Patti Dennis

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I am one of those guys who can always find something fun and entertaining in every aspect and profession of our lives. People are always talking about how jobs about banking, law, and economy are dull. But, I always prove them wrong with the number of amazing and fun facts about those boring professions. So when a friend asked me to give him some fun facts about real estate I was more than pleased to look in this so-called difficult task. I am saying so-called because I find more than many fun facts about real estate, and if you are reading this, then you are very lucky because you will learn some things which will make you a guy that know stuff for five minutes while you are making small talk with your friends. So sit back and enjoy.

Did you know that is technically not a chain restaurant? Their franchisees are dealing with the making of delicious burgers but as a matter of fact, they are one of the greatest real estate portfolios. So they are probably one of the best real estates in the world. Maybe that is their key to success.

687353-001Did you know what the value of the White House is? Every real estate has their price and value, which means that the most famous Washington building has its price. And that price is hundred and ten millions of dollars. Not bad for a two floors big house that only comes in white color.

Did you know that Donald Trump has filed for bankruptcy before? As a matter of a fact, he did it four times. To be specific, we are talking about corporate bankruptcy. This information came to attention to the public because of his presidential candidacy. He is considered as great business mogul and real estate owner, so his opponents leaked this information, so they could show to the public that he is not as successful as he claims.

world-trade-centerDid you know that events related to the attack on the World Trading Center could potentially be stopped? Every building and every real estate bring some interesting story with its history. Unfortunately, a story about this building is dark because of the terrorist attacks. But the night before the attacks, a meeting was supposed to happen. Owners of the building were supposed to meet to discuss the strategy regarding the terrorist events. One man couldn’t show, and they reschedule this gathering. A bizarre coincidence!

bf08b1da6668ffd1efaa862cee8f2bcdDid you know that in Scotland you know exactly who is paying his mortgage? This sounds odd because you would probably think that Scots have all access contracts about their homes. But it’s not so transparent. It’s a funnier story. If someone is paying off his mortgage, he has to paint his front door. And not just any color, he has to paint it in red (not like they have to paint it in black like in the Rolling Stone song). So if you want to visit Scotland and see red painted front door, you will know something about that man or woman real estate.


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Choosing the right realtor

Choosing the right realtor

Posted By on Jul 19, 2016

Real estate business can be quite difficult, but lucky for you; some people dedicated their lives to being experts in this particular field.

If you are having difficulty buying or selling your home, or if you aren’t familiar with the licensing, the prices, the current market, you should consider hiring a real estate agent who will most definitely be of great help.

But hiring a wrong real estate agent can cause more problems than you previously had. So, how do you choose the right realtor?

RE-AgentWell, there are a couple of things you can do in order to be sure that you haven’t decided on a wrong person.

First of all, you should talk to the previous clients of the real estate agent you want to hire.

In order to find the recent clients, you should contact the real estate agent and ask him or her to provide you with a detailed list of what they’ve listed or sold in the past year. This way you will have a list of names of his previous clients whom you can contact and ask whatever questions you might have. One of the questions you should ask is what the asking price was and then what the sales price was.

Importance-of-an-AgentThis should give you a general idea on how this particular real estate agent works.

Secondly, check the licensing. Contact your state’s regulatory body and find out whether or not the person you want to hire has a license and also were there any complaints or disciplinary actions against that person.

The third thing you should consider doing is picking a winner. You should see if the person you want to hire ever won any significant awards like ”realtor of the year”, especially those who have been praised by their peers.

You should know that, much like the medical field, with people specialized in certain areas, the real estate has their individual professionals in certain areas too. So adjust their specialty to your situation.

Another crucial thing to look at is the number of years your Realtor has been in business. Anyone with less than five years of experience is still in the learning phase, and they will probably learn on your situation too. You probably don’t want that. So if you want someone who will most definitely be able to take matters into their own hands, look for a person who has been a realtor for at least five years.

The technology has now progressed so much that you can find almost anything you need on the internet. So, in order to do a bit more research on a person you want to hire, you should check their current listings. The best way to do so would be to check the agencies website or This is an excellent website for real estate, and if you know your way around the computer, you should absolutely give it a try.

Follow this simple guide and you will surely find the person you are looking for.

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