Popular Subdivisions on the Northshore

Popular Northshore Subdivisions

The Most Popular Subdivisions on the Northshore The Northshore of New Orleans has seen some of the fastest real estate growth over the last 20 years as just about any location in Louisiana. Since much of the area was built by local developers, much of the Northshore is divided into subdivisions.Each of these subdivisions were …

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Cost of a Real Estate Franchis

Cost of a Real Estate Franchise

Cost of a Real Estate Franchise For aspiring entrepreneurs not looking to start a new business from scratch, a franchise can be a smart investment. From a marketing and branding perspective, you’re buying into a model that already works. The company you’re buying into has already spent the time and money trying different strategies and …

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prequalified vs preapproved

Pre-Qualified vs Pre-Approved: What’s the Difference?

Most potential homebuyers that are ready to make their dreams of owning a home a reality have probably already heard that you should consider getting pre-qualified vs pre-approved for a mortgage. Now, it’s time to understand exactly what those terms mean and how they may help you attain your goals of homeownership. And anytime you’re …

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Applied Economics for Realtors

Applied Economics for Realtors

A short time ago, I was in a Clubhouse real estate room and I was called up to speak. This was a room designed to help people learn to cold call potential clients for lead generation. After doing my presentation, which mainly consisted of our value proposition, everyone’s head exploded. When I finally got a moment …

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Realogy

Understanding Realogy’s Point on Buyer Agent Commissions

For those who might have missed it, Realogy, one of the biggest real estate companies in the world, just publicly announced that it supports ending the requirement that a buyer’s broker be offered compensation by the MLS. How big is Realogy Realogy supported roughly 1.4 million home transactions in 2020 and has just under 200,000 …

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new real estate agents

New and Struggling Agents, Do This One Thing

I spend a lot of time in social media channels and clubhouse rooms dedicated to helping new agents and struggling agents get more deals. I have heard every bit of advice from cold call more, use this script, join a team, door knock here, buy Zillow leads, hold open houses for successful agents, and everything …

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Real Estate Innovation

When Will Real Estate Innovation Help the Consumer

The Real Estate Tech Boom I began my real estate career in the spring of 2011 just as the technology boom was really starting to take hold in the real estate industry. Smart phones were popping up everywhere and apps were being developed to make a real estate agent’s life easier. Bluetooth lockboxes were making …

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what is a condotel

What is a Condotel

What is a condotel? A condotel, also known as a condo hotel, hotel condo, or a contel, is a building which is legally a condominium but which is operated as a hotel, offering short-term rentals, and which maintains a front desk, cleaning service and more. The units are usually individually owned. The owners of units …

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What does Contingent Really Mean

Debunking the Myths About What Contingent Really Means in Real Estate

The term contingent is a clause often included in real estate contracts or an offer to purchase real estate. Nonetheless, it is frequently misused and mistaken for other terms. Understanding the meaning of such terms can help you identify properties that may still be available for purchase and how to move forward if you are …

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