Monthly Archives: January 2015

New version of DocuSign goes anywhere, provides new tools for brokers

DocuSign says the latest version of its paperless real estate transaction management platform, DocuSign for Real Estate PLUS, allows mobile users to handle deals from start to finish, and [..]

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‘When a******s send you referrals, it’s other a******s’: Leigh Brown

When Leigh Brown can’t accept new business, she routes it to two other real estate agents in her market. One agent is “good,” so she gets the “good [..]

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Female Realtors barraged with salacious phone calls, texts

A man pretending to be a homebuyer from Florida is targeting female Realtors with lewd and suggestive phone calls and text messages, the San Antonio Board of Realtors [..]

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Fed affirms plans for rate liftoff, but mortgages are another story

The Fed has affirmed its intention to “liftoff” from 0 percent. Mortgages are a slightly different story, with 30-year fixed-rate, low-fee loans in the 3.75 percent area, depending [..]

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How to break into luxury real estate

NEW YORK — The path to becoming a “luxury agent” isn’t always a long and arduous journey. Sometimes agents can take a quantum leap into the niche. That’s [..]

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Florida Realtors have new CEO, mum on predecessor’s departure

The 140,000 members of Florida’s statewide Realtor association are getting a new CEO — Michigan Realtors CEO Bill Martin — but leaders of the Florida association are saying [..]

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How to convert like a tech startup

NEW YORK — Lead conversion is a complicated art, but technology is making it easier to engage consumers and increase the chances they’ll turn into business. Jonathan Aizen, co-founder [..]

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Chief economists mostly bullish on 2015 housing market

NEW YORK — Four chief economists from some of the nation’s most popular real estate websites are optimistic about the housing market this year, citing an expected increase [..]

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Handling client expectations in an era of open real estate data

Our clients now have access to more information than ever before. We are no longer the gatekeepers to protected information. And I feel like we are spending a [..]

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10 smoking-hot real estate Web design trends

Web design is a faced-paced industry, and we often see big trends come and go. But many of the Web design trends we’ve seen rising in the last [..]

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