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Real Estate News
Finances first: Getting started with first-time homebuyers
Wed, 06 Jul 2022 8:05:12
Even with excellent credit and a good handle on their debt, when it comes to buying a home, especially the first one, homebuyers need a lot of additional help. read more»

Cutting corners to build a team? Think again
Wed, 06 Jul 2022 8:03:54
Everybody likes to save time and money, according to team leader Adam Hergenrother, but it may cost you more in the long run. Prioritize the right strategies instead of the fast and cheap ones when you're building and scaling your real estate business. read more»

7 strategies that separate the winners and losers in a shifting market
Wed, 06 Jul 2022 8:00:00
Growing right now means getting your mindset right and getting up to speed on the best tools for lead gen, writes coach and author Bernice Ross. Instead of sitting back and complaining about the challenges of today's real estate market, here's how to make it work for you. read more»

CoreVest gearing up to make more bridge loans to flippers
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 21:25:54
Parent company Redwood Trust closes deal to acquire Portland, Oregon-based bridge loan provider Riverbend Funding LLC. read more»

Manhattan market shows signs of cooling despite sky-high sales in Q2
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 20:10:25
The residential market continued going strong but showed signs of reaching a tipping point, according to data released by New York City brokerages. read more»

Top Douglas Elliman agent moves to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 19:20:32
Cynthia Keskinkaya brought in over $50 million in sales in the past 12 months and brokered almost a half-billion dollars in sales volume over the course of her real estate career. read more»

The challenges of owning multifamily properties in multiple states
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 18:49:27
When owning multifamily properties in multiple markets, there is a gap that must be bridged between owners and those serving their interests. While technology makes this easier, it is no substitute for personal attention and effective communication. read more»

Airbnb makes changes to summer release after hosts complain
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 18:10:08
Some short-term rental investors saw the power shift from hosts to guests while others feared Airbnb’s major update took away their competitive advantage. read more»

Natural disasters pose growing risk to vacation-homebuyers
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 17:56:52
The vast majority of recently purchased vacation homes are exposed to risk from storms and heat. Floods are an increasing concern. read more»

‘It’s a basic human right:’ TikToker takes aim at rental price gouging
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 17:01:25
Brooklyn renter Grace Pinegar's $700 rent hike went viral over the weekend, with more than 745,000 viewers agreeing that the increase highlights what's wrong with the U.S. rental market. read more»

7 proven strategies to create referrals when your pipeline is frozen
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 16:55:28
If your business feels frozen, it may be time to look for lead referral sources "upstream." Marketing and fulfillment expert Oliver Graf offers seven proven strategies to uncover referrals to boost your business right now when you need it most read more»

Palm Beach, Malibu clinch biggest luxury beach sales of 2022 (so far)
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 16:26:06
Palm Beach, Malibu and the Hamptons drew luxury homebuyers seeking more tranquil post-pandemic lifestyles, according to an Inman analysis of the top 10 beach transactions since October 2021. read more»

The heat is on! 8 mistakes agents make when competing
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 9:00:42
When the competition heats up, it's easy to get caught in the frenzy and make costly mistakes. Broker Cara Ameer offers advice to stay on track and keep your reputation intact. read more»

‘Radical’ and ‘doomed’: The case against the ‘bombshell’ Moehrl suit
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 9:00:33
The real estate establishment's latest salvo against the so-called "bombshell" buyers' agent case is a sprawling, 3,000-page argument against granting class-action status in the Moehrl federal lawsuit. read more»

7 safety tips for brand new agents
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 8:48:09
While you've probably thought about a lot of aspects of practicing real estate, the one you should start with is your personal safety. Jay Thompson outlines strategies to help you stay safer as you go about your daily activities. read more»

Circa 1940: What real estate agents need to know about housing styles in the 1940s
Tue, 05 Jul 2022 8:19:19
The 1940s saw a blend of influences and trends, driven in large part by the needs of a post-World War II nation. Broker Gerard Splendore offers insight into the historical and architectural roots of the decade's home styles as part of his Circa series. read more»

How to be a fair housing ‘decoder’
Mon, 04 Jul 2022 8:17:56
Real estate agents have an ethical and fiduciary responsibility to promote fairness in the way their clients and others are treated. According to Dr. Lee Davenport, asking questions and supporting clients are key elements in becoming an active advocate for fair housing in your market. read more»

How these agents cultivated a new client base by speaking to millennials
Mon, 04 Jul 2022 7:01:54
Like their peers, their perceptions have been shaped by their experiences, and many are entering the market for the first time later than their parents or grandparents. read more»

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