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REALTORS Property Resource (RPR) Broker Tool Sets

RPR, a resource for mem-bers of the National Ass-ociation of REALTORS®, has developed an array of high-value tools created specifically to support real estate firms and meet the unique needs of brokers and managers. The Broker Tool Sets (BTS) leverage RPR’s database of property information and report capabilities, helping brokers ...


Top 5 Spotlights: Using Social Media to Build Business in Today’s Market

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Positive Signs: New England Luxury Housing Report

According to the RE/MAX of New England Luxury Housing Report, the high-end price point in many of New England’s Top 15 luxury markets showed steadily increasing prices and offered fewer days on market than the national average, this quarter. ...


Google+: The Next Facebook?

After a year of rumors, teasers and hype, on June 28, 2011, Google launched its own social network to rival Facebook: Google+. While it’s hard to imagine that any social networking platform can rival the depth and breadth of Facebook, it’s wise to understand what Google+ is all about and ...


RISMedia Launches REsource Real Estate Content Solutions

RISMedia is excited to announce the launch of “REsource,” the real estate news leader’s much-anticipated, brand new content licensing platform that offers the most affordable and robust real estate article and video content solution on the market today. ...


Rising from the Ashes: CRS Presents Sell-A-Bration 2012 in Phoenix

Real estate agents from across the country can jump-start their careers when they attend Sell-a-bration® 2012 at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, January 19-21, 2012. Sponsored by the Council of Residential Specialists, the annual educational event draws hundreds of top real estate professionals of all levels of experience from ...


Opening Lines of Communication and Cultivating Feedback with Showing Suite

Five years ago, Seth Shapero—a REALTOR® with Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc., had finished showing a property when he received an interesting feedback request form. Intrigued and impressed, Shapero called the agent who had sent the form, and was introduced to the software that would aid his time management, ...


Blueprint for 100 Deals Part 2: Why Stop at 100?

One hundred might seem like an arbitrary number of transactions, and it is. Yet, from our experience, it’s also an ideal milestone for real estate professionals looking for a more stable and productive business environment. ...


Massachusetts Home Sales Continue Climb in September

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT - Massachusetts single-family homes sales increased again in September—the third consecutive month sales rose compared to the same month last year, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. ...


Statement: MBA Welcomes Changes to HARP

David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement in response to the recent announcement of changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). ...


Glowing Reviews for New e-Signature Service Authentisign

Initial users of a new online e-signature service launched earlier this month by Northwest Multiple Listing Service are praising its features and benefits, the firm reports. ...


Former Fed Economist to Reveal ‘State of Real Estate’ at RISMedia Economic Summit

As economic conditions continue to challenge and stymie real estate professionals and their consumers, RISMedia and Citi have come together to host a by-invitation-only event during next month’s REALTORS® Conference & Expo: The Power Broker Economic Summit. Taking place on ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: save 15% on products, understand the power of RPR™, and upgrade your printer today. For more information, visit www.REALTOR.org. ...


FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announce HARP Changes to Reach More Borrowers

The Federal Housing Finance Agency, with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), has announced a series of changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) in an effort to attract more eligible borrowers who can benefit from refinancing their ...


Renters Outspend Owners on Housing

Renters now spend five percent more of their household budgets on housing costs than do homeowners, and the difference is growing as rents rise. ...


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