Is FSBO safe?

Security is often raised as an issue in FSBO (For Sale By Owner) real estate sales. Some real estate agents try to scare homeowners into listing with them by claiming it is unsafe. Some homeowners are unsure how to safely display their property. By taking…

Fundamentals of contract law

No matter where you live in North America, you must have seen some humorous cartoons depicting a not-so-trustworthy real estate agent intending to sell a home to an innocent-looking couple. My favorite cartoon, which still makes me chuckle, dates back to a few years ago…

Tips for selling your own home

Home values ​​in the last sixty years have risen steadily. Everyone (even those who should have known better) believed that the increase would continue forever and the entire real estate industry was established on that concept. So the worst happens after hyperinflation in home values…

Water conservation basics

The average American household consumes about 146,000 gallons of water each year, primarily within the home. Scientists predict water shortages in thirty-six states by 2013. However, analysts say that it is not all bleak and that the nation can do a lot to save about…

Real estate advertising

Online real estate advertising is a form of promotion that uses the Internet to send marketing messages to attract potential real estate clients. Examples of online advertising include: Contextual Ads Advertising Blogs Rich media ads Social media advertising Interstitial Ads Online Classified Advertising Advertising networks…