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Real Estate Bloggers Wanted!

Welcome to Real Inventive – a fresh, innovative real estate blog that provides an online space where real estate agents and brokers can network, learn about new real estate technology and regulations, follow real estate news, and share interesting thoughts and ideas.

Welcome to Real Inventive – a fresh, innovative real estate blog that provides an online space where real estate bloggers can network, learn about new real estate technology and regulations, follow real estate news, and share interesting thoughts and ideas.

It’s been a rough year for all of us! The real estate market, just like the economy in general, has been through some serious turmoil. Thankfully, it looks like we are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. While the economy is still very fragile, the free fall of real estate prices has finally stabilized in many local markets. Home sales are going up, and as we all know, this will eventually lead to home prices going up too.

In the meantime, if you find yourself without enough work or earnings, think about this as an opportunity – this can be a great time to take a course, to learn something new, to make yourself familiar with real estate technology, and to improve yourself as a real estate professional. Think about times where you have less work as times when you can prepare yourself for the next boom. Economy works in cycles, and the more credentials and knowledge you have, the better positioned you will be to make the most of the next real estate boom.

Before we wrap this up, a quick note for the real estate bloggers out there: we would love to hear from you! We are always open to receive fresh new content to enrich our blog and make it more interesting to our readers, most of whom are real estate professionals.

Please feel free to contact us at: [ideas AT realinventive DOT com].

Even if you’re not a blogger, we would still love to hear from you if you have an interesting idea, a tip, or anything you think we should cover on this real estate blog.

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Mobile Apps for Real Estate

Have you seen the mobile app from SmarterAgent.com? This looks like a really cool app. I recommended that my mom “The Broker” get it for her office so we can see how well it works. Anyone have a success story about this product? I can really see how useful it can be for buyers.

Have you seen the mobile app from SmarterAgent.com? This looks like a really cool app. I recommended that my mom “The Broker” get it for her office so we can see how well it works. Anyone have a success story about this product? I can really see how useful it can be for buyers.

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Investor Report: Renting Versus Flipping

Interesting article about an Oakland, California real estate investment fund carving out a niche that might work in other areas with roughly similar demographics.

(from Realty Times) Interesting article about an Oakland, California real estate investment fund carving out a niche that might work in other areas with roughly similar demographics: Acquiring and turning around lower-cost single family houses in neighborhoods outside San Francisco with strong mass-transit connections to urban employment centers and good job-growth potentials.  Read More

Expensive homes miss the recovery

In recent weeks, mortgage brokers, bankers, and even Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke have been talking about a housing rebound later this year. And the figures seem to back up their optimism: New home sales rose 11% in June for the third consecutive month.

(from CNN) In recent weeks, mortgage brokers, bankers, and even Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke have been talking about a housing rebound later this year. And the figures seem to back up their optimism: New home sales rose 11% in June for the third consecutive month. Read More