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Gender Gap

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 6, 2016

Gender Gap

Peter Thomas Ricci writes in Houston Agent Magazine, “It is a well-known fact that women earn less income than men, but new research from RealtyTrac has found that the gender gap also extends into real estate – especially here in Houston. According to RealtyTrac’s research, Houston homes owned by single men are valued 10 percent more than […]


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We Buy As-Is

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 3, 2016

We Buy As-Is

  We buy as-is.  P2 Properties, LLC is the areas’ premier real estate solutions company, and since our inception we have been helping homeowners along with improving communities in each and every city we work in. Through our extensive knowledge of the business, network of resources, and years of expertise, we are able to assist homeowners […]


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Average Price and Median Price

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 1, 2016

Average Price and Median Price

Have you noticed that when articles are written about the prices of real estate, the writer uses terms like average price and median price? What’s the difference? Here’s a typical story about Houston housing market: Alexei Barrionuevo in Curbed writes, “When energy prices dipped to 12-year lows in December, Sullivan Brothers Builders decided to try to spur […]


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Energy Slowdown to Hamper Local Economy

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // May 30, 2016

Energy Slowdown to Hamper Local Economy

Mark Dotzour, a prominent real estate economist, told Houston builders on Tuesday that the energy slowdown to hamper local economy for the next two years, but the housing market is likely to hold up relatively well as long as inventory remains in check. “It’s amazing how resilient the housing market in Houston is right now,” […]


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Do You Limit Yourself

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // May 27, 2016

Do You Limit Yourself

Do you limit yourself by your thoughts? The best examples are those things we utter to others when faced with a challenge. For instance, there are people that have said from an early age, “Oh, I’m not good at drawing, or math, or cooking, or tennis, or golf, etc.”: I never understood how tennis player […]


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Boomers to Inherit Upwards of 27 Trillion

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // May 25, 2016

Boomers to Inherit Upwards of 27 Trillion

Did you know that boomers to inherit upwards of 27 trillion dollars over the next four decades? According to The Center of Wealth and Philanthropy at Boston College, a portion of those trillions includes the house their parents lived in. Financial and emotional issues surface with an inherited house. Things can get even trickier if siblings are […]


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500 Foreclosures in the Houston Area

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // May 23, 2016

500 Foreclosures in the Houston Area

This is a map courtesy of Zillow, showing locations of 500 foreclosures in the Houston area. Zillow says there are almost 1,000 in total. What could those homeowners have done to avoid losing homes to foreclosure? What can you do in the future if you get in financial trouble? Foreclosure didn’t just suddenly appear like […]


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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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