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Lifestyle Choices—Not Student Debt—Keeping Homeownership at Bay for Millennials

The homeownership rate is falling — from a high of 69 percent in the mid-2000s to less than 64 percent today — and lack of millennial demand is a major factor. Some even see a lower homeownership ...


How’s the Market?

If you ask real estate professionals all over the world what is the most common question they are asked when someone finds out they are in real estate, the response will be, “How’s the market?” This is also the ...


HUD Announces Final Rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced a final rule to equip communities that receive HUD funding with data and tools to help them meet long-standing fair housing obligations in their use of HUD funds. HUD will also provide ...


Superstar Brokers Share Their Blueprints for Success

Securing long-term success for your real estate firm means courting new ideas, new business models and new partnerships. This September, three top Power Brokers will share rare insights into how they built firms designed to withstand the changes of a volatile marketplace and ...


Three Farming Techniques that Think Outside the Mailbox

If you’re working in a market or farm with a lot of agent competition, you may be wondering how to stand out in the crowd--or a crowded mailbox. We surveyed three top-performing agents to see what they do to draw attention and engage ...


The Power of Us. The Freedom to Be You.

Conventional wisdom says to compete in real estate, you have to stand apart. Real Living Real Estate says it has built a growing business by working with local real estate experts who want to stand apart through a distinct local identity, but also ...


How the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Will Impact Real Estate

The recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling has individuals applauding across the nation. But, many real estate pros want to know, how will it impact the housing market? ...


Webinar for Money Makers: Real Estate Technology You Need to Succeed

New real estate technology arrives faster than you can say, “Sold!” How can you separate the tools too good to pass up from the ones too good to be true? In this month’s webinar, “Money Makers: Real Estate Technology You Need to Succeed,” ...


FSBOs: Untapped Opportunities Waiting for You

Real estate agents who see a For Sale By Owner listing and get discouraged need to change their tune and instead see an opportunity. A savvy agent sees FSBO listings as their next client. It’s no secret that the number one reason someone ...


A Smart Home Sells Quicker

If you’re wondering why that listing you signed months ago is getting very few views, it might just be that your post is outdated. Today, the trend in real estate is smart homes, or homes outfitted with innovative conveniences, such as an energy-saving ...


New Survey Finds Like-Kind Exchanges Promote Job, Economic Growth

Real estate like-kind exchanges are an important vehicle for disposing of and acquiring properties, and support the nation’s financial growth, job creation and economy, according to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


How to Write a Social Media Bio: 5 Tips for Real Estate Professionals

No one likes writing social media bios. Summing up the wonderful, complex individual that you are in just a few strategically selected words? That sounds fun...NOT! ...


Open Houses: Powerful or Pointless?

When properly executed, open houses can be one of the best marketing tactics in real estate, not only for listings, but also for agents' personal branding. However, their usefulness is often a polarizing topic; some find power and practicality in open houses, while ...


White House Makes Solar Power Accessible to Lower-Income Households

In an effort to “scale up” solar, the Obama Administration recently announced an initiative that will result in lower household energy bills and job growth in the clean energy sector. The initiative, unveiled by the White House earlier this week, will ...


Open Houses: The Key to Successful Sales and Lead Generation

In today’s world of real estate, there are seemingly endless ways for agents to market their listings. With technology and social media booming like never before, the options for agents to advertise and, therefore, sell homes seem to be growing exponentially by ...


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