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Xavier Dean Realty launches with 100% commission model - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:00am
Dean Aguilar, the CEO behind a San Diego real estate team, is starting a new remote-working, 100 percent commission model brokerage in the city.
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It’s official: Amazon HQ2 coming to NYC, Northern VA - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:32am
Amazon is bringing more than 25,000 jobs and investments of $2.5 billion each to Northern Virginia and the New York City borough of Queens.
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EXp scores record revenue in Q3, beating consensus - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:12am
The company — which provides associates with equity and keeps costs low without bricks-and-mortar offices — reported a gross profit of $11.5 million.
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When talking through changes with clients, it can be difficult to get stubborn buyers and sellers to see your side. "Show, don't tell" is a mantra that works. Here are five examples of how we changed minds using one simple tool.
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Are Zillow’s Premier Agent changes working for agents? - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:03am
Since Zillow rolled out updates to its Premier Agent program in April, agent advertiser churn has been an issue, according to Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff.
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In this monthly advice column, Marketing Mastermind Christy Murdock Edgar answers three burning questions from the real estate industry at large. This month's topic: content creation.
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In life, the creator of the legendary Marvel comic universe Stan Lee also loved real estate — his Los Angeles homes were regularly featured in magazines.
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Inman Connect New York: Broker Connect Video Recap - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:44pm
An in-depth series of sessions and panel discussions revealing how top producing brokerages got to where they are today. Get actionable takeaways that you can implement now on everything from growing your book of business, to lead conversion, to choosing the right brokerage.
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Smart home tech is not just for luxury renters - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:28pm
Renters in 30,000 existing apartments are about to get an array of new smart-home features, including Amazon Echo Dots, installed for free thanks to a new partnership between a major landlord and a tech startup.
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Why seller leads are Zillow’s biggest opportunity - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:21pm
Last week, Zillow announced its latest financial results, and the stock dropped 25 percent (losing $2 billion in value). But the story everyone is missing is the Zillow Offers business and its huge potential with seller leads.
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Latest fad? Tossing out the furniture - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:38am
Forget feng shui — increasingly, homeowners are choosing to toss out their furniture altogether.
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Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018 - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:33am
That's the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report's inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).
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Compass acquires D.C. indie Wydler Brothers Real Estate - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:23am
Compass is acquiring the Washington D.C.-based Wydler Brothers Real Estate, the New York City-founded real estate brokerage confirmed to Inman.
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A Beverly Hills-born Realtor with a portfolio of multimillion dollar luxury listings is struggling after not one, but two of his homes were destroyed.
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Lesson Learned: Cross your t’s and dot your i’s - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 1:26am
In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they've learned during their time in the industry. This week, proud Florida native and former healthcare provider, broker-owner Ophelia "Opey" Angelone.
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5 tips for moving with small children - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:33am
What can you do to make the big move easier for your sellers with kids? Here are five tips to offer your clients when moving with small children.  
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The cost of buying a home today vs. a year from now - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:15am
Consumers are aware that interest rates are increasing, but very few understand how costly these seemingly small increases can be over the life of a 30-year mortgage. It’s your job, as an agent, to explain to buyers why they need to buy right now.
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What service means after the sale - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:01am
It’s an eternal question in real estate: is it more important to attract new clients or hold on to the ones you have? While the correct answer might be “both!”, successful luxury agents know that service after the sale is key to client retention — and retention breeds referrals.
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What’s your 2019 digital business plan? - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:01am
When was the last time you switched companies? Have you been through a recent merger or acquisition? Are you thinking about moving companies or growing a team?
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From rock bottom to rocking my market - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:01am
A little over two years ago, I nearly hit rock bottom. My life was in a downward spiral. I was going through home foreclosure; I was incapacitated from a car accident, where I lost my car and then I lost my job.
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My front row seat to the future of real estate - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:01am
As agents, we have a problem. Over the last decade, we willingly invited “disruptive” software and solution providers into our businesses – and our data.
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5 actions to generate more client referrals - Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:01am
Creating a business based on regular and recurring referrals is the ideal for any real estate professional. But it doesn’t just happen. It takes work. It requires you to be different, be proactive and provide extraordinary levels of service.
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