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Digital Basics Every Real Estate Agent Needs to Master

Do you want to improve your real estate brand’s digital presence? In this exclusive video for the HomeFinder.com Agent Makeover Sweepstakes Presented by PNC Mortgage, Chris Smith, co-founder of Curaytor and co-author of Peoplework, ...


Top 10 Priciest U.S. Cities for Renters – November 2014

With the holiday season upon us, rental markets consolidated their substantial price rises over the past year. Zumper recently released the November 2014 rent report for top 10 priciest cities in the U.S. Here are the highlights: ...


Working Together to Achieve Real Estate Success

“Don’t underestimate the importance of everyone working together as a team,” says Sandra Wilken, the License Partner & Designated Broker with Engel & Völkers Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. In the following article, Wilken offers insight to winning big in real estate. ...


Your Place: Tricky Replacing Range Door, Panel

(TNS)—Q: I own a Thermador 30-inch gas slide-in range (Model GSC30LV), which has an attached riser exhaust vent that lowers and rises with a control unit on the front of the oven. ...


Realogy Appoints Sherry M. Smith to Its Board of Directors

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced the appointment of Sherry M. Smith to its Board of Directors and a member of its Audit Committee. The Board also designated Smith as an "audit committee financial expert," a designation that has been made for all four members of the Realogy Audit Committee. ...


NAR Selects Nancy Nagy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group to Serve on Board of Directors

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group’s Chief Executive Officer Nancy Nagy has been selected to serve on the National Association of Realtors® Board of Directors in 2015, the company has announced. Nagy was chosen to serve as one of the 75 large real estate firm representatives. ...


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Forget the Homeownership Rate. It’s the Process that Matters

(TNS)--Because of the widespread belief that homeownership is valuable, the recent decline in the homeownership rate has generated some dismay. The rate, which had peaked at 69.1 percent in 2005, shortly before the financial crisis, has since fallen to 64.8 percent. This is the lowest it has been since 1995. ...


Winter Maintenance Tips to Keep Homeowners Comfortable — and Safe — This Winter

American Home Shield recently released five important tips to remind homeowners to take preventative maintenance steps and other precautions to help keep their homes cozy -- and safe -- this winter. ...


How to Create Lasting Holiday Memories

(TNS)--Many of us have lasting memories from our childhood holidays. Some are more predictable than others, tied to traditions that get passed down for generations and whose mere practice today still stirs emotions. ...


Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased in November

The recently released Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) for November 2014 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 22 percent relative to the previous month. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. ...


Great Spaces: Seattle Tree Fort for Sale

Why live on the ground when you can live in a tree? Or, best case scenario, live in both! A current Seattle listing for a 2,205-square-foot home comes with a treehouse larger than the average apartment. ...


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Striving for Excellence

For many booming real estate businesses, a winning company culture is the heart of their success. In the following interview, Wes Flacker the Broker/Owner of CENTURY 21 Magellan Realty in Boise, Idaho, talks about creating a culture people want to work in, effective client retention, customer loyalty, and more. ...


Three Ways to Help Millennials Enter the Housing Market

There have been so many reports in recent months about both the importance of millennials in contributing to the housing recovery and the uphill battle they face when trying to buy a home that this has become a main topic of conversation whenever I talk ...


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