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Help Your Clients Avoid a Plumbing Nightmare

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 00:00

Make your clients aware of these problem signs so any issues with clogged or rusted pipes don't cause a bigger disaster.

Buyers Not Moving on Lower Mortgage Rates

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 00:00

A drop in interest rates last week wasn't enough to entice potential home buyers or refinancers, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association...

When Home Additions Hurt and Help Resale

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 00:00

Your clients shouldn't automatically assume that adding extra square footage to their home will raise its value. Here are some circumstances...

How to Handle Pets During a Showing

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 00:00

Take these five tips for pet-proofing your listing before opening the doors to buyers.

Have You Spent Too Much on Digital Ads?

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 00:00

Real estate agents and brokers are rethinking how they allocate their marketing dollars, opting to pull back on online advertising and return to...

Debunk Your Buyers’ Top Fears

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 00:00

Here are some ways to reassure home buyers who may be getting cold feet. 

50 Markets Ranked: Where Does Yours Fall?

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 00:00

View a chart to see how your single-family housing market fared this fall stacked up to others. 

Home Flipping Helping to Ease Affordability?

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 00:00

Once blamed for fueling the housing crisis, house flippers are now helping some city leaders solve the affordability crunch. 

You May Soon Be Selling a Shipping Container

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 00:00

Developers are eyeing shipping containers in markets across the country, as a way to offer cheaper housing that's also quick to construct....

The Best Markets for Getting Rich

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 00:00

Did your city make the list? A Bankrate study reveals the top metros for building wealth. 

Trivia: The Oldest Home For Sale in U.S.

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

Buyers can own a piece of history with this Hingham, Mass., home, which is the oldest home on the market. It's even older than the United...

New Closing Rules Remain a Challenge

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

Industry experts examine the state of last year's changes to closing rules from the CFPB and discuss the upcoming changes designed to further...

What 10 Housing Markets Have Been Overlooked?

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

What's life like in the 10 markets realtor.com® identified as the most overlooked? One reason they're bargains is that they're...

Don't Let Clients Make These Winter Mistakes

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

Help your clients prepare their homes for the winter by letting them know about these housing maintenance errors that could cost them thousands....

Airbnb, N.Y. Face Off on Home Rentals

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

The fast-growing startup is so popular that many units never reach the housing market, and New York lawmakers are pushing back. 

Report: Immigrants Key to Reversing Blight

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

“There are thousands of immigrants in the nation's Rust Belt cities that are potential home owners, and we believe that the folks that...

3 Marketing Excuses You Need to Dump

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 00:00

You can't rationalize your way out of the basics. A Forbes.com article calls out “lazy” business marketers with these telltale...

What First-Time Buyers Need From You

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 00:00

The number of first-time home buyers entering the market is skyrocketing, and they’re expected to fuel the housing market into 2017. Is your...

Mortgage Rates Surge to 4-Month High

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 00:00

Reassure your clients that rates are still near historical lows, but they may want to lock in soon if the increases continue.

Where You Can Sell a Home the Fastest

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 00:00

In these five markets, homes are selling at some of the quickest times in the nation. 

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