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There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be longing for the open spaces that suburban and rural areas provide. In a recent Realtor Magazine article, they discussed the issue and addressed comments made by Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “While migration trends were toward urban centers before the pandemic, real estate thought leaders have predicted a suburban resurgence as home buyers seek more space for social distancing. Now the data is supporting that theory. Coronavirus... Read more →

There are two crises in this country right now: a health crisis that has forced everyone into their homes and a financial crisis caused by our inability to move around as we normally would. Over 20 million people in the U.S. became instantly unemployed when it was determined that the only way to defeat this horrific virus was to shut down businesses across the nation. One second a person was gainfully employed, a switch was turned, and then the room went dark on their livelihood. The financial pain so many families are facing right now is deep. How deep will... Read more →

We recently got the opportunity to interview Dan Noma, Jr, founder of the I-Real Estate Pro Certification Course. The iBuyer trend is not going away anytime soon in over 28 U.S real estate markets. In tis interview, you will learn more about iBuyers and how how can survive and thrive making both the mindset and process adjustment for you business in 2020 and beyond! The iReal Estate Pro™️ Certification is led by industry leaders Dan Noma Jr., and Kenny Klaus. Both Arizona natives, combined they provide you over 40 years of experience in the local real estate landscape. Together, with... Read more →

WBNL Coaching Launches with a Unique Path to Gaining Clarity in Your Business and Personal Life

WBNL Coaching, a fresh new take on coaching and training, has launched with a philosophy that alignment and connection, tied closely with basic business practice, set a tone that anyone can follow to prosperity. The company's initial course curriculum focuses on helping Real Estate agents increase their business; however the unique techniques guiding their coaching can help any business owner gain clarity. Co-founders, Jan O’Brien and Matt Emerson have reimagined Coaching, Training, Management, and Real Estate and have put together programs that can help people gain clarity on the direction that will best meet their vision. “It all starts with... Read more →

Heart Mind Business Coaching is a real estate, business, life coaching and training company providing both personal, one-on-one coaching and online, on demand training and virtual coaching. HMB Coaching: Align and Connect Your Heart (passion) and Mind (attitude) with Your Business. Read more →

Join me at this year's RealTech conference in Las Vegas at the Riviera on April 17th. I am one of the featured speakers... Finding WIN-WIN-WIN Solutions with MLS technologies and data-handling Control of MLS data and Listing syndication continue to be a controversial and highly debated topic in our industry. As consumers continue to demand more meaningful data and a better user experience online, what can we do as brokers/agents, associations and technology companies to work toward that outcome? Get 50% off of normal ticket prices - just use promocode SPEAKER50. Currently, tickets are selling for $199. Last year, over... Read more →

Infographic: Top 100 Real Estate Blogs to Follow in 2013

Here's an infographic of 100 Real Estate blogs and resources... this real estate coach blog comes in at 51:) An infographic by the team at CouponAudit Join the WBNL Coaching Wanderers Club - The online, virtual coaching and training platform for Real Estate and Business Professionals. Your basic, FREE membership includes: WBNL Coaching Real Estate Business Plan Online Course and Downloads Read more →

Real Estate News and Recommended Articles June 11-21, 2012

Here is a recap of some newsworthy headlines and articles from around the real estate industry, business tips, and social media marketing: Good News for the Housing Market, June 14, 2012 from Bloomberg Businessweek Home prices and sales are on the rise. Shadow inventory is shrinking quickly. Foreclosures are up In May, banks filed to foreclose on 205,990 properties—a 9 percent increase during April, according to RealtyTrac. Borrowers are building more equity in their homes. What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, 6-12-12 from FastCompany Track Your Time, Picture the Perfect Morning, Think Through the Logistics, Build the Habit,... Read more →

3.8% Tax to go into Effect in 2013 Applies to Investment Income for Upper Income Taxpayers

Incorrect information and rumors abound online regarding the so-called "3.8% Medicare Tax." The 3.8% Tax is NOT a Transfer Tax on Real Estate Sales Here is NARs explanation of the tax that will go into effect in 2013: The health care legislation enacted in 2013 included a new tax that was designed to affect upper income taxpayers. The 3.8% tax is imposed ONLY on those with more than $200,000 of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) ($250,000 on a joint return). The tax applies to investment income, defined as capital gains, dividends, interest payments, and, for those who own rental property, net... Read more →

Please Join Us in Celebrating our GRAND OPENING of the new Green Valley Branch location! FALL IN LOVE WITH REALTY ONE GROUP WHEN: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 WHERE: Green Valley Office 2831 St. Rose Pkwy. #100 Henderson, NV 89052 TIME: 12pm - 6pm (Lunch at 12pm followed by Ribbon Cutting at 1pm) View Larger Map Join us for a meet & greet from 2pm - 4pm and cocktail party from 4pm - 6pm. Come celebrate as we all toast to Realty ONE Group's newest luxurious 12,000 sq. ft. office. This Valentine's Day mark your calendar to attend this Grand Opening... Read more →

VA Loans and Veteran Homeownership in Nevada

Image via Wikipedia When Congress created the VA Home Loan Guaranty program in 1944, Las Vegas would have been unrecognizable compared to the city it has become today. Now, thanks to the federal government’s generous subsidized home loan program, military homebuyers have the ability to use a Nevada VA loan to purchase a home in Nevada. Because of their great terms, VA loans are popular among military members and have aided more than 19 million Vets in purchasing a home. After picking out a home in Las Vegas, buyers must consider their financing options. Two things that are central to... Read more →

NAR Amends Code of Ethics to Include Sexual Orientation as Protected Class

During the November 2010 National Association of Realtors (NAR) annual meeting in New Orleans, NAR’s delegate body voted to amend the NAR Code of Ethics to include sexual orientation as a protected class. The amendment to Article 10 of the REALTORS® Code of Ethics was passed in a roll-call vote by a greater than 9-to-1 margin. Read more →

FHA Home Loans - A Collection of Informative Blog Posts

Image via Wikipedia Thanks to the folks at HomeLoans.org for featuring one of my blog posts in their comprehensive post entitled: 48 Posts with Great Info about FHA Home Loans Check out this collection of informative posts on the subject of FHA home loans. Read more →

How to Improve Your Credit Score (FICO)

Image via CrunchBase Tara-Nicholle Nelson of Trulia in this post 6 Quick Fixes for your Credit Score provided some great tips in answer to this question: What do you advise a financially fit homebuyer to do to increase their credit score or make themselves more attractive buyers, to qualify for the lowest mortgage rates? Here is a summary - read the full blog post at 6 Quick Fixes for your Credit Score 1. Pull your reports online – get them for free, no strings attached, at the government authorized website AnnualCreditReport.com. This doesn’t get you your actual FICO scores, but... Read more →

Register no later than 5 pm (EST) Friday, July 16 and you could have a chance of winning a brand new iPad. I will be joining Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services (PRERS) for the 2010 Summit Conference and delivering the session Business Acumen for Real Estate Leaders. I am excited to sponsor this registration contest that will select two lucky winners for Apple iPads. Read more →

Nevada Homeowners Go Green & Away from Asbestos

Homes that are newly purchased may require additional remodeling or repairs. Having the assistance of an honest and reliable Nevada real estate agent can make all the difference in the world. Asbestos Tips & Prevention Read more →

HERA: Housing and Economic Recovery Act (effective July 30, 2009) Could Impact Closing Dates

Recent Federal legislation (HERA - Housing and Economic Recovery Act - effective July 30, 2009) could impact the closing date of your real estate transaction. When completing a purchase agreement, consider a conservative closing date of 30-45 days from the accepted contract date. HERA was designed to ensure that the borrower(s) involved in the transaction are given accurate disclosure information (Truth in Lending Statement pertaining to Annual Percentage Rate or APR) regarding the loan they are applying for and adequate time to re-evaluate their decision to proceed in the event of any changes that would impact their costs to finance.... Read more →

What is a CLUE Report and How to Obtain One

The Residential Purchase Agreement from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors added the CLUE report as a due diligence option for buyers to request in 2009. Here is some more information about the CLUE report and how to obtain one. What is a CLUE report? The C.L.U.E.® (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange) Report. CLUE is a report of claims information generated by ChoicePoint, a consumer-reporting agency. Insurance companies report claim information to ChoicePoint, such as the type of claim and how much they paid on a claim. In exchange, insurance companies can access the claims history of a specific consumer... Read more →