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Total Expert wants to let banks, lenders track people’s lives
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 7:00:08
Journey Creator, as the tool is called, is designed to let banks and lenders craft marketing campaigns around major events in consumers' lives. It draws on data to identify those life events, and the company believes the end result will be that financial professionals... read more»

3 ways to unleash your inner confidence
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 2:55:41
Confidence in business, and basically any interaction in life, is absolutely essential and a key component in building any successful relationship. Just like other skills, it takes learning, practice and execution to effectively use that confidence on a daily basis. Here's how to get started. read more»

How to tighten your belt and cut unneeded expenses
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 2:08:43
The practice of real estate is expensive right out of the gate, so why waste even more money on fancy tech toys you don't need or don't have time to learn about? Here's how to stop being wasteful and start taking advantage of the free tools you didn't know you had. read more»

Over sending birthday cards? Try these 7 unforgettable ways to connect with past clients
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 2:00:39
Everyone has received a generic birthday card from the dentist or insurance agent. It’s nice to be recognized, but it doesn’t make a lasting impact. Here are three business-building activities that are memorable, personal and keep the agent at the top of the client’s mind. read more»

4 tips for locking up after an open house
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 1:30:32
The basics of securing a home after an open house might seem obvious enough: After you’re sure the last buyer has walked out the front door, lock it! But so often we become complacent, and we can’t afford to. Here are a few helpful steps you can take to ensure a property is fully secure before leaving. read more»

50+ content marketing ideas that’ll reel in buyers
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 0:30:48
We spend all day answering questions from clients. Turn those queries into your next blog post, YouTube video or Facebook Live segment. Here are more than 50 ideas for content related to buyers to help them get off the sidelines and become homeowners. read more»

MoveEasy to launch ‘Concierge for Life’ Amazon Alexa skill in May
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:51:35
Post-transaction service company MoveEasy on Tuesday announced the upcoming launch of “Concierge for Life,” a new Amazon Alexa skill. read more»

Constellation buys cloud-based marketing company TORCHx
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 9:26:40
Toronto-based Constellation Real Estate Group on Tuesday announced it would be acquiring TORCHx, a cloud-based marketing solutions company. read more»

Connect Las Vegas: Attendees share why you need to be there
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 9:20:32
"If you value how your business world will look tomorrow, you better be there," Boris Geheniau said. read more»

Home prices rose in February
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 8:05:03
U.S. home prices are up a modest 0.5 percent from January to February, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. read more»

New-home sales rose in March
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 7:16:25
New-home sales rose 4.5 percent from February to March and increased 3 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted rate of 692,000. read more»

Spring awakening? Homebuyer forecast rosier than first projected
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 6:41:03
For those expecting a rough homebuying season, there's reason to remain hopeful. on Tuesday issued a revised forecast projecting a more robust market than originally predicted. read more»

Judge rules against condo board’s discriminatory swimming pool rule
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 5:22:45
The ACLU announced a victory in a discrimination suit against a New Jersey condominium community for seniors that enforced a policy that limited tenants’ pool usage based on their gender. read more»

Fresh design ideas for staging a home in spring
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 2:30:14
Interior Marketing Group Founder and CEO Cheryl Eisen and Co-Staging Director Christina Slater offer some simple-to-implement tips for staging contemporary, yet warm environments. read more»

How to find your niche market as an agent
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 1:30:27
Today’s up-and-coming homebuying generations, from the millennials to Gen Z, are all about personalized service. It’s no secret; they expect it at every turn, and that includes their real estate transactions.   read more»

Why it’s actually the seller who pays our commission
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 1:23:36
For years, our industry has fervently debated who really pays the commission — the buyer or the seller. This debate turned up at the final session of Inman Disconnect, where one attendee argued that it's the buyers who actually pay the commission because it's embedded in the purchase price. Here's why this argument is wrong. read more»

Would you like to work at a brokerage where you own a piece of the pie?
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 0:25:04
Counselor Realty isn't a true cooperative, but it operates a lot like one. Almost 100 of the company’s agents are shareholder-partners, and they love it. Here, Andy Barns and Nick Dreher, the company's CEO and director of growth, respectively, share more about this unusual brokerage model. read more»

Keller Williams iBuyer program Keller Offers to debut in May
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:33:04
Keller Williams will launch an iBuying program next month in Texas and plans to expand that program to as many as eight metro areas by the end of the year. read more»