Why the Baby Boomer Generation Is Still Booming in the Real Estate Market

It’s true, believe it or not. We’re guessing the real estate market is still so vibrant as mentioned here that even baby boomers from back in the ’80s and ’90s are still very much active when it comes to home buying. And they should be. Prospects are good. Why not take advantage of it?

There Are Four Aspects of This Market for Baby Boomers to Keep in Mind, Though

It’s not just about your age. Or the fact that you have a big salary with a career you’ve held down for a decade or more. Rather these bits can prove that you are, in fact, a baby boomer booming in the real estate market:
Just by these facts, you can tell that age isn’t necessarily what makes a baby boomer.

There’s so Much More to It Than That

While the term “baby boomer” represents a higher birth rate of kids sprouting out like fish eggs and an explosion of opportunities both on the job side as well as the business side, there’s no doubt that being a baby boomer in the real estate market means that much more. They may be an older generation — but they certainly still act young. Learn more about the other home buyer demographics as well right here!
Either way we look at it, that’s great for the real estate market.

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Why Being a Blog Writer Can Make You a Great Home Seller

This is great fear of many real estate agents — and brokers. The idea that you have to write. And not just poetry, or anything like that, or even a mega-novel! No. The idea of writing a blog is like slitting your throat. Do you have the time to do that as a home seller? No. You’re too busy marketing and showing homes. You do not have the time as a home seller to sit in your bed or chair, with your laptop, writing on your Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr, or even Facebook about your experiences, or thoughts, especially regarding the real estate industry. Right?

I Need to Make This Clear: Get With the Program and Start Writing

Blogging is essential to real estate when you think about it. It’s all about networking. We’re already pretty keen on the idea of social media being a hit with the real estate market, so it makes sense to think that the bread and butter of the digital atmosphere that is blogging would lay that foundation and build your audience better than any open house.
Get. Your. Wordpress. On. Start writing. Right now. It’ll only help your real estate business.

Think of It This Way, People: How Else Are Prospective Buyers Going to Learn About You?

When selling through social media, you have to realize that it’s not just the technology, or even the home itself, making the sale. You are as well. You’re the secret weapon. You’re the closer. You’re the one making sure the buyer follows through on the purchase. After all, you can catch the fish on the hook, but only you can reel it in.
So be prolific with your blogging. Through the content you build, you can syndicate it through Twitter, through Facebook, through LinkedIn — through the entire World Wide Web. And before you know it, you’re known not only in the industry, but with buyers in your area. Go hyperlocal. Get in depth. Stick to the news. Of course relate to your reader with your own thoughts about anything going on in your life, because that personalizes the marketing aspect to great effect. But the important thing is to just write. And write with your own personal voice.

You’ll Find That You’ll Nab Many Buyers That Way

That’s actually Sales 101 when you think about it: connecting to the customer in a personal way. There’s no better way to do that than blogging (or “blog writing”). And the real estate, you can bet your bread and butter on it, will benefit from it greatly.
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I “Like” the Idea of Selling My Home With Facebook

Isn’t it nice to be positive? Thumbs up. Thumbs up like how it’s done on Facebook. The king of social media reins supreme in terms of positivism, because it’s all about networking and a family orientation. Oh, look, your mom’s on. Send a message! What, you have a friend over in China? She’s on right […]

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3 Surprising News About Mortgage Trends in Real Estate

2015 seems to be shaping up to evolve into quite the year for real estate as shown here, but let’s get down to some real numbers (after all, this is about real estate, isn’t it?). Just how is the real estate market shaping up with respect to mortgage rates? Mortgage trends? Mortgage delinquency…

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2 Main Reasons Why Home Building Is Broken

When you think about it, it’s glamorous to sell a house. But home building? Realtors, agents, property managers, gurus. They roll in the dough! Real estate investment certainly sits at a luxurious high for many (as long as you know what and what not to do), and flipping houses comes…

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Maximizing Tax Benefits for Selling the Home After Kids Grow Up

Divorce doesn’t have to destroy the kids. There are options out there, and they’re not to blame. So it just so happens that many divorcing couples find the option to keep the home when dealing with a divorce until those kids move out when they’re older. There’s a specific reason to doing this, in that it’s […]

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The 1031 Exchange: Building Bigger Houses of Cards

We’re sure many wonder just how people get rich: tenacity. That’s the only way we can describe it. It all boils down to how you buy a candy bar for a buck and then sell it for two bucks. Simple as that. Increase the scale as high as you want to go, and you have a […]

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How to Maximize Taxes With Your Ex-Spouse and a Vacation Home

We raise the question, because home selling has a specific benefit many enjoy: the tax benefits. That’s what we mean when we say we can maximize taxes by taking advantage of the exemptions. Deductions, deductions, deductions. You get all the profit when you sell. But Only When the Property Is Your Actual Home…

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