Jill Anaya

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Properties in Nairobi, Kenya

Although apartment buildings have existed for centuries, apartments in Kenya have become trendy, classy, and the latest fashion that everyone wants to keep up with, and guess what? They are selling like hot cakes. As Kenya advances, the capital city, Nairobi is becoming more and more like a metropolitan place. The population in Nairobi city has increased tremendously, and so the space for large houses in Nairobi is becoming smaller. High rise apartments seem more practical for the new working generation. Travel time to and from home has increased as people have to travel long distances from their homes to…
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Pros and Cons of Buying Duplex Apartments in Kolkata

Are you familiar with a duplex apartment? If you're not, let's get right to it. Whether duplex apartments in Barasat or Alipore, these are basically apartments in themselves - they are no different than your average residential property. What distinguishes them is the fact that there are actually two individual units clubbed into one. I'm sure you're probably wondering, 'How is that possible?' Well, it's easier than it sounds. This can be seen by a common wall that separates the two units on a ground floor. In many cases, a duplex apartment is a two-story dwelling space where one unit…
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Buyer, Seller, Agent, And Market, Have Different Perceptions Of Real Estate Value

One of the challenges, of creating a meeting - of - the - minds, when it comes to real estate transactions, etc, is, each party, often, has a different perception, of the value of any particular property! Generally, buyers under - value a potential purchase, often, seeking, a lower, than realistic, offering price. Sellers behave, quite to the contrary, often, over - valuing, what they own! While real estate agents should be the level - headed, guides, throughout this process, unfortunately, the competition and search for commissions, skews their behaviors. However, in the end, in most cases, it's the reality…
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Learn From Real Estate History: Markets Are Cyclical: 5 Important Factors

If we learn from the past, in a meaningful way, we would better understand, the history of real estate, should teach us, the housing markets, are, often, cyclical! There are up - markets, and down, ones, as well as periods, with a greater degree of balance, between these two. Most have heard references to buyers markets, as well as sellers markets, yet, it seems, people continue to over - react, to changing conditions, etc. It would, therefore, be beneficial, to better understand, some of the reasons, and driving forces, involved, in what makes these cycles, occur. With that in mind, this article will…
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What Your CURB Appeal, Says About Your House?

There is much discussion about what, we, in real estate, refer to, as curb appeal, but, very little, detail, or reasons, as to why, this is such an essential consideration, in terms of, precisely, how important, and why, this is so! We need to carefully examine, and review, what potential, qualified buyers, see, from the CURB, in order to use, this concept, to the homeowner's best avail! Although, this is important and essential, I have come, to realize, in my, well over a decade, as a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, far too often, this key consideration,…
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Beating The Instant Buyer

Being so close to Halloween, I thought I would write the scariest article to real estate investors and Realtors that I could think of. iBuyers are the zombies eating away at your opportunities. They are murdering growth and killing dreams!! Let's start with what an iBuyer is and what they do, and what we as agents and investors should do to adjust to this new norm. The iBuyer is an instant buyer. They use technology to value property and determine an offer price instantly. The property owner would call up the company and will have a cash offer on their…
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Explore a Luxurious Lifestyle With Flats in North Kolkata

North Kolkata and luxurious lifestyle? They are not quite synonymous to each other, right? Are you sure about this outlook? Well, the reality is based on a different story altogether. North Kolkata essentially represents the vintage charm of the city. There something unique about the region. While walking down the lanes of this region, you'll come across homes which were built during the British era or even before. The lanes are narrow where you'll find children indulging in playing 'gully cricket'. You'll come across the traditional shops selling fried eatables or as the Bengalis call it 'Tele Bhaja' along with…
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How Do You Know Your Home’s VALUE?

Many homeowners, potential qualified buyers, etc, believe they know what a particular house, is worth, but, often, either, over, or under - estimate, its actual VALUE! Homeowners, seeking to sell their home, need to have an accurate idea, so they can ensure, it's priced right, from the start! Those, who are considering selling, should also, gain this knowledge, in order, to be certain, they are not, over - paying their real estate taxes, etc. Wouldn't it also make sense, for potential, qualified buyers, to know this, also, so they understand their options, within their price range, etc? Instead of trying to fake -…
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Real Estate in Anantapur

If you are looking to invest in real estate in India, then Anantapur is one of the best places. This is true about both commercial and residential properties. Over the years, investors realized that putting money in real estate is the best type of investment. Let's find out why Anantapur is a great choice as far as real estate investment is concerned. In Anantapur, the number of land registrations has doubled over the past few years. But the million dollar question is, what makes this city a great hub for this type of investment? In this article, we are going…
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Upselling Home Inspections

Cost-conscious consumers sometimes find out too late that trying to save money on an inspection can result in an inadequate report. More often homebuyers find that the advertised fees for home inspections don't always include things like basement apartments and woodstoves. What is upselling? Upselling is a sales technique where a seller induces the customer to purchase more expensive items, upgrades or other add-ons in an attempt to make a more profitable sale. A different technique is cross-selling in which a seller tries to sell something else. In practice, businesses usually combine upselling and cross-selling to maximize profit. Upselling professional…
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