Survey Results: What Keeps Brokers Up at Night?

As we begin a new year, what are the most pressing issues on the minds of the nation’s real estate brokers? What are they most looking forward to in the year ahead? What strategies do they have in place to address inventory issues, technology adoption, agent retention or to ensure their continued profitability? Better Homes […]

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LeadingRE President and CEO Pam O’Connor to Retire in March

Paul Boomsma to assume responsibilities as president and CEO Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® announced this week that Pam O’Connor will leave her position as president and CEO, effective March 31. O’Connor, who has been at the helm of the company since its founding in 1997, is stepping down with plans to remain active […]

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Senate Backs Tax Reform, Bill on Trump’s Desk

With less than a week until their Christmas deadline, House Republicans passed the converged Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill—set to be the first tax overhaul in over 30 years—in a 227-203 vote on Dec. 19. However, the Senate Parliamentarian required a re-vote, citing three provisions in violation of the Senate Byrd rule. The Senate […]

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National Call for Action

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Setting the Path to Continued Success Begins With a Solid Foundation

In the following interview, Al Wimberly, broker/owner of Sellstate Select in Mooresville, N.C., discusses the advantages of Sellstate, agent development and training, branding and more. Region Served: The Lake Norman area of North Charlotte, N.C. Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 64 Please describe your experience leading the first […]

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Kindred Cities: Affordable Alternatives to Your Favorite Pricey Places

America’s premier cities seem to have it all: Instagram-able park and city views, edgy bars, oodles of culture, a vibrant and weird street life, shops that sell cookie dough by the scoop. All that awesomeness comes at a steep price. The harsh reality: Buying or renting in urban meccas like New York, San Francisco or […]

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Author of ‘Catch Me If You Can’ to Keynote RISMedia’s Power Broker Dinner

“Catch Me If You Can” author and film subject Frank Abagnale will headline RISMedia’s 22nd Annual Power broker Reception & Dinner on Nov. 3 in Chicago, Ill., sharing how he went from one of the world’s most notorious con men to an international cybersecurity expert, as well as insight and lessons on security. Abagnale, portrayed by Leonardo […]

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California Takes Major Step Toward Affordable Housing

California is long overdue for legislation that will solve the state’s crumbling affordable housing infrastructure. Repairing the crisis will be a long and arduous process, but progress has been revealed in the form of a housing package made up of 15 bills. Gov. Jerry Brown signed them into law on Sept. 29 outside an affordable […]

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Zillow: 1.9 Million Homes Underwater by Year 2100

Flood damage as a result of rising sea levels over the next 100 years, are expected to impact over $900 billion worth of homes in the U.S. This, according to a recent report by Zillow that analyzes the types of homes that could be underwater by 2100, based on recent climate change estimates. According to […]

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Ghostly Listings: What It Costs to Own a Famous Haunted House

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Collaboration Key to Bringing Convenience, Transparency and Flexibility to Real Estate Transactions Tips From Industry Professionals on Surviving Real Estate During Hurricane Season Buying a Home? Factor These Into Your Interest Rate Calculations After purchasing a house, […]

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