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The Other Side of Real Estate: Why is Real Estate So Unique

Why is Real Estate So Unique? In this series, Warren Dow compares the tech side of the industry with the…

7 Habits of Highly Successful Real Estate Agents

We all learned the positive effect of good habits in our lives, thanks to Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits….

REAL Trends October Newsletter

The REAL Trends monthly newsletter is known as the trusted industry source for information on trends, strategies, analysis, people,…

Challenges of Brokerage 

 Has the Day of Reckoning Arrived? The Looming Challenges of Brokerage 

A few observations on new competition, cost of agent retention and more  The gross margin for the average brokerage firm…

Dynamic of Teams

The Dynamic of Teams – Where Value Resides 

A recent study sheds light on gross commission income The California Association of Realtors® and REAL Trends recently studied the…

Seasonal Slowdown

Seasonal Slowdown in Showing Activity Arrives Throughout Much of U.S. 

 South Region sees increased activity for 11th straight month; rest of country experiences year-over-year declines   

Engel & Volkers Insight Report

Engel & Völkers Insight Report : Recruiting Challenges & Opportunities 

Engel & Völkers Insight Report identifies key drivers that motivate an agent to make a brokerage change as well as what brokers…

Find Opportunity

It’s Not All Doom & Gloom – What Brokers Can Do to Find Opportunity

It’s not all doom and gloom. There are opportunities, and it’s not too late to execute a plan   In…

new home

The Costs Associated With a New Home Surprise Buyers

New Homeowners Pay $40,000 on Average to Buy and Move into a New Home The one-time costs of moving into…

Community Associations

Study: Florida Residents Say Community Associations Are “Good”

Community associations, commonly referred to as homeowners associations (HOAs), condominiums, housing cooperatives, and mixed-use communities, remain preferred places to…

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