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MG Capital adds J.P. Morgan Executive Director Joanna Koutsos to its management advisory board:

HousingWire, Last week, the firm announced a partnership with CrowdStreet a crowdfunding platform for commercial real estate investments to broaden its investor base and capitalize on the growing interest small-time investors are showing in multifamily investment opportunities.

Where Agents Find High-Quality Leads:

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Realtor Magazine, But the survey found the majority of agents who use social media for their real estate marketing say they do not use a social media management software to schedule posts or post to multiple platforms at once.

The New District of Columbia TOPA Law:

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

Realty Times, John has just listed the property for sale with a real estate company for $650,000.

Top Podcasts for Real Estate Agents:

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Speakers speak on topics ranging from real estate sales to technology, social media, property management, team-building and personal/business development.

Restarting motor city:

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

HousingWire, Five years ago, Detroit, the principal city in the Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan Metropolitan Statistical Area, was declaring bankruptcy with debt estimates as high as $20 billion. This summer, those troubles seem comfortably in the rearview, according to the latest VeroFORECAST, which shows that real estate values in the nation's 14th most populous MSA are predicted to increase at an average of 6.8% over the next 12 months.

Hurricane Florence: 32 Deaths, Housing Shortages and Increasing Flooding Dangers:

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas over the weekend, battering the region and surround states with record amounts of rainfall; over 30 inches fell in Swansboro, N.C. by Saturday, Sept. 15, as reported by the National Weather Service. Sources report at least 32 people have died from weather-related events; however, this number could increase []. The post Hurricane Florence: 32 Deaths, Housing Shortages and Increasing Flooding Dangers appeared first on RISMedia .

Power Teams: Do You Know Who Youre Competing Against?:

Mon, 17 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Do you know who youre competing against, and do you know how you stack up against them? If not, you should! Knowing yourself and your strengths is the foundation for creating the experience you want to provide your clients with. The client experience is what will have people seeking you out to do business with []. The post Power Teams: Do You Know Who Youre Competing Against? appeared first on RISMedia .

CEO Exchange Special Presentation: Sarah Young on the Shifting Political Landscape:

Mon, 17 Sep 2018

RISMedia, That being said, RESPA is still alive and well, and real estate professionals must continue to follow co-marketing best practices.

6 Types of Mortgage Fraud Are Becoming More Prevalent:

Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Realtor Magazine, About one out of every 109 mortgage applications has been found to contain false or misleading information, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic.

Brokers Livestream Florences Mayhem:

Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Realtor Magazine, Real estate professionals in areas affected by the storm are trying to keep their communities informed of conditions in the aftermath.

A Culture of Professionalism and Caring: Keller Williams Metro Center Realty:

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

RISMedia, He accrued that cushion as an investment broker, then followed his heart into the real estate business, where he quickly worked his way into management, opening Chicago and Northern California offices for Keller Williams before launching his Keller Williams brokerage in Virginia in 2007 ...

The 5-Star Review: How to Create Legendary Client Experiences:

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Providing an amazing client experience is key! In RISMedias next webinar, The 5-Star Review: How to Create Legendary Client Experiences, these industry professionals will discuss their insights on: Your agents and their relationships with clients Services that will set you apart How to better connect with your clients Creating a memorable client experience Register now! []. The post The 5-Star Review: How to Create Legendary Client Experiences appeared first on RISMedia .

5 Mistakes Home Sellers Make:

Fri, 14 Sep 2018

Realty Times, You should contact a couple of real estate agents and ask for a Comparative Market Analysis.

DSRE's Eva Mcmillan Exclusive Listing Agent for $7 Million Merritt Island Astate:

Fri, 14 Sep 2018

Luxury Real Estate Blog, McMillan will be utilizing the many resources offered at DSRE to market the home, including the company's innovative print and digital advertising, their global luxury real estate affiliates and the company's strong social media marketing strategies.

5 Steps to Break Unsafe Work Habits:

Fri, 14 Sep 2018

Realtor Magazine, With a third of REALTORS reporting facing a dangerous situation on the job, learn how to change poor behaviors that put you at increased risk.

Apple Unveils New iPhone XSDo Agents Need One?:

Thu, 13 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Each year, smartphones play a bigger role in our everyday livesto the point that for most of us, our entire livelihood is managed by this small device. On September 12, Apple unveiled its latest iPhones, the iPhone XR, starting at $749; iPhone XS, starting at $999; and iPhone XS Max, starting at $1,099. However, Apple []. The post Apple Unveils New iPhone XSDo Agents Need One? appeared first on RISMedia .

Mortgage Fraud Risks Rise, Especially Income Fraud:

Thu, 13 Sep 2018

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Posted To: MND NewsWire. The risk of mortgage fraud jumped by 12.4 percent on an annual basis in the second quarter, the seventh consecutive quarter in which it has increased . CoreLogic said its Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index now puts the rate of fraud at 0.92 percent or one of every 109 mortgage applications received. In the second quarter of last year the index was 0.82 percent or 1 in 122 applications. The increase was present in all market segments, but the segment for conforming mortgages with loan-to-value (LTV) ratios of 80 percent or less experienced the largest. Purchase applications overall grew more than refinances with the exception of jumbo refis, possibly because that segment suffered the largest decline in volume. Jumb.

The Forefront of Innovation: CEO Exchange Showcases Real Estate Changemakers:

Wed, 12 Sep 2018

RISMedia, "Meet the Changemakers" at RISMedias 2018 Real Estate CEO Exchange (Credit: AJ Canaria of PlanOmatic) The real estate industry has undergone a significant shift in just the past five yearsnot only in brokerage models, but in consumer and agent behavior being influenced by market shifts and technological innovations.

How Delayed Marriage Rates Could Benefit Housing:

Wed, 12 Sep 2018

Realtor Magazine, Rising home prices and mortgage rates have prompted a slowdown in the overall housing market, including luxury real estate sales.

Helping Clients Whove Inherited a House:

Wed, 12 Sep 2018

Realtor Magazine, These five tips will provide guidance for those handling property thats part of an estate.

CEO Exchange Q&A: Helen Hanna Casey on Succeeding in Any Market:

Tue, 11 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Helen Hanna Casey, CEO, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, at RISMedias 2018 Real Estate CEO Exchange (Credit: PlanOmatic) RISMedias John Featherston recently sat down with industry icon Helen Hanna Casey, CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, at RISMedias 2018 Real Estate CEO Exchange, held at the Harvard Club of New York City September 5 [...]. T.

1 Million Lockboxes Later: SentriLock Celebrates 15 Years With NAR:

Tue, 11 Sep 2018

RISMedia, NAR PULSESentriLock, a National Association of REALTORS (NAR) strategic investment company and REALTOR Benefits Program Partner, is celebrating 15 years as the official lockbox solution for NAR. As the leading electronic lockbox manufacturer and service provider, SentriLock is one of the associations most successful member-driven business ventures, operating in support of REALTORS and the industry, []. The post 1 Million Lockboxes Later: SentriLock Celebrates 15 Years With NAR appeared first on RISMedia .

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Expands to Its Second International Market:

Tue, 11 Sep 2018

RISMedia, The brand recently discussed the firm's "forever" goal in RISMedia's Real Estate magazine, with SVP of Global Sales Michael Jalbert stating, "Forever in the franchise sales arena means being highly selective of the brokerages that join our network and focusing on our global growth.

The Evolution of the Original Disruptor:

Sun, 9 Sep 2018

RISMedia, A Culture of Productivity, a Bold Tech Strategy, and a Drive for New Ideas and Better Solutions Fuel a Bright Future at RE/MAX Editors Note: This is the cover story in the September issue of RISMedias Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. The world is changing quickly. The real estate landscape has never been more competitive []. The post The Evolution of the Original Disruptor appeared first on RISMedia .

The Value of the MLS? Providing the Best Listing Data:

Sun, 9 Sep 2018

RISMedia, Data accuracy matters. More than one in five Americans have a mistake in their credit report. Those errors could cost them dearly: They could end up unfairly paying higher interest rates for their mortgages. Remember how the real estate market imploded, yet many economists remained bullish because they ignored the vast ballooning of days on []. The post The Value of the MLS? Providing the Best Listing Data appeared first on RISMedia .