Posts made in April, 2008

Homes Comps: Determining Your Home’s Selling Price

Posted by on Apr 29, 2008 in house values

What are SOLD comps? Comps mean comparables. Comps are what agents and seller’s use to compare the selling prices of recently sold comparable properties in the surrounding areas. Real estate agents will use these recent sold comps to determine what to list a house for. Agents will do what is called a CMA-Cost Market Analysis. Agents typically do this in the beginning when meeting a seller. It may be part of their listing presentation to tell you what they think...

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Real Estate License Cost: Should I become a real estate agent?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2008 in real estate agent

Real Estate License Cost: Should I become a real estate agent?

Real Estate License Cost: Should I become a real estate agent? One question I hear asked all of the time is should I become a real agent agent?, or not. Most people that ask this are investors, but not always. First I will say that becoming an agent is a lot of hard work, it’s not easy, big money like people make it sound. Yes there are $5000-$8000 checks, but please don’t underestimate how many months agents work for...

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MN Lake Home: Lake Homes in Minnesota Types Include…

Posted by on Apr 29, 2008 in lake homes

MN Lake Home: Lake Homes in Minnesota Types Include… In the state of Minnesota there are a few different types of body of water types that houses could be on. Lake Property in Minnesota is a top choice.  First there is Lake View, then their is lake front, or water frontage. Lake View is typically when the lake is across the street or in the distance, the house may be close, but probably has no steps to the water, and …

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