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The summertime sun is shining, birds are chirping and the termites are chomping away at your house. Just as you begin your cleaning routine, you rub-a-dub your way to uncovering a termite infested home. Don't beat yourself up, you're not alone.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 6:00 am
There are three reasons a buyer chooses to buy a home: Location, Condition, & Price. If you don't get an offer within a couple of weeks, or whatever period is normal for your area, there's something wrong. Let's take a look at each three.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 6:00 am

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Top-producing agents and brokers often say real estate is about relationships, not sales. And as the Internet becomes a larger part of everyone’s daily lives those business-dependent relationships will be increasingly developed, nurtured and started online. That’s why real estate’s
Author: Paul Hagey
Posted: August 1, 2014, 12:02 am
More than 8 out of 10 Inman News readers say they plan to apply for their own “.realtor” domain — suggesting the Internet could soon see 800,000 new real estate agent websites if the National Association of Realtors’ 1 million
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 31, 2014, 7:53 pm
In the first mortgage-fraud case brought by the federal government to ever go to trial, a jury found Bank of America’s Countrywide unit liable for selling thousands of bad mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the run-up to
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 31, 2014, 6:01 pm
Online credit monitoring startup Credit Karma is now offering consumers weekly credit reports and scores that are “actually free, not free*,” writes TechCrunch’s Sarah Perez. As someone who plans to apply for a new mortgage soon, Perez says she’s been
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 31, 2014, 5:29 pm
CityRealty, a property listing and agent referral resource covering New York City, has rolled out a revamped website that features colorful neighborhood guides that include virtual aerial imagery of neighborhoods and popular buildings. The site’s neighborhood profiles are bursting with
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 31, 2014, 5:25 pm
The way Donald Trump remembers it, he was willing to pay Vera Coking millions of dollars and provide her with free housing for life in one of his luxury high-rises if she’d sell him a 29-room boarding house in Atlantic
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:35 pm
In the articles I've read dissecting the events of the last few days, I've been surprised to find virtually no reference to what I believe is a key part of the value proposition of a combined Zillow and Trulia: the monetization of products and services that precede, are needed for, or follow the purchase of a home. The elephant in the room with all these services is mortgages
Author: Vincent Turner
Posted: July 31, 2014, 2:14 pm
There are some basic truths when it comes to building a successful real estate career. I know because when I canvassed some of our industry's top leaders, time and again the similar themes emerged!
Author: Teri Conrad
Posted: July 31, 2014, 10:00 am
Homebuyers ask for pictures and they want lots of them. They want great photographs that they can look at on their computer screens, tablets or smartphones. The way buyers look for homes has really changed now that everything is on the Internet.
Author: Teresa Boardman
Posted: July 31, 2014, 9:27 am
The opportunity to buy three adjoining condos at The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton New York and combine them into a single 15,434-square-foot “mega-unit” could be worth $118.5 million to a wealthy, space-hungry buyer. That’s what Nest Seekers’ Ryan Serhant was
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 31, 2014, 12:02 am
Of the big four real estate search portals, realtor.com is the most “friendly” for listing agents and brokers, according to a poll of Inman News readers. The poll accompanied a July 23 story about a report by real estate consulting
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 30, 2014, 9:26 pm
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC will target the rising tide of Hispanic homebuyers and sellers with a partnership with Spanish-language TV network Vme TV that has a presence in 70 million U.S. households. The partnership between Realogy’s 6-year-old,
Author: Paul Hagey
Posted: July 30, 2014, 8:20 pm
It’s official: The National Association of Realtors will begin offering its 1 million members Web addresses with a new .realtor top-level domain sometime before October.   In 2012, NAR applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which manages
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: July 30, 2014, 8:01 pm
Trulia co-founder Sami Inkinen wasn’t part of merger talks with Zillow because for more than a month he and his wife, Meredith Loring, have been rowing across the Pacific Ocean. The couple are about 300 miles from completing the 2,700-mile
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 30, 2014, 7:02 pm
Realtor.com is now set up to get rental listings from pros who use the rental marketplace Zumper to market their listings. Zumper has over half a million listings on its platform that it gets from multiple channels, said Zumper CEO
Author: Paul Hagey
Posted: July 30, 2014, 5:34 pm
What does it take to be successful in the real estate industry? Here’s the short answer: partnerships! The most successful people in the real estate industry reach their professional goals by establishing essential partnerships and maintaining a reliable team, focused on a common objective
Author: Guest Contributor
Posted: July 30, 2014, 4:43 pm
Trulia hired investment bank Qatalyst Partners three years ago to negotiate a sale of the company and although it was unable to swing a deal at the time, Qatalyst is collecting a fee now that JPMorgan has negotiated a sale
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 30, 2014, 4:24 pm
After the bottom fell out of the real estate market six years ago, newlywed real estate broker Matthew Hanks joined the Army National Guard to help bring in some extra income. “I was just searching for any way I could
Author: Inman News
Posted: July 30, 2014, 4:05 pm

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