Monthly Archives: December 2013

Check out the best ‘deep local content’ Drew Meyers has ever seen

Detailed maps, monthly market analyses, videos, school boundary maps and historical information are deep local content that make the communities pages on Raziel Ungar’s burlingameproperties.com “the best content [..]

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Real estate recovery sets stage for 2014 tech, acquisition boom

Propelled by rising home prices and home sales, housing markets around the U.S. marched toward “normal” this year, laying the groundwork for a real estate tech and acquisition [..]

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Would the Realtor code of ethics stand up to FTC scrutiny?

Recently, the codes of ethics of two separate trade organizations came under particular scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission. The commission required the Music Teachers National Association and the [..]

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Jumbo loans with less than 20 percent down are back

Community banks, credit unions and other small lenders that make “jumbo loans” too large for purchase or guarantee by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are partnering with private [..]

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Gen Y’s flight from costly coastal metros fueling Denver real estate boom

The high cost of housing on the coasts is fueling a real estate boom in Denver, with young families shunning higher-tier cities like New York City and San [..]

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Take the 2014 challenge: 10 techniques for improving lead conversion [webinar recording]

With more and more leads coming from more sources than ever before and consumers expecting a fast response time from agents, having a lead response strategy for real [..]

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As Florida overcomes real estate crash, its population is set to surpass New York’s

Florida’s population will exceed that of New York sometime in February, according to Census Bureau estimates, making the Sunshine State the third-most populous U.S. state. The change underscores [..]

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‘Video vixen’-turned-NYC real estate agent stars in ‘Blood, Sweat and Heels’

Music video model Melyssa Savannah Ford has found a way to become a real estate agent without giving up her career in show biz. Ford’s place on the [..]

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Murdered Texas Realtor probably knew attacker

A 49-year-old Realtor killed at work in Keller, Texas, Monday probably knew her attacker — police suspect the incident was domestic and they’re looking to question a man [..]

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Home prices post highest annual gain since 2006

Home prices posted their largest annual increase in more than seven years in October, rising by 13.6 percent, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite index. On a monthly basis, prices [..]

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