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The real-life Georgia mansion that inspired "Gone With The Wind" is going up for auction with a starting bid of $1 million. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Set to be revealed at Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019, the refreshed user interface and slick new CRM features are well-thought-out and very promising for agents and hands-on brokers. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
The new fee kicked in on Monday and applies the state's 5.7 percent occupancy tax, which was previously imposed on hotels, to short-term rentals that are facilitated by websites such as Airbnb, Vrbo, Vacasa and others. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Zillow is one of more than 200 businesses to sign an amicus brief for three cases that will come before the Supreme Court. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Michi Olson, an executive for 15 years at Alain Pinel Realtors, is joining LeadingRE as dean of resources and global connections. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Glenn Kelman believes clear victors will emerge from the real estate tech arms race in the next couple years. Mergers and acquisitions are inevitable, he argues. That's because real estate websites want to insert themselves into the transaction while services that facilitate transactions need popular websites. Original link Original author: Teke Wi
RT @NAR_Research: View the newly released REALTORS® Confidence Index report for May 2019. http://ow.ly/trWU50uK3MZ Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
NAMB Joins Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans https://nationalmortgageprofessional.com/news/71571/namb-joins-coalition-protect-promote-association-health-plans via @NatlMortgagePro Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
REALTOR® Support for Association Health Plans Grows Nationally https://rismedia.com/2019/07/01/realtor-support-association-health-plans-grows-nationally/ via @RISMediaUpdates Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
NAR now accepting applications for real estate 'pitch battle' https://www.inman.com/2019/07/02/nar-now-accepting-applications-for-real-estate-pitch-battle/ via @InmanNews @InmanAndrea @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Long Islanders on their love of (or disdain for) pools https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/home-and-garden/long-island-pool-installation-removal-1.33088532 via @Newsday @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
This Is the Best Time to Buy a House, According to Experts https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/money/a28225725/best-time-to-buy-a-house/ via @goodhousemag @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Nationwide, home prices grew by 3.6 percent in May year-over-year and 0.9 percent from April, according to the latest data from CoreLogic. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
The second annual iOi Pitch Battle is a contest in which aspiring real estate tech startups vie for $15,000 and the attention of venture capitalists. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
Vacation rentals are uniquely accessed by a large group of people beyond actual guests. And in that context, a smart lock system means eliminating the hassle and security issues that arise from having multiple keys or lockboxes. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Real estate investors need to think beyond the traditional cities — as home prices rise, people are turning toward smaller cities with strong job markets. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Who are the winners and losers in the homeownership market after the 2017 tax reform? A trio of studies find that the answer is: "It depends." Original link Original author: Lew Sichelman
Given agents’ intense desire to stay top-of-mind, many of us post holiday greetings for every little holiday — and without a lot of forethought. With all of this holiday outreach, we need to be sure our message is on point. Here’s a primer for agents on how to observe these holidays and connect with clients appropriately. Original link Original aut
The lack of affordable housing is an issue that requires the work of the wider institutional and public community: Major corporations, nonprofits, small businesses, individuals and the government all must contribute time, energy and funds to solve this societal problem. Original link Original author: Caroline Pinal
If it sells for its asking price of $65 million, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's home would double the current most expensive sale on Martha's Vineyard. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko