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Frequently the real estate that had been owned by a person now deceased is made available for sale through a procedure commonly known as a 'probate sale.' When this happens a somewhat complex set of rules comes into play, especially, of course, in California.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 12:09 pm
The Canada Revenue Agency says it collected more than $17 million in penalties during the last two years from people who failed to report income from their real estate investments.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 12:09 pm


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Competition for agents, especially top producers, is par for the course among real estate brokerages. But a jury has found that one prominent firm crossed the line -- and is making the firm pay dearly for it
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: June 27, 2017, 10:41 pm
A friend of mine just sold his company in the Valley and is dabbling in venture capital investing. He explained to me how tech will soon eliminate agents. Convincing him otherwise required a couple of cocktails and a description of the unpredictability and vast idiosyncrasies of the transaction, and the defensible relationships between consumers and one million-plus agents. He conceded. Agents will survive for one last generation before software proves its superiority.
Author: Sam DeBord
Posted: June 27, 2017, 9:39 pm
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news
Author: Inman
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:10 pm
To help make your clients' first home purchase a success we've put together a go-to checklist outlining 15 money-saving tips for first-time homebuyers
Author: Jake Durtschi
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:04 pm
If you're not regularly the first to follow up, then you're blowing deals and losing money. Every agent knows this, yet it's tough to stay consistent. Agent Legend is the secret weapon top teams and agents are using to get response rates of 40 - 80%
Author: Devon Broderick
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:46 pm
April 2017’s national index comes in at 188.50, a 5.5 percent year-over-year increase from March 2016 and a seasonally adjusted 0.95 percent month-over-month increase
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:28 pm
Are you still using your personal Facebook page to promote your real estate business? Besides making you look like an amateur, relying on your personal profile to market yourself and your services means missing out on some crucial benefits. A Facebook business page provides a platform to share your story, connect with people in your target audience and post content that builds your authority
Author: Greg Lyles
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:00 pm
Robert Hughes, real estate salesperson with Meier Real Estate, quickly learned that real estate is anything but simple. It takes motivation, dedication and a lot of legwork to succeed in this industry. Know your inventory, take charge of your schedule and be confident enough to help clients differentiate their wants from their needs when helping them find a home
Author: Inman
Posted: June 27, 2017, 10:00 am
Check out this week’s update, which covers what happens to Instacart if Amazon buys Whole Foods, why your next car may be a living room on wheels and how co-working spaces spread to the suburbs
Author: Brendan Wallace
Posted: June 27, 2017, 9:00 am
Chatbots on Facebook Marketplace may soon be able to “negotiate” with you over the price of items for sale. And if new research released by Facebook this week is any indication, you probably won’t know you’re talking to a bot and not a human being
Author: Inman
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:15 am
Adam DuVander, a marketing developer at Zapier, loves application programming interfaces (APIs) and he wants everyone to know it. With Zapier, users learn how to automate different parts of their business without writing complicated code. During Adam's session participants will create their own custom project, which they can take back to the office for real world application
Author: Samantha Bullock
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:24 am
Whether growing a brand as an agent, a company or a brokerage, the most important thing is: you have to know who you are. Peter Lorimer from PLG Estates shares his insights. 
Author: Peter Lorimer
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:15 am
In this episode, Leigh Brown welcomes Rachel Hammer, a board director of the Ottawa Real Estate Board. She has been in real estate for over 11 years and was a former crisis counselor for the government before she made the switch to real estate
Author: Leigh Brown
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:07 am
A few simple tweaks can increase your home’s selling price by hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars. Use these guidelines to stage your home effectively so that you get the best possible price on your house
Author: Inman
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:53 pm
On Million Dollar Listing New York, star Fredrik Eklund is loved for many things: his acute business skills, his sharp sense of humor, his collection of colorful socks and, last but not least, his ability to be transparent about his journey as a gay man
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:48 pm
This last week extended the June freeze: The 10-year T-note this week traded between 2.19 percent and 2.14 percent; mortgages are not moving at all, hovering close to 4.00 percent; and the S&P 500 stayed between 2435 and
Author: Lou Barnes
Posted: June 26, 2017, 8:25 pm
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news
Author: Inman
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:46 pm
According to the National Association of Realtors Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Survey (NAR HOME), the solution to low inventory woes may not come from robust housing starts or flipping single-family rentals into owner-occupied homes again. It may come from the 71 percent of homeowners who feel it's a "good time to sell" their home -- opening up a wealth of new listings
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:20 pm

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