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Top Strategies for Building Your Power Team

When you’re looking for someone to do business with, you’re looking for people who will be an integral part of your world. Because of this, you need to make sure you develop a savvy team-approach to your business. ...


The Changing Global Economy

While global real estate trends continue to change with the ebb and flow of foreign economies, opportunities for U.S. real estate professionals are there for the taking—provided they remain informed and well-versed in the nuances of the global market, including which countries are currently having the biggest impact on the ...


Real Estate Consumers Shed Light on Listing Conundrum

Real estate consumers remain optimistic about housing and its long-term prospects yet are hesitant to list their homes in a market largely favoring sellers. This news comes from a recent Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' Homeowner Sentiment Survey. ...


Latest Release of DocuSign for Real Estate Plus Helps Brokers Accelerate Agent Performance

DocuSign, Inc. recently announced the latest version of its industry-leading Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform and eSignature solution for real estate brokerages. Enhancements to DocuSign for Real Estate Plus, Broker Edition further position brokerages to improve agent performance, ensure compliance and data protection, and deliver a world-class client experience. ...


Are REOs in Vogue Again?

Once a stain on housing, REOs and short sales are a reminder of the legacy of the housing downturn. Investors, seeking discount prices, transformed what was once undesirable into fashion-forward, instant cash flow in key markets. While in other markets, distressed inventory still ...


The New Scope of NAHREP

Gary Acosta has an ambitious goal for his organization—one he has no doubt will be achieved. ...


Natural Disaster Housing Risk Report Offers Interesting Real Estate Insight

Some 35.8 million U.S. single family homes and condos with a combined estimated market value of $6.6 trillion are in counties with high or very high natural hazard risk, according to RealtyTrac®’s recently released 2015 U.S. Natural Disaster Housing Risk Report. Those 35.8 ...


WFG to Accelerate Growth; Names Steve Ozonian President, COO

Signaling its intention to dramatically accelerate its growth as a real tech innovator and deliver the best in digital real estate services, Williston Financial Group (“WFG”) named industry icon Steve Ozonian as its president and chief operating officer.  Patrick Stone will remain the company’s chairman and CEO.  The Williston Financial ...


Anthony Perry Joins Move, Inc. as VP of Media Sales

Move, Inc. recently announced the recent appointment of Anthony Perry as vice president of Media Sales. ...


Mortgage Applications Hop More Than 11 Percent

As the market continues to strengthen, mortgage applications increased 11.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 28, 2015. ...


September is REALTOR® Safety Month

NAR PULSE--Want to share the message of safety with your agents this month? Then register for the free REALTOR® Safety Webinar Summit – a half-day educational event featuring four webinars on four different safety topics led by industry experts. Topics include rural safety, ...


RELO Direct® Recognized for Support of Non-profit, Charitable Organization

RELO Direct® has been recognized for its support of Kaleidoscope, an organization that helps Chicago youth in overcoming the challenges associated with abuse and neglect. ...


Brian Buffini to Host 2015 Success Tour

Buffini & Company recently announced the 2015 Success TourTM: Philadelphia, which will take place on Sept. 16-17 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There are two ways to watch – either in-person or via live broadcast. ...


Consumer Confidence Hikes in August

Despite the August increase in overall confidence, respondents’ appraisals of current conditions and expectations for the next six months were mixed. While 82 percent of respondents rated current business conditions “good” (23 percent) or “normal” (59 percent), 56 percent of respondents characterized employment ...


40 Percent of Top 100 Metros in Stable Housing Range

Freddie Mac recently released its updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to slowly stabilize with two additional states, Arkansas and Tennessee, and four additional metro areas entering their outer range of stable housing activity: Omaha, Nebraska; Scranton, Pennsylvania; Chattanooga, Tennessee and Madison, Wisconsin. ...


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