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Family Teams: The New Succession Planning Model?
6/17/2018 12:04 PM
This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses family teaming and succession planning. Moderator Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, The Keyes Company, Miami, Fla.; Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations, NAR Panelists OB Jacobi, Co-President, Windemere Real Estate, Seattle, Wash...Read More
New Study: 2018 Real Estate IRA Trends Revealed
6/17/2018 12:03 PM
From single-family houses to apartment buildings and commercial properties, Entrust clients have a long history of investing in real estate to bolster and diversify their retirement savings portfolios. Our new 2018 Real Estate Investor Market Research Report offers analysis and insights into where and what kinds of transactions Entrust clients a...Read More
Study Shows Slight Gap Between Owner Perception and Appraiser Opinion of Home
6/15/2018 11:02 PM
Homeowners and appraisers are coming closer to being on the same page, and in an increasing number of metro areas, appraisals are even higher than what owners expected. In May, appraised values were 0.34 percent lower than expected, according to Quicken Loans’ National Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). This is a vast improvement from the [R...Read More
U.S. Home Equity Lines of Credit Increase 14 Percent in Q1 2018
6/15/2018 11:01 PM
ATTOM Data Solutions released its Q1 2018 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report this week, which shows that more than 1.8 million (1,813,691) loans secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in Q1 2018, down 5 percent from the previous quarter and down 3 percent from a year ago. 665,887 of the […] The...Read More
Great Spaces: Sunny Beach Town Spots
6/15/2018 11:00 PM
June has the weather in most of the country warming up, with long beach days on the horizon. To celebrate, we’re running down some of the most stunning homes set in our favorite sunny beach towns. Sweet Spot on the Southern Coast Located in the gated Helms Port community in Wilmington, N.C., this charming, custom-built […] The...Read More
Spending Money to Create Profit
6/14/2018 3:37 PM
In the following interview, Greg McClure, CEO/broker of Realty ONE Group Complete in Rocklin, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, profitability, recruitment strategies and more. Region Served: Greater Sacramento, Calif. Years in Real Estate: 21 Number of Offices: 2, with 1 opening in July Number of Agents: 400 +/- Best Time Management...Read More
Kilauea Destroys More Homes, Hawaii’s Real Estate Community Bands Together
6/14/2018 3:29 PM
Over a month after the initial outburst by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on the Big Island, fissures continue to spew fountains of lava up to 150 feet in the air, and the volcano has not shown signs of reduced seismic activity or eruptions following a turbulent six weeks. As the lava continues to flow into the […] The post Read More
Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year
6/13/2018 4:01 PM
As predicted by all officials, the Fed raised rates for the second time in 2018—from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The remainder of 2018 and 2019 may see more gradual hikes, with analysts predicting two more increases by year’s end in order to curb future inflation concerns following reports of a strong labor market and […] The p...Read More
Opendoor to Expand Services and Market Areas With $325M in Series E Round
6/13/2018 3:48 PM
Opendoor, an online real estate company claiming to make home-buying and –selling a stress-free and near instantaneous experience, just raised $325 million in a Series E round of financing. The technology-powered company is one of many so-called industry “disruptors” looking to stray from the traditional real estate model by replacin...Read More
RPR® Shares 8 Powerful Resources for Building a Lead Capture System
6/12/2018 3:35 PM
NAR PULSE—Building a high-converting lead capture system is appealing for many real estate agents; but the process of building the lead forms and pages can be a complex and daunting process. It doesn’t need to be this way. Check out these solutions worth considering before building your next lead capture system. Learn more. Fair Housing […...Read More

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