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Go Brent Realty launches homeowner matchmaking database - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 1:55pm
The online database is free for homeowners located in the Washington, D.C., metro area, and homeowners can opt to provide as much or as little personal information to Go Brent as they like.
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E-recording now an option for more than 9 in 10 Americans - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12:16pm
Electronic document recording providers Simplifile, ePN and CSC grow their networks even as business slows.
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How to help new agents fail upward - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 11:01am
Help your new agents by encouraging them to let missteps become stepping stones. They'll win in the short term and develop what they need to have long and successful careers, says coach Darryl Davis. 
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Homebuyers descend upon a key battleground: the suburbs - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 10:57am
The pandemic-era home market has been marked by frenzied competition among buyers. But one arena in particular has been hardest-fought.
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Listing agents using Zillow 3D Home tours no longer have to manually add their tours to Redfin. This is the second partnership between the real estate search portal rivals since 2019.
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The dip in competition can be attributed to the increase in mortgage rates, which reached 5.3 percent in May after starting March at just 3.76 percent.
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Being a standout leader can take many forms and often requires you to stand back and give support instead of grabbing the spotlight, says The Agency's Santiago Arana. 
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Compass is not in immediate peril, but it is approaching a critical juncture where it will either need to raise more money or reduce expenses, according to data expert Mike DelPrete.
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Almost a year after streamlining its buy box to avoid median-priced homes, co-ownership platform Pacaso claims it has had a net positive impact on the destinations it operates in.
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The addition of the Nashville-based brokerage to its ranks would help build on the existing affinity between the region and Northwest Florida, a press release stated. Corcoran also announced the affiliate has been named the official brokerage of the Tennessee Titans.
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The slowdown in construction activity comes as the average for a 30-year loan rose to 5.3 percent last week, up from 2.49 percent a year ago, according to new data released by the US Census Bureau on Wednesday.
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Economic uncertainty and stock market volatility may have helped drive 12 percent decline in purchase mortgage applications.
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What’s your retirement plan or exit strategy? Pulse - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 2:00am
This week, we're wondering: Are you planning to continue running your business well into your golden years, or have you put a plan in place that will allow you to retire? Do you have passive income investments already, or is that part of a "someday" dream?
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NAR and co-defendants Realogy, Keller Williams, RE/MAX and HomeServices of America are asking a higher court to let them appeal a decision to make an antitrust commission suit a class action.
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Julian Johnston wasn't always a natural team leader, but his strong work ethic has helped make him the No. 1 Realtor in Miami Beach and his team the No. 7 small team by sales volume, according to RealTrends.
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Tune in: 5 podcasts your wallet will thank you for - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 1:55am
Fair warning: These podcasts are guaranteed to change how you see money, according to coach Rachael Hite. Keep a notebook handy because you are bound to hit pause and repeat with some of the thought-provoking and budget-changing advice on offer.
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Starting out in the real estate business presents its own unique challenges. By taking the time to consider your finances and lead generation activities, you’ll set yourself up for success in the long run.
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A quick reference guide for common real estate agent expenses to help you determine whether or not they are tax-deductible.
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Fintech focused on purchase mortgages planning to add more markets and new mortgage products later this year.
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Power Buyer Orchard now serving first-time homebuyers - Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 11:11am
After piloting cash-offer product in Texas and Colorado, company plans to offer Buy With Orchard in all of its markets in the months ahead.
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Startup offers tenant placement services at a lower price, plans to roll out full suite of tech to make renting better for all parties.
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In the first quarter of 2022, just under 45 percent of Black families owned their home, compared to 74 percent of white families, according to a Redfin analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released Tuesday.
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The plan focuses on the federally funded construction of hundreds of thousands of affordable units, the loosening of restrictive zoning and the introduction of new federal financing options.
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There is no question that rising interest rates have pushed us into a market shift, according to team leader Carl Medford. Here's how to have those all-important discussions with your buyer clients about timing, markets and budget to overcome their objections.
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You have myriad options to be saving for your future financial success. Certified Financial Planner Jordan Curnutt tells you how to maximize the potential of your investments.
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Builder confidence hits lowest level since June 2020 - Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:57am
A decline in consumer demand amid rising interest rates, increases in materials costs and home price growth led builder confidence to drop 8 points to 69 in May, according to the NAHB.
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Recessions can be nerve-wracking for real estate investors. But several factors make rentals a smart investment in uncertain times.
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The Agency sails into Seattle with new franchise - Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 5:01am
The office marks the firms 35th franchise to date and its fourth location in the Pacific Northwest.
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An ongoing inventory shortage is driving record increases of monthly rents for single-family homes, CoreLogic says.
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