Real estate agents fight to survive

Real estate agents fight to survive

There are 6 comments on the Star Tribune story from Feb 25, 2012, titled Real estate agents fight to survive. In it, Star Tribune reports that:

I t's been six years since the real estate downturn began. And while thousands of Twin Cities agents have left the business, the market remains competitive.

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nuhomes-com

United States

#1 Feb 25, 2012
We have to evolve to survive. Short sales,foreclosures, 1st time home buyers are the majority of the market, adaptation or niche marketing are avenues for success. COST to do business has plummeted and competition gone away. Enjoy the moment be thankful.
susi

Wantagh, NY

#2 Feb 29, 2012
nuhomes-com wrote:
We have to evolve to survive. Short sales,foreclosures, 1st time home buyers are the majority of the market, adaptation or niche marketing are avenues for success. COST to do business has plummeted and competition gone away. Enjoy the moment be thankful.
All those Short sales, and foreclosures their prices are still inflated. And those first time buyers think they are really getting a bargain. So this problem will never stop. People don't realized that everyone would have to be rich to buy a house.$300K is a quarter of a million which they have to pay. And those houses today at $300K were at $150K-200K before the bubble.

Since: Mar 12

Kenya

#3 Mar 13, 2012
Interest rates are making mortgages even more unaffordable for many and the construction boom has temporarily stalled, but demand for housing continues to outstrip supply......www.propertyleo.co m

Since: Mar 12

Kenya

#4 Mar 13, 2012
nterest rates are making mortgages even more unaffordable for many and the construction boom has temporarily stalled, but demand for housing continues to outstrip supply....www.propertyleo.com

Since: Mar 12

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#5 Mar 15, 2012
there is a high demand in housing yet there are not much supply in jobs which could pay for it
Connie

Glen Carbon, IL

#10 Apr 20, 2012
These agents are awesome, despite the economic downturn. See www.samandsandy.com for details.

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