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Who Pays Investment Property Closing Costs in Texas

Who Pays Investment Property Closing Costs in Texas?

By listingspark | November 2, 2023

Property sales are incredibly complex. Even for property investors who have years of experience buying, improving, and selling homes, there are a lot of different people involved in the behind-the-scenes work of property transactions, and…

For Sale By Owner A Comprehensive Guide for 2023

For Sale By Owner (FSBO): A Comprehensive Guide for 2023

By listingspark | October 9, 2023

Explore 2023 For Sale By Owner (FSBO) home selling, learn key strategies, pros & cons, and compare with traditional sales to maximize profit.

Top Real Estate Software for Investors to Improve Operations and Sales

Top Real Estate Software for Investors to Improve Operations and Sales

By listingspark | September 29, 2023

The real estate market is constantly in flux. July 2023 saw a 0.9% increase in pending sales over June 2023, with a great deal of that increase happening in the South and West regions. But…

A Guide to Property Investment Software Realtors Need in 2024

A Guide to Property Investment Software Realtors Need in 2024

By listingspark | September 28, 2023

Every industry is undergoing market pressure—and market opportunity—from automation and more comprehensive software solutions. For some, software represents a potential threat or challenge, as it can take away clients who are looking for technical capabilities…

Texas Real Estate Market Report Q3 2023

Texas Real Estate Trends: Q3 2023 Comprehensive Review

By listingspark | September 25, 2023

Learn more about the current state of the Texas real estate market and get predictions on what you can expect in 2023. Stay up-to-date on trends and make informed decisions with this comprehensive report from ListingSpark!

When Investors Should Use a Flat Fee Listing Service

Maximizing Real Estate Investments with Flat Fee Listing Services

By listingspark | September 25, 2023

As a real estate investor, you understand that one of the biggest costs is the transactions themselves. When you’re buying a property in Texas, the closing costs are relatively small at 1.5% of the purchase…

How to Sell Your Own Home Without a Realtor

How to Sell Your Own Home Without a Realtor

By listingspark | September 5, 2023

Ten percent of homes sold in 2021 were sold by their owners without a realtor. As online resources for pricing data, flat-fee listing services, and plenty of marketing options become available, homeowners can more easily…

How to List a Home on MLS Without an Agent

How to List a Home on MLS Without an Agent

By listingspark | September 4, 2023

It’s common to want to sell your home without having to pay an agent to do it for you. The idea of controlling the pricing, marketing, and negotiation stages as much as possible is appealing.…

Empowering Investors With an Investor-Friendly Brokerage

Empowering Investors With an Investor-Friendly Brokerage

By listingspark | September 2, 2023

Real estate investors operate differently than conventional buyers and sellers, especially to get the 26.9% ROI the average flipped property makes. As you gain experience in the industry, you learn that you might not need…

Should Real Estate Investors Get a Real Estate License

Should Real Estate Investors Get a Real Estate License?

By listingspark | August 31, 2023

Real estate investments are more than just a hedge against inflation and a way to diversify your holdings. Some common types fetch impressive ROIs, coming at 10.6% for general residential real estate, 9.5% for commercial…

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