Archive for July, 2014

How to Handle a Controversy; Keep Calm and Resolve On

In this wild and wacky world of real estate, there are times that difficult situations and conversations present themselves. It is our role as a REALTOR to deal with these situations in the best way

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Washington Report: Flood Insurance, Lead Paint, Drones & Tria

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has been busy advocating for policy important to the real estate industry and property owners.  Most recently, topics have included everything from the National Flood Insurance Program to drones,

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Freddie: Many Housing Markets Are Stalling

Many housing markets remain “stalled” largely due to weak home purchase mortgage applications, Freddie Mac reports in its Multi-Indicator Market Index, which shows how close markets are moving into their stable range of housing activity.


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Zillow to Pay $3.5B in Trulia Acquisition

Zillow, Inc. announced Monday, July 28th that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trulia, Inc. for $3.5 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction, which is expected to close in 2015. The combined company

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6 Ways to Capture Clients at Open Houses

Try these tips for turning your open houses into a dependable flow of income for your business. If you're getting ready to hold an open house, lock the door. And forget about programming all your

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