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Survey Reveals the Most Trusted Builders

Taylor Morrison is the most trusted among national home builders, according to the results from Lifestory Research America’s Most Trusted 2017 Home Builder Study. The study tracks more than 100 builder brands in the 35 largest U.S. housing markets, and collects the perceptions of trust in home-builder brands as expressed by more than 31,000 would-be buyers."When a brand attains the trust of people, the brand stands apart from all others," says

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These Are Becoming Millennial Magnet Cities

Homeownership rates are down across the board, but they're dropping most among millennials, who saw rates plunge from 40 percent in 2006 to 32 percent in 2015.However, in a few American cities, millennials are bucking the trend, opting to buy over rent, according to a recently released analysis by SmartAsset.com that looked at homeownership rates among household heads who were less than 35 years old.Researchers found that in some cities the homeo

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Remains Found of Missing Ariz. Agent

Police have discovered and identified the remains of a Kingman, Ariz., real estate professional who has been missing for the past two years. Sidney Cranston Jr., 40, was last seen showing a property in June 2015 to an unknown client. He had been missing ever since.Kingman police say authorities discovered the body buried in the foothills east of Kingman. Upon examination, the Medical Examiner’s Office determined the cause of death to be a gun s

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BROKERS: Workplace Trends Broker-Owners Should Know

Technology is reshaping the real estate industry in more ways than one. Brokers looking to attract new, tech-savvy agents and staff should take note of some workplace trends and tools that are becoming more commonplace — even expected, according to Allison & Taylor, a Michigan-based company that offers reference and background check services.New Internal Communications Tools. Overflowing email inboxes and the rise of text messaging has ushe

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Housing Shortages Abound Here

In many markets, there are just not enough homes for sale to meet buyer demand.“More than two-thirds of the markets are seeing less inventory now compared to a year ago,” says Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®’s chief economist. “Tight credit and limited new construction are clearly at play.”Realtor.com®’s research team scoured the data to find the locales facing the most severe housing crunch. Of the 150 largest markets, realtor.com®

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REALTORS: Don’t Let Referrals Slip By

Referrals can be a big source of a real estate agent’s business and can be key to keeping your business flowing year-round.About 40 percent of the real estate agents recently surveyed by the ReferralExchange and the Council of Residential Specialists say they receive about one to five referrals per year. Another 20 percent say they receive six to 10.Inbound referrals tend to result in a closed transaction the most. The highest rate of success i

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BROKERS: Brokerage Leaders Pinpoint Challenges for 2017

Top real estate executives at firms from all sizes say agent recruitment and retention are going to be their paramount focus in 2017, according to the latest Imprev Thought Leader survey. The survey reflects the responses of nearly 240 real estate leaders representing brokerages responsible for more than half of all U.S. residential real estate transactions last year.Eighty-five percent of respondents agree that recruiting more agents is their mo

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REALTORS: Join the Team!

Your Online Real Estate Broker EARN MORE INCOME AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS!iPro Real Estate empowers your business with a powerful systemSome of our benefits include:AN ONLINE AGENT PROFILE SYSTEMFREE CLIENT LEADSFREE CUSTOM WEBSITESOPHISTICATED ONLINE TRANSACTION MANAGEMENT24/7 BROKER SUPPORTQUALITY TRAINING RESOURCESAND MUCH MORE!Join The Team!Visit our Careers Page | Join us on Facebook | Follow us on TwitterREFERRAL PROGRAM: Everybody that refer

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Welcome to the Team Elena Verdaguer Dealing California

iPro currently deals throughout the state of California, with new offices in New York, Florida and Texas. We continue to strive and broaden opportunities for real estate professionals and consumers.Visit www.iprore.com for the latest information and links!Click here for information on how to become a salesperson.

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REALTORS: Play Up Home’s ‘Hot Spots’ to Warm Up Buyers

A home’s interior can be used to spark “memorable moments” that appeal to homebuyers emotions, new research suggests. Certain rooms in a home can make homeowners conjure up positive emotions and memories. Researchers call those areas “hot spots,” and urge designers to pay careful attention to those spots in making a home more inviting.“The interior space can enhance emotional experiences,” says Wayne Visbeen, an architect in Grand R

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