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Free Marketing Tips For Real Estate Agents

We love bringing consumers tips on how to increase their house value and discover what’s my house worth, but we’d like to take a minute to offer support to the great professionals who make the housing market move: real estate agents.

Over the last few months, the marketing experts at GetMyHomesValue have been developing a site filled with free eBooks and marketing tips for real estate agents.

The fruits of that labor and brain power are available to the real estate community at RealEstateMarketing.net, a real estate marketing website designed to give real estate agents of all levels of experience tips for getting their message in front of more home buyers and sellers than ever before.

The first eBook available at REM.net is “Real Estate Marketing: How The Experts Make Over 200K Per Year.” Available as a FREE, downloadable PDF, this eBook is a great source for helping real estate agents produce effective marketing plans to gather more leads and improve their ROI.

The tips and information shared at REM.net isn’t produced by just anyone, either. The internet marketing experts at GetMyHomesValue, a 2008 Inc. 500 company, put together each eBook.

“How The Experts Make 200K Per Year” is the first in a series of eBooks that REM.net should be releasing every few weeks. Future PDF’s and eBooks will explain the variety of online and offline marketing techniques in an easy to understand format for real estate agents (or soon to be real estate agents) looking for tips that are easy to understand.

If you’re a real estate agent looking for tips in how to make your marketing more successful, check out RealEstateMarketing.net.

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October 27, 2008 at 3:00 pm 5 comments

Creative Real Estate Purchases

If you are looking to purchase affordable real estate, there are many creative ways to find great properties. Some ideas are very common, others not so much.

The choice is up to you, but regardless of your method of finding a home to buy, make sure you save money. Lenders will definitely want to see a substantial down payment before approving homeowners for a loan.

Consider:

  • Finding a fixer upper that is not in the best condition.
  • Buying a two family house that needs some work. Rent the one half out to a tenant, use that income to pay for all the repairs.
  • Move in with your/your spouse’s parents. Eliminate the cost of renting a place and save for a down payment on a house. In today’s market, even previous homeowners with great credit are required to put down around 20% of a home loan, much different circumstances than during the housing boom of a few years ago.
  • Open up a high-interest savings account. Come up with an amount that you will have to deposit in that account every month, and use that towards a down payment.
  • Look into listings of foreclosures. If projections are accurate, foreclosure listings will be on the rise over the next year.
  • Consult with a real estate agent to find a home.

October 9, 2008 at 11:05 am Leave a comment

Rental Property Valuation

Editor’s Note: Below is an article on rental real estate values. GetMyHomesValue.com does not endorse a rental property management service. Instead, GetMyHomesValue connects real estate agents nationwide to homeowners with real estate needs. For more information on real estate agent services from GetMyHomesValue.com, call 877.545.3237.

Managing rental properties on your own? Looking to invest in rental real estate? Here are some tips for you to get started on the most common form of real estate investing.

  • Find out the fair market value of your properties
  • Find a software to help you manage the properties

Property management software will be essential for investors who are looking at having multiple properties. With property management software like Rent Roll Pro, your rental property valuation tool and property management software will be able to work together, helping you manage the places you own and rent out easily.You will definitely notice that getting a rental property valuation tool like Rent Roll Pro will make your renting life a whole lot easier and it will save you time and money in the end.

October 8, 2008 at 7:00 am 3 comments

Affordable Housing: Used Mobile Homes

Becoming a landlord is a great business idea. With so many foreclosed homes available on the market, buying a few acres of land near a local college and putting together a mobile home park to rent to college students sounds like a great investment.

College markets are always going to need affordable housing. Most double wide mobile homes have two bedrooms, a kitchen, a living area, and sometimes two bathrooms. With these accommodations, college students could have a roommate, cut their expenses, and have privacy with their own bedroom.

When you’re searching for used mobile home prices online, results will include manufactured homes. Don’t confuse the two. Another possible roadblock you might come across in trying to establish a mobile home park is that people have a negative association with them.

Some people out there are looking to sell their mobile homes. Make sure you analyze the cost of moving used mobile homes when you consider moving them to a different location. This can be costly.

Speaking with a local real estate agent could be the best option you have as a first step towards determining if a mobile home park is something you should invest in.

To get connected with a local real estate agent in your area, visit GetMyHomesValue.com. Type in your zip code in the box on the right, click submit, and fill out the information on the following page. GetMyHomesValue will then connect you with a local real estate agent to discuss your real estate needs.

October 2, 2008 at 4:00 pm 2 comments


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