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How agents use technology to get everything done in the workday
Blog 2 days ago
How agents use technology to get everything done in the workday

Time management is an area where nearly every real estate agent has room to improve. Real estate agents have a ton of different tasks to manage —...

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HomeSpotter adds geotargeted open house promotion with Waze
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HomeSpotter adds geotargeted open house promotion with Waze

In an effort to target potential buyers in a particular area, HomeSpotter added a new feature that does exactly that. Through Boost by HomeSpotter,...

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Boston is one of the best cities for working professionals
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Boston is one of the best cities for working professionals

Some professions make more than others, and those incomes basically set the path for how someone lives their life. RENTCafé had an idea that maybe...

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New survey shows agents are using more mobile technology
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New survey shows agents are using more mobile technology

Homebuyers want to see more technology use from their agents and a new report shows that Realtors are starting to implement more technology into...

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How Boston ranks in sustainability development
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How Boston ranks in sustainability development

It's time America steps up its sustainability measures around the country, and a new report shows which cities are leading the way. The Sustainable...

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Amazon is reportedly making the leap into the home insurance business
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Amazon is reportedly making the leap into the home insurance business

Amazon made the leap from tech company to construction and real estate, and now the company is rumored to be joining the insurance business,...

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Seaport breaks $2,000 per square foot barrier
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Seaport breaks $2,000 per square foot barrier

Seaport is only getting more expensive as it becomes the first Boston city to ask for more than $2,000 per square foot on average. Last month,...

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The top neighborhood vibes homebuyers are looking for
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The top neighborhood vibes homebuyers are looking for

Contrary to previous homebuying beliefs, choosing where to live is more than simply choosing the perfect location. According to a recent Ally Home...

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Majority of Americans still planning to buy a home despite growing anxieties
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Majority of Americans still planning to buy a home despite growing anxieties

Buying a home is a step in life most Americans plan on taking sooner or later, but a new survey shows more than half of Americans who plan on...

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Boston home prices doubled in last 10 years, Douglas Elliman launches new app for agents and more
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Boston home prices doubled in last 10 years, Douglas Elliman launches new app for agents and more

Buyers need to spend $1 million to buy what would have cost them $500,000 just 10 years ago, according to a report by The Housing Finance Policy...

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Boston has the second hottest housing market in the country
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Boston has the second hottest housing market in the country

Boston’s start to the home-selling season has been a strong one, as the city has been named the second hottest housing market in the country in May...

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Taylor Morrison to acquire AV Homes in a $963 million agreement
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Taylor Morrison to acquire AV Homes in a $963 million agreement

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation announced their plans to acquire AV Homes with an agreement valued at approximately $963 million. AV Homes, a...

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Real Estate in Brief: Majority of loans made up by first-time buyers, home equity spike and more
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Real Estate in Brief: Majority of loans made up by first-time buyers, home equity spike and more

Nearly half of all mortgages issued by Freddie Mac are made up by first-time homebuyers in the first quarter of 2018, according to an article from...

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The 9 Boston neighborhoods that average $1,000 per square foot
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The 9 Boston neighborhoods that average $1,000 per square foot

Last month, Boston Agent Magazine reported on a new benchmark in housing costs for the city: that homes in three neighborhoods now go for $3,000 a...

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Despite sky-high prices, Boston home market not overvalued, study says
Blog 5 days ago
Despite sky-high prices, Boston home market not overvalued, study says

The upward trend of home prices is hitting each city differently. With nationwide home prices rising 6.9 percent year-over-year from April 2017-18,...

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Connecticut town bans for sale signs in “beautification” effort
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Connecticut town bans for sale signs in “beautification” effort

As online shopping continues to dominate the real estate market, for sale signs may be a thing of the past. Real estate agents in New Canaan, Conn....

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Birth rates fall fastest in appreciating areas
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Birth rates fall fastest in appreciating areas

Contrary to typical trends, the number of births across the country are dropping despite appreciating housing markets, according to Zillow. Home...

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Boston is one of the top 10 best large cities
Blog 6 days ago
Boston is one of the top 10 best large cities

Boston ranked the tenth best large city in the United States, according to a recent study by Resonance Consultancy. The ranking is based upon six...

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Millennials are spending less on weddings to buy a home sooner
Blog 6 days ago
Millennials are spending less on weddings to buy a home sooner

As June is the peak homebuying month of the year in major metro real estate markets and the beginning of wedding season, trends relating the two...

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Agent Snapshot: Claudia Campbell, Realtor/Agent, Fudge Properties
Blog 6 days ago
Agent Snapshot: Claudia Campbell, Realtor/Agent, Fudge Properties

Name: Claudia Campbell Job Title: Realtor/Agent Company: Fudge Properties, Inc What was your first job in the realty industry? I was an agent with...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Record breakers, grants and more
Blog 1 week ago
This Week in Boston Real Estate: Record breakers, grants and more

HousingWire released a new report ranking in which cities have the most competition for conventional mortgage borrowers. Of the 50 cities ranked,...

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Vote now in the 2018 Agents’ Choice Awards!
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Vote now in the 2018 Agents’ Choice Awards!

Create your own user feedback survey Vote now in the 2018 Agents’ Choice Awards!

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Massachusetts ranked in top ten safest states in America
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Massachusetts ranked in top ten safest states in America

Safety is a top priority for Americans and most people want to feel safe where they live. WalletHub released a new report that ranked the safest...

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Boston's new master plan will emphasize affordable housing
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Boston's new master plan will emphasize affordable housing

The Boston Planning & Development Agency introduced an initiative for a new master zoning plan to emphasize affordable housing in the city. The...

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Mortgage giants want to help ‘gig economy’ workers qualify for home loans
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Mortgage giants want to help ‘gig economy’ workers qualify for home loans

Millennials are finally aging into homebuying, which is one of the reasons why the housing industry is seeing strong sales growth throughout the...

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New law to boost affordable housing in Boston
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New law to boost affordable housing in Boston

A new law signed by Gov. Charlie Baker authorizes the state to borrow up to $1.8 billion to construct affordable housing in an effort to ease the...

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Real Estate in Brief: Zillow begins Premier Agent program changes, enhanced reverse mortgages available and more
Blog 1 week ago
Real Estate in Brief: Zillow begins Premier Agent program changes, enhanced reverse mortgages available and more

Zillow has just begun the changes to its Premier Agent program after announcing them back in April. Zillow will now have its own representatives...

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What millennials are willing to compromise on to buy a home
Blog 1 week ago
What millennials are willing to compromise on to buy a home

Millennials may be working hard to buy their dream homes, but many find themselves compromising to fulfill their goals of homeownership. According...

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The outdoor remodeling projects that produce the highest resale value
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The outdoor remodeling projects that produce the highest resale value

An outdoor remodeling project is one way homeowners can increase the value of their property, but the return on those projects can vary, according...

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Agent Snapshot: Betsy Herald, Sales Manager, The Charles Realty
Blog 1 week ago
Agent Snapshot: Betsy Herald, Sales Manager, The Charles Realty

What was your first job in the realty industry? Rental agent at Newman and Company, where I started in 1994. Where did you grow up? Chicago....

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