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Don’t Miss NRMLA’s Reverse Mortgage Education Week

The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) has scheduled Reverse Mortgage Education Week or April 18-22. Education Week includes two great educational sessions real estate agents will appreciate with information on selling a home that has a reverse mortgage and buying a home with a reverse mortgage. ...


First Look: Spring Brings Record-High Home Prices and Flying Inventory

The 2016 home buying season is going to be a hot one, according to new data from Realtor.com, with homes in March already moving 13 percent more quickly than last year, even as prices hit record highs. ...


RISMedia Releases 28th Annual Power Broker Report: Optimism Tinged with Uncertainty

Encouraged by a post-recession housing market that continues to tick upward, Power Brokers are generally positive, but carefully watching the future, with 58 percent describing their confidence level as “cautiously optimistic.” ...


Spotlight: One Stop to Power, Protect and Secure Homes

Every homebuyer feels a mix of emotions—excitement for sure—once the sale closes and the keys are theirs. But, as every REALTOR® knows, a client’s initial rush hits reality when they consider the logistics ahead—packing, announcements to family and friends, filing a change of address, and more. ...


Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Wins Prestigious Cartus Masters Cup Award

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Weichert Family Launches New Brand

The Weichert Family of Companies recently announced the launch of its wholly owned property management company, Aureus Property Management. Aureus builds upon Weichert’s more than 30 years of experience and proficiency providing in-house property management services by consolidating its property management businesses into this new entity poised to become the industry ...


NAR Broker Tip: Register for the 2016 REALTOR® Broker Summit

REALTOR® Broker Summits are designed exclusively for brokers to come together and learn from keynote presenters, panels and peer leaders offering fresh insights on current conditions and imminent technologies, while looking to the future of the real estate industry. ...


Four with WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Briotti Group Named 2016 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agents

WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briotti Group recently announced that REALTORS Theresa Gorman, Sandy Laliberte and Dot Dorso from their Waterbury office and Maria Vilar from their Wolcott office have been named 2016 Connecticut Five Star Real Estate Agents. Five Star Agents are chosen based on surveys of exemplary service from their ...


Real Estate Data, Management and Tech Leaders to Meet in Chicago

Responsible for standardizing more than 1,000 different real estate data sources for property information across the U.S., the Real Estate Standards Organization, or RESO, is attracting some of the brightest and best minds in the real estate industry to its Spring Conference at the Hotel Monaco Chicago, April 19-21, 2016 ...


Yellen Says Fed to Advance Rate Hikes with Caution

U.S. stocks increased on Tuesday after Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Chairwoman, noted in a speech that the Fed would proceed with caution when it comes to interest rate hikes. ...


NAR Broker Summit Early Registration Ending Soon

NAR PULSE—The early bird registration for the REALTOR® Broker Summits closes on April 8—register today to secure this special rate! Featured speakers and panels include: realtor.com®, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, NAR General Counsel Katherine Johnson, RISMedia Power Brokers and more! Visit ...


Maintaining a Collaborative Culture

Collaboration is instrumental to your success as a team. Below, Mark J. Sletten of Engel & Völkers Park City discusses retention, recruitment, and using collaboration to grow your opportunities. ...


S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index Records Year-over-Year Gain

S&P Dow Jones Indices recently released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Data released for January 2016 show that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Launches ‘Love Your Home’ Sweepstakes

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices recently launched its “Love Your Home” Sweepstakes promising a total of $80,000 in cash prizes. The sweepstakes, held in conjunction with HGTV’s hit show Love It or List It, runs through June 17. ...


First Weichert® Sales Lead for New Agent Turns Into $900,000 Real Estate Deal

Most new real estate agents that become affiliated with a well-known brokerage brand like Weichert® do not see the very first sales lead they are given turn into a $900,000 real estate deal. Nor does their first sales lead nearly quadruple the average sales price of the residential real estate ...


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