Julia Lashay Israel

kwx Taps DEI Expert Julia Lashay Israel

2021-07-01

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 25, 2021 – kwx, the holding company of Keller Williams Realty (‘KW’), announces a partnership with Julia Lashay Israel to lead the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Denver Foothills – Close Enough to the City but far enough away
Denver Foothills

The Denver Foothills is without a doubt the best place to live in Colorado and arguably the country. It is close to Denver but far enough away. That isn't a slam to Denver but most people that move to Colorado come to Colorado for fresh air, elbow room and the Read more

Keller Williams Reports Q1 ’21 Results
Keller Williams

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 11, 2021 — Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume, reports Q1 ’21 results, having achieved significant growth and technology milestones, and topped franchise and corporate culture rankings.

Keller Williams News
Keller Williams

Luxury Homes by Keller Williams Luxury Homes is the luxury division of Keller Williams & Company. Kellerink Kellerink is the publishing arm of Keller Williams, responsible for publishing instructive and inspiring real estate economics books. Stockbrokers and MLS pins are responsible for typos, misinformation and typographical errors and are deemed Read more

Remax

RE/MAX KEYNOTE SPEAKER LINEUP FOR 2021 BROKER OWNER CONFERENCE IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

2021-07-01

Guest speakers Eric Whitacre and Gilbert Tuhabonye to share stories of motivation and triumphContinue Reading

Real Estate News:
Why Local Boutique Real Estate Companies Rock: Why should you choose a local boutique real estate company over a national one?
Orson Hill Realty Luxury Agents

Choose a small local real estate company and not a national one. Just for starters money national companies make are put back into markets that don't help you. They charge franchise and hidden fees. The agent usually has a large split so they can't reduce your rates as much as Read more

Denver Foothills (Colorado) Market Update
Home Values

The Denver Foothills has been a hot market for years. When the rest of the country's real estate market is hot Denver Foothills is on fire! This has always been the case. Even in 2008 the Denver Foothills didn't see the crash like most areas did. Even other parts of Read more

Grant Cardone to Deliver Personal and Professional Development Content for eXp Real Estate Agents
Grant-Cardone EXP Realty

Cardone has a long and impressive career and resume. For starters, he is the man behind the best-selling book and concept, “The 10X Rule®. He is also a star on Discovery Channel’s reality show, “Undercover Billionaire,” the CEO of Cardone Training Technologies, Inc., a recognized industry sales training expert, social Read more

Keller Williams Reports Q1 ’21 Results
Keller Williams

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 11, 2021 — Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume, reports Q1 ’21 results, having achieved significant growth and technology milestones, and topped franchise and corporate culture rankings.

Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal is Very Important When Selling Your Home

2021-07-01

Do you remember the first time you shopped for or purchased a home? If so, think back to that moment. What did you first notice? Do you remember certain aspects of the home’s appearance, or perhaps some unique landscape feature? Was it the bright color of the freshly-painted door or the glossy sheen from the clean windows?Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
What To Expect From the Southwest Florida Real Estate Market 2022.
Fort Myers, Florida Fountain in Park

The Southwest Florida real estate market is always ever-changing and unpredictable. It can be hard to predict what will happen in the next five years, but we know for sure that there are certain trends that will remain consistent. South Fort Myers and Cape Coral homes are expected to see Read more

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell: Getting Ready to List so You Sell Fast!
luxury modern home showcase exterior and driveway

Selling a home can be a stressful process. It's hard to know where to start and what to do first. You may have heard horror stories from friends or family about the process of selling a home, but don't worry! There are some things you can do to help make Read more

What are the Best Neighborhoods in Evergreen? Where to live in Evergreen, Colorado..
Evergreen-Lake-Evergreen-Colorado

There’s no place like Colorado. Evergreen Colorado has something to offer everyone. That’s why you should consider living in one of the best neighborhoods in this beautiful mountain town! If you’re looking for a perfect place to call home, then there are some great perks that come with each of Read more

Waterfront Living in Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Florida Homes for Sale

A Guide To Waterfront Living in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Fort Myers Beach is a beautiful and diverse waterfront community. Many people just passing through the city don’t realize that many houses here overlook the Gulf of Mexico and have access to some of the world’s best fishing. The town Read more

Keller Williams

Keller Williams Reports Q1 ’21 Results

2021-06-30

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 11, 2021 — Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume, reports Q1 ’21 results, having achieved significant growth and technology milestones, and topped franchise and corporate culture rankings.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
kwx Taps DEI Expert Julia Lashay Israel
Julia Lashay Israel

AUSTIN, TEXAS May 25, 2021 – kwx, the holding company of Keller Williams Realty (‘KW’), announces a partnership with Julia Lashay Israel to lead the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.

Realtors Are no Different Than Real Estate Agents. The Cult is Not Worth the Dues
Realtor Logo

When I first became a real estate agent years ago I thought you had to be a Realtor (because my Keller Williams firm required it). I started to realize just how worthless the organization was. It is basically a lobbying group that pays politicians (RPAC) to vote the way NAR Read more

RE/MAX KEYNOTE SPEAKER LINEUP FOR 2021 BROKER OWNER CONFERENCE IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
Remax

Guest speakers Eric Whitacre and Gilbert Tuhabonye to share stories of motivation and triumph

Keller Williams News
Keller Williams

Luxury Homes by Keller Williams Luxury Homes is the luxury division of Keller Williams & Company. Kellerink Kellerink is the publishing arm of Keller Williams, responsible for publishing instructive and inspiring real estate economics books. Stockbrokers and MLS pins are responsible for typos, misinformation and typographical errors and are deemed Read more

Student Debt

How Does Student Debt Impact You Buying a Home?

2021-06-30

Whether you are just about to graduate college or you have been out for a few years, there’s a good chance you’re carrying some amount of student loan debt. It seems that news headlines are regularly pointing out that the nation’s graduates are suffering from the stress of student debt.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Denver Mountain Real Estate Agents – Buying and Selling a Mountain Property is Not For City Agents
Denver-Mountain-Real-Estate-Agents

Before deciding to sell your home, it's helpful to have a clear understanding of how much it will cost. Whether you're repainting things, replacing roof membranes, or just paying taxes, you're going to have to pay some bills. Let's take a quick look at some of the real costs you Read more

Best Real Estate Agents for Buying Denver Mountain Homes. Only Use a Mountain Realtor
Finding the Right Denver Mountain Real estate agent

Contact a real estate agent to ensure the best possible outcome whether you are a buyer or seller. A property sale contract is usually signed immediately after the contract is signed. Title transfers immediately to the buyer. The buyer has acquired the property even if the property has not been Read more

2022 is a Great Year To Upscale or Downsize Your Home
Upsize or Downsizing in 2022

Homeownership is one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. With housing markets constantly changing, it can be hard to know what’s best for your family. But there's good news! There are many homes on the market that are perfect for either upsizing or downsizing. Check Read more

Buying a Denver Mountain Home – What you need to know
Buying Denver Mountain Homes

In everyday life, each of us has to enter into a contract several times a day, sometimes we may not feel that this is a contract, because it is like a habit that develops every day. The most common contracts are contracts. We may have to haggle to buy toothpaste, Read more

Fix and Flips

House Flipping for Beginners – Tips and Tricks

2021-06-28

Investing in real estate is one of the oldest means of building and storing wealth. However, it is only just recently that “flipping” of houses – buying at a low price, renovating and selling at a higher price – became popular. For many, house flipping has become a full-time career and their primary source of income.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
How Does Grant Cardone Make His Money?
Grant-Cardone EXP Realty

How Does Grant Cardone Make His Money? The Secret Behind His Success Grant Cardone has been in the business spotlight lately. Between his books about real estate investing and motivational speaking Grant is making the most of his fame. Cardone has been investing in real estate including many multi family Read more

New Construction

Buying New Construction

2021-06-28

Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you may have been comparing your options when it comes to open listings on the local market. One decision you will need to consider: do you want to purchase an existing home or build a new one? Let’s explore a few reasons why new construction homes are a popular choice for today’s home buyer.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Buying a Second home or Vacation Home in the Denver Mountains (Denver Foothills)
Denver Mountain Real Estate Agent

Are you planning on purchasing a vacation home in the Denver Mountains? It's a great idea if you are! Denver is one of the most beautiful cities in America and offers many perks to those who live here.

Mountain Homes – What Types of Inspections do I Need?
Mountain-Home-Inspections

What Types of Home Inspections Are There for Mountain Homes? - Radon Test - Sewer Line Test - Water Line Test - Foundation Inspection - Roofing Inspection - Insulation Inspection - Lead Paint Testing - Basement or Crawlspace Inspection

Dan Skelly – Orson Hill Realty Re-joins Evergreen Chamber of Commerce
Real Estate Agent

Dan Skelly has re-instated his membership with the Evergreen Chamber of Commmerce. Dan has always supported the local chamber in every city he has owned a business. He believes that all business starts at the local community level. That theory goes, especially for real estate. Real Estate Agent Dan took Read more

Real Estate Inventory Denver Colorado
9 Polo Club Lane Denver

A dramatic example is the change in the median sale price of a home in metro Denver since 2009 to $215,252. Real estate information firm Yardi Matrix recently released a report showing that the average rent for apartment buildings in Denver has risen a quarter of a percent faster than Read more

Staging Your Home

4 Home Staging Ideas to Impress Your Potential Buyers

2021-06-28

Staging is one of the most important aspects of any home sale. The more attractive your home is to potential buyers, the faster you can finalize the sale and move on. With that in mind, let’s explore four home staging ideas that won’t cost a fortune but are sure to impress your buyers.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Buying A Home In A Seller’s Market
Sellers-Market

If buyers are trying to offer sellers cheap deals to buy a home in a sellers' market, now may not be the time to buy. The news of a lack of building materials and the number of houses available can make you think if this is the best time to Read more

Why Local Boutique Real Estate Companies Rock: Why should you choose a local boutique real estate company over a national one?
Orson Hill Realty Luxury Agents

Choose a small local real estate company and not a national one. Just for starters money national companies make are put back into markets that don't help you. They charge franchise and hidden fees. The agent usually has a large split so they can't reduce your rates as much as Read more

Why Selling Your Home for Sale by Owner (FSBO) Is a Huge Mistake
For Sale By Owner FSBO

Why Selling Your Home for Sale by Owner (FSBO) Is a Huge Mistake. There are many dangers of selling your home yourself. From security and screening buyers, legal issues and navigating through complex transactions. You should always use a real estate professional since, for most people, your home is your Read more

Why You Need a Real Estate Agent For Any Real Estate Transaction. Never Do FSBO
For Sale By Owner FSBO

Why You Need a Real Estate Agent: Why For Sale by Owner Could be the Biggest Mistake You Ever Made? For sale by owner has 1000 reasons to not do it and only one to do it. Real estate agents know how to market your home, handle complex transactions and Read more

Downsizing Your Home

More People Seem to Be Downsizing

2021-06-28

Whether the kids have moved out or you just aren’t using the extra bedrooms, having a house that feels ‘too big’ is rarely fun. In today’s post, we will share a few changes you can expect when you downsize from a large house to a smaller apartment or condo.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Fix And Flip Investment In A Sellers Market
Fix-and-Flip

To increase your chances of succeeding in the US real estate market in 2021, consider putting together an experienced and reliable repair and rollover team. Having another real estate professional who can handle your sale for you will give you time to focus on the next opportunity to fix and Read more

Naples Florida Neighborhoods

If you're moving to the area and looking for the best places to stay in Naples, Florida, check out this neighborhood guide. Below we discuss the best areas in Naples, FL to help you find the best one for you. Your Naples real estate agent will help you find your Read more

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell: Getting Ready to List so You Sell Fast!
luxury modern home showcase exterior and driveway

Selling a home can be a stressful process. It's hard to know where to start and what to do first. You may have heard horror stories from friends or family about the process of selling a home, but don't worry! There are some things you can do to help make Read more

Luxury Real Estate Fort Myers Florida
Luxury Homes Fort Myers

Are you looking for luxury real estate? Fort Myers is a beautiful city for those interested in buying or selling. With the many gorgeous homes and neighborhoods, it’s a buyer’s market. The weather is beautiful year-round and the community is one of a kind. Whether you are looking to build Read more

Painting Your Home Before You List

Should You Paint Your Home Before You List?

2021-06-27

Real estate agents know that color psychology is not an exact science when it comes to selling a home, but there are basic principles that marketing pros use to sell everything from greeting cards to automobiles. Much of it has to do with color. Yes, the colors you put on your walls, or on your front door, can help clinch a home sale!Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Fix And Flip Investment In A Sellers Market
Fix-and-Flip

To increase your chances of succeeding in the US real estate market in 2021, consider putting together an experienced and reliable repair and rollover team. Having another real estate professional who can handle your sale for you will give you time to focus on the next opportunity to fix and Read more

Selling Your Colorado Home During a Divorce – Colorado Divorce Listing Agents
Selling Your Home During a Divorce

Selling your home during a divorce is not any different than a normal sale. Maybe just a little more emotional strain. We will work tightly with your divorce attorneys to make sure there is no money left on the table and everyone is as happy as they can be in Read more

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden
Home Staging

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden. Staging is the process of creating a home’s desired look for sale. This can vary from home to home, but it generally entails turning your home into something more appealing Read more

Luxury Homes – Buying and Selling Helpful Tips
Colorado-Luxury-Homes

Colorado Luxury Homes The price of the house is too high and it will remain on the market for several months without a sale. Too high a price - the risk of leaving a stale house on the market; the price is too low and you may end up getting Read more

Selling-Your-Home

Cost of Selling Your Home

2021-06-27

Cost of Selling Your Home
Are you thinking about selling your house? Before you decide to list your home up for sale, it is helpful to get a clear picture of how much it’s going to cost. Whether you are sprucing things up with a fresh coat of paint, replacing the roof membrane or just covering your taxes, there will be a few bills to pay. Let’s take a quick look at some of the true costs that you’ll incur when selling your home.Continue Reading

Real Estate News:
Fort Myers Florida – Pros and Cons of Living on The Gulf Coast
Fort Myers Florida

Fort Myers Florida - Pros and Cons of Living on The Gulf Coast Let's be realistic. Some people just don't like Florida. Not sure I could ever understand those people. Fort Myers Florida Fort Myers Florida is a great place to live for many reasons. It boasts beautiful beaches, palm Read more

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden
Home Staging

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden. Staging is the process of creating a home’s desired look for sale. This can vary from home to home, but it generally entails turning your home into something more appealing Read more

Homes for Sale By Owner Fort Myers – Just Don’t Do It
For Sale By Owner

In today’s real estate market, it seems like every agent has a friend who recently sold their house for more than they expected. Or, a friend who recently signed a contract for more than they expected. Or, a friend who recently closed on a property for more than they expected. Read more

Hiring a Real Estate Agent in Evergreen Colorado, Who to Call First?

The best reason to hire an agent in Evergreen CO is that they will take on the burden of paperwork. Although you can still submit paperwork for mortgage approval and homebuying bids yourself, it is just so much easier to have someone else do it. However, you must remember that Read more