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If You Promote It, They Will Come – Open House that actually attracts people

With such a competitive housing market realtors are always looking for a new way to make an impression on their clients. The internet has allowed for easy and simple browsing of homes on the market allowing audiences for open houses to be smaller each year. According to the National Association of Realtors more than 77% of homebuyers shopped online to find their future homes. With online shopping being so prominent, agents must find new ways to get clients to an open house to experience the house in a way off the screen.

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HOW DO STUDENT LOANS EFFECT THE HOUSING MARKET

It’s no secret that student loans have been increasing over the last few years with more young adults entering into college to further their education. Two-thirds of college seniors who graduated in 2015 had student loan debt, with an average of $26,600 per borrower with numbers only increasing in 2016. There are many programs in place to help the support of federal aid to alleviate the amount of debt student’s encounter upon graduation. What do student loans have to do with the housing market and how does this affect my market?

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Online Search Home Buying Advice

When buying a new home, where is the first place you look? The internet. The only problem is that the internet has hundreds, thousands, millions of links to information that will make your online home buying search a little more difficult than expected. We want to help ease the pain of searching for your new home with seven tips to guide your online search.

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Malibu’s Booming Summer Rental Market

When you have deep pockets and you want to summer in Los Angeles you need to look no further than PCH. Malibu, more precisely, is considered the “West Coast Hamptons” with summer beach rentals up to $750,000 a month! But even if you have the deepest of pockets, the competition is fierce so don’t wait too long to book your piece of paradise this summer.

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Chinese Consumer Pointers

There are five things you need to know about Chinese consumers especially in the Real Estate market. As the world watches the slowing economy in China, some are concerned that their consumers will stop spending. However a report from consultancy McKinsey & Co. conveys five takeaways that this will not be the case.

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Spring Colors

With the first day of spring coming up (March 20th) we can expect spring colors to start arriving everywhere in the stores. This means the season of COLOR has arrived! Get a start on your color palette for your next showing by keeping these “Top 10” colors from the Spring Fashion Color Report” in mind.
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Ten steps to preparing your home for its first open house

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When you have decided to put your house on the market, it’s important to remember it takes preparation to get your property for the market. You are selling a product at the end of the day and you need your product to be attractive to the mass market. The more buyers that can visualize themselves living in your home the greater the chance of high priced sale. Here are ten steps to prepare any home for its first debut on the open market:

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High Quality Exposure Through LuxuryRealEstate.com

In today’s world, 80% of all home buyers start their search online making it the most important place to market a property. The problem is there is so much clutter on the internet that it’s hard to find a website that conveys to the buyer the best properties with high quality marketing. Pritchett-Rapf is associated with Luxury Real Estate magazine and online website that offers the highest quality marketing and exposure.

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