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Snapchat vs. Facebook Live: Which is Best for Real Estate?

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Snapchat is not going to make you consistent money as a real estate agent. Facebook Live is. There are many reasons why, so let’s dive into the data: Why real estate agents should ignore Snapchat Any agent who is focusing on Snapchat right now should stop and turn his or her focus to Facebook. The average age of a homeowner is 55 years old, according to a report published by the …

How Much Does It Cost To Move Into A Bigger Apartment?

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Sometimes, a studio just isn’t enough. But, depending on where you live, an upgrade may cost you. RentCafe crunched the numbers from apartment data firm Yardi Matrix to determine how much more a renter can expect to pay for that one-bedroom pad–and, from city to city, the results couldn’t have varied more. To upgrade from a studio apartment, the report shows renters in the U.S. can expect monthly costs to increase …

New NAR Study Profiles Real Estate Industry

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Last week, the NAR released a lengthy study delving into the state of the real estate industry. Their findings are both eye-opening and crucial reading for any agent or broker who wants to keep their finger on the market’s pulse. Check out the infographic below for a look at the report’s highlights–or, if you’re feeling really ambitious, read the report in full here. Infographic courtesy of realtor.org. …

Exclusive: Is There Hazardous Waste in Your Property?

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There’s nothing like a house that’s ready to sell. The floors sparkle, the light bulbs burn bright, the scent of fresh cookies wafts through the air, and dangerous chemicals threaten to poison anyone who sets foot on the property… Wait, what? According to Drew Boyles, the founder of waste-removal company HazAwayToday, the problem is more common than you might think. And the removal process itself? Challenging, to say the least. “Movers, …

Do You Live in the Most Fun City in America?

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We all know that feeling: when a client walks in, sits across from you, and says, “You know what? I want to live somewhere incredibly boring.” No? Go figure. It turns out that most people want to be able to have fun in their new ‘hood. Fortunately, WalletHub has compiled a list of the 150 largest U.S. cities and ranked them based on 51 key entertainment metrics, including variety, nightlife, dining, …

How Family-Friendly is Your City?

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  Moving is hard. Moving with children? Monumentally harder. When left to their own devices, buyers can find it excruciatingly difficult to determine what areas would be best for both their children and for them. Fortunately, WalletHub has stepped in. They’ve analyzed 150 U.S. cities based on population, providing scores based on qualities like the relative cost of housing, proximity to health care, school district quality, and recreational opportunities. Based on …