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Financing for your next real estate investment deal

By Travis Carona | November 4, 2019

ListingSpark works to help our investor clients get their next deal funded. There are plenty of creative ways to do this, from all cash to zero down. Here we will explore what we’ve seen work…

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Top 3 Reasons Your Home Is Not Selling

By Travis Carona | September 9, 2019

1. Price – the reason we all want to ignore We’ve sold thousands of homes through our platform, so our analytics are top notch. When we hear from a client with concerns about being on…

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The 7 Deadly FSBO Myths: Part 1

By Travis Carona | August 28, 2019

In an industry that for the most part has remained unchanged for decades, we understand why For Sale by Owners and real estate investors want to sell without using or paying for a Realtor. We…

The Hoarder House – A case study

By Travis Carona | July 24, 2017

Recently we did an interview with Yale Hamrick; a North Texas investor who recently made over $50k in profits from a property he bought for only $112,000. This case study is rather short and gets…

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Everything You Need to Know to Sell Your Own House

By Aaron Jistel | January 21, 2019

Selling Your Own Home? Is this the year you’re hoping to sell your home? According to experts, that could be a wise decision. Forecasters aren’t too optimistic about the housing market in the coming years…

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Flat-Fee MLS 101

By Aaron Jistel | January 18, 2019

Breaking Down The Real Estate Lingo If you’re relatively new to the residential real estate world, you know how frustrating it can be to hear all of the cryptic real estate terms and have no…

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Considering a Flat-Fee Real Estate Agent? What You Need to Know

By Aaron Jistel | January 14, 2019

What Is a Flat-Fee Real Estate Broker? We’re all used to a traditional real estate agent: they provide home sellers with comprehensive services to price, market and sell a home for around 3% commission. While…

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Get Your Home Ready to Sell in 2021

By Aaron Jistel | December 21, 2018

2021 Is The Year to Sell It’s 2021 and that means one thing: if you’re thinking of selling your home, the clock is ticking. According to Zillow, the best time to sell your home is…

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Real Estate Lingo: Traditional, Discount, Flat Fee and Hybrid

By Aaron Jistel | November 14, 2018

The Home Seller’s Dilemma Home sellers have never had so many options when it comes to how to sell. In the past, traditional real estate brokers and firms were the go-to for nearly all home…

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Is The House-Flipping Boom Over for Investors?

By Aaron Jistel | November 6, 2018

Looking for a Quick Profit? – Investors buying houses In the past decade or so, buying a “fixer-upper,” updating it a bit and then selling it for a nice profit attracted seasoned real estate investors…

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