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Appraisal Institute Premieres Solar Photovoltaic Seminar

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The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value
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Realtors®’ Expo Identifies Advantages of Real Estate Tech Tools

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SAN FRANCISCO (November 10, 2019) – A variety of the latest and most trendy tech tools in real estate were discussed Saturday afternoon as tech savvy...

Jason Schraub named Vice President of Operation HOPE

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Operation HOPE today announced the appointment of Jason Schraub as Vice President and member of the senior management group, effective October 8. Schraub has served as Regional Vice President
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6 Smart Bathroom Gadgets From Around the World You Must Have

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Smart technology and connected devices are finding their way into every room in our homes, so why should your bathroom be any different?

The HVAC System and Its Many Problems: Is It Time to Think About Changing...

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The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) machine is a silent worker - not in the sense that it makes no sound, but more on account of the fact that they are only appreciated when they finally break down, or something is wrong with the system’s functioning.  However, if this occurs far too often, it might be time to change your old HVAC system and buy a new one!
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Second Century Ventures Makes Investment in Home Captain

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The National Association of Realtors®' venture capital fund, Second Century Ventures, has made an investment in Home Captain, a veteran-owned, technology-enabled real estate platform that guides consumers through the home buying process
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Florida Realtors® Tech Helpline Now Available to Support Tech Firms

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“How is your tech support?” is one of the most challenging questions nearly every tech startup must address successfully to land new clients. Now technology firms have the opportunity to answer the question with confidence by engaging real estate's
Real Estate Remodeling Strategies

Great Real Estate Remodeling Strategies to Get Your Home Market Ready

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Are you trying to decide whether to sell your home now or wait until 2020 or even 2021 to do it? Most experts would tell you to sell it now. Interest rates are still on the relatively low side
Right Roof Color

7 Ways to Choose the Right Roof Color to Match Your Siding

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You don't have to stick with the same old roof color when you get a new roof. You have options! However, not every roof color works well with your siding or trim colors. Before you choose your neighborhood's new eyesore roof
Buy Prefab Homes

10 Great Reasons to Buy Prefab Homes

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Prefab — short for prefabricated — homes have become very popular over the last few years. In fact, the industry as a whole will likely reach a valuation of $11.2 billion by the end of this year.

6 Ways Technology is Changing the Way You Buy a Home

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Technology has had a massive impact on everything from music to banking and it is starting to make an impact on real estate. A recent study indicated that just under 50 percent of would-be buyers prefer to search for houses online. But this is just the tip of the iceberg as new applications are helping to reinvent realty at the right price and here are six ways technology is changing the way you buy (or sell) a home.

The Five Most Surprising Cleaning Tips to Make Your House Sparkle

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Cleaning the house is a chore and takes up precious time that we could be using to spend with our families and enjoy ourselves! Most of us get cleaning tips from our parents or grandparents, but there are interesting tips you can use to speed up your cleaning, so that you can spend more time having fun!
5 Services Homeowners

5 Services Homeowners Need to Know About

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Owning a home is a huge responsibility. There is no landlord responsible for fixing any problems. It’s in the owners’ hands which means keeping a house clean and maintained is up to the homeowners.  
Real Estate Business

4 Tips on Marketing Your Real Estate Business

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In 20 years from today, the job market is going to look completely different than it does now. Industries come and go while others rise to the top. Then there are some main-stay businesses out there who keep continuing to grow.
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OJO Labs Expands Its Suite of Leading Technology Products with Acquisition of Real Estate...

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OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions through its conversational AI (artificial intelligence) platform, “OJO,” acquired Austin-based RealSavvy, a powerful real estate

Best Real Estate Tactics To Make Your House Sale A Success

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A successful house sale can be a great indicator of potential in real estate. After all, it’s not easy to sell a house given today’s economic climate. People want the best deals that guarantee top quality for the least price possible, and that’s not always possible when it comes to houses. When you have a house you want to be sold, you can’t just rely on quick real estate postings and just showing off your house to random people.

Buying a Fixer-Upper? 4 Ways to Pay for Renovation Work

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There’s no doubt that buying a home for the first time can be an expensive situation to be in. But, many new homeowners say that saving up for a deposit and giving up on luxuries for a little while is definitely worth the effort. Many first time homeowners opt to buy older homes in need of some renovation in order to save money on the overall price, but if you’re planning to do this, don’t forget to factor in the cost of renovating your home and getting it to where you want it to be.
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Allen Tate Realtors® Launches iBuyer Platform for Carolina Home Sellers

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Allen Tate Realtors® announces the launch of Offer Optimizer™ to give homeowners multiple instant offers on their home with the push of a button.

How to Protect Your Real Estate Company from Digital Risks

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The management of a real estate firm will typically involve the storage and utilization of a significant amount of sensitive data, including clients’ contact details, addresses, login credentials, and financial information. In today’s world, all of that info is typically stored in the digital realm, which means that a poor approach to digital security could actually put your business at risk.
Office Space

What To Look For When Choosing Office Space

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Even the most well-conceived startups and business plans run into the fact that the business must take place somewhere. You need an office of some kind that will take your company out of your living room or garage and into the broader business environment.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.