Affordable Housing – Minding The Gap

The Gap: The Affordable Housing Gap Analysis 2016, a report released recently by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), paints a bleak picture of the nation’s growing affordable housing crisis. The reports finds that there is a shortage of

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United States Real Estate Marketing Back On Track

Many of the nation’s housing markets are getting back to normal heading into the spring homebuying season, according to the recently released Freddie Mac Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®).However, there are pockets of weakness, particularly in the Great Lakes Region and

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HUD Provides Millions To Clean Up Housing Related Health Hazards

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced that it is making more than $100 million in grants available to help eliminate dangerous lead-based paint hazards from the homes of lower income families. These grants are intended to

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Things The Agents Of Today Will Face Going Forward


One thing we can always count on is change, and today we are on the cusp of big events in the world of real estate. Five years from now, the way agents engage with the market will be markedly different

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Pending Home Sales Soar Over 7 Months


Pending home sales rose solidly in February to their highest level in seven months and remain higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Led by a sizeable increase in the Midwest, all major regions except

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Public Housing Awarded $1.8 Billion From HUD to Improve and Preserve


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro recently announced HUD is allocating more $1.8 billion to public housing authorities in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin

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Close More…Make More…Work Less III


If you have not read either of the first two posts entitled “Close More…Make More…Work Less I and II” you should go back and read them to get the most out of this tirade. Great…glad your back. So we had

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Close More…Make More…Work Less II


If you haven’t read the blog that preceded this one, turn off your recorder and go back and read “Close More, Make More…Work Less I” Now that is done we can focus on the second phase of having a system.

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Close More…Make More…Work Less I


It is actually easier to make more money in real estate than to make less. People read stuff like this and they automatically feel skeptical and think that there is some voodoo or bunk or something that is not correct.

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Increase Closings by 900% II


If you have read the post entitled “Increase closings by 900% than you already know that Harvard business review did a 5 year study on online leads and the value of the follow up. In that study Harvard’s research indicated

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