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Top 10 posts from last week

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10. Douglas Elliman broker Boris Sharapan found his calling in real estate after working part-time selling houses while practicing law.


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Ken Durden / Shutterstock.com

9. We collected the real estate ads you can expect to see during the Super Bowl in one convenient spot.


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Tupungato / Shutterstock.com

8. The latest News Corp. earnings call indicates that realtor.com is a jewel in the company’s fiscal crown.

Agents can do more business with millennials by understanding their preferences and behaviors

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7. Zillow is buying Naked Apartments, an NYC-based rental site, for $13 million.


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6. Bernice Ross collected and shared a list of 33 zingers, tidbits and pithy pieces of advice from ICNY.


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Jenna Bascom / Inman.com

5. Jed Carlson’s talk on articulating your value — why your clients need you — was a hit at ICNY.


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Sami Sert / iStock.com

4. Still trying to get a handle on local SEO? This comprehensive guide will seem sent from heaven.


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3. New documents were released in the ongoing Move-Zillow litigation, elaborating on Move’s accusations of trade secret theft.


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Alija / iStock.com

2. Six different real estate economists forecast what 2016 holds for the housing market.


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MIGUEL GARCIA SAAVEDRA / Shutterstock.com

1. Zillow has started recording some phone calls between agents and leads and adding them to agent notes for future reference.