Entries by Philly Home Buyers

What Is a Real Estate CRM?

If you are in real estate marketing and sales, you have probably heard the term Real Estate CRM. Do you know what a CRM is and how to use one to make your business more profitable? A CRM is simply a piece of software that is designed specifically for Customer Relationship Management. CRM software made […]

How Location Can Affect a Home's Resale Value

There are many factors which should be considered when purchasing a home, especially if it's a first home. One of those considerations should be the resale value. Many home-buyers anticipate moving on to a larger or better house in the future. The resale value of a home could make a great impact on how quickly […]

What is a Fair Market Assessment, and How Can You Use it to Get More Value Out of Your Property

If you are selling your home, or perhaps are thinking of selling your home, your realtor will most likely conduct a Fair Market Assessment, or FMA, of your property. This is a comprehensive report of your property from an outside perspective, and accounts for the features and updates of your house. But the main point […]

Why Should Landlords Increase Rent Every Year?

Do you own an investment property? And if so have you raised your rent every year? When I get hired by new clients or someone’s thinking of hiring us, the topic of rent increases often comes up. I learn they have not raised their tenant’s rent for a couple of years, 10 years in some […]

Real Estate Investors – How to Get Motivated Sellers to Call You and How to Handle Those Calls

Let's talk about marketing to get sellers to call you. This is obviously one of the critical components of your real estate business. If you do not have sellers calling you – and most of you are aware of what I teach is that I really am not a very big fan of going out […]

How To Get Commercial Construction Loan Financing – Even During a Dismal Economic Downturn

Just the other day, I heard a rather prominent commercial real estate mortgage industry insider (who desires to remain anonymous) something like: "Sorry guys, no commercial lenders are making loans for commercial construction financing these days in this dismal economic downturn." No wonder that industry insider wants to remain anonymous! He bought to because it […]

Pennsylvania Real Estate – The Keystone State

Known as the Keystone State, Pennsylvania is a hard working state. Depending on where you live, Pennsylvania real estate can be reasonable or pricey. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania is a state with an incredible amount of history battling with modern tendencies. Historically, the state is the home of such notable locations as Gettysburg and Valley Forge. For […]

Understanding the Function of a Real Estate Attorney

Real estate lawyers help people who are buying or selling property. Aside from a real estate lawyer, you also need a realtor, who will assist you in finding the right property, or an ideal buyer for the property you are selling. Your attorney’s presence in transactions is crucial because he will review the offers made […]

Owner Financing the Sale of Your Home – Desperate Times Lead to Creative Measures

For those looking to get out of their homes without losing their shirts, most of us can’t remember a time when the housing market has been more depressed. While it’s true that the recent $8,000 tax credit has caused a slight up-tick in the number of home sales, that credit is about to expire. With […]