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    Industry Icon Brian Buffini Discusses the Trends Impacting the Months Ahead at RISMedia’s Virtual ‘Spring Into Action’

    With the first quarter in the rearview mirror, real estate professionals across the board are working hard to make sure they’re positioned for success and profitability in order to maximize the spring and summer real estate markets. And while the real estate marketplace is going strong, it’s still uncertain—making it more important than ever that […]

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    Building for the Future, Today

    A Q&A With Fathom Realty CEO Josh Harley Fathom Realty recently announced the acquisition of Verus Title and Naberly Solutions. Fathom CEO Josh Harley shares why these investments are an essential part of bringing the vision of Fathom to life. In November 2020, you announced the acquisition of Verus Title. Why did Fathom expand into […]

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    How ‘JPAR Sure Sale’ Helps Our Agents Win the Listing, Satisfy All Sellers

    Today’s market is crazy. I’ve been a top producer, selling hundreds of homes throughout my career, and in all my years in the real estate business, I’ve never seen anything like this. There are so few listings to be won right now that agents need every tool in their arsenal to realistically compete. Every seller […]

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    Riding the Waves of Change: RISMedia Releases 33rd Annual Power Broker Report

    What a difference a year makes. This time last year, Power Brokers were sitting pretty, a healthy economy in hand and a bullish outlook on 2020. But a growing concern was also casting a shadow of uncertainty—the nascent COVID-19 virus. No one could anticipate with any degree of certainty what the fallout would be one […]

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    Power Broker Perspectives: Strategies for the Road Ahead

    From an inventory drought to a sea change in relocation patterns, market challenges and opportunities have created a wild ride for this year’s Power Brokers. Triggered by the pandemic, changes to the way brokerages must operate and the way consumers need—and expect—to be served, have caused brokers to rapidly adapt in order to reap the […]

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    CoreLogic: Home Price Growth Reached 15-Year High in February

    CoreLogic® recently released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for February 2021. Home prices continued to increase in February, reaching the highest annual gain since April 2006, as demand continues to clash with historically low supply. These factors have created increased affordability challenges, especially as mortgage rates also begin to rise. CoreLogic analysis also shows homebuyers have steadily […]

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    ATTOM Data Solutions Releases 2020 Property Tax Analysis

    ATTOM Data Solutions recently released its 2020 property tax analysis for almost 87 million U.S. single family homes, which shows that $323 billion in property taxes were levied on single-family homes in 2020, up 5.4% from $306.4 billion in 2019. The average tax on single-family homes in the U.S. in 2020 was $3,719—resulting in an […]

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    Brokers and Agents ‘Spring Into Action’ at RISMedia Virtual Event

    RISMedia just wrapped the third in its series of virtual events, “Spring Into Action,” co-presented by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The event was held on April 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT, and attracted 5,000-plus attendees who tuned in to learn from more than 75 of the industry’s top leaders, coaches […]

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    Embracing Technology to Meet the Demands of Today’s Challenges

    Propertybase Drives Business Forward for Boutique New York Real Estate Brokerage Coming from a background in the arts, having been an actress in New York, Teresa Stephenson decided to transition into real estate about a decade ago. Her first job was as an agent for Platinum Properties in New York, and she’s been there ever […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: More on What Mentally Strong Leaders Don’t Do

    As it turns out, while providing insights into what to do as leaders is helpful, it’s just as effective to discuss what not to do. In the spirit of continuing this productive conversation, here are a few more things mentally strong leaders don’t do: They don’t doubt their goals or their worth. Mentally strong leaders know exactly what’s driving […]

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