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Americans Think Homeownership Is a Sound Investment

A vast majority of Americans believe that buying a home is a solid financial decision, and most believe they could sell their home for at least its initial purchase price, according to a new survey from the National Association of REALTORS®. The 2015 ...


The IMLS: Going Global in a Shrinking World

For Dan Forsman, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, it’s the new wave in real estate—a means to attract foreign buyers searching in their native language to local Atlanta listings. ...


Foreclosure Activity Increases in 32 States

There were a total of 327,258 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in the third quarter of 2015, down 5 percent from the previous quarter but up 3 percent from the third quarter of 2014, according to RealtyTrac's recently released Q3 and ...


Reader Rewards: What Unexpected Twist Almost Cost the Sale?

From inspection issues and property liens to last-minute requests by the lender, twists in the real estate transaction lurk at every turn – and as we all know, the unexpected can stop a deal dead in its tracks. With that in mind (and the scariest time of year just around ...


RISMedia Announces Keynote Speaker for 20th Annual Power Broker Dinner

RISMedia has announced that humorist Ben Stein, the famous actor, economist, lawyer and author, will serve as the special guest speaker for its 20th Annual invitation-only Power Broker Dinner next month, taking place on Friday, Nov. 13 at the Hilton San Diego ...


20 Best Cities to Trick or Treat

It’s our favorite time of year again —Halloween! Bring on the haunted houses, creepy costumes and goodies galore. ...


Success in Business: It’s a Team Game

Many team leaders started their teams because they were successful individual performers, but not necessarily strong business leaders. While they were capable of generating business, they were inevitably destined to struggle because they still possessed the mindset of a single agent. ...


The New Technology: What’s Hot, What’s Not, and What’s Worth the Spend?

Editor's note: The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of REALTORS®. Watch for this column each month. ...


Bill Proposing TRID Hold-Harmless Period Passes House

As the real estate industry proceeds with implementation of the now-effective TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule (TRID), a bill designed to assist smaller lending, title and escrow companies with compliance passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, October 7. The bill, titled the ...


Teachers Can Afford More Homes in L.A. Than in Salt Lake City

Teachers budgeting the historical norm for housing will have an easier time finding a home in some parts of California than in Salt Lake City or Portland, Ore., according to new Zillow research. ...


New Study on Web Scraping of Real Estate Websites Shows Serious Cause for Concern

A new report has been released by Distil Networks, Inc. and Clareity Consulting with a focus on web scraping, a term many real estate agents might not yet be familiar with. ...


Build Your Own Haunted House with Realtor.com®

Halloween is the best holiday ever! (This is a fact right?) (#SorryNotSorry, Christmas.) And who doesn't love a little fall-inspired fun? ...


Ask the Expert: Can Relocation Help Today’s Companies Achieve Talent Management Goals?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Ellie Sullivan, SVP, Advisory Services with Weichert Workforce Mobility. ...


Tips to Grow Your Real Estate Business and Still Have a Life

Want to be successful in real estate and not have to work 60-70 hours each week? That’s the focus of the most recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, “Build a Big Business in a Short Amount of Time and Still Have a ...


The Right Recruitment Strategy for Long-term Success

When recruiting for your firm, you have to carefully balance making a compelling argument without beating your chest and trying to convince new real estate agents that you are "the best." Trying to lure new agents with features, perks and incentive packages, or ...


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