Are You Like Other Home Buyers?
If you're like most homebuyers, you're not taking any chances. You want to own a home, but you've struggled to save for a down-payment. You waited until you were 31 years of age to buy a home, and plan to stay there at least 10 years. You believe that buying a home is a sound investment.
New Homes Sales Training Is Changing How Realtors Show Resales
If Phil Baruch, co-founder of MaxIT Corporation is right, the real estate profession is about to undergo a major change in the way it trains its agents to show resales. Mainly, add a new home showing to the schedule. Why? Mostly because home shoppers are not finding the right property.
The Best Tips For Black Friday Deals
Black Friday didn't get its name because people all dress in dark clothes to shop in an effort to camouflage the six-pound thanksgiving weight gain. (Although, that does make sense.) It's so named because it's traditionally the first day of the year when many retailers first see a profit.
Why you should take time to address your pain points through techHands up: how many of you get distracted by pretty, shiny new tech tools that might suit your business needs, but you never have room in your schedule to roll up your sleeves and spend enough quality time to truly implement them into your business?...Read More
A Realtor posted ads about a dead driver and a prisoner-of-war — and the reaction was swift"Korean Yang Kyoungjong fought with Japan against the USSR," reads one of the posts, which Hanlon later took down. "He then fought with the USSR against Germany. Then with Germany against the U.S.! Want an agent who fights for you, call me!"...Read More
Real estate competition ‘never been more fierce,’ MLS RoundTable saysThe MLS RoundTable (MLSRT), a think tank whose members include multiple listing services representing about 325,000 agents and brokers nationwide, says that competition in residential real estate "has never been more fierce," according to a new letter submitted to federal regulators....Read More
Is it a good time to buy or sell? Economists say no need to fear rate hikeWhile some may be concerned about rising mortgage rates, First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming says there's no need for alarm. According to the latest Potential Home Sales Model report, the housing market could handle a 30-year, fixed-mortgage rate of 5 percent....Read More
MoxiWorks releases automated recruitment tool, Moxi TalentMoxiWorks, a Seattle-based real estate technology startup owned by Windermere, Long & Foster and Howard Hanna, has announced the launch of Moxi Talent....Read More
Realtor John Aaroe steps out of retirement — again — for executive role at Pacific Union InternationalJohn Aaroe, the legendary Los Angeles-based Realtor, is once again returning to the industry from which he previously announced his retirement....Read More
Win a Pass to ICSF18Inman Connect San Francisco 2018 is almost upon us. Soon 4,000 of the sharpest real estate professionals eager to do business faster, stronger and more profitably will convene in that pursuit. SmartZip, a known leader in the industry embodies all three of those ideals. ...Read More
Join Ben Kinney for ‘Zero to a Thousand’ before ICSFThis event is perfect for agents, team owners, brokers and staff who would like learn how to move from having a job to owning a business. Learn how to generate the leads, listings and leverage that an agent would need to build a profitable real estate team or business....Read More
San Fran RE company pays family $12K for Fair Housing Act violationHUD has awarded a San Francisco family $12,000 after two real estate companies refused to move it to a smoke-free building for the sake of an infant who has a disability....Read More
Homebloq aims to dislodge real estate buyers from Zillow, RedfinHomebloq aims to stop real estate consumers from only searching on Redfin and Zillow to the benefit of independent buyer's agents....Read More