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    Hispanic Heritage Month: Highlighting Pathways to the American Dream

    Hispanic Heritage Month, first proclaimed by President George H.W. Bush on Sept. 14, 1989, is celebrated annually from mid-September to mid-October. Here, RISMedia interviews several notable professionals advocating for closing the diversity homeownership gap and introducing solutions to some of the challenges the Hispanic community faces within the housing market. “It’s an ideal time for real […]

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    How to Break Into Luxury Real Estate By Selling Just Below the Upper Tier

    When you’re first learning how to work with wealthy clients, selling luxury real estate can be intimidating. You might find yourself wondering how you’ll win your first listing, what to say if anyone asks whether you’ve sold at a certain price point you have no experience in, or wondering how to compete with other professionals […]

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    Corcoran’s First Global Brand Affiliate Lives a Life of Adventure

    David Victor Johnson Chairman, Corcoran BVI British Virgin Islands www.corcoran.com/corcoran-bvi/11 Region served: The British Virgin Islands Years in real estate: 30-plus Paige Tepping: As Corcoran’s first global brand affiliate, what does it mean to be a part of the brand? David Victor Johnson: We’re thrilled to be a part of Corcoran, not only because of […]

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    MooveGuru’s Home Pro Division Reaches Nine Million Recommendations

    HomeKeepr, a referral-only online community of REALTORS®, home service professionals and homeowners, recently announced it has surpassed the nine-million recommendation mark. The company has signed on more than 300,000 real estate, mortgage, and insurance professionals who have, in turn, recommended more than 500,000 unique home service contractors and other local businesses to homeowners over nine […]

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    Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group Chairman Ed Prodehl Celebrates 50 Years in Real Estate

    Ed Prodehl, chairman of Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group, is celebrating 50 years in the real estate industry. Under his purview, the affiliated company grew to be one of the largest and most successful Coldwell Banker franchises and now has more than 1,700 affiliated real estate professionals in over 60 offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and […]

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    Century 21 Announces Major Indiana Brokerage Partnership

    Century 21 Real Estate LLC announced that its fifth largest U.S. franchise and the CENTURY 21 Brand’s largest company in Indiana, CENTURY 21 Scheetz, has partnered with CENTURY 21 Rasmussen Co., Inc., a leading brokerage in Carmel, Indiana. By joining forces, CENTURY 21 Scheetz increases its market share throughout the Hoosier state with a family of […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Leaders as Teachers

    There’s a lot business can learn from sports. Immediately after a game, NFL teams will assess how they played. They’ll look at their film. They’ll analyze what went right, what went wrong and how they can improve. Sports teams have an advantage over businesses. The feedback teams receive is instantaneous; it’s seen right there on the scoreboard […]

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    Thousands of Professionals Now Equipped to Tackle Real Estate’s Next Phase

    RISMedia Real Estate CEO & Agent Leadership Exchange General Sessions Featured Industry Powerhouses Like NAR’s Charlie Oppler, LeadingRE’s Paul Boomsma, C.A.R’s Leslie Appleton-Young and More Yesterday, Sept. 14, RISMedia held its annual Real Estate CEO & Agent Leadership Exchange, this year co-presented by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The exclusive, full-day, virtual event attracted […]

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    Mortgage Applications Reach Highest Level Since April

    Mortgage applications increased 0.3% from the previous week, according to the latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) for the week ending Sept. 10, 2021. This week’s results include an adjustment for the Labor Day holiday. Key details: – Market Composite Index increased 0.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the […]

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    HUD Provides Access to $5B in American Rescue Plan to Address Homelessness Crisis

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued the HOME-ARP Implementing CPD Notice, Requirements for the Use of Funds in the HOME-American Rescue Plan Program. The new HOME-ARP notice is a critical step taken by HUD to expeditiously allow communities to begin accessing funds from the nearly $5 billion funds allocated from the […]

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