Working with out-of-town buyers? 7 tips for making it less stressful

If you’re used to the ins and outs of your neighborhood, it might be difficult to verbally convey those strengths and weaknesses to someone who can’t be there to see it in person. Here are some strategies to make the big transition smoother for everyone.

MoveEasy packs Amazon Echo app, 30K agents to branded portal

MoveEasy’s agent-branded relocation portal is a great tool for the real estate industry, and now users of Amazon Echo.

Moving concierge Updater expands to work with more brokerages

Updater announced that it is integrating with six new brokerage software providers: AccountTECH, BackAgent, Brokermint, Docusign Transaction Rooms, Paperless Pipeline and Profit Power.

Finding Success in a Thriving Relocation Market

In the following interview, Tonya Hamilton, vice president, Relocation and Business Development, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Woodmont Realty in Brentwood, Tenn., discusses the advantages of the brand, the local market, trends, and more. Region Served: Greater Nashville and the Middle Tennessee area Years in Real Estate: 16 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 129 Favorite […]

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Relocation Survey: Assistance for Employees More Specialized

There is a consistent demand for relocation services, and the industry has an optimistic outlook overall, according to Atlas® Van Lines’ Corporate Relocation Survey, recently released. Approximately nine out of 10 organizations report that their 2017 budgets and relocation volume either rose or stayed steady, and larger organizations (500-5,000-plus staff) expect the same for 2018. […]

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The most popular destination states for homebuyers

Birds aren’t the only ones flocking South — according to LendingTree’s latest migration study, homebuyers moving out of state are heading where the weather is warm but the housing market isn’t too hot to handle …

Annual ‘Magnet States’ Report: Texas Dethroned

For the first time in a dozen years, Texas is not claiming the top spot in the annual Allied Van Lines Magnet States Report. Instead, Florida and Arizona beat the Longhorn State with higher net relocation gains. The annual report uses internal data to track U.S. and cross-border migration patterns with Canada, and found that […]

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Moving? Chances Are You’re Headed to Atlanta

More Americans migrated to Atlanta than any other city in 2016, according to Penske’s annual Top Moving Destinations ranking, which is based on one-way rental truck reservation data. A-Town has taken the top spot every year since the list’s inception in 2011. One look at its housing costs, and it’s not hard to see why. […]

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Meet the Mdrn. brokerage, where tech, concierge and agents collide

How does a millennial New York brokerage owner expand his business? If you are 27-year-old Zach Ehrlich, founder of Mdrn. Residential (pronounced “modern residential”), you try to address pain points head-on …

5 ideas to win over out-of-town-buyers before they move

Recently reflecting back on the time I’d spent with clients, I realized that working with out-of-town buyers was one of the most rewarding experiences and best returns for my time …