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.
Hacker Connect tackles real estate tech challenges head-onThe only place you'll find programming to address the problems and solutions unique to the real estate technology world is at Hacker Connect ......Read More
End of net neutrality could spell doom for real estate small businessesAnd for RedFin, Zillow and realtor.com, a rollback could have a deleterious effect, making it more expensive for consumers to access these sites ......Read More
GOP tax reform would drive up costs of selling a homeZillow analysis finds homeowners in America’s priciest neighborhoods to be hit with millions in new capital gains taxes under both House and Senate tax bill ......Read More
10 reasons we’ll miss Drew Scott in the ‘Dancing With The Stars’ finaleThe 25th season of Dancing With The Stars will come to a close tonight with a final dancing brawl among Jordan Fisher and partner Lindsay Arnold, Frankie Muniz and partner Witney Carson and Lindsey Stirling and partner Mark Ballas. The Property Brothers's Drew Scott was cut in the eleventh hour after landing toward the bottom of the leader board week after week -- thus proving that America loves its HGTV stars ......Read More
10 home design trends to watch out for in 2018Cool neutrals, white kitchen accessories and marble is out, and earth-toned shades, stonework and concrete accents are in, says Houzz for its 2018 home design predictions ......Read More
October existing-home sales up 2%, highest since JuneThe National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) existing-home sales increased 2.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 5.48 million in October -- up from a downwardly revised 5.37 million in September ......Read More
Real estate daily market update: November 21, 2017All the latest real estate market news ......Read More
Special Report: Real estate team risks and rewardsThe real estate industry is a large tent offering the opportunity for many different business models to thrive. Tight-knit independent offices, 100-percent commission firms, big-brand franchisors, virtual brokerages, tech-driven startups and luxury boutiques all have their place. They benefit from their unique strengths and also must face their biggest threats. Over the last several years real estate teams have emerged as another force in the industry that can no longer be brushed off as a fad.
Your new secret weapon: Facebook’s Click-to-Messenger adsJust recently, Facebook doubled down on this new feature and created Click-to-Messenger as a standalone campaign objective (I know that probably sounds like gibberish but stay with me here) ......Read More
5 ways for real estate agents to give back this ThanksgivingBeing at home is to be relaxed and comfortable, in harmony with one’s surroundings. As the familiar adage goes, “home is where the heart is.” Our emotional attachment is so evident that we become homesick when we are away for prolonged periods ......Read More