Real Estate Influence Articles

These Real Estate articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Real Estate industry.

March 29, 2012 – 942 views
Being a landlord can be a tough job. Full Story 
February 28, 2012 – 1,077 views
Jeremy Conway - RECON Intelligence Services
Of the several challenges currently facing our industry, few will have the long-term ramifications or impact of its current shortage of investment and working capital. The business and market traumas of the last decade have rendered many, if not most, firms unable to do anything but satisfy the most basic of month-to-month needs. With each month that goes by, many firms find themselves further and further away from the ability to invest in even the most basic of technological or service updates. Moreover the ability of brokers to either sell their company, in the ordinary course of business, or to expand through the purchase of “healthy” firms (as opposed to shotgun arrangements), is equally in question. For a long time now, with the possible exception of the upcoming Zillow IPO, the industry has been a “non player” on Wall Street and other financial markets. Full Story 
January 24, 2012 – 988 views
Todd P. Miller
There are a lot of people who think that an attorney is necessary when doing a short sale, and there are also a lot of law firms today that are offering this kind of service. But do you really need to have an attorney whenever you are doing a short sale? Full Story 
January 10, 2012 – 996 views
Marin Cantu
Author's note - this article is specific to Texas law only. Please consult an attorney in your state for state specific advice. I successfully challenged three Texas wrongful foreclosures in 2011, so with 2012 upon us, and a number of wrongful foreclosure cases making their way through the courts, let's take a look at three common elements to a successful borrower challenge to a wrongful foreclosure. Full Story 
January 3, 2012 – 954 views
Nathaneal Mohr
In this article I am going to share with you four ways to create videos that your buyers and sellers will want to watch; along with a few important tips to make sure your marketing goals are reached with video. Here are the first 4 steps to making online videos that bring you more buyers and sellers 1. Understand Who Your Videos Are For: Define, describe or re-mind yourself of who your ideal customer is. Full Story 
November 22, 2011 – 1,061 views
Walter Sanford
Question: How do you handle the “I’m using my cousin/nephew/sister” remark? Got a hold of an expired today and they had no motivation. Decided to wait for 18 months and they are using their nephew. Should I call them back in 9 months? Full Story 
November 8, 2011 – 936 views
Mike McCoy
If you're going to be working on a short sale as a real estate investor, a realtor, or even a homeowner, one of the most important things that you need to do is put together a complete short sale packet. Without a complete short sale packet, your file will not even be opened, let alone reviewed. In other words, you can forget about getting your short sale approved if you ca't even put together a proper package. Full Story 
October 18, 2011 – 1,003 views
Andy Heller
Emeril can’t figure out where he made his mistake. He thought he was getting a great deal when he bought a house and got a 10% discount. However, he barely turned a profit on his investment. Full Story