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Part One: TechTouch Crowdfunding for Real Estate

Blog In the first part of this two-part series on crowdfunding, find out the new players in this growing investment trend. Read more by subscribing to REAL Trends TechTouch Written by Bob Bill, REAL Trends vice president and managing consultant Most of us have heard about the use of crowdfunding,...

Where Are International Buyers Going?

Business International homebuyers are attracted to the United States for a number of reasons. These include favorable housing prices, good weather, the country's relative economic stability and an attraction to America in general. As the housing market improved and home prices rebounded, the interest of fore...

Be a Good Neighbor

Marketing After hearing about from someone at a Keller Williams training class, Tom Riggins, a sales associate with Keller Williams-Northeast in Kingwood, Texas, decided to do some research on the service. is a social neighborhood site and app that allows neighbors to post safety...

Independent Contractor Arrangement Challenged

Business Will the independent contractor status soon be obsolete? Written by Steve Murray, publisher There are several lawsuits winding their way through the legal system that challenge the independent contractor arrangement between brokerage firms and their sales agents. These actions are in Calif...

Dodd-Frank Poses New Challenges But It's Not All Bad

Business The latest version of the Dodd-Frank mortgage regulations has bankers worried about lending, and their fear has already affected who can qualify for mortgage loans. On Monday, the American Bankers Association (ABA) released the results of its latest annual Real Estate Lending Survey, which...

How to Be a Great Agent Every Day

Business By Bob Corcoran “My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races, just to be consistent over the long run.” Dennis Conner Dennis Conner, the great yachtsman, came be known as Mr. America’s Cup. But he could have just as easily been named Mr. Consistent -- he wo...

10 Tips for Using Twitter

Blog Written by Christopher Tompkins, CEO, of The Go! Agency So you're tweeting away on Twitter about your latest blog...posting links to industry related articles...engaging with people, and so forth. You've followed some of your favorite folks, tweeted about your favorite place to eat sushi, and...







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