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The Complete Guide to Passing Your Real Estate Sales License Exam On the First Attempt Revisedd 2nd Edition

ISBN #: 9781620230619


$21.95

You have made the decision to become a licensed real estate professional. Congratulations! Real estate is an exciting and rewarding career choice, and preparing for the licensing exam is your first step toward reaching your goals. Here's the problem: the latest findings show that less than half of those who take the real estate licensing exam pass the test the first time. However, this ultimate study guide can make sure you nail the exam with no sweat.

Put away the color-coded notecards and messy folders. Not only will this definitive guide give you practical advice on how to prepare and make your way to the exam, but we packed this book with easy-to-understand definitions, clear examples, and practice tests with helpful answer keys. Need to jump to a definition quickly? No worries - our in-depth glossary will have all the information you need.

Don't be on the losing end of the statistic - you can pass your real estate license exam, and you can do it on your first try.
  
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    The Complete Guide to Your First Rental Property: A Step-by-Step Plan from the Experts Who Do It Every Day

    ISBN #: 9780910627986


    $24.95

    You are ready to take the plunge and begin investing in your first rental property. Congratulations, but now what do you do? You do not have to go it alone with this new comprehensive book that will guide you step-by-step upon the road to the financial success you desire. Investing in rental properties is one of the safest and smartest investments you can make. Real estate appreciates at a rate far greater than the rate of inflation, builds equity, provides a steady return on investment, provides cash flow, and can offer substantial tax benefits.

    With the sound guidance in this book you will be able to add to your monthly income, build equity and if you wanted to, retire comfortably and EARLY. Rental property investing is a perfect part-time business because real estate is a business where the assets appreciate and cash flow is generated even when you are absent. The book contains over 25 forms that you will need in your business and an excellent section on the use of the Internet and computerizing your business.

    The book covers property selection, tenant selection, inspecting premises, marketing and advertising of property, showing the property, tenant application, credit verification, employment and income verification, reference verification, lease agreement, deposits, walkthrough with tenant, collection of rent, late notices and collecting fees, statements, owner's proceeds, tenant complaints and requests, repairs, use of contractors, compliance with state and local regulation, property inspection after tenant leaves, deposit refund, accounting and computer software, income and expense, depreciation, a special section on using computers and the Internet, landlord tenant laws for all 50 states, federal housing regulations and disclosure information, legal issues, real estate terminology, techniques, advice, real estate management tools and software. Includes over 25 forms for use in the business.

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    How to Become a Million Dollar Real Estate Agent in Your First Year: What Smart Agents Need to Know Explained Simply

    ISBN #: 9781601380418


    $24.95

    It's amazing how many people are starting careers in real estate today, yet how many are successful at it? There are many roadblocks to a thriving real estate career. If you are not listing and selling 15 to 30 properties per month each and every month then this book is for you. This book presents the research of the steps and tactics super-successful real estate sales agents employ today. What makes this book particularly useful is the actual case studies from agents who do this work every day. You will learn their time-tested secrets.

    This step-by-step guide will show you how to find the properties, how to list them, how to sell them, and ultimately, how to get your commission. Learn the hard-earned secrets of breaking into the real estate field, and become super successful in no time at all. You will learn to quickly attract new prospects, get the highest possible commissions, and get return business and referrals, while still having a life outside of work.

    In this new book you will learn: how NOT to make the big mistakes most new agents make, licensing and exam fees, Multiple Listing Service (MLS), local Board of Realtors, real estate boards, expenses of doing business, your vehicle and insurance coverage, sales techniques, simple methods to get hundreds of referrals, how to make buyers and sellers happy, how to quickly and easily locate the best deals for your customer, presenting offers, software programs that make running your business effortless, the luxury housing market, Dealing with FSBO's, the commercial market, secrets to using the Internet, setting up a record keeping and computer system, brokers and how to work with them, your professional image, the new frontier, the online “Internet world”, online tools and ideas, real estate technology tips, search engine and Web site optimization, page rank, Internet leads, web positioning, web optimization building partnerships, and general real estate Internet information, and much more.

    ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Winner - Finalist: How to Become a Million Dollar Real Estate Agent in Your First Year by Susan Smith Alvis

    ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Awards Career Finalist: How to Become a Million Dollar Real Estate Agent in Your First Year by Susan Smith Alvis

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The Rental Property Manager's Toolbox: A Complete Guide Including Pre-Written Forms, Agreements, Letters, and Legal Notices: With Companion CD-ROM

ISBN #: 9780910627719


$19.95

Take a look through the Forbes annual issue of the richest Americans, and you will find a majority of those personal fortunes have something to do with real estate. Real estate rental income rarely experiences wild swings in value, instead providing predictable returns at many times the rate of money market accounts or CDs. In addition, there can be substantial tax advantages as well. However, being the "landlord" can be difficult, time consuming, and potentially wrought with financial and legal obstacles. This new book will make the process of managing your rental properties easier.

 This new book and companion CD-ROM will teach you how to avoid headaches, hassles, and lawsuits by learning how to professionally manage your rental property. Maximize your profits and minimize your risks. Learn about advertising, tenant screening, managing tenants, legal rights, landlord rights, discrimination, vacancies, essential lease clauses, crime prevention, drugs, gangs, security issues, as well as premises liability, security deposits, handling problems, evictions, maintenance, recordkeeping, and taxes. The CD-ROM contains dozens of forms, sample contracts, letters, notices, rental applications, agreements and checklists. It includes topics such as evicting irresponsible tenants, collecting damages, running multiple properties, handling complaints, emergency procedures, expenses, and utility management.

We spent thousands of hours interviewing and e-mailing real estate property managers and investors. This book is a compilation of their secrets and proven successful ideas. If you are interested in learning hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to make money (or more money) on managing your rental properties, then this book is for you. Instruction is great, but advice from experts is even better, and the experts chronicled in this book earn $1,000 to $300,000 per month managing rental properties. Inside the pages of this new exhaustively researched guide you will find a jam-packed assortment of innovative ideas that you can put to use today.
   
 
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The Real Estate Encyclopedia for Consumers: A Complete Guide for New and Existing Homeowners With Companion CD-ROM

ISBN #: 9781601382733


$79.95

The Homeowner's Encyclopedia of Real Estate is a 1,000 page compilation of some of the most important subjects related to homeownership. Investing in real estate is one of the safest and smartest investments you can make, as it appreciates at a rate far greater than the rate of inflation, builds equity, provides a steady return on investment, provides cash flow, and offers substantial tax benefits. This new book, which will serve as a comprehensive resource for new and existing homeowners, will teach you the ins and outs of all things real estate.

This book will go through becoming a first-time homeowner and learning to avoid the pitfalls that usually befall new homeowners. Learn about different mortgage types and what to expect when applying for mortgages. Learn about interest rates and PMI as well as budgetary issues you should review before beginning the purchase process. Find out how to buy with little or no money down and secrets about your home mortgage that your banker may not want you to know.

Go to the closing table with all the information you need to know to handle it quickly and smoothly using the information provided in this new guide. Arm yourself with information about escrow, closing agents, title commitments, deeds, bill of sales, closing statements, and more.
Learn all you need to know about inspecting your home before purchase. Find worksheets and forms that are easy to use when you find a home you are interested in purchasing. You can check the house for problems with plumbing, wiring, foundations, and more using this informative book.

You will also learn about purchasing a second home for vacation, retirement, or investment. Whether you are buying a home for the first time or purchasing a second or third home, this book will become an indispensable resource. It is packed with valuable information that no homeowner should be without. If you have a question about the ownership process, consult this encyclopedic book and find the answer. The companion CD-ROM is jam-packed with dozens of forms, checklists, and worksheets to guide you through the process of homeownership.
   

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The Second Homeowner's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Vacation, Income, Retirement, and Investment

ISBN #: 9780910627740


$21.95

According to a study released by the National Association of Realtors, second homes accounted for more than a third of residential real estate transactions in 2004. There is no better time than now to buy that second home you’ve been thinking about for getaways, vacations, investment, or retirement. Low interest rates, tax savings, rising appreciation, and effortless financing make it simple to profit from a second home.

Now is the time for that second home, before the prices climb even higher. Recent figures from the National Association of Realtors show an upward trend in the number of second homes purchased for investment purposes. Investing in a second home now will be a great way to increase your net worth when you retire, if done properly.

This book explains how to invest profitably in a vacation or future retirement home. Your second home can be for living, to re-sell, or even rent. This comprehensive guide presents proven tactics to make your second home a smooth and profitable transaction. You will learn precisely what to look for in a real estate investment, buying prospects, how to rent the place for up to 14 days and pocket the income tax-free, and how to make your current home groundwork for potential real estate investments, how to find the best opportunities, negotiating, financing, budgets, needs and wants, credit reports, home-buying timeline, the process of building a house, manufactured homes, real estate and mortgage glossaries, setting values, home warranties, homeowners insurance, creative financing, buying with little or no money down, closing, moving plans, walk-throughs, closing and settlement inspections, legal contracts, mortgages, what you can afford, deciding which neighborhood to choose, hiring a realtor, which government agencies can help, considerations for veterans, IRA use, hiring an attorney, the offer, calculating monthly payments, and escrow. This book is a must-have for the investor considering a second home.
   

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Online Marketing Techniques for Real Estate Agents and Brokers: Insider Secrets You Need to Know to Take Your Business to the Next Level

ISBN #: 9781601381262


$9.95

In this groundbreaking new book you will learn the secrets of top producing real estate agents and brokers and how they use the Web to market listings and get new clients and listings. You will learn how top agents and brokers are taking their business to the next level by using low cost and highly effective methods on the Internet. Learn how to take advantage of new marketing systems so you can connect with today's Internet savvy real estate consumers. Learn what Internet consumers want most and how easy and affordable it is to provide.

This new book will show you how to build, promote, get new clients and sell your listings using the Internet, with minimal costs. Let us arm you with the knowledge you need to make your business a success. Learn how to generate more traffic for your site with hundreds of Internet marketing methods, including many free and low-cost promotions. This new book presents a comprehensive, hands-on, step-by-step guide for increasing Web site traffic by using hundreds of proven tips, tools, and techniques. Learn how to target more customers and optimize your Web site from a marketing perspective. You will learn to target your campaign, use keywords, generate free advertising, search engine strategies, the insider secrets of e-mail marketing, how to build Web communities, co-branding, auto-responders, Google advertising, banner advertising, eBay storefronts, Web design information, search engine registration, directories, and real-world examples of what strategies are succeeding and what strategies are failing.
   

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Secrets to a Successful Eviction for Landlords and Rental Property Managers: The Complete Guide to Evicting Tenants Legally and Quickly 

ISBN #: 9781601382726


$24.95

A landlord and a tenant get into a fistfight after the landlord approaches his tenant to ask for the rent. While arguing with his tenant, a landlord is bludgeoned in the head and dragged out unconscious into the snow on his front porch. A tenant with a fatal attraction to his 65-year old female landlord tries to kill her after he receives his eviction notice. These are true examples of what can happen when an eviction goes wrong. A prosperous housing market in the new millennium has expanded the number of new and inexperienced landlords. Secrets to a Successful Eviction is a guide for those landlords who have purchased rental income property without the knowledge or skills to manage a problem tenant.

Eviction is the final recourse to a dispute between a landlord and tenant. So, when you have exhausted all the remedies you know to settle a dispute with your tenant, where can you go for help?
   

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The Complete Guide to Passing Your Real Estate Sales License Exam On the First Attempt

ISBN #: 9781620230619


$21.95

You have made the decision to become a licensed real estate professional. Congratulations! Real estate is an exciting and rewarding career choice, and preparing for the licensing exam is your first step toward reaching your goals. Here's the problem: the latest findings show that less than half of those who take the real estate licensing exam pass the test the first time. However, this ultimate study guide can make sure you nail the exam with no sweat.
Put away the color-coded notecards and messy folders. Not only will this definitive guide give you practical advice on how to prepare and make your way to the exam, but we packed this book with easy-to-understand definitions, clear examples, and practice tests with helpful answer keys. Need to jump to a definition quickly? No worries - our in-depth glossary will have all the information you need.

Don't be on the losing end of the statistic - you can pass your real estate license exam, and you can do it on your first try.
   

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How to Become a Million Dollar Real Estate Agent in Your First Year What Smart Agents Need to Know Explained Simply

ISBN #: 9781620230602


$16.95

Packed with new material and updated for the 2015 (and beyond) market, this guide will show you how to find properties, how to list them, how to sell them, and how to get your commission. Learn to attract new prospects, get the highest possible commissions, and get return business and referrals, while still having a life outside of work. You will also learn how not to make the big mistakes most new agents make, licensing and exam fees, Multiple Listing Service (MLS), expenses of doing business, and more.
   

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How to Be Your Own Contractor and Save Thousands on Your New House or Renovation While Keeping Your Day Job With Companion CD-ROM REVISED 2ND EDITION

ISBN #: 9781601389428


$24.95

In this completely updated and totally revised second edition, you will learn how to choose a site, draw up construction time line and flow charges, apply for construction loans, obtain essential insurance information, buy plans, find and negotiate with subcontractors, and comply with building code, inspection, and permit requirements. The ins and outs of self-contracting are explained, combined with the experiences of others, and with dozens of forms and checklists at hand, you will learn all about: building materials and foundations, windows, decks, roofing, plumbing, heating, wiring, air-conditioning, and much more. There are hundreds of tools, contracts, and checklists to help you get your project organized and save you thousands!
   

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301 Simple Things You Can Do to Sell Your Home Now and For More Money Than You Thought How to Inexpensively Reorganize, Stage, and Prepare Your Home for Sale

ISBN #: 9781620230633


$16.95

With the fully updated edition of this book you will learn which minor changes will bring you the greatest return, how to minimize problem areas, how to use design psychology, lighting techniques, landscaping secrets, and more. Includes a color insert of before and after shots!
   

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The Homeowner's Guide to For Sale By Owner Everything You Need to Know to Sell Your Home Yourself and Save Thousands

ISBN #: 9781620230688


$24.95

With this totally revised book you will learn how to set the sales price, how to stage your home; how to advertise and show your home; (MLS); and more
   

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For Rent By Owner A Guide for Residential Rental Properties

ISBN #: 9781620231005


$16.95

In this comprehensive guide John Lack details getting the best ROI by organizing and running your rental properties efficiently. With forty years of experience, Mr. Lack covers real estate terms, property selection, and mortgages. It also includes tenant stories and tips to make your property more valuable.
   

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This Complete Guide to Your First Rental Property A Step-by-Step Plan from the Experts Who Do It Every Day Revised 2nd Edition

ISBN #: 9781620230596


$16.95

This revised book covers property/tenant selection, advertising, credit verification, deposits, rent, late notices, and more.