New “.realtor” top-level domains available this October



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Get ready to claim your “Realtor” domain name on the Internet. The National Association of Realtors has announced that the new .realtor top-level domain will be available Oct. 23 to NAR members and the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Living in an Older City is “Healthier”, claims new study



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Older cities are generally healthier than many newer cities because compact street networks promote more walking and biking, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Connecticut. 



How to Build Trust in your Brand



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There was a time when the decision to do business with someone was based on the number of known options and the availability of information about that person or company. If you saturated your local market with advertising, or if you were the only game in town, there was a pretty good chance that you […]

Buyer snaps up Lake Tahoe home for 2,739 Bitcoins



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A Lake Tahoe home sold last week for $1.6 million in bitcoins, a likely record in terms of sales price using the virtual currency, The Wall Street Journal reports

Rental rates are creeping up across the nation



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Skyrocketing rents continue to plague renters, and the problem is going to only get worse all over the country.

Six New Tech Tools to Boost your Business



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Few industries haven’t been disrupted by the development of innovative apps. Some support the system from the sidelines (think the hospitality industry), while others find a home right in the center, like the numerous apps out there that can make the life of a real estate agent that much easier.

Charlotte Home Sales on the Rebound



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Home sales across the Charlotte region have rebounded from a weak spring, rising 3.7 percent in June from a year earlier, and 13.7 percent from May. Prices also showed growth from a year ago.

Memphis Living: It’s more than just a vacation



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There are many good reasons to live in Memphis. People from across the country come here to vacation but when they go home many find a reason to pick up roots to make Memphis a permanent home.

Will The Zillow-Trulia Merger Bring Much Needed Innovation To A Stale Real Estate Industry?



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The traditional real estate industry, like book publishers before them, think they are too powerful to be run over by upstarts like Zillow and Trulia. But the reality is, the internet long ago changed the playing field for the real estate brokerage industry.