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How to be a rock for clients when things get shaky
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 1:47:48
In light of the recent earthquakes in Southern California, there is no better time to remind ourselves of the ways in which we can educate, provide referrals and solidify client relationships on a grand scale. Here are four ideas on how to help clients prepare for "the big one." read more»

Why younger generations need to understand credit scores now
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 0:53:23
Young consumers are blithely unaware of the importance of credit scores to their financial lives, according to recent surveys. This is troubling as Americans' debt levels reach record highs. The good news is that people tend to change their behaviors once they learn how their financial habits impact their scores. read more»

Agent/broker perspective: How brokerages can address affordable housing
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 0:14:59
With each year, a successful Miami agent is seeing more of her low- and middle-income clients struggling to find reasonably priced homes they can afford — and it’s only getting worse. What can she and her broker do to better serve these clients while at the same time helping their sellers earn top dollar for their listings? read more»

Top brokerages find new ways to carve out profit
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 0:01:42
According to recent data from REAL Trends, the average retained company dollar dwindled to a mere 14.8% in 2017. This is down from 22% 5 years prior. Brokerages are faced with pressures on commission splits, non-producing agents, and occupancy/payroll eating into profit margins. read more»

Looking for listings? Here’s how to find, sign and turn unlisted properties
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:00:17
When listings are scarce, one-party listings can be a powerful tool to locate properties that are not currently listed but whose owners might be willing to sell if they receive the right offer. Here’s a solid strategy to turn unlisted properties into done deals. read more»

On the fence about ICLV? Here’s what you’ll miss …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:31:10
Attending Inman Connect is one of the best ways to elevate your business. If you’re on the fence about the very first Inman conference in Las Vegas, consider what you’ll miss. read more»

Developer fans cash at homeless encampment in ploy to clear site
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:03:26
Gene Gorelik dropped dollar bills on a homeless camp in an attempt to get residents to leave. None took the offer, and the developer was escorted off the site. read more»

How to begin financing investment properties
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:00:32
Turning homebuyers into investors can mean more financial security for them and more business for agents. But especially less-experienced investors may need help getting started read more»

BlackRock raises its stake in plummeting Realogy
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:35:53
Investment management firm BlackRock now owns a stake in the real estate holding company valued at approximately 16 percent. read more»

Announcing the Inman Golden I Club
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:03:31
This fall, Inman will honor the inaugural class of inductees into the Inman Golden I Club. The class will be announced live at Luxury Connect, Oct. 16-17 in Beverly Hills. Find out more about the Golden I Club here. read more»

How to find a profitable urban real estate investment
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:00:25
In the quest to establish a robust real estate investment portfolio, big cities are ripe with opportunity — and with risk. Consider these five factors to help you assess the viability of any urban investment property. read more»

Better Homes and Gardens perks extended to BHGRE clients
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 9:30:40
For a $10 yearly fee, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate agents can provide clients with access to Better Homes and Gardens magazine's Insider program. read more»

Realtor recreates iconic 1990s movies in series of new ads
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 7:15:29
Kentucky Realtor Michaelle Warner thought the whimsical advertisements would be a fun way to draw attention to her services. read more»

Concierge Auctions teams up with Italian Sotheby’s International
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 7:00:40
The alliance will make Concierge Auctions the "preferred auction provider" of Italian Sotheby’s, according to a statement. read more»

Duggar reality TV family sparks anger over guns in listing photo
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 6:16:37
Some have objected to a listing photo that includes several rifles, but the family's agent says the weapons are part of the staging. read more»

Episode 2 – Defining Success Through Failure
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 6:01:12
Emerging from a low point in his life, both personally and professionally, Gary Keller reevaluated, reprioritized and let go of fear, allowing himself to take a leap of faith and create Keller Williams as we know it today. read more»

How to create the ultimate comparative market analysis for your sellers 
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 2:55:42
Pricing a home is no delicate matter. The data can be overwhelming. But the right tech tools can enable you and your clients to wrangle all that information and come to a rational agreement on how the property should be priced — if you have a compelling CMA. Here are four ideas on how to arrive at that magical sales number. read more»

Grow or die! 3 tips for moving your business forward
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 2:30:13
You have to choose to focus, you have to choose to take action, you have to choose to grow, or you will die. Whatever you want in life is achievable. Here are three ways you can decide to grow. read more»

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