Existing-home sales decline in December after 2 months of gains
Inman
January 22, 2019

Existing-home sales decline in December after 2 months of gains

Existing-home sales declined 6.4 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.99 million, following two straight months of consecutive gains.
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A simple 5-step system for generating referrals
Inman
January 22, 2019

A simple 5-step system for generating referrals

All real estate agents want to get more referrals, but asking clients for referrals isn’t always easy. Stacey Brown Randall has a solution to this problem. She created a complete five-step system for generating referrals without asking for them.
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Tony Hawk says real estate agents will go extinct in Home Bay ad
Inman
January 21, 2019

Tony Hawk says real estate agents will go extinct in Home Bay ad

Potashner says the savings Home Bay is able to offer buyers and sellers isn’t because his company is skirting on service — he says his tech platform makes everything more efficient and faster, with an average sale time of 38 days.
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What brokers need to consider about data security
Inman
January 21, 2019

What brokers need to consider about data security

Remember, a company with the world’s most sophisticated data security could be using your data in inappropriate ways, while the most well-intentioned business could be leaking your data without anyone knowing.
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Agent killed while trying to evict tenants from building he managed
Inman
January 21, 2019

Agent killed while trying to evict tenants from building he managed

Police arrested three people in connection with the death of a real estate agent who was shot and killed while trying to evict tenants from an apartment.
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A €1 home in an Italian paradise? Sure, but there’s a catch
Inman
January 21, 2019

A €1 home in an Italian paradise? Sure, but there’s a catch

If you have just one euro – roughly $1.14 – you can own a home in the Sicilian city of Sambuca – but there’s one major catch.
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The real estate industry gets in on the 10-year challenge
Inman
January 21, 2019

The real estate industry gets in on the 10-year challenge

As part of the ‘10-Year Challenge,’ celebs and regular people alike are posting contrasting posts of themselves in 2009 and 2019 all over social media.
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3 Tips for Thriving in a Changing Market
Inman
January 21, 2019

3 Tips for Thriving in a Changing Market

Over the last few years, agents have enjoyed a period of soaring home prices, lower interest rates, and a historic housing shortage, creating the ideal market for home sellers, and business for the listing agents at your firm.
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How to transform your client relationships with a CRM tool
Inman
January 21, 2019

How to transform your client relationships with a CRM tool

In luxury real estate, customer relationships are everything — so it’s no surprise that many leading companies are implementing customer relationship management (CRM) systems. If you’re considering adding CRM to your mix, here are five things to know.
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The shutdown is tripping up real estate deals across the country
Inman
January 18, 2019

The shutdown is tripping up real estate deals across the country

With no end in sight to the shutdown — which began in December and hinges on political leaders disagreement over funding for a border wall — Realtors say the dire affects are seeping into more and more corners of the industry.
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