Why you should fire your difficult client

Sometimes the best client is the one you never work with.  It’s a lesson my mentor taught me years ago when I first started out as a real estate agent. At the time, I had no clue what it meant. I even thought he was crazy. Why would you ever

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New York bans brokers fees for renters

New York state regulators issued a ruling on Tuesday that bans real estate agents and brokers from charging renters a fee for securing an apartment, effective immediately. This means that renters could save thousands of dollars when applying for an apartment. The rule shifts the fee burden to landlords. Agents

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Mortgage Tech Rundown: Blend and Docutech

Silicon Valley technology company Blend announced the launch of a new digital product, marking the company’s next step in enabling an end-to-end digital mortgage experience. The new product, Blend Close, aims to provide lenders with an eClosing solution that adheres to all the latest regulations, directly within the borrower and

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Labor shortages are hitting multifamily, too

Despite a prolonged multifamily growth schedule, there is still room for rent price to go up, according to Yardi Matrix. A healthy job market means that economic growth will remain moderate, as rent gains should remain healthy in most metros. Nationally, rent growth only dipped below the 2.5% long-term average

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