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There's a new home listing that's been making the Internet rounds this week, and it's a must-see for anyone who is selling their house, considering selling their house, or just wants to do a little point-and-stare. Oh, and for mannequin lovers. Let us explain.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:59 am
Water heater maintenance goes well beyond just checking the thermostat, however. Here are some detailed tips for making sure your water heater lives a long, full life.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:59 am


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

In an inventory-starved, raging-hot seller's market, finding homesellers who are ready to pull the trigger and connecting with them fast can mean the difference between becoming the real estate agent who lists that home and the agent who wishes she had
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:19 pm
Jerry Holden is the president and broker for The Holden Agency. After a career in professional baseball, Holden redirected his competitive mindset toward real estate and quickly built a reputation of success in the industry
Author: Samantha Bullock
Posted: July 20, 2017, 8:57 pm
HouseLens, a provider of visual marketing solutions for the real estate industry, has joined forces with the real estate portal to integrate HouseLens professional walkthrough video tours on the site's listing pages at no charge to agents. (HouseLens' video creation pricing can be found here -- packages with video start at $225.)
Author: Fabiana Gordon
Posted: July 20, 2017, 8:21 pm
If you slept through all of 2016, then you might have missed the news that there weren't enough appraisers last year for all the properties that needed appraising
Author: Amber Taufen
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:48 pm
On July 29, Fannie Mae will activate an update to “Desktop Underwriter,” the software that analyzes borrower applications and grants approval -- “DU” in shorthand spoken with reverence or disgust throughout the industry. This update will make it easier for us to approve loans
Author: Lou Barnes
Posted: July 20, 2017, 3:31 pm
In approaching this small -- but inevitable -- slice of the market, agents are sometimes presented with opportunities to get their foot in the door by attending FSBO open houses or hold marketing events for FSBOs if asked. But is it a good idea
Author: Gill South
Posted: July 20, 2017, 3:14 pm
Disruptors are everywhere. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are examples of innovation that will supposedly make real estate agents as obsolete as travel agents
Author: Jackson Cooper
Posted: July 20, 2017, 10:00 am
Many real estate agents are seeing tremendous value gained by implementing video in their business. Much of that "video following" revolves around having an active YouTube channel, which makes sense as this medium of communication reaches more Americans (on mobile devices alone) than any TV network
Author: Wade Vander Molen
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:20 am
Want to win listings more often but aren’t sure how to beat the big real estate teams that dominate your local market? Although it may seem like you’re fighting a losing battle when competing with big teams, you actually have some unique advantages as a solo agent that you can leverage to come out ahead
Author: Pat Hiban
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:00 am
Today we have some harsh facts about the realities of what is going to take place as instant offer programs move from larger test cities to your own backyard
Author: Tim & Julie Harris
Posted: July 20, 2017, 8:30 am
Most days, the work I do to earn a living doesn’t seem like work. I spend time driving, walking, writing and on social media. I meet with people, I tour houses with and without clients. I have lunch or coffee with people I enjoy spending time with and call it a meeting
Author: Teresa Boardman
Posted: July 20, 2017, 8:00 am
Everything seems to be moving online these days. More and more people are getting information and offers from mobile devices. Does this mean direct mail is dead? If you said yes, think again!
Author: Devon Broderick
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:40 pm
Real estate listing photos appear to be the subject of increasing legal skirmishes lately, and there are at least two players in the industry not ready to give up the fight for their rights to them
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:30 pm
A Texas listing has taken the internet by storm thanks to shocking listing photos that show mannequins calmly waiting on a drink in the kitchen, sitting in front of the bed or gleefully playing on a reading room ceiling
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:26 pm
Alex Wang will take the stage at Inman Connect San Francisco during our Marketing Intensive Track on Thursday, August 10, to teach others how to use review sites to enhance your online presence
Author: Samantha Bullock
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:49 pm
Although most experts would agree the housing market has mostly recovered, some Gen-Xers are still behind millennials when it comes to building equity because their area's home values haven't rebounded
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:29 pm
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news
Author: Inman
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:21 pm
Houzz released its Q2 Renovation Barometer, a report that tracks confidence in the home renovation market among a range of industry professionals, such as interior designers, architects and professional landscapers
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:18 pm

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