Are We in a Housing Bubble?

Are We In A Housing Bubble?

As home values rise at stunning speeds, many people are growing nervous. There seem to be similarities between today’s market and the pre-2008 housing market, which led to the market crash and the Great Recession. Are they right to worry?

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5 Tips for Mastering Real Estate Social Media Marketing

social media real estate marketing

Every real estate agent should have a social media marketing strategy. It’s an easy and low-cost way to get your name and brand top of mind to a large number of people. According to 47 percent of agents, social media marketing brings the highest quality leads compared to any other tech tool.  More than three-quarters…

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NAR Takes Action to Drive Inclusivity in Real Estate Industry

The National Association of Realtors recently announced a mentorship initiative to match experienced agents with budding real estate professionals in historically marginalized communities.  The new initiative is called NAR Spire and will improve real estate opportunities in underserved communities for both real estate professionals and potential homeowners. So what is the impact? How will Spire’s…

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Using Real Estate Scripts to Convert More Leads

Whether you’re a new or experienced real estate agent, scripted, practiced dialogues can help you deliver the right message to your potential clients while prospecting. Real estate scripts can help you make each contact you have with a lead as effectively as possible.   The LPMAAM Script The first time you make personal contact with a…

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Finding Inventory in a Low Inventory Market

finding inventory in a low inventory market

It is easy for buyer’s agents to get as frustrated as their buyers when they can’t find a home due to low listing inventory, losing in multiple-offer situations, etc. But as the buyer’s agent, you have two options: you can be a part of the solution or part of the problem.   When you allow yourself…

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Everything Real Estate Agents Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act

fair housing act

The month of April commemorates the passing of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 — a law that is still relevant for real estate agents today. Fifty-three years after the law passed, real estate agents remain in a unique position to uphold and advance the standards of fair housing opportunities as pillars of the communities…

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The Fair Housing Act, Springtime Inventory, and New Construction for First Time Home Buyers

Low listing inventory and high demand has created a lean market for home buyers across the nation. On top of the increase in median listing price, first-time homebuyers face the added challenge of rising material costs for new construction homes. The month of April marks the anniversary of the 1968 Fair Housing Act — making April a time to remember America’s history of financial discrimination and a time to support a future of equal opportunity in the housing market.

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How Agents Make Daily Profit with the DSH Tracker

For real estate agents, it’s difficult to measure a successful day versus an unsuccessful one. It’s not always clear whether a full day of work will amount to any real profit. After all, you’re your own boss; you don’t clock in. Your success is based on the activities you choose to fill your schedule with.…

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