Lisa_Archer Lisa Archer: 'You live and learn with every mistake and win'

Lisa Archer: ‘You live and learn with every mistake and win’

"There have been lessons we have learned as a business, and with each, getting back up is the only way to move forward," says Archer ......
By Inman | 2 hours ago
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6 reasons why your home is not selling — besides price

It is true that at the right price, every home will sell, regardless of what it looks like and where it is. However, there are some things that should have more emphasis placed on them prior to listing the home for sale. The six items listed below al...
By Cheryl Spangler | 3 hours ago
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End-to-end real estate hybrid brokerage Xome is off to a hot start

With over 130,000 registered users and 1.4 million visits, novel end-to-end real estate brokerage and marketplace Xome is off to a hot start since its June debut, according to parent company Nationstar Mortgage Holdings' second-quarter earnings state...
By Paul Hagey | 12 hours ago
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Open Door Partners and Realtor Safe Harbor databases promise agent safety

Last September, real estate agent Beverly Carter disappeared after showing a deserted property on the banks of the Arkansas River to an unknown client. Several days later, authorities unearthed her body from a shallow grave 30 miles away. Two people ...
By Paul Hagey | 13 hours ago
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HomeSpotter releases app that combines messaging and home search in one place

When Mobile Realty Apps rebranded as HomeSpotter at the start of the year, the plan was to use the $1.8 million in funding to bring on new developers and give its already existing platform a bit more juice ......
By Kimberly Manning | 16 hours ago
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The introvert’s survival guide to Inman Connect 2015 (Part 2)

Inman Connect San Francisco is going to be a blast! You're going, right? While you're there, pay attention to whether the people and energy of the conference environment invigorate and recharge you, or whether you recharge your batteries by relaxing ...
By Tim Harris | 16 hours ago
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New York residential brokers lose confidence in market

Uncertainty over interest rates and a lack of inventory has made New York residential brokers less confident in the market. According to the Real Estate Board of New York’s latest Broker Confidence Index, residential broker confidence decreased to ...
By Erik Pisor | 16 hours ago
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3-D home of the day

Country comfort never looked so stylish. Nestled on 1.5 acres of rolling hillside overlooking Silicon Valley, 12932 Brendel Drive in Los Altos Hills, California, offers charm and character alongside the modern amenities of a top-to-bottom remodel ......
By Robert Eisenbach | 16 hours ago
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Mortgage rates slip below 4 percent

The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate (FRM) has ducked just under 4 percent and is lower than the same time last year, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey ......
By Erik Pisor | 16 hours ago
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NYC real estate agents are pulling off ‘showings on demand’

Like it or not, consumers want showings on demand. And real estate agents in New York City are rising to the challenge, according to a new study released by Naked Apartments ......
By Teke Wiggin | 16 hours ago
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Even in robust housing market, some buyers can’t find homes

You’ve finally saved up that down payment. You’re ready to take advantage of low mortgage interest rates. But you can’t find a home in your price range. Unfortunately, you’re not alone ......
By Amy Swinderman | 17 hours ago
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Learn the new rules of marketing on the world’s largest social network

It’s no secret: If you want your business to reach people online, then marketing on Facebook isn’t an option — it’s a requirement. With 1 out of every 2 people on the Internet logging into Facebook each month, chances are the people you want ...
By Inman | 17 hours ago
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Why logos aren’t optional — they’re essential

This week, on Episode 12 of the Modern American Realtor podcast, the brothers brought along Alli Banks, a company designer with loads of experience in the world of logos and aesthetic techniques ......
By Corey Wright | 17 hours ago
Donald Bowers Photography / Shutterstock.com Millions are returning to the market -- here's what you should know

Millions are returning to the homebuying market — here’s what you should know

There are many who defaulted on their mortgages because of a job loss or personal disaster, who otherwise would have paid responsibly. These defaulted mortgages resulted in short sales or foreclosures. These defaults were the product of decisions mad...
By Nabil Captan | 18 hours ago