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New Student Loan Repayment Option Could Positively Impact Housing Market

Student loan debt and its relationship to the successful recovery of the housing market has long been a hot topic in the real estate community. For millennials—the next generation of homebuyers—confusion over money is majorly effecting their natural financial trajectory, ...


Start Strong in 2016 with Five Must-Do Tasks

Planning ahead along with strong organizational skills play a big part in achieving your goals. As Mark Twain said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, ...


Going beyond Tech with Millennial Buyers: Transparency, Communication and Information Are Essential

Millennials represent the largest generation in history, now accounting for over 80 million adults in the U.S. While much of the news surrounding millennial homebuyers entails discussion around the barriers this generation has had in entering the housing market, millennials have meanwhile quickly ...


You + Google = ?

Over the past three months during our head-first dive into real estate’s digital advertising arena, we’ve covered a lot. As we look to wrap up this four-part series, a quick recap to bring everyone up to speed is in order. ...


Social Media Tips: 2015 Year-End Review

As 2016 is fast approaching, the year’s end is the perfect time to reassess your content strategy, learn from your successes (as well as setbacks), and plan for the New Year. How to start? Look back, then plan ahead! ...


New Year, New Business! Chart a Course to 100 Transactions in 2016

Make 2016 your best year yet! Uncover the success habits and lead generation tools that will put you on track to 100 closed transactions next year in RISMedia Content Solutions’ upcoming webinar: ...


Small Investments for Big Returns in 2016

It’s no secret that you have to spend money to make money, but in the most recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Jimmy Mackin shows how you can get a big ROI with just $2,000 a month. ...


3 Essential Tasks That Will Keep You on the Path to Success

If you’re like many business professionals, you may spend a good share of your time at the beginning of the year planning ahead and creating goals for your business and personal life. Although you may plug away at ...


4 Ways to Use Technology to Your Advantage at an Open House

It’s not news that open houses aren’t what they used to be. They’ve become more involved and you have to go the extra mile to make yours stand out. But how? Try these four tips for using technology to ...


Customer-Centric Designs Today, Ensuring Client Affinity for CENTURY 21® Tomorrow

Century 21 Real Estate LLC turns 45 in 2016. In an era fond of retro products and services, the venerable real estate franchisor, reported to be the largest global network in the residential real estate industry with approximately 6,900 independent offices worldwide in ...


From Campus to Closing Costs: A College Grad’s Guide to Home Buying

You’ve packed up your dorm room, thrown your Frisbee into storage, and have bid adieu to those cumbersome textbooks. College has culminated, so what now? This exciting time in a young person’s life is ruled by one question: what’s next? For many, that answer takes ...


Fed Hike May Happen Now That 200,000 More Jobs Have Entered Fold

In November, the U.S. economy added a 211,000 new jobs to its roster, according to recently released news from the U.S. Department of Labor. While that number is a down step from the previous month, it shows enough continuous growth to turn the ...


Email Marketing Tactics to Bring Your Dead Leads Back to Life

As a busy real estate agent, it’s likely you don’t have time to sculpt the perfect email marketing  strategy for each new lead, prospect and client you have in your database. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. A drip ...


2016 Housing Forecast: New Construction to Drive Highest Home Sales since 2006

New home construction and moderate gains in the existing home market will deliver the necessary one-two punch to push total home sales to the highest levels since 2006, according to the 2016 housing forecast issued this ...


Home Prices Soar in Western Markets

Among the nation’s top 300 markets, a total of 170 or 57 percent have now achieved full price recovery, according to Homes.com®'s September 2015 Local Market Index, a price performance summary of repeat sales in the top 100 markets, and the companion ...


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