Agent Connect NY 18: Real estate apps every agent needs

In addition to knowing real estate, self-proclaimed marketing nerd and national speaker for realtor.com Kristi Kennelly knows a thing or two about capturing an audience — she was a Broadway performer in a previous career, after all …

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Starter homes gaining equity faster than luxury sector: Zillow

Owners of starter homes are gaining more equity than owners of luxury homes thanks to the intense demand for affordable properties, says a new Zillow report …

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Tampa Realtor indicted for foreclosure, bankruptcy fraud

A Tampa Realtor who allegedly tried to stop Fannie Mae from foreclosing on a property so that he could sell it himself has been charged with bankruptcy fraud and falsification of records in a bankruptcy proceeding …

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Buckle up for a sustained rise in interest rates: analysis

The question now is when will the 10-year break through 3.00% going higher, putting that number “five” back into the mortgage vocabulary for the first sustained time since the Great Recession. Market consensus (of course, often wrong): “when,” not whether …

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Agent Connect NY 18: Live problem solving

One of the many beneficial sessions at Inman Connect New York is “Agent live problem solving” at Agent Connect, where pro agents discuss audience queries and work through issues live onstage …

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Agent Connect NY 18: Zillow and realtor.com lead conversion strategies

Lead conversion is critical to any sales-based business. That’s why Zillow and realtor.com execs shared tips for agents wanting to increase conversion …

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Inside Trump’s historic $95M mansion deal, 10 years later

In interviews with Florida real estate professionals, including at least one involved in the 2008 sale, agents characterized Trump’s blockbuster deal as simply par for the course in the years leading up to the financial collapse, when appreciation rates climbed at a historic clip and the housing market in Palm Beach and elsewhere in South Florida was like the Wild West …

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Competition over SoCal market share heats up, eXp lands talent

After a number of acquisitive brokerages have been circling San Diego in recent months, some key activity exploded this week. Broker-owner Kyle Whissel, whose independent firm Whissel Realty is the most productive brokerage in San Diego County according to Real Trends; and Dan Beer, leader of Keller Williams’ no. 1 team in Southern California by gross commission income, have both joined virtual brokerage eXp Realty …

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Agent Connect NY 18: Day in the life of a hustling Realtor — ‘The Carpool Chronicles’

A Realtor shares how she’s harnessed the power of social media and human connection to create a loyal following for her down-to-earth, unintentionally comical video series, “The Carpool Chronicles.” …

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Housing starts make solid 10% gain over December

“Ultimately, there is still large room for improvement given the fact overall housing inventory is currently near historic lows,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun …

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