Author: Steve Murray

The State of Technology in Real Estate With Steve Murray

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/434116440-user-708885993-the-state-of-technology-in.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSteve Murray, President and CEO of REAL Trends, talks about the state of technology in real estate. Given all the recent technology happenings in the industry, Steve discusses the importance of providing clarity to those in your brokerage firm. Steve also recaps observations from Larry Kendall, author of Ninja Selling and chairman emeritus of The Group,...

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How The Laws of Economics Are Starting to Weigh Down Housing

ECONOMICS OF HOUSING | MAKING AN IMPACT Unit sales are down. Price increases are flattening out. The pending sales index is down. Each is a sign that the laws of economics are starting to weigh on the housing market. We saw this last year when, even in a strengthening economy, housing unit sales increases were flattening. Several months of the last two quarters saw dips in year-over-year comparisons. When the supply of a product, service or, in this case, asset, declines relative to demand, then prices will rise. At some point, the price of the goods, services or assets becomes...

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REALTrending Podcast Episode 6: Big Brand Tech Revolution, Interpreting Big Data, The 2018 REAL Trends 500

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/430675623-user-708885993-realtrending-episode-6-keller-williams-kelly-app-interpreting-big-data-the-2018-real-trends-500.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn episode 6 of the REALTrending podcast, REAL Trends President, Steve Murray talks about the technology revolution happening in real estate today, especially with big brands. Listen in as Steve talks about the importance of interpreting and using big data and more about the findings of the 2018 REAL Trends...

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REAL Trends 500 | These Aren’t Like the Old Days

2018 REAL Trends 500 and Up-and-Comers Rankings The tops firms on the REAL Trends 500 used to be predictable. Not anymore.  It seems like yesterday you could count on the same brokerage firms at the top of our rankings in the REAL Trends 500 and Up-and-Comers. With some minor changes, the top 20 or so firms were always there. And, 20 years ago, independent brokerage firms made up the majority of brokerage firms. The mix between franchised brokers and independent brokerage firms changed some time ago. It was over 10 years ago that franchised firms passed independent firms on...

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