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Wholesaling is recognized as an excellent short-term real estate investing strategy. With little upfront capital required, it is particularly popular with new investors.
Historically, real estate agents and wholesalers have not always seen eye to eye. Some Realtors believe that wholesaling real estate is in opposition to their obligation to serve the best interests of their clients.
Helping Realtors understand your approach to wholesaling can help to alleviate potential concerns, paving the way for agent representation.
As long as compensation is understood upfront and you work with a Realtor in a way that benefits all parties, engaging the services of an agent can help you grow your wholesaling business faster, improving your close rate.
In this guide, you'll learn how to wholesale with a Realtor and make your deals a win-win for all involved while scaling your wholesale business.
Real estate agents and Realtors have the credentials required to hold a real estate license. While real estate law varies by location, a real estate license is the bottom-line requirement if you want to work with and represent individuals looking to buy or sell real property.
However, with much ado being made about the potential and terrific financial benefits of wholesaling, it is likely, as a Realtor, you have considered how you may get involved. Can a Realtor Wholesale Property?
The answer is yes; a Realtor or licensed agent can wholesale investment property if they do so without violating ethical boundaries or the legal limits set forth by real estate law and other obligations.
The first step for anyone wishing to embark on a real estate career is to get licensed. But to get licensed, candidates need to successfully complete the required education courses—online or in-person—from an education provider approved by their state licensing board.
But the education requirements don’t stop upon licensing. Real estate agents and brokers, like other licensed professionals, must complete continuing education requirements to keep their licenses in good standing.
Founded in 1996, Real Estate Express is a real estate education provider offering online real estate pre-license and post-license courses across a nationally accredited platform.
Lead generation is the lifeblood of the real estate business. It’s no surprise, then, that there are a large number of companies selling leads to real estate agents, teams, and brokers. Lead generation companies typically charge a subscription price for customers in exchange for providing leads, usually within a specified geographic area. Some lead-generating companies only provide leads, while others also provide customer relationship management and other features.
Zillow is a well-known brand, not just with real estate agents, but with the public in general. The Zillow Premier Agent program offers real estate agents the opportunity for visibility on the Zillow home search platform in their market as well as buyer leads from their market.
In this Zillow Premier Agent review, we’ll look at some of the pros and cons of the Premier Agent program, take a closer look at its features, and even see how it stacks up against its competitors.
Are you looking to crush it in the property game but aren't sure how to design a real estate logo for your new company?
You've seen famous and recognizable logos for large real estate brokerages, Fortune 500 companies, and national franchises, but how in the world are you supposed to create a logo for your own real estate company?
What you should know is that properly creating a logo for your real estate business should be recognized as one of your most fundamental marketing strategies.
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Ever since the pandemic broke out and full-time life behind the Zoom screen became a reality, investors - professional and amateur alike - have been seeking out ways to make a little extra cash with their spare time.
Perhaps you are looking to ditch the 9-5 mentality we’ve grown up to believe in. Perhaps you are looking to scrape out a couple of extra bucks to make ends meet and help weather the Covid storm. Or, maybe you are just looking to tap into a new industry and make a nice return while contemplating your next professional move.
Regardless of your intentions, one of the ultimate side hustles out there you need to consider is within the real estate market.
Interested in learning more about real estate side hustles? Here's what you'll learn:
Pocket listings are one of the unique and controversial methods of buying and selling real estate.
The “pocket” side of the term is metaphorical. It is essentially a listing represented by a real estate agent who is exclusively selling a property without advertising it to the general public.
Thus, they are said to be keeping the property in their pocket to maintain privacy and sell only to a limited buyer pool.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that up to 30% of all listings are believed to be pocket listings in some real estate markets.
This method of selling keeps properties very low-profile, which may be a preferred method of buying and selling for some. For others, they are perceived as a disservice to the real estate market as a whole.
If you're eager to learn all about pocket listings and how to benefit from them in your business, then look no further.
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For 99% of the population, buying a home is the largest and most important purchase they will make in their lifetimes. The property will cost you a lot of money so you want everything to go as smooth as can be when buying a home. As a real estate investor, you may want to add contingencies to your home offer contracts so that you have a way out of the deal if needed.
When the seller accepts your offer on a house, you will enter into a sales contract in order to complete the purchase. The contract will include things like the sale price, the amount of the earnest money deposit, and the length of escrow. Since most real estate transactions involve contingencies, you'll want to learn about the contingencies that protect yourself as a buyer.
If you are looking to buy a home, you should ask yourself questions like: What Are Contingencies? What Are Some Common Contingencies? What If I Don’t Include Contingencies In a...
Ever been interested in buying a home in a competitive market but weren't sure how to make your offer stand out from the rest?
One of our favorite methods is to make an offer with a substantial earnest money deposit!
An earnest money deposit is a proven way to show a seller you are interested in buying their home.
It shows a level of commitment from the buyer and acts as security for the owner when agreeing to sell their property to a particular buyer.
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When going through the process of buying a house you might find yourself having to go through escrow. So, the big question everyone seems to be wondering is what exactly is escrow?
The concept of escrow can be a confusing topic to get a firm grasp on. But, it is a very important concept to understand and learn. That's why we will break down everything you need to know about it in the article below!
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