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    Existing-Home Sales: September Marks Fourth Consecutive Month of Growth

    September marked the fourth consecutive month of existing-home sales growth, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Overall, existing-home sales transactions increased 9.4 percent from August to a seasonally-adjusted rate of 6.54 million in September. This is a 20.9 percent increase from the same time last year. Single-family home sales increased 9.7 percent in […]

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    3 Tips to Effectively Train for Virtual Races

    (TNS)—Running is a great cardiovascular activity and one that has definite health advantages. For people who enjoy running, training and completing a marathon or road race brings a great sense of satisfaction. But when COVID-19 struck, many races were canceled to limit crowds. Now, virtual races are becoming a popular alternative. Allison Gregg, a Mayo […]

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    Coldwell Banker Luxury Report: Real Estate Trailblazers Represent New Wealth Demographic in Unexpected Markets

    Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program recently released its “New Affluent Trailblazers” report as part of its annual “A Look at Wealth” series. This year’s report found that priorities are shifting toward family, friends, health and wellness, as well as teleworking. What does that mean for home-buying trends? A new set […]

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    How to Navigate This Political Season as a Real Estate Professional

    Political season is here, as evidenced by the barrage of news commentary and political ads. Unfortunately, it has arrived in the midst of a global pandemic and some serious civil unrest. This is a true convergence of storms. Political season on its own can pose challenges when you’re in a service industry, especially real estate […]

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    Finding Success Through Helping Others

     Jeff Krider REALTOR®, Team Leader The Columbus Agents, Fathom Realty Columbus, Ohio www.thecolumbusagents.com Region served: Central and Northern Columbus Years in real estate: 8 With Fathom Realty: Since 2015 Number of offices: 1 (Fathom is in 110 markets, with 4,544 agents nationally as of the end of Q2) Number of team members: 2 agents and […]

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    Earn Your C2EX Brokerage Endorsement

    NAR PULSE—Find out how when you sign up for the Commitment to Excellence webinar this Friday, Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. CT. C2EX allows you to monitor your agents’ progress, suggest additional content to review and assign specific tasks to complete. MVP Members— Advance Your Business with a .realtor™ Domain Stake your claim and position […]

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    Laying the Foundation for a Profitable Business, No Matter the Market

    Homes.com provides the products and services to help real estate professionals connect with prospective clients Over the three-plus years that David Willett has been building his relationship with Homes.com, he has made a major investment in the company’s products and services. Recently upping his game even further, Willett—agent and managing broker at RE/MAX Executive Waynesville […]

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    Housing Starts: Single-Family Unit Growth Strong in September

    Single-family starts displayed continued growth in September, according to the latest report from the Commerce Department. Overall housing production increased 1.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. The September reading of 1.42 million starts is the number of housing units builders would begin if they kept this pace for the […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Watch the Shore

    Before COVID-19, I would have never been able to be with leaders from 31 states one day, then Zoom to Prague and Poland the next and wind up in London the day after. It just wouldn’t happen. Now, because we’re all at home and connected digitally, we can be anywhere at any time. And speaking […]

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    Builder Confidence: October Marks Second Record-High Month

    In a continuing display of a strong market rebound following the coronavirus outbreak earlier this year, builder confidence for newly built single-family homes increased by two points to 85 in October. This figure surpasses the previous all-time high of 83 as reported in September, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). According […]

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