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||Inman News - Real Estate and Technology News for Agents, Brokers and Investors
|Top 10 posts from last week |
- Sat, 27 May 2017 10:00:24 +0000
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ...
|Inman Connect San Francisco 2017: Growth, Discovery, Brainstorm |
- Fri, 26 May 2017 23:49:34 +0000
I was walking through San Francisco this weekend and realized how important it is that we bring the real estate community to the very epicenter of so many changes. Lots of silly stuff goes on in this great City, but most importantly it throbs with invention, action and passion ...
|Where will you find your next business tech strategy? Tech Connect |
- Fri, 26 May 2017 21:11:13 +0000
What the smart agents are discovering is this: The tech tools you use can make a big difference in your productivity. ...
|The markets have been quiet, but here’s the long view |
- Fri, 26 May 2017 20:54:14 +0000
Markets have been quiet this week in front of a long holiday weekend and next week’s big load of economic data, which will make or break the Fed’s decision to increase the cost of money at its meeting on June 14. Expect “make.” ...
|Everything you need to know about Zillow Instant Offers |
- Fri, 26 May 2017 20:00:05 +0000
What happened in the real estate industry this week was preceded by a long drum roll, delivered to the beat of massive funding rounds for direct homebuyers, disrupted music and transportation industries, the infiltration of convenience into every aspect of our lives, and the undeniable focus on that precious lead: the homeseller ...
|Voodoo Agent: Being ‘in play’ with your leads |
- Fri, 26 May 2017 18:45:04 +0000
Gary Gold's says that "being in play" -- having ongoing conversations -- with clients is how you become their designated agent ...
|Broker Connect will hone your brokerage’s edge over the competition |
- Fri, 26 May 2017 17:04:46 +0000
Sometimes being a broker feels like a series of tensions to juggle. While you're trying to keep agents happy and entice new blood to your brokerage, you also have to consider whether your business model is even still working ...
||National Association of Realtors - Real Estate Education, Information, Marketing Resources
|Best Cell Phone Plans for Seniors |
- Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:37:52 GMT
Cell phones are important, especially for seniors who can live, driving and spend a lot of time alone. The benefits of owning a cell phone safety are obvious; call for help can be a necessity. Many wireless companies have changed their marketing efforts to push wireless packages for seniors that offer many of the same standard features as other wireless plans and similar and monthly
|Best Cell Phone Plans |
- Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:32:12 GMT
As a wide variety of mobile phone plans and deals are coping up these days, sometimes the mobile phone buyers feel helpless and confused rather than finding the comfort of shopping. This happens just because right after entering into a shop for buying a handset you get loaded with a bunch of offers and deals knowing about all of those in detail and then deciding to go for one on the
|Best Prepaid Cell Phone Plans |
- Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:57:22 GMT
Nowadays having a Smartphone is simply another one of life basic needs. Understanding all too well about reliance on those devices, mobile phone service providers are capable to charge high costs for monthly data plans and all of the other extras. For people who just need a simple wireless plan or don't like the idea of joining a 2 or 3 years agreement, a prepaid cell phone is a good
|Best Cell Phone Companies |
- Sun, 25 Oct 2015 21:37:32 GMT
Getting the best cell phone plan on a fresh cell phone deal is far from simple], and you are forgiven for purchasing the impression that cell phone companies are intentionally making it complicated. As soon as you have chosen what phone you desire, you still need to choose which service provider to sign up with, at which purpose you might ask whether it makes sense to purchase a
||RISMedia Real Estate News, Industry Trends, Marketing - Residential & Commercial
|Glenn “Chip” Gardner: Moving a Louisiana Legend Forward |
- Sat, 27 May 2017 04:03:24 +0000
As Vice President of Operations and Special Initiatives for Metairie, La.-based GARDNER REALTORS®, Glenn “Chip” Gardner has proven that the family DNA runs strong. “We’re the most successful local (non-franchised) real estate company in our region that’s consistently recognized as a Top Workplace with both the third and fourth generations of our Gardner family—Dad, Mom, […]
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|Cyndi Lauper Says Sayonara to Stamford |
- Sat, 27 May 2017 04:01:53 +0000
Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Have $300k? Here’s How Much Home You Can Get How Small and Midsize Businesses Can Take Advantage of Big Data 10 Ways to Save on Utility Bills This Summer Pop singer and “Kinky Boots” composer Cyndi Lauper […]
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|Priority One: Taking Care of People |
- Sat, 27 May 2017 04:00:04 +0000
In the following interview, Jeff Rensch of The Rensch Group with NP Dodge in Omaha, Neb., discusses the advantages of the team’s brokerage and the value of working as a group. Years in Real Estate: 31 Region Served: Omaha, Neb. Average Market Time: Depends on the price point and area, but in general, houses selling […]
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|Existing-Home Sales Sink 2.3 Percent |
- Wed, 24 May 2017 20:08:03 +0000
Existing-home sales sunk in April, dragged down by virtually absent supply, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.57 million, a 2.3 percent decrease from March, but a 1.6 percent increase from one year prior. Inventory increased, however, by 7.2 percent to 1.93 million—though still 9 percent below one year prior. “Last […]
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|Trump Administration Proposes 2018 HUD Budget |
- Wed, 24 May 2017 20:04:52 +0000
The Trump Administration on Tuesday announced its 2018 proposed budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), scaling back funding to the agency approximately 13 percent to $40.68 billion. The proposed budget preserves rental assistance for 4.5 million low-income households, but recommends reforms to the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Housing for the […]
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|Refinance Your Auto Loan With the Credit Union Now, Pay Later |
- Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:11 +0000
NAR PULSE—If you have a car loan with another lender, chances are you’re paying too much. Bring your auto loan to REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, and enjoy low loan rates, flexible terms, and make no payments for 90 days. Hurry, offer ends June 30! Learn more. REALTOR® University: […]
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|Free Report: The Power of Real Estate IRA Investments |
- Tue, 23 May 2017 20:08:50 +0000
Entrust clients have a long track record—35 years—of investing in real estate using their tax-advantaged retirement savings accounts. Part of our mission is to educate investors, and our new real estate report is a prime example of that effort. The report’s detailed analysis of both purchases and sales data is a valuable tool for investors, […]
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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.