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11 ways to avoid referral roulette
Agent referrals can be incredibly helpful for both those on the giving and the receiving ends, but they need to be handled with care. Here are 11 ways to avoid a referral gone wrong.[...]
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Pulse: How do you treat yourself?
Self-care is more than a trendy buzzword, it's critical to staying afloat in this hustle culture-driven industry. As part of Inman's Agent Appreciation Month, we're asking you all to divulge your secrets for avoiding burnout.[...]
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$100M Coldwell Banker agent leaves Compass after 3 weeks
Frankel, a 20-year veteran of Coldwell Banker, closed $98.5M in sales volume in 2018, making him a top producer at the brokerage.[...]
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How to deal with a ‘Listing Impossible’
Regardless of the price range you serve, sooner or later you’ll get stuck with what seems like an impossible listing because the sellers refuse to do what’s needed to get the property sold. CNBC’s new series "Listing Impossible" is packed with takeaways about how to confront thorny issues.[...]
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Stop fearing failure! Embrace it
Rather than wallowing in your missteps, turn failure into strength. By accepting your failures and analyzing what went wrong, you can learn from the experience and leverage that learning into “fail-proofing” your business.[...]
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Apartment-hotel startup Locale raises $11M in Series A
Locale plans to use the capital to bolster its staff, expand to new markets and upgrade its product offerings.[...]
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Smart-home tech for agents: Comparing home security cameras
In this episode of “Smart-home tech for agents,” Brandon Doyle compares Arlo Ultra, Ring Spotlight Cam and Blink XT2 to uncover which is the best for homeowners' needs.[...]
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BoxBrownie, RESAAS announce partnership for image enhancement services
Vancouver, British Columbia-based RESAAS Services, Inc. and Australian image enhancement company BoxBrownie announced a partnership Wednesday that will offer photography editing and visual marketing assets to 475,000 subscribers.[...]
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Home sales climb in December for a strong finish to 2019
Existing-home sales jumped 10.8 percent year-over-year in December, according to the National Association of Realtors.[...]
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Unison CEO talks Netflix for real estate, social responsibility
Thomas Sponholtz's company assists buyers with their down payments and helps existing homeowners access their equity — services that he says give consumers more and better financing options.[...]
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Renters are flocking to Denver, leaving Detroit
A new study from Apartment List analyzes data on millions of searches to see where the site's users are considering moving.[...]
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The search for housing in San Francisco continues — this time, with subterranean ‘sleeping pods’
Development company Elsey Partners has proposed two new apartment buildings in San Francisco's Mission District that seek to provide affordable housing options by way of underground communal living areas in a city that's increasingly pricing out the average person.[...]
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Real estate fundraising plunges to lowest level in 6 years
The amount of capital raised by real estate private equity funds shrunk from $35 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 to $18 billion in 2019.[...]
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JLL, Century 21 among top real estate firms on Forbes diversity list
A handful of well-known real estate firms have landed on Forbes' 2020 list of best employers for diversity, with JLL and Century 21 taking the top spots among companies in the property business.[...]
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Meryl Streep sells Tribeca penthouse for $15.8M
After listing for $24.6 million in 2018 and being cut in price twice, Meryl Streep’s New York apartment has sold for $15.8 million.[...]
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Nonprofit to buy home occupied by homeless moms since November
California Governor Gavin Newsom and Oakland's mayor have signed on to a solution that would allow the nonprofit to buy the home "for a price not to exceed the appraised value."[...]
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Vulture investors are scooping up defaulted real estate debt in China
Several large firms have invested more than $3B in nonperforming Chinese commercial loans, according to a Wall Street Journal report.[...]
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