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Meeting the Demand of the Secondary House Market

Vacation properties, or secondary homes, make up a small percentage of the overall real estate market but remain a valuable source of income for real estate agents who list them. Though they are a small number, secondary properties are usually the same median price as primary residences, and prices are growing along with increasing demand.…

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Mark Your Calendar: REALTOR® Store Summer Sales—Get 20% Off

NAR PULSE—The REALTOR® Store Summer Sale is coming July 11 – 22! Get 20% off on select products that cover topics like technology trends, real estate success and keys to successful marketing. Save the date and share with your agents! 8 proven prospecting techniques Prospecting comes in many forms. Whether it’s nurturing repeats and referrals,…

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Captaining the Ship: Be Prepared to Navigate Real Estate’s Choppy Seas

It is becoming increasingly obvious that the hurricane-like recent real estate market is due for even more twists and turns in the coming months. In these times of uncertainty, the best leaders are always accompanied by dependable, effective teams, and those who weather the storm are those who inspire others. Attraction and motivation are the…

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Service That Keeps Your Business Growing

Never underestimate the power of solid relationships when building a business. At least that’s an ethos that Monique Mitchell, an agent with eXp Realty of California, has run her business on since starting her career. “I’m not one to chase sales volume,” says Mitchell. “When you have systems in place and good relationships with people…

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3 Things Your Clients Should Know About Property Lines

When you are buying or selling a property, it is important to understand the property lines. Knowing your lot lines will help ensure that the transaction goes smoothly. As a homebuyer, you’re probably going to be interested in knowing the location of your boundary lines for more than one reason. Of course, you might want…

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Expands Global Presence in Italy

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has announced its further expansion in Rome, Italy. The company announced that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices MAGGI Properties Agency has acquired ROMA IMMOBILIARE, a key player in the industry, who has been active in the market for nearly a decade. The brokerage will now operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices ROMA IMMOBILIARE. “All indicators confirm that right…

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Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Honored by Entrepreneur Magazine

Entrepreneur Magazine has named Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. a “Top Low-Cost Franchise,” Weichert has announced. 2022 also marks the third consecutive year that Weichert has been listed on the Magazine’s “Top Franchises for Less than $150,000,” they said. Entrepreneur selected the top 2022 low-cost franchise companies on this list from their larger 2022 “Franchise…

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Home Price Gains Contract Slightly in April

As the housing market shifted under the weight of elevated mortgage rates and inflation in April, the most recent S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices show that price growth for single-family homes in the U.S. experienced a mild deceleration. The organization revealed that home prices climbed 20.4% YoY in April, slightly down from March’s 20.6%. All 20 cities…

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New Study Ranks the Most Competitive Rental Markets in 2022

A large influx of newcomers seeking warm weather and looser restrictions during the pandemic, topped off by a wave of remote workers, has turned Florida into the most sought-after region by renters in 2022, according to a new study by RentCafe. Specifically, they report that Miami-Dade County is now the hottest rental market in the…

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RE/MAX Expands in Southern California With New Brokerage Affiliation

RE/MAX has announced that Broker/Owner Sal Montoya has affiliated his company Anela Realty with the franchise and will now operate as RE/MAX Anela Realty, serving buyers and sellers throughout Orange and Riverside Counties in California. “I was once an agent under RE/MAX and always wanted to return as a broker/owner. The opportunity finally presented itself…

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