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.
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: The empowered agent — how the broker’s role is changingHow can brokers redefine their services in an era where agents have most of the power? Onstage at Inman Connect New York's Indie Broker Summit, Long and Foster's Peggy Lyn Speicher and @home real estate's Karen Hall explain ......Read More
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Redfin just got real — what you need to know"Twenty-two thousand tasks from start to close of transaction. Redfin has distilled it down to a list of 191. What that allows them to do is make it far more efficient, and automated far better." ......Read More
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: No, you got it wrong about CompassYou heard @properties co-founder Thad Wong's narrative about Compass, but how would you like to hear about Compass straight from the horses mouth? Onstage at Inman Connect New York's Indie Broker Summit, Compass chief revenue officer Rob Lehman spoke about the brokerage's true goals and intentions for agents and the industry ......Read More
Tech Connect NY 18: Here’s what the fast and furious transaction looks likeInnovations in real estate tech, such as iBuyers, instant offers, fast loans, smart contracts, etc., all add up to a new and swifter home purchase and closing. Sean Black's startup Knock, for instance, makes "trading in" a home as easy as trading in a car ......Read More
Real estate daily market update: February 23, 2018All the latest real estate market news ......Read More
Accomplice pleads guilty to hiding body in Arizona Realtor murder caseAlfredo Blanco was charged with the murder of Arizona Realtor Sid Cranston, Jr. Now, Blanco's accomplice, William Glenn Sanders, 55, has pleaded guilty before Mohave County Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert for his role in Cranston's death, which includes tampering with physical evidence and the concealment of a dead body, according to court documents ......Read More
Leadership Lens: Audie Chamberlain on always trying to break new groundLion & Orb’s founder Audie Chamberlain manages all aspects of a public relations firm that specializes in tasteful and effective publicity specifically for real estate companies. Their clients have been recognized as category leaders around the world and are regularly featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Inman and many other national and international media outlets. We had the opportunity to sit down with Audie and find out where he sees real estate leadership going in ......Read More
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Why you’ve got it wrong about Compass@properties co-founder Thaddeus Wong took the Indie Broker Summit stage at Inman Connect New York to explain a little bit more about how his new competitor, Compass, has affected his brokerage, the market and the real estate industry in general ......Read More
Leadership Lens: ‘We need to get out of our own way’Richard Haggerty is the CEO at Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR). Since 1916, HGAR has been the advocate for buyers, sellers and agents in the Hudson Valley and Manhattan. They help consumers buy and sell real estate in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Bronx, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties, and in Manhattan. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Richard about his organization’s work, and how leadership has changed for him over the past few years ......Read More
Re/Max investigation finds founder and CEO both violated ethics codeEnding an internal investigation first announced in November, a special committee has found that Re/Max founder Dave Liniger and executive Adam Contos broke the company's code of ethics by failing to disclose to the Re/Max board of directors a $2.4 million loan given by Liniger to Contos for the purchase of a residence ......Read More