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Study: Renters Weathering Rising Costs Well

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00

Despite skyrocketing rental prices in recent years, renters appear to be in better financial shape today than they were immediately following the...

Follow-Up Info Homeowners Want From You

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00

Nearly half of homeowners say they don't have a "go-to" real estate agent, according to a survey. So are you trying hard enough to...

Trump Tower's New 'Amenity': Secret Service

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:00

Real estate agency Douglas Elliman is trying to sell New York's Trump Tower as the "most secure building in Manhattan" because of...

Renters Crave Smart Home Technology

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

In fact, 86 percent of millennial renters say they’re willing to pay more for a “smart” apartment. 

Are iPhone Users Less Honest With Clients?

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

A new study — the first of its kind to attempt to link personality traits to smartphone usage — finds some startling correlations.

Lawmakers Cautious on Tampering With Homeownership

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

Homeownership will be in the spotlight next year as lawmakers in the new Congress look at federal taxes and what to do about the two secondary...

How to Make Others Know You're the Real Deal

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

Supercharge your personal brand by trying out these strategies. 

NAR, realtor.com Score Industry Win Against Patent Troll

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

The real estate industry achieved an important victory last Friday on a patent-infringement case — one that stretches back more than a...

The Suburbs Are Having a Moment

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

The younger generation's fascination with living in urban areas may be short-lived, as new research shows more young people are heading to the...

How to Decline a Brain-Picking Request

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

Brokerage owners and industry veterans with a specific expertise have likely heard this question more than a few times: “Can I pick your...

Where Home Sales Save Seniors Financially

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

A home sale could go towards several years of assisted living costs. On average, a sale could pay for nearly five years of assisted living. But in...

iPhone vs. Android: What Your Phone Says About You

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:00

Your smartphone may say something about your personality, new research reveals.

Should Buyers Factor in Climate Change?

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00

Here are three ways you can help home buyers make a smart climate-related decision about their home purchase.

Report: Home Prices Still ‘Have Room to Run’

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00

“Though we’ve come far, as indicated in the national statistics, housing still has significant room for improvement in many markets...

Pop-Ups Gain Traction in Retail Sector

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00

Some of the priciest shopping districts are experimenting with pop-ups, offering retailers discounts to test the waters before they fully buy in....

Builders Look to Target the ‘Affluent Millennial’

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00

Toll Brothers’ chief says the company is trying to appeal to younger buyers who “can afford a little more and can aspire for their...

The 10 'Surprising' Cities for Foodies

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00

If you live in one of these cities, you have some bragging to do about your fine food offerings. 

Trump Announces Carson as HUD Pick

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 00:00

The National Association of REALTORS® has expressed a commitment to work with the new administration to support HUD and its mission.

5 Tips for Hiring Stellar Support Staff

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 00:00

Hiring the right people to support your brokerage is an art form. Here are some recommendations that can help you make the best hiring decisions...

Stop Mispronouncing These Real Estate Words!

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 00:00

Don’t look like an amateur. Make sure you aren’t mispronouncing or misusing these real estate terms. 

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