contractor that remodelled a home you are going to sell is a plus because you can know for sure what kind of improvem… more

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A good strategy I have is to see what type of client I am talking to and make dinner in the house for that person. I mean, if it is a couple I prepare a romantic dinner for two, and I tell them to com… more

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I'm from Baltimore, and lately, we have had a crazy buying spree, I mean I have sold the same property 2 times in less than 2 weeks, and the person who bought it immediately put it on the market a… more

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Any recommendations on JV funds, hard money, private equity etc to fund MFC deals and great residential deals brrr/flip. Finding some great deals in my local market. Any tips on raising capital or att… more

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Calling all Loan Originators!!! I've been in the mortgage industry for 5 years now (3 years as a Realtor, 2 as a loan originator).

Last years rates, anyone could have done well. You di… more

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For 5 years I basically had 10 frequent clients. Now those clients have brought me an average of two each, and now I have 30 constant clients and a bunch of clientele in my agency. It's true that … more

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Some agents are not sincere, and some houses have a negative record (this is what we call the incidents inside the homes), but many agents do not say it. I know it is about ethics, but at the same tim… more

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Currently, I have a "sales drought." It's been 2 months that I have not achieved anything and everyone tells me it's normal, but I feel it will be forever. Since I started, I have do… more

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