Tag Archives: Realtor

How to Calculate the ROI of Your Geographic Farm

Consider the following to evaluate the Return on Investment (ROI) for a farm. You have selected a farm of 600 houses. The farm turnover rate is 9%. The average sales price of a house in your farm is $250,000. You … Continue reading

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How a Realtor creates a geographic farm

For newer agents the concept of farming might be unchartered territory. I define farming as targeting a specific community in which you solicit the majority of the neighborhood for business. The concept is to establish and brand you as THE … Continue reading

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Home Prices Continue to Increase

Home prices in May experienced the largest year-over-year increase nationwide since February 2006, according to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index. This increase of 12.2% annually marked the 15th consecutive monthly increase in home prices nationally. “It’s been more than seven … Continue reading

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Showdown ahead for CFPB and Corday nomination

President Obama on Thursday re-nominated Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, all but assuring a fight with Senate Republicans who oppose the agency’s sweeping powers to regulate the financial services industry. Cordray, 53, took the helm of … Continue reading

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More Good News In Maricopa County?!!

For the monthly period ending December 15, we are currently recording a sales $/SF of $84.47 averaged for all areas and types across the ARMLS database. This is 2.9% higher than the $82.35 we now measure for November 14. Our … Continue reading

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December Book Review – Shift

This month I had the chance to pick up Gary Keller’s book, Shift. I love the way he starts the book, he talks about Realtors leaving the profession in droves, housing prices going backwards, the market in overall chaos. Then … Continue reading

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