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‘I’ve Never Managed More Than 10 People in My Life’: Vishal Garg Dives Into Better.com Layoff Blunder

A fall from grace is never easy, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a better example of this than Better.com. Once lauded as a rising star in the startup sector, the online mortgage company descended into the depths of controversy kickstarted by CEO and Founder Vishal Garg less than a year ago. While the company…

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Mortgage Rates Post Slight Decrease

Mortgage rates eased this week, but only slightly and still remain at more than double what they were a year ago at this time. According to this week’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) from Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 6.66%, down from 6.70% the week before. This week: 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged…

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ATTOM Report: October Is the Time to Buy for Homebuyers

Buyers who close in October will get the best deal with a premium of 3.3%, compared to the spring buying season with a 10.5% premium, according to a new report from ATTOM released this week. The report analyzes more than 39 million single family home and condo sales over the past nine years as evidence…

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NAR’s 2022 Good Neighbor Award Winners Honored for Volunteer Work

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) announced its five Good Neighbor Awards winners for 2022. As stated by NAR, the Good Neighbor Award has recognized REALTORS® who make an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer work for 23 years. The 2022 Good Neighbor Award winners are as follows: Jennifer Barnes, Keller Williams Realty Peachtree…

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Two Top Ranked RE/MAX Teams Join Forces

Two of RE/MAX Executive’s most prominent real estate teams, the Premier Team and the Baxter Team, have merged to create a single team that will serve the Carolinas, the company has announced. The merged team, now with 40+ agents, will operate under as the Premier Team and be led by Jeff Lynch, Steve Onisick, and…

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The Institute: September Luxury Market Report

The Institute’s Luxury Market Report is your guide to an analysis on the trends and comparative data on the top-residential markets throughout Canada and the United States. September’s report reviews the current statistics for the luxury market in North America month over month, as well as the 13-month trend. This month we review the return of a…

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Build People to Build Loyalty

There is a big difference between training and coaching, but they also go hand in hand.   As a broker/owner or manager of your sales team you have the most important job of personally adding value to their business by not only supporting their goals and helping deal transactions but having an even greater impact on…

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Leveraging Opportunities in a Rebalancing Market

Mary Smith Regional Director, Pacific Northwest Fathom Realty Boise, Idaho www.fathomrealty.com Region served: Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington State Years in real estate: 17 Number of districts: 12 Number of agents: About 800 Top tip for staying organized: I have a meeting with myself once a week, typically on Monday. I use it to review…

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Succeeding With a Back-to-Basics Approach

Lillian Montalto Broker/Owner Lillian Montalto Signature Properties International, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Andover, Massachusetts | www.AndoverHomes.com Region served: Massachusetts and New Hampshire Years in real estate: 40-plus Number of offices: 1 Number of agents: 25 Motto/work philosophy that you live by: Real estate is what we do; relationships are…

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Hyper-Personalization Is the Next Wave of Customer Satisfaction

Think about the last time you had an amazing shopping experience. It could be when your flight-booking website saved you several steps by recommending a luxury hotel in your price range, or when a shopping site reminds you to reorder your favorite vanilla bean coffee before you even realized you were running low. Whatever it…

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