How to create a website as a brand new real estate agent

As a new real estate agent, you’re ready to set the world on fire with all your new knowledge. But before you can strike the match, you have to get your marketing plan in order. An essential part of that marketing plan is your website …

dotloop: See How Real Estate’s Only Collaborative Transaction Platform Boosts Brokerage Productivity

In this webinar, you’ll learn how dotloop consolidates transaction management into a single solution, allowing your brokerages to save time with fewer errors. …

How to get agents onboard with the digital real estate transaction

At a recent home inspection with a client, Allen Quinn, regional manager of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NorthEast Prime Properties, was struck when his youthful client asked the inspector if she could “PayPal” him …

Why are ‘required’ MLS policies not actually required?

Even though all MLSs are required to provide sold and pending listings in their IDX feeds, several MLSs have refused to comply with the policy. This inconsistency has created frustrations from brokers all over the country, especially for those operatin…

Why are ‘required’ MLS policies not actually required?

Even though all MLSs are required to provide sold and pending listings in their IDX feeds, several MLSs have refused to comply with the policy. This inconsistency has created frustrations from brokers all over the country, especially for those operatin…

Everything real estate professionals need to know about the Fair Housing Act

Real estate agents who work for one of the nation’s largest real estate brokers in Mississippi are facing allegations that they steered qualified black homebuyers from high-income neighborhoods in Jackson …

10 home improvements even a beginner DIYer can handle

So you just bought a house that needs some work, but you are a short on cash and ever shorter on the skills needed to fix up your place. Not to worry! There are plenty of home improvement projects even the most beginner of DIYers can handle …

Are mortgage borrowers paying for the costs of TRID?

The American Bankers Association has released the results of a post-TRID lender survey showing that some banks are so burdened by the complex regulation, they are charging higher mortgage loan fees to consumers …

12th Floor Group title ‘super-alliance’ battles noncompliance

A dozen title insurance agencies, settlement service companies and law firms have aligned as a national consortium called The 12th Floor Group, with a special focus on promoting legal and regulatory compliance across all sectors of the real estate indu…

10 reasons why mortgage investors are rejecting TRID loans

The other shoe has dropped: With thousands of loans closed under the new regulatory regime now making their way to the secondary market, investors are refusing to buy them due to compliance problems and loan document errors …