Meeting Agents Where They Are, Getting Them Where They Want to Go

With the powerful training and technology resources of Keller Williams Realty at their backs, Nancy Marcotte and JD Pierce can turn their full attention toward what matters most: the success of their agents. Understanding that success means something different to everyone, the operating partners of Louisiana-based Keller Williams Realty The Gulf South Group are there […]

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Felicia Hengle: Setting Agents Up for Success

There was a time when Felicia Hengle was working in the restaurant and entertainment industry, leaving her mark as director of Operations for the Hilarities Comedy Club in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, when a chance meeting with a commercial real estate agent changed her life forever. Hengle was convinced to give real estate a try, and […]

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Economic Forecast Perks Up

Analysts are amending their economic forecast due to higher GDP expectations, even as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma weigh on growth, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for September 2017. The Outlook projects the economy will perk up 2.2 percent over the course of the year, […]

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Personal Relationships Reign Supreme

In the following interview, John Colvin, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 FM Realty in Fargo, N.D., discusses the advantages of Century 21 Real Estate, the local market, and more. Region Served: Greater Fargo, N.D. Years in Real Estate: 19 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 21 Best Tip for Getting the Right Listing Price: Emphasize […]

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The Latest and Greatest Fall Home Trends

As the days shorten and autumn arrives, it’s time to start considering holiday gift items, or even a couple of household goodies you might just want to keep for yourself. Take, for example, the remotely controllable slow cooker from WeMo, which lets you check on your meal in progress without actually having to be in […]

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Existing-Home Sales Flounder in August

Existing-home sales floundered in August, posting higher than one year prior but lower than in July, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.35 million, a 1.7 percent decrease from July but a 0.2 percent increase from one year prior. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent to 1.88 million, 6.5 percent below one year […]

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Innovation, Not Irrelevancy: 3 Strategies to Sustain

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Photo Recap: RISMedia’s 2017 Real Estate CEO Exchange Revealed: 100 Best Places to Live in America What You Need to Earn to Live in the Cheapest and Priciest Metros “How are we going to be able to […]

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Revealed: 100 Best Places to Live in America

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: What You Need to Earn to Live in the Cheapest and Priciest Metros 4 Real Estate Deal-Breakers and How to Avoid Them Live in a Loud Area? Here’s How to Reduce Sound Inside Your Home Ever wondered […]

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College Debt Is Postponing Homeownership—but by How Long?

College debt is having a compounding effect on how millennials perceive and plan for homeownership. Eighty-three percent of millennials in a recently released report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) say they are delaying their home-buying plans by a median seven years as a result of their student loan debt. Twenty percent of the […]

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Stay Safe and Earn Big With MVP

NAR PULSE—Register for one of two safety webinars being offered during REALTOR® Safety Month and earn a free Little Red Book: Safety Rules to Live by for REALTORS® – Download, PLUS a chance to win a Guard Llama Personal Protection Kit. This Member Value Plus (MVP) Program offer expires Sept. 26! Check it out today! […]

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