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Independent brokerages unite at day-long ICNY Indie Broker Summit
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:31:50
If you've chosen the path of the indie broker, then you'll need to give yourself some of the resources and assets that the big brands offer ... read more»

Connect/Reflect: A love of learning, sharing, and collaboration
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:21:26
This is the place to be if you are looking to grow, learn, and take your business seriously. ... read more»

The share of underwater homes has sunk by 2.1%
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:15:27
According to ATTOM Data Solution's Q3 2017 U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report, the number of homes seriously underwater has dropped from six million to 4.6 million -- the biggest year-over-year decrease seen since Q2 ... read more»

Median home price now $12,500 more than last year
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:00:18
Zillow today released its October Real Estate Market Report, which revealed the national median-priced home ($203,400) is $12,500 more valuable than it was in 2016, due to continuing inventory issues that have pushed up home values at breakneck speed. ... read more»

23 light fixtures worth giving a peep
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:48:54
Looking at interesting or even outrageous home decor is just as much fun as spying on real estate porn on any major portal, right? Well, in the spirit of light-hearted fluff that’s fun to look at, we’ve put together a gallery of some of our favorite light fixtures and other home accoutrements for funsies, thanks to Boutique Design New York (BDNY). Enjoy! ... read more»

Developer gets 10 years for fracking real estate scam
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:25:02
As part of the con, the developer sent emails and letters to investors, replete with detailed building renderings and property specifications ... read more»

Think tank says MLSs should be investigated for antitrust
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 9:30:21
A Washington, D.C.-based think tank is calling for federal regulators to investigate multiple listing services that restrict data from listing websites for possible antitrust violations. The nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF), is also asking for state lawmakers to require brokers to provide free, unrestricted access to real estate listings ... read more»

The Inman Files: Thanks to California and you
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 7:39:00
The odes to California outnumber any other nostalgic tunes about a place as an ideal for all things that promise to somehow make us happy -- from Tupac's California Love to the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Californication. Road trips invariably end in California, because it is the end of the rainbow ... read more»

Real estate daily market update: November 22, 2017
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 6:03:02
All the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Lister’s Webs wants to help you reach home sellers
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 3:00:51
Lister's Webs is a website developer that helps agents target sellers. It offers a balance between a custom design and an easy-to-execute solution ... read more»

Real estate blog topics to take you through the holidays
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 2:45:58
For most real estate agents and brokers, this is the slower time of year when you begin to play catch-up and take on all of those tasks that didn’t get done during the hot spring and summer markets ... read more»

7 ways to make your listing look more expensive
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 2:30:25
As a listing agent, it's your job to help your clients get the most out of their sale. Anything you can do to make the house look more expensive is likely to help boost buyer interest and sales price ... read more»

How high can LA real estate prices skyrocket?
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 2:15:49
The Los Angeles area is one of the most expensive regions in the country in terms of housing prices, and in defiance of most experts’ predictions, the prices just keep rising ... read more»

4 ways to create buzz around you and your biz
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 2:00:09
What do people say and think about you? Not just your clients, but your co-workers, your friends, other agents and vendors? Real estate is an incredibly relational business, and what people think about you matters ... read more»

Here’s how many Thanksgiving dinners it takes to pay rent
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:00:57
In an effort to encourage saving for homeowership, millennials are sometimes advised to give up certain luxuries. (All those pumpkin spice lattes add up after a while!) But would anyone be willing to give up Thanksgiving dinner ... read more»

Customize your technology by leveraging your partners
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:00:33
Chicago-based independent brokerage @properties is a success story by multiple measures, not least by its 2,300 agents and $8 billion in sales volume last year. But that doesn’t mean that its co-founder, Thaddeus Wong, believes the firm has to do everything for itself ... read more»

Why Pittsburgh is the best place to retire
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:00:06
Most workers dream of retiring to places replete with warm weather, nearby beaches and lush landscapes. But according to Bankrate's latest study, people may want to trade in those sun-soaked dreams for a place known for bone-chilling winters, rowdy NFL fans and world-famous sandwiches stuffed to the brim with french fries, coleslaw and shaved steak -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ... read more»

Growing an agent/lender team? Avoid the #1 tech pitfall
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:00:09
Are you still managing people, transactions and data using separate (and disconnected) CRM and TMS platforms? It’s likely you’re losing 30-35% of your pipeline leads and spending more time chasing paperwork than taking care of clients ... read more»

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