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California Realtor reported missing - Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 11:08am
According to a spokesperson for the Roseville Police Department, Briana "Bri" Ferguson, 41, was last seen on Friday, Dec. 14 at around 2:48 p.m. in her home in west Roseville. Ferguson is described as approximately 5-feet 8-inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. Her car is a white, 2015, Jeep Grand Cherokee with the license plate 7LHK752.
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Is now a good time to buy a home or not? - Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 8:37am
The number of people who believe now is a good time to buy a house is dropping, according to findings released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
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Compass nabs top Nashville team - Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 8:31am
One of Tennessee’s top teams is making the jump to Compass. Erin Krueger, formerly of Synergy Real Estate, is taking her six licensed agents, three administrators and more than $120 million in transactions to Compass, starting this week.
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"The average agent is just chasing things that are not helping them make more money."
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Housing starts and permits come in ahead of expectations - Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:44am
Housing permits, new housing starts and completions are all trending upward from last month, but housing starts and completions are still at a lower rate than a year ago, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Why 2019 will be the year of the first-time homebuyer - Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 2:03am
As the year comes to a close, it’s time for Matthew Gardner, the chief economist for Windermere Real Estate, to dust off his crystal ball and see what we can expect in 2019.
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To be successful in real estate investing, you have to believe in yourself above all else. Here are five steps for building the confidence to realize your real estate dreams.
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When it comes to putting a roof over their heads, single women have definitely broken through the drywall ceiling, according to the latest research from LendingTree.
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In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: A leading broker is considering hiring one of his top producer's main competitors, inadvertently blindsiding and offending his veteran agent. 
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Wall Street sinks, pulling real estate shares down with it - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Wall Street took a beating Monday, sending shares of major real estate companies plummeting and erasing fortunes across virtually every industry in the U.S.
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Homelessness edges up despite low unemployment rate - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:24pm
Homelessness increased slightly in 2018, as rising rents continued to limit access to affordable housing despite a low unemployment rate.
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California home a testament to sci-fi’s futuristic past - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 10:56am
In the parlance of architecture, Malika Junaid describes her 10,000-square-foot Los Altos Hills, California, home as "ultra modern and minimalist."
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A man who tore down a historic San Francisco home, designed in 1936 by the modernist architect Richard Neutra, has been ordered to rebuild an exact replica.
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Purplebricks' core U.K. market continues to grow and is meaningfully profitable, proving that the model works. Key performance indicators in its other three markets reveal a deeper story of investment, growth and challenges.
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The Grinch is selling a charming rowhouse in Baltimore — just in time for the holidays.
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Michael Pressnall, who is vice president of industry relations for realtor.com, says the housing shortage from Seattle started to bleed into Tacoma, where home prices have risen 13.2 percent year-over-year.
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Gary Keller allegedly explored buying VirBELA, the vendor of eXp Realty’s virtual world, before the latter scooped the company up in an acquisition.
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Learn how to focus on those high-dollar, high-return, high-payoff activities
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“There are so many folks who are great at sales, but they’re not managing the business properly, and that’s what we really wanted to help them do”
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Builder confidence hits lowest level in more than 3 years - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 7:16am
Builder confidence amid affordability concerns dropped to its lowest level since the spring of 2015, according to the Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
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Learn the secrets of pitching successful TV shows and how they can be applied to real estate.
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CoreLogic acquires digital photo and home tour startup - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:46am
CoreLogic has acquired HomeVisit, a real estate marketing and photography company, the data analytics firm announced Monday.
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A new study shows that affordability problems are made worse by the skyrocketing costs of labor needed to actually build more housing.
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Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman believes the U.S. has neglected the middle class, leaving an entire generation with little savings and few geographical roots.
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3 scripts for handling the ever-popular pricing objection - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 2:43am
When a potential seller says, “We have to net X from our sale,” do you know exactly how to respond? Below are three scripts to help you overcome this and other common pricing objections to price the property right.
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6 tips for using YouTube to get more clients - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:33am
YouTube can be a goldmine of leads for your business, not just leads but clients who close. Here’s the secret to getting YouTube to work for your business.
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6 tips for making your listing glow this holiday season - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:09am
This time of year might be considered a quiet period for the real estate industry, but the holidays are actually a fantastic time to showcase your listing's special features. Here are six ways to make the most of the holiday season while your listing is on the market.
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When brokers become property managers - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:01am
With their fingers on the pulse of the local residential real estate market, it’s no surprise that more and more brokers add to their acumen as property managers. According to U.S. Census estimates, the number of single-family rentals in the U.S. grew by 31% in the ten year period following the housing crisis of 2007 to 2016.
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Lessons from luxury travel you can use right now - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:01am
Intuitive service. Meticulous hospitality. Exceptional customer experiences. These are essential in real estate — but they’re also the hallmarks of the luxury travel industry.
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6 steps to make 2019 your best year ever - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:01am
Volatility in the market doesn’t mean you need to lower your expectations. I’m a firm believer that 2019 will be full of opportunity and can be your absolute #BestYearEver. If you agree, I’ve got six steps that should form the foundation of your success over the next 13 months.
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In 2019, think like a platform, not a brokerage - Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:01am
The real estate industry is at a pivotal moment. Change is not only coming; it’s already here. It’s disrupting the industry, and traditional brokerages are the ones most affected.
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