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Tech meets tradition: How to make your direct mail count
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Tech meets tradition: How to make your direct mail count

Direct mail can help real estate agents earn more leads while competitors spend big money on a shrinking pool of web leads....

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How to give (and get) the most valuable listing feedback
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How to give (and get) the most valuable listing feedback

At the end of a long day of showing properties, you walk in the door of your home, plug your cell phone into the charger and notice that you have...

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The Real Word: What does the realtor.com lawsuit mean for real estate agents?
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The Real Word: What does the realtor.com lawsuit mean for real estate agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll tackle realtor.com's...

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Zillow Group CFO Kathleen Philips set to retire
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Zillow Group CFO Kathleen Philips set to retire

Kathleen Philips will retire from her role as Zillow's chief financial officer this month and transition out of her role as chief legal officer...

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Activists sue HUD over suspension of anti-segregation rule
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Activists sue HUD over suspension of anti-segregation rule

A trio of civil rights groups announced plans today to sue the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over the agency’s plans to...

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3 trends taking over spring kitchen design
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3 trends taking over spring kitchen design

This year’s spring kitchen trends are all about hi-tech tools and appliances matched with low-maintenance materials, fixtures and finishes....

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Irene raises $1.3 million to buy homes from seniors and let them retire there
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Irene raises $1.3 million to buy homes from seniors and let them retire there

Twenty-five years into their mortgages, many senior citizens are cash-poor but equity-rich. A new startup is trying to help homeowners unlock that...

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Buyers will bear the brunt of rising homebuilding costs in 2018
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Buyers will bear the brunt of rising homebuilding costs in 2018

Houzz today released its 2018 State of the Industry report, which reviews the 2017 performance for seven residential renovation and design business...

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Judge dismisses amended lawsuit over Zillow's Zestimate tool
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Judge dismisses amended lawsuit over Zillow's Zestimate tool

A U.S. District Court in Illinois on Monday dismissed a lawsuit against real estate technology giant Zillow over the company’s marketing practices...

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Adult film stars report repeated housing discrimination
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Adult film stars report repeated housing discrimination

A prospective tenant with great credit, a steady flow of income and no prior criminal history seems like the perfect fit for any landlord. But what...

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Connect the ICSF Speakers: Brian Hopper on the systems every team needs
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Connect the ICSF Speakers: Brian Hopper on the systems every team needs

We’re focusing on how agents and brokerages can all move Faster, Better, Together this July at Inman Connect San Francisco. Not got your ticket yet...

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Connect The ICSF Speakers: Matthew Gardner on explaining the housing market to clients
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Connect The ICSF Speakers: Matthew Gardner on explaining the housing market to clients

We’re focusing on how agents and brokerages can all move Faster, Better, Together this July at Inman Connect San Francisco. Not got your ticket yet...

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Swanepoel Mega 1000 ranks industry's top brokerages
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Swanepoel Mega 1000 ranks industry's top brokerages

California-based real estate consulting firm T3 Sixty, for the first time today, released the Swanepoel Mega 1000, a new inclusive ranking of real...

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6 tips to freshen up a stale listing
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6 tips to freshen up a stale listing

Unfortunately, not every property you sell is going to close quickly. You probably know the average days on market in your area, and depending on...

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7 apps that make filing taxes a breeze
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7 apps that make filing taxes a breeze

As a real estate agent, you are technically self-employed. This means that come tax season, deductions become extremely important and your taxes...

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Sellers are video monitoring buyers: What’s NAR’s stance?
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Sellers are video monitoring buyers: What’s NAR’s stance?

Buyer’s agents should warn clients about opening too many drawers during that next home tour, thanks to a rise in sellers using app-connected video...

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Dear Marketing Mastermind: What are the best Facebook and Instagram strategies?
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Dear Marketing Mastermind: What are the best Facebook and Instagram strategies?

Facebook is all over the news lately, and I have spent the past month or so looking at the controversial social media platform from multiple...

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Hawaii's real estate community responds to volcano's path of destruction
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Hawaii's real estate community responds to volcano's path of destruction

HIR swung into action on Friday, issuing advice on the insurance moratorium and helping agents and their clients with resources for emergency pet...

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CoreLogic to provide consumer listing websites via Homes.com
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CoreLogic to provide consumer listing websites via Homes.com

CoreLogic, the biggest multiple listing service system vendor in the country, will provide consumer-facing real estate websites to its MLS clients...

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Elon Musk and Kanye West are getting into real estate now
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Elon Musk and Kanye West are getting into real estate now

Kanye West and Elon Musk both took to Twitter to express their real estate ambitions over the past few days. On Sunday, Kanye West tweeted that he...

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Read HAR’s letter to members on NAR dues showdown
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Read HAR’s letter to members on NAR dues showdown

The Chair of the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) has released a letter to association leaders across the nation following up on a showdown...

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Zillow posts bigger net loss than expected in Q1
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Zillow posts bigger net loss than expected in Q1

In an earnings report today, Seattle-based Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy and RealEstate.com, posted an ...

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Connect the ICSF Speakers: Beau Beardslee on going from front lines to front-door-knocking
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Connect the ICSF Speakers: Beau Beardslee on going from front lines to front-door-knocking

We’re focusing on how agents and brokerages can all move Faster, Better, Together this July at Inman Connect San Francisco. Not got your ticket yet...

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Voiceter Pro says voice-activated real estate search is here to stay
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Voiceter Pro says voice-activated real estate search is here to stay

Amazon has found yet another way to connect with the real estate industry — or rather, talk to it. And Voiceter Pro, an app developer for Google...

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How the robot invasion will set real estate agents free
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How the robot invasion will set real estate agents free

What would happen if there were an entirely new way for you to generate and convert leads that stopped advertisers and portals from “spying” on...

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Lesson learned: Find mentors who'll keep you grounded
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Lesson learned: Find mentors who'll keep you grounded

An agent for Houlihan Lawrence, Matthew Berger has been immersed in the world of real estate since he bought his first investment property at the...

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Enter Web 3.0: Blockchain and the global MLS
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Enter Web 3.0: Blockchain and the global MLS

Residential real estate is on the precipice of change. Residential real estate accounts for two-thirds of the $217 trillion spent in real estate...

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3 reasons building an inclusive team makes you better
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3 reasons building an inclusive team makes you better

Hello fellow real estate superstars. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re looking for additional ways or perspectives to grow your business....

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The 12 leading listing sources of top producers
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The 12 leading listing sources of top producers

Where’s your next listing coming from? The certainty with which you can answer this question says a lot about the state of your business. If you...

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Price hike to Google Maps API could hit some brokerages hard
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Price hike to Google Maps API could hit some brokerages hard

A price hike to Google Maps' API has real estate professionals worried. The changes to Google Maps' pricing structure could leave large brokerages...

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