Buyer and Seller Tips

    Thoughts on Leadership: The Happiness in Helping Others

    While I joined the sessions and celebrations this week, one word came to mind: happiness. But not happiness as a destination or even as a journey—happiness as a state of mind. There’s a great Chinese proverb quoted in the book, “The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories and Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving.” As the ancient […]

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    Driving Value to Subscribers: The Key to Empowering Real Estate Professionals and Consumers Alike

    Constellation1 powers platform that sets Mid-Atlantic MLS apart from the competition For Andrew Strauch, vice president of Premium Services and Broker Rewards at Bright MLS—a multiple listing service (MLS) serving more than 90,000 real estate professionals in the Mid-Atlantic U.S.—the key to driving value to members is strong partnerships. Thanks to a 10-year partnership with […]

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    Busted: 5 Common Myths About Property Data Vendors

    If you’re looking to help your members sell more homes in 2020, one of the best things you can do is provide a robust property data/tax system that’s easy to use. However, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about what such a system can and cannot offer. Are you falling prey to any of […]

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    NAR: Home Prices Increased Across Most Metro Areas in Second Quarter

    Home price growth was strong in the second quarter of 2020, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) latest quarterly report. Year-over-year, 96 percent of the measured markets experienced increases in median single-family home prices—the same number of metro areas that saw price gains in the first quarter. On a national level, the median […]

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    NAR Power Broker Roundtable: A Market in Flux

    Setting Strategies for a Strong Second Half This month’s National of Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses the state of the nation’s real estate market amid the pandemic. Moderator: John P. Horning, Executive Vice President, Shorewest REALTORS®, Milwaukee, Wis., Special Liaison for Large Firm and Industry Relations, NAR Panelists: Jim D’Amico, President/CEO, Century […]

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    Filter and Verify Leads With ReferralExchange

    NAR PULSE—Focus on the best opportunities. ReferralExchange (REX) uses proprietary scrubbing technology to verify leads, then connects agents with potential clients in real time. Through the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) REALTOR Benefits® Program, members receive exclusive savings (over $900 in the first year) and ongoing benefits. Learn more. RCE Flashcards App – Now Available […]

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    Going Above and Beyond to Streamline the Home-Buying and Home-Selling Experience

    In Cinch Home Services, real estate professionals find a convenient and accessible partner Like so many in real estate, a deep love of community and a commitment to those who live in his area are what drew Tommy Camp to the industry. He got his start as a sales associate and was hooked when he […]

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    Be Selective When Choosing Your Moving Concierge Partner

    Some services limit support for core services While the fun of home-buying typically comes from discovering and falling in love with your new home, there may not be much fun at all in home-selling unless it is simply the first leg of home-buying. Transaction management solutions have evolved to make the closing process easier, but […]

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    How Deeper MLS Integration Continues to Fuel the Success of BPP With Homesnap

    The Broker Public Portal (BPP) with Homesnap, which is owned and operated by MLSs and real estate brokerages, continues to innovate by generating massive listing exposure and free leads for agents. Bright MLS, an avid supporter of the BPP with Homesnap, added a new integration with Homesnap. The new service allows agents to market their […]

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    Knowledge is Power: Enhance Your Leads With Big Data Analytics

    As a real estate agent, buyer and seller leads come from a variety of sources. Whether those sources are your website, social media, open houses or lead generation software, all of those leads should end up in your CRM so you can discern which lead will potentially close on a transaction. Equifax realized the challenge of […]

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