You Are Browsing ‘Industry Insights’ Category

Do you need to ship a car? Maybe you have just been relocated across the country for a new job? It doesn't matter if you’re shipping a family car or if you’ve got something a little more exotic and expensive, it's important to understand the difference between the types of auto transport companies available for shipping cars and some of the things you need to...

Last year was a brutal wakeup call for most potential homebuyers in this country, U.S. veterans not excluded. According to a recent Veterans United Home Loans report, the COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly half of all veterans to change their home-buying plans in 2021. However, the report, which highlights a survey conducted by global research firm Kantar in collaboration...

By Anita Ginsburg A roof can last a long time, usually decades, without needing to be replaced. However, natural causes like hazardous weather and nearby trees may cause serious damage that means your roof will need to be repaired or replaced earlier than expected. Consider having your roof inspected by a professional roofer, if you experience any of these in your...

By Brian Davis For most real estate investors, cash for down payments is the bottleneck. The choke point, the constraint that sets the speed limit on how fast you can build your rental portfolio. This means if you want to grow your portfolio faster, you need to solve the down payment problem.  Related: How to Make Getting Into Real Estate Investing More Affordable Whether...

By Marion Weiler Dealing with decreasing margins and an increasing risk of losing top talent, brokerages of all sizes are looking for ways to counteract these dynamics. But way too often, the focus wanders looking at tangible solutions and monetary fixes. What's frequently overlooked is that a strong company culture across all levels of the organization and teams...

In celebration of Valentine's Day, we're taking a look at a recent LendingTree survey that analyzes which demographics move for love and the states that they end up moving to, as well as the circumstances in which they made their decision. The online lending marketplace surveyed some 1,550 U.S. consumers and found that 41% of respondents have moved for love. The...

By Anica Oaks Making the choice to purchase a new home is a major decision for anyone. Once you’ve settled on the idea that you do want to buy a home, there are many more options you’ll have to face; one of the most important is the ideal size of a home to best fit your family and lifestyle. Here are some tips so that you can choose the right size home to meet...

Are you considering either building a modular home or buying one that's already constructed? You are not alone. Many folks are turning to modular homes as another housing choice. Cost-efficient and headache-free, a modular home can be a great option for homeowners who dream of owning their very own custom home but don't want to go through the pains of managing architects...

By Lizzie Weakley To earn some extra money, you may  consider renting out your home. You cannot rush into this process, however, because there are many guidelines that you must review first. Here are some steps to follow if you're serious about renting out your home legally and sensibly: Check the Reliability of Your Tenants It's easy to end up with a tenant who...

When it comes to lead generation and maintaining strong client relationships, social media is a real estate agent's most powerful tool. From showcasing your available listings to posting educational content that keeps your audience engaged, each platform offers a chance to reach new potential clients and stay connected to your ever-growing social sphere. But your...