Realtor fined $450 for marketing violation warns colleagues of mistake

On the morning of Dec. 4, Alexandria, Virginia-based Realtor Abraham Walker received an email from the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors stating that Walker had violated the National Association of Realtors’ Standards of Practice for advertisin…

10 real estate predictions all agents should care about

With this year coming to a close, there were many moments of major advancements in technology through out the year that are finding their way into our real estate world …

10 real estate predictions all agents should care about

With this year coming to a close, there were many moments of major advancements in technology through out the year that are finding their way into our real estate world …

10 real estate predictions all agents should care about

With this year coming to a close, there were many moments of major advancements in technology through out the year that are finding their way into our real estate world …

How to make real estate work for clients with allergies

Earlier this year, I nearly died after being stung by a bee. I was unhooking a lead rope from a horse trailer, and I didn’t see the tiny wasps nest right above my hand until it was too late, and one of them fell into my jacket sleeve and stung me. I was alone, and I knew I was in deep trouble …

Do you have what it takes to be a top performer in 2018?

Would you like for 2018 to be the year that you enter the ranks of top performers? The difference between top performance versus mediocre performance is often quite small …

Marijuana’s Impact on Real Estate

While the cultivation, distribution and possession of marijuana remain illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), nearly all states* allow for the limited medical use of marijuana and eight states (plus the District of Columbia) allow for some recreational use. More than 17 states allow individuals to grow their own marijuana plants for personal […]

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Making Real Estate Personal Again: LaVerne Pike, Windermere Real Estate

In a business where technology can easily take center stage, LaVerne Pike, an award-winning veteran agent with Seattle’s Windermere Real Estate, stands apart by focusing on the person-to-person connection and a level of service that puts him—not the internet—at the center of the relationship. In this interview, Pike explains how his detailed knowledge of the […]

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Bitcoin mortgages are a thing now, but should they be?

Even if turning to home refinancing to buy bitcoin is the same as taking out a mortgage to renovate a bathroom in the long run, it sounds riskier …

Nextdoor partners with Tribus on real estate listing and lead integration

Real estate tech provider Tribus is partnering with neighborhood-based social networking site Nextdoor to allow for direct listing and lead integration between the two platforms, according to an announcement tweeted out by Tribus on Thursday …