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SharperAgent Founder Hired as Vice President of Business Development for Buffini & Company

Buffini & Company, a leading real estate training and coaching company, has announced it has hired Brian Wildermuth to serve as Vice President of Business Development. In his role, Wildermuth will be responsible for developing new business for the company’s agent training programs and suite of marketing and technology products ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Expands Presence in Florida with the Addition of Lifestyles Realty Web

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate announced recently the addition of Lifestyles Realty Web to its franchise network. Led by broker Dan McCarthy and general manager Geoff Burt, the newly named Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Lifestyles Realty will continue to serve the greater Jacksonville area. It is the ...


FHA Announces New Loan Limits to Take Affect January 1

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits for 2015. These loan limits are effective for case numbers assigned on or after January 1, 2015, and will remain in effect through the end of the year. ...


Looking Back to Plan Ahead

Another year has come and gone. This is a natural time to reflect back on the year, celebrate accomplishments/milestones and look forward to 2015. How did you do? Was 2014 as productive as you’d hoped? If not, what was holding ...


Start Me Up! A Profile of RentalRoost

A few years ago, I wrote a post on Econsultancy detailing my escalating frustration with property websites and agents when looking for a place to live. ...


Check out This Must-Take Relationship-Building Webinar

Are you looking to stop building pipelines and start building relationships? Back by popular demand, on Thursday December 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. PDT / 1 p.m. EDT, NAR is hosting a must-take webinar that includes real-time walkthrough of the Top Producer® CRM ecosystem capabilities in generating and nurturing leads ...


How Many Listing Photos Do You Need to Generate Leads?

At Point2, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to help our clients get the most out of their online marketing activities. ...


CENTURY 21 New Millennium Welcomes New Social Commerce Coordinator

CENTURY 21 New Millennium recently announced that Jennifer Brazinsky has joined the company as Social Commerce Coordinator, and will be responsible for the online branding and management of all social and networking platforms for the top ranked real estate company, its branches, and agents. ...


What Homes Do Millennials Buy?

New NAHB research shows that millennials tend to buy homes that are smaller, older, and less expensive than homes bought by older generations. Being the youngest home buyers with little or no accumulated wealth also affects how millennials shop and buy their homes. ...


Inside Stewart Title’s Specialty Insurance Services

All insurance companies are not created equal, and if you’re a real estate professional or a business that deals in the industry, sometimes you learn this the hard way. Many times, people and businesses think they have coverage when they really don’t. ...


zipLogix Partners with OrganizeMeForms

OrganizeMeForms™ and zipLogix have partnered to market and distribute organizational forms for all real estate professionals, the company has announced. zipForm® users may purchase this library of eighty forms. Each form has been crafted specifically to assist real estate professionals in organizing all aspects of their business.  Walt ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Launches Jersey Shore Rental Property Site

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently launched a New Jersey Shore rental website, allowing users to search and reserve approximately 2,000 rental properties, all in one place. Users can search by community, street, type of property and preferred dates. ...


Buying after a Short Sale? The Wait Just Got Longer

(TNS)—Q: We completed a short sale about two years ago. We have been renting and saving our money to buy a new home after the two-year waiting period imposed by Fannie Mae. When we applied for our new loan, we were told that now we have to wait another two ...


Preparing for the Future: Sweepstakes Winners Get Jump Start on New Year with Business and Style Makeover

As 2014 begins to wind down, real estate professionals across the board are taking a good hard look at the past 12 months—celebrating their successes and thinking outside the box to strategically position themselves ahead of the competition moving forward. While it’s never too early to start planning for the ...


Less Rigid Mortgage Guidelines Take Effect

Years after the housing market crash, one thing is certain: it’s incredibly difficult to qualify for a mortgage, and that fact is significantly holding back the housing market recovery. Thankfully, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took notice and, just this week, instituted new lending guidelines that will make ...


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