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Pending Home Sales See Modest Increase in May

As the 2022 housing market continues its transition from the frenzy of the past year, recent data from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) shows that contract signings, which have been on a downward trend since the start of the year, experienced a slight rebound in May.  NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking…

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McLaughlin Ventures Partners with WAV Group

The WAV Group real estate consulting and research firm has announced a partnership with McLaughlin Ventures to provide expanded mergers and acquisition (M&A) services to brokerage, property management and technology firms and lenders in the U.S. In addition, the collaboration of McLaughlin Ventures and WAV Group is advising foreign investors in the U.S. residential real…

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eXp World Holdings to Acquire Zoocasa Realty Inc.

eXp World Holdings has announced the pending acquisition of Zoocasa Realty Inc. and its key property, Zoocasa.com, to bolster eXp Realty’s online lead generation, home search and listings portal opportunities for its agents and brokers. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals and is expected to close in July 2022, according to…

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Washington Post Names CENTURY 21 New Millennium Best Company to Work for in D.C. Metro

For the past four years, CENTURY 21 New Millennium has been listed on The Washington Post’s 2022 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. In 2022, New Millennium has again appeared on the list, but for the first time, it tops the rankings as the number one company to work for in the D.C. metro…

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Split Decision: The Who, When and Why of Commission Negotiations

How much are you worth to your brokerage, as an agent? As a broker, how much are your agents worth to you? Beyond the very important, but less quantifiable aspects of this calculation—culture, branding and networking—there are the hard numbers behind compensation. How much money goes back into your pocket (as an agent), and how…

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DOJ Reaches Settlement With Facebook Parent Over Alleged Fair Housing Violation

A lawsuit claiming that Facebook’s parent company allegedly violated federal housing law appears to be nearing its close as the tech giant has agreed to change its advertising system per a proposed settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ announced on June 21 that it reached a settlement agreement with Meta Platforms…

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7 Common Questions Clients Have Before Selling Their Home

Between the complexities of the real estate market and the changeable landscape of financing and property value, your clients likely have an abundance of questions regarding the sale of their homes. We took a poll of some sellers and found the following questions to be the most frequent. We’ve also re-capped some common answers from…

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How Pre-Listing Home Inspections Benefit You and Your Clients

A pre-listing home inspection is an excellent way to get ahead of the game in this or any other market, and our home inspectors encourage sellers because they put them in a strong position. Even in today’s hot market, it makes sense for a seller to do a pre-listing home inspection, especially in light of…

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Home Improvement Redefined

After only a few weeks since the team at Lyon Real Estate cemented a relationship with Curbio, it’s safe to say that the partnership is off to a fantastic start, with several projects underway. The firm’s CEO, Pat Shea, and Vice President of Marketing, Cathy Harrington, are pleased with the decision to bring Curbio on…

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Investing in Yourself and Your Business

Celebrating her sixth year in the real estate industry, Kathy McDermott—a former interior designer—understands the importance of investing in both herself and her business. “It didn’t take me long to realize that I could find success as a real estate professional, but I needed to get some systems in place,” says McDermott, who decided that…

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