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05:02 pm | Agents everywhere are struggling to make ends meet, but right now is the worst time to stop advertising and generating new business. This author explains how agents can continue to make leads even…

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How Much is Your Listing Presentation Costing You? »

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11:36 am | What if I told you that your listing approach is costing you over $30,000 every year? Is it? Before you answer that question, do the following exercise with me. How many listings did…

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Rush to Buy Homes During the Holidays »

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11:54 am | A Forbes.com article suggested that contrary to many agents' ideas about the winter, home sellers actually have some advantages…

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How Does Net Neutrality Affect Agents? »

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03:53 pm | Net neutrality has been in the news recently as President Obama sent a message to the FCC in full…

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NAR Offering $5 Sites to Members »

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03:46 pm | In response to the $10 IDX sites that Zillow began offering a few months ago, NAR announced their newest…

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Freddie Mac’s Predictions for 2015 »

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11:14 am | Freddie Mac is predicting modest growth for real estate in the coming year citing consumer confidence, lower energy costs…

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Winterize Your Real Estate Business »

05:32 pm | As sales slow, it can be tempting to go on auto-pilot, but now's the best time to get those crucial planning activities done. …

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Why Housing Markets Are Thankful »

05:44 pm | This Thanksgiving season has brought many reasons why housing markets, and those that work in them, should be thankful. …

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When is the Right Time for Investing in Property »

04:00 pm | Property is one of the best investments around especially in the current housing market where home prices and mortgage rates are low. …

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BofA’s Toxic Loan Settlement Given the Greenlight »

05:52 pm | The settlement between Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Justice that set records at $16.65 billion was given the final greenlight this week. …

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Agent’s Drone Captures Resident Half-Dressed Woman in Listing Video »

06:18 pm | A real estate agent filming a listing he was advertising with a drone caught a half-dressed woman sunbathing on a nearby home. …

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Can Technology Replace a Team? »

05:41 pm | Technology has given agents the ability to leverage their time more now than ever, and now they may even be able to replace their team. …

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Agent Finds Dead Homeless Man in Abandoned Property »

06:49 pm | A Wisconsin real estate agent stumbled upon the dead body of a homeless man in an abandoned property he was showing to potential buyers. …

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BofA’s Toxic Loan Settlement Given the Greenlight »

05:52 pm | The settlement between Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Justice that set records at $16.65 billion was given the final greenlight this week. …

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Competitors Sue Over Common Business Name »

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05:48 pm | Two real estate companies are embroiled in a nasty lawsuit over a common name, even though both companies are in different states.…

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Manhattan Agent Sentenced to Prison for Burglarizing Home »

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06:04 pm | A Manhattan real estate agent was sentenced to prison for up to nine years for burglarizing a high-end home he had sold.…

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Pending Home Sales Reversed Course After Increase Last Month »

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05:55 pm | The National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales Index dropped slightly last week after an increase last month. …

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Flipping Activity Down as Deals Vanish »

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06:36 pm | The best real estate deals are getting harder to find and that has caused flipping activity to go down in the last…

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Why Housing Markets Are Thankful »

05:44 pm | This Thanksgiving season has brought many reasons why housing markets, and those that work in them, should be thankful. …

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