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    3 Roadblocks to Look for in a Complex Sale

    When working in high-end real estate, you will often find that a sale may involve multiple people throughout the process. It’s also entirely possible that you may never work directly with the buyer or seller at all. In these multi-level sales, there are several types of influencers you may come across. Each influencer is unique […]

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    NAR Power Broker Roundtable: ‘That’s Who We R’—The NAR Campaign to Define and Elevate REALTOR® Status

    This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses “That’s Who We R”, the 2019 campaign for REALTORS®. Moderator Jim Imhoff, Chairman, First Weber Real Estate, Madison, Wis., Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations Panelists Matt Deuitch, Designated Broker, DPR Realty, Phoenix, Ariz.   Rei Mesa, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, […]

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    The Top Real Estate Domain, .realtor™

    NAR PULSE—As the top real estate domain, we want to help clients and prospects find you by highlighting your professionalism. Get the .realtor™ domain, FREE for the first year for all members, then $39.95/year. National Reach of That’s Who We R Continues After the first 30 days, NAR’s national ad campaign had made 484 million […]

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    NAR: Blip in Existing-Home Sales a Minor Setback

    In April, the housing market netted 5.19 million sales—a 0.4 percent dip from March and 4.4 percent lower year-over-year, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® report. Despite the slip, gains are on the horizon, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR. “First, we are seeing historically low mortgage rates combined with a pent-up […]

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    NAGLREP Salutes Real Estate Industry Efforts as Equality Act Passes in House

    Bill now moves to Senate and would make discrimination against LGBT community illegal in numerous facets of life including housing The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) joins the real estate industry in celebrating the May 17 historic passing of the Equality Act in the House of Representatives. The bill would […]

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    Ask the Expert: Branching Into Dual Real Estate Roles

    Today’s Ask the Expert column features Demetrius Payne, a home inspector with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors and REALTOR®. Q: When and why did you become a REALTOR®? A: I became a REALTOR® in 2015. I loved what I did in the U.S. Navy and continued to do at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Newport […]

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    Angela Fazio: Nurturing Great Agents

    Vitals: Revelation Real Estate Years in Business: 14 Size: 1 office, 800 agents Region Served: The Phoenix Valley 2018 Sales Volume: $1,712,908,622 2018 Transactions: 5,766 www.revelationrealestate.com Real estate has been instrumental in Angela Fazio’s life. Not only did she meet her husband, Chuck, in the industry, but the pair have been among the nation’s top […]

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    iBuyer Markets: Picked and Priced Strategically

    With Zillow flexing its muscle this week and brands like Keller Williams after a piece of the pie, iBuyers are growing in scale and sophistication—but how deep is their reach, and how extensive will it grow? According to Todd Teta, chief technology officer at ATTOM Data Solutions, the foremost iBuyers haven’t strayed from their wheelhouse, […]

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    Closing the Gap: Meeting the Housing Needs of the Growing AAPI Demographic

    The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community is swiftly becoming the largest minority group in the U.S. Population growth and record immigration numbers show that this demographic will continue to play an influential role in the real estate sector, But according to the recently released State of Asia America report from the Asian Real […]

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    Net Pay for REALTORS® Rises

    In a career like real estate, your earning potential is unlimited. There are factors, however, that influence your pay, including the brokerage you choose and your experience in the field. According to the latest National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) statistics, the median net pay for REALTORS® has risen to $41,800—but agents with experience garner more, […]

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