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Celebrating Power Brokers: Gala Gathering to Shine Spotlight on Success
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Celebrating Power Brokers: Gala Gathering to Shine Spotlight on Success

To celebrate and honor the Power Brokers ranked in the 2018 Power Broker Report & Survey, RISMedia is hosting the 23rd Annual Power Broker...

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Mortgage Affordability: Homebuyers in Suburban Metros Spread Thin
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Mortgage Affordability: Homebuyers in Suburban Metros Spread Thin

Amid market challenges like rising interest rates and inventory shortages lies another top concern for today’s homebuyer: affordability. Location...

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Inventory Watch: Is ‘Big Change’ on the Horizon?
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Inventory Watch: Is ‘Big Change’ on the Horizon?

The grip on inventory is loosening, with fresh listings sprouting up and the severity of the shortage starting to unwind, according to findings by...

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LGBT Homeownership: Affordability and Fear of Discrimination Dominant Deterrents
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LGBT Homeownership: Affordability and Fear of Discrimination Dominant Deterrents

The LGBT community is largely holding back from homeownership, according to a recent survey conducted by Freddie Mac in collaboration with...

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Policy Matters: FHFA Ends Single-Family Rental Pilot Program
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Policy Matters: FHFA Ends Single-Family Rental Pilot Program

In a win for prospective homebuyers across the country, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced on Aug. 21, 2018 that Fannie Mae and...

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Student Loan Debt: Ongoing Hurdle to Homeownership
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Student Loan Debt: Ongoing Hurdle to Homeownership

The U.S. currently has a student debt load of over $1.4 trillion, which accounts for 10 percent of all outstanding debt and 35 percent of non...

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Student Loan Debt a Homeownership Barrier for Women and Millennials
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Student Loan Debt a Homeownership Barrier for Women and Millennials

Rising interest rates, a seller's market and increasing home values…these are just a few of today's market challenges for buyers. While 92 percent...

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Unique Alliances Deliver Customized Services and Benefits
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Unique Alliances Deliver Customized Services and Benefits

NAR PULSE—Over 30 companies deliver significant value or savings to REALTORS through NAR's REALTOR Benefits Program. Only a handful of these...

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Taking It to the Streets: MRED's New Consumer Campaign for Broker Public Portal
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Taking It to the Streets: MRED's New Consumer Campaign for Broker Public Portal

The real estate industry's thundering response to the Broker Public Portal (BPP) with Homesnap initiative has been impressive. Backed by brokerages...

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Defining the Levels of Luxury—and How Agents Can Exceed Expectations at the High-End
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Defining the Levels of Luxury—and How Agents Can Exceed Expectations at the High-End

From decor and design to dollars spent, homebuyers in the high-end market are unique, driven by a firm link between their portfolio of property and...

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100% for Agents: HomeSmart Shows Why Letting Agents Keep All of Their Commission Is in a Broker's Best Interest
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100% for Agents: HomeSmart Shows Why Letting Agents Keep All of Their Commission Is in a Broker's Best Interest

Editor's Note: This is the cover story in the October issue of RISMedia's Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. There is much discussion in the...

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In ‘Healthy Shift,' More Homeowners on Board With Selling
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In ‘Healthy Shift,' More Homeowners on Board With Selling

Are homeowners warming up? With prices rapidly rising, homeowners have been reluctant to sell, fearful of being unable to afford another home—a...

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It's a Sellers' Market—but Not for Millennials: Report
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It's a Sellers' Market—but Not for Millennials: Report

Even as homeowners, millennials are drawing the short straw. According to the 2018 Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends, newly released,...

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Zillow Creating a More Streamlined Experience for Offers Customers With Lender Acquisition
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Zillow Creating a More Streamlined Experience for Offers Customers With Lender Acquisition

Company Is Developing Opportunities for Broker Partners as It Builds Out New Mortgage Technology Zillow Group's Zillow Offers (formerly Instant...

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Against Grain, Luxury Market Moves Up
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Against Grain, Luxury Market Moves Up

Luxury prices are strengthening, with double-digit growth in 20 of the largest markets in the nation—a contrast from the housing market overall,...

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Pending Home Sales Slip, Trampled by West
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Pending Home Sales Slip, Trampled by West

For the housing market, gaining ground is proving to be a struggle. On an annual basis—and for the eighth month in a row—pending home sales slipped...

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Mortgage Rates at Record Not Seen Since Spring 2011
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Mortgage Rates at Record Not Seen Since Spring 2011

The average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate rocketed to 4.72 percent this week, at a record not seen since spring 2011, according to Freddie Mac's...

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Case-Shiller: Ease-Off in Home Prices
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Case-Shiller: Ease-Off in Home Prices

The foot on the gas is letting up. The explosive growth in home prices is slowing, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices,...

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Vote for Your Favorite Good Neighbor Finalists
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Vote for Your Favorite Good Neighbor Finalists

NAR PULSE—Meet the 10 finalists for the Good Neighbor Awards—REALTORS who make the world a better place through passionate volunteer work. Five...

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Realogy Announces Cash Offer Program
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Realogy Announces Cash Offer Program

Realogy has announced cataLIST, a cash offer program, in its first foray into the iBuyer space. Realogy collaborated with Home Partners of America,...

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Realty ONE Group’s Explosive Growth Breaks Into the Canadian Real Estate Market
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Realty ONE Group’s Explosive Growth Breaks Into the Canadian Real Estate Market

Shami Sandhu Realty ONE Group is expanding into the Western Canadian market, which spans the following provinces: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta...

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ESPN Founder—a Disruptor of His Time—to Keynote Power Broker
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ESPN Founder—a Disruptor of His Time—to Keynote Power Broker

Bill Rasmussen to Headline RISMedia's 23rd Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen will address attendees of RISMedia's...

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Market Report: Flatter Rents and Slowing Values
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Market Report: Flatter Rents and Slowing Values

According to the August Zillow Real Estate Market Report, home prices and rents slowed as summer wound down, with prices up 6.5 percent year-over...

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Remodeling Spending to Spike
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Remodeling Spending to Spike

Across 50 of the largest major markets, home remodeling spending will spike this year, according to findings released by the Remodeling Futures...

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No Gain, No Loss: Existing-Home Sales Stabilize
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No Gain, No Loss: Existing-Home Sales Stabilize

August existing-home sales stabilized, ending a regressive streak, the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) reports. At 5.34 million, activity...

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Making Moves for Members: One-on-One With Bob Goldberg
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Making Moves for Members: One-on-One With Bob Goldberg

(Credit: AJ Canaria of PlanOmatic) Bob Goldberg has had an action-packed year. In just a little more than 12 months since taking the helm as CEO of...

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Making Moves for REALTORS: One-on-One With Bob Goldberg
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Making Moves for REALTORS: One-on-One With Bob Goldberg

(Credit: AJ Canaria of PlanOmatic) Bob Goldberg has had an action-packed year. In just a little more than 12 months since taking the helm as CEO of...

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The.realestate Member Pre-Sale Has Begun!
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The.realestate Member Pre-Sale Has Begun!

NAR PULSE—Your agents cover a lot of ground…your digital presence should, too. From Sept. 18-Nov. 16, REALTORS® with an active.realtor™ domain—FREE...

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Poised for the Future: zipLogixTM
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Poised for the Future: zipLogixTM

zipLogix™ Aims to Dramatically Improve the Real Estate Process  RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine recently had the opportunity to chat with Scott...

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7 Benefits of a Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike
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7 Benefits of a Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike

(TNS)—Interest rates are going up. The Federal Reserve in June hiked rates for the second time in 2018, and there could be two more rate hikes...

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