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|7 steps for making the most of ICNY |
- Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:30:23 +0000
Are you heading to Inman Connect 2018 in New York? With thousands of the brightest professionals in the business and hundreds of opportunities to learn the latest, it can be challenging to create a game plan to get the most out of each day ...
|How to make friends at the office as a real estate newbie |
- Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:15:44 +0000
Being new in real estate, much like being new to anything, can be extremely challenging. This isn’t an easy world to tackle, but with the right tools and mindset, success is definitely reachable ...
|Which home improvement projects have the highest ROI? |
- Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:22 +0000
As a real estate agent and trusted adviser, clients likely often reach out and ask your thoughts on home improvement projects to get a better sale price for their home ...
|U.S. foreclosures hit a 12-year low in 2017 |
- Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:01:02 +0000
Attom Data Solutions today released its Year-End Foreclosure Market Report, which revealed that foreclosure filings were submitted on 676,535 U.S. properties -- a 27 percent year-over-year decline and the lowest level since ...
|Punk rock musician arrested for alleged $27M real estate scam |
- Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:02:43 +0000
Michael Davenport, former bassist for rock band The Ataris, has been accused of scamming 100,000 people out of $27 million over the course of seven years ...
|6 secrets to getting a real estate listing every day |
- Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:56:00 +0000
We all know that listings are essential to success. Increasing the number of listings you collect each month allows for more possibilities for your business, and it's the most direct way to improve your real estate productivity ...
|Connect the Speakers: Sherry Chris and a new approach to leadership |
- Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:17:18 +0000
I distinctly recall Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate (BHGRE) CEO Sherry Chris approaching me as I exited the stage from an Inman Connect session 17 years ago. She had that fresh, eager look I see so often in younger people at our events -- their eyes say it all: "I get what you are doing and I want to be part of it." ...
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|Housing and Tax Reform: Where Could the Impact Land? |
- Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:42:35 +0000
Homebuyers and homeowners are anticipating fallout from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which has changed homeownership incentives, including the deductions for mortgage interest and state and local taxes. How deep the effect is hinges on location, according to new research. With the bill’s new provisions, the mortgage interest deduction (MID) is applicable to loans […]
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|Help Your Agents Perfect Their Social Media Strategy |
- Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:37:00 +0000
NAR PULSE—Back At You Media, the newest partner in the REALTOR Benefits® Program, provides powerful automated marketing to ensure your agents and their listings rise above the noise on social media. Learn about the three different plan options available to members of the National Association of REALTORS®. All have exclusive pricing for members. Learn more. […]
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|Home Laundry: To Vent or Not to Vent |
- Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:30:37 +0000
I once believed it was a forgone conclusion that when adding certain laundry appliances to a home, it would mean installing exhaust ducting and cutting a hole to the outside for venting. However, a recent report from Michele Weaver at Design Basics, LLC highlighted a growing trend in ventless dryers that can be easily located […]
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|Survey Results: What Keeps Brokers Up at Night? |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:44:49 +0000
As we begin a new year, what are the most pressing issues on the minds of the nation’s real estate brokers? What are they most looking forward to in the year ahead? What strategies do they have in place to address inventory issues, technology adoption, agent retention or to ensure their continued profitability? Better Homes […]
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|Building a Reputation of Trust and Honesty |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:56:42 +0000
In the following interview, Phyllis Staines, broker associate at RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., discusses disruption, marketing and more. Region Served: Jacksonville, Fla. Years in Real Estate: 20 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 16 Favorite Part of Your Job: The freedom and unlimited potential for earning. I also enjoy solving problems, and those who […]
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|Buying Is Better Financially in More Than Half of Markets: Report |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:50:43 +0000
It is more affordable to buy a home than rent one in more than half of markets—but for how long remains uncertain, according to recently released research. In 54 percent of the over 400 counties analyzed by ATTOM Data Solutions, buying the median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom one, according to ATTOM’s […]
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|The Great Debate: What the MLS Can Be, and What It Should Be |
- Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:06:51 +0000
Ask any agent, broker or constituent in real estate: There are challenges facing the Multiple Listing Service. A discussion on the future of the MLS—what it can be, and what it should be—hosted by the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) recently illuminated those issues, and strived for solutions. “An MLS should be defined not only […]
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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.