Monthly Archives

December 2018

The 20 best real estate memes of 2018
Inman
December 31, 2018

The 20 best real estate memes of 2018

These 20 memes, all from 2018, perfectly describe the crazy, everyday situations real estate agents…
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The top qualities a luxury customer looks for in an agent
Inman
December 31, 2018

The top qualities a luxury customer looks for in an agent

The affluent homebuyer is a discerning one. After all, when they’re well-acquainted with the best…
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Two minutes of coaching that can mean everything to your 2019
Inman
December 31, 2018

Two minutes of coaching that can mean everything to your 2019

I’m going to make this short and to the point. Whether you’re reading this in…
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Compass slapped with lawsuit over website access for the blind
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December 28, 2018

Compass slapped with lawsuit over website access for the blind

Compass is being sued for allegedly failing to make its website fully accessible to blind…
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Matt Damon nabs record-smashing Brooklyn penthouse
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December 28, 2018

Matt Damon nabs record-smashing Brooklyn penthouse

Matt Damon recently purchased a $16.745 million condo in the Standish in Brooklyn Heights —…
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The Inman Weekender, December 29-30, 2018
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December 28, 2018

The Inman Weekender, December 29-30, 2018

The week’s top real estate industry stories, plus Inman’s top stories from 2018.
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Pending home sales drop to lowest level since 2014
Inman
December 28, 2018

Pending home sales drop to lowest level since 2014

The National Association of Realtors’ Pending Homes Sales Index fell 7.7 percent year-over-year in November,…
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This agent turned a creepy Facebook come-on into a lead
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December 28, 2018

This agent turned a creepy Facebook come-on into a lead

“Do you have a boyfriend? Yes or no? Do you want my number?”
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Will declining mortgage rates reverse static home sales?
Inman
December 27, 2018

Will declining mortgage rates reverse static home sales?

Mortgage rates continued along their downward trend to end the year, according to the latest…
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Portland real estate offices targeted with violent graffiti
Inman
December 27, 2018

Portland real estate offices targeted with violent graffiti

Vandals spray-painted words like “die,” “gentrification” and “get out” on the windows of two Portland…
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Canadian Realtor under fire over Christmas card
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December 26, 2018

Canadian Realtor under fire over Christmas card

A real estate agent’s holiday card sent to clients has raised a commotion online after…
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Government will restrict mortgage data in 2019 for safety, privacy
Inman
December 26, 2018

Government will restrict mortgage data in 2019 for safety, privacy

The CFPB publishes loan data every year to inform real estate stakeholders about these trends.…
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Home price growth slows, but 2019 will still challenge buyers
Inman
December 26, 2018

Home price growth slows, but 2019 will still challenge buyers

While still not likely to relieve buyers, the 5.5 percent annual growth was the same…
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What the luxury customer will demand in 2019
Inman
December 24, 2018

What the luxury customer will demand in 2019

We’re counting down the days to the new year — and the luxury real estate…
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Update your scripts for the changing market in 2019
Inman
December 24, 2018

Update your scripts for the changing market in 2019

In a changing market, skills matter more than ever. Your negotiation and sales skills take…
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Holidays in 3D: Tour 5 festive locations right now
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December 24, 2018

Holidays in 3D: Tour 5 festive locations right now

When staging a property, brokers want to evoke a sense of what life is like…
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Former Illinois judge sentenced to year in prison for mortgage fraud
Inman
December 21, 2018

Former Illinois judge sentenced to year in prison for mortgage fraud

A former Illinois judge, the first Filipena elected in Cook County, cried in court as…
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From ‘White Christmas’ to JFK tryst, this listing has it all
Inman
December 21, 2018

From ‘White Christmas’ to JFK tryst, this listing has it all

Built for Bing Crosby in 1957, the Rancho Mirage estate has a huge master bedroom,…
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