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|Maximizing your lead gen ROI: 5 tips for lead management success |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:11:04 +0000
In this webinar, you will learn five best practices you can use every day turn cold prospects into closed deals ...
|How to plan a business event around your personal passion |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:50:49 +0000
When you hear about a political event like the Ides of Trump, which involved sending postcards to the White House on March 15, do you mostly ignore it -- or are you considering how you might leverage something that your clients probably feel pretty passionate about, one way or another ...
|Top comments of the week March 20-24, 2017 |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:27:42 +0000
Inman readers weigh in on stories published across the site ...
|Placester, a real estate tech provider, raises another $50 million |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:00:22 +0000
Marking venture capital's latest splurge on real estate tech, software provider Placester has clinched another $50 million in a Series D funding round, bringing the company's total funding to $100 million ...
|How Dan the estate agent (and his client’s kids) became an Instalegend |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:42:52 +0000
"This is Dan. He just valued our flat," began the Instagram caption that blogger Lorna Hayward posted last week alongside this photo. "Poor Dan. Poor poor Dan. Gonna just pour meself a pint of wine," she concluded. What on earth happened ...
|RealtyBackOffice ensures no dollar, date or deal slips in a brokerage |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:40:34 +0000
RealtyBackOffice is an enterprise solution for managing every aspect of a real estate deal. ...
|Will trended credit data result in more mortgage approvals? |
- Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:30:39 +0000
With foreclosures at a 10-year low, a good case can be made to take a look at strict lending standards that may be doing more harm than good ...
||National Association of Realtors - Real Estate Education, Information, Marketing Resources
|Best Cell Phone Plans for Seniors |
- Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:37:52 GMT
Cell phones are important, especially for seniors who can live, driving and spend a lot of time alone. The benefits of owning a cell phone safety are obvious; call for help can be a necessity. Many wireless companies have changed their marketing efforts to push wireless packages for seniors that offer many of the same standard features as other wireless plans and similar and monthly
|Best Cell Phone Plans |
- Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:32:12 GMT
As a wide variety of mobile phone plans and deals are coping up these days, sometimes the mobile phone buyers feel helpless and confused rather than finding the comfort of shopping. This happens just because right after entering into a shop for buying a handset you get loaded with a bunch of offers and deals knowing about all of those in detail and then deciding to go for one on the
|Best Prepaid Cell Phone Plans |
- Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:57:22 GMT
Nowadays having a Smartphone is simply another one of life basic needs. Understanding all too well about reliance on those devices, mobile phone service providers are capable to charge high costs for monthly data plans and all of the other extras. For people who just need a simple wireless plan or don't like the idea of joining a 2 or 3 years agreement, a prepaid cell phone is a good
|Best Cell Phone Companies |
- Sun, 25 Oct 2015 21:37:32 GMT
Getting the best cell phone plan on a fresh cell phone deal is far from simple], and you are forgiven for purchasing the impression that cell phone companies are intentionally making it complicated. As soon as you have chosen what phone you desire, you still need to choose which service provider to sign up with, at which purpose you might ask whether it makes sense to purchase a
||RISMedia Real Estate News, Industry Trends, Marketing - Residential & Commercial
|Finding Success With an Open and Honest Approach |
- Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:03:20 +0000
In the following interview, Andrew Ratner, vice president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty in Rehoboth Beach, Del., discusses his firm’s approach to working with homebuyers, and the local market. Region Served: Lewes, Rehoboth Beach and Bethany Beach, Sussex County, Del., and the ocean resorts of Maryland Years in Real Estate: 22 Number of Offices: […]
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|FHFA: January Home Prices Flat |
- Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:01:41 +0000
Home prices stayed flat month-over-month in January 2017, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) recently released House Price Index (HPI). The minimal movement of the HPI—based on prices for homes with Fannie Mae- and Freddie Mac-backed mortgages—mirrors what was observed in November 2013. Home prices year-over-year, at the same time, were up 5.7 […]
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|How to Prepare Yourself for Becoming a Landlord |
- Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:00:29 +0000
Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 10 Easy Home Improvements to Make on your Fixer Upper Brighten Up Your Kid’s Bedroom with ‘Beauty and the Beast’-Inspired Decor Mortgage Credit’s More Crunched Than in 2001—Here’s Why If you own some property that you are […]
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|New-Home Sales Heat Up to Seven-Month High in February |
- Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:08:44 +0000
New-home sales heated up to a seven-month high in February at 592,000, a 6.1 percent increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The average new-home sales price was $390,400, while the median was $296,200. New-home listing inventory was 266,000—5.4 months supply. New-home sales sizzled compared to […]
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|Realtor.com: Not Every Market Is a No-Go for Millennials |
- Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:07:42 +0000
Millennial homebuyers are struggling against a tide of too-high prices—but not in every market. Realtor.com®’s recently released Top Cities for Millennials ranks the markets with double the draw for millennials: (relatively) affordable housing and employment. The top 10: Salt Lake City, Utah Miami, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Seattle, Wash. Houston, Texas Los Angeles, Calif. Buffalo, N.Y. […]
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|Mortgage Rates Make Steepest Drop in Two-Plus Months |
- Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:05:09 +0000
The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate slumped seven basis points this week to 4.23 percent, the steepest drop in more than two months, according to Freddie Mac’s recently released Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The 15-year fixed mortgage rate made a similarly sharp decline at an average 3.44 percent; the average 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable mortgage […]
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|Data Gets Real: How HouseCanary’s Predictive Analytics Can Raise Your Game |
- Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:40:01 +0000
Collaboration with Google Boosts Interest in Real Estate Services As in most industries, data has changed the way real estate professionals do business. From home valuations to local school, business and crime statistics, today’s brokers and agents are armed with a lot of information—consumers have come to expect nothing less. While the industry has come […]
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||The Wall Street Journal Real Estate News
|Greece Impact on Property Limited But Investors Are Concerned About Spain |
- Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:55:04 +0000
So far, commercial real-estate analysts looking at Europe’s booming market are not too concerned that Greece’s turmoil will spread further afield.
|Blessing in Disguise: Greece Crisis Could Cool Property Market |
- Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:59:57 +0000
Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets.
|Millennials Just Like the Rest of Us When it Comes to Home Renovations |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:19:44 +0000
Contrary to popular perception, younger people aren’t more keen on trendy upgrades such as green materials and smart technology when it comes to renovating their homes, a new survey finds.
|Economists Assign Blame For Housing Shortage |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:43:07 +0000
The national supply of homes for sale is getting squeezed by the small amount of equity millions of would-be sellers have in their properties and relatively weak output from home builders, according to economists speaking Friday at a real-estate conference in Miami.
|Low Income and Underwater |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:14:09 +0000
Even in places where negative equity has mostly vanished, areas with lower median incomes are doing worse.
|Economists: Home Builders Neglecting Entry-Level Market |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:56:46 +0000
Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand. They’re focusing more of their resources instead, the economists said, on building pricey homes for buyers with ample credit.
|Principal Reduction: A Mortgage Quandary With No Easy Answers |
- Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:34:59 +0000
Pretty much ever since he took the helm in January 2014, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt has been under pressure from housing advocates and some lawmakers to allow mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce the mortgage principal on at least some home loans.