Everything you thought you knew about real estate has changed. Technologically, behaviorally, and culturally the world is more dynamic than ever. The result is a new portrait of the American Dream, one that is much more eclectic and complex and in need of new ground rules. No matter who you are, what generation you are from or how much experience you have in real estate, this book will help you buy smarter or sell faster.
Zillow's top blogger, DeSimone speaks to the concerns, behaviors, and goals of all home buyers and sellers; from Millennials to Gen Xers to BabyBoomers. Some of the progressive and contrarian perspectives, unique tips, and out-of-the-box advice that fill the pages of Next Generation Real Estate were born out of Brendon's feet-on-the-street experiences selling residential real estate in California, at one of the most dynamic times for real estate.
Alongside exclusive interviews with top experts including Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, and Curbed Founder Lockhart Steele, DeSimone offers buyers and sellers concrete advice and tips for getting into the market today. Next Generation Real Estate provides the new rules for smarter buying and faster selling.
|Publisher:||Changing Lives Press|
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About the Author
Real Estate Expert Brendon DeSimone's practical advice is featured weekly in the Zillow Blog, seen by 35 million visitors per month. His column is syndicated to 250 daily newspapers and top media sites online; Forbes, CNBC, Yahoo Homes, AOL Real Estate and Fox Business. His professional, approachable, get-it-done style has landed him television interview spots as a national real estate expert on FOX Business, Bloomberg News, Good Morning America, FOX News as well as multiple HGTV shows. Brendon.
Table of Contents
Two Authors, One Message
Part I Real Estate Then and Now
Chapter 1 Real Estate Then and Now
Part II Smarter Buying
Chapter 2 Does Buying a Home Make Sense for Me Now?
Chapter 3 “Virtual” Real Estate
Home Buying Starts Online
Chapter 4 Team Sport
Why You Still Need a Real Estate Agent
Chapter 5 What Can I Really Afford?
Building Your Financial House
Chapter 6 Game On!
Let the Search Begin
Chapter 7 Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Formulating and Presenting Your Offer
Chapter 8 Ready for Action!
The Anatomy of the Real Estate Transaction
Chapter 9 Diamonds in the Rough
What You Need to Know When Thinking About Buying a Distressed Sale
Chapter 10 Does Selling Make Sense for Me Right Now?
Chapter 11 The Price is Right!
Four Steps for Understanding and Maximizing Your Home’s Worth
Chapter 12 The Gist before You List
Choosing the Right Agent
Chapter 13 “Prepping” Your Listing
How to Stay One Step Ahead of the Next Generation Buyer
Chapter 14 Seeing Is Believing
Transforming Your Home with the Art of Staging
Chapter 15 Show Time!
Tips and Tricks for Going “Live” on the Market
16 Closing Time
How to Negotiate, Accept, and Close a Buyer’s Offer