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Today, many homeowners prefer hardwoods to carpet. Hardwoods help give the impression that your home is well-built with quality materials. Hardwoods are easy to maintain and improve with wear, unlike carpet that eventually needs to be replaced.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:56 am
It may sound odd to some, especially first-time homebuyers, but manners matter when it comes to the real estate transaction. I'm not talking about 'Please' and 'Thank you.' So, what exactly does this mean?
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:56 am


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Several days ago, I had an “aha!” moment that completely reframed my thinking about happiness. It struck me that the route to happiness could be explained in a simple four-step model. This approach can completely transform your life if you choose to implement it
Author: Bernice Ross
Posted: November 19, 2017, 5:37 pm
This year, we decided to ask industry professionals about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions. Here are a few of our favorites
Author: Amy Puchaty
Posted: November 19, 2017, 5:03 pm
NASA wants real estate pros for 3-D printed habitat contest
Author: Tina Casey
Posted: November 18, 2017, 1:00 pm
Financial markets do react to changes in financial public policy. That’s a valid axiom. So, if markets do not move when new public policy arrives, does that mean that markets no longer care? Or that the particular new policy does not matter
Author: Lou Barnes
Posted: November 18, 2017, 5:00 am
When Stacie Perrault Staub left her job as director of marketing at her old agency, she made the quick (and brilliant) decision to start her own brokerage. Motivated and determined to change the Denver real estate scene, Staub hit the ground running and created a successful brokerage and brand in 9 short months
Author: Inman
Posted: November 18, 2017, 4:00 am
Freddie Mac today announced its re-entry into the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) market as part of the newly launched Duty To Serve program, an initiative geared toward addressing persistent affordable housing problems by preventing foreclosures, responsibly expanding credit, educating future borrowers, counseling current borrowers and supporting affordable rental housing
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:20 pm
If only we could stare into a crystal ball to see exactly what 2018 holds for the housing market. More inventory? Yes! Slower home price growth? Absolutely! Oprah giving everyone a free house? That would be a dream come true
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:15 pm
More and more multiple listing services are listening to the drumbeat of consolidation nationwide. CarolinaMLS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, will acquire the North Carolina Mountains MLS on January 1,
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:13 pm
With millennials becoming the largest segment of homebuyers, it's critical for homesellers and their real estate agents to know their design preferences. Thanks to the 2017 Taylor Morris Consumer Survey, we know what recent and prospective millennial homebuyers are into. 
Author: Dani Vanderboegh
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:56 pm
Most real estate experts would agree that it's a seller's market -- inventory is low and buyer demand is high, meaning that homeowners can garner higher sales prices than ever before. So, why aren't homeowners selling their homes? They don't want to navigate the current housing market as buyers
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:38 pm
If the Yelp review is authentic, Opendoor’s test suggests the company is willing to explore a new business model that doesn't see it buy homes
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: November 17, 2017, 9:57 pm
Still reeling from a scandal involving fake banking accounts, Wells Fargo this week fired its head of consumer lending over mysterious email activity, executives said on Friday
Author: Jotham Sederstrom
Posted: November 17, 2017, 6:29 pm
The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors will shut off a listing feed to next month after negotiations between the trade group and operator Move Inc. fell apart, according to a notice sent out to GLVAR's 14,000-plus members Thursday
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: November 17, 2017, 6:10 pm
I recently sat with Compass CEO Robert Reffkin in his slick new offices on New York City’s 5th Avenue, when suddenly the image of Texan Gary Keller oddly flashed before my eyes. It was an illusion that quickly lifted, but something clicked in my head that I had missed before
Author: Brad Inman
Posted: November 17, 2017, 6:07 pm
As most of you know, there were some changes made at NAR about the whole MLS of choice deal. Because I don’t think that’s a huge thing, although events could prove me wrong, I’ll skip it and move on to this: NAR MLS consolidation resources
Author: Robert Hahn
Posted: November 17, 2017, 5:12 pm
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Author: Inman
Posted: November 17, 2017, 2:24 pm
Zipi is a browser-based reporting and financial management solution that helps streamline financial oversight for real estate brokerages of all sizes
Author: Craig C. Rowe
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:00 am
It’s been over 20 years since Coldwell Banker agent Sabrina Cohen was in the car accident that left her a wheelchair user as the result of a spinal cord injury. Today, with her portable ramp in tow, she doesn’t find it difficult to get her wheelchair into most homes, but that isn’t always the case for other disabled individuals
Author: Gill South
Posted: November 17, 2017, 11:00 am

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