October 2015

Found 2 blog entries for October 2015.

us-real-estate-market-report-septemberAs the days start to cool off in the fall, US home sales in September have rebounded after a lackluster August. Existing home sales increased 4.7 percent according to the National Association of REALTORS, which means Americans are still buying homes, despite wavering global economic markets abroad.

Here are some of the important US housing market numbers:

  • Sales in the US jumped 8.8 percent over the past 12 months
  • The total number of overall listings has declined 3.1 percent
  • Median home sale price rose to $221,900 in September
  • Median home sale prices have risen 6.1 percent this year
  • Rising home prices are pushing some 1st-time buyers out of the market
  • At the time of publication, the 30-year, fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.79
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blogging-tips-for-real-estate-agents

Earlier this year, I shared with you my top 25 Social Media Tips for Real Estate Agents. I've since received several requests for blogging tips for realtors. Ask and you shall receive. So here are 21 blogging tips I've learned over the years.

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1. Write original content that is interesting and unique. If people find your content interesting, they will link to it naturally. This increases traffic to your site, and improves your site rank with Google.

2. Write what you know! If you're a condo specialist, write about different buildings in your area. If you deal with vacation homes, write about fun things to do in the area for visitors. Share your real estate expertise! It will give you credibility, which can help you land new

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