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10 tips for buyers putting in offers sight unseen amid coronavirus
Buying a property without seeing it in person is hardly ideal. But, in the new world created by COVID-19, virtual touring is becoming increasingly com...

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Lesson Learned: Operate from the client’s perspective
In this column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, fi...

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Real estate is looking very different in the Hamptons this summer — here’s why
Top New York real estate agent Jamie Safier is seeing incredible growth in demand in the Hamptons as well as changes in what renters are looking for....

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Home staging can be done virtually — here’s how
Just because in-person interactions are limited doesn't mean that agents can't help clients take advantage of services like staging. This is how homeo...

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How Ivis Suarez saved a deal and a family’s dream of going back home
Florida-based Century 21 agent Ivis Suarez shares how she persevered through the toughest transaction of her career to help a family get back to Puert...

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Digital title startup Spruce raises $29M
The New York-based company will use the funding to fuel its expansion and build up its technology....

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With summer near, vacation home owners are renting — for now
"Since this happened before Memorial Day, people are saying, 'I can get $400 grand for four months? I'll just list it in September.'"...

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Coldwell Banker CEO: Real estate has undergone a ‘tremendous transition’
Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman told CNBC it's not just millennials who are open to buying homes virtually....

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7 inspiring ideas for building community through service
In a profession that already brings community together, real estate agents know the importance of lending a helping hand, especially in difficult time...

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150 top luxury agents on one call? Hear what they said
It was the middle of March 2020 and no one knew what the weeks ahead would look like. The world was in the throes of the “Great Pause,” commerce w...

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Use these 4 social channels to grow your business
Real estate agents are already fluent in the art of storytelling, whether through well-crafted words, compelling images, or dynamic video. And these t...

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How to handle client objections during the pandemic
The types of objections we're hearing now are going to be with us for a while, and they may become our new normal, so we need to be able to ease clien...

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Stop! 7 things you shouldn’t do on listing appointments
Selling yourself is a little bit like dating. You have to make a great first impression. So, here are a few things to keep in mind if you want to impr...

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The latest in-demand apartment feature is a Peloton room
Agents are beginning to market what may have been featured as small offices or hallways in the past as designated Peloton or workout areas with the sh...

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CNipIT doesn’t let web leads leave
A spin-out of an app called ConnectNow, CNipIT is similar to live chat tools. It leverages agent availability and helps keep mobile agents connected t...

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They hate their homes, and they want out — NOW!
Quarantine has made many buyers realize they have new and urgent unmet needs for their homes, now that most plan to spend more time at home than ever ...

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Redfin is welcoming back 35% of furloughed staff
As homebuying demand returns in some parts of the country, Redfin is calling back approximately 350 furloughed employees, including agents....

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Daily Dispatch: Why brokerage value propositions will change
Zillow's chief industry development officer talks to Brad Inman on his podcast about the changing value propositions for brokerages in the post-pandem...

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Compass CEO Robert Reffkin calls on Congress to provide aid to agents
Robert Reffkin argued coronavirus aid shouldn't be limited to W-2 workers. The National Association of Realtors has also said it is working to ensure ...

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