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How a top producer keeps up with her 400-person sphere
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How a top producer keeps up with her 400-person sphere

Patty Torr crafts personal newsletters informing people of what's going on in her life and sends a nice planner to everyone once a year...

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Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive and Black Knight: Data management rivals unite
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Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive and Black Knight: Data management rivals unite

The real estate industry is unusual in that, more often than not, competitors cooperate to get things done. This is apparently true even for real...

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Rising costs putting pressure on renters: NLIHC study
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Rising costs putting pressure on renters: NLIHC study

Renting is often touted as an affordable alternative to homeownership, but recent studies have revealed that renters are feeling the pressure of...

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How to perfect your pre-listing presentation
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How to perfect your pre-listing presentation

You’ll stand out from the competition and win more listings if you take the time to identify the unique wants and needs of your target audience and...

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Remember, there is luxury real estate outside the U.S.
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Remember, there is luxury real estate outside the U.S.

As the world continues to shrink, we must increase our global knowledge so we can be the best resource possible...

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How virtual staging sells properties stuck on the market
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How virtual staging sells properties stuck on the market

Agent Alyssa Morgan Brinegar recently took on a listing that had languished on the market for more than nine months and gone through a number of...

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How to earn more while selling less real estate
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How to earn more while selling less real estate

Would you consider implementing a real estate team structure that allowed you to earn more while selling less? Recent podcast guest Jeff Cohn of...

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The first 3 things you notice in a home
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The first 3 things you notice in a home

So many elements of a home can impress or disappoint a buyer immediately. Two agents share their different takes on the ones that strike them first...

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What happens to the real estate market if mortgage rates go up?
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What happens to the real estate market if mortgage rates go up?

The mortgage rates in Europe and the U.S. have been declining in recent years and finally fell to a record low in 2017, while property prices have...

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Does the public still want real estate agents?
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Does the public still want real estate agents?

Although the internet is where the majority of buyers find homes, there has been a 10 percent increase in consumers who use agents over the last 20...

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Trulia study: Neighborhoods with high ‘Pride Scores’ show increased demand for housing
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Trulia study: Neighborhoods with high ‘Pride Scores’ show increased demand for housing

In 2012, the premium to live in a neighborhood with a high "Pride Score"-- a ZIP code in which a significant portion of the population comprises...

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Why people are the best marketing tools the world has ever seen
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Why people are the best marketing tools the world has ever seen

Bill Svoboda, co-founder of CloseSimple, believes that a good party advertises itself. We caught up the serial entrepreneur to get a sneak preview...

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Daily market update: June 7, 2017
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Daily market update: June 7, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news...

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Haute houses and food porn: A real estate agent’s double life
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Haute houses and food porn: A real estate agent’s double life

Real estate is Max Shapiro’s bread and butter. But on the weekends, the 33-year-old Westside Estate Agency agent serves bread and butter as part of...

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Give clients home goods discounts with Houzz Trade Program
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Give clients home goods discounts with Houzz Trade Program

Houzz has launched the Houzz Trade Program, a new feature to the three-year-old Houzz Marketplace that gives industry professionals the opportunity...

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Pick a side: Provoke is returning to Inman Connect San Francisco
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Pick a side: Provoke is returning to Inman Connect San Francisco

Whether it's how to deal with tech disruption or your philosophy about clients (leads or relationships?), there are dozens of topics that demand...

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3 real estate marketing lessons learned from an unlikely source
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3 real estate marketing lessons learned from an unlikely source

I told DirecTV to stop contacting us after we canceled because we are physically unable to continue service. The snow came close to ripping off of...

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VR queen Stephanie Davis wants to take you on a virtual listing tour
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VR queen Stephanie Davis wants to take you on a virtual listing tour

Stephanie Davis is a trendsetter. She is the founder and COO of Virtual Xperience as well as a highly sought after hired gun visionary and...

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From this moment on, nothing will be the same in real estate
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From this moment on, nothing will be the same in real estate

The thick tension around recent announcements speaks volumes to their heft. Only when something is truly disruptive or threatening do people flip...

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The Upstream shift: Pivot or reveal?
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The Upstream shift: Pivot or reveal?

Just when you thought the Upstream shift might foster a new spirit of collaboration in the real estate industry, the guns were drawn again with NAR...

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Why new isn’t always better when it comes to home shopping
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Why new isn’t always better when it comes to home shopping

New homes will eventually become used homes, and they will depreciate in value because of their less than optimal locations...

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Agent/broker perspective: Do agents have any rights to their ‘turf’?
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Agent/broker perspective: Do agents have any rights to their ‘turf’?

A successful agent has been the go-to Realtor in a particular neighborhood for many years. The neighborhood is becoming popular now, and colleagues...

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Big data: How can you use it to find new clients to help build your business?
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Big data: How can you use it to find new clients to help build your business?

In this webinar, you will learn how to use big data to adapt to the times to find the right clients and reach them in the right way...

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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Walking away from a stubborn client
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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Walking away from a stubborn client

In this episode, Leigh interviews Melissa Kennedy, a Pittsburgh agent who did her due diligence and advised her client to evaluate the decision to...

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MLSs fight agent apathy with new marketing campaign
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MLSs fight agent apathy with new marketing campaign

MLSs have an image problem. The "death of the MLS" has been predicted so often over the years that it may be tempting to laugh off the idea of its...

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Down Payment Resource partners with ReferralExchange to add agent-matching
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Down Payment Resource partners with ReferralExchange to add agent-matching

No real estate website is complete without an agent-matching tool, right? Down Payment Resource, a provider of down payment assistance information,...

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Daily market update: June 6, 2017
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Daily market update: June 6, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news...

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Special Report: The art of handling objections in real estate
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Special Report: The art of handling objections in real estate

"Why should I pay that commission?" "I was hoping to sell my house for more." "We want to go FSBO." Agents may find themselves knocking down these...

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Is your mobile app game strong? Let Scott Shapiro be the judge of that
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Is your mobile app game strong? Let Scott Shapiro be the judge of that

Scott Shapiro knows the secret to getting the attention of millennial buyers. As a senior client partner at Facebook, he works with Fortune 500...

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Coldwell Banker develops its first Amazon Alexa Skill
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Coldwell Banker develops its first Amazon Alexa Skill

“Alexa, Ask Coldwell Banker for the Home of the Week.” As of today, Amazon Alexa users will be able to listen to a one-minute description of the...

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