How Real Estate Investors Buy Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA
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How Real Estate Investors Buy Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA

Did you know you can buy investment property using your IRA?  In this article I’ll show you how you can use a Self Directed IRA to invest in real estate using money you already have in your existing IRA account.  I’ll also give you insights on my own personal experience investing in real estate with...

Posted by July 28, 2015June 7, 2017
How California Prop 60 Can Save Real Estate Investors Money
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How California Prop 60 Can Save Real Estate Investors Money

Getting older is certain, getting wiser is likely, getting happier is what you do with your attitude and getting tax breaks is what this commentary explains. One of the biggest fears for seniors (and others), is running out of money in retirement and the threat of increasing taxes. People who have built up equity in...

Posted by July 24, 2015May 31, 2017
Zillow Acquires DotLoop, An E-Signing Service For Real Estate Agents
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Zillow Acquires DotLoop, An E-Signing Service For Real Estate Agents

Online real estate service Zillow today announced that it has acquired DotLoop, a service that aims to simplify the complex process of buying and selling real estate by taking much of the document sharing and signing process online. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Zillow expects the acquisition to close in the...

Posted by July 23, 2015May 31, 2017
11 things successful real estate agents don’t do
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11 things successful real estate agents don’t do

1. They don’t feel sorry for themselves Successful agents take responsibility for their role in this business and understand that real estate isn’t always easy or fair. 2. They don’t waste energy on things they can’t control   Successful agents don’t complain over lost transactions or bumps in the road. Instead, they focus on what...

Posted by July 21, 2015May 31, 2017
California Real Estate Agents May Get Upgrade in MLS Technology
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California Real Estate Agents May Get Upgrade in MLS Technology

Many say the value of today’s real estate agents lies not in controlling consumers’ access to data, but in making that data understandable and useful. But agents’ most important technology tools — multiple listing services — are stuck with retrograde technology and an unwillingness to do one thing that would likely make agents’ lives easier: consolidate....

Posted by July 17, 2015May 31, 2017