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Solid Source Real Estate Companies: Committed to Finding and Implementing What’s Next…First

Rebecca Meredith, President, Solid Source According to Rebecca Meredith, Solid Source was founded in 2003 as the answer to a perplexing concern. “Since the time required to review a contract is the same regardless of the sales price, why is the commission paid to the broker different?” asks Meredith, president of the Atlanta-based firm. “After […]

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Housing on Normalizing Track: Zillow

The housing market is showing signs of stabilizing, with a cool-off in home prices and rents in September, according to the latest monthly Real Estate Market Report from Zillow. From August to September, annual appreciation nationwide slowed from 7.8 percent to 7.6 percent, the report shows, and compared to September 2017, rents were 0.2 percent […]

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Daryl Owen: Focused on Value and Professionalism

Vitals: Nationwide Real Estate Executives Years in Business: 7 Size: 7 offices, 764 agents Regions Served: Orange and Los Angeles counties, Calif.; marginally service Riverside and San Bernardino counties 2017 Sales Volume: $641,374,623 2017 Transactions: 1,235 www.nreliving.com At just 21, Daryl Owen acquired his first rental property, fulfilling a dream he had as a youngster […]

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

In the following interview, Chuck Poteet, broker/owner of HomeSmart Fine Properties in Houston, Texas, discusses the advantages of the brand, the Houston market, and more. Region Served: Houston and surrounding areas Years in Real Estate: 34 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 50 Top Tip for Staying Organized: Make an action item list at […]

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Window to the Law: Avoiding Unlicensed Practice of Law

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. Watch the new Window to the Law video from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) […]

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Florence’s Wake: Housing Starts Underwhelm

The extent of Hurricane Florence’s impact is widening, with construction falling 13.7 percent month-over-month in the South. At a 5.3 percent decline from the last month, September starts underwhelmed, according to the Commerce Department. Combined, housing starts totaled 1.2 million, with 324,000 multifamily (five units or more) starts and 871,000 single-family starts. On an annual […]

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Is Your Group Missing Out on .realestate?

NAR PULSE—Your agents cover a lot of ground…your digital presence should, too. For a limited time only, members, firms and boards of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) have exclusive access to purchase .realestate web addresses before they become available to the public. From lonestar.realestate to brooklyn.realestate, the possibilities are endless. Make sure your group […]

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Adopting Innovation From Within to Survive a Shifting Industry

United Real Estate takes the lead on proprietary technological innovation Becoming acquainted with innovation is no easy feat, especially within real estate, an industry that’s continuously being reshaped by technology and disruptive business models. So, how do brokerages keep afloat within the swirling seas of change? For United Real Estate, the answer is simple—innovate first, […]

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Top 5 Ways to Connect With Your Luxury Audience

Making sure you are implementing the right targeting strategies is so crucial when it comes to connecting with the wealthy. As revealed in our previous blog, “Top Secrets of Working With High-Net Worth Individuals,” today’s elite are comprised of a very different audience when compared with the demographics as little as 10 years ago. These […]

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Hurricane Michael Claims at Least 18 Lives and Demolishes Homes

Hurricane Michael—a Category 4 mammoth storm and the first of its strength to hit the Florida Gulf Coast with such force since 1851, when recordkeeping began—swept through the Florida Panhandle on October 10 with winds over 155 mph, leaving Mexico Beach in piles of rubble and claiming the lives of at least 18 people, as […]

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