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Existing-Home Sales Flounder in August

Existing-home sales floundered in August, posting higher than one year prior but lower than in July, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.35 million, a 1.7 percent decrease from July but a 0.2 percent increase from one year prior. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent to 1.88 million, 6.5 percent below one year […]

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Innovation, Not Irrelevancy: 3 Strategies to Sustain

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Photo Recap: RISMedia’s 2017 Real Estate CEO Exchange Revealed: 100 Best Places to Live in America What You Need to Earn to Live in the Cheapest and Priciest Metros “How are we going to be able to […]

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Revealed: 100 Best Places to Live in America

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: What You Need to Earn to Live in the Cheapest and Priciest Metros 4 Real Estate Deal-Breakers and How to Avoid Them Live in a Loud Area? Here’s How to Reduce Sound Inside Your Home Ever wondered […]

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College Debt Is Postponing Homeownership—but by How Long?

College debt is having a compounding effect on how millennials perceive and plan for homeownership. Eighty-three percent of millennials in a recently released report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) say they are delaying their home-buying plans by a median seven years as a result of their student loan debt. Twenty percent of the […]

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Stay Safe and Earn Big With MVP

NAR PULSE—Register for one of two safety webinars being offered during REALTOR® Safety Month and earn a free Little Red Book: Safety Rules to Live by for REALTORS® – Download, PLUS a chance to win a Guard Llama Personal Protection Kit. This Member Value Plus (MVP) Program offer expires Sept. 26! Check it out today! […]

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Ushering in a Fresh Perspective: John Peyton and Nick Bailey Ready to ‘Blow the Dust off’ Iconic Brand

It’s not often that we get the chance to view the real estate industry from an outside perspective. But when John Peyton—Realogy Franchise Group’s new CEO—and Nick Bailey—president and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC—took the stage for a candid fireside chat with RISMedia’s President and CEO John Featherston, that’s exactly what attendees of […]

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What You Need to Earn to Live in the Cheapest and Priciest Metros

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 4 Real Estate Deal-Breakers and How to Fix Them Efficiently Live in a Loud Area? Here’s How to Reduce Sound Inside Your Home Fall Maintenance for Your Rental Properties Ever wonder how much bacon you need to […]

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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.
30-yr Fixed Mortgages Available at 4.875%, Rates Stable
FreeRateUpdate.com research of wholesale lenders' rate sheets shows conventional 30-yr fixed mortgages available today at 4.875% to well-qualified consumers paying a standard origination fee of .07 to 1 point.
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
Whether you are a first time home buyer or someone who is looking to move up or down, getting into the market can be a fearful time.
Keeping Seniors Safe from Falls
It happens to all of us -- as we get older, our eyesight and hearing aren't as good as they once were, and our balance and reflexes start to let us down. We start taking medications to treat what ails us, but that may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. That can often lead to a fall, especially if there are tripping hazards in the home.
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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Meet the new COO of Sotheby’s International Realty
Julie Leonhardt LaTorre has traversed from U.S. coast to coast building up a diverse resume ...
Existing-home sales can’t catch a break
Existing-home sales have continued to deteriorate in the face of a continued housing shortage, quickly rising home prices, and added stress due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ...
How to create a lifetime client funnel
In this video, Chris Haddon and Jason Balin discuss how a client funnel works and how real estate agent can use it to create lifetime clients.  ...
You can now link dotloop to ‘Zip Your Flyer’ (because who doesn’t love integration?)
Real estate technology companies are looking for every possible avenue to access new customers. One way is by connecting with colleagues who already have a lot of them ...
Your email marketing could be so much better: 4 hacks
With so many different marketing options available to connect with buyers and sellers, it can be tough to figure out where to down double. Email is often overlooked as old school or unimportant, but oh contraire, email still rules! ...
How to create your own real estate team for market domination
Real estate teams are increasingly more popular throughout the industry. Teams can provide a strong competitive advantage when you combine people with skill sets that complement each other and with personalities that work well together ...
Don’t fall for these 11 creative real estate listing terms
Ever had clients excited to go see a an eclectic, vintage, open concept in a desirable neighborhood only to have them be very let down by the listing description ...

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