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October 13, 2017

The empowered agent: 10 things you need to know
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October 13, 2017

The empowered agent: 10 things you need to know

“When an entire industry changes — when it sets up a new set of rules…
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Coldwell Banker launches disaster relief fund
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October 13, 2017

Coldwell Banker launches disaster relief fund

From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria to the wildfires that are devastating Northern California, it’s…
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Brokerage issues apology for ad accused of being racist
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October 13, 2017

Brokerage issues apology for ad accused of being racist

Indianapolis-based brokerage Flock Real Estate Group has received a warning from the Fair Housing Center…
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Home of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz destroyed in fire
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October 13, 2017

Home of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz destroyed in fire

The Santa Rosa home of the late Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz has been destroyed…
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Murdered Arkansas agent’s family sues brokerage over safety training
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October 13, 2017

Murdered Arkansas agent’s family sues brokerage over safety training

Three years after former Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was murdered, her family is…
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58% of people would live with a ghost
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October 13, 2017

58% of people would live with a ghost

In September, realtor.com conducted a Haunted Real Estate survey where 1,000 respondents shared their opinions…
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NAR wants Trump’s association health plans to cover agents
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October 13, 2017

NAR wants Trump’s association health plans to cover agents

On Thursday President Trump signed an executive health care order poised to impact real estate…
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The government pays more to rich homeowners than poor renters
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October 13, 2017

The government pays more to rich homeowners than poor renters

The federal government paid out twice as much money to wealthy homeowners via the mortgage…
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Battling insurance: The dark side of disaster recovery
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October 13, 2017

Battling insurance: The dark side of disaster recovery

In the aftermath of four major natural disasters in the last month — Houston, Puerto…
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What are seller concessions?
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October 13, 2017

What are seller concessions?

When working with buyers, inevitably, you will open escrow, go through inspections and find out…
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3 ways to warm up your cold call game
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October 13, 2017

3 ways to warm up your cold call game

When Myrtle Beach-based agent Abe Safe was newly licensed, he started out purely cold calling…
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5 thrifty home renovations that get sellers the most ROI
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October 13, 2017

5 thrifty home renovations that get sellers the most ROI

Can you list the home renovations that get the best returns for sellers? If not,…
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While we debate Zillow, more Big Shorts loom
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October 13, 2017

While we debate Zillow, more Big Shorts loom

For the umpteenth time, someone in a Facebook group recently asked if buying leads from…
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The Power of Disruption — Surviving the Ever-Changing Real Estate Industry
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October 13, 2017

The Power of Disruption — Surviving the Ever-Changing Real Estate Industry

As an agent, you know the process of buying and selling real estate is broken.…
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