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An American flag in front of a home Trulia: How did the election impact the American dream?

Trulia: How did the election impact the American dream?

According to Trulia's latest study, homeownership could remain low due to wavering belief in the "American Dream" of homeownership ......
By Marian McPherson | 7 minutes ago
A man gazing into the city skyline Imprev: How are real estate leaders feeling about the future?

Imprev: How are real estate leaders feeling about the future?

A group of broker-owners and executives who were responsible for more than half of all U.S. real estate transactions last year have weighed in on the U.S. economy and housing market -- and the results aren't uplifting ......
By Marian McPherson | 2 hours ago
hero_peterbloom Protect yourself: Learn how to thwart online criminals

Protect yourself: Learn how to thwart online criminals

Peter Bloom is a bit like a modern-day vigilante -- but instead of swooping in to fight bad guys on the street, his war is waged online against hackers who want to disrupt your personal and business livelihood ......
By Kristy Hessman | 4 hours ago
GaudiLab / Shutterstock.com Can Florida’s largest MLS deliver a ‘portal-like’ consumer experience?

Can Florida’s largest MLS deliver a ‘portal-like’ consumer experience?

Move over, Zillow. Scoot on down, Broker Public Portal. My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS) is revamping its consumer site with a feature no third-party portal yet delivers: a tool that helps buyers scope out homes based on true cost of living -- beyond...
By Andrea V. Brambila | 5 hours ago
ICNYAudience_HeroImage What conferences should I go to next year?

What conferences should I go to next year?

As someone who has worked in the real estate industry for more than a decade and a half, I get this question a lot: What conferences should I go to next year ......
By Valerie Garcia | 5 hours ago
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Podcast: LinkedIn secrets to generate more business in 2017

This week, we are pleased to welcome Sherry McCormack of Re/Max Fine Homes in the Philadelphia area. McCormack’s website is TheLinkedInTrainer.com, and she specializes in training real estate professionals to optimize their profiles on social media...
By Bernice Ross | 6 hours ago
A man laying brick using mortar Does a brokerage really need a brick-and-mortar location?

Does a brokerage really need a brick-and-mortar location?

The storefront office with the flyers in the window has been the cornerstone of brokerage operations, from small towns to downtown locations. Is it still a relevant way to do business? Do brokerages really need a brick-and-mortar location? Yes. And n...
By Chris Rediger | 9 hours ago
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Podcast: 12 killer qualities of a true entrepreneur (part 4)

We conclude our series today with the final two traits of a true entrepreneur. How many of our points have resonated with you? Are you on the right track or still exhibiting qualities of a employee rather than a business owner ......
By Tim & Julie Harris | 9 hours ago
how-a-luxury-brand-is-born-the-w-collection How a luxury brand was born: The W Collection

How a luxury brand was born: The W Collection

Brian Boero of 1000watt and Leigh Canlis with Windermere's luxury division, The W Collection, discussed the brand identity and development on stage at Luxury Connect ......
By Inman | 9 hours ago
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CNBC to launch new reality real estate TV show 'The Deed'

CNBC announced the network is expanding its primetime lineup with the new original series “The Deed,” debuting Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. OK fellow agents, let me know your thoughts, have show producers lost their creative juices...
By Greg Burns | 10 hours ago
Two student-aged girls looking at a computer together 3 tips for working with millennial first-time homebuyers

3 tips for working with millennial first-time homebuyers

Millennials are entering their prime homebuying years. This, coupled with job gains and rising household formations overall, is leading many millennials to enter the housing market for the first time -- albeit with trepidation ......
By Ann Turner | 10 hours ago
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How do you handle clients who want to FSBO?

Your listing -- your official signed listing -- calls in a bit of a panic or emails you to avoid the conversation (and document the request) and says he or she wants to FSBO (for sale by owner). In this article, we are going to walk through some effe...
By Julie Nelson | 11 hours ago
AshDesign / Shutterstock.com Daily market update: December 8, 2016

Daily market update: December 8, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......
By Inman | 12 hours ago
A laughing young woman on her computer Tactile Finance founder launches ‘mortgage industry-grade’ website

Tactile Finance founder launches ‘mortgage industry-grade’ website

When you're a self-described “serial buyer and homeowner,” and you experience a refinancing challenge that makes you wonder, "why is this so hard," what's your next step? If you're Nicole Hamilton, you become a woman on a mission: to make the mor...
By Amy Swinderman | 23 hours ago
A female doctor examining an X-Ray Should real estate agents use ‘transparent bidding’?

Should real estate agents use ‘transparent bidding’?

Like many listings in the Seattle area, Keith Mourer’s property received multiple offers -- 10, to be exact. But this wasn’t a typical bidding war. Prospective homebuyers could see the offers they were competing against in a process known as "tra...
By Teke Wiggin | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
A stack of $100 bills Morgan Stanley valued realtor.com at $2.5 billion: News Corp.

Morgan Stanley valued realtor.com at $2.5 billion: News Corp.

Morgan Stanley estimates realtor.com is worth $2.5 billion, News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson said in a recent interview. That's more than double the $950 million that News Corp. paid for the listing portal's owner, Move Inc., two years ago ......
By Teke Wiggin | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Don Pablo / Shutterstock.com Happy Grasshopper: How many homeowners have a ‘go-to’ agent?

Happy Grasshopper: How many homeowners have a ‘go-to’ agent?

So long as nothing goes drastically wrong, patients are likely to book appointments with one dentist for their two cleanings per year. Homeowners who aren't handy themselves will probably call on the same maintenance help to fix the garbage disposal ...
By Craig C. Rowe | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Podcast: 12 killer qualities of a true entrepreneur (part 3)

Being an entrepreneur isn't for the faint of heart. But, as a real estate agent, that's exactly what you are. The next four qualities of a true entrepreneur, we know, will resonate with you -- whether they are a challenge for you or you're a seasoned...
By Tim & Julie Harris | Wednesday, December 7, 2016