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Staying Ahead of the Competition

Joseph Madaio Co-Owner/Broker Sal Carola Co-Owner/Broker Robert Coppolino Co-Owner/Broker Brokerage: RE/MAX Elite Based In: Brooklyn and Staten Island, N.Y. Region Served: New York metropolitan area Years in Real Estate: Joseph: 35; Sal: 16; Robert: 16 Number of Offices: 4 Number of Agents: 100 You are three equal partners in your RE/MAX brokerage. How is your […]

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Women in Real Estate: Yale Report Underscores Wide Gender Gap in Home-Buying Trends

The real estate playing field isn’t level for women and men, a new study shows. A recent report by Kelly Shue and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham of the Yale School of Management, “The Gender Gap in Housing Return­,” with data from CoreLogic, analyzed over 50 million home sales between 1991 and 2017. Results indicated there are significant […]

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Existing-Home Sales Track Up 3.6 Percent

To cap off 2019, existing-home sales tracked up, according to the December National Association of REALTORS® report this week. December’s adjusted annualized rate of sales totaled 5.54 million, climbing 3.6 percent month-over-month and 10.8 percent year-over-year. Across all house types (single-family, condo, co-op and townhome), the median price was $274,500—a 7.8 percent increase year-over-year, according […]

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How Your Online Content Nurtures Relationships in the Luxury Market

In 2020 and beyond, having a clear understanding of how digital marketing can grow your business will be vital to your success. Adapting to real estate market trends in the luxury market like these can ensure your longevity as an agent or broker and make it easier for clients to find you. However, there’s still […]

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2020 Real Estate Newsmakers: The Luminaries and the Trendsetters

Accomplishments in business. Charitable contributions. Daring leadership. Out-of-the-box thinking. Over the course of the past year, RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers contributed to the housing industry in numerous ways, bettering their communities, consumers and larger sphere, across eight categories: Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters. Here, we showcase their stories. Merri Jo […]

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Encourage Your Agents to Invest

NAR PULSE—The Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness is here to help with resources related to real estate investing. Topics include: REIT, 1031 exchange basics, investing risks and saving strategies. Tell your agents to log in today and start ensuring their future financial security. Eye-Catching Savings Make Agents Smile Are your agents taking advantage of the […]

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2020 Real Estate Newsmakers: The Inspirations and the Trailblazers

Accomplishments in business. Charitable contributions. Daring leadership. Out-of-the-box thinking. Over the course of the past year, RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers contributed to the housing industry in numerous ways, bettering their communities, consumers and larger sphere, across eight categories: Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters. Here, we showcase their stories. Scott Furman […]

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Celebrating 40 Years: RISMedia’s John Featherston Reflects

(Above) Scenes from my desk during the company’s early days Editor’s Note: In 2020, RISMedia is commemorating our 40th year, and celebrating our incredible milestone with photos, stories and more, in Real Estate magazine and on RISMedia.com. We extend our gratitude to our partners for their steadfast support, and to you, our readers, for allowing […]

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2020 Real Estate Newsmakers: Inside the Issue

Recently, RISMedia announced its 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers, a group of 300 individuals in the industry making news in positive and powerful ways. The 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers include Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters, along with the third-annual Hall of Fame Newsmakers. In the January issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine, you’ll […]

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Disruptor Roundup: Majordomo Looks to Deliver Clarity to Home Inspections

Editor’s Note: The Disruptor Roundup analyzes companies implementing unconventional models. While each agent and inspector has their own way of navigating the home inspection process, this part of the transaction has largely remained the same over the past several years. Now, however, a company called Majordomo, founded in 2017 in Corvallis, Ore., is looking to […]

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