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  • Rental agents can make searching for an apartment much easier

    Rental agents can make searching for an apartment much easier
    House-hunters can find homes on their own. So can renters who are not quite ready to take the leap into homeownership. But do you really want to go it alone? Why not let an agent do the legwork for you? Hiring an agent to help with your search for a...
  • Who's to blame for acreage error in listing?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We purchased a home in California that was advertised as being on 2.30 acres. All the real estate postings stated the amount of land as being 2.30 acres. After signing and purchasing this home this past spring, the...
  • Creepy street names unlikely to scare away buyers

    Creepy street names unlikely to scare away buyers
    Even in dappled autumn sunlight, Fear Avenue in Northwest Baltimore looks a bit desolate. People are scarce, homes and businesses can be counted on one hand, and the traffic that flows heavily on nearby Reisterstown Road seems but a trickle on this...
  • Choosing a good agent to sell your home

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: How do we find a good real estate agent to help us sell our house? The last agent we used asked us to move out and rent an apartment before the buyer inspected our house or closed on the purchase. We refused. Then...
  • Messaging software Yapmo helps real estate agents, sellers — quietly

    Yapmo, an internal communication program designed to replace inefficient group communications, has unexpectedly found a niche in the real estate sector. Agents are using it to help sellers price their houses and, in some cases, to sell properties before...
  • Investment property owner can't set up 1031 tax deferment after a sale

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We owned a rental property for many years. We are in our late 70s. We recently realized that the rental property was too far from our family and decided to sell it and purchase a smaller rental home closer to us....
  • Up market opens door to discount brokers and FSBO

    Up market opens door to discount brokers and FSBO
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I'm considering selling my home, and feel that it's a desirable home at a good price point. But I also believe that since my home is so saleable and the local market is so strong right now that I should be able to...
  • Finding an agent you can work with

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I just hung up the phone on a perfectly horrible experience with a local real estate broker in Georgia. I moved to Georgia from New York in 2008, and bought my house in Duluth in July 2008. It was just two months...
  • When it comes to buying pre-foreclosures or short-sales, protect yourself

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q. I've been seeing quite a few ads about pre-foreclosure homes, which I guess are also known as short sales. I did some research on the Internet and learned that while these houses can be good deals, you need a real...
  • Sales careers and what they pay

    Sales careers and what they pay
    Selling out? Not as long as new products and services are out there. Sales workers have the advantage of a career with unlimited opportunities. No matter what's being invented or reinvented, somebody is needed to sell it. If you're interested in sales,...
  • Celebrities and the wealthy find ways to keep home sales secret

    Madonna is selling her Beverly Hills estate, but she doesn't want you to know about it. The sinewy singer is asking $28 million for the 16,500-square-foot, French-Normandy-style mansion. You won't find it, however, on the Multiple Listing Service,...