70% of Americans Desire a ‘Smarter’ Home



Kitchen at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL

American’s thirst for smart home technology is growing, with more home owners seeking greater control of their home’s appliances, lighting, and systems.

Watch out for those Nanny Cams!



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You and your buyers should walk through every home like there is a nanny cam recording your private conversations. If you are recorded, the information gleaned from your private conversations with buyers could be used against you in negotiations

The Coming of the Real Estate Tech Revolution



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Which side of the argument are you on? Do you believe that the real estate industry can continue in the same old business model and survive in the next decade? Or do you believe it’s time for real estate industries to get with the times?

Study: Green Neighborhoods linked to healthier babies



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Pregnant women living in “green” neighborhoods are more likely to deliver healthier babies, suggests a new study from researchers at Oregon State University and the University of British Columbia.

20 Social Media Posts Guaranteed To Get People Talking



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If you want to avoid being one of those agents who just heard about this new platform called ‘Facebook’, and you want to take charge of your social presence, then you need to be proactive.

How “Generation Z” Views Home Ownership



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Many within today’s generation of teens, 21 million strong, say they’ll be willing to give up modern luxuries for a more mainstream view of the American dream of homeownership

Why Won’t More Renters Become Homeowners?



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Many households, particularly among younger professionals, are choosing to rent longer, despite surging rental costs. What is driving the sluggish transition from renting to home ownership?

Housing recovery? Not likely this year, or the next



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Housing activity likely will continue to pull back this year, mostly due to a sluggish job market, but a modest recovery will likely resume in 2015, according to the results of Fannie Mae’s August 2014 National Housing Survey.

Condo Popularity Soars to New Heights



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Builders are reaching for the skies with recent condo projects, and some are soaring to the highest heights ever.

5 Tweaks to Organize your Gmail Inbox



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We have all been there: inbox hell, a demon dimension that seems to suck us in and keep us there, pouring through endless requests and truly wasting more of our day than should be possible. Well, it’s time to Scooby-up and take back our inboxes.