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Real Estate Q&A: Loan Status Depends on What Deed Says

(MCT)—QUESTION: Years ago I bought a house with my girlfriend, and it was titled in just her name, as was the mortgage loan. Several years later, we deeded the property into both of our names, even though we never got married. She ...


Customer Service: What Works for any Business

No matter what your job title is, in real estate, customers are the reason your company thrives. Whether you’re a real estate agent, an administrator or in sales, customers and clients breathe life into your business. Because they’re so important, customer service ...


How to Find Your Niche to Build Business

“Without a niche, you become a pebble on the beach of real estate agents. With it, both your name and company rise to the top of your audience's mind.” ...


For Property Managers: 5 Tips for Screening Your Tenant

For busy landlords and property management companies alike, screening prospective tenants can feel like a full-time job. That's where online tenant screening programs can provide assistance, making your job easier, and allowing you to feel more confident with your tenant selections. ...


Weighing in on the Value of ABR® Training

Real estate brokers want their agents to succeed. But how can you best support their success? Education is one of the most valuable investments you can make, impacting performance more than you might realize. ...


Social Media Training: 5 Legal Topics to Cover With Your Staff

Social media training is essential for any employer who wants his or her staff to help a business' online presence to thrive. ...


Working with a Workaholic

(MCT)—QUESTION: I have a co-worker who is a self-described workaholic. He works on weekends and seems to expect me to, as well. I work hard but very much value my work-life balance. How can I manage this situation so that our close working relationship remains positive? ...


Intero Real Estate Services Inc., Announces New Leadership within the San Francisco Peninsula Region

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., announced a number of leadership changes that will further advance the company’s growth strategies.  Effective immediately, Dave Hobson, former VP/sales manager of McGuire Real Estate’s Peninsula Office, assume the role as VP ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Surge, Then Settle

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace is currently 4.03 percent, up five basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate steadily increased last week, spiking to 4.26 percent on Friday before declining to the current ...


Bipartisan Energy Codes Bill a Boon for Consumers

Bipartisan legislation introduced recently by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) would help promote savings in commercial buildings and residential homes through the use of more cost-effective energy codes, which set energy efficiency baselines for buildings, according to the National ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: ‘First-Time Homebuyers: Where Do They Stand in Today’s Market?’

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Steve A. Brown, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms. ...


Bringing Stability and Certainty to Today’s Real Estate Market

As today’s buyers continue to become more educated regarding the ins and outs associated with purchasing a home, real estate professionals across the board are seeing an increase in the amount of buyers who want a home warranty included in their transaction. “There’s been some uncertainty in our industry over ...


Diggin’ In: Landscapes Need Renovating Just Like Homes

Your landscape is very much like your home’s interior décor. ...


Sunny Isles’ International Sales Team of America, Inc. Affiliates with Century 21

Independent real estate company International Sales Team of America, Inc., based in Sunny Isles, Fla., announced today that it is now a real estate brokerage franchise affiliate of Century 21 Real Estate LLC. The company will operate as CENTURY 21 1st Class Realty, specializing in residential real estate in the ...


Cartus Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Operations

Opened in 1979, Cartus’ UK office has grown from its initial beginning as a firm dedicated to employee relocation within the UK to one of the EMEA region’s leading global relocation companies. ...


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