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Window to the Law: Avoiding Unlicensed Practice of Law

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. Watch the new Window to the Law video from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) […]

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Florence’s Wake: Housing Starts Underwhelm

The extent of Hurricane Florence’s impact is widening, with construction falling 13.7 percent month-over-month in the South. At a 5.3 percent decline from the last month, September starts underwhelmed, according to the Commerce Department. Combined, housing starts totaled 1.2 million, with 324,000 multifamily (five units or more) starts and 871,000 single-family starts. On an annual […]

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Is Your Group Missing Out on .realestate?

NAR PULSE—Your agents cover a lot of ground…your digital presence should, too. For a limited time only, members, firms and boards of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) have exclusive access to purchase .realestate web addresses before they become available to the public. From lonestar.realestate to brooklyn.realestate, the possibilities are endless. Make sure your group […]

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Adopting Innovation From Within to Survive a Shifting Industry

United Real Estate takes the lead on proprietary technological innovation Becoming acquainted with innovation is no easy feat, especially within real estate, an industry that’s continuously being reshaped by technology and disruptive business models. So, how do brokerages keep afloat within the swirling seas of change? For United Real Estate, the answer is simple—innovate first, […]

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Top 5 Ways to Connect With Your Luxury Audience

Making sure you are implementing the right targeting strategies is so crucial when it comes to connecting with the wealthy. As revealed in our previous blog, “Top Secrets of Working With High-Net Worth Individuals,” today’s elite are comprised of a very different audience when compared with the demographics as little as 10 years ago. These […]

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Hurricane Michael Claims at Least 18 Lives and Demolishes Homes

Hurricane Michael—a Category 4 mammoth storm and the first of its strength to hit the Florida Gulf Coast with such force since 1851, when recordkeeping began—swept through the Florida Panhandle on October 10 with winds over 155 mph, leaving Mexico Beach in piles of rubble and claiming the lives of at least 18 people, as […]

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Historic Inventory Shortage Across U.S., realtor.com Reports

Inventory on a nationwide basis is low; in fact, shortages are at their worst in 20 years. What is the current market climate? Looking at the first six months of 2018, inventory listed on realtor.com® is 18.2 percent lower than it was during the same period of 2015. And the raw number for homes on […]

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Move? No Thanks, Homeowners Say

Are you happy in your home, or are you looking to move? If your answer to the first question is yes, you’re in the company of 83 percent of homeowners, according to Zillow’s annual report on Consumer Housing Trends. In fact, 63 percent have no intention of moving, either because they’re content with their current […]

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A House to Build a Dream On

Bob and Laura Keane’s Nantucket Getaway Delivers a Promise for Generations to Come For Bob and Laura Keane, it’s all about family; cookouts on the beach with happy kids splashing in the surf, the annual family tennis tournament and generations of extended family simply spending time together. It’s why the Connecticut-based Keanes have vacationed in […]

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Cost-Cutting Is the New Normal in Relocation: Survey

With the economy on a historic run and employment at milestone numbers, companies are firming up their resources and talent. For corporate mobility professionals, a combination of factors is shaping strategy—and the most significant is the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to new research. Approximately three-quarters (74 percent) of respondents in the 2018 Atlas […]

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