REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Real estate agents turn to ‘spirit sweepers’ for haunted homes

Four years ago, Dallas real estate agent Scott Carlson won a listing that he said carried a "dark energy." That's when Carlson turned to Jay Quinn, a Washington, D.C.-based energy healer who helps real estate brokers and agents improve the atmosphere of problem homes that spark negative feelings in some people ...

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Posted Sep. 1, 2015

REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Steve Cook: ‘Consumers are ticked that they are not realizing any benefit from technology in real estate’

Homeownership is still much too risky. Big Data (some things I am working on) will make it possible for tomorrow’s buyers to have a much better idea of each property’s short-term value profile ...

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Posted Sep. 1, 2015

What's Your Home Worth?

The Zestimate (pronounced ZEST-ti-met, rhymes with estimate) home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home's value. The Zestimate is pulled from data; your real estate agent or appraiser physically inspects the home and takes special features, location, and market conditions into account. Variations in price also occur because of negotiating factors, closing costs, and timing of closing....

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REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

5 ways to use real estate investing to achieve your financial freedom

Growing up, my family was very poor in a small Texas town. We often had to choose between buying food or paying the electric bill. Still, I built a sizable portfolio of distressed, single-family homes in Texas -- all owned in cash. I did it. And so can you. Here's how ...

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Posted Sep. 1, 2015

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