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Agents: Stop asking for technology help on social media
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Agents: Stop asking for technology help on social media

I can totally understand why someone would want to see what a peer in the industry thinks about or an idea, a challenge selling a house or even a...

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Do Zillow leads to lenders violate RESPA? CFPB mum
News 4 days ago
Do Zillow leads to lenders violate RESPA? CFPB mum

Are the agents and lenders who participate in Zillow's lender co-marketing program violating a federal anti-kickback law? The CFPB has not issued...

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Existing-home sales backtrack in February after January high
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Existing-home sales backtrack in February after January high

After rising to their highest level in almost a decade, existing-home sales slackened in February, with an inventory shortage continuing to...

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How to build relationships just waiting to happen on social media
News 4 days ago
How to build relationships just waiting to happen on social media

In Episode 2 of Agent Insight, broker Chris Lazarus sits down with Rick Guerrero who is the director of branch sales and strategic partnerships...

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How much money do Opendoor sellers leave on the table?
News 4 days ago
How much money do Opendoor sellers leave on the table?

How much money do homesellers leave on the table if they sell to Opendoor, the property-exchange platform that's raised $320 million? A look at...

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What WellcomeMat, a real estate listing video manager, has over YouTube
News 4 days ago
What WellcomeMat, a real estate listing video manager, has over YouTube

WellcomeMat doesn't create video for you. It's not an presentation or a content production tool. It's highest and best use is as a way to manage,...

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Should buyer’s agents attend property inspections?
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Should buyer’s agents attend property inspections?

Buyer's agency creates expectations from and for both parties. Agents need clients to represent (that is how we get paid), and most buyers need...

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What’s the best way to market an outdoor space?
News 4 days ago
What’s the best way to market an outdoor space?

Hitting 70 degrees in February was not only a pleasant surprise but also a pleasant reminder: this is the time of the year when you want to think...

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How to perfect your email inbox system in real estate
News 4 days ago
How to perfect your email inbox system in real estate

We know why to go paperless, we've taken the first steps, and we've honed our use of a note-taking app. Let's look at our key system: inboxes......

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Daily market update: March 22, 2017
News 4 days ago
Daily market update: March 22, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: March 22, 2017

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Why your database is the central nervous system of your business
News 4 days ago
Why your database is the central nervous system of your business

Your contact database is the central nervous system of your business. Keeping it organized is essential for managing how you attract opportunities....

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New Netflix series ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ trolls viewers on pronunciation of ‘Realtor’
News 5 days ago
New Netflix series ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ trolls viewers on pronunciation of ‘Realtor’

Is it "real-tor" or "real-a-ter?" This pronunciation question has sparked many a complaint in the real estate industry, and the creators of Santa...

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Real estate broker prints 200 ‘welcome’ signs featuring 26 languages
News 5 days ago
Real estate broker prints 200 ‘welcome’ signs featuring 26 languages

When you drive into Albany in upstate New York, chances are you might spot a sign welcoming you in 26 languages to the neighborhood. That would be...

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Door, a Dallas hybrid real estate brokerage, nabs $2.3 million in funding
News 5 days ago
Door, a Dallas hybrid real estate brokerage, nabs $2.3 million in funding

Another day, another hybrid brokerage funding round. Dallas-based Door, a high-tech brokerage that pockets only $5,000 for representing buyers and...

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Compass Collections, a new collaborative search tool, attracts 90% adoption
News 5 days ago
Compass Collections, a new collaborative search tool, attracts 90% adoption

A real estate agent and their client send a slew of text messages over the day, play phone tag and shoot some emails to talk about houses that...

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Meet Keller Williams’ secret weapon: Co-CEO John Davis
News 5 days ago
Meet Keller Williams’ secret weapon: Co-CEO John Davis

Keller Williams (KW) founder Gary Keller casts a big shadow in the company that he founded 34 years ago. Soft-spoken KW Co-CEO Chris Heller...

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Why real estate? 7 industry pros on what they love about it
News 5 days ago
Why real estate? 7 industry pros on what they love about it

Do you remember the moment you knew you wanted to make it in real estate? Perhaps a role model or mentor saw a spark and encouraged you to give it...

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Listing Bits: CoreLogic’s Kevin Greene talks Trestle upgrade
News 5 days ago
Listing Bits: CoreLogic’s Kevin Greene talks Trestle upgrade

Sifting through listing data is no one's idea of a good time. But both brokers and technology providers spend a lot of time and money managing...

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5 keys to building a successful real estate brokerage
News 5 days ago
5 keys to building a successful real estate brokerage

Team builder. Subject matter expert. Role model. Coach. Talent finder. Mentor. Entrepreneur. Motivational speaker. Budget cruncher. Scapegoat....

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The impact of housing diversity across the country
News 5 days ago
The impact of housing diversity across the country

The relationship between housing affordability and the makeup of a neighborhood continues to impact the overall health of many metropolitan areas...

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The winning formula of an online real estate agency: Lessons from eMoov
News 5 days ago
The winning formula of an online real estate agency: Lessons from eMoov

Online agencies are one of several new models gaining traction in residential real estate. They smartly combine the traditional expertise of...

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Daily market update: March 21, 2017
News 5 days ago
Daily market update: March 21, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: March 21, 2017

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Introducing the moderators for Inman Connect San Francisco 2017
News 6 days ago
Introducing the moderators for Inman Connect San Francisco 2017

Inman is excited to announce the first group of moderators who will take charge in leading informative and provoking sessions during the weeklong...

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Realvision lets you create 3-D home tours with DSLR camera
News 6 days ago
Realvision lets you create 3-D home tours with DSLR camera

Some real estate professionals may want to add 3-D home tours to their marketing repertoire but aren't ready to cough up the cash for the necessary...

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Australian property portal wars: Domain spinoff to reignite rivalry with REA
News 6 days ago
Australian property portal wars: Domain spinoff to reignite rivalry with REA

If there's one thing Australians love, it's a good underdog story. And the separation of Domain Group from Fairfax Media is shaping up to be just...

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Broker seeks to advance STEM education for girls in Rwanda
News 6 days ago
Broker seeks to advance STEM education for girls in Rwanda

As a little girl, Sarita Dua was a bit of a math and science geek, always finishing her assignments first in class and at times hiding how easy she...

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Department of Justice flip-flops, withdraws support from CFPB in PHH case
News 6 days ago
Department of Justice flip-flops, withdraws support from CFPB in PHH case

What does it look like when a federal department changes its mind? And if that department's opinion has been offered in an ongoing court case...

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates hires new chief marketing officer
News 6 days ago
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates hires new chief marketing officer

Senior global luxury marketing executive Kevin Thompson has been appointed as chief marketing officer at Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates....

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How to rub shoulders with the richest of the rich in real estate
News 6 days ago
How to rub shoulders with the richest of the rich in real estate

To serve ultra-high-net worth (UHNW) individuals and help them with all their property needs is the ultimate dream for many luxury agents. However,...

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6 savvy ways real estate agents can save their clients money
News 6 days ago
6 savvy ways real estate agents can save their clients money

When you ask agents how they keep more money in their clients' pocketbooks, some say they're good negotiators. Others provide coupons to save money...

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