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Want more clients? Tap into marketing automation

The automation of marketing allows agents to stop wasting time and effort on mundane tasks and focus their attention on the customer experience instead. Here's how to go about it.[...]

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The Real Word: Hidden seller costs every agent should disclose

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss why agents need to disclose all costs to sellers, how buyers are usi[...]

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Matterport and former rival GeoCV settle 2-year patent dispute

GeoCV began winding down operations in October 2019, but the lawsuit between the former rivals continued on for another year.[...]

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Smart home tech for agents: Which is the better security camera?

Right now, security cameras can offer peace of mind for those staying and working at home. So, when it comes to price and functions, how does Eufy fare against Arlo?[...]

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How the pandemic is redefining what luxury means

Engel & Völkers Americas CEO Anthony Hitt on how buyer priorities have shifted, why inventory is tight and what luxury looks like in this new normal.[...]

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Real (Estate) Talk: What it’s like for me as a Black millennial female agent

For broker, coach and trainer Lee Davenport, experiencing microaggressions over years of working in real estate did more than just sting. Here, she shares her story — and what she hopes readers can [...]

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Corcoran follows the suburban boom into Westchester County

The brand is setting up shop in the suburbs north of New York City — just as President Trump seeks to characterize it as "ground zero" for crime.[...]

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Want more inventory? Nail the listing presentation

Everything in real estate is happening with rapid speed today. That's why you can't waste time with another boring presentation that does nothing to build trust. Here's what you can do instead to win [...]

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20 of the most mindbogglingly expensive homes sold this year

From $30 million Manhattan condos to a record-breaking $165 million Los Angeles estate, here's a look at 20 of the most expensive residential real estate deals to take place this year.[...]

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8 tips for recruiting to expand your team’s territory

To expand your team in this tight market, consider these tips on recruiting new team members who will be valuable contributors.  [...]

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Realable puts a unique spin on virtual tours

A former agent built this unique take on how to present listings to clients using Zillow, realtor.com and Matterport. It's part screen-share, part video tour.[...]

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Sales of homes in the Hamptons priced above $5M skyrocket 291%

The median sales price in the beachfront community surged 40 percent, to $1.2 million, compared to the same time last year, according to a new report from brokerage Douglas Elliman.[...]

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3 fundamental ways to support your team members

In today's shifting landscape, a lot of agents are coming and going — joining and exiting teams. So, what can leaders do to create an atmosphere of support and growth?[...]

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62% of homeowners support low-income housing in their neighborhood

According to Redfin's latest survey, a majority of Americans embrace low-income developments in their neighborhood; however, concerns still abound.[...]

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Even amid travel restrictions, Bahamas real estate lures many

One local broker said that prospective buyers are spending up to $18,000 a month to rent a home in which they can quarantine for 14 days before they start looking at properties.[...]

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NAR’s proposed ethics changes miss the mark

If the intent of the Code of Ethics is to hold real estate professionals to a higher standard, the proposed addition fails to achieve that. Here's why — plus what could be done.[...]

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Inventory hits record low

As year-over-year, existing-home sales soared 21 percent in September, inventory dropped to a 2.7-month supply, according to data released Thursday by the National Association of Realtors.[...]

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How to help your buyers win in a competitive market

Although receiving multiple offers can be a positive opportunity for sellers, it can be daunting for buyers, especially considering the best offer isn’t always the one with the highest price. Here a[...]

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Appraiser groups team up to tackle unconscious bias in home valuations

Four organizations have pledged to develop training programs for members to confront and combat unconscious bias as it pertains to performing appraisals.[...]

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