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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate podcast Episode 15: Drunk homeowners, trantulas and an undesired gerbil
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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate podcast Episode 15: Drunk homeowners, trantulas and an undesired gerbil

Fall-down-drunk sellers, sellers lurking during showings and animal attacks are just a few of the occurrences guest Megan Ferris has seen as a real...

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How to protect your sellers’ earnest money
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How to protect your sellers’ earnest money

Choose your lenders carefully. You should have a good two to three lenders that you truly trust and can refer to. Broker Chris Lazarus goes deeper...

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Daily market update: March 20, 2017
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Daily market update: March 20, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: March 20, 2017

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The week in real estate industry deals: March 13-17
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The week in real estate industry deals: March 13-17

While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate...

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The week in industry hires and promotions: March 13-17, 2017
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The week in industry hires and promotions: March 13-17, 2017

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order... The week in industry hires and promotions: March 13-17, 2017

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Real estate market recap, March 13-17, 2017
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Real estate market recap, March 13-17, 2017

Here's what happened this week in the real estate market... Real estate market recap, March 13-17, 2017

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In new ad, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices taps into ‘there’s no place like home’
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In new ad, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices taps into ‘there’s no place like home’

This year's installment focuses on the concept of home and the first spot, entitled "Place," shows people in places near and far from where they...

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When indoor meets outdoor: Making blended living spaces an upsell
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When indoor meets outdoor: Making blended living spaces an upsell

Blended living spaces, or connecting indoor and outdoor spaces, are trending, according to HomeAdvisor. Think fusing together a kitchen and a...

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Rates — and politics — seem to be stabilizing post-hike
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Rates — and politics — seem to be stabilizing post-hike

Two broad sets of news this week: the Fed, interest rates and the economy; and a string of deeply reassuring political-economic events. The Fed...

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Trump cuts to HUD rental assistance would affect millennial, urban and black renters most
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Trump cuts to HUD rental assistance would affect millennial, urban and black renters most

In order to pay for a 50-percent increase to the nation's defense budget, the Trump administration this week proposed to cut funds from a number of...

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Bright MLS launches political advocacy grant program for Realtor associations
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Bright MLS launches political advocacy grant program for Realtor associations

Jamie Ridge knows local public policy decisions can have a big effect on home sales. "We're really the only watchdogs," Ridge told Inman in an...

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How a 1st-year rookie landed the $20M ‘Friday Harbor Retreat’ listing
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How a 1st-year rookie landed the $20M ‘Friday Harbor Retreat’ listing

Melissa Boucher is a real estate rookie who just completed her first year in the business. But don't let her "rookie" status fool you-- she's had a...

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The Lead Lifecycle: From First Call to the Closing Table & Beyond [Educational Webinar]
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The Lead Lifecycle: From First Call to the Closing Table & Beyond [Educational Webinar]

In this webinar, you will learn how to balance people skills with your drive for success in real estate... The Lead Lifecycle: From First Call to...

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4 quick tips for personal safety in real estate
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4 quick tips for personal safety in real estate

In this week's video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses a somber and crucial topic: safety in real estate. In the past year or two, there have...

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Top comments of the week March 13-17, 2017
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Top comments of the week March 13-17, 2017

Inman readers weigh in on stories published across the site... Top comments of the week March 13-17, 2017

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How to create harmony between your work and personal life
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How to create harmony between your work and personal life

All too often real estate agents are missing out on important personal or family time to work with clients. This doesn't always happen because work...

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5 tech tools that could make your real estate mobile office possible
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5 tech tools that could make your real estate mobile office possible

On the brokerage level, virtual real estate offices are trending. And since the beginning of real estate, agents have been on the go. Being mobile...

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‘Ugliest House of the Year’ tells a tale of tragedy and redemption
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‘Ugliest House of the Year’ tells a tale of tragedy and redemption

A company that prides itself on buying ugly homes fast has declared the results of its "Ugliest House of the Year" contest, and the winner could...

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How big data improves the real estate industry
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How big data improves the real estate industry

Big data is a term that gets thrown around quite a lot in conversation, but for good reasons. It is making a big splash in the business world,...

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Daily market update: March 17, 2017
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Daily market update: March 17, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: March 17, 2017

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Purplebricks, UK hybrid real estate brokerage, to invade US with $60M
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Purplebricks, UK hybrid real estate brokerage, to invade US with $60M

An elderly British man asks a homeseller if he used the real estate firm Purplebricks to sell his home. "They're just online, aren't they?" asks...

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NAGLREP Housing Policy Summit covered Fair Housing and Equality Act issues for LGBT citizens and agents
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NAGLREP Housing Policy Summit covered Fair Housing and Equality Act issues for LGBT citizens and agents

NAGLREP founder Jeff Berger and NAGLREP Policy Committee Chair John Graff said they felt compelled to kick-start the summit because of the risk of...

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Voodoo Agent: Getting leads — the good news and the bad news
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Voodoo Agent: Getting leads — the good news and the bad news

Sixty five million leads are generated a year just online, says Gary Gold in the third episode of "Voodoo Agent." The bad news? That means it's...

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Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive vs. Upstream: A data management arms race?
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Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive vs. Upstream: A data management arms race?

Listings, listings, listings. Debates about where they go online, when, and in what form-- plus who controls all of that-- have fired up the real...

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Caravanning to listings? Follow app keeps real estate agents and homebuyers together
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Caravanning to listings? Follow app keeps real estate agents and homebuyers together

Daydreaming, yellow lights and aggressive drivers can separate real estate agents from buyers as they caravan from one home to the next. Enter...

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Trump’s 2018 budget calls for 13.2% cut to Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Trump’s 2018 budget calls for 13.2% cut to Department of Housing and Urban Development

The proposed 2018 budget released by the Donald Trump administration seeks to provide for "one of the largest increases in defense spending without...

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Everything real estate agents need to know about 2017 tax deductions
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Everything real estate agents need to know about 2017 tax deductions

You can see the division in the streets: Some citizens walking around with hands in pockets, whistling jauntily, not a care in the world, while...

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What booming cities can learn from Denver’s playbook
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What booming cities can learn from Denver’s playbook

There is no surprise that population growth has a direct impact on a real estate market. An example of this is metro Denver, which is among the...

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Why real estate agents should attack their day like a monk
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Why real estate agents should attack their day like a monk

Have you ever made it to the end of a day and felt like you got nothing done? Earlier in the day, you probably felt busy.... Why real estate agents...

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3 ways real estate brokers can improve their agent quality
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3 ways real estate brokers can improve their agent quality

The National Association of Realtor's 2015 DANGER report cited the number of "nominal agents" as a major industry concern. The report's author,...

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