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News 1 - Elle Phillips
Want to be better at prospecting? 10 traits and strategies to adopt
As real estate agents, we are sales professionals. We find customers, we talk to customers, we serve customers. If we are trying to skip any of those steps, we are not doing our jobs. Here are the attitudes and behaviors of the best sales professionals.[...]
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NAR: Housing market is ‘topping out’ due to inventory shortage
Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR, reports that the GDP is back to its pre-pandemic peak, consumers are ready to spend their stimulus checks, and single-family housing starts are ramping up.[...]
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Get after it! 7 text messaging tips to better engage leads and clients
No other communication channel is as used today as text messaging, at least in terms of volume. Texting is also highly personalized because your brand is getting all of the recipient's attention. Here's how to make your efforts count.[...]
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Half of big lenders still get most mortgage applications on paper
More than nine out of 10 mortgage lenders offer online applications, but a surprisingly large proportion of their customers aren't using them.[...]
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Berkshire Hathaway Miami outpost to relaunch luxury magazine
Through a partnership with Havas House, Miami-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices EWM Realty is expanding and revamping its long-running "Lifestyles of South Florida" magazine.[...]
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Manchin to Realtors: Bipartisanship is built on personal relationships
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, discussed making deals across the aisle at the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference.[...]
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The catch-22 behind the path to profitability for Compass
Leading industry analysts shared with Inman their evaluations of Compass's earnings and how the path to profitability could impact agents.[...]
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NAR board votes to require addresses on MLS listings
The ongoing, controversial debate surrounding pocket listings finds some resolution, with NAR voting to make addresses immediately available to other MLS subscribers. Here are the details.[...]
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Airbnb faces Q1 loss of $1B
Despite continuing to suffer losses in the wake of the pandemic, Airbnb's CEO Brian Chesky expressed optimism about an upcoming summer full of pent-up travel demand.[...]
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Inman Review: Tenants and leasing teams get better connected with RentTango
Digital lead-to-lease solution RentTango is more "consumer app" than business system — a feat not easy to achieve in a segment of the industry that's so numbers-based.[...]
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WATCH: ‘If consumers lose, agents lose’ in new world of real estate finance
At Connect Now on May 18, Clelia Peters is hosting the first of a three-part series on disruptions in finance and will dive in with leaders in transaction facilitation. Check out a sneak peek of the discussion.[...]
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Smart Home Tech: What are the best smart thermostat options?
Smart thermostats are a great choice for many homeowners. They allow you to adjust and set your home's temperature right from your phone — and save you money in the long run, too. Here are a few options.[...]
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The Real Word: $136M Montana ranch sets record
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. In this edition of The Real Word, they'll discuss NAR’s controversial proposal, the sale of Climbing Arrow Ranch and an agent who tested out the Knock Home Swap.[...]
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Nearly 75% of offers written by Redfin agents entered bidding wars in April
According to the latest data from real estate brokerage Redfin, 72 percent of its agents entered into a bidding war in the April.[...]
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Compass faces yet another suit regarding recruiting tactics
Christie's International Real Estate has filed a lawsuit against Compass for recruiting four agents for the purpose of gaining access to trade secrets.[...]
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Become the local expert! A low-cost, 5-step digital farming strategy
Digital farming is a low- to no-cost real estate farming strategy that will add value to the people on your email list and generate more listings as a result. Here’s a proven method I’ve used in my own business to provide the kind of value that leads to relationships and transactions.[...]
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8 strategies to get more leads — and sell more real estate
With discipline, persistence and an action-oriented acceleration plan, you can turn your real estate business into a high-growth, high-profit enterprise. Here are a few tried-and-true strategies.[...]
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