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The Social Real Estate Agent

In the early days of my first job in real estate in 2002, one of my senior colleagues said to me: “If you want to be successful in real estate young man, you’ll need a top drawer full of chocolate and a…

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Clean Up Your Facebook News Feed

Facebook has announced they are giving users more power to control what they see in their News Feed and provide feedback on what they are seeing from people, Pages and Groups. Is this good news for your company Page or community…

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Facebook For Real Estate: Page or Profile?

I must confess that for a long time I haven’t read a paper, I haven’t watched the news and I don’t get involved in discussions on real estate industry forums. To me, the constant negativity is pretty toxic stuff. But a Facebook…

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Landlords Versus Slumlords

Slumlord: Someone who wants top returns with little or no investment and always knows better.    Have you ever had an owner who is just not worth the hassle?  They reduce your staff to tears, complain all the time and,…

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The Power Of Property Depreciation

Many property investors are aware that they are entitled to claim depreciation. However, a staggeringly high proportion are not capitalising on the available depreciation deductions, subsequently missing out on an increased tax return.

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