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  • 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...
  • Obama talks real estate with Zillow

    President Obama paused on his trip through Los Angeles on Wednesday to sit for wide-ranging questions on housing and mortgage finance policy. But the live-streamed discussion was less notable for the content — the president broke little news,...
  • Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home

    Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home
    Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home. "I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
  • 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,...