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|Give lead conversion to Facebook Messenger bots (they’re better at it) |
- Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:00:23 +0000
Countless real estate agents generate leads with Facebook. What most agents don’t realize, however, is that Facebook Messenger is also a great platform for generating leads ...
|Climate change is putting more homes at risk of wildfire |
- Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:08 +0000
Last week’s wildfire disaster in Northern California has drawn renewed attention to the impact of climate change on patterns of real estate development. As a counterpoint to the attraction of waterfront property despite hurricane risks, the beauty of Northern California and other western regions has always been accompanied by a certain level of wildfire risk ...
|Why the grass is greener where you stand |
- Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:00:20 +0000
Former actor and current luxury real estate specialist Kofi Nartey told the Inman Connect audience that his real estate career didn't take off until he started focusing on the tools and information he already had. By keeping a laser focus on a few essential and valuable resources, he was able to own that information and become an expert rather that just gaining the superficial benefits of a wide variety of tools ...
|Real estate daily market update: October 17, 2017 |
- Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:00:11 +0000
All the latest real estate market news ...
|Austin Realtor rebels win open board seats in election |
- Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:27:58 +0000
In what's been a whirlwind few months for ABoR, members made their alliances clear at an election held today by voting in members of a rebel cause to all seven board seats that were up for grabs ...
|Augmented Reality and drones win NY real estate hackathon |
- Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:05:01 +0000
Dozens of innovators in technology and real estate spent the weekend in a fourth-floor midtown Manhattan tech incubator to devise creative ways to tackle some of the biggest problems plaguing the real estate industry. ...
|Search engine optimization (SEO): Tips for improving your ranking |
- Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:43:53 +0000
You've already done a lot to become top-of-mind, but have you done what it takes to become top-of-search when people are looking for the real estate go-to in your area ...
||National Association of Realtors - Real Estate Education, Information, Marketing Resources
|Best Cell Phone Plans for Seniors |
- Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:37:52 GMT
Cell phones are important, especially for seniors who can live, driving and spend a lot of time alone. The benefits of owning a cell phone safety are obvious; call for help can be a necessity. Many wireless companies have changed their marketing efforts to push wireless packages for seniors that offer many of the same standard features as other wireless plans and similar and monthly
|Best Cell Phone Plans |
- Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:32:12 GMT
As a wide variety of mobile phone plans and deals are coping up these days, sometimes the mobile phone buyers feel helpless and confused rather than finding the comfort of shopping. This happens just because right after entering into a shop for buying a handset you get loaded with a bunch of offers and deals knowing about all of those in detail and then deciding to go for one on the
|Best Prepaid Cell Phone Plans |
- Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:57:22 GMT
Nowadays having a Smartphone is simply another one of life basic needs. Understanding all too well about reliance on those devices, mobile phone service providers are capable to charge high costs for monthly data plans and all of the other extras. For people who just need a simple wireless plan or don't like the idea of joining a 2 or 3 years agreement, a prepaid cell phone is a good
|Best Cell Phone Companies |
- Sun, 25 Oct 2015 21:37:32 GMT
Getting the best cell phone plan on a fresh cell phone deal is far from simple], and you are forgiven for purchasing the impression that cell phone companies are intentionally making it complicated. As soon as you have chosen what phone you desire, you still need to choose which service provider to sign up with, at which purpose you might ask whether it makes sense to purchase a
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|EXCLUSIVE: Disruption in Real Estate—Advancement or Threat? |
- Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:34:16 +0000
From Zillow Instant Offers to Opendoor, real estate professionals across the country are concerned about an ever-growing faction of so-called industry disruptors. RISMedia’s recently released white paper, “The Disruption of the Real Estate Industry: A Survival Guide for Brokers and Agents,” includes exclusive RISMedia research on the topic, a look at some of the industry’s […]
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|Creating Profitable Relationships |
- Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:31:19 +0000
In the following interview, Mike Bjorkman, broker/owner of HomeSmart NCG in Valencia, Calif., discusses the advantages of the HomeSmart model, the local market, social media and more. Region Served: Northern Los Angeles County Years in Real Estate: 26 Number of Offices: 3, with another set to open prior to 2018 Number of Agents: 250 Please […]
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|San Francisco: The Sweet Spot for Trick-or-Treaters |
- Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:14:18 +0000
Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Jeff Bezos May Seek HQ2 Close to Home Home Haunted? No Problem, New Survey Shows Answering the Call: HomeSmart CEO Pilots Irma Rescue Mission The annual Trick-or-Treat Index from Zillow puts San Francisco in the sweet spot: No. 1 […]
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|Great Spaces: Living Luxe in Beautiful Bradenton |
- Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:11:02 +0000
Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Survey: Broker Operations and Technology Relaxation Awaits: 2018 Best Places to Retire Great Spaces: Let’s All Move to Maui Florida real estate is on fire with addition of a four-bedroom home in the luxury Florida community The Concession, located in […]
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|Cyber Security: The Threat and the Measures to Take |
- Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:02:34 +0000
The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable this month discusses cyber security. Moderator: Robert Bailey, Broker/Owner, Bailey Properties, Santa Cruz, Calif.; Liaison for Large Residential Firms Relations, NAR Panelists: Rick Haase, President, Latter & Blum Inc., REALTORS®, New Orleans, La. Joan Docktor, President, Fox & Roach REALTORS®, Devon, Pa. Gurtej Sodhi, CIO/EVP, Crye-Leike […]
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|Ready When Opportunity Knocks |
- Sat, 14 Oct 2017 04:04:45 +0000
Smart Expansion Fuels Growth at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties Mike Huff has a simple philosophy when it comes to growth: go to where the opportunities are. It is this mindset that put him on the path to taking Anderson Properties from five agents in Houston to 1,000 agents in 40 locations throughout Texas, Oklahoma […]
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|NAR Adds New Members Medicare Exchange to REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace |
- Sat, 14 Oct 2017 04:02:55 +0000
Nearly 200,000 members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) are already age 65 or older, and next year, it’s estimated that nearly 100 members will turn 65 every day, according to the NAR 2017 Member Profile. Turning 65 is a milestone event that typically includes eligibility for Medicare; however, most Medicare recipients also purchase […]
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||The Wall Street Journal Real Estate News
|Greece Impact on Property Limited But Investors Are Concerned About Spain |
- Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:55:04 +0000
So far, commercial real-estate analysts looking at Europe’s booming market are not too concerned that Greece’s turmoil will spread further afield.
|Blessing in Disguise: Greece Crisis Could Cool Property Market |
- Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:59:57 +0000
Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets.
|Millennials Just Like the Rest of Us When it Comes to Home Renovations |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:19:44 +0000
Contrary to popular perception, younger people aren’t more keen on trendy upgrades such as green materials and smart technology when it comes to renovating their homes, a new survey finds.
|Economists Assign Blame For Housing Shortage |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:43:07 +0000
The national supply of homes for sale is getting squeezed by the small amount of equity millions of would-be sellers have in their properties and relatively weak output from home builders, according to economists speaking Friday at a real-estate conference in Miami.
|Low Income and Underwater |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:14:09 +0000
Even in places where negative equity has mostly vanished, areas with lower median incomes are doing worse.
|Economists: Home Builders Neglecting Entry-Level Market |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:56:46 +0000
Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand. They’re focusing more of their resources instead, the economists said, on building pricey homes for buyers with ample credit.
|Principal Reduction: A Mortgage Quandary With No Easy Answers |
- Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:34:59 +0000
Pretty much ever since he took the helm in January 2014, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt has been under pressure from housing advocates and some lawmakers to allow mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce the mortgage principal on at least some home loans.