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Making Ethics Important
In last week's column we emphasized the distinction between ethics as a body of rules and principles and being ethical as a disposition to conform to those rules and principles. We noted that it is certainly possible to teach someone ethics, but it is a different task to lead someone to be ethical -- to internalize those principles and to be guided by them.
Smart Homes: Backed-Up Your Fridge Lately?
Soon it will be hard to buy an appliance that doesn't incorporate smart technology, but integrating appliances and systems may remain a challenge for a while. PJ Wade explores what you need to know about smart home technology.
5 reasons it sucks to be a parent in real estate (and how to make it work)
From never having free time to figuring out how to prioritize your kids while making your clients feel like they're No. 1 — being a real estate agent with kids isn't easy. Here's how agents are balancing their work and family lives.
NYC brokerages unite to launch ‘game-changing’ data platform
Leading residential brokerages in New York City are uniting to offer a new level of transparency to the way consumers and brokers search property. The effort is being called a “game-changer” by high-ranking executives involved in its launch.
9 things you need to tell your clients about flood insurance right now
A client's lack of knowledge when it comes to flood coverage can be shocking and stressful. So what can Realtors and brokers do to help protect their clients? Start by talking about flood insurance. Here are nine points to start off with.
Luxury sellers won’t budge on price? Share these facts
If a luxury home sits on the market longer than average, the result will be a lower sale price, and other costs will add up quick. Here's how to explain the true cost to your high-end clients.
We didn’t let it break us: A personal look back at the Great Recession
The housing market plummeted in 2008, dragging down with it real estate jobs and the financial stability of so many involved in this industry. Countless real estate professionals and homeowners were affected, and memories of this event will live on for years to come. Here are some of mine.
Minnesota’s two largest multiple listing services are merging
NorthstarMLS is joining forces with Southeast Minnesota Realtors (SEMR) to offer lower combined fees to 88 percent of the state's real estate pros
Survey: What should agents do to stay safe on the job?
Agents frequently find themselves in situations where they have to be aware of their surroundings and vigilant about possible threats to their safety. Let us know your thoughts on workplace safety in the industry.
Agent sues Move and NAR for ‘harassing’ texts
A South Florida real estate agent is suing the National Association of Realtors and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. for sending her unsolicited text messages through realtor.com after she opted out of receiving the alerts.
Blend wants to make applying for a mortgage smoother with AI
The Peter Thiel-backed San Francisco-startup's new product for lenders, Blend Intelligence, automatically requests documents from borrowers and runs health checks on them.
Monthly home maintenance costs rise over 10%
Spending on home fixes grew 10.75 percent in August with permissions for new homes, but the Texas-based insurance firm BuildFax found remodeling was down in the same timeframe.