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    Confidence in Housing Makes Near-Record Return

    Confidence in housing made a near-record return in November in the Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI), derived from Fannie’s National Housing Survey® (NHS). The HPSI overall posted 87.8 in November, 2.6 percentage points higher than the month prior. The Index hit all-time highs in February of this year, and again in June and […]

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    NAR Power Broker Roundtable: A Look at the Year Ahead

    This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable introduces Christina Pappas, district sales manager for The Keyes Company and incoming moderator of the Roundtable for 2018. Moderator: Robert Bailey, Broker/Owner, Bailey Properties Inc., Santa Cruz, Calif.; 2017 Liaison for Large Residential Firms Relations, NAR Panelist: Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, Keyes Company, Miami, […]

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    Women?s Homeownership: A Sanctuary

    For real estate agents to be better prepared to serve women homebuyers, they must recognize women’s power as a buying pool and understand the meaning of homeownership to women?the fastest-growing and most exciting market in the housing ecosystem. Delaying marriage, higher educational attainment and presence in higher-paying jobs have made women a budding home-buying market: […]

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    In It to Win It: CENTURY 21 North Shore

    A Culture of Teamwork Keeps CENTURY 21 North Shore at the Top of Its Game “Happy agents are productive agents.” That’s the reasoning of Jim D’Amico, dynamic broker/owner and chief motivator of CENTURY 21 NS Group/North Shore of New England, a Massachusetts-based firm whose more than $1 billion in real estate sales last year is […]

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    Capitol Hill Update: NAR?s 2017 Political Advocacy Efforts

    Over the past year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) engaged with federal lawmakers on a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues, with the overarching goal of encouraging sound and robust real estate markets that protect and strengthen the interests of both consumers and NAR members. Following are highlights on 10 key topics. Flood […]

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    Tipper Williams: Training and Collaboration Win the Day

    Since becoming part of the Keller Williams family, Tipper Williams has achieved greatness regardless of what part of the country she’s in. Whether it was being honored with the “Home Run Launch of the Year” for being team leader for the company’s new Texas/New Mexico region in 2004; leading a privately held group of Keller […]

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    Cooler Markets and Warmer Opportunities

    On the hunt for an investment rental? The best deals are not in hot markets, but in cold ones. New findings out of HouseCanary, provider of predictive real estate analytics and insights, reveal that at this time of year, when activity declines, investors are likely to have more opportunities in markets with chillier temperatures. In […]

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    Housing in 2018: Where Are Home Values Headed?

    Analysts are expecting even higher home prices in 2018 than originally projected, according to new research. Zillow’s 2017 Q4 Home Price Expectations Survey reveals experts are anticipating a 4.1 percent hike in the new year, up from the 3 percent they forecasted a year ago. Over 100 experts, including economists, participated in the survey. Their […]

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    Attend NAR?s Premier Broker Event

    NAR PULSE?Mark your calendars! Join NAR in Nashville, Tenn., on April 4-5 for the 2018 REALTOR® Broker Summit. Learn from and collaborate with industry experts, tech entrepreneurs and top brokers to position your brokerage for success. Registration opens in early January. Learn more. RPR® Learning Resources for Every REALTOR® Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) online learning […]

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    Top Agents Dominate With Multi-Channel Content Marketing

    Discover Publications generates listings for top agents, eliminates stress Between going on listing appointments, negotiating sales and converting leads, real estate professionals have their hands full. But for those dead set on dominating the market, a well-rounded content marketing strategy is key. With multi-channel marketing innovator Discover Publications, real estate professionals can reap all the […]

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