Rawpixel_182480630 Stupid job application questions that maybe ain't so dumb

Stupid job application questions that maybe ain’t so dumb

The proliferation of recruiting technology today can be both a blessing and a curse. While it's great to be able to post your open job to hundreds of boards in minutes, that same technology means the job seeker can apply to hundreds of jobs -- in min...
By Jay Niblick | 8 hours ago
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Real estate software firm rebrands data management wing

Real estate software giant Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies Inc. has rebranded the data management system for boards and associations it acquired in January, Millennium Real Estate Solutions Inc., as List ......
By Paul Hagey | 18 hours ago
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Meet ‘social agents,’ real estate’s new middlemen

Nataliya Gorokhovskaya recently got her real estate license to help her husband invest in properties. She’s not interested in helping others buy and sell homes full time. But she’ll collect big bucks if she hooks up friends and acquaintances with...
By Teke Wiggin | 19 hours ago
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Atlanta loan officer flips switch from refinances to purchases

About 10 years ago, loan officer Lindsay Moss-Frangie joined a large Atlanta mortgage broker that built its business on performing no-closing-cost loans — but soon, the company reached a dead end ......
By Amy Swinderman | 21 hours ago
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What works (and what doesn’t) with buyer lead-qualifying techniques

Traditional buyer lead-qualifying techniques help you determine whether the lead is qualified to purchase a home, but they do nothing to help you determine whether you should devote your time working with that lead ......
By Kathleen Allardyce | 21 hours ago
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New credit scores could bolster housing market

The National Association of Realtors says that the adoption of new credit-scoring models could improve the ability of borrowers who lost their homes during the foreclosure crisis to buy again ......
By Teke Wiggin | 22 hours ago
Coats on a rack Partnering with volunteer organization has heartwarming payoff for real estate brokerage

Partnering with volunteer organization has heartwarming payoff for real estate brokerage

Agents in New York City volunteered their efforts to combat the bitter cold this winter by gathering gently-worn coats for those less fortunate. The results? Incredible! Halstead Property’s team of agents stood out amongst other corporate donors by...
By Rachael Hite | 22 hours ago
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3 things to look for in a real estate crowdfunding platform

Whether it's tracking steps for a workout or booking a flight online, we're all aware that technology has connected us more than ever. However, the "Information Age" has changed a lot more than our fitness routines and travel plans -- it has also tra...
By Scott Picken | 22 hours ago
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Rules clarify how lenders should provide housing counseling information to consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released its final interpretation of a regulation that outlines mortgage lenders' duty to provide mortgage applicants with housing counselor information ......
By Amy Swinderman | 23 hours ago
Evgeny Atamanenko_151632683 How to stack your activities for maximum results

How to stack your activities for maximum results

It's a troubling fact that many real estate professionals never fulfill their true potential. Why? Because they fail to focus their efforts or leverage their business in order to achieve the success that they’re capable. ......
By Brian Buffini | 23 hours ago
Hero-Prevali Pocket listing marketplace out to supplement MLS, but will it?

Pocket listing marketplace out to supplement MLS, but will it?

Two real estate agents are set to launch a central repository for unlisted for-sale properties, marking the latest attempt to capitalize on tendencies to market homes off the multiple listing service (MLS). Denver-based Prevali will capture listings...
By Teke Wiggin | Monday, April 20, 2015
Jess Kraft_136953332 How the nature of real estate in Mexico is changing

How the nature of real estate in Mexico is changing

It is estimated that Mexico will reach 65 million Internet users this year. This is having a significant effect on the local real estate market. According to Lamudi's own research, 82 percent of consumers now use the Internet in their real estate sea...
By Vera Makarov | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Martin Winzer: ‘If you’re upfront with everything, everyone can make a conscious decision’

The director of business development at Nest4Less talks about why scalability has improved his business and the reason why he doesn't meditate ......
By Inman | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Get your database to talk to you — on autopilot

So you've just set up your fancy new email marketing system. Maybe Constant Contact or MailChimp and you are excited about all the beautifully formatted, HTML, newsletter style email layouts you can send to your new buyer and seller leads ......
By Dale Archdekin | Monday, April 20, 2015