As the end of the year approaches, I am thinking of the trends that I noticed in Houston real estate.
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Are there any trends that real estate investors should focus on? Is the market right for the small investor? Here is a look at a few things that I have noticed.
Somewhere in the mission statements of various businesses there is a line about service to the customers. We need reminders at times as to what that means.
Are there good investment properties left in Houston? May a foreclosure not be a good deal? An introduction to some numbers to watch.
Watching trends among renters could give real estate investors a clue to what they may expect.
More posts coming soon, but currently I am working on improving current pages.
More foreclosures will be coming onto the market in 2010, and some of those homes may have been a previous investor’s downfall.
Real Estate Investors looking at foreclosures may need to be warier than before when it comes to checking out a home’s electrical system.
Investing in foreclosures can be profitable, but it can bring headaches. Here are 5 real estate investing pitfalls that new investors need to avoid.
There are new ways to search the real estate market in Houston for homes or professionals. From sidebar widgets to Twitter, and I am exploring the possibilities.
Houston Real Estate may be cheaper than many US markets, but did you know know that you could buy a lot for $1. Here is one way to get rid of a vacant home.
Knowing some facts about Houston real estate can help the average buyer, but it can prove vital for the real estate investor. Entrepreneurs need to be up on statistical abstracts to spot the trends and forecasts to make wise home buying decisions.
Real Estate, Banks, and the Internet. Why do we need S 413 (HR 111)? Realtor Associations seem to take a view of stopping any change that could effect their business model. Maybe it is time to have them evaluate their own model.
A new Texas rule requires that Landlords (real estate investors) have to present their criteria for selecting a tenant.
With bank failures looming large, Houston real estate could be looking bad, but look closer to find bright spots.
With new rules concerning home inspections going into effect February 2009, here is a checklist that home inspectors and real estate investors can use.
Good news and bad news for the Houston housing market from press releases and blogs.
Real estate investment in other areas takes some planning. A home inspector gives you some items to consider.
This is the time of year when home sales decrease, but there may be more to it than the season. Look at these posts to see the Houston Real Estate market.
Houston Real Estate Market Analysis from different Realtors in the area.
For a real estate investor, determining what type of property to buy can be as easy as looking at the trend in REITs.
Houston real estate is changing with home inspections being offered as part of the service when buying or selling a home. This may mean cost savings for clients
A guide to some blog posts about the real estate market in Houston.
Documenting my efforts of creating and marketing a real estate destination site for Houston to benefit my home inspection business.
News for people dealing with a home sale in the Houston area after Hurricane Ike. Also some other news about building inspections in storm effected areas.
RE professionals should consider creating their own alternative search engine to be ahead of the curve, and to create a community hub on the net for their own area.
Taking the kids to Memorial City Mall turned out to be fun, and it made me consider the real estate situation near the mall. Maybe not such a bad place to live if you are working in the Energy Corridor of Houston.
Caulking mortar joints can be an easy home maintenance task, but some care should be taken. Home inspections reveal problems here, but there are easy ways to deal with this project.
To expand my authority, I found that I could use an open source survey creation software to produce a questionnaire about real estate issues. This allows a website to create its own data for finding answers.
Considering the past year of the credit and housing crisis, the real estate industry should take stock and see where it should go. Transparency may be a key to that change.
Search is the medium we use for interacting with the web, and more sites are offeing search specific to one topic. Could Yahoo’s BOSS help a new search site take on established sites?
After finding a marketing study detailing the positions for brokerages on the internt, I am thinking about if it might be better for your marketing to go through an alt search engine.
Most consumers never investigate who they should use as their Realtor, but this may not be the best course of action for you.
The difference between a real estate auction and a foreclosure auction. Possibly misleading advertising in a real estate deal.
Improving customer service through the use of exit interviews.