Remembering Ebby Halliday – The “First Lady of Real Estate”

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Dallas Grieves After Real Estate Legend Ebby Halliday Dies at 104   Ebby Halliday, who earned the title the “First Lady of Real Estate”, died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday night at 104 years old. Halliday, chairman of Ebby Halliday, REALTORS®, started her company in 1945 and built it into one of the largest independent real estate companies in the …

5 Factors Affecting Sales Demand For Real Estate

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Wherever you go, real estate holds a distinctive role in shaping up a country’s economy directly affecting the buyers and sellers in the market. Highly responsive to the law of demand and supply, realtors and independent sellers alike have to keep watch on various factors critical to their income-generating means. With hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of money on …

Foreclosure activity up in the US, down in LA metro area?

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Good for LA and Southern Cali! Especially when foreclosures were more than double in Florida last month. Some people disagree with foreclosure statistics, with so many resources saying “UP” and equally saying “DOWN”, who is to know the truth. Well, I think the real estate agents see the fluctuations in the foreclosure market everyday, in their own areas. But, if …

Is there another wave of Foreclosures around the corner?

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If you thought the mortgage crisis was over and belonged back in the years from 2008 to 2011, then think again. There is a warning from economy experts that the housing crisis could be about to return. The foreclosure crisis started its humble beginnings some eight years ago; it was not prominent at first but the crisis was so large …

Real Estate Agents and Maximizing your productivity.

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Whether you work from home or in an office, there are many ways to improve your productivity without sacrificing quality. I am not suggesting rushing through your work or multitasking, as neither of these are viable solutions and will not give you anything of worth at the end of the day. Extensive studies have been done on productivity in the …

Cash purchases for Homes in December were at 35% – Will this continue?

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In December 2014, national cash sales on single family homes made up for about 35% of the total of all home sales. WOW!! However, if we turn the clock back a year we find the cash sales in December 2013 made up 38.5% of the share. So why is this figure falling and should we be worried by it? Now, …

Conferences, Conventions and Local Organizations: Are They Worth Your Time?

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You already have a busy schedule with clients, listings, marketing and running your Real Estate office. So how important is it for most real estate agents to mingle in the pools of peer group meetings, networking groups and the countless conferences and conventions? Well, it depends on your real estate goals and the way you market yourself to your peers …