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26 04, 2017

Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included?

By | April 26th, 2017|Inman Select|0 Comments

Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included? Andrea V. Brambila How much is a “transaction-ready” buyer worth? Real estate giant Zillow Group may find out when it relaunches the newest addition to its portal arsenal, RealEstate.com. Last month, Zillow Group announced it would revamp the domain as a consumer search portal targeting millennial homebuyers. Now, [...]

26 04, 2017

Daily market update: April 26, 2017

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Daily market update: April 26, 2017 Inman We’ll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news Wednesday, April 26 Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey Mortgage applications increased 2.7 percent from one week earlier The Refinance Index increased 7 percent from the previous [...]

26 04, 2017

6 simple steps for agents to increase personal safety

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6 simple steps for agents to increase personal safety Marian McPherson As Realtor and safety expert, Paula Monthofer says it’s a jungle out there. And unfortunately, real estate agents are some of the easiest targets; they’re both visible and eager to be kind and available to every potential client that comes their way. Here are [...]

26 04, 2017

Ask the experts: How digital workflows sharpen a brokerage

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Ask the experts: How digital workflows sharpen a brokerage Inman DocuSign innovators discuss how digital transformation will help you close faster than the competition Independent experts and real estate brokerages around the country agree: getting rid of paper and going digital is a win-win for savings and earning power. Not only can it save time, [...]

26 04, 2017

Realtors® Say White House Tax Plan “Does Anything But” Support Homeownership

By | April 26th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

The White House today released a smattering of details surrounding its plan for tax reform, and Realtors® are wary. Despite the plan’s proponents reaffirming in a news conference that the plan was created with homeownership in mind, National Association of Realtors® president William E. Brown says homeowners should take heed. “While we appreciate the Administration’s [...]

26 04, 2017

Properties Typically Sold Faster at 34 Days in March 2017 Amid Tight Supply

By | April 26th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members “For the last house that you closed in the past month, how long was it on the market from listing time to the time the seller accepted the buyer’s offer?” Amid strong demand and tight supply, properties sold in March 2017 [...]

26 04, 2017

Apple Stores Even More Like Apple Schools; Shopping Gets Ethical; More in Five for Wednesday

By | April 26th, 2017|NAR|0 Comments

Apple’s retail stores have long offered educational workshops, but the programs they’re rolling out in May — collectively known as “Today at Apple” — really up the ante. There will be 60 different programs for both kids and adults, and all are free. Online bank Aspriration will rank the companies from which you purchase things, [...]

26 04, 2017

26 personal branding insights from real estate experts

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26 personal branding insights from real estate experts Seth Price “Without a brand, you’re just two clicks away from obscurity.” That’s the message I’ve been sharing with audiences across North America for the past five years. I’ve been on a bit of a mission to transform the way people think about personal branding to accelerate [...]

25 04, 2017

Neighborhood showdown: How 2 teams broke it down for buyers

By | April 25th, 2017|Inman Select|0 Comments

Neighborhood showdown: How 2 teams broke it down for buyers Amber Taufen “I’m looking to buy in your area, and I keep hearing about these two neighborhoods right next to each other — but what’s the difference?” That’s the question that agents in the Phoenix area who service Chandler and Gilbert are constantly hearing. So [...]