Practitioners are lending out preprogrammed automotive GPS devices to customers, who can use the technology to guide them from home to home. And some new in-car GPS products have Web access, which adds the ability to upload or remove addresses in real time, while customers are on the road.
If tech costs are pinching your budget these days, here’s an easy way to cut back without getting behind the curve: Download some of the free or extremely low-cost software applications available online.
A South Carolina court ruled that a buyer who learned from an inspection report that there were signs of water damage on the property can't later hold a broker or seller liable for failing to disclose those problems .
The two rooms that consistently make the biggest impression on buyers are—without a doubt—kitchens and bathrooms. Even in today's uncertain economic times, home owners and buyers are willing to spend on upgrades to these two essential rooms. Their goal: Create that polished high-end look they've seen in magazines and on TV.
In a case where a buyer made an offer and signed a purchase agreement, but sellers decided that they no longer wanted to sell and cancelled the transaction, a New York appellate court ruled the buyers' representative was not entitled to a commission.
A stressed global economy means no easy deals for practitioners. Since commercial property performance usually tracks economic conditions, it will come as no surprise that 2009 looks like a challenging year for commercial real estate owners, brokers, and managers.
Join these savvy real estate professionals who have parlayed large for-sale inventories and more affordable home prices into a personal buying opportunity—and in the process helped ensure a prosperous future.