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7 things top producers do every day
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7 things top producers do every day

Every morning at 5 a.m., Realtor Kelly gets up to work out. She’s at the office by 8 a.m., and on the phone prospecting for business 15 minutes...

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Agent as investor: How to blur the line and snag listings
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Agent as investor: How to blur the line and snag listings

Thomas Cafarella is absolutely crushing it in the Boston real estate market. Cafarella and his team pull in between 50-100 listing appointments per...

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Eye-catching twilight photos without the hassle
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Eye-catching twilight photos without the hassle

VHT Studios, the nation's largest real estate photography studio, has added Virtual Twilight to its suite of virtual staging and editing services....

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Fast-growing 100% commission brokerage acquires another of its kind
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Fast-growing 100% commission brokerage acquires another of its kind

Frisco, Texas-based JP & Associates Realtors (JPAR), a 100 percent commission brokerage, has acquired Austin-based firm Private Label Realty (PLR)....

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Eliot Spitzer better hope the East River doesn't wreck his new buildings
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Eliot Spitzer better hope the East River doesn't wreck his new buildings

Eliot Spitzer, the former governor of New York and former state attorney general perhaps best known for his high-profile sex worker scandal, has...

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Agents' best defense against low inventory is great service
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Agents' best defense against low inventory is great service

We're in the midst of an intense listing shortage, but does that mean agents should ride this wave passively? Not if they want to stay competitive....

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Markets ignore Trump tax proposal
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Markets ignore Trump tax proposal

The biggest news of last week is what did not happen. The Trump administration rolled out its tax plan, and markets ignored it. The plan has...

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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate names new COO
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate names new COO

Rich DeNicola Rich DeNicola has real estate in his blood. The newly named COO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate jokes that he was doing floor...

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Redfin expands 1% listing fee to 18 new markets
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Redfin expands 1% listing fee to 18 new markets

Half a percent might not seem like much, but Redfin has gotten a lot of mileage out of snipping that from its 1.5 percent list-side commission in...

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How the internet economy is reshaping the real estate industry
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How the internet economy is reshaping the real estate industry

When you find something that's broken in the world, you can take one of two paths: wait for someone else to fix it or fix it yourself. Watch to...

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A month in review: The August housing market
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A month in review: The August housing market

Every month, economists release a number of indices, reports and analyses of the housing market, and it can be difficult to keep up with them all....

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Scrub-a-dub-dub, Houzz says homeowners are ditching the tub
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Scrub-a-dub-dub, Houzz says homeowners are ditching the tub

Homeowners are looking for large, high-tech bathrooms with sleek color palettes and finishes, according to the Houzz 2017 Bathroom Trends Report. ...

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Hail an agent like an Uber: MLS debuts on-demand showings app
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Hail an agent like an Uber: MLS debuts on-demand showings app

Colorado's largest MLS is getting in on the on-demand showings game. Although hailing an agent like an Uber ride has been possible for awhile...

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Apartment purchased with Ethereum raises hopes, questions
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Apartment purchased with Ethereum raises hopes, questions

The first-ever property purchase to occur through Propy — an international real estate startup founded around the digital currency Ethereum — took...

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This A.I. will write your real estate profile for you
News 3 weeks ago
This A.I. will write your real estate profile for you

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Realty Profiler is an...

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10 things you should never say to homebuyers
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10 things you should never say to homebuyers

Please sign on the dotted line here, here and here for your dream home. It's only requires a 30-ish year commitment, basically all of your savings,...

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Listing Bits: Making house hunting mobile
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Listing Bits: Making house hunting mobile

By 2009, mobile users could do a lot with smartphone apps — get directions, listen to music, take pictures, play games, even film a video. Aaron...

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Trump's latest tax proposal: Will it make you more or less profitable?
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Trump's latest tax proposal: Will it make you more or less profitable?

The Trump administration released a revised tax reform proposal on Wednesday, which you can read in full here. The real estate industry is abuzz...

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How your greatest weaknesses can become strengths in real estate
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How your greatest weaknesses can become strengths in real estate

Do you know your natural talents and strengths? Countless self-help books have been written on how to turn weaknesses into strengths, but is that...

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Give 'em what they want: 3 tips for raking in leads on Facebook
News 3 weeks ago
Give 'em what they want: 3 tips for raking in leads on Facebook

A few posts that advertise your listings, sing your praises or humblebrag about your ability to sell homes is a terrible way to engage your target...

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The power of ‘we’ and how technology connects us for good
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The power of ‘we’ and how technology connects us for good

"Now more than ever, technology has democratized power," Jessica Hansen of Kiva said on the Inman Connect stage. "We have power in our pockets and...

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Top property management market trends impacting your business
News 3 weeks ago
Top property management market trends impacting your business

SAVE MY SPOT Join property management expert Joe Sidebotham as he dives down into rental housing market data to show you where the market is going,...

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Daily market update: September 28, 2017
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Daily market update: September 28, 2017

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news Redfin Housing Demand Index Virtually...

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Trump lifts shipping rules to aid in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery
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Trump lifts shipping rules to aid in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery

The U.S. real estate community was united today in welcoming President Donald Trump's decision to waive the Jones Act, effective for 10 days, to...

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Ditching dorms for homes in big college towns
News 3 weeks ago
Ditching dorms for homes in big college towns

Among the scads of obstacles stymying homeownership goals, student loan debt remains one of the most prominent, and as the cost of tuition steadily...

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Playboy Mansion expected to go up in value
News 3 weeks ago
Playboy Mansion expected to go up in value

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died at 91-years-old on Wednesday, his company confirmed. As the tributes and debates over Hefner’s legacy continue,...

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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Young, hungry and learning
News 3 weeks ago
Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Young, hungry and learning

Reposted with permission — show notes and credits here. Clients often hesitate to work with a real estate agent who looks young and inexperienced....

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New home search tool uses bots to match your style
News 3 weeks ago
New home search tool uses bots to match your style

When homebuyers begin their search, they're not necessarily thinking most about price, size and bedroom count, said Creed Smith, a Denver-area...

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Agents resist being replaced, not new technology
News 3 weeks ago
Agents resist being replaced, not new technology

Fear of change seems to be an almost universal part of the human experience. Part of it is fear of the unknown. Some people are more afraid of it...

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The Real Word: Two agents weigh in on Stop Zillow and iPhone X
News 3 weeks ago
The Real Word: Two agents weigh in on Stop Zillow and iPhone X

In this video, Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry news topics. This week, they discuss whether the...

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