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Not Everyone Loves Kanye’s Huge Pool – Smart Real Estate Agents Play it Safe with Swimming Pools

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // July 13, 2016

The Kardashians have always being about “larger than life” – even if its not always in the right taste. With Kanye, things are getting bigger. The rapper recently announced that he is constructing a ‘Lake-size’ pool in his Hidden Hills, California home that will dwarf anything people know about swimming pools. Now every real estate […]


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How to Deal with Clients Going into the Whirlwind of a Mortgage Application

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // July 6, 2016

So, your client is entering into the mortgage realm and all stressed out. As a real estate agent, it is your duty to walk them through the ‘mortgage mayhem’ and come out a winner. Surviving the mortgage process is critical since it’s going to be around for some 25 years. A good beginning ensures people […]


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How Great Home Photography Helps Close Deals

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // June 29, 2016

A picture is worth a thousand words. And this saying is truer in case of real estate listings. Photography is an underrated element of real estate listings. It doesn’t get much attention as say social media or billboards. Yet, it has the potential to get salivated buyers calling you to show then the home. A […]


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2016’s Hottest Ways to Attract Real Estate Clients

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // June 22, 2016

Real estate agents are always looking to attract clients. Some decades ago, a telephone would do the trick. But with advent of social media, things are getting complex. Dollars now don’t deliver the same value for money. And it’s not just about spending money either. You need creative ways to remain competitive. Here are some […]


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6 Interior Design Hacks To Make Your Home Envy of the Neighborhood

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // June 15, 2016

If you want to make your home the envy of the neighborhood, there is an old adage that you have to know – ‘Home is where the heart is’. We all want our homes to reflect our personalities and look like a million bucks. Whether you have just moved in to a new house or […]


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5 Ultimate Traits of New Real Estate Investors

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // June 8, 2016

Investing in real estate is perhaps the most common ways people take to increase their wealth. Buying homes, house flipping, rentals etc are all popular methods of wealth generation. However, 2008 taught us that not everyone does it right. And there are people who taste success even in tough financial times. So, what makes them […]


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The 7 Golden Rules to Successful Home Staging

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // June 1, 2016

Disconnect Emotionally – Think like a Seller Every homeowner is emotionally attached to his home – that’s inevitable. However, when you are selling your home, it’s just a house. Try to emotionally disconnect from your home and think like a seller. By doing so, you will be able to see the shortcomings and eliminate them. […]


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5 Reasons Why 2016 is a Great Year to Buy a Home

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // May 25, 2016

If you are planning to buy a home, 2016 is as good as it can get. Yes, the housing market is not in a very stable recovery but statistics are pointing to gradual recovery. There are numerous reasons why this is the year, you should take the plunge. Here are top 5 reasons that should […]


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10 Best Kept Secrets of Real Estate Agents to Sell Your Home Faster

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // May 18, 2016

Real estate agents are there for a reason. As far as home buying and selling is concerned, experience comes in handy. Agents have the know how to make things move faster. So, do they have some secrets that help them achieve successful home selling deals? Yes, they do! Here are 10 secrets that every real […]


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Open House – 7 Ways to Get the Price You Want

Posted by Prathibha Kokkalera // May 11, 2016

Homes don’t sell themselves. An open house, if done right, can mean a world of difference between profit and best deal. Organizing an open house can mean a lot of things depending on the property. In order to secure the best deal, you have to creatively work with your agent. So, here are 10 tips […]


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