Sun.Jun 06, 2021

Cover Story: When Did Real Estate Stop Being About People?

RIS Media

ERA Real Estate Is Here to Remind Us That We Are in a Human Business . Relationships. Loyalty. Taking care of one another. Collaborating to solve problems. These concepts are not fodder for provocative headlines. And they may not be scintillating enough to sell tickets to conferences.

What is an Escalation Clause and How Do They Work

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

How Does An Escalation Clause in Real Estate Work Have you just heard the term “escalation clause” and wonder what the heck it means? It is not uncommon for a seller to get multiple offers for a home in hot real estate markets. Bidding wars become commonplace in a seller’s market.


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How to Get a Land Loan to Build a House

RIS Media

Are you wondering how land loans work? Maybe you’re setting your mind on purchasing a piece of land that wonderfully fits your future house? Getting a loan for land is a smart move, especially when you will not be constructing your home right away.

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Backup for the Win in Woodstock!

The Living Room

Congratulations to Jewelie, Andy, and their sweet pup Odessa on the purchase of their new home in Woodstock! Jewelie and Andy had been having a rough go of it in this Sellers’ market. Last summer, they sold their NE home of 30 years with a different agent.

Frenzy Duration


This graph is charting the local Case-Shiller Index. The latest reading is from March, so these trends are reflecting the first quarter of 2021 – which means these lines will be going straight up for at least another 2-3 readings before there is any chance of a change.

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C5 Summit: The New Deal-Making Destination for Commercial Real Estate

RIS Media

This Sept. 27-29, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) welcomes hundreds of commercial real estate pros to the first-ever C5 Summit in the heart of New York City—the epicenter of commercial real estate. C5 Summit is the premier U.S.-based

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6 Must-Read Management Books for Real Estate Brokers

RIS Media

Whether you’re an experienced broker or taking on the role for the first time, the following six books offer up-to-the-minute management guidance.

The Follow-Up: How Soon is TOO Soon?

Lab Coat Agents

There is no specific formula developed for when you should follow up with people. It really comes down to instincts. If you are like 99% of the real estate agents out there, you are constantly trying to gauge the fine balance of time between contact and the follow-up. How soon is TOO soon? .

What Is Sick House Syndrome, and What Causes It?

RIS Media

Sick House Syndrome occurs when a house can’t “breathe” and rid itself of indoor pollutants, resulting in poor indoor air quality—a “sick house.”

Defeated? 44% of Canadians “Unsure” When, or If, They’ll Be Able to Buy a Home


At first glance, Canadian homebuyers are doing better today than they were one year ago: Compared to 2020 , when home seekers were crippled by uncertainty and health concerns, those who are currently looking to buy a home are less worried about their safety and finances.

6 Tips For Writing a Stellar Job Description For Your Next Real Estate Agent


If you’re looking for a new real estate agent to add to your team or brokerage, your first step may be posting a job description through an online job board, on your website, or through social media. Whatever you do, don’t just dust off your previous description and post it without thinking.

Housing sector inflation adds to economy’s vulnerabilities

REM Online

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Number 1 Tip for Updating Décor for Entertaining - South Florida

Waterfront Properties

Number 1 tip for updating decor for entertaining is to change up your “tablescape”. Assuming most people who are hosting are generally having a dinner party, this is a quick fix. And it is relatively inexpensive to change the appearance of your dining table.


Microsoft Bing selects DDF

REM Online

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Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf – Jupiter/Abacoa

Waterfront Properties

Lighthouse Cove Mini Golf is a great family fun adventure. The Jupiter mini golf hosts two fun-for-all courses, each with 18 holes. The first course is Paradise Falls and serves up excitement for the whole family, complete with wheelchair and stroller accessibility.


Why the Federal Court ruled against TRREB on privacy and copyright matters

REM Online

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Florida REALTORS® Celebrates Homeownership Month

RIS Media

Florida Realtors® released a statement in recognition of June as Homeownership Month: “Every day, REALTORS® promote housing opportunities and help people realize their dreams of homeownership,” said 2021 Florida REALTORS® President Cheryl Lambert, broker/owner with Only Way Realty Citrus in Inverness.

Boynton Beach Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom

Waterfront Properties

Boynton Beach celebrates the momentous occasion of Juneteenth Festival: A Celebration of Freedom. This occasion is recognized throughout the area with festivals and celebrations to recognize the holiday.


This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Property Sentiment Is Typical of A Bubble, and It’s Consuming The Economy

Better Dwelling

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canada Is Running Out Of Land. It Does That Every Few Years Canada is running out of land, and it turns out it does this every ten to twenty years — at least in the mind of residents. We dive through […].

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Founder’s Day at Flagler Museum – Palm Beach

Waterfront Properties

The Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, celebrates its anniversary each year by opening to the public free of charge in honor of the Museums founder, Jean Flagler Matthews, who was Flaglers youngest granddaughter. Whitehalls first and second floors will be open, as will Railcar No.

Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Brooklyn Heights Wood Frame, a Windsor Terrace Co-op


The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a Park Slope brownstone, a Flatbush standalone and a Carroll Gardens two-family. Park Slope is popular this week with multiple listings in the top 10.