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Dealing With Powers Of Attorney
You and your spouse own your home and you would like to sell it. However, your spouse is currently unable to sign the sales contract. This is because he is either out of the country in some exotic far-away-place where fax and overnight delivery is unavailable, or because he is physically and mentally unable to make decisions or sign legal documents. What to do?
It's Not Too Late to Winterize Your Home
Winterizing your home is one of the best ways to get comfortable this year, and it's not too late to get a few projects done before the holidays. Any steps you take will improve your home's operation, and ultimately keep you more comfortable.
Home price appreciation is slowing around the countryHome price appreciation is growing at its slowest rate since August 2014, according to Redfin’s latest market report. U.S. home prices grew 4.7 percent in August, year-over-year and home sales fell 2.4 percent over the same time frame....Read More
Survey: What should agents do to stay safe on the job?Agents frequently find themselves in situations where they have to be aware of their surroundings and vigilant about possible threats to their safety. Let us know your thoughts on workplace safety in the industry....Read More
Property crime is down nationwide: FBIHomeowners can breathe a small sigh of relief: property crime is on the decline, according to a report released by the FBI on Monday....Read More
The Agency CEO Mauricio Umansky countersues insurance company over Malibu mansion flipThe founder of The Agency and Western World Insurance are embroiled in a lawsuit involving the son of an African president and a seaside mansion in Malibu....Read More
Is Compass really a tech company?Opinions aside, the latest numbers allow us to compare Compass to its peers and really answer dual questions: Is Compass doing anything novel in the industry, and is it really a technology company?...Read More
RE/MAX Results names Brenda Tushaus as new CEOThe largest RE/MAX franchise in the country has a new leader with a long history at the company: RE/MAX Results just promoted Brenda Tushaus to chief executive officer....Read More
Luxury Connect: Kofi Nartey on how to build a wealth advisement team“The biggest challenge we face, I think, is helping clients understand our role as a wealth adviser," says Compass team lead and director Kofi Nartey....Read More
Only 9% of buyers find agents online, the same as 10 years agoDespite the massive growth of online home search portals, many more consumers find their agents through referrals from friends or family, according to NAR data....Read More
New lead generation scams on the rise, Zillow warnsZillow is warning real estate agents to be on the lookout for a scammer trying to take money in exchange for leads, posing as the real estate tech giant....Read More
Lesson Learned: Success is inevitable if you’re following your passionIn this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, Nest Seekers broker Johnny Mansilla shares his thoughts on having an open mind and an open heart throughout the transaction. ...Read More