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5 Reasons to Become a Realtor

The real estate agent profession is booming and only expected to grow in the coming years. As a realtor, you have several roles and responsibilities, so although it can be a rather lucrative career, it does take hard work. Making a career change can be a huge...

What is Renting Like in Toronto?

Interested parties have three major options: Apartments. Apartments are an uncommon housing option in downtown Toronto. Some quality, if aged, buildings occasionally have vacancies. Houses. Homeowners have begun offering rooms to rent. One major advantage to this...

What is Renting Like in Berlin?

Since 1999, Berlin has been Germany’s capital. In 2013, it was home to more than 3.5 million residents. Compared to other worldly cities of note, Berlin has bigger green spaces and more affordable housing. Since you can get by with just a bicycle, owning a car isn’t...

Top Reasons People Don’t Buy Homes

Most people who have attained the working-class status desire to become homeowners. Home ownership is significantly advantageous as opposed to living in rental houses and apartments. Few people, however, realize their dreams of becoming successful homeowners. The many...

Best Real Estate Television Shows

These days, there are so many great real estate television shows available to watch that it can be difficult to know what is worth a watch. Here is a roundup of the best home renovation and design shows on television: Brojects Brojects focuses on the renovation of the...

External Factors That Decrease Your Home Value

There are a number of external factors that can affect the value of your home, whether they are man-made or force majeure. Natural disasters, such as sinkholes, are one example of something caused by nature that can negatively impact a home’s value. But aside from mother nature, there are also plenty of human-based factors that can impact a home’s value.

History of Real Estate

The term real estate actually encompasses a broad range of vocations regarding property management. From acquiring lots for development to marketing the finished design in the hopes of leasing or selling, all the way to investing and/or managing the different styles of residential, industrial, and commercial locations, real estate has been around for a long time.

Degrees That Translate Well to Real Estate

Whether you’re an undergraduate student or an adult looking for a career change, if the exciting and potentially lucrative world of real estate is what you’re interested in, there are several paths you can choose from. Real estate is one of the few industries that is flexible enough to match a variety of skillsets, and therefore degrees, which is one of the reasons it’s such a popular industry.

Real Estate Pitfalls to Avoid

Real estate investment can be a great way to earn money, but a person can also end up losing all their life savings if they are not being cautious. Those who plan to purchase real estate soon need to make sure they are avoiding these major pitfalls. Aiming for Fast...