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New CE Requirement for CRS Designees

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00

The Council of Residential Specialists is adding an “education maintenance requirement” that all of its members will be required to...

Firms Help Buyers Purchase But Want Ownership Stake

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00

A growing number of startups are helping buyers with a down payment in exchange for a percentage of their home’s future equity.

Is ‘Fine’ Just Another Four-Letter Word?

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00

Customer service expert and business coach Shep Hyken says that if customers are describing your brokerage or agents’ services as “...

3 Risky Behaviors in Email Communication

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00

If you're not careful about how you respond to clients in email messages, you could risk losing contracts, damaging your reputation, and even...

Driverless Cars May Open Options for Buyers

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00

As people’s commutes become easier with the growth of autonomous vehicles, neighborhoods further from the city center may become more...

Your Answer to Zillow’s ‘Instant Offers’

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:00

All the reasons consumers should use you, not a website, to sell their home.

Buying Still Beats Renting—If You Can Find a Home

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:00

Despite rising home prices, it makes more financial sense to own, but buyers are finding it tough to find a property amid the inventory crunch.

Mortgage Rates Hit Lowest Averages of the Year

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:00

Let your clients know that mortgage costs just got a lot cheaper. 

Bacteria in Pools Is Making People Sick

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:00

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, pool season is officially beginning. But you should warn homeowners that more reports are surfacing of a...

Why Housing Is on Track for a Good Year

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:00

Despite overall weakening in economic growth, economists at Freddie Mac point to several indicators that the real estate market could have one of...

The Fastest-Growing Cities Not on Your Radar

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:00

Not everyone is heading to a major metropolis. You may not have even heard of many of the metros topping the Census Bureau’s latest list...

Couples Spats Common in Homebuying

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

You may often find yourself in the middle of quarrels when couples are purchasing a home together. Find out the main points of contention....

Couple Spats Common in Homebuying

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

You may often find yourself in the middle of quarrels when couples are purchasing a home together. Find out the main points of contention....

Zillow Offers $1 Million to Improve Zestimate

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

One week after facing a class-action lawsuit over its home-price tool, Zillow is looking to improve it with a wide-scale contest. 

The Top Cities for Out-of-Town Home Buyers

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

Nearly one in five buyers focused their online searches on properties outside of their current metro area. Find out where they want to relocate....

Solar Boosts Values But Selling Can Be Tricky

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

Homes with solar panels tend to sell for higher prices than comparable homes with conventional energy, studies show.

Landlords Turn Focus to Build-to-Rent Homes

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

Investment companies are betting big that the rental boom will continue, which is why they’re still snatching up properties even...

Fannie Targets ‘Abusive Seller Financing’ Sales

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

Fannie Mae announced a crackdown this week on selling foreclosed homes to firms that engage in abusive forms of seller financing, which includes...

Millennials to Blame for Housing Shortage?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 00:00

First, an Australian millionaire tells generation Y they might be better able to afford a house if they just spent less money on luxury items such...

Time on Market Hits New Low in April

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 00:00

Homes are selling faster, but inventory woes persist, according to NAR’s latest housing report. 

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