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The Vladi Team moves from The Agency to Ryan Serhant’s brokerage

The three-member team boasts a combined transaction volume of $40 million over the past 12 months.[...]

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9 must-do’s before your next open house

Hosting a truly memorable and effective open house requires more than slapping up some signs and throwing open the front door. According to coach Darryl Davis, it starts well before the open house whe[...]

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A new normal, or a ‘new weird’? Home prices climb despite 6% rates

As mortgage rates rose in recent weeks, so did home prices and purchase-loan applications. It's a strange time, a Redfin economist says.[...]

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No pain, no gain! 7 sacrifices worth making in the name of longevity

Sometimes we must give up certain things to make room for our desired results, says Jimmy Burgess. To build a thriving business, every real estate agent must make these short-term sacrifices to find l[...]

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The agent replied to a fishy email. Then Michael Jackson showed up

Over five years, Zar Zanganeh, then a young agent with Las Vegas Sotheby's International Realty, nurtured a relationship with the musician until his death in 2009. In the process, he inked deals for J[...]

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LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance calls on RPAC to adopt ‘Article 10 Rule’

In the wake of Florida Realtors' support of anti-LGBTQ Gov. Ron DeSantis, the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance has called on NAR and RPAC to evaluate political candidates' credibility using the group's Art[...]

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Fello, a hybrid iBuyer, keeps sellers engaged and agents front and center: Tech Review

Fello layers a direct-to-seller cash offer model over agent-integrated services, which collectively rest on a sophisticated data modeling solution for home valuations.[...]

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Guaranteed Rate taking borrowers from application to close en Español

Lender expands Spanish language access program launched in April to include disclosures that describe loan terms and fees.[...]

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Mortgage rates hit new 2022 high in bond market selloff

Investors fear ongoing moves by the Fed and other central banks to raise short-term interest rates to fight inflation could lead to a recession.[...]

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Bidding wars fall to lowest level of pandemic as mortgage rates inch up

Only 44.6 percent of offers written by Redfin agents in August faced competition, the lowest rate since April of 2020, according to new data released Friday.[...]

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10 strategies to rescue clients from buyer’s remorse

Keeping buyers positive in the face of challenges starts before the transaction even begins and continues all the way to the closing table. Author and trainer Bernice Ross offers a 10-step plan for ke[...]

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Why is Opendoor selling homes at a loss? The Real Word

Byron Lazine and Nicole White began this week’s episode by discussing Opendoor selling at a loss, the Zillow lawsuits, the next Fed meeting and inflation’s impact on the midterm elections.[...]

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Compass, Opendoor, Fannie Mae: Inman’s Top 5 stories of the week

Catch up on the most-read stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's Inman Top 5 for Sept. 16-22, 2022.[...]

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Win an Inman Connect New York 2023 Experience Giveaway!

New York City is the perfect destination to kick off the year with the best and brightest in real estate. To help inspire you, we’ve got an exciting opportunity!  Enter to win an #ICNY2023 Trip Pac[...]

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Don’t wing it! Craft a video marketing strategy that gets results

How can you as a real estate professional use video to market and grow your brand? The answer is with a well-crafted video strategy.[...]

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Stop overthinking it! 6 tools to create professional video with ease

Gone are the days of having to use busy, complicated professional-level technologies that require layering sound over visuals, dragging tiny arrows to cut milliseconds off of an opening or having to p[...]

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This is not a drill: A new, unfriendly housing market is already here

The housing market is the last sneaker to drop in the sagging economy. Real estate was in a lucky place during the pandemic, but in the last few months, it has gone over to the dark side.[...]

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