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Lennox Scott Shares His 2023 ‘State of the Nation’ Address

Editor’s note: The following is commentary submitted to RISMedia by J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate in Seattle, Washington. John L. Scott Real Estate, with 33 offices and over 1,500 agents, ranked No. 15 out of 1,000 firms on RISMedia’s 2022 Power Broker Report with over $12.5 billion in…

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Are You Making Headway or Screeching to a Halt?

It’s already the first quarter of 2023, and if you’re like many agents, you vowed to make this year different…until: Interest rates rose Bad weather impacted your plans You just plain lost your way It’s easy to derail. That slick, strategic business plan and all those good intentions you made back in October can fall…

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What Homebuyers Need to Know About Septic Systems

It could become a turnoff when you search property listings and find a home with a septic tank. If you aren’t used to septic system installations, it’s easy to imagine that they will be costly and difficult to repair. While this doesn’t need to be the case if you take certain precautions, the cost of…

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HGAR Inaugurates 2023 President and Board of Directors

The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® (HGAR) has announced that it has inaugurated its 2023 president, Tony L. D’Anzica of Dynamax Realty NYC Inc. in Manhattan. The inauguration was held at Marina Del Rey in the Bronx.  D’Anzica began his career in 1997 at the New York City real estate law firm Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler,…

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How to Establish Yourself as the Real Estate Pro Your Clients Need

Although the real estate market has shifted from the red-hot intensity of the past few years, it is still a great time to be a real estate agent. By taking the time to sharpen your skill set and commit to best business practices, you will have plenty of opportunities today and tomorrow.  Be the “pro”…

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Home Equity Flattened in Q4 2022

The amount of equity-rich homes decreased slightly from 48.5% in Q3 to 48% in Q4 2022, but was still up from 41.9% last year, according to a new report from ATTOM. ATTOM’s Home Equity & Underwater Report for Q4 2022 found that while the equity-rich levels nationwide remain nearly double what it was three years…

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The Keyes Company Expands Boca Raton Office

The Keyes Company has announced a substantial addition to its Boca Raton office with Mizner Grande Realty joining the firm. Led by Broker/Owner Ari Albinder, Mizner Grande has more than 60 agents and generated over $150 million in sales volume in 2022. “Mizner Grande is a tremendous firm and shares many qualities with the firms…

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Real Estate Outlook: Signs of Recovery
If you've been waiting for rock-solid statistical evidence that the housing market -- and the national economy -- are well along into recovery mode, you definitely got it last week.
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EPA Signs Sustainability Agreement With Major New Jersey Company
Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc., New Jersey's largest real estate development company, has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut energy and water use and to take other steps to reduce the environmental impacts of its retail and commercial properties across the state. Buildings are responsible for close to half of the nation's greenhouse gas pollution. Under the agreement, signed on March 11, Hartz will take steps to promote sustainability in its operations.
Elect the Select
Homeowner associations are designed to be representative democracies governed by a board of directors elected by the members. Electing directors to the board that can thoughtfully govern is extremely important. To accomplish this, elections must be carefully planned, not hatched at the last minute. Here are important components of a successful election process:
Common Buyer Fears
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Keeping Seniors Safe from Falls
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Undisclosed Short Sale Payments May Lead to Trouble
A recent memorandum from the legal department of the California Association of Realtors® (CAR) warns CAR members as follows: "Undisclosed payments in short sale transactions, especially those paid outside of escrow, may violate the law, including RESPA, laws against loan fraud, and licensing laws."

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Mapping out 253 cities with quarterly declines in home value
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Most homebuyers forking out big bucks to buy down mortgage rate
While mortgage rates have eased and home prices have fallen in many markets, affordability "still has a stranglehold on much of the market," according to research released Monday by Black Knight.
The Agency expands further into Europe with new Portugal franchise
The new Lisbon office follows The Agency's first foray into Europe — in The Netherlands — last spring. The office will be led by Managing Partner Ayres Neto, The Agency revealed to Inman.
Get out of your head! Shut down negative self-talk with these proven strategies
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M. Ryan Gorman dishes on his second act, post-Coldwell Banker
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