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||Inman News - Real Estate and Technology News for Agents, Brokers and Investors
|Agent Connect: Where tech tips, customer service and high-level strategy meet |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:13:19 +0000
Between would-be disruptors trying to muscle in on agent commission to the difficulty of differentiating a single agent's business in the busy world we live in, agents still have to do the hard work of managing real estate transactions and provide stellar customer service ...
|Connect/Reflect: Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:31:57 +0000
Australian Peter Brewer shares some of his fondest Connect memories, some advice for ICNY 2018 attendees, and some insight ...
|What to expect when you’re Connecting |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:49:29 +0000
Inman Connect New York will be here before we know it, and one of the most common things we get asked here at Inman is for recommendations for great things to do with all those new friends you’ll make after the sessions break for the day. If you’re a first-timer to the city, or to Connect, how do you best prepare? Or even if you’re a Connect veteran, what are some new places you could try ...
|Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of combating housing inequality |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:48:10 +0000
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is often celebrated for his work surrounding desegregation, but he also contributed a great deal to housing equality ...
|The top 10 metros for real estate and sales jobs, according to Abodo |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:34:01 +0000
Where can real estate agents easily acquire a job and earn an income that matches the cost of living? These 10 metros top the list ...
|HomeSmart now offering its agents health insurance |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:00:09 +0000
Real estate franchisor HomeSmart is partnering with Resourcing Edge, a Texas-based human resources firm, to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its 14,000 agents ...
|What the Facebook news feed change means for real estate pros |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:29:20 +0000
Facebook recently made a big announcement about how the news feed would work, and it has created quite the stir ...
||National Association of Realtors - Real Estate Education, Information, Marketing Resources
||RISMedia Real Estate News, Industry Trends, Marketing - Residential & Commercial
|Building a Reputation of Trust and Honesty |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:56:42 +0000
In the following interview, Phyllis Staines, broker associate at RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., discusses disruption, marketing and more. Region Served: Jacksonville, Fla. Years in Real Estate: 20 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 16 Favorite Part of Your Job: The freedom and unlimited potential for earning. I also enjoy solving problems, and those who […]
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|Buying Is Better Financially in More Than Half of Markets: Report |
- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:50:43 +0000
It is more affordable to buy a home than rent one in more than half of markets—but for how long remains uncertain, according to recently released research. In 54 percent of the over 400 counties analyzed by ATTOM Data Solutions, buying the median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom one, according to ATTOM’s […]
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|The Great Debate: What the MLS Can Be, and What It Should Be |
- Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:06:51 +0000
Ask any agent, broker or constituent in real estate: There are challenges facing the Multiple Listing Service. A discussion on the future of the MLS—what it can be, and what it should be—hosted by the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) recently illuminated those issues, and strived for solutions. “An MLS should be defined not only […]
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|California Real Estate Professional Among Mudslide Victims |
- Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:05:43 +0000
A Southern California real estate professional perished tragically in the mudslides last week, one of more than 15 victims of the latest catastrophe to strike the state. Rebecca Riskin, of Riskin Partners in Montecito—known as the “first lady of luxury real estate”—was killed as a result of the ensuing flood and mudslides in the Thomas […]
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|Fair Housing Makes Us Stronger |
- Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:04:07 +0000
On April 11, 1968, President Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. This marked an important and historic change in our nation’s commitment to property rights, recognizing that property rights should not be abridged because of discrimination based on race, color, national origin or religion. In later years, the law was amended to prohibit […]
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|Confidence in Housing Subdued at Year-End |
- Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:02:15 +0000
Confidence in housing was subdued in December in the Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI), derived from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey® (NHS). The HPSI overall posted 85.8 in December, two percentage points lower than the month prior. “Consumers remained cautious in their housing outlook at the end of 2017, as tax reform discussions […]
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|Infographic: How Recent Buyers Purchased Their Home |
- Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:01:02 +0000
Demand and home prices are increasing, but that has yet to keep homebuyers out of the market. Here is how they did it: For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor. For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark RISMedia.com.
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||The Wall Street Journal Real Estate News
|Greece Impact on Property Limited But Investors Are Concerned About Spain |
- Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:55:04 +0000
So far, commercial real-estate analysts looking at Europe’s booming market are not too concerned that Greece’s turmoil will spread further afield.
|Blessing in Disguise: Greece Crisis Could Cool Property Market |
- Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:59:57 +0000
Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets.
|Millennials Just Like the Rest of Us When it Comes to Home Renovations |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:19:44 +0000
Contrary to popular perception, younger people aren’t more keen on trendy upgrades such as green materials and smart technology when it comes to renovating their homes, a new survey finds.
|Economists Assign Blame For Housing Shortage |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:43:07 +0000
The national supply of homes for sale is getting squeezed by the small amount of equity millions of would-be sellers have in their properties and relatively weak output from home builders, according to economists speaking Friday at a real-estate conference in Miami.
|Low Income and Underwater |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:14:09 +0000
Even in places where negative equity has mostly vanished, areas with lower median incomes are doing worse.
|Economists: Home Builders Neglecting Entry-Level Market |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:56:46 +0000
Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand. They’re focusing more of their resources instead, the economists said, on building pricey homes for buyers with ample credit.
|Principal Reduction: A Mortgage Quandary With No Easy Answers |
- Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:34:59 +0000
Pretty much ever since he took the helm in January 2014, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt has been under pressure from housing advocates and some lawmakers to allow mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce the mortgage principal on at least some home loans.