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Op/Ed

Busy isn’t bad, as long as you’re doing it right. For my busy life, I utilize one tool that we all have to be...

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Op/Ed

A high salary can be an exciting perk but records show the wealthy truly aren't happy. You need to have a 'why' to live...

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Homeownership

Whether you're a veteran or a novice, there are always things to learn about speeding up a real estate closing or transaction.

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AG on PropTech

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Real Estate Corporate

Fractional real estate apps are not new, along with REITS, but Landa sets out to be different with the lowest buy-in cost yet.

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Real Estate Corporate

(TECHNOLOGY NEWS) Science proves that open floor plans are more conducive to office productivity, but will it work for everyone?

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Real Estate Corporate

Is Opendoor and Zillow's simple team up worth any of the hype or critique it's getting? Let's examine the partnership.

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Real Estate Corporate

Opendoor has been fined millions for their claims of "more accurate offers and lower costs." The FTC says the opposite is true.

AG Real Estate Opinion

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Op/Ed

NAR's Code of Ethics emphasizes that "Under All is the Land," and being good stewards of this land is now critical.

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Op/Ed

Cultivating the connection and chemistry needed to sustain a mentor/mentee relationship takes time, or it can come naturally.

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Op/Ed

It may seem counter-intuitive, but reaching goals comes down to throwing away the one metric we can't help but use.

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Op/Ed

Keeping up productivity can be a hard goal to shoot for, so sometimes It helps to see what others are doing. Here's our list...

AG on Real Estate Brokerages

AG on Tech Tools

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Real Estate Technology

Like many digital workers today you probably have too many tabs open and can't remember which is what - Stack can help organize them.

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Real Estate Technology

DuckDuckGo is a search engine that doesn't listen to home recordings, sell you stuff, or track your every movement. They just give results.

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Real Estate Technology

Machinery and AI are helpful tools to help get the big stuff done faster, but this little Uber Eats robot went a little too...

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Real Estate Technology

WeWork co-founder, Adam Neumann, is getting a 2nd chance at startups with a loan for $350m from a16z, with a catch...

AG on Realtor Associations

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National Association of Realtors

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is partnering up with the National Forest Foundation to plant 1.5 million trees - here's why.

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Real Estate Associations

Charitable acts among Realtors remains high, despite several fallbacks regarding health in the US.

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National Association of Realtors

Communication is key in any relationship, but even more so when it's the Realtor/Client relationship. Here's why.

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Real Estate Associations

The NAR Board has approved new MLS rules to improve transparency for consumers, all set to take effect in just a few weeks.

AG on Economic News

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Real Estate Big Data

Pending home sales are down slightly for the month but dramatically for the year, marking a needed cooldown in the market.

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