Yea, it’s still cool to be able to access the web from 30k feet on @VirginAmerica. Coffee is clicking, fingers are working, so here goes. I am on my way to the National Association or REALTORS(R) annual convention in San Francisco. Yea, it’s where polyester meets polyamorous. What I am looking forward to is meeting … Continue reading Smiles, Polyester and Polyamorous
Don’t be excited and a worshiper of agents that post frantically on Active Rain, Twitter and Facebook. The fact that someone posts and posts and posts with regularity in excruciating detail is not an indication of the intelligence, character or success of agents. Also, most of what they write is regurgitation of items read written by journalists or colleagues. … Continue reading Real Estate Agents…Stop Writing, Maureen Dowd Might Get You
It drives me nuts that some real estate agents post messages of all sorts, telling you to hurry up and buy because of rising rates. They don’t understand why rates rise and why, in the long run, you may have a lower cost to purchase if rates do go up. A rise in rates may … Continue reading Don’t Buy on Fear
Yes, the end of summer is here. Oh well. As you illegally drink your beers on the beach watching the waves and the younger people dressed in bathing suits, what goes through your mind? probably not real estate. But, alas, there are open houses, busy agents and deals being made. Is this an opportunity time? … Continue reading Labor Day and Real Estate
No, I may not be the mortgage pope but I do believe in 2013’s low down payment mortgages.
Fred Glick says no, but others say yes. Here this lively discussion and then you decide!
Could simply eliminating asking prices on homes and allowing buyers dictate pricing make a difference in the real estate industry? Let us take a look at who really sets asking prices on homes.
Attention real estate agents. The appraisal crisis caused by the HVCC and the Appraisal Independence portion of Dodd Frank has been killing home sales because some appraisers do not know the area. Here is the solution to this problem that will help get the good appraisers to do jobs in areas that they know.
Fred Glick discusses what the fiscal cliff might do to housing for sales and rentals.
Pundit Fred Glick chats with Maria Bartaroma on the state of the mortgage and real estate markets in the US.