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Will real estate investors dig ‘The Deed’? A look at the series premiere
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Will real estate investors dig ‘The Deed’? A look at the series premiere

The Deed, an original prime time real estate investment series, premieres on CNBC Wednesday, March 1 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, and here's a sneak peek at...

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Strong home improvement market is expected to continue for years to come
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Strong home improvement market is expected to continue for years to come

Traditionally, a healthy housing market is also good for the remodeling industry. For proof of this, one only needs to look at Home Depot, which...

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RealScout’s BrokerIQ helps brokerages ‘close more deals in house’
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RealScout’s BrokerIQ helps brokerages ‘close more deals in house’

Brokerages hold office sales meetings, in part, to encourage agents to find out whether any of their coworkers have listings suitable for their...

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What agents should know about the massive growth of down payment assistance
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What agents should know about the massive growth of down payment assistance

San Francisco, one of the highest housing-cost markets in the country, has had some form of down-payment assistance for homebuyers since 1998. But...

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The future of work: How to earn the trust of your clients
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The future of work: How to earn the trust of your clients

What if your home remembered your preferences and knew when you were going to run out of toilet paper or coffee-- then ordered more for you? The...

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Re/Max and DocuSign deepen digital transaction partnership
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Re/Max and DocuSign deepen digital transaction partnership

"With a single click, users will be able to create new Transaction Rooms that can be automatically pre-populated with listing and lead data so they...

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Special Report: How real estate agents can live happily ever after in retirement
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Special Report: How real estate agents can live happily ever after in retirement

Real estate agents want their happily ever after: a post-career life with the stability that a bucket of money or residual income can bring. The...

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Does the real estate industry take its homeownership love affair for granted?
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Does the real estate industry take its homeownership love affair for granted?

We often do not miss the vital and ingrained aspects of our lives until they are gone. When it comes to the real estate industry, our Kryptonite...

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Podcast: How to create your own economy and shift your mindset toward abundance
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Podcast: How to create your own economy and shift your mindset toward abundance

Why is it important to have an abundance mindset, and how can you reveal your own scarcity mindset in order to counteract it? Many of us have...

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Listing Bits: ‘Too many crappy agents,’ the biggest issue in real estate
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Listing Bits: ‘Too many crappy agents,’ the biggest issue in real estate

"The No. 1 problem of the industry is that we have too many crappy agents," Rob Hahn tells Vendor Alley's Greg Robertson in the fourth episode of...

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Observations on Zillow’s 2016 results and the U.S. market
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Observations on Zillow’s 2016 results and the U.S. market

Hey, Zillow! Thanks for reporting your full year financial results for 2016. It provides a great opportunity to update my international property...

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Daily market update: February 28, 2017
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Daily market update: February 28, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: February 28, 2017

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Mortgage rates hit lowest percentage since first week in December
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Mortgage rates hit lowest percentage since first week in December

Long-term rates have broken down this week (versus unanimous expectations for going up), now the lowest since the first week of December-- and if...

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VHT rival PlanOmatic changes photo copyright terms after Zillow lawsuit
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VHT rival PlanOmatic changes photo copyright terms after Zillow lawsuit

Earlier this month, a federal court awarded real estate photography company VHT $8.3 million in a copyright infringement suit against Zillow Group....

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Renters want to be owners, surveys find — is affordability the blockade?
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Renters want to be owners, surveys find — is affordability the blockade?

"If wishes were horses, even beggars would ride," goes the old English nursery rhyme. Is that what's going on today when surveys seem to indicate a...

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Katie Lance’s 5 best technology tips for real estate agents in 5 minutes
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Katie Lance’s 5 best technology tips for real estate agents in 5 minutes

How to create a full social media strategy with "pillar content" and more tips that agents and brokers can implement today-- all given in five...

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Would-be buyers kept at bay as pending home sales slide in January
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Would-be buyers kept at bay as pending home sales slide in January

The real estate roller coaster continues as the National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) slides to its lowest level in a...

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Warren Buffett loves HomeServices of America
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Warren Buffett loves HomeServices of America

In Warren Buffett's 2016 investor letter released this past weekend, the folksy tycoon called out HomeServices of America (HSA) and said to expect...

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How to sell a home to the ‘snowflake’ generation
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How to sell a home to the ‘snowflake’ generation

The term "snowflake" has become a pejorative description for young people who cannot handle confrontation or opinions that differ from their own....

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How to avoid an IRS audit
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How to avoid an IRS audit

Tax time is already upon us, and next season will be here before we know it. A real estate agent's tax return is complicated enough, so don't let...

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How do you become a successful real estate agent?
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How do you become a successful real estate agent?

Broker Chris Lazarus discusses wheat it takes to become a successful real estate agent. Hint: It takes more than a license.... How do you become a...

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You are not the hero: What real estate agents can learn from the hero’s journey
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You are not the hero: What real estate agents can learn from the hero’s journey

A few years back, I met with a couple looking to sell their home in Seattle. As a newer agent who had found some success with buyers, I was hungry...

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Can automated lead follow-up make you an Agent Legend?
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Can automated lead follow-up make you an Agent Legend?

Business automation is getting easier, and agents who are fans of finding ways to streamline lead cultivation will want to have a look at Agent...

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Coffee is for closers: 26 takeaways from 3 sophomore real estate agents
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Coffee is for closers: 26 takeaways from 3 sophomore real estate agents

I had coffee the other day with three of my favorite sophomore agents. I coached all of them in their first year in the business, and we have...

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Who’s responsible for shortening the real estate transaction?
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Who’s responsible for shortening the real estate transaction?

Brad Inman says we need to improve the real estate transaction. He's right. The only question I have is who the "we" is. Here's what I mean. Inman...

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Daily market update: February 27, 2017
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Daily market update: February 27, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: February 27, 2017

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The week in industry hires and promotions: February 20-24, 2017
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The week in industry hires and promotions: February 20-24, 2017

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order... The week in industry hires and promotions: February 20-24...

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Real estate market recap, February 20-24, 2017
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Real estate market recap, February 20-24, 2017

Here's what happened this week in the real estate market... Real estate market recap, February 20-24, 2017

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The week in real estate industry deals: February 20-24
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The week in real estate industry deals: February 20-24

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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Alex Wang pulls the curtain on the listing agent life through video
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Alex Wang pulls the curtain on the listing agent life through video

Alex Wang has now taken his "real world" approach to Snapchat and applied it to a new series of videos that aim to give a peek into the life of a...

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