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How Tech-Savvy Home Upgrades Can Move Your Listings Faster

Real estate, like many other industries, is founded on an age-old principle—buy low, sell high. Home sellers want to price their home for its highest value, and buyers want to find a dream home that will ...


How to Inspire Sellers to Stage Their Homes before Listing Them

It has taken some time, but the housing market is finally turning around. Rising sales mean that sellers need an edge if they want to come out on top. As real estate agents, we know that staging a house can help a seller ...


The Listing Mastermind

Over the past several months, in conjunction with RISMedia, we have focused on providing webinar mastermind groups to help agents and brokers dominate their markets with listings. ...


The Best Day of the Year to Buy a Home

If you’ve ever bought a home, you’ve likely heard from your REALTOR® that it’s better to buy in the fall and winter months to get the best deal — given less competition from other buyers in these colder months when families are entrenched in the back-to-school schedule. ...


New Home Construction Trailing Job Growth in Majority of Metro Areas

Despite positive improvements in the labor market in recent years, new home construction is currently insufficient in a majority of metro areas and is contributing to persistent housing shortages and unhealthy price growth in many markets, according to new research from the National Association ...


Real Estate Icon Ebby Halliday Passes Away at 104

Ebby Halliday Acers, founder of Ebby Halliday, REALTORS®, the largest independently-owned residential real estate services company in Texas, died on September 8, 2015. Halliday, a pioneer for women in the industry, was 104. ...


Zillow Group Completes Integration of Trulia and Zillow Advertising Products; Unveils Premier Agent Platform

The integration of Trulia’s advertising products into Zillow Group has been completed, the company announced Wednesday. Zillow Group has been working to integrate Trulia's advertising products with Zillow's since the acquisition closed in February 2015. The integration, originally slated to be ...


Are Vanity Sites Good for Your Business?

I don’t know about you, but vanity doesn’t have a very good connotation to me. Here are some synonyms I found while I writing this: narcissism, self-importance, arrogance, conceit, and egotism. Do you agree? ...


Fluctuating Stock Market and Seasonal Shifts Offer Hope for Buyers

Recent stock market volatility and seasonal trends may give buyers better financial options and more time to make purchase decisions entering the fall, says Jonathan Smoke, chief economist for realtor.com®. August data remains positive with regard to overall housing ...


RE/MAX: Innovating, Improving, Serving, Moving Ahead with Energy

Laura Balas is RE/MAX. And RE/MAX is Laura Balas. Every morning, Balas, a team leader with RE/MAX Ocean Properties in northern Palm Beach County, Fla., spends a few minutes soaking up productivity tips via a “DarrenDaily” email from Success magazine publisher ...


Homeowners Overvalued Their Properties again in August

Homeowner estimates of their home’s value exceeded appraiser opinions by a wider margin than in July, making August the seventh consecutive month of an increasingly wider gap between opinions. This news is according to Quicken Loans' recent report that appraiser opinions of home ...


Curating Your Online Identity: Using Online Profiles and Agent Performance Data to Benefit Your Business

Your online profile is a digital representation of you and your business, which is why it’s important to make it strong. Referrals are still the No. 1 source for buyers looking for an agent, but the amount of buyers finding agents online without ...


Top 3 Paperless Software Solutions

The world of paperless solutions is ever-growing, mainly because real-time communication and quick response is expected by the average home-buyer. Lab42, a market research company, recently found that 66 percent of consumers prefer web-based retailers to their brick-and-mortar counterparts. Not ...


REALTOR Benefits® Program: The More You Know, The More You’ll Save

When you know where to find the best deals on the products and services you use every day, the savings can really add up. The same holds true for the REALTOR Benefits® Program from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). In fact, in ...


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. ...


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