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What to do when your Facebook lead generation fails

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 3:00am
Do you approach Facebook lead generation strategically or tactically? When it comes to using Facebook for your real estate business, too many times real estate agents focus on tactics without having a strategy in place ...
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Daily market update: October 26, 2016

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 2:00am
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...
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Inman Educational Webinar: Market Watch 2017 – What Property Managers Need to Know

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 7:04pm
In this webinar, you will learn where the national and local rental markets are today and how they may look in the future ...
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5 creative solutions that will close any real estate deal

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:45pm
A vast majority of clients will throw you a curveball at some point -- whether they’re struggling to get a mortgage, going through a nasty divorce or dealing with the fallout of a past bankruptcy -- and rather than help them overcome these issues, you’ll feel tempted to avoid the headache altogether. You’ll tell them to come back once they have their ducks in a row ...
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Redfin improves and expands Redfin Estimate AVM tool

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:40pm
Many people in real estate have mixed feelings about automated valuation models (AVMs) -- some say they're an additional tool for consumers to wield while others question their accuracy. However you feel about them, clients in dozens of new markets will now have access to Redfin's AVM, Redfin Estimate. And Redfin has also announced improvements to its ...
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Zillow adds solar power scores to property pages

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:05pm
Part of a real estate agent's job is to highlight a home's selling points. Now Zillow is shining a light on one property perk that professionals may sometimes overlook: a home's solar power potential ...
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Apartment market tightens — here’s why that’s bad news for housing

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:59pm
The quarterly survey of apartment conditions by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) is flashing a warning -- at least amber, and maybe shifting orange toward red. And not just for housing, but the economy itself: The survey pattern looks just like the beginning of the last two recessions ...
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Pix4D app empowers drones to capture 3-D models of properties

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 9:35am
Real estate technophiles, rejoice! Agents can now mix two of the hottest technologies in the industry -- drones and 3-D models -- into one: aerial interactive 3-D models. It's a mouthful but also a powerful tool for bringing homes alive to your customers ...
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Meet Motto Mortgage, Re/Max’s mortgage brokerage franchise

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 8:10am
Many heavyweights in the real estate industry remember 1973 because it was the year Dave Liniger founded the real estate franchisor Re/Max with his wife, Gail. Will 2016 be marked by future industry players for similar reasons ...
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Podcast: The year I spent doubling my business

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:00am
Just one year ago, Doug Grantham was already a pretty successful agent. As a life-long resident of the Gulf Shores-Orange Beach, Alabama, market and an 11-year veteran in the real estate business, his local expertise had served him well and his gregarious personality made unnamedhim a 50-deal-per-year agent ...
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Who needs location, location, location when you can go anywhere?

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 5:00am
I was raised 12 miles from the celebrated Route 66 in Southern Illinois. When I came of driving age, iconic cars that hit the road included the Shelby Cobra, the Dodge Charger, the Plymouth Road Runner, the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang. Cars were in my blood like the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. But not anymore ...
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3 masked real estate opportunities you’ve never considered

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:30am
It can be hard to see the entirety of our industry and the consumers we serve. We all tend to be very focused on what is right around us. At the same time, our industry is changing and increasingly challenged to keep up with the many new expectations of homebuyers and sellers ...
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Why I use Reddit (and you should, too)

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:00am
Ever heard of Reddit? If you have, and are not a user, you’ve probably heard about the “dark and ugly” corners. Those are the sensational ones covered in the press were horrible things happen. Reddit is a lot more than that ...
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How this election will impact the housing market

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:30am
It’s no secret that our country as a whole has some deep concerns about our current presidential election. It doesn’t matter if you like one of the candidates or dislike them both, everyone seems to have concerns about how this election will impact the economy and the nation ...
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Is being ‘politically correct’ in our discussions inauthentic?

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:25am
As we come to the close of a fiery election season, nothing brings the claws to the forefront quite like politics. But debates on hot button issues happen online and behind closed doors all the time. Some of them are more productive than others ...
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4 ways to make your real estate website better than the rest

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:00am
Every real estate business needs a website for its marketing potential, and most agents do, too. Because it's such a common marketing outlet for agents, it's difficult to stand out among the dozens of others targeting your area. ...
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What 35 years of NAR surveys tell us about real estate

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:00am
The National Association of Realtors began its Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey 35 years ago. And in anticipation of this year's Halloween release, NAR has released five noteworthy real estate trends over the past 35 years ...
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Daily market update: October 25, 2016

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:00am
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...
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The 4 economic elements holding down mortgage rates

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 5:30pm
Long-term rates slid suspiciously last week -- still in-range, but an up-trend based on Fed threats has stopped dead. Markets got little new data to chew on, core consumer price indices, if anything, dipping (up only 0.1 percent in September), housing starts and sales continuing a slow-ish pattern ...
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Boston Logic receives growth investment from private equity firm

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 1:15pm
Real estate website provider Boston Logic wants to help its clients become leaders in tech, and it now has more money in the bank to do so ...
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