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There's an old saying that goes, "Nothing happens until someone sells something."This Labor Day, I was thinking about how the sale of a home supports so many occupations.According to statistics from the National Association of Realtors, there are about 1.38 million members of the NAR.They sold mo...
08/31/2019
Real Estate Data Aggregation is a technological advancement that brokers and agents might investigate to stay competitive in this day and age.Basically, data aggregation is defined as the compilation of raw information from a variety of databases,both public and private. It's important that the d...
07/29/2019
Many people on ActiveRain seemed to like the Best Quotes about Real Estate that I posted last month.So I thought I would post 10 more to brighten your day.Which one of these is your favorite?1. "When I gave up law to go into real estate, my mother said, 'How can you give up the law?' But she live...
05/23/2019
I conducted some research on the web and thought I would share ten of my favorite quotes about the real estate business. Which one is your favorite? Or do you have another quote you would like to share? 1. "Owning a home is a keystone of wealth...both financial affluence and emotional security." ...
04/11/2019
I'm not sure how folks on Active Rain feel about Home Valuation Widgets, but I thought I would pass on some statistics you might find interesting.A Home Valuation  Widget or AVM (Automated Valuation Model) is the property estimation feature on that website that rhymes with "willow" that literally...
03/26/2019
I read a few articles recently on" mental triggers" and how they can prompt people to take action.There's one interesting concept called: "The Fear of Losing Out."It's sort of like "loss aversion" in reverse.Loss aversion, as you might know, is the human tendency to hang on to what you have and a...
02/23/2019
One thing is for certain, there sure seems to be lots of uncertainty about the housing market (and the economy in general) for 2019.I always like to look at the real estate forecast from the economists at the Mortgage Bankers Association.After all, these are the folks who pay for all those home s...
01/13/2019
This holiday season I thought it would be interesting to see how many Holiday songs contained the word "home."Here are three of the most popular:"I'll Be Home For Christmas," written by Kim Gannon in 1943 and sung by Bing Crosby. The song is meant as a tribute to American troops who were fighting...
12/19/2018
I recently attended a conference held by Google and the speakers there were very hot on one subject.That subject was Mobile.Not just mobile.But Fast mobile.Because here's the reality of what statistics are showing.According to Bright Edge research, nearly 60% of online traffic now takes place on ...
11/24/2018
More and more research is coming out that talks about the increased dollar value of homes according to amenities that are located nearby.Experts said several studies support the notion that living near a park, for example, increases homes by 8% to 20%.Here are some statistics from the University ...
11/01/2018
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