How to Protect Home Buyers, Owners From Asbestos

Blog Contributor Hazard & Disclosures, Rental Properties, Safety 1 Comment

By Rachel Lynch When trying to find a buyer’s dream home, it’s critical to not lose sight of what really matters—and no, I don’t mean an immaculate kitchen. Whether your client is a first-time homebuyer, or a retiree looking to downsize, the state of their new home impacts their health. Unfortunately, even the most beautiful facade can be hiding an …

4 Ways to Find Off-Market Deals for Buyers

Blog Contributor Buyers, Commercial & Investment Real Estate, Multiple-Family Properties, Rental Properties, Sales & Marketing, Working with Clients 3 Comments

By James Vasquez If you’re like most real estate agents, you probably source deals for your clients who are looking for fixer uppers or rental property using only one tool, your local multiple listing service (MLS); ours is San Antonio Board of REALTORS® MLS. When I first got started in real estate seven years ago, I fell into the same …

Who Are Today’s Landlords?

Erica Christoffer Condominiums, Establishing Your Business, Multiple-Family Properties, Property Management, Rental Properties, Working with Clients 1 Comment

If you’re looking to get into property management, you’ll want to research your potential clients. And property owners who are considering becoming landlords will be looking for a real estate professional who’s familiar with their needs. According to a recent survey of 2,000 landlords conducted by TransUnion, 44 percent are age 34 and under and 66 percent are college graduates. …

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Rentals: Time Donation or Client Base Builder?

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Rental Properties, Sales & Marketing, Working with Clients 5 Comments

By Laura Rubinchuk All of the tag lines we hear somehow incorporate the following: Who do you know who’s looking to buy or sell in the next 30 days? Notice we never hear “rent” in those scenarios. Well as REALTORS®, how do you know when to focus your time on a rental, versus a bigger money maker like a buyer …