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Social Media Tools for Real Estate Pros

To succeed at capturing the attention of today’s buyer and seller, real estate professionals ought to maintain an active and engaged online presence. ...


Cash Purchases Rise to 45 Percent of All Sales in August

RealtyTrac® recently released its August 2013 U.S. Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows that U.S. residential properties, including single family homes and condominiums and townhomes, sold at an estimated annualized pace of 5.6 million in August, up 2 percent from ...


Prudential Florida Realty Recognized at 2013 Brookfield GRS Forum

Brookfield Global Relocation Services (Brookfield GRS) focused on overcoming challenges and achieving more, at its annual conference, The 2013 Brookfield Forum, August 27-28 at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge in Phoenix. ...


Real estate Q&A: Time to Face Reality as Foreclosure Trial Nears

(MCT)—QUESTION: I have been in foreclosure for the past several years and have been unsuccessful in getting a loan modification because I don’t make enough money. My attorney just told me that the case is going to trial in two months. ...


Prudential Network Realty Announces New Affiliation with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS), the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced the signing of Prudential Network Realty, one of Northeast Florida’s largest and most respected residential real estate brokerage firms. The brokerage will begin operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Florida Network Realty in late ...


CENTURY 21 New Millennium Hosts Experts on Personal Finance, Business Development and Economy

CENTURY 21 New Millennium jump-started the fall season recently with its company meeting featuring experts from every facet of the real estate business. Real estate professionals who attended honed their skills on how to thrive in current and future markets. Keynote speakers were Michael Hoch, Financial Advisor from The Meltzer ...


NAHB to Host its Fall Construction Forecast Webinar Next Week

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will host its Semi-Annual Construction Forecast Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in a two-hour webinar from 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET featuring three renowned industry experts. ...


Pending Home Sales Decline in August

Pending home sales slowed in August, with tight inventory conditions, higher interest rates, rising home prices and continuing restrictive mortgage credit impacting the market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage at Nine Week Low

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates fell following the Federal Reserve announcement that it will maintain its bond buying stimulus helping to keep homebuyer affordability elevated. The average rate ...


How to Hand Down a Family Vacation Home

(MCT)—Vacation homes are often places where happy family memories are made. Unfortunately, they can also be the source of headaches and disputes when heirs disagree about how to manage them. ...


Maximize the iPad to Optimize Your Real Estate Business

“A master salesperson never tells someone anything they can show them.” ...


Looking to Increase Your Lead Volume This Fall?

Leads are the fuel for tomorrow’s transactions. In quiet months, use your time to prospect, follow-up and build a pipeline for future sales. But in the midst of the prime closing months, is that the best use of your time? Prospecting ...


Enhancing Client Relationships

As a real estate professional, you are your brand, and your clients are your business. So establishing and maintaining relationships with past, present and future clients is key to your long-term success. And while it may be easier to keep an ...


Business Lessons from a Small Business CEO

I found a fascinating website while trolling around the Internet recently. It’s called Statistic Brain and it has data and rankings on all kinds of topics, from hair loss to consumer spending. ...


Balancing Act: Keeping Millennial Workers Happy is Smart Business

(MCT)—Each morning, Michelle Introsso, 22, huddles with her co-workers at Cirle, brainstorms with them on a blackboard, and chats with them online as the day unfolds. When the workday ends nine hours later, she often heads with them to dinner or for drinks. ...


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