Monthly Archives: March 2017

Homes are selling 8 days faster this spring, says realtor.com

Is a potential seller lollygagging when it comes to putting their home on the market? Or do you have a buyer who’s moving like molasses on making an [..]

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Coldwell Banker ad stars rescued pup in honor of ‘Homes for Dogs’

Oftentimes, pets are the final touch in making a house into a home. In conjunction with this year’s Homes for Dogs Project, Coldwell Banker released “Somebody to Love,” [..]

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‘We’re not ready to sell; we want to fix up the house’: 4 ways to deal

Marilyn Garcia has a client in his 80s. She will periodically check in with him, and vice versa. He’s given the Coldwell Banker associate broker in Berkeley, California, [..]

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Real Trends announces top 500 2017 brokerages by transaction sides/volume

Which brokerages across the country are absolutely killing it? Which ones are doing tons of volume — and which ones are getting tons of clients and locking down [..]

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San Antonio Board of Realtors gears up for tense membership vote

One of the largest local Realtor associations in Texas is gearing up for what is likely to be a contentious meeting next week where two board officers will [..]

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Double exposure? 4 San Francisco Bay Area MLSs strike data share deal

In a market where million-dollar real estate listings often sell in days, a fragmented MLS market and the inefficiency it brings can be frustrating and potentially costly for [..]

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3 steps to protecting homebuyers from online listing scams

Ninety percent of buyers use online search to find the perfect home, according to the National Association of Realtors. Most buyers probably don’t give a second thought to [..]

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Impact of FHA Fee Freeze

In late January, the new Trump administration froze a number of policy changes made in the waning days of the Obama Presidency. One such change, a 25 basis [..]

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3 obstacles pushing California toward majority renter status

“In a few years, California will be a majority renter state,” predicted California Association of Realtors Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young during the association’s “The California Series: State of [..]

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Functional flair: Inside RealScout’s new office digs

From pop culture to real life, office workspaces have gotten a bad rap — dull wall colors, uncomfortable desks, a bland lunch room and the lone water cooler [..]

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