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The Fed Has Raised Interest Rates: What Do Millennials Need to Know?

(TNS)—At long last, the Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate. But the impact on savings accounts and loans won’t be big, at least for now. ...


Top 15 Cities That Party Hard for New Years

With holiday time upon us, it’s time to make those “spirits” bright during the biggest party of 2015 – New Year’s Eve! Everyone likes to let loose and have a good time with family and friends on this momentous holiday, but which cities ...


6 Ways to Maximize Your Real Estate Website for 2016

The New Year is an excellent time to reflect on what lead generation efforts did and didn’t work on your real estate website during the previous months. Getting leads from your website is simple. However, simple does not mean it’s easy. ...


Tapping into 2016 Growth Opportunities

I’m a big fan of business planning. Over the years, many of my plans have begun on the back of a napkin and eventually grown into robust plans with goals, strategies and tactics. ...


The Top 20 Must-Have Home Features of 2015

Drawing on its wealth of listing data, realtor.com® recently rounded up the top 20 home features highlighted in listing descriptions this year—attributes that have become veritable selling points in the last five years. While suggestive ...


8 Gadgets to Add to Your Real Estate Wish List

As the year closes, it’s time to look back and think about everything that’s happened in 2015. Technology is even more necessary, wearables are more popular and smart phones are getting smarter. We’ve reached the golden age of gadgets, and it’s time to ...


Drones Continue Making Aerial Shots Attainable and Sustainable

In the past, when a real estate firm wanted aerial shots of a home, it required hiring a helicopter service. This obviously meant shots from above were reserved for only the swankiest of swanksters. But since the FAA granted the use ...


Expanding Your Brokerage Specialties and Business Opportunities in the New Year

Most everyone has a personal new year’s resolution, but do you have a resolution for ...


Further Easing of Mortgage Credit Standards on the Horizon, According to Lenders

Mortgage lenders continue to report that they have eased and expect to continue easing their credit standards, according to Fannie Mae's fourth quarter 2015 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey™. Conducted in November, the survey results show that more lenders reported ...


2015 Business Trends You Should Adopt to Ensure a Successful 2016

This has been a crazy year full of excitement, change, and opportunity for the real estate industry. The new year promises to provide more of the same; I want to dedicate some time to this year’s highlights (in no particular ...


Understanding the Tax Advantages of Real Estate IRAs

Jason Craig, President, The Entrust Group, recently sat down with RISMedia for a Q&A to shed some light on the tax advantages of Real Estate IRAs. ...


Hide and Go Seek— Where to Find Your Next Agents

One of the biggest challenges real estate brokers, owners and managers face today is the process of recruiting great producers. When successful, recruiting infuses a business with energy and growth, but all too often it can feel like a long and frustrating practice ...


Your Client Is Worth More Than You Think. And I Can Prove It.

The sale. ...


New Student Loan Repayment Option Could Positively Impact Housing Market

Student loan debt and its relationship to the successful recovery of the housing market has long been a hot topic in the real estate community. For millennials—the next generation of homebuyers—confusion over money is majorly effecting their natural financial trajectory, ...


Spotlight: Comprehensive Data—The Key to a Competitive Advantage

In a fast-paced industry like real estate, staying ahead of the competition is just as important as staying informed and on top of your market. Christian Zarif, a REALTOR® with Better Homes and Gardens Kansas City Homes, understands this, and has armed herself ...


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