How to Evaluate Real Estate Software and Services

With about 2 million active real estate licensees in the United States, companies who specialize in products and services for real estate agents play in a big market. If you have a website that is visible to the world in any meaningful way (you show up in Google search results), no doubt you field cold calls from salespeople every day.
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What New Real Estate Agents Need to Know About The Closing Process

Real Estate Agents, especially new ones, are on a steep learning curve through their first few transactions. Training tends to focus on getting clients and getting a signed agreement, and much less on everything it takes to get to and through the settlement table. Understanding the basics of the closing process ahead of time can eliminate a lot of stress for you and your clients.
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5 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Create an Exceptional Closing Experience

About the Author: Ryan Fitzgerald is a Realtor® in Raleigh, North Carolina and is the owner of Raleigh Realty. This year, Ryan was named as one of REALTOR Magazine’s 30 under 30, a prestigious award given to realtors who illustrate stellar traits in customer service, community involvement, and business acumen.
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As Interest Rates Rise, Is Refinancing Still a Viable Option?

It’s no secret that seasonality largely dictates major buying and selling trends across the real estate industry. But what about interest rates?
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The Industry Insider: Preparing for TRID 2.0 on October 1

This blog post is the last in a series discussing some important changes to the regulatory landscape that will affect your business in the years to come.  This post covers the changes in the CFPB’s TRID 2.0 amendment rule and its recent Black Hole final rule, which come into play this year. The upcoming live Q&A will dive in deeper on the topics I outline in this and my prior posts.
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