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LPS to offer Clareity app store to 250000-plus subscribers - Inman.com

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 07:08

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LPS to offer Clareity app store to 250000-plus subscribers
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Clareity Security has partnered with Lender Processing Services to offer Clareity's online marketplace for real estate apps and services to LPS' 200 MLS and association customers, who provide services to more than 250,000 subscribers. The Clareity ...

A new exit strategy for agents? - Inman.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:10

A new exit strategy for agents?
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Editor's note: This is the final installment of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect ...

'Obamacare' implementation moving forward with employer mandate on hold - Inman.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:51

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'Obamacare' implementation moving forward with employer mandate on hold
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This week the White House announced that it was delaying by one year implementation of the “Obamacare” employer mandate. The mandate will now go into effect on January 1, 2015 instead of 2014. This delay means nothing to the vast majority of ...

Help buyers see the potential of modest homes - Inman.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:24

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Help buyers see the potential of modest homes
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If you have worked long enough as a real estate agent to have sold a few houses, you have probably sold homes that are unusual or less than perfect. You know that there is a lot more to being a real estate agent than iPads and smartphones. Most agents ...

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Help buyers see the potential of modest homes - Inman.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:24

Help buyers see the potential of modest homes
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If you have worked long enough as a real estate agent to have sold a few houses, you have probably sold homes that are unusual or less than perfect. You know that there is a lot more to being a real estate agent than iPads and smartphones. Most agents ...

BuyerMLS Named a Finalist for the Prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 16:15

BuyerMLS Named a Finalist for the Prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards
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PHILADELPHIA, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BuyerMLS CEO and Founder Charles (Chuck) Williams IV is proud to announce that the firm has been named one of eight finalists for Inman News Innovator Awards' Real Estate Agent App, Tool or ...
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Positive jobs report raises odds of Fed pullback - Inman.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 14:51

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Positive jobs report raises odds of Fed pullback
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The economy added more jobs in June than expected, making it unlikely that the Federal Reserve might delay plans to begin tapering its stimulus program later this year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment increased by 195,000 ...

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Introducing: 2013 Innovator Awards finalists - Inman.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 22:46

Introducing: 2013 Innovator Awards finalists
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Inman News is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Innovator Awards in eight categories, and the opening of voting for the “People's Choice” Innovator Award. Winners chosen from the list of finalists below will be announced during the Real ...

Not just another syndication debate - Inman.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:10

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Not just another syndication debate
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Listings are ending up everywhere, the black market for real estate data is thriving, and brokers are freaking out. Can the multiple listing service be positioned as the definitive listings caretaker? Hear what some influential industry leaders have to ...

A glimpse into the not-so-distant future - Inman.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:48

A glimpse into the not-so-distant future
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The door of the assisted living facility rotated briskly, releasing a wedge of conditioned air into the humid summer along with Billie. A long black sedan had pulled to the curb moments before. Billie began to mentally prepare for the next part of her ...

Don't let funding issues derail international deals - Inman.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:09

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Don't let funding issues derail international deals
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In a previous article, I explored some factors that shape the expectations of Chinese clients when investing in real estate, and reviewed a few “rules of thumb” for capturing and nurturing business with this market segment. As a follow-up, I want to ...

Memories of the first Real Estate Connect - Inman.com

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:45

Memories of the first Real Estate Connect
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Real Estate Connect, said Brad Inman, the founder of the conferences and a real estate journalist at the time, was a chance to get a community of his readers together to talk about real estate and technology. The 55-person guest list included Joel ...

Lead defendant in $50M mortgage fraud scheme gets 11 years - Inman.com

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:53

Lead defendant in $50M mortgage fraud scheme gets 11 years
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A San Antonio man who paid straw buyers kickbacks as part of a mortgage fraud scheme involving more than $50 million in loans has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. An attorney for Robert Brooks, 45, said banks were to blame for not doing due ...

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Fix for broken brokerage model is within industry's grasp - Inman.com

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 17:20

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Fix for broken brokerage model is within industry's grasp
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Editor's note: This is the second of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Read Part 1. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect San Francisco, during a ...

Questions about Cordray's appointment could undermine regulator's authority - Inman.com

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 15:27

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Questions about Cordray's appointment could undermine regulator's authority
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What happens to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's far-reaching regulations and disclosure mandates governing the mortgage and real estate markets if it turns out that Richard Cordray's appointment as director was illegal? That's developing ...

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Housefax launches home reports service - Inman.com

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:06

Housefax launches home reports service
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Housefax, a service that a former realtor.com CEO is helping to steer, has launched what it says is the first property data service that offers “comprehensive, consolidated” reports on homes. The company, which unveiled its product today, lays bare ...

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A new business model to attract young talent into real estate - Inman.com

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 19:01

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A new business model to attract young talent into real estate
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Editor's note: This is the first of a four-part series on a new model for real estate brokerages, in which brokers would invest in their agents. Renwick Congdon will explore his vision at Real Estate Connect San Francisco, during a Thursday, July 11 ...

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Doorsteps launches lender tool - Inman.com

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 19:01

Doorsteps launches lender tool
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Doorsteps, an online tool that provides first-time homebuyers a detailed, step-by-step guide to the homebuying process and agents a way to reach them, has launched a new tool that allows lenders to engage users through the platform. “We were finding ...

Top-ranked US agent reveals his secret sauce - Inman.com

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 17:17

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Top-ranked US agent reveals his secret sauce
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Despite mangled policy, US economy growing toward fiscal repair - Inman.com

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:16

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Despite mangled policy, US economy growing toward fiscal repair
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Interest rates have stopped rising, but after a move as violent as this, markets should have improved. They have not. Central bankers have fallen all over themselves to reverse Bernanke's Bungle: Draghi at the European Central Bank, King at the Bank of ...