Buyer and Seller Tips

    Builder Confidence: October Marks Second Record-High Month

    In a continuing display of a strong market rebound following the coronavirus outbreak earlier this year, builder confidence for newly built single-family homes increased by two points to 85 in October. This figure surpasses the previous all-time high of 83 as reported in September, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). According […]

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    NAR ‘Recommitted to the Fairness Fight’ With New Fair Housing Ad Campaign

    The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has long advocated for fair housing. However, as displayed by the recent resurgence of human rights protests and investigations by Newsday showing inequality and discriminatory practices in real estate, there is still work to be done. For this reason, NAR has “recommitted to the fairness fight,” encouraging the public […]

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    Free Webinar Explores the State of Fair Housing in the United States

    On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, sit in on a virtual panel of real estate experts as they analyze the findings of the Newsday investigation, Long Island Divided, and discuss how real estate agents and brokers can evaluate their current practices to align with the Fair Housing Act. This non-credit webinar is free to anyone who […]

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    Joe Rand Becomes the Voice of the Broker Public Portal

    Joe Rand wears a lot of hats: broker/owner, agent educator, attorney, law professor, creative strategist, author and real estate thought leader. Now he’s adding another to his collection: the face and voice of the Broker Public Portal (BPP). Joe is one of the most trusted, well-known, tell-it-like-it-is industry insiders in real estate. He does not […]

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    CEO Exchange: ‘Technology Shouldn’t Be a Band-Aid for the Short-Term’

    Technology. It’s a hot topic in any industry in today’s COVID world as businesses have had to pivot to stay productive while maintaining safe, social distancing protocols. The topic was recently discussed at RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange, held this year on Sept. 17 as an all-day virtual event co-presented by the National Association of […]

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    Service Before Opportunity: The Ultimate Guide to Business Building

    What: To be a successful agent, there needs to be a mindset shift from transactions and profits to service. Don’t go searching out opportunities to increase your sales; instead, focus on providing the best service to your clients, and from there, the opportunities will come. Learn about this and more during RISMedia’s next webinar, “Service […]

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    ULI Report: COVID-19 Accelerates Change in Real Estate Industry

    The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC US recently released its “Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2021 report,” which highlights proprietary data and insights from more than 1,600 leading real estate industry experts, explores how COVID-19 accelerated many existing trends like retail footprint reductions—while it spawned new ones such as an increased focus on social justice and health […]

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    NAHB: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter

    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the third quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 82. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers’ strong confidence in their markets, for projects of all sizes. The demand for home improvement is robust given the importance of home for […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: What It Means to Be Unstoppable

    I always say I love my job mostly because of the people I get to do it with—even if we’re working together while separated by computer screens. And it’s not just the mindset of our team members that makes my job so fun but also their mantra; they are truly UNSTOPPABLE. (The word happens to […]

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    These Two Simple Mindset Shifts Can Help You Attract High-Quality Luxury Real Estate Clients

    As we prepare for the final quarter in what has been a largely unpredictable year, one thing is certain: Success happens when we focus on things we can control. And what is the one thing all of us have control over? Our mindset. So whether you’re a brand-new luxury real estate professional who wants to […]

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