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Real estate trends, combined with out-of-date zoning laws and employment patterns are driving people out of their homes. If our economy is doing so well, then why are so many people living on the streets? Is there something wrong with them, or is it our economy? Original link Original author: Teresa Boardman
As we celebrate this Independence Day, let’s take a moment to highlight the American dream, what homeownership means and how it is changing lives.  Original link Original author: Troy Palmquist
Whether you’re a new agent or a seasoned one, if you don’t often encounter military or veteran clients, you might need a reminder on the unique priorities of this group. Here are a few ways you can make sure you’re meeting the needs and exceeding the expectations of your military clientele.  Original link Original author: Alison Wisnom
Keller Williams Realty is the latest real estate company to be hit with a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging its agents made unsolicited calls to consumers without their consent. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
Two upcoming buildings from Airbnb and NGD Homesharing in Austin and Miami will have hotel licenses, giving unit owners the freedom to rent them out as much as they want. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Purplebricks announced on Wednesday, it was shuttering it’s U.S. operations. The flat-fee brokerage was only live in the U.S. for less than two years, but still, it’s departure doesn’t come as a surprise to many former employees. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
The post [Video] The Whole Salesperson appeared first on 90-Day Sales™ . Original author: Bruce Lund
The post The Whole Salesperson appeared first on 90-Day Sales™ . Original author: Bruce Lund
Running a fast-growing business that provides high-quality marketing services quickly is a balancing act, and it requires a solid company culture. In this podcast, Byron Lazine talks to CEO Kori Covrigaru about how he built up PlanOmatic. Original link Original author: Byron Lazine
Real estate agent Lynn Keyland dressed her kids up in inflatable unicorn and T. rex costumes — and then had them pose for listing photos of the property. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Who Spends More On Homes? Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Or Straight? https://instinctmagazine.com/who-spends-more-on-homes-gay-lesbian-bisexual-or-straight/ via @instinctmag @randyslovacek @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Millennials aren't buying homes because of the $1.6 trillion in student-loan debt, but some experts aren't convinced debt cancellation plans will fix the problem https://www.businessinsider.com/student-debt-cancellation-impact-on-millennial-home-ownership-2019-7 via @businessinsider @alexonicoll @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Medi
VA loan limits repealed: Veterans now get jumbo loans with zero down https://themortgagereports.com/51760/va-loan-limits-repealed-veterans-jumbo-loans-zero-down via @mortgagereports @OurBroker Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Following months of uncertainty over Purplebricks' future in the United States, the flat-free brokerage is exiting the U.S. market, less than two years after launching in Los Angeles in September 2017. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Pavegen, a company that generates both electricity and data from footsteps, has raised more than $3 million in a successful crowdfunding campaign. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Recent years have been a boon for landlords, and a recession doesn't appear imminent, but the multifamily housing market does face some challenges. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
It’s been a year since I retired, and with time comes clarity. In my post-real estate life, despite the miles traveled, the histories encountered and the ideological differences faced, I’ve learned that humans are remarkably similar. And we can draw from that knowledge to better ourselves, our businesses and our lives. Original link Original author
On this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring series on Inman, Peter Lorimer talks through conquering the overwhelming feelings that go along with a career such as real estate, in which you need to wear many hats simultaneously.   Original link Original author: Peter Lorimer
In real estate, optimizing the commission split and generating revenue by selling mortgages is what brokerages have been doing for years. But investors didn’t pump over $1 billion of venture capital in Compass to build a basic brokerage. So, what is Compass’ end goal? Let’s take a look at the numbers. Original link Original author: Mike DelPrete
Sotheby's International Realty is opening a new franchise in Rogers, Arkansas. It's the 41st state for the global luxury franchisor, which has a presence in 70 countries and territories.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns