The future of real estate in a hi-tech world



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Many believe that the future of real estate marketing is quite grim for real estate agents and it is quite hard to argue with that.

The four C’s: What borrowers need to qualify for a mortgage



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Qualifying for a mortgage remains a big challenge for many, as tight underwriting standards persist in the wake of the financial crisis.

Best & worst trees to sell a home



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Trees are important to buyers. According to NAR’s 2013 Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences, 17 percent of buyers rank a wooded lot/many trees as “very important” features to find in their next home.

Home staging basics: What clients need to know



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From first impressions to possible layouts, home staging can provide potential buyers with a visual representation of the home and can help sell it faster and for a higher price.

A sustainable recovery is on the way, say real estate market analysts



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Last year, the spring selling season failed to meet market expectations, but many housing analysts say that 2015 will be different and the market may have finally reached a long-awaited “sustainable recovery.”

Real estate sector to accelerate through to 2017



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The real estate industry is expected to strengthen this year and continue to get stronger through 2017, according to a new report released from the Urban Land Institute Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate

Megalytics: A new data analytics platform for commercial real estate



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Megalytics has emerged from its beta testing phase, and is now live with major institutional real estate clients for their subscription-based, real time credit, due diligence and risk assessment platform.

Six real estate TED talks you have to watch



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Looking to fill a few minutes with some potentially industry-changing ideas? Your answer may be sitting in the TED archives.

Realogy’s NRT gobbles up Coldwell Banker affiliate



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The country’s largest residential real estate brokerage has made a big move to further expand its presence throughout the U.S. NRT LLC, a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings, has acquired Coldwell Banker United, Realtors

Four in ten Americans don’t know their credit score



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Most Americans underestimate the importance of their credit score, with four in 10 saying they don’t know what their credit scores are