Hip Pocket

Would You Ever Market a Home on CraigsList? Some Brokers Use Free Classifieds, But Should They?

By Joanna England / June 21, 2013 / 16 Comments

So, CraigsList. I don’t know if I would ever buy a house off of the free classified site. Maybe rent one, yes, but buy? I don’t know. Between all they “Se Vende Casa” posts and “OWNER FINANCED!@!@!” listings, I just don’t see it as a credible source. Still, people use it. I mean, it’s free, […]

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Hip Pocket: Wanna Live on Mouth of the Rat Street for $525,000?

By Candy Evans / April 9, 2013 / 2 Comments

Or shall I say, 5855 Boca Raton? I know, there is a very pretty city in Florida named Boca Raton, but where do they come up with these street names? In Redwood City, California my son lives on Alameda de Los Pulgas, which translated means street of the fleas. Yuck! Anyhow, this 3/3/2 2400 ish […]

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Newest Status Symbol: “Our House Sold Before Going on the Market”. Hip Pocket Sales and Why Brokers Love Them

By Candy Evans / September 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

I call it the Hip Pocket Revolution, and it’s been going on since the market picked up this January. Steve Brown jumped in on something that is growing like hotcakes in Dallas real estate: the Hip Pocket sale. These are off-market deals, says Steve, but I prefer to call them deals where no listing agreement has […]

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