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    Newsmaker Spotlight: Bryan Greene on Combating Bias and Discrimination in Real Estate

    Bryan Greene, vice president, Policy Advocacy at the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), represents NAR in Washington on all regulatory and legislative matters related to fair housing. Here, Greene offers insight into what it means to be an RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker—individuals recognized for their positive contributions to the real estate industry—along with NAR’s push […]

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    The Leader of Real Estate Influence

    Victor Hugo, the famed French poet and author of “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame” and “Les Misérables,” added to his literary legacy when he proclaimed, “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Chris Stuart, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, introduced his career-changing concept, the Real Estate I.Q. SystemSM, a transformational new real […]

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    Zillow: Family-Oriented Amenities Helping Homes Sell Faster

    Families are a large segment of the home-buying population. That’s why Zillow recently analyzed the hottest kid-friendly features that are attracting families currently shopping for a home. According to Zillow, listings with a backyard sold 5.2 days faster than expected, while properties with a sandbox sold 4.5 days faster and those with a playground sold […]

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    Maximizing Potential: Striving for Competitive Greatness

    Michael Hickman President and CEO Seven Gables Real Estate Tustin, California | sevengables.com Years in business: 45 Size: 7 offices, 465 agents Region served: Orange County, California 2020 Sales Volume: $1.8 billion 2020 Transactions: 2,679.50 Michael Hickman began his career as an agent, became a manager who opened an office from scratch, then a general […]

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    Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium End in Sight, What Next?

    The end of federal foreclosure and eviction moratoriums is on the horizon, leaving many wondering, “what’s next?” On one side, previous reports from Bloomberg predicted a wave of foreclosures that would hit millions of low-income homeowners after forbearance provisions and the foreclosure moratorium ended. On the other hand, many mom-and-pop landlords and property owners are […]

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    What to Know About Youth Summer Camps During COVID-19

    (TNS)—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection at youth summer camp. But what do those guidelines mean for families and children who look forward to the ritual of attending overnight or day summer camp? “There not one strategy that’s going to completely eliminate risk. […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Learning From the Best

    This week I participated in a virtual webinar, “Lessons in Leadership” with my good friend Dermot Buffini, CEO of Buffini & Company. The session was moderated by RISMedia’s founder, president and CEO John Featherston. It was a virtual chance to brainstorm and collaborate with two fantastic industry leaders. In case you missed the session, here […]

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    Staying Involved in Your Clients’ and Agents’ Lives

    Jemila Winsey Broker/Owner RE/MAX Legacy Living and RE/MAX 1st Class Richmond and League City, Texas remaxlegacyliving.com Region served: Houston, Texas Years in real estate: 21 Number of offices: 2 Number of agents: 65 No. 1 tip to prepare for the upcoming summer market: Work with builders to identify new markets that you can explore. Also, […]

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    Luxury Real Estate Prospecting in High Net-Worth Circles

    While the number of high-net-worth individuals is growing faster than ever, many new luxury real estate professionals haven’t had much exposure to them, especially via luxury real estate prospecting. So when it comes to hashing out your luxury real estate marketing strategy in those early stages of your career, you may find yourself wondering how […]

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    Set Yourself Apart as a Real Estate Leader and Expert

    NAR PULSE—At the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Academy, brokers can earn certificates and advanced degrees focused on leadership skills and optimizing their business through innovative technology, processes and best practices to best position their brokerage for sustainable growth and success. Enroll today and receive a $100 scholarship toward each eligible course!   Discounted Application Fee: […]

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