Housing set to pick up pace in 2015, realtors believe



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Home sales likely will remain subdued early on in the year before picking up in the second quarter and then maintaining a brisk pace for the rest of the year, predicts a new Reuters poll of economists.

Real estate agent reveals details of attack



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The murder of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter this past fall has thrust the issue of real estate safety into the national spotlight.

Creepy caller targets San Antonio real estate pros



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More than 50 female real estate professionals in San Antonio, Texas, have reported that they’ve received disturbing phone calls and text messages from a man who says he’s interested in real estate but then often wants to talk about the agents’ personal lives and makes lewd and suggestive remarks.

RE/MAX Ranks as Top Real Estate Franchise



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For the third consecutive year, RE/MAX is the highest-ranking real estate company to land on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 Franchise 500 list.

The NAR takes the fight to patent trolls to protect realtors



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The National Association of Realtors is joining the fight with a vast lobbying group to protect real estate professionals from those threatening small businesses through pricey, time-consuming litigation.

David Burnhart, 47, arrested in realtor abduction case



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Police have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of an Elk Grove, Calif., real estate agent at gunpoint at a model home late last week.

Charisma Building Tips for Realtors



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When you’re at a social event, do you ever feel like other agents get just a little more attention than you do?

Mass. agents warned of “creepy” phone calls



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Police are warning real estate professionals in Massachusetts’ South Coast region to be wary of suspicious phone calls after more than a dozen were placed to agents from a man posing as a potential buyer.

Real Estate Agent Murder Prompts Safety Pledge



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The recent murder of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter has prompted two Iowa brokers to call on other agents to join them in raising their safety protocols while conducting home showings and open houses.

Second Suspect Arrested in Beverly Carter Murder



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The wife of the man charged in connection with real estate agent Beverly Carter’s murder also has also been arrested, facing the same charges of capital murder and kidnapping as her husband.