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Opinion: You can take 'duck hunters' at face value -- but fancy words hide the truth
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Aug 14, 2015 by Steve Wiley
Who in real estate should run for US president?
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Aug 13, 2015 by Inman
I'm sorry, your technology doesn't work for me
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Aug 13, 2015 by Teresa Boardman
What real estate innovation looks like -- and how to prepare for it
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Aug 12, 2015 by Creed Smith
9 apps real estate agents wish existed
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Aug 3, 2015 by Diane Goodman
Opinion: Why I don't trust Zillow
I don’t trust Zillow. It’s that simple. I have frequently communicated my lack of trust to Zillow’s C-suite. As so...
Aug 3, 2015 by Mark McLaughlin
3 things new agents should have to do before going it alone
Now that I've had my license for almost a year, I am going to share what has helped me feel comfortable saying and knowi...
Jul 31, 2015 by Michael Horstman
Your most magical sales tool
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Jul 29, 2015 by Leigh Brown
Opinion: The last Zillow-realtor-portal article you'll ever have to read
Zillow has announced its intent to purchase of dotloop. Its desire to control all -- advertising-related to creating rea...
Jul 29, 2015 by Creed Smith
When the Web is for shoppers, where do you find buyers and sellers?
We do an excellent job for our shoppers. We have pictures, videos, 3-D walk-throughs, mapping, school reports, walkabili...
Jul 28, 2015 by Joseph Rand
Why consumer behavior will eliminate the part-time agent
Can part-time agents continue to compete in a market dominated by consumer demands for instant gratification, informatio...
Jul 28, 2015 by Tyler Smith
Zillow + dotloop: Raising the bar or boiling your data?
Agents already have too many vendors to deal with. If Zillow can streamline services and bring more agents into the pres...
Jul 27, 2015 by Sam DeBord
You can call it a 'discount' -- but what does that mean?
But I find that most people won't negotiate they will just move onto the next agent if they don’t think my services ar...
Jul 24, 2015 by Teresa Boardman
What do athletic games, average home price and stable banking systems have in common?
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Jul 24, 2015 by Don Kottick
Opinion: How using basic software is like riding a horse
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Jul 23, 2015 by David Redic
Opinion: Why offering discounts for services is smart for business
I was browsing social media, and something caught my eye. It wasn't an advertisement on my page, mind you, but another a...
Jul 21, 2015 by Brian Rayl
What is driving the real estate industry in Nigeria?
According to Knight Frank's recent Africa Report 2015, international investors are increasingly looking for opportunitie...
Jul 17, 2015 by Obi Ejimofo

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