Sat.Jan 22, 2022 - Fri.Jan 28, 2022

The appraisal industry’s governance problem

Housing Wire

Imagine if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ’s Board of Trustees was appointed by industry sponsors who paid a $7,500 fee. In this scenario, the majority of the board would be required to be industry creditors.

Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022

Keeping Current Matters

You may have heard that it’s important to get pre-approved for a mortgage at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Move-Up Buyers


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How to Break Up With a Difficult Client

RIS Media

As a real estate agent, you spend a great deal of time soliciting to build your roster. The goal is generally to garner clients that will give you repeat business —and good word of mouth. As such, the thought of ending a client relationship may seem unfathomable.

Homeownership Postponed

Eyes on Housing

The share of adults planning a home purchase within 12 months has fallen for two consecutive quarters, going from 17% in the second quarter of 2021, to 16% and 15% in the third and fourth quarter of the year, respectively.


The Only Business Plan You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Overthinking your business plan? The old and tired process of building a 12-month business plan simply doesn’t make sense for the modern real estate business. Learn how to build one that will help you keep on track, stay nimble, and close more deals in 2022.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Jan. 22, and rate forecast for next week

The Mortgage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates fell a little yesterday. The end of this week was kinder than the start. But mortgage rates still closed on Friday a […]. Mortgage Rates Now

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CRD Connect: How Can You Better Serve Your Clients in 2022?

RIS Media

Happy New Year and welcome to the new CRD Connect column!

Evicting a tenant for personal use of your property

REM Online

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Beware: New Real Estate Scam Exposed in Las Vegas, NV

Realty Biz

The real estate market is bubbling these days more than ever, both on the sales and the rent fronts. As prices go up and demand rises, especially in big cities, the basic right for a roof over one’s head becomes much more of a financial burden.

Decent Exposure: Four Homes Featuring Exposed Brick

Sotheby's International Real Estate

From chic urban oases in Manhattan to estates on the leafy thoroughfares of Houston, these homes prove that exposed brick is a time-honored way to infuse a home with history and character. Chic Tribeca Penthouse. New York, New York | Gina M.

What Agents Should Be Doing Every Day to Succeed With Leads

Top agents do this every day to you? It’s all about the follow-up. Top agents shared their perfected processes, and we compiled it into a super easy visual to-do list for Real Estate lead follow up that wins. Get the list now!

Goal Get It: Set Your Sights on Success in 2022

RIS Media

January offers a fresh start, so set your business up for success in 2022 with a bit of planning now. Whether your aim is to grow your client base or secure more listings, knowing your objective will help you formulate the best path to achieving your goals.

Carlsbad Condo Debate


The UT has published two articles about the these goofy-looking condos in North Carlsbad that supporters are saying that they need to be saved, in spite of the new owners purchasing each individual condo separately and abiding by city zoning and planning: Excerpt from the first UT article: Modern architecture fans hope to save a […].


How to Measure the R.O.I of Your Social Marketing Strategy

Jason Fox

How to Measure the R.O.I of Your Social Marketing Strategy. To compete as a real estate agent in the digital age, it’s no longer enough to simply put up a big sign in town, or rent out a billboard, to promote your name, generate leads, and drive sales.

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Is a New Construction Home Inspection Needed?

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Should You Hire a Home Inspector For a New House? Should you get a new construction home inspection? When you buy an existing home, a home inspection isn’t a difficult decision. It will make sure you aren’t spending money on a property that will cause you many problems and expenses.

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

Improve Your Business With Virtual Resources

RIS Media

Refining your skills while learning new ones is paramount to leading a long and successful career as a real estate agent.

Frenzy Cruise


Here is some of the evidence of what’s been happening lately: 2022 Bubbleinfo TV Frenzy Frenzy Monitor


The Heat Is On!

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. I want to tell you something a little embarrassing, so here goes. I’ve always liked the song, “The Heat Is On,” by Glenn Frey, as it reminds me of my childhood.

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Ask Brian: What Should I Know Before Investing in a Short-Term Rental?

Realty Biz

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to

How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

Pandemic Accelerated Luxury Home Sales in Major Canadian Markets

RIS Media

Demand for Canadian luxury properties shifted into high gear from coast-to-coast in 2021 as both domestic and non-resident consumption of tangible assets such as residential real estate reached new levels, according to a report released this week by RE/MAX Canada.

Inventory Watch


The NSDCC inventory is 30% behind the count from last year at this time, and that number was 20% below the previous year. Potential sellers – name your price! The $0 – $1,500,000 Market: Date NSDCC Active Listings Avg. LP/sf Avg. DOM # of Pendings Jan 3, 2022 9 $832/sf 35 36 Jan 10 9 […].

7 Things Buyer’s Agents Say That Only Another Agent Can Translate

Lighter Side of Real Estate

Somehow, some way, no matter who you are, how long you’ve been in the business, or where you do business, there are certain phrases every agent hears (or utters) when interacting with other agents.

9 Tips for Successful Real Estate Marketing in 2022

Realty Biz

Whatever your field in real estate, you need marketing to generate leads and sales. Establishing yourself as a real estate consultant or gaining new partnerships with businesses within your community require savvy marketing strategies, too.

The Secret to Building Successful Digital Sales Programs in 2022 and Beyond

Speaker: Jordi Gili, International Speaker, Managing Director at Execus, Professor Geneva Business School

In this session Prof. Jordi Gili with the Geneva Business School will share key learnings from digital sales programs and will hint at the Key Performance Indicators that Digital Sales programs should aspire to in 2023.

Can We Expect a Hybrid Appraisal Model by 2023?

RIS Media

The pandemic has flipped the rulebook on longstanding real estate trends and processes. The flight to single-family homes and suburbia and the increasing role of virtual reality and digitalization in the home buying process has created lasting changes in the industry.

Simple offers are the best offers

REM Online

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What the Slow Increase In Home Prices Means for Buyers and Sellers


The housing market is finally starting to level out, and people are feeling cautiously optimistic.

Essential Google Updates You Must Know at the Beginning of 2022

Realty Biz

2022 begins with some critical online marketing and SEO Google updates you must know. These updates will affect the technical side of your site and its reach. Google will phase out third-party cookies in the Chrome browser by mid-2023.

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