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Daily market update: April 6, 2017
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Daily market update: April 6, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: April 6, 2017

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SABOR members vote to remove board chair, retain chair-elect
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SABOR members vote to remove board chair, retain chair-elect

It's not every day that a Realtor association holds an emergency meeting for thousands of members to decide whether or not to remove the chair and...

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Opportunity strikes at Inman: We’re hiring an Associate Editor
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Opportunity strikes at Inman: We’re hiring an Associate Editor

Real estate agents and brokers around the world turn to Inman News first for accurate, innovative and timely information about the industry.......

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Cloud-based brokerage eXp Realty nearly triples in size, adds 1,537 agents in 2016
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Cloud-based brokerage eXp Realty nearly triples in size, adds 1,537 agents in 2016

A brokerage in the cloud launched in 2009 just had a major growth spurt: eXp Realty almost tripled in size in 2016, according CEO, founder and...

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3 homeseller mistakes that make you cringe as an agent
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3 homeseller mistakes that make you cringe as an agent

You walk into a house you've been tasked with selling to find quirky tiling, light fixtures on steroids, textured walls and bright colors...

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CFPB wins rehearing in PHH case — what will the court do next?
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CFPB wins rehearing in PHH case — what will the court do next?

Does the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have too much power-- or the correct amount? And how and when should the...

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Location Inc. unveils hyperlocal home price forecasts for banks, lenders
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Location Inc. unveils hyperlocal home price forecasts for banks, lenders

Location Inc., the operator of NeighborhoodScout, has rolled out a new data platform for banks and investors that forecasts home price trends at a...

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11 Facebook lead generation ideas that real estate agents vouch for
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11 Facebook lead generation ideas that real estate agents vouch for

Coldwell Banker Bermuda Realty agent Lisa Douglas posted a Facebook video ad telling her market's homeowners about her mad pre-approval skills....

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My big break: 7 top producers on the moment that changed it all
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My big break: 7 top producers on the moment that changed it all

Stephen Shapiro started in apartment leasing when he arrived in L.A. from Philadelphia in the 1970s. Early on, he found a niche leasing property to...

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Daily market update: April 5, 2017
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Daily market update: April 5, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: April 5, 2017

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Contactually announces collaborative functionality for teams
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Contactually announces collaborative functionality for teams

Teams are growing in popularity across the industry, and investing in a technology platform is a smart way to support collaboration and jointly...

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9 tips to save your clients the pain of identity theft
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9 tips to save your clients the pain of identity theft

You invested all that time and energy in helping a couple find a house to buy-- only to learn that their loan application was rejected because they...

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An alternative FSBO script: ‘Where are you moving?’
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An alternative FSBO script: ‘Where are you moving?’

For sale by owners (FSBOs) are hot commodities to add to your pipeline. As agents, we would do just about anything to get these listings.... An...

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How to build your Facebook page as a real estate newbie
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How to build your Facebook page as a real estate newbie

Are you just starting out in real estate and looking for the best ways to let prospective clients know that you're in the business? Thanks to...

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3 things I sell as a Realtor that aren’t houses
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3 things I sell as a Realtor that aren’t houses

Chris Lazarus was a registered investment adviser (financial planner) before coming into real estate. He knew his product-- mutual funds and stocks...

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5 easy tools that every real estate agent should use in 2017
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5 easy tools that every real estate agent should use in 2017

There are lots of tools that real estate agents can use for their marketing efforts. Marketing is a key element for any successful real estate...

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The problem with a shovel-ready infrastructure plan
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The problem with a shovel-ready infrastructure plan

President Trump and the Democrats may reach agreement on one initiative soon: Spending a trillion bucks on infrastructure. So, what's wrong with a...

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Realtor.com’s ‘Own Home’ campaign targets dreamy buyers
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Realtor.com’s ‘Own Home’ campaign targets dreamy buyers

Everyone has a vision of their dream home. It could be a high-rise condo overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, a chic three-story brownstone in...

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Realtors: If you see ‘NAR: Urgent Update’ in your inbox, hit delete
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Realtors: If you see ‘NAR: Urgent Update’ in your inbox, hit delete

For most professionals, a sizeable chunk of the day is spent hurriedly opening, reading and replying to emails, sometimes without giving much...

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Riley, a lead-qualification service for real estate agents, raises $3.1 million
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Riley, a lead-qualification service for real estate agents, raises $3.1 million

Real estate agents who use Riley, a concierge service that sends text messages on behalf of agents, sometimes wake up to a treat that's better than...

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Will Realogy’s executive shake-up reignite growth?
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Will Realogy’s executive shake-up reignite growth?

A CEO announcement or two here, a dip in transaction volume there-- bits of news dropped like dots on a map. Connected, they form a bigger picture:...

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News Corp board of directors welcomes former Senator Kelly Ayotte
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News Corp board of directors welcomes former Senator Kelly Ayotte

Former Republican senator Kelly Ayotte has joined the News Corp's board of directors, effective immediately, replacing Elaine Chao, who resigned...

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Special Report: How to turn Facebook into a lead generation machine
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Special Report: How to turn Facebook into a lead generation machine

How many of Facebook's 1.86 billion users could be a real estate agent's next lead? The social media top dog is a well-recognized platform for real...

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5 reasons robots will never replace a Realtor’s job
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5 reasons robots will never replace a Realtor’s job

Whether it's talk about the rise of machines or the simple influx of self-serve check-out lanes, there is no denying some people and professions...

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3 ways to build your social media following every day in real estate
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3 ways to build your social media following every day in real estate

Social media is not your soapbox. If you treat your social media accounts like you're the only person who matters, it will be like starring on a...

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Opendoor, Knock and OfferPad: Growth in new markets
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Opendoor, Knock and OfferPad: Growth in new markets

Last December we conducted a wide-ranging analysis of Opendoor, the real estate startup that purchases homes directly from sellers. At the time...

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Daily market update: April 4, 2017
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Daily market update: April 4, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: April 4, 2017

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Logotype vs. logomark: What does your brand need?
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Logotype vs. logomark: What does your brand need?

Anyone who's ever decided to undertake a branding project has likely been asked whether he or she is looking for a logomark or logotype. The...

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Census Bureau nixes LGBT identifiers — what’s that mean for homeowners?
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Census Bureau nixes LGBT identifiers — what’s that mean for homeowners?

Should the U.S. Census Bureau ask citizens about their sexual orientation and gender identity, or is that information best kept private? This...

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New listings fall short in housing inventory drought’s 3rd year
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New listings fall short in housing inventory drought’s 3rd year

In a typical year, Februr when the best stagers are booked, painters are busy, landscapers are trimming hedges and sodding lawns of homes soon to...

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