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Larry Rideout: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Wins
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Larry Rideout: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Wins

Vitals: Gibson Sotheby's International Realty Years in Business: 12 Size: 8 offices, 233 agents Regions Served: Boston, Cambridge, Eastern...

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Fueled by Homebuyers up North, Florida Luxury Markets Sing
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Fueled by Homebuyers up North, Florida Luxury Markets Sing

There is ceaseless demand for homes in the lowest price tier—but there is also a growing interest in the luxury sector, specifically in the South...

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City Households on Par With Suburbs: ULI
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City Households on Par With Suburbs: ULI

With employment opportunities, options for transportation and walkability, Americans are drawn to living urban. Now, the demand for housing in...

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Existing-Home Sales Hit a Snag
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Existing-Home Sales Hit a Snag

Existing-home sales in May were snagged by supply, the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) reports. Activity in May declined 0.4 percent to 5.43...

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Elevated Lumber Prices Lead to Builder-Confidence Slip
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Elevated Lumber Prices Lead to Builder-Confidence Slip

Builder confidence dropped down two points to 68 in June, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing...

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New Study: 2018 Real Estate IRA Trends Revealed
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New Study: 2018 Real Estate IRA Trends Revealed

From single-family houses to apartment buildings and commercial properties, Entrust clients have a long history of investing in real estate to...

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Study Shows Slight Gap Between Owner Perception and Appraiser Opinion of Home
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Study Shows Slight Gap Between Owner Perception and Appraiser Opinion of Home

Homeowners and appraisers are coming closer to being on the same page, and in an increasing number of metro areas, appraisals are even higher than...

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U.S. Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018
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U.S. Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018

ATTOM Data Solutions released its Q1 2018 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report this week, which shows that more than 1.8 million (1...

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Great Spaces: Sunny Beach Town Spots
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Great Spaces: Sunny Beach Town Spots

June has the weather in most of the country warming up, with long beach days on the horizon. To celebrate, we're running down some of the most...

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Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year
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Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year

As predicted by all officials, the Fed raised rates for the second time in 2018—from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The remainder of 2018 and 2019 may...

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Opendoor to Expand Services and Market Areas With $325M in Series E Round
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Opendoor to Expand Services and Market Areas With $325M in Series E Round

Opendoor, an online real estate company claiming to make home-buying and –selling a stress-free and near instantaneous experience, just raised $325...

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RPR Shares 8 Powerful Resources for Building a Lead Capture System
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RPR Shares 8 Powerful Resources for Building a Lead Capture System

NAR PULSE—Building a high-converting lead capture system is appealing for many real estate agents; but the process of building the lead forms and...

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The Fight Isn't Over: Industry in Opposition of Net Neutrality Repeal
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The Fight Isn't Over: Industry in Opposition of Net Neutrality Repeal

It's official. The internet freedom rules implemented by the Obama administration in 2015—known as net neutrality or Open Internet Order—are no...

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Asian American Community a Force in Housing, but Obstacles Remain
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Asian American Community a Force in Housing, but Obstacles Remain

The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) is celebrating its 15-year anniversary as an organization this year, recently releasing the...

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Social Media Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
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Social Media Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

The rise of social media in the 21st century has completely changed our lives. It’s the perfect combination of salty and sweet; such a necessary...

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CoreLogic: April Home Prices Rise 6.7 percent
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CoreLogic: April Home Prices Rise 6.7 percent

April home prices rose 1.2 percent month-over-month and 6.7 percent year-over-year, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI...

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2019 to Bring Change in Market Momentum
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2019 to Bring Change in Market Momentum

Although demand's exploding and home prices are rising swiftly, analysts are anticipating a market moderation in the next year. According to new...

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Donna Kreps: A Dominant Force in the Midwest
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Donna Kreps: A Dominant Force in the Midwest

Vitals: F.C. Tucker Company Years in Business: 100 Size: 39 offices, 1,400 agents Region Served: State of Indiana 2017 Sales Volume: $3.9 billion...

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Fraud and Misrepresentation Still a Challenge in Home Loan Applications
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Fraud and Misrepresentation Still a Challenge in Home Loan Applications

Depending on the financial situation of a buyer, the lending process—as well as underwriting—can be a lengthy one. While underwriting is a thorough...

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Confidence in Housing at New Record
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Confidence in Housing at New Record

Confidence in housing is at a new record, with the Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) outdoing its past peak. The boost was ignited by...

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Competition and the Consumer: Industry Presents Sides at Workshop
News 2 weeks ago
Competition and the Consumer: Industry Presents Sides at Workshop

DOJ/FTC Exchange Explores Compensation, Data, the MLS and More Technology, commission rates, real estate portals and overall brokerage competition...

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June Is National Homeownership Month
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June Is National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month, and the industry is recognizing the importance of homeownership as a milestone of the American Dream. This...

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Economy Expands in May—Where Does Housing Stand?
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Economy Expands in May—Where Does Housing Stand?

The economy in May remained on a soaring streak, with a lift in jobs and the lowest unemployment in years. The expansion is a help for the housing...

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Uncover Hidden Inventory: Coldwell Banker Can Predict Your Next Listing
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Uncover Hidden Inventory: Coldwell Banker Can Predict Your Next Listing

In a real estate market facing a severe lack of homes for sale, agents could really use a secret weapon—something to shake up the status quo of the...

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HomeServices of America: Delivering on Its Mission for 20 Years and Counting
News 2 weeks ago
HomeServices of America: Delivering on Its Mission for 20 Years and Counting

Ron Peltier, CEO/Chairman, HomeServices of America Editor's Note: This is the cover story in the June issue of RISMedia's Real Estate magazine....

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New Report Demonstrates Robust Competition in Real Estate Brokerage Market
News 2 weeks ago
New Report Demonstrates Robust Competition in Real Estate Brokerage Market

Later this year, a 10-year-old settlement and consent decree between the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) and the U.S. Department of Justice ...

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Realtor.com: Early Signs of a Slowdown
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Realtor.com: Early Signs of a Slowdown

Home prices and sales are at their speediest yet, but there are indicators of tempering, according to data from realtor.com. In May, listings were...

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Infographic: Home-Buying for Members of the Military and Veterans
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Infographic: Home-Buying for Members of the Military and Veterans

Compared to the average buyer who has not served, homebuyers in the military are positioned to purchase in unique ways, according to the 2018...

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With Global Goings-On, Mortgage Rates Withdraw
News 3 weeks ago
With Global Goings-On, Mortgage Rates Withdraw

After hitting a record not seen since 2011, the average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate this week withdrew, down to 4.56 percent, according to Freddie...

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Dodd-Frank Reform Could Make It Easier to Get a Mortgage
News 3 weeks ago
Dodd-Frank Reform Could Make It Easier to Get a Mortgage

(TNS)—It should be easier for you to get a mortgage now that President Donald Trump has signed legislation that will lift lending restrictions on...

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