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Brexit: Something is rotten in Denmark
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:24:07
To say that global financial markets were not pricing in Brexit prior to the vote is an understatement. Financial markets have gone haywire overnight, with many recalling the sell-off following the Lehman Brothers collapse in ... read more»

Why (not) to worry about ‘Brexit’
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:52:26
We all know now that Brexit is not the name of a new breakfast muffin being served at Starbucks. Yesterday, UK voters voted in support of a referendum to decide whether the United Kingdom should leave or remain in the European Union. The anti-EU supporters won by 52 percent to 48 percent ... read more»

1 in 5 voters say housing policies matter come November
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 9:48:05
Researchers at loanDepot dug deeper into the issue of government and housing with their newest report on how candidates' proposed housing platforms will impact voters' decisions. According to the study, 21 percent of voters said candidates' policies on housing and finance will influence their vote in November. But candidates seem to be unaware of this influence -- 36 percent of voters think they are "doing a bad job at articulating housing and finance policies." ... read more»

Advice for first-time sellers
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 9:00:52
In this week's video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates gives advice to first-time sellers -- something almost every agent will have to do at some point ... read more»

ZIP code profile: 33071
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 9:00:42
The 33071 ZIP code comprises parts of the cities of Pompano Beach and Coral Springs, about a 50 minute drive from Miami. Part of Broward County, the area neighbors the northern part of the Everglades nature preserve and is known for its shopping centers ... read more»

Gail Stark: Introduce yourself to everyone and attend everything
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 9:00:41
Gail Stark is a senior sales associate for Climb Real Estate ... read more»

Real estate office of the day: @properties Bucktown office
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 9:00:34
Bucktown has become a trendy neighborhood in the Wicker Park area over the last few years, and some of that can be attributed to the transactions done by the @properties Bucktown office. Located near one of the city's retail hotspots, Damen Avenue, @properties Bucktown has worked hard to spread love around the neighborhood -- something it's people will have a hard time ignoring ... read more»

Luxury listing: Venice Beach house with infinity waterfall
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 9:00:29
This oceanfront home in Venice Beach is more than just a vacation spot. Designed by Antoine Predock, the multi-level house features an open living space and an infinity waterfall cascading down a granite wall that leads up to the master suite, which has its own private deck to enjoy ocean views. The beauty doesn't stop there, however, as a rooftop deck sits atop the home for all tenants to enjoy the surroundings ... read more»

Why ‘Brexit’ happened — and why it’s good news for the economy
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 8:41:46
Two things above all: Brexit is excellent news for Europe and the world, and the overnight market panic is overdone and not a sign of economic trouble to come. Brexit is the most important European event since The Wall came down in ’89. It also marks one of the all-time greatest no-clothes events in history ... read more»

How to find work-life balance in real estate by choosing the right allies
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 8:18:58
The day after celebrating her 30th birthday, Keller Williams top seller Rachel Adams was looking through photos and reaching her last straw. She'd already had a big wake-up call a couple of days earlier after a meeting with health and life coach, Nina Rowan Heller, at Keller Williams headquarters in Austin, Texas -- which revealed that her life was anything but under control, despite the happy woman people saw on social media and her impressive sales figures ... read more»

3 elements your listings can’t survive without
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 8:00:34
Online property listings are the first step in almost every real estate sale these days, so it is crucial that yours be in great shape. Attracting buyers with listings can be a challenge for many real estate agents, but if you keep these three things in mind, it's easy to use them effectively ... read more»

The REAL Trends/WSJ Thousand list for 2016 has been unveiled
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 8:00:25
You can't have a conversation about the best real estate agents in the United States without mentioning The Thousand. What's The Thousand? It's the REAL Trends/Wall Street Journal's list of America's top 1,000 real estate sales agents and sales teams. The Thousand is sliced into four categories, each with 250 designees ... read more»

CityRaven connects exclusive pool of agents with quality leads
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 8:00:19
I think CityRaven chose the preeminent member of the corvid family as its branding theme because like ravens, the company wants to become known as the most intelligent form of life in the industry. They're off to a good start ... read more»

Podcast: From lackluster to luxury in 3 steps
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 7:30:30
What if you had an eye for quality interior design? The world will have no limits for you -- no boundaries. You will be able to get what you’ve set your mind to. You would be in luxury real estate. ... read more»

Top comments of the week June 20-24
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 7:19:17
Inman.com is the place where real estate and technology collide -- along with a bold mix of voices. Here are our top comments from readers this week ... read more»

Community spotlight: Olmos Park
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 7:00:50
Just seven miles north of Downtown San Antonio sits Olmos Park, a middle-class neighborhood favored by San Antonio residents. With a median household income of $111,359 per year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Olmos Park is a prime opportunity for successful young professionals and families alike ... read more»

Why the MLS might be your best defense against Zillow
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 7:00:34
There are two immense and immediate problems in the real estate industry, and one near-future problem can be solved by the MLS systems acting as the market innovators. But the window of opportunity to execute is nearly closed, and once this opportunity is lost it will never be available again ... read more»

Daily market update: June 24, 2016
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 6:27:37
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

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