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Round 3: Facebook Live Events for Running Your Business During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The highly-anticipated Facebook Live sessions are back to bring you one more week of tips in our Secrets of Top Selling Facebook Group. During these Facebook Live sessions, engage and ask live questions on how to run your business during these difficult times. Ask questions and engage with other industry agents, and experts that are […]

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Striving for a Higher Level of Professionalism

Brenda Thompson CEO/Managing Broker HomeSmart Stars Plano, Texas Region Served: North Texas Years in Real Estate: 19 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 45 What do you like most about the region in which you work? I didn’t grow up in Texas, but I’ve made it my home. In North Texas especially, we’re seeing […]

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Dealing With Disaster: Real Estate in the Wake of COVID-19

The National Association of REALTORS® Power Broker Roundtable addresses the coronavirus pandemic, and how the brokerage business is responding.  Moderator John P. Horning, Executive Vice President, Shorewest REALTORS®, Milwaukee, Wis.; Liaison for Large Firms and Industry Relations, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Participants  Bill Soffel, President/CEO, ERA Team VP Real Estate, Chautauqua, N.Y.   Lacey Conway, […]

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More Married LGBT Couples Are Purchasing Homes, but Fear of Discrimination Remains: Report

Housing discrimination—and the fear of it—along with a desire for safe and welcoming neighborhoods differentiate LGBT homebuyers and sellers from non-LGBT homebuyers and sellers, according to National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professional’s (NAGLREP) fourth annual LGBT Real Estate Report. NAGLREP, with nearly 2,800 members, is one of the nation’s largest LGBT trade […]

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Financial Resources During Economic Uncertainty

NAR PULSE—NAR is here for you and your agents during this turbulent time. Now more than ever, your access to the tools and resources available at no cost from the Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness can help you make informed choices, and position yourself and your business for sustainability and success. Log in here.  Earn […]

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Power Brokers: The Biggest Footprints

With 2019 sales topping $1 trillion and transactions up, Power Broker production rose this year, according to RISMedia’s 32nd Annual Power Broker Report, newly released. Power Brokers expected to grow in 2020, as well, with their chief focus recruiting, the No. 1 area of investment in the report this year, in addition to adding new […]

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Growing Through Training and Collaboration

Rebecca Hunter Agent/Owner The Platinum Team, Realty ONE Group Opening Doors Davenport, Iowa Region Served: Greater Quad Cities in Iowa and Illinois Years in Real Estate: 3 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 42 What is your secret to staying relevant in the ever-changing real estate landscape? Education. I believe in going to as […]

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How to Prevent Trolls From Zoom Bombing Your Online Meeting

(TNS)—As students at the University of Tennessee were participating in a virtual “Milkshake Monday,” an anonymous person jumped into the Zoom gathering and began berating everyone with racist rants. As the video conferencing platform Zoom has grown in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic, so have instances of “Zoom bombing.” Zoom bombing is when someone joins […]

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Firmly Rooted: Why LeadingRE’s Family Firms Continue to Thrive

Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the April 2020 issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. While much of the narrative surrounding the real estate landscape today is dominated by tech start-ups and corporate- or venture-funded companies, this industry’s roots were planted by entrepreneurs—those who started out with a couple of agents, a […]

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Power Brokers: ‘Constant Communication Is More Essential Now Than Ever Before’

Editor’s Note: Before the coronavirus pandemic progressed in the U.S., RISMedia asked Power Brokers to offer their take on the upcoming year, from the current and future market outlook, to overall strengths and weaknesses. Below are excerpts of their perspectives, included in RISMedia’s 32nd Annual Power Broker Report.  Hadi Atri, President & CEO, RE/MAX Executive    […]

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