Rockwell Institute Renewing your Real Estate License

Guest Post from our education partners at the Rockwell Institute. Kids may be looking forward to summer break, but we still need to think about our CE classes! Many real estate agents are confused about the current CE requirements, especially after the recent license law changes. For instance, what courses do you really need to

When buying a home: Why not “on or before”?

Why not “on or before”?  Often a buyer and seller aren’t sure when they want to close.  They would like to write in the contract that the closing will be “on or before” a certain date.  Brokers will sometimes go along with this thinking that the issue will be resolved later. Therein lays the problem.  

Welcome to TODAY – A Return to Normal

Today — the market we have “Today” is the real market; the real market is our “normal” market Real estate follows roughly 10-year cycles. In the normal times, the number of homes bought and sold is about 5% of the total households. At some point in the 10-year cycle (and for various reasons) buyers decide

Supply and Demand

ECON 101: The Effect of Supply and Demand on Real Estate Values

Northwest homeowners, take heart…the value of your home is about to succumb to the most basic of economic laws—supply and demand. And that’s good news. Yes, values have fallen…and if you listen to the national media reports, you likely believe they will continue to fall. But many of our urban-core neighborhoods are now experiencing something

Be The Expert: CB Bain and CB Seal Your Partners in Education

Continuing education is probably one of the most important things you can do for yourself in any career. This is even more important in Real Estate. Things change rapidly in Real Estate, whether it is a law change at the government level, a regulation change based on a legal matter or a change in best