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Real Estate Terms starting with (E)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter (E)
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Why You Should Own Your Own Home

You may be wondering if you should rent or buy your next home. In this brief article we are going to discuss the benefits of owning your own home. A huge benefit to begin the discussion is Equity.

Paying monthly rent is money lost with no direct benefit to you (in some cases aiding in [...]

Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved

Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved

Many people are confused with being pre-qualified and being pre-approved but luckily for you it’s very simple. It’s a matter of just understanding the basic requirement from a lender.
If you’re pre-qualified it means that you Potentially could get a loan for the amount stated to you, assuming that all of the information given [...]

Real Estate Terms starting with (D)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter ( D)
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Real Estate Terms starting with (C)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter ( C)
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Five Frequent First Time Buyer Mistakes

1. Afraid to ask questions(from their lender, real estate agent, lawyer etc.).
Questions are a great tool and as a first time buyer, they might be your only one (besides realestatetaxi.com of course). You should be asking as many questions as possible and never be afraid to do so. Remember the adage, “He who asks a [...]

Top 10 ways to sell a Home in a Slow Market

It isn’t a secret that the value of homes has been on the decline across America. Selling at a good price is currently tricky but if you and your agent are aggressive and able to communicate the best qualities of your home to potential buyers, you might just see top dollar.

Keep [...]

First Time Buying

To some, the idea of buying a house, condominium, cooperative, or the like is based on the conventional wisdom that everyone should own a home. Being a real estate agent in New York, I usually hear from my first time buyers, “What’s the benefit of buying rather then renting?” As a real estate agent and [...]

Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can assist sellers in marketing their property and selling it for the highest possible price under the best terms. A Real Estate Agent is more than just a “sales person.”  They act on your behalf as your agent, providing you with advice and guidance and doing a job.
When acting as [...]

8 Obvious & Not-So- Obvious Ways to Improve Credit

Excerpt from Realestatetaxi.com’s upcoming ebook. Check the products section in the upcoming weeks or subscribe to our mailing list for further information.
The game of credit! Very exciting! Just like every other games, there are rules to follow. The following are 8 ways to follow the rules of the game and come out on top. Our [...]

Agents Responsibilities towards YOU!- Duty of Disclosure 6 of 6

This article is a 6 part series breaking down an agents fiduciary relationship with his or her client.
An agent has certain responsibilities owed to his/her client that must be followed by law. Consider these responsibilities, or “fiduciary duties”, as the agents constitution and your bill of rights. An agents fiduciary duties encompass:  the duties of care, confidentiality, [...]

Real Estate Loans

Real Estate Loans should come first when Buying a Home

When preparing to buy a home, You really need to determine how much money you have available for down payment and closing costs because that will affect almost every aspect of buying a home, including qualifying for a real estate loan. Lack of real estate loan [...]

8 Means to Getting Your Funds in Order

Excerpt from Realestatetaxi.com’s upcoming ebook. Check the products section in the upcoming weeks or subscribe to our mailing list for further information.

1. Create a family budget. You need to figure out where you spend your money and the best way to do that is with the aid of saved receipts or a good brainstorming session. [...]

Real Estate Terms starting with (B)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter ( B)
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | [...]

Agents Responsibilities towards YOU- Duty of Accounting 5 of 6

This article is a 6 part series breaking down an agents fiduciary relationship with his or her client.
An agent has certain responsibilities owed to his/her client that must be followed by law. Consider these responsibilities, or “fiduciary duties”, as the agents constitution and your bill of rights. An agents fiduciary duties encompass:  the duties of care, confidentiality, [...]

Agents Responsibilities towards YOU! Duty of Obedience 4 of 6

This article is a 6 part series breaking down an agents fiduciary relationship with his or her client.
Hello there! You guessed it! For the fourth time I would like to reiterate the following:
An agent has certain responsibilities owed to his/her client that must be followed by law. Consider these responsibilities, or “fiduciary duties”, as the agents constitution [...]

Agents Responsibilities towards YOU- Loyalty 3 of 6

This article is a 6 part series breaking down an agents fiduciary relationship with his or her client.
Hi again! Welcome to part 3 of this 6 part series covering the agents duties towards you. Again to make sure we can get this into your head I would like to reiterate (copy & paste that is) what we spoke [...]

Agents Responsibilities towards YOU- Duty of Confidentiality 2 of 6

This article is a 6 part series breaking down an agents fiduciary relationship with his or her client.
Welcome back! I would like to take the time right now to stress the importance of educating yourself as much as you can in the field of real estate. It grants you the ability to experience a fluid journey through the world of [...]

Agents Responsibilities towards YOU- Duty of Care 1 of 6

An agent has certain responsibilites owed to his/her client that must be followed by law. Consider these responsibilities, or “fiduciary duties”, as the agents constitution and your bill of rights. An agents fiduciary duties encompass: the duties of care, confidentiality, loyalty, obedience, accounting, and disclosure. Today we will focus on the agents duty of care.

Real Estate Terms starting with (A)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter ( A)
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U [...]

What is equity

What is equity?
Equity is the financial interest or cash value of your home, minus the current loan balance(s). Also called the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it. Equity is simply the amount of ownership value a homeowner has in the property. Equity is computed by subtracting the [...]

11 Safety Tips When Showing Your Home

11 Safety Tips When Showing Your Home

Showing your home can be a risky and scary time, for a homeowner. Real Estate Taxi.com offers these safety reminders to homeowners touring perspective buyers around their home.

Write down a description of the perspective buyer’s vehicle and license plate number.
Try to have another [...]

7 Reasons to Own Your Home

7 Reasons to Own Your Home
1. Tax breaks. You are allowed to deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage and property taxes. There are other deductions but we here at Real Estate Taxi suggest you check with your local tax professional
2. Appreciation. Housing is, and always will be in high demand no matter which [...]

10 Ways to Prepare for Homeownership

10 Ways to Prepare for Homeownership
1. Decide what you can afford. When starting your journey into the world of homeownership, you first have to figure out in what you can afford. You need to see what your monthly limit is for a possible real estate loan you are going to take out.

2. Develop your home [...]

20 Questions to Qualify a Potential Agent

Real Estate Taxi.com we know that the real estate industry could be very complex and hard to understand. We also know it could be especially difficult to pick the RIGHT agent to sell/find your home. Here is a list of 24 things you can ask a potential agent to help you determine who is the [...]