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Is the Market Shifting?

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By Jennifer Klein and Derek Sandoval There is a shift toward a seller’s market in many areas of the country. Placer County Association of REALTORS® YPN members Jennifer Klein and Derek Sandoval discuss contributing factors, including lack of inventory and fewer distressed properties. Jennifer Klein is a REALTOR® in Northern California who is experienced in short sales, investments, and property …

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Have Prices Really Hit Bottom?

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By Brooke Wolford Most have us have been hearing lately that prices have hit bottom.  If you are like me, you are almost scared to say it. I say it quietly, so if I am wrong, maybe nobody will hear me. Many of us have been nervous to say anything.  Looking back over the past several years, how many times …

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Business Planning for 2012

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By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager It’s official: 2012 has kicked into full gear. If you haven’t already, now is the time to start your business planning.  Elizabeth Mendenhall, 2012 chair of NAR’s Strategic Planning Committee, recently asked YPN members what kind of statistics they consider when forming their annual business plan.  From my former selling days, I focused mainly on …