Billionaire Advice: Owning A Home IS The Best Investment Possible

Billionaire money manager John Paulson believes buying a home to live in is the best investment possible. “I still think, from an individual perspective, the best deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you’re the owner-occupier of,” Paulson said Wednesday at the Delivering Alpha conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor. “Today financing costs are extraordinarily low. You can get a 30-year mortgage somewhere around 4.5 percent. And if you put down, let’s say, 10 percent and the house is up 5 percent, which is the latest data, then you would be up 50 percent […] Click Here To View More

Excellent New REALTOR TV Ad…Have You Seen It? | Realtor Coaching

Great ad. REALTOR.com does and excellent job in this TV ad of drilling down on their key advantages: - Accurate listings data. - Real time, quicker access to the newest listings. - Complete home search data for all real estate markets in the US. Do you think REALTOR.com has a shot at regaining their #1 spot in the net for home search? (we do) Click Here To View More

Simple Ways to Get Your Sellers to Think Like an Agent

Experience. It’s a word often used in our industry. Buyers and sellers often select their agent based on how much they have, where they have it, and how they plan on getting more of it. Experience. It’s also one of the biggest and most fundamental differences between our clients and us. Most sellers might go […] Click Here To View More

The New Housing Boom IS HERE! | Realtor Coaching

U.S. home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/2 years, suggesting that housing was pulling out of a recent slump. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday existing home sales increased 4.9 percent to an annual rate of 4.89 million units. May’s increase was the largest since August 2011. \April’s pace was revised up to a 4.66 million units from the previously reported 4.65 million units. Click Here To View More