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How to Help Your Client When Their Short Sale Isn’t Short

The term “short sale” is a bit of an oxymoron considering the often arduous task of actually completing one. A short sale occurs most often when the homeowner has a financial hardship, and so a lender agrees ...


Weekly Video Tip: Sin City Effect

Boy, have I got one nifty editing technique for you. It's a little advanced, and you might not use it everyday, but it’s a great trick to have up your sleeve—it’s the Sin City Technique or as some of you might know it … the Pleasantville. ...


Real Estate: Local or Global?

If real estate is a local business, why is there such a growing emphasis on “global” among today’s progressive real estate firms? ...


International Buyer Queries: Is Your City in the Top 5?

Realtor.com® recently released data regarding the top countries (outside the U.S.) where consumers are the most engaged on realtor.com® and realtor.com® International. The data highlights the markets within the U.S. that are most popular amongst these global consumers throughout ...


Great Spaces: Ali Landry Sells Model Home

Model Ali Landry and her husband, film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde, recently listed their Los Feliz home at just under $2 million. ...


Top Tips for Backyard Safety

(MCT)—A home’s outdoor space can provide an oasis of relaxation during summer — a mini vacation from daily stress and an ideal venue for gathering friends. But with every backyard paradise comes a long list of potential risks. June is ...


Homes.com Expands Product Lineup with Imprev Marketing Platform

Homes.com, the online real estate resource and leading provider of enterprise-level solutions for real estate professionals and brokerages, is enhancing its marketing system with the addition of a new Marketing Center powered by Imprev. ...


Michele Hagan Joins Real Living Lifestyles as Rancho Bernardo Branch Manager

Michele Hagan joins Real Living Lifestyles with many years of education in coaching and teaching people how to build their businesses. With her extensive experience, Hagan is expected to be a key asset in the real estate arena. ...


A Peek Inside a Franchise Servicing Platform

For many real estate companies, there comes a time when the consideration to franchise or change franchise affiliations presents itself. While the options may appear endless, it often comes down to analyzing the brand’s value proposition and how it can effectively benefit the company, its agents and the marketplace in ...


Save 10 Percent on Emergency Phone Charger

NAR PULSE—Right now REALTOR Team Store®, NAR’s official supplier of REALTOR® branded items and a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, is offering 10 percent off the REALTOR® branded emergency phone charger, a great gift idea perfect for that person on the go. ...


Ask the Expert: Making the Most of Realtor.com

Today's Ask the Expert column features Frederick Herot, Vice President of B2B Marketing for realtor.com® and Top Producer. ...


US Foreclosure Inventory Down 29 Percent Nationally from a Year Ago

CoreLogic recently released its May National Foreclosure Report with a supplement featuring quarterly shadow inventory data as of April 2013. ...


Nonprofit ‘REDPLAN’ Moves Forward on Mission to Protect Real Estate Data

Real Estate Data Protection Legal Association Nonprofit (REDPLAN) is now a 501(c)(3) incorporated in Delaware. REDPLAN was created to protect the real estate industry’s copyrighted materials and intellectual property rights. ...


Social Security Q&A: Spousal Benefits

(MCT)—Q: My spouse and I are both entitled to our own Social Security benefits. Will Social Security reduce our combined benefits because we are married? ...


HomeFinder.com and CENTURY 21® Team Up to Give Back to Easter Seals

HomeFinder.com, a leader in digital marketing solutions for real estate agents and online real estate, recently announced that it is teaming up with the CENTURY 21 System to support Easter Seals. For every CENTURY 21 agent who enters the HomeFinder.com Agent Makeover Sweepstakes through August 16, ...


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