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Andrea Romero on guiding people through transactions
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:45:09
The Realtor at Romero Homes talks about her career embarrassing moment and the tech tool her business couldn't survive without ... read more»

2 real estate groups to be thankful for
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 9:32:12
There's a lot to be thankful for in the world, no doubt -- and while you're counting your blessings today, perhaps you'll include two organizations that are helping real estate agents promote social good and elevate their communities ... read more»

How many turkey dinners does it take to pay rent?
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 9:29:35
Apartment List decided to find out. The company considered the median price of a two-bedroom apartment and the average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner, assuming that a Thanksgiving dinner costs $50.70 for turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pie. Then, using the grocery component of a cost-of-living index, Apartment List adjusted the dinner prices for each city ... read more»

Dig into the #C21EatSlow campaign
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 9:04:29
Taking advantage of the feasting that's about to take place (or already happening) all over the country, Century 21 put together an ad campaign featuring competitive eater Geoffrey Esper ... read more»

Quicken Loans launches Rocket Mortgage
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:27:32
After working for more than three years to make the mortgage process simpler and more accessible for potential homebuyers, Quicken Loans has taken the wraps off a new online mortgage application. The Detroit-based lender’s new Rocket Mortgage -- so named because receiving a loan approval takes about eight minutes, or roughly the length of time it takes a space shuttle to reach orbit -- is designed to meet the needs a specific group of potential buyers, said product lead Regis Hadiaris ... read more»

Looking to invest? Apartments are the way to go
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:19:08
Young people and retirees are both going to be flocking to apartment buildings in the next few years as they respectively leave the family nest or sell up family homes in the suburbs, according to leading real estate economist Ken Rosen this week. As chairman of University of California at Berkeley's Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics and Professor Emeritus at the Haas School of Business, Rosen gave his economic outlook for real estate at this week's 38th Annual Real Estate & Economics Symposium held in San Francisco ... read more»

App and stabilizer tailor-made for DIY listing videos
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:10:43
Some real estate agents love to be jacks-of-all trades. Now, those who like wear the hat of videographer have a new app and smartphone stabilizer they can use to shoot listing videos ... read more»

LA mortgage defects dipped strongly on monthly basis
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:00:51
According to the First American Loan Application Defect Index, October figures were 2.5 percent lower than September and 10.2 percent lower than the October 2014 figures. October marked the third consecutive month of declines, falling more than 6 percent over the past three months. ... read more»

3-D home of the day: Where luxury and sophistication meet
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:00:29
Welcome to Leaside, one of Toronto, Ontario's most reputable neighborhoods. Families can enjoy beautiful walking trails, great shopping and endless entertainment right at their finger tips ... read more»

ZIP code profile: 94110
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:00:28
The Mission District is San Francisco's oldest neighborhood, founded in 1776. The 94110 area is home to some of the city's hottest restaurants and entertainment, and not to mention the best weather, it's certainly not hard to sell to interested buyers ... read more»

Do you know who plows this street?
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:45:32
Ever heard the term, "you don't know what you don't know" before? I think it probably applies to a lot of first-time homebuyers. We know what we know -- what we like and what we don't like, the general area where we want to live, about how much space we'll need within our households to be comfortable. But there's a whole lot we don't know, too. ... read more»

Bernice Brubeck Wong on helping realize dreams
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:45:12
Celebrity real estate, selling homes by lifestyle and more with the All About Properties broker associate ... read more»

Podcast: 11 must-have millionaire agent habits (Part 3)
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:36:16
Real estate agents all want financial freedom and career success -- it's the reason that we got into this profession and tolerate its uncertainties, rather than simply pursuing a 9-to-5 gig like professionals in other careers. When you achieve that success, though, will you be ready for it? More to the point, are you even taking the actions to achieve that success in the first place ... read more»

7 qualities of smart real estate agents
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:00:41
The qualities of smart agents are universal. They are easily modeled and, if applied, will lead to dramatic business growth. Being a smart agent refers to intelligence or the ability to focus on the most important areas of the business ... read more»

The new data-driven home search
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:00:24
The biggest consumer item on any shopping list is the place where we live. Homes are not only huge investments, but they also reflect our preferences, finances and status ... read more»

What’s next for digital marketing? Ask Seth Price
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:35:16
Inman, the leader in independent real estate and technology news and events, is happy to announce Seth Price as a speaker for Inman Connect New York, which takes place January 26 through 29. Seth Price is on a mission to change the way marketers market and sales people sell -- one audience at a time ... read more»

Old money, new money or tech money?
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:31:59
Which do you prefer ... read more»

Houston’s top Realtors according to REAL Trends: 1 – 5
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:00:35
On the Texas entry on the REAL Trends Best Agents in America list, a handful of well-regarded Houston-area Realtors stand out. Here’s a brief introduction to the top five by the “individuals by sides” ranking ... read more»

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