Homebuyers

Here is a collection of real estate topics for individuals who are interested in buying homes. Whether you are a first-time buyer or an owner of multiple real estate assets, this category can be interesting for you.

Mortgage Fraud: What You Need to Know

The recent arrest of Long Island’s Rickie Roberts is a reminder to homebuyers that even real estate...

No Mortgage? No Problem.

Millions of people around the country are deciding to forgo mortgages and become “lifestyle renters." Renting has...

New Wire Fraud Case Reminds Brokerages to Use Better Technology

It is easy to find statistics demonstrating that wire fraud causes billions to be lost each year....

Millennials Prefer Real Estate to Stocks

In a recent survey by Bankrate, when asked about the best way to invest money that they...

Changes in Real Estate Consumerism: 3 Things You Need to Know

We all know how real estate consumerism used to work. Homebuyers search for a new property that...

What Is Propy? Why Is Propy Several Times Better Than Its Competitors?

Buying or selling real estate can be complicated. For help, most people rely on agents and attorneys, but...

Will Brokerages Start to Display Buyer’s Agent Commissions?

Online real estate giant Redfin recently announced that the company would begin listing agent commissions for all...
Ellen DeGeneres Made Millions by Flipping Homes in LA

Ellen DeGeneres Made Millions by Flipping Homes in LA

Ellen DeGeneres has been on TV for decades, but the superstar has accumulated wealth from a much less public series of ventures....
Virtual Real Estate Brokerage: 5 Things You Need to Know

Virtual Real Estate Brokerage: 5 Things You Need to Know

Virtual real estate brokerages are transforming the real estate industry. Such entities allow agents and buyers to eschew antiquated home-buying processes and...
Housing Market Crash 2020: Things You Need to Know

Housing Market Crash 2020: Things You Need to Know

Anxiety regarding housing prices and the possibility of a global recession have been grabbing headlines in recent days. Homebuyers watch as prices...
FSBO Homes: 3 Things You Need to Know

FSBO Homes: 3 Things You Need to Know

FSBO (For Sale By Owner) listings are a method that home sellers use to save money on agent costs. Without a seller’s...
Why the Real Estate Dual Agency Concept Is Evil

Why the Real Estate Dual Agency Concept Is Evil

Dual agency is a concept that sometimes gets foisted upon unwitting home buyers, but it is pretty much never a good situation...