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‘Our Profession Is Being Victimized’: Unpacking the Top Issues Facing Real Estate

Above: Bob Goldberg (left), Helen Hanna Casey (center), and Leslie Rouda Smith (right). Why should clients pay agents as much as they are these days? Sure, that’s a loaded question, but it sits at the crux of several ongoing lawsuits and federal probes that pose an existential threat to the real estate industry. Those legal…

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Leaders Meet with White House on Housing Affordability

Several affordable housing leaders met this week with National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, Domestic Policy Council Director Ambassador Susan Rice, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge, and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Sandra Thompson to discuss housing supply and affordability. Leaders from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), National Association of Home Builders…

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Homebuyer Affordability Improved for Third Straight Month in August

The national median payment applied for by applicants decreased from $1,844 in July to $1,839 in August, improving homebuyer affordability for the third straight month, according to a report issued last week by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). MBA’s Purchase Applications Payment Index (PAPI) measures how new monthly mortgage payments vary across time—relative to income—using…

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HomeJab Real Estate Photographer Survey Shares ‘Rants and Raves’

HomeJab announces the release of its first annual “Rants and Raves” survey of professional real estate photographers. HomeJab, which has delivered more than 4,000,000 images to help real estate agents sell and rent more than $35 billion in listings, polled more than 100 professional real estate photographers for its survey, a release stated. “Research shows…

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Harry Norman, REALTORS® Announces Leadership Shake-Up

Jenni Bonura, president and CEO of Atlanta luxury firm Harry Norman, REALTORS®, has announced changes to the leadership of the company’s Buckhead Northwest and Woodstock offices. Tori Hughes, a current Harry Norman REALTOR®, was named senior vice president and managing broker of the Buckhead Northwest office. Hughes has been with Harry Norman since 2018 and…

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Why Staying in Touch with Clients is Vital

During uncertain economic times, smart and proactive companies take stock of what is working for them, and what needs to improve to keep their business moving forward. Competition rises, and strategies to reach new customers become more and more creative. But it’s important–no matter what’s going on with interest rates or customer interest–to go back…

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Brokerage Value Comes From the Top

Do you ever feel like you’re trying to boil the ocean, offering every perk and promise you can think of to entice new agents to join your team? It can be challenging to narrow your focus in a constantly changing industry with lots of shiny new tools, tech and incentives, but “boiling the ocean” isn’t…

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Agents Share Their Secrets on How to Win and Market Real Estate Listings

One of the core operations of real estate is listing a property, which is why it is so important for both new and experienced real estate agents to get it right. Last year in our Trick of the Trade campaign, we asked real estate agents across the country for some tips about how to win…

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New REALTOR® Benefits Offers: Exclusive Tools to Better Serve Clients and Boost Business

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has our ears to the ground, noses to the grindstone and eyes peeled—all in pursuit of powerful partnerships that will help you promote your brand and position your business for strategic growth. As a REALTOR®, you’re eligible for exclusive member savings from our 30-plus industry-leading partners who offer products…

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Home Flipping Activity Dips While Profits Grow

Home flips dropped 1.5% in home sales from the first quarter of 2022 to the second, and the gross profit from sales is up 10%, according to a new report released this week by ATTOM. ATTOM’s second quarter 2022 U.S. Home Flipping Report found that 115,198 single-family houses and condominiums in the United States were…

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