Condo Owner's Bill Of Rights?
D.C. Councilmembers are studying a controversial measure that would provide new protections for condominium owners. While protections already exist for owners governed by a condominium association, conflicts often occur, including misunderstanding of rights or inequitable implementation of an association's policies and penalties.
Get a Better Mortgage Interest Rate
People will clip coupons and drive across town to save a few cents at the gas pump, but few will shop around for the best interest rate on their mortgages. Most buyers tend to go with the first lender they talk with, perhaps out of fear of losing the house if they don't act quickly enough. Paying one-eighth of a point too much can add up to thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.
Don’t turn down this gift: Register for Tuesday’s ICSF programming for freeWhen someone offers you a full day of educational programming -- geared toward agents, brokers and tech experts in the real estate industry -- with no obligation except to show up, learn and connect, wouldn’t you say that’s a deal of a lifetime ......Read More
Inman Hacker Connect for technophiles heads to the West CoastFollowing on the success of Inman’s Hacker Connect New York, a day-long event created by and for the real estate technology community, Hacker Connect will make its West Coast debut in San Francisco on Monday, August ......Read More
Agent Connect will tackle objections, marketing and moreThe very best real estate agents make success look easy -- but anybody who's tried to do the job knows that it's anything but ......Read More
Daily market update: July 21, 2017Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......Read More
Opendoor takes aim at Florida, posts jobs in Orlando and TampaOpendoor, an "iBuyer" that makes quick offers on homes and can close in days, is gearing up to expand to Orlando and Tampa, Florida. The expansion will mean squaring off in new markets against competitor OfferPad and Zillow Instant Offers, an iBuyer marketplace that includes OfferPad but excludes Opendoor ......Read More
Does staging add value to the homeselling process?Between real estate agents, bloggers and HGTV, sellers are constantly hearing about the need to get creative to attract prospective buyers to their homes. Suggestions include filling the rooms with warm and inviting scents, providing the perfect lighting or playing up fun and interesting features ......Read More
9 risks that could derail Redfin after it goes publicOver more than a decade, Redfin has fought tooth and nail for a small fraction of market share -- without turning a profit. Some analysts think the high-tech brokerage can quickly grow into a multibillion dollar company after its IPO, scheduled for July 28. But it's far from clear whether the company can develop into anything more than a niche player ......Read More
Windly app helps buyer’s agents send and manage electronic offersWindly is a tool for agents who work only with buyers. Agents use the app to stay abreast of market listings via list or map views, and to send and manage offers when a buyer is ready ......Read More
3 things real estate agents will always do better than tech disruptorsLast month’s announcement of Zillow Instant Offers has led to a lot of chatter (and some noticeable silence in the public realm) as real estate agents worry about whether technology will take away their jobs ......Read More
How to outsmart instant offers with your own killer IO programIt's been a whirlwind week here on the podcast as we've clearly "kicked the hornet's nest!" The emails and comments are rolling in, and though they've been overwhelmingly positive and thankful, they are also riddled with fear and misunderstanding about what is happening in the marketplace ......Read More