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Here are the 10 most powerful people in real estate in

Residential real estate management consulting and research firm T3 Sixty has released its annual list of real estate’s most powerful and influential leaders and executives. The Swanepoel Power 200 ranks leaders from all sectors of the residential real estate industry based on three months of research and more than 400 hours of analysis.

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HAR: Houston in ‘most energized market in history

(2 days ago) Houston’s residential real estate market continued to set new records in May, according to the latest Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) Market Update. Single-family home sales shot up more than 48% compared to May 2020, with 9,702 units sold this May versus 6,546 last year.

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Houston housing shows resilience through the storms

(6 days ago) Houston housing shows resilience through the storms. by Houston Agent. June 07, 2021. Forgive me for stating the obvious, but the Houston real estate market is in completely uncharted territory. It has been for more than a year, and without the benefit of a crystal ball, there’s no saying how long this unpredictable ride is likely to last.

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Predictions: Houston real estate leaders talk 2021

(4 days ago) Employment in Texas overall has been outstanding. According to The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, unemployment in Houston went from 3.7% in September 2019 to 14.1% in May of 2020 to 9.6% in September of 2020. We do not expect unemployment to drop back to 4%, but with a vaccine, we do expect improvement.

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Most real estate pros disagree with ‘master bedroom’ name

(7 days ago) In a survey sent to the more than 100,000 readers of Agent Publishing’s magazines, agents and brokers sounded off about a change that some real estate companies and associations are making, as well as other moves that might make the industry more inclusive.

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Angela and Matthew Clegg

(3 days ago) In 2018, Angela earned the Houston Association of Realtors’ 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate award, and for the past five consecutive years, she’s been featured in Reviewit Magazine’s Women in Business feature. Individually, Matthew, who holds the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation, hit upward of $15 million in

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Agent Snapshot: Anthony Taylor, Broker/Owner, Anthony

(6 days ago) My first real estate job as an agent was a commercial project. It took over 15 months to close but it was worth the wait! What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Most of the time I just sit down and put on some jazz. This allows me to relax before I …

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A Winning Mindset for 2021 Business Planning

(9 days ago) With 25 years of experience in real estate as an agent, manager, executive and coach, Johnson offers real estate agent coaching, broker and management consulting, and keynote speaking—all either live or virtual. She is a national speaker for the Homes.com Secrets of Top Selling Agents tour, the official Real Estate Coach for McKissock

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Dalila Juarez & Stephanie Guevara

(9 days ago) Dalila Juarez, Realtor Stephanie Guevara, Realtor. In the sprawling Houston real estate market, there is an emerging power pair of native Houstonians working together and bringing their creativity, drive and polish to everything they do: Dalila Juarez and Stephanie Guevara, Realtors at LMS Realty Inc. Concentrating particularly on the northern suburbs, including The Woodlands, Tomball and many

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Jules Heggenstaller, Realtor, Jules Realty Group at

(5 days ago) I follow anything real estate and home décor related. I especially love HGTV. Read More Related to This Post. Sandra Fierro. Marcie Laird Ehmann. Greta Jordan Williams. Janelle Williams. Yuliana Gonzalez. Yuliana Gonzalez, Owner/Realtor, Evolve Real Estate. Jay Bustos, Commercial Lender and Realtor, Exceed Realty.

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Houston home sales continue to soar

(Just Now) The data may still reflect distortions because Houston real estate suffered a brief pause in the early days of the pandemic. New listings increased for the fourth consecutive week (up 15.4%), with Realtors entering 2,820 properties into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) …

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Houston brokers skeptical of Zillow deal

(5 days ago) Houston brokers skeptical of Zillow deal. The news that Zillow is purchasing ShowingTime for $500 million sent shockwaves through the residential real estate industry in February. The online scheduling platform reports that nearly 1 million agents use ShowingTime in North America, and the app facilitated more than 50 million showings in 2020.

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6 ways an assistant should market listings

(7 days ago) The most popular social media platforms used in real estate are Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Your agent might use one, some or all of these. Each platform comes with its own set of analytics, so you can easily see if your posts are effective in driving engagement and, ultimately, sales.

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Houston home sales continue to trend upwards

(9 days ago) The Houston residential real estate market continues to heat up as demand for housing stays strong. Compared to the same time last year, the number of new listings, pending listings, closings and showings are all up, according to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) weekly residential real estate activity snapshot report for the week ending April 26 (week 16).

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Re-imagining real estate in a global pandemic

(5 days ago) Re-imagining real estate in a global pandemic. by Houston Agent. November 19, 2020. By Anya Szentes and Kaylee Palak. Living in the midst of a global pandemic has meant adapting and re-imagining one’s daily life. The same is true for the real estate industry —particularly the commercial real estate market, which has experienced a shocking

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Agent Snapshot: Margarita Machnizh, Realtor, Energy Realty

(Just Now) Yuliana Gonzalez, Owner/Realtor, Evolve Real Estate Jay Bustos, Commercial Lender and Realtor, Exceed Realty Jemila Winsey, Owner/Broker, RE/MAX Legacy Living Richmond, RE/MAX 1st Class League City

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Multifamily property specialists join Walker & Dunlop from

(Just Now) Jennifer Ray. One of the top-producing real estate sales teams in Houston has joined Walker & Dunlop, giving the firm access to new opportunities in the multifamily property market. Led by managing directors Ryan Epstein and Jennifer Ray, the team came over to the Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales platform from Berkadia. Epstein and Ray headed

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Create your own opportunities with the Think 50 Plan

(7 days ago) Create your own opportunities with the Think 50 Plan. by special contributor. April 06, 2021. A lot of agents get into real estate and think they will make a boatload of cash, and before they know it, five years have passed and they’ve learned that real estate is not a get-rich-quick scheme. The ones who do survive for those first few years

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Houston Top Offices by Sales Volume

(1 days ago) Office Name Address List-side Sales List-side Volume (millions) Buy-side Sales Buy-side Volume (millions) Total Sales Total Volume (millions) Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

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Marketing for new construction homes: The top tips and

(7 days ago) Incentivizing real estate agents is a also tactic in which The Howard Hughes Corporation has seen success. The company offers resources through its Realtor Relations program that are exclusively available to real estate agents, to provide them with the tools to help sell homes.

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Realtors and our service to Texans in Winter Storm Uri’s

(Just Now) Those of us in the real estate industry know firsthand what it means to support our neighbors and communities. While the full extent of the storm is still being analyzed, there are steps we can take with our clients to help prepare for the next disaster. A New Walk-Through.

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Agent Snapshot: Raquel Montes, Realtor, Energy Realty

(Just Now) Yuliana Gonzalez, Owner/Realtor, Evolve Real Estate Jay Bustos, Commercial Lender and Realtor, Exceed Realty Jemila Winsey, Owner/Broker, RE/MAX Legacy Living Richmond, RE/MAX 1st Class League City

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COVID-19 and the housing market: What the experts say

(Just Now) According to Wolf, real estate professionals should do their best to combat fears by being informative, available and friendly with a strong online presence. “No one knows what’s going to happen. If anyone says they know, they’re lying. Forecasts will change.”

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HomeLight launches new tools to help agents win bidding

(Just Now) Real estate technology platform, HomeLight, is stepping in to help during this critical time in the industry, according to Lizzie Ryan, HomeLight communications manager. HomeLight recently announced the expansion of its financial offerings, HomeLight Trade-In and HomeLight Cash Offer, to top real estate agents, homebuyers and sellers across Texas.

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How predictive analytics lets agents see the future

(8 days ago) Many real estate professionals are prepared to embrace predictive analytics. A 2017 survey from Imprev Thought Leadership on what real estate tools will look like in 2022 revealed that two-thirds of real estate executives surveyed prefer predictive analytics, big data and marketing automation as potential investments over augmented or virtual

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Should Houston brokers disclose home hauntings

(4 days ago) Most real estate professionals know the ins and outs of disclosing physical damage or immediate hazards about a home to potential buyers. Whether its faulty wiring in the basement, or mold damage due to moisture, there’s a disclosure form for that.

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The Franklin Team Joins eXp Realty

(5 days ago) A recognized leader in Houston real estate for over 30 years and ranked #3 in RE/MAX Teams in Texas for 2017, The Franklin Team is thrilled to announce it has joined eXp Realty, a progressive company that experts are calling the “Amazon” of real estate.

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Agent Snapshot: Sandy Petermann-Williams, Realtor, RE/MAX

(6 days ago) For me, real estate is about relationships. It’s the only way that I know how to do my job. When you treat your clients as you would family or friends, they know you’re giving them everything you have so that they get the most from the process.

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Top Agent Network files antitrust lawsuit against NAR

(Just Now) A San Francisco-based, members-only online network for real estate agents filed a federal antitrust lawsuit yesterday against the National Association of Realtors and two of its affiliates, alleging the so called Clear Cooperation Policy that went into effect the beginning of this month is a violation of antitrust and unfair competition laws.

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NAR letter promises more support to Realtors during COVID

(7 days ago) Real estate industry relief. NAR also is pushing for some real estate services to be deemed essential during the crisis. “Many of our state associations are reaching out to their governors on this issue. Our country is facing rapidly rising unemployment,” the NAR letter noted. “There are 9.5 million jobs in the real estate, rental and

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Houston Top Agents by Sales Volume

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Bringing value: Associations re-envision member needs in a

(5 days ago) For real estate agents and brokers, membership in an association can immediately provide the tools, training and resources they need to succeed. As the real estate industry continues to evolve, associations function as a reliable support system for professionals. For the cost of dues, members take advantage of benefits such as networking events

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Out of the pocket and into the MLS: Lifting the veil of

(6 days ago) “This rule came about because a number of newer real estate firms – who needed to raise investor money – spun a story to financing sources that they could create ‘proprietary value’ by locking up listings and using these pocket listings as a way to win new buyers,” she said. “While this was a successful investment strategy, it was

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The last, sad days of John Daugherty end on a positive

(1 days ago) It’s a made-for-TV riches-to-rags real estate story that’s been unfolding for months. In December 2019, iconic brokerage John Daugherty Realtors, a fixture in high-end Houston real estate for more than 50 years, announced its decision to sell to New York-based Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Then in February, it was announced that the sale fell through, after a “legal technicality

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Uber partners with apartments to simplify pickups and

(5 days ago) May 18, 2017. Real estate company Greystar is partnering with Uber to place designated pickup and drop-off spots outside of 75 residential properties, according to the Houston Chronicle. Houston is one of the first cities to test out this concept. Instead of trying to coordinate a pickup and drop-off spot between a rider and driver, the app

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Top Offices by Sales Volume

(3 days ago) List-side Sales. List-side Volume (millions) Buy-side Sales. Buy-side Volume (millions) Total Volume (millions) Martha Turner Properties. 50 Briar Hollow Ln Ste 700W, Houston. 243. $175.49.

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Realtors double donations, increase volunteer work during

(Just Now) The Community Aid and Real Estate Report – the CARE Report – shows that the median annual value of Realtor associations’ donations to communities doubled from $5,000 in 2018 to $10,000 in 2020. A whopping 92% of broker-owners made pandemic …

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RPAC is always asking for money. Where do those dollars go

(2 days ago) As the political fundraising arm of the National Association of Realtors, RPAC solicits voluntary contributions from Realtors — more than $5 million during the 2018 election cycle. It uses those funds to help elect candidates across the political landscape who understand and support real estate interests — at all levels of government.

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Houston ranked No. 2 best city for construction workers

(9 days ago) May 11, 2021. With the thriving Houston real estate market, demand for construction workers is skyrocketing, especially considering a growing labor shortage. Houston ranks as the second-best city for construction workers in 2021, according to Industrial Paint and Protection (IPP) Magazine. The magazine examined which residential markets are

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Creation Hires Josh Zemon as managing principal

(2 days ago) In a strategic move that further underscores its company growth and appetite for national expansion, alternative investment and real estate development firm Creation has hired Josh Zemon as its managing principal.. Zemon will oversee all aspects of Creation’s real estate business alongside founding members David Sellers and Bob Agahi and including acquisitions, entitlement, development

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