Monthly Archives: April 2016

The week in industry hires and promotions: April 25-29, 2016

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here’s our weekly rundown, in chronological order …

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Real estate market recap, April 25-29, 2016

Here’s what happened this week in the real estate market …

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When can we expect the next Fed rate hike?

Long-term Treasury and mortgage rates are declining again. Not far, still hovering about 0.25 percent above the all-time lows, but certainly helpful to housing. Some of the reasons [..]

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TRID, take 2?

If you have ironed out your bugs and confusion in the seven months since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule took effect, don’t [..]

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Elza Hayen on how her sense of humor has helped her success

Elza Hayen, director of marketing at ERA Wilder Realty, shares how a sense of humor can help you be successful, the connections you make in real estate and [..]

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Luxury listing: newly finished penthouse in Manhattan

This two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom penthouse sits in a newly finished residential tower in Midtown Manhattan, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with gorgeous views of the city and a chefs kitchen with [..]

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What hot micro-markets tell us about housing in the U.S.

No matter how many markets in which any real estate pro has worked, we always know our home towns best. And my market today is in a situation [..]

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11 tips for managing your time and money as an independent contractor

Leaving a relatively decent full-time office job to work independently was probably the hardest professional decision I’ve ever made. Although I have no regrets, I admittedly did not [..]

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Renters up at night over housing costs, more so than homeowners

Oftentimes, studies focus on the financial strain homeowners experience while trying to maintain their households. But a new Gallup poll says renters across all income levels, who are [..]

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Agents: Work S.M.A.R.T. to accomplish your goals

So often in our work life, we feel we are constantly churning the wheel and nothing is getting accomplished, which can leave us feeling drained and unsuccessful. Our [..]

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