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A rear view of an audience at a pop concert How one agent found her calling as a parody pop star

How one agent found her calling as a parody pop star

You know those songs that just get into your head and never leave? Like Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off." One smart and talented real estate agent has found a way to make those ear worm gems her own -- and it's helped her business. With less comedic edg...
By Dani Vanderboegh | 8 hours ago
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Daily market update: July 29, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......
By Inman | 8 hours ago
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Texas condo and townhome sales seeing different trends

The condo market is heating up throughout all four major metro areas in Texas, according to Texas Realtors, and the high demand for the lifestyle associated with condo living is keeping the market competitive. As more millennials and young profession...
By Kimberly Manning | 9 hours ago
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Luxury listing: colonial escape in Great Falls

This beautiful colonial home in Great Falls, Virginia, features custom plaster moulding, wainscoting, hardwood floors and an expansive master suite, as well as a library with Honduran mahogany wood. Sitting on five acres, the property also comes with...
By Inman | 10 hours ago
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Moderne Ventures accepting midyear Accelerator applications

Moderne Ventures, an early stage venture fund, is currently enrolling new businesses in its midyear Accelerator class to help new businesses grow. Based in Chicago, Moderne Ventures primarily (although not exclusively) focuses on real estate, mort...
By Britt Chester | 14 hours ago
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Temporary restraining order granted against franchise in branding battle

Realty Executives International has been granted a temporary restraining order against ERA Brokers Consolidated, FJM Corporation (formerly known as Realty Executives of Nevada), and Charles J. Moore and Frances E. Moore, the owners of FJM Corporation...
By Marian McPherson | 14 hours ago
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The rapid rise of million dollar homes in Brooklyn

With all the celebrities, Wall Street mavens and foreign investors, you’re likely aware of the high-end market in Manhattan. But with Brooklyn getting pricier at a rapid pace, the booming borough could give Manhattan a run for its money someday ......
By Jennifer Riner | 16 hours ago
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ReferralExchange and Giveback Homes team up

Many agents intersect charitable acts and business, but it’s easy to forget that housing is a necessity and, unfortunately, a scarcity for some. However, a new collaboration between Giveback Homes, a charitable network of real estate professionals ...
By Jennifer Riner | 16 hours ago
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Which Latin American country searches for Florida real estate the most?

The cultural hotbed of South Florida is home to international transplants from all over the world and continues to draw interest from abroad. With an influx of international searches every day on Trulia, the real estate search engine reported South F...
By Sam Brannan | 17 hours ago
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The guy who co-built Uber is coming for real estate

Uber has never really had any direct lines to real estate -- until today, when Garrett Camp, co-founder of the revolutionary online transportation network, unveiled a new digital platform that constitutes an official foray into residential buying and...
By Caroline Feeney | 17 hours ago
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Luxury listing: stately Spicewood manor

This Spicewood, Texas, home creates opulence inside of comfort, with beautiful stained hardwood throughout the interior and outdoor living spaces, which include a waterfall pool with swim-up bar and two outdoor kitchens. Sitting right off the Colorad...
By Inman | 17 hours ago
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Home values in 90732 to continue growth through next year

The 90732 ZIP code comprises part of the Los Angeles community of San Pedro. The coastal area sits in Los Angeles County, in the middle of Long Beach and Torrance, and neighbors destinations such as the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and Trump National Gol...
By Inman | 18 hours ago
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Downtown Bethesda could look very different by 2035

A new 168-page master plan for the downtown area of Bethesda, Maryland, was unanimously approved in July by the Montgomery County Planning Board. The plan, if it passes through the final public hearing review expected to take place in October, would ...
By Kimberly Manning | 18 hours ago
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Let’s get rid of the MLS

The MLS must go. What the industry needs now is a viable alternative to the industry’s historic set of data services. What the industry needs now is essentially a cure for MLS. So let’s cut to the cord. I am proposing something new, fresh and uni...
By Kenneth Jenny | 19 hours ago
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Roosevelt University, Duke Realty partner for scholarship program

This September, a few lucky Roosevelt University students will get the opportunity to make headway in the real estate industry thanks to a partnership between the school and Duke Realty Corp., a commercial real estate company. The program is aimed at...
By Kimberly Manning | 20 hours ago
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Florida, SoCal risky areas for mortgage fraud

Mortgage application fraud risk in the second quarter of 2016 is considered to be fairly stable, according to a new report released by CoreLogic. Measuring the top metros with the highest mortgage fraud risk, the data company released its quarterly i...
By Kimberly Manning | 20 hours ago
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Inman Educational Webinar: How to be a real estate celebrity

In this webinar, you learn how to use PR to establish yourself as a sought-after expert and grow your business ......
By Inman | 20 hours ago
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Median US home price hits historical peak

Despite varying growth patterns across the nation, the U.S. median home price reached its 52nd consecutive month of growth in June, according to Attom Data Solutions' June and Q2 home sales report ......
By Jennifer Riner | 21 hours ago