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09 Feb

Home Business Scams - Tips On Avoiding Them

Posted in Business on 09.02.16

Maybe the reason you're interested in setting up a home business is because you've seen an ad that perked your interest or you were approached by a friend or colleague about a great home business money-making opportunity and those entrepreneurial juices started to flow. Your imagination starts to flow and dreams of quitting your job fill your every thought. Hello, hey, ok... time to stop dreaming. I hate to burst your bubble or stop your fantasy ride but before you give your boss a piece of ...

08 Feb

How To Set Up Your Small Office Home Office And Avoid Paying

Posted in Business on 08.02.16

When starting out in business there are great temptations to buy "the best of everything" and spend too much money in the process. This is one of the potentially devastating mistakes that new companies make and it can be a killer from the start. It is the intention of this article to help you avoid spending thousands of unnecessary dollars when setting up your Small Office Home Office (SOHO). It addresses your PC and the software that you buy for it. First off, think of your PC as a business ...

07 Feb

Real Estate Closing Costs Exposed

Posted in Business on 07.02.16

Closing costs can come as a shock to anyone buying or selling real estate - especially to investors. Here's an explanation of the various expenses you must plan for: Down Payment Most lenders require a down payment of from zero to 20% for a normal home purchase. Lender's Loan Origination Fee Government regulations allow 1% origination fee on FHA or VA loans. Conventional loan fees can vary from 1 to 3 points or more. A point is 1% of the loan. Appraisal Fee About $300-$500. Non ...

06 Feb

Real Estate Agents And The A B Cs

Posted in Business on 06.02.16

Alphabet Letters after a person's name seem to bestow some kind of special prestige. PHD, MD, ESQ are common... but just look at what is available to real estate sales people... ABR, ABRM, ALC, CCIM, CIPS, CPM, ARM, AMO, CRB, CRS, CRE, GAA, GRI, RCE, RAA, SIOR, AHWD ePRO, CAM, CBR, C-CREC, CLHMS, CREA, CRIA, QSC and SRES designations. Can anyone, anywhere explain just exactly what those 26 acronyms mean and what the qualifications are to earn the use each of them? And if you can ... WHY? Some ...

05 Feb

Real Estate Investors - Red Alert

Posted in Business on 05.02.16

Real Estate Investors - Red Alert How's the real estate marketing doing? Is the huge jump in home prices that is evident in some areas symptoms of a value bubble? Good questions, yes? Two things to keep in mind when surveying the market: 1. All real estate is local, 2. Real estate is cyclical. Here in Arizona some residential areas have seen as much as a 30% jump in value in the last 8 to 12 months. The word about increasing Arizona home values has spread across the country. We recently sold a ...

04 Feb

Operating a Home Office

Posted in Business on 04.02.16

Things to Avoid: #1 Overstocking Your Kitchen When operating a home office it's easy to overstock your kitchen with taste treats. Nearly 80% of entrepreneurs that work from their home have selected an area in the house that isn't more than three feet from the kitchen area. This makes the temptation of indulging in sweets unbearable for most. The solution is to not buy sweet treats and stay with healthy snacks. If you don't have them in your kitchen, you won't be able to snack on non-healthy ...

03 Feb

How To Find a Real Estate Agent

Posted in Business on 03.02.16

You may be of the opinion that you don’t need a real estate agent and that using one will add to the cost of buying your new home. The fact is that a real estate agent’s fees are typically paid by the seller of the home. So, as a buyer, you can get the services of a professional real estate agent without having to directly pay for it. Please confirm this in any paperwork or contracts that a real estate agent may provide because policies vary greatly by state and company. Be sure to ask ...

02 Feb

Real Estate Condo Crazy

Posted in Business on 02.02.16

Making money through real estate investing can be a fickle business. Here's a surprising trend that can put money into your pocket. Traditionally those of us who own rental property looked upon condos as competition. They offered a relatively low cost way for renters to move into home ownership. This demand for condos has fooled many of us. With low rates of interest on home loans and plenty of money available... the logical expectation would be that instead of buying condos, buyers would move ...

01 Feb

Welcome to Pro Real Estate Software!

Posted in Business on 01.02.16 is aimed at providing information on real estate software programs for real estate agents, brokers, appraisers, property managers and other professionals, as well as people who are not directly involved in real estate business. You will find information on real estate loan software, real estate management software, real estate appraisal software, real estate analysis software, as well as on real estate calculators and software for Pocket PC and Palm PC. The ...

31 Jan

Work At Home Be Your Own Boss

Posted in Business on 31.01.16

Hello, Have you ever wondered how some people can appear to do far less than you do in a day and yet they have more money and more free time than you will ever get to see? Let's face it......way down deep inside you know there is a better way. You are absolutely right !!! Taking Online Surverys, Process E Mails On-Line, Goverment Grants, Paid to shop, How to Get A Free & get paid $1,000 to $3,200 A Month To Pay Car Pay Insurance & Gas Work from Home Jobs (Data Entry, Assemblers, Crafts, & Much ...