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7 Questions to Ask Before Designing Your New Kitchen

Addressing these details when planning your kitchen will ensure a smoother project with more personalized style.


The Homeowner Association's Future Forecast

Preparing for and overseeing a homeowner association's finances are perhaps the most important board responsibilities. It takes money and careful planning to maintain and preserve common area property. One of the best forecasting tools is a 'reserve study' is needed to identify common element components, their useful lives and cost of repair or replacement.


Global wealth is on the move — what’s that mean for agents?

I recently attended a meeting at the Coldwell Banker global headquarters in Madison, New Jersey. I came to learn about the new Coldwell Banker Global Luxury program and was very excited to see that our leaders understand that luxury real estate goes beyond the U.S. borders ...


Daily market update: April 27, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...


Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included?

How much is a "transaction-ready" buyer worth? Real estate giant Zillow Group may find out when it relaunches the newest addition to its portal arsenal, RealEstate.com ...


Daily market update: April 26, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...


6 simple steps for agents to increase personal safety

As Realtor and safety expert, Paula Monthofer says it's a jungle out there. And unfortunately, real estate agents are some of the easiest targets; they're both visible and eager to be kind and available to every potential client that comes their way ...


Ask the experts: How digital workflows sharpen a brokerage

DocuSign innovators discuss how digital transformation will help you close faster than the competition Independent experts and real estate brokerages around the country agree: getting rid of paper and going digital is a win-win for savings and earning power. Not only can it save time, storage and supply costs, it empowers agents and engages clients from lead to deed ...


What the 15-percent foreign buyer tax has done for Canadian (and American) real estate

In August 2016, anyone from a country other than Canada who was closing on a house in Vancouver (or elsewhere in British Columbia) was slapped with significant sticker shock when the government unveiled a 15-percent tax on real estate sales to foreign buyers ...


Real talk: Zillow Group’s new brand, ‘millennial worship’ and Upstream

If you ask Wiktionary, to swim upstream means "to opt for a difficult course of action when a simpler alternative is available." And if you ask Rob Hahn and Greg Robertson, real estate’s Upstream venture is a prime example of doing things the hard way ...


Is Trump’s tax plan good for homeowners? Nope, says NAR

President Donald Trump released his tax reform plan today, which will result in what the White House is calling the "biggest tax cut" in history. In response, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had this to say in a statement: "Major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax code but shouldn’t come at the expense of current and prospective homeowners." ...


Behind the sale of the late Agnes Moorehead’s Beverly Hills home

Beverly Hills has a certain mystique that surrounds it -- it's one of the most coveted and well-known ZIP codes in the world thanks to lush estates inhabited by Hollywood stars, first-class dining and shopping, and a hit TV show that bears its name ...

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