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    Thoughts on Leadership: The Mindset of Neutrality

    One of my preferred ways to recharge is by watching my favorite sports teams compete. Sports has so many parallels to business—it’s why I so often write about inspiring NFL coaches or top players on this blog. In business, your goal is to win and in sports, your goal is to win. I also see […]

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    Giving Back to the Community

    Scott Comey CEO Renee Comey Broker/Owner RE/MAX Elite and Motto Mortgage Elite Lynnwood, Wash. www.remaxelitebrokers.com  Region served: The Puget Sound region of Washington State Years in real estate: Scott: 14; Renee: 9 Number of offices: 4 Number of agents: 93 How does being a part of RE/MAX help you and your agents do your jobs […]

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    Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know

    Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. Each week, in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)’ new Pivot in Place […]

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    What to Stream: A Guide to the Best Halloween Movies, Depending on the Mood

    (TNS)—It’s the last week of Spooktober. So if you’d like to squeeze in a few more horror movies to celebrate the upcoming Halloween holiday while staying safe at home, I’ve culled all the best horror movies from the top streaming services to avoid getting lost in the dreaded scroll loop. Often, the hankering for horror […]

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    Applying RPR® Learning to Today’s Revamped Market

    NAR PULSE—This REALTOR® uses her time wisely to get trained and up-to-speed on RPR®, and now it’s paying off in her rebounding real estate market. Take Advantage of the Right Tools, Right Now Right Tools, Right Now gives you and your agents comprehensive resources FREE or at reduced cost. Find webinars, training courses and other […]

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    Case-Shiller: COVID-Related Deceleration Behind Us?

    In August, home prices increased 5.7 percent YoY, up from 4.8 percent in the previous month, according to the most recent S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices. Year-over-year, the 10-City Composite increased 4.7 percent, up from 3.5 percent in the previous month. The 20-City Composite increased 5.2 percent YoY, up from the previous month’s 4.1 percent gain. The following […]

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    Register for Virtual Brokers Edge Event

    Brokers, register today for the first-ever virtual Broker’s Edge Series: Today’s Broker in a Virtual World! Learn how to best prepare your brokerage for the virtual world with topics such as technology and virtual trends, cyber and data security. Oct. 27, 2020, 11 a.m. CST! NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now Program pricing for REALTORS®: $29.95

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    New-Home Sales: September Sees Pause Following Summer Surge

    In September, newly built, single-family homes decreased 3.5 percent to 959,000 from a downwardly revised August number, according to the latest Commerce Department monthly report. Despite the monthly decline, the September rate is still 32.1 percent higher than the September 2019 pace. On a year-to-date basis, new-home sales are up 16.9 percent in 2020. On […]

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    Do Halloween Masks Protect You From COVID-19?

    (TNS)—Wearing a costume and mask for Halloween has long been a holiday tradition. But a costume mask is not a substitute for a protective mask. Cloth masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, slow the spread of COVID-19. “A mask as part of a costume would not be considered […]

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    Register Today: RISMedia’s Virtual Power Broker Forum at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo

    These are challenging times, and that’s why it’s essential that real estate leaders come together to discuss how to pivot in this rapidly changing environment to succeed despite new obstacles. This year’s Power Broker Forum, “Built to Win: Creating a Resilient Real Estate Company” will be held virtually alongside other panels at the National Association […]

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