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  • Home buyers across the U.S. are finding themselves in bidding wars due to a reduced supply of homes on the market, and some are resorting to desperate measures to ensure their bids are accepted. But sometimes they take things too far, professionals say. An article in the Wall Street Journal recounts the story of Mary… [Continue Reading]

    Buyers resort to desperate tactics as bidding wars heat up
  • A Chicago-based real estate brokerage has severed ties with one of its agents after she took part in Wednesday riot at the U.S. Capitol The brokerage, @properties, said it took action against Libby Andrews (pictured) after she posted on social media about her presence at the riot on Wednesday. Andrews later said she did not… [Continue Reading]

    Chicago brokerage fires agent over U.S. Capitol protest
  • The way people design their homes is being influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic which has forced them to spend more time indoors, and those new trends could stay with us for years to come. Examples include garage spaces getting more attention, while cleanliness is also a major factor, according to the America At Home Study… [Continue Reading]

    Americans are disinfecting their homes and converting garage spaces
  • Zillow has said that it expects the for-sale housing market to gain even more strength in 2021 following an incredible run that came in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Zillow said in its 2021 housing predictions that demand is continuing to grow as we enter the new year, and that this will likely surge… [Continue Reading]

    Zillow predicts a stronger housing market in 2021
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has meant office builders were quieter this year as workers were forced to stay at home, but vaccines now being made available, landlords are hoping for a turnaround in 2021. Any return to the office won’t happen just yet though. It’s said that vaccines won’t be made widely available until late spring… [Continue Reading]

    When will we return to the office?

Best Real Estate Apps for Agents in 2021

Having the right tools for the job is integral to success in any profession. For agents that means having the best real estate apps installed on your phone. In 2021, given what the world has gone through over the past year, it’s time for real estate agents to expand their toolkits and adjust to the […]

Tips for Lighting Your Home While Staging

Lighting is only one of many factors you have to consider when home staging, though that doesn’t make it any less important. Your lighting situation can make or break your ability to get the home promptly off the market. These tips for lighting your home while staging can help you impress buyers right when they […]

iBuyer revenues slump amid high market demand

iBuying companies are experiencing a slump in sales during a time when many thought the opposite might happen, as they provide a contactless way to sell a home. Opendoor, the biggest iBuying company, has seen its revenue fall by almost half in the past year, and said it doesn’t expect its business to recover properly […]

4 Apps to Make Managing Your Properties Easier

It’s no secret that being a landlord can be challenging. Not only do you need to make sure you find the right tenants for your property but you also need to make sure you’re in-the-know about any maintenance assistance they need once they move in. Fortunately, with today’s technology, there are plenty of ways you […]

Survey shows growing interest in smart home tech

More than a third of young Americans are interested in homes with smart technology features that provide security, energy efficiency and entertainment, a survey from realtor.com has found. The survey published last week shows that a quarter of Americans are more interested in smart home technology after spending much more of their time at home […]

Virtual Home Assessment in a Pandemic

Because of the coronavirus taking over the world by its feet, it has become evident that maintaining the distance is a must. Taking the safety precautions of staying 2 feet away from others and making sure that there is no public gathering is a new and fresh innovation for many businesses. THE NEED FOR VIRTUAL […]