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Realtors: Finalize Deals With These Must Have Apps

 
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It’s practically impossible to remain unchanged in the fast -evolving partnership of business and technology. From social media campaigns to company app development, nearly every business has adapted to technology changes in some capacity and the benefits from technology are endless for many different professions.

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3 Surveying Events to Attend in 2014 and 2015

 
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Attending events with other experts in the industry is important in all fields. The same is true for surveyors. Learning from others creates new business opportunities and sometimes reveals more efficient practices you can adopt.

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The Landman's Guide to Surviving Long Trips to the Courthouse

 
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If you’re like most landmen, you spend a long time on the road traveling between courthouses and job sites. Sometimes these trips are right around the corner, but often they require cross-state or cross-country drives. When on an extended trip to the courthouse, are you able to stay safe and occupied? To get the information you need, it’s important to keep an eye out for safety and make the most out of time on the road.

5 Steps to Getting Real Estate Client Referrals

 
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Gaining new customers in the real estate business is a challenging process requiring expert skills and strategies to successfully reach sales goals. One of the most reliable ways to close deals since the recession has been through word-of-mouth referrals. Whether clients post on social media or physically hand a friend their realtor’s business card, this method is one of the best ways to build a loyal clientele base. Learning to create a sustainable referral process is crucial toward the longevity of any real estate agent.

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5 Smart Apps Every Surveyor Should Download

 
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A mobile device is powerful tool for many purposes. With many different apps and capabilities, a smart phone can serve a multitude of functions for various professions. From helping people maintain better health to helping sports enthusiasts and physical fitness buffs stay on track apps have revolutionized the way we stay organized and focused.

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Can You Probate a Will By Yourself?

 
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While hiring a lawyer is always a wise decision for any legal matter, handling a probate without a lawyer is possible in the right circumstances. The combination of a large estate and a variety of assets often creates a need for legal assistance, but simple estates can be managed independent from a lawyer with the right research and enough patience.

A Visual Evolution of the American Landman

 
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When looking at the world today, it’s hard to imagine a time when cars were scarce, technology was limited, and the majority of products were made by hand. Prior to the American industrial revolution, a world without instant gratification was the norm and the progression of commerce was slow. But thanks to the brave and intelligent landmen in the mid-19th century, America quickly progressed into a prosperous and rapidly developing nation.

Top 5 Discussion Topics From Our Landman Tools Webinar

 
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During our webinar in April 2014, our team provided important information concerning our services for the oil and gas industry. After recapping the webinar session, we wanted to provide a refresher of some of the essential concepts associated with our Landman Tools. Let’s take a look at 5 important questions and their answers:

The Courthouse Researcher’s Toolkit: What You’ll Need

 
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From genealogists tracking family history, to landmen doing research on the job, researching records has been one of the main functions of county courthouses around the nation. However, people are moving from the courthouse to their laptop as records have become more accessible, thanks to the internet. A large number of municipalities now offer online access to records, so courthouse research is easier and less time consuming than in the past. If you’re planning to dive into the realm of historical and property records, here are the things you’ll need to help you in your search.

Overseas Inheritance: What You Should Know

 
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Receiving a financial gift from a relative is always special. Whether it is a birthday gift or an entire inheritance, a gift is meaningful for the recipient. However, the legal processes associated with properly accepting an inheritance from overseas are quite complicated, and individuals should seek legal advice to make sure they take the correct steps involved in protecting and receiving the money during an overseas transaction.

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