United Country Real Estate celebrates its 90-year anniversary, February 24-26, at our National Convention. Where better to celebrate than the unique and historical city of New Orleans, La.? In honor of United Country’s celebration, we’ve broken down the top 10 things to do in the Big Easy.
10. Cemetery Tours. Known as “cities of the dead,”
Technology rules the world. With the Internet and smart phones, information is available with the touch of a button. This has changed the way a company, including those in real estate, markets their services and products to the masses. Traditional marketing has transitioned to online marketing. Looking for someone to sell your home? Google it!
The auction industry is rapidly growing and changing. Inadequate preparation prior to bidding from new auction participants, as well as the growing epidemic of an “all sales are NOT final” belief system, has caused a shift in the simplicity of post-auction transactions. This leaves auctioneers asking some questions…
How far should we be required to go
Building relationships with clients can be harder than you think. Sometimes it takes more than just posting a listing online or putting a sign in a yard to close a sale. In any field, customers rely on the salesperson to have an extensive knowledge of their product and be able to relay that knowledge effectively.
Most people sell up and move on at least once while others have to relocate on a number of occasions, maybe for work purposes or because family circumstances change. Whatever the reason, when it comes time to sell your home there are a number of things you need to take into account if you are
Existing home sales and home prices are expected to rise next year, according to an economic forecast presented by Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, and Mel Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency at a residential real estate forum held during the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in New
Owning a coastal property is a dream come true for many people, offering striking views, a more relaxed way of life, fresh, clean air, open space, and total escapism to those who are lucky enough to realize their vision. There is nothing quite like waking up to the sounds and smells of the ocean and,
As we’ve stated in previous articles, Americans are purchasing vacation real estate, second homes and recreational property at a more rapid rate than in recent years. FromMinnesota to Southern Florida, Americans are once again pursuing vacation property while the conditions are right. Several market factors can help explain this strong demand and trends point to
A recent Gallup poll found that Americans realize real estate is the best long-term investment. With mortgage rates at record low rates and reasonable prices in the non-urban sectors of the nation, now is the ideal time to look for an investment that can appreciate in value over time, produce income and uniquely gives you
Over the last decade big things have been changing in real estate sales and the biggest change … the auction market. For a long time, the auction industry was primarily considered a fix to relieve the market of distressed or unwanted properties. This is no longer the case and as a real estate owner, you