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7 basic tax principles that make reform difficult
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7 basic tax principles that make reform difficult

If the economy is really slowing, we'll see it in next week's blast of new reports on March activity. So long as the Fed intends to increase the...

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Who’s the Trump administration nominee for HUD Deputy Secretary?
News 16 hours ago
Who’s the Trump administration nominee for HUD Deputy Secretary?

Her name is Pam Patenaude, and she was floated as a candidate for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) before the...

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Real estate commission offer disclosure bill ‘postponed indefinitely’
News 17 hours ago
Real estate commission offer disclosure bill ‘postponed indefinitely’

Homebuyers who view listings on property search sites never see the fees offered to buyer's brokers by those listings. A proposed Colorado bill...

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Concierge Auctions expands reach to China
News 18 hours ago
Concierge Auctions expands reach to China

Real estate auction company Concierge Auctions is expanding its reach to China, a response to the increasing participation from Chinese buyers...

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When do you decide a real estate lead is dead?
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When do you decide a real estate lead is dead?

In this video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates explains to agents when they should let dead real estate leads lie. Use your intuition.... When do you...

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How do you decide on a brokerage that’s right for you?
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How do you decide on a brokerage that’s right for you?

In real estate agent's brokerage selection, commission splits, marketing tools, technology offerings, brand power and more are all on the line. But...

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Is it a good idea for sellers to Google buyers (or vice versa)?
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Is it a good idea for sellers to Google buyers (or vice versa)?

A seller received an offer on her listed home and, curious, she Googled the prospective buyers, a couple. What she found gave her more leverage...

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Planitar’s iGuide now offers virtual reality tours
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Planitar’s iGuide now offers virtual reality tours

It's not easy to enter Matterport's world, but Ontario-based Planitar did so with gusto, giving the industry a lot to consider when clients ask...

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5 opportunities to use Facebook for lead generation
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5 opportunities to use Facebook for lead generation

As real estate agents, we invest a lot of time and money trying to convince people to buy what we're selling. Unbeknownst to many realtors, there...

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How to create an ultra-compelling counter offer
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How to create an ultra-compelling counter offer

Your responsibility includes securing the most advantageous price possible for your client. Causal counter offers may get the deal to close, but...

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Grow your referral business the easiest way possible – Reach150
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Grow your referral business the easiest way possible – Reach150

In this webinar, you'll learn about Reach150's simple, systematic way to gather testimonials and build your business through referrals... Grow your...

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Voodoo Agent: The reverse marketing listing presentation
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Voodoo Agent: The reverse marketing listing presentation

Gary Gold's blueprint for a killer listing presentation involves storytelling, the perfect platform for photography display and hard evidence of...

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Brooklyn-based Ideal Properties Group launches hyperlocal website
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Brooklyn-based Ideal Properties Group launches hyperlocal website

Erik Serras, the co-founder and principal broker of Brooklyn-based independent brokerage Ideal Properties Group, was born in Brooklyn, as were...

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Trulia president announces departure from company
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Trulia president announces departure from company

Trulia President Paul Levine announced his departure from the company through a heartfelt letter published on LinkedIn entitled "Onward, to a new...

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Inman selects Ambassadors for Connect San Francisco
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Inman selects Ambassadors for Connect San Francisco

Ambassadors are vibrant members of the Inman community who volunteer at each event to make introductions, help new attendees find their way and...

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Inman announces Virginia Realtors as the newest Select member
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Inman announces Virginia Realtors as the newest Select member

Emeryville, Calif. (Nov. 28, 2016) – Inman announced that Minnesota REALTORS will launch Inman Select to their more than 18,000 members, beginning...

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How to text real estate leads without breaking the law
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How to text real estate leads without breaking the law

Lead generation and phone marketing technologies have made it increasingly easy for real estate agents to market their services through phone calls...

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Meager listings prompt pending home sales slip
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Meager listings prompt pending home sales slip

What goes up must come down, and that's true for The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index, which took a dip this month after a...

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Plenty of leads, no conversions? 5 tools to boost returns
News 2 days ago
Plenty of leads, no conversions? 5 tools to boost returns

If online lead generation is one of the pillars of your business, then you're already well-versed in the hustle of online lead conversion. The...

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Are you ready to quit your job and become a full-time real estate investor?
News 2 days ago
Are you ready to quit your job and become a full-time real estate investor?

When should you quit your job to become a full time real estate investor? Ian Walsh, director of Hard Money Bankers' Philadelphia office, joins...

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Global wealth is on the move — what’s that mean for agents?
News 2 days ago
Global wealth is on the move — what’s that mean for agents?

I recently attended a meeting at the Coldwell Banker global headquarters in Madison, New Jersey. I came to learn about the new Coldwell Banker...

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Daily market update: April 27, 2017
News 2 days ago
Daily market update: April 27, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: April 27, 2017

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Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included?
News 2 days ago
Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included?

How much is a "transaction-ready" buyer worth? Real estate giant Zillow Group may find out when it relaunches the newest addition to its portal...

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Daily market update: April 26, 2017
News 2 days ago
Daily market update: April 26, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: April 26, 2017

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6 simple steps for agents to increase personal safety
News 2 days ago
6 simple steps for agents to increase personal safety

As Realtor and safety expert, Paula Monthofer says it's a jungle out there. And unfortunately, real estate agents are some of the easiest targets;...

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Ask the experts: How digital workflows sharpen a brokerage
News 2 days ago
Ask the experts: How digital workflows sharpen a brokerage

DocuSign innovators discuss how digital transformation will help you close faster than the competition Independent experts and real estate...

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What the 15-percent foreign buyer tax has done for Canadian (and American) real estate
News 2 days ago
What the 15-percent foreign buyer tax has done for Canadian (and American) real estate

In August 2016, anyone from a country other than Canada who was closing on a house in Vancouver (or elsewhere in British Columbia) was slapped with...

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Real talk: Zillow Group’s new brand, ‘millennial worship’ and Upstream
News 2 days ago
Real talk: Zillow Group’s new brand, ‘millennial worship’ and Upstream

If you ask Wiktionary, to swim upstream means "to opt for a difficult course of action when a simpler alternative is available." And if you ask Rob...

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Is Trump’s tax plan good for homeowners? Nope, says NAR
News 2 days ago
Is Trump’s tax plan good for homeowners? Nope, says NAR

President Donald Trump released his tax reform plan today, which will result in what the White House is calling the "biggest tax cut" in history....

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Behind the sale of the late Agnes Moorehead’s Beverly Hills home
News 2 days ago
Behind the sale of the late Agnes Moorehead’s Beverly Hills home

Beverly Hills has a certain mystique that surrounds it-- it's one of the most coveted and well-known ZIP codes in the world thanks to lush estates...

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