Monthly Archives: July 2013

Making the Most out of Pinterest [Video]

Did you know Pinterest is the second largest source of referring traffic behind Facebook? Learn 3 quick tips on how to incorporate Pinterest into your real estate business [..]

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Mingling of MLS stats creates ‘phantom’ real estate boom

The Central Michigan Association of Realtors accidentally merged sales figures from two other real estate boards into its own stats and reported them to the Michigan Association of [..]

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Suspect charged in murder of ‘Happy Hawaii Homes’ broker

Honolulu police have charged a suspect with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Happy Hawaii Homes LLC principal broker Mary Beth San Juan. The suspect, Vernon Baker, [..]

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MLS serving northern Alabama rolling out mobile app

The Alabama-based Huntsville Area Association of Realtors is launching a mobile app, ValleyMLS Mobile Real Estate, powered by Smarter Agent, Alabama Media Group reports. ValleyMLS is a regional [..]

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Crowdfunding: a new way to raise capital and buy real estate [VIDEO]

When fully implemented, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) will make it legal for companies to sell equity stakes to anyone over crowdfunding platforms. Raising capital [..]

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Some fear realtor.com changes will dilute brand, standards

Now that the dust has settled after the National Association of Realtors board of directors approved changes to the operating agreement for its official website, realtor.com, many Realtors [..]

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Real estate franchisor’s Hitler meme video generates complaints

The founder of a fast-growing real estate company in New Zealand who used the famous “Hitler in the bunker” scene from the movie “Downfall” to tout his firm’s [..]

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Housing recovery spreading to more regions

It looks like the housing recovery’s starting to take hold in places that have previously been passed by — including a largely rural part of southeastern Wisconsin. Home [..]

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Homeownership is down, long live homeownership

With the homeownership rate at an 18-year low, the Obama administration is looking for ways to get private capital back into the mortgage markets; federal regulators look like they [..]

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Century 21 re-ups with realtor.com

Listings portal realtor.com and franchisor Century 21 Real Estate LLC have renewed a national marketing agreement that allows brokerages affiliated with Century 21 to “enhance” their listings at [..]

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