Amazing Millennial Real Estate Trends In 2020

Real estate markets can be unpredictable. But there are certain commonalities related to shifts in human populations—specifically as regards mainstream generations. A human generation is typically about twenty years. Going further there’s a general life arc that tends to have a seventy-year expectation attached to it. This piece looks specifically at the millennial generation and millennial real estate trends we can expect in the coming year.

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Millennials may be the most unique generation we’ve had in quite some time. Image by SD5432SD
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Architect Jobs That Are Most in Demand

If you have been gearing up to enter the field of architecture, then you are probably all set with the most impressive credentials you can get. Maybe a Bachelors’s or Masters’s degree in architecture from a reputed, accredited college, a specialization in some area, and the requisite licensing. That’s a lot right there. Now you’re looking for architect jobs.

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The next step is to determine where to focus your energies. This way you have a steady stream of projects flowing in with the good potential for earning. In the current environment, this is possible in the following three areas.

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Save Big Money in 2020 Promotion

It’s a new year! Can you feel it? Do you have plans to buy a new home? If so, my new 2020 Promotion can literally save you thousands of dollars. This is for new clients only and it will totally be worth your time to read on…

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Thinking about buying your first home? Maybe you want to sell then buy? Depending on your situation you could save $2000, $4000 or even more!
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7 Essential Real Estate Tech Tools for Today’s Successful Agent

Real estate agents must rely on building relationships with clients and positioning themselves as the go-to when it comes to buying/selling a home. The traditional way of meeting people at parties, door-knocking around neighborhoods, and calling people whenever you feel like it is near an end. Real estate tech is taking over!

Real estate has always been, and will always be about relationships. Understanding and relating to people is huge! But technology is advancing and new tools are coming out that are helping Realtors (and businesses in general) with their marketing to meet those clients so they can build those relationships.

If you’re a real estate agent, it’s vital to understand where the real estate and construction industry is heading so you can stay ahead of it and be successful.

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Primer: Pre-Foreclosures and Short Sales

We’ve all heard about foreclosures for some time now. But what about pre-foreclosures? That’s different. What does it mean? Probably, just what you think it means. We’re talking about a property that’s not yet into foreclosure officially. The owner of the home is simply late on their payments. A type of pre-foreclosure where the owner owes more money than the home is worth is called a short sale.

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In this article, we’re going to cover four important aspects of purchasing a pre-foreclosure or short sale property.

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5 Ways to Save Money on a Home Renovation

When we buy a new home, we are often in love with it. It is new, exciting and many of us love decorating our homes from scratch. However, eventually, this honeymoon phase might end. There will always be ways to improve your home. Buying the house isn’t cheap but what if you could save money on a home renovation?

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While you could sell your home and buy a new home. With the growth in home prices over the last decade or so this might not make sense. Instead, many people will opt to simply renovate their home. This is more affordable and can reignite the love for your home that might have been missing.

However, some renovations are still quite expensive. But they don’t have to be. With that in mind, this blog post is going to look at a couple of different ways to save money on a home renovation or remodel job.

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Real Estate Forecast for 2020, Global Trends

In 2019, the housing market experienced low rates, limited supply, and high demand, especially in properties in the lower price range. Is the real estate forecast for 2020 going to be the same? The short answer is yes and no.

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According to real estate, mortgage, and housing experts, the new year is expected to bring a mix of the old and some fresh vigor. Below is a snippet of what is in store for you in the year 2020. 

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6 Tips for Selling a House “As Is”

While we may love our homes, there will come a time when we need to sell it. With home prices in the USA on the rise over the last decade, you might even be thinking about selling your home right now. When selling a home, there are a few ways you can go about doing it. Most people will fix up the house and then sell it for the highest price possible. But what if you’re selling a house “as is”?

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Unfortunately, selling a home “as is” often isn’t easy at all. There will always be buyers who are uneasy about purchasing “as is” homes. With that in mind, this article is going to go over a couple of helpful tips to assist you in selling your home without fixing any of its problems.

1. Get an Inspection Before Listing the Home

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5 Reasons Why Selling Your Home in Winter Is Smart

A couple of years ago I wrote the best practices outline on for home sellers—Pro Strats for Selling Your Home in Winter. Now, on a related topic, I’m going to cover the reasons behind those strategies. Read on to learn five reasons why selling your home in winter is smart.

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Maybe the trees are bare but if your home is updated today’s buyers want to see it!

Buckle up, because there’s a lot here. Some of which you will never hear from that you other agents. It’s time to get real.

1. Less Inventory Means Less Competition

We’ve all heard that the best time to list your home for sale is in the spring. That’s often the case but not always. Depending on your real estate market, your home’s attributes, inventory levels and even your motivation for selling, selling during the winter might make more sense.

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Insanely Intelligent Remodeling Ideas For Your New Home

While there are a lot of costs involved, getting a new home is an exciting time for everyone. You have a whole new place to call your own and are free to decorate it any way that you’d like. Unfortunately, not all purchased homes are perfect and exactly what the buyer is looking for. Compromises often need to be made in order to get a home in your price range. So, I bet you could take advantage of some intelligent remodeling ideas, right?

However, once you own the home, you are free to make renovations and remodel it however you like. With the remodeling and renovation industry being worth around $450 billion, you’re certainly not alone in wanting to make some changes. While some people have ideas for great renovations to make, others might need a little help.

But what sort of renovations should you look to make? While interior design trends change over the years let’s look at some remodeling ideas straight from today’s interior design experts

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