Featured Classes and Events
The host of the 5th annual Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo will be C.A.R. President Geoff McIntosh, who says of the event, “This is an incredible opportunity for California REALTORS® to become more knowledgeable, productive and effective with a minimal investment of time and money.” READ MORE
Dos and Dont’s to Win Listings
Oh No, Not Another Real Estate Scam!
Win a $250 Gift Card
One lucky REALTOR® will win a $250 Amazon gift card by signing up for the REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts Program before April 30. To enter this contest, simply text the word REALTORS to 30644 to sign up and get calls for action sent directly to your mobile device! Rules apply.
Mortgage Rates at 2017 High – 30-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.21% last week, up from the previous week’s 4.10%.
Negative Equity Recedes – Fewer homeowners are underwater, but more than half of those owe at least 20 percent more than their homes are worth, says Zillow’s 2016 4th quarter report.
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Legal Panel at REvive!
Included in the all-star legal panel at the 2017 Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo are Ed Zorn, CRMLS Vice President and General Counsel; June Barlow, C.A.R. Senior Vice President and General Counsel; Kelly Neavel, real estate litigator at Giardinelli Law Group, and moderator Ed Estes, a real estate professor, attorney and broker. See more about the panel and rest of the REvive lineup at www.realestaterevive.com.
REvive: What Brokers & Agents Say
REvive: FBI Agent on Cybercrime
Tickets are going fast: Real Estate REvive registration!
Landlords Take Over Housing Market
As Wall Street backs off of buying rental homes, small investors are picking up the slack. With rising home prices, slow new home construction, and demographic shifts push homeownership rates to 50-year lows, the U.S. is increasingly a country of renters—and landlords. READ MORE
5 Qualities of Interesting People
Do you have the “it” factor to move your real estate business? Travis Bradberry, author of “Emotional Intelligence 2.0” and co-founder of TalentSmart, recently highlighted at Forbes.com some of the qualities that make people more fascinating to others.
1. Demonstrate passion. “Interesting people don’t just have interests; they have passions….