'Broken Windws' Theory Can Be Applied To Real Estate Regulation
Real estate regulators should consider adopting the 'broken windows' theory of policing. They might discover -- as various police departments have -- that by paying attention to relatively minor transgressions, they are liable to experience a reduction in the number of major transgressions.
Real Estate Gifts Can Disrupt Family Harmony
Unresolved family issues and ingrained family dynamics can stand between you and your real estate goals. PJ Wade enlists READER INPUT to further explore the impact of a real estate wedding gift on a newly-wed couple and family relationships.
Thanks, Apple: Real estate apps just got a huge AR boostApple released its newest operating system today and with it a promising frontier for real estate apps looking to offer augmented reality ......Read More
August housing starts confirm the shortage will rage onAfter a promising series of starts and completions at the beginning of the summer, residential construction has begun to decline. This is an unwelcome piece of news for economists, real estate professionals and buyers alike ......Read More
Atlanta is now ground zero for iBuyer warWill iBuyers like Opendoor go mainstream or stay niche? Keep your eye on Atlanta for the answer. The market has became the first where the major iBuyers -- Opendoor, OfferPad and Knock -- are all going toe to toe, setting up the city to be a battleground for three deep-pocketed startups that all use technology to make quick offers on homes, buy properties in days and quickly resell them ......Read More
What is Zillow Instant Offers?Zillow Instant offers is already being tested in a few markets and it's headed your way. This educational session will tell you all about how the product works and its development into a source of strong seller leads for agents ......Read More
Atlanta public housing agency files suit to block developer from landThanks to what the Atlanta Housing Authority is now calling a "backroom deal" that went down in 2011, a developer may be able to scoop up AHA land for dirt cheap with the intention of building non-affordable housing on sites set aside for low-income buyers, according to a report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). ......Read More
Brokerage claims Texas’s first bitcoin home purchaseA Texas brokerage claims to be the first in the Lone Star state to have closed on a home purchased with bitcoin ......Read More
Uncertainty in real estate: How does it affect business?Uncertainty is the name of the game in real estate -- right now, and always. Brad Inman took the Connect stage with Ken DeLeon of DeLeon Real Estate, Mauricio Umansky of The Agency, Dolly Lenz of Dolly Lenz Real Estate and Glenn Kelman of Redfin to dive into what this ever-shifting landscape means for different business models ......Read More
Why I believe real estate agents are worth every pennyI believe that real estate agents get paid well for what we do, however, I believe we’re worth it. Good agents can put money in their sellers’ pockets ......Read More
How to be the listing agent no one wants to work withI get a bad taste in my mouth when listing agents are, at best, fudging the details and, at worst, lying to my face. These misleading seller's reps may be able to rope in buyer’s agents once, but don't expect to fool them twice. ......Read More
Overcome these 5 seller objections to get the listingHow do the best listing agents get sellers to sign on at every listing appointment? The answer has nothing to do with secret scripts or sneaky sales tactics. The best real estate agents win listings and clients by striving to understand prospects’ needs and addressing their concerns from the start ......Read More