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  • newHoracio LeDon joins Partners Trust as head of new development
    There is a lot of new on the horizon for Partners Trust. The firm recently opened a retail design boutique under its office to attract locals, and now it's bringing in new talent by hiring Horacio LeDon to head up the firm's new development segment .…
    - 22 mins ago 27 Sep 16, 9:59am -
  • newSell guidance, not access, and other tips for modern-day agents
    Yossi Langer, the product design executive and UX strategist at Iteration Group in Los Angeles, talked about the big trends in text messaging and home sales at Inman Connect San Francisco ...
    - 36 mins ago 27 Sep 16, 9:45am -
  • newThe top 3 accounting mistakes real estate agents make
    Failing to take your accounting seriously can lead to some big issues down the road. It’s worth taking the time to fully understand your particular tax situation and to optimize your accounting process ...
    - 1 hour ago 27 Sep 16, 9:05am -
  • newHow virtual experiences are shaping home shopping
    Technology is omnipresent. It has made its way into nearly every aspect of our lives. This is especially true for those of us in the real estate industry. Technology has made potential buyers much more accessible, and it allows real estate profession…
    - 1 hour ago 27 Sep 16, 9:00am -
  • new5 red flags that can kill a real estate deal
    Little red flags do not mean a deal is going down the toilet. But put together, warning signs can add up and trigger a big flush. ...
    - 2 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 8:20am -
  • newWhy most real estate agents fail (and 8 tips for success)
    Keeping on top of emails, prospecting, presentations, deadlines, paperwork, industry information, client meetings, your marketing approach -- it's a lot to do, even for the savviest agents. What’s their secret? Making a plan and acting on it ...
    - 2 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 8:15am -
  • newMortgage fraud rate rising annually, report shows
    Property analytics provider CoreLogic released its annual mortgage fraud trend report this month, showing fraudulent activity was up marginally in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year ...
    - 2 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 8:00am -
  • newPodcast: 20 success secrets the world won’t tell you (Part 4)
    When you get your real estate license, no one tells you that others will try to rain on your parade. Nobody tells you that you have to keep learning and knowing your numbers on a daily basis ...
    - 3 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 7:30am -
  • newDaily market update: September 27, 2016
    Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...
    - 3 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 7:00am -
  • newNYC metro residences rank high in negative equity, CoreLogic says
    Corelogic's quarterly equity report shows 548,000 residential properties in the U.S. regaining equity in the second quarter of 2016, while the total number of mortgaged residential properties with equity sat at 47.2 million ...
    - 13 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 9:51pm -
  • newAre home values higher in red states or blue states?
    Aided by the FiveThirtyEight election forecast, House Canary examined home prices in all 50 states and then compared them to the political leanings within the state ...
    - 13 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 9:11pm -
  • newElection season is always wild in swing states, but so are home prices
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will go/went head-to-head for the first time at Hofstra University's Hempstead campus in New York in the first of three presidential debates. According to a Trulia survey, if Republican presidential nominee Trump wins…
    - 13 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 9:04pm -
  • newCommunity spotlight: Seabrook, Texas
    Nestled on the southeast corner of Houston adjacent to Galveston Bay sits Seabrook, a small and affordable waterfront community that was fairly recently integrated into the greater Houston metro ...
    - 14 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 8:14pm -
  • newZIP code profile: 94708
    The 94708 ZIP code comprises parts of Berkeley and Kensington. The area sits in Alameda County, about a 25 minute drive from Oakland and 40 minutes from San Francisco, and sits right next to the University of California, Berkeley and Tilden Regional…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 7:00pm -
  • newZIP code profile: 60419
    The 60419 ZIP code comprises part of Dolton, a Cook County village that is about a 30 minute drive from Chicago. According to U.S. Census data, the area is inhabited predominantly by African Americans, and it and borders the Little Calumet River ...
    - 16 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 6:30pm -
  • newWho should be the next National Association of Realtors CEO?
    When you walk the streets of New York City, so many people have dogs that you must carefully sidestep the poop even though New Yorkers are mindful about picking up their crap. That’s what it must be like to run the National Association of Realtors,…
    - 16 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 6:16pm -
  • newRealogy appoints new president/COO
    The largest residential real estate company in the United States has appointed a president and chief operating officer -- a newly appointed role ...
    - 17 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 5:45pm -
  • newWhen is the best season to buy a home?
    Timing is everything, especially with a major investment like a home purchase. Given that every market fluctuates slightly different depending on the season, gauging the opportune moment is tough. However, a homebuying study from NerdWallet shows the…
    - 17 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 5:23pm -

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    • Bathroom Vanities from The Home Depot
      Bathroom Vanities from The Home Depot Hide from dynamic section of channel/sub channel pages. Gallery Type One-URL gallery
      - 8 days ago 19 Sep 16, 2:25pm -
    • Charming Tuscaloosa Apartment Renovation
      Charming Tuscaloosa Apartment Renovation Moving back into his college digs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, decorator Matthew Bees has clearly been continuing his design education.Decorator Matthew Bees returns to his former college apartment…
      - 12 days ago 15 Sep 16, 9:24pm -
    • Open Floor Plans We Love
      Open Floor Plans We Love These homes all have one thing in common, they are wide-open, family oriented, a space built for “togetherness” and built to host a good time.Hats off to some of the best builders in the South, take a loo…
      - 13 days ago 14 Sep 16, 9:57pm -
    • Flower Names for Girls That are Totally Charming
      Flower Names for Girls That are Totally Charming She is as pretty as a flower with a name to match.A fitting name is the most important thing a parent can give to their child. First impressions are important, and a strong name is gre…
      - 13 days ago 14 Sep 16, 4:33pm -
    • How to Pick the Perfect Houseplants

      - 14 days ago 13 Sep 16, 9:52pm -
    • Throw a Gallery-Worthy Gathering
      Throw a Gallery-Worthy Gathering Throw an ethereal artist's dinner party worthy of its own spotlight. Greenville-based artist Marquin Campbell is a modern-day renaissance woman. Give her any medium, and from it, she makes art. Her…
      - 18 days ago 9 Sep 16, 7:27pm -
    • How to Preserve Fall Leaves

      - 19 days ago 8 Sep 16, 2:23pm -
    • Create A Welcoming Fall Entry with HACIENDA

      - 19 days ago 7 Sep 16, 10:30pm -
    • Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Messy
      Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Messy Bet you didn't realize that a few little things would create major messes.Everyone knows the key to a livable, functioning home is to first keep it clutter-free. But are your drawers…
      - 20 days ago 7 Sep 16, 3:31pm -
    • 3 Easy Herbs

      - 21 days ago 6 Sep 16, 9:34pm -
    • 9 Christmas Party Ideas to Steal from Winter Weddings
      9 Christmas Party Ideas to Steal from Winter Weddings Looking for inventive Christmas party ideas? We’ve got a secret. Our editors often spend hours scrolling through winter wedding photos for holiday story idea inspiration.Winter…
      - 26 days ago 1 Sep 16, 4:35pm -
    • Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Ideas
      Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Ideas Choose one of our gift ideas for Thanksgiving hosts and hostesses, and you'll be guaranteed an invitation back to Thanksgiving dinner next year.You can’t show up empty handed for the people that have…
      - 27 days ago 30 Aug 16, 10:34pm -
    • The South's Best Christmas Festivals
      The South's Best Christmas Festivals These Christmas festivals turn Southern towns into winter wonderlands filled with carousels, glittering holiday lights, and gingerbread galore.There’s a chill in the air and a twinkle in every…
      - 28 days ago 30 Aug 16, 9:21pm -
    • Christmas Movies All Southerners Love
      Christmas Movies All Southerners Love We’re dreaming of a White Christmas (even in the South), complete with holiday tunes, festive decorations, and of course, our favorite Christmas movies.This is the time of year to curl up on th…
      - 28 days ago 30 Aug 16, 6:38pm -
    • Before-and-After Kitchen Makeovers
      Before-and-After Kitchen Makeovers Renovation ideas you’ll love.A well-used and loved kitchen deserves our endless songs of praise. They are the center of our bustling households, and the setting for countless meals, crafts, projec…
      - 28 days ago 30 Aug 16, 1:31am -

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      Wall Street Journal

      • Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped
        Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.
        - 28 Nov 14, 7:35am -
      • Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
        David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
        - 27 Aug 14, 6:32am -
      • Bedrooms Are Replacing Cubicles
        Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
        - 16 May 14, 9:12pm -
      • China Central Bank to Step Up Monitoring of Loan Default Risks
        China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.
        - 7 May 14, 4:12am -
      • Blackstone Seeks to Sell La Quinta
        Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
        - 21 Sep 13, 2:59pm -
      • Park Slope Mansion: Never a House Divided
        A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.
        - 14 Nov 12, 2:43am -
      • In Marine Park, Lending a Hand Is Routine
        Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.
        - 3 Nov 12, 4:14am -
      • Remsen Street Townhouse Uses New Stoop to Conquer
        For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.
        - 18 Oct 12, 5:52pm -
      • Cape Cod Estate of Former Toy Executive Hits the Auction Block
        A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.
        - 15 Oct 12, 3:47pm -
      • Silicon Valley Versailles
        This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.
        - 28 Sep 12, 4:26am -
      • Italian Villa-Style Home in Los Angeles Lists For $30 Million
        An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.
        - 28 Sep 12, 3:30am -
      • Sticking Out in St. Croix
        This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.
        - 25 Sep 12, 2:45am -
      • Chelsea Townhouse
        This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.
        - 24 Sep 12, 2:24pm -
      • A Mansion Revived in Westchester
        Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.
        - 24 Sep 12, 1:45pm -
      • Beachfront in China's Hawaii
        This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.
        - 24 Sep 12, 4:16am -
      • 'Real Housewives' Cast Members List Home for $26 Million
        "Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.
        - 21 Sep 12, 6:16pm -
      • A Private Sydney Harbor
        This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.
        - 21 Sep 12, 4:40am -
      • Pulling Out All the Stops in Washington
        A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.
        - 21 Sep 12, 1:51am -
      • Miami Home Raises Its Asking Price
        A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -
      • Stockholm Living History
        Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -

      Dave Ramsey

      • Investment Calculator
        Find out when you'll become a millionaire! See how much your investment will be worth in the coming years. Use Dave's Investment Calculator!
        - 4 Apr 16, 6:04am -
      • Grow A Generation That Gives
        We know it's key for couples to talk about—and agree on—money. But what about the kids? Read More.
        - 21 Oct 14, 6:10am -
      • 4 Tips for Getting Out of Debt
        Nothing that's worthwhile is easy. That's why getting out of debt will take a lot of time and effort. But guess what? It's completely worth it.
        - 15 May 14, 6:05am -
      • Term Life Insurance Calculator

        - 17 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • The Importance of Declaring Taxes
        In the United States, every April 15 serves as the deadline for filing last year's income. In other words, you're saying to the government, "I earned this much last year."
        - 7 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • Reclaim the Meaning of Stewardship
        When most people hear the word "stewardship," they grab a wallet or purse, either to open it or to get a firmer grip. How do we begin to reclaim a word that's so widely misunderstood? Read More.
        - 27 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • 5 Steps to a Successful Stewardship Ministry
        What does it take to develop and maintain a successful stewardship ministry? Read More.
        - 26 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • A Call to Stewardship
        The solution is to teach true, biblical stewardship—to change not just people's behavior but also their hearts through the power of Scripture. Read More.
        - 25 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • Never Losing Focus
        When EntreLeaders Erik Regan and Bill Kenney decided to open Focus Lab in Savannah, Georgia, they made a vow their company would never be ordinary. Today, just three years later, the pair can say business at their web development, branding and design…
        - 5 Sep 13, 6:09am -
      • Coach's Corner
        There is something compelling about John Felkins, our Director of EntreLeadership Coaching and Community. He truly loves helping small business owners and leaders succeed. And he works with many of them every day, both in person and online.
        - 19 Aug 13, 6:08am -
      • If I Had Known Then...
        We recently asked EntreLeadership Master Series alumni this question: If you had to do it all over again, what would you change? Here's their advice to you.
        - 26 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • 15 Leadership Lessons From Nelson Mandela
        Last week, former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday. To celebrate his legacy to the world, we're listing some of our favorite Mandela quotes on leadership and courage.
        - 23 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • Meet the EntreLeadership Podcast's New Host
        Last month, Dave introduced our EntreLeadership Podcast listeners to the show's new host, Chris Hogan. We would like to do the same for our newsletter readers by sharing a bit more information about one of our favorite team members.
        - 10 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • How to Become a Legend
        This patriot was much more than the guy who warned everyone the British were coming. Revere was a crazy good business man. In fact, one of his companies—Revere Copper Products—still exists today. So how was he able to succeed against all odds?
        - 2 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • The Balancing Act
        As a small business owner, is your company your biggest passion, making it really tempting to work nearly around the clock and let everything else in your life slide? If you answered yes, you're not alone. Trying to maintain a work-life balance can b…
        - 24 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Josie Lightfoot
        Josie Lightfoot is the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Home Healthcare Plus in Texas. Find out how this dynamic EntreLeader fights tough times, keeps her competitive edge and inspires others.
        - 6 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • Tax Tip: Social Security and the Option to Opt Out
        Fortunately, as a pastor, you are in a unique situation to avoid the pitfall known as Social Security altogether if you have a conscientious objection to participating in this government benefits plan. This is where things get a little tricky. Read b…
        - 5 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • The Cream of the Crop
        It's no secret that independent drug stores across the country are closing every day. But in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, Rice's Pharmacy is not just prospering—it's attracting team members from thousands of miles away to this small town of just 3,000. So…
        - 30 May 13, 6:05am -
      • 6 Ways to Build a Company That Cares
        How do you create this kind of culture, especially if you've already been in business for a number of years and have gone down the traditional business-as-usual route? Here are some ideas.
        - 2 Apr 13, 6:04am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Joel Denny
        "Persistence pays off. Sometimes we have to make ourselves do things we're not comfortable doing to overcome an obstacle," said EntreLeader Joel Denny. He shares more of his leadership advice from the trenches.
        - 29 Mar 13, 6:03am -

      The Economist

      • newThe first presidential debate
        WHEN George Wallace ran a populist campaign for president in 1968, Lurleen Wallace, his wife, was asked what people liked so much about him. “When he’s on ‘Meet the Press’ they can listen to him and think, ‘That’s what I would say if I we…
        - 5 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 5:32am -
      • newFollow our journalists as they watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate
        Presidential debate - Curated tweets by TheEconomist
        - 18 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 4:49pm -
      • newWhat difference do presidential debates make?
        HILLARY CLINTON and Donald Trump are the most unpopular presidential candidates ever, but everyone is interested in what they have to say. On September 26th, amid a tightening presidential race, they will meet for the first of three debates. It is ex…
        - 21 hours ago 26 Sep 16, 1:22pm -
      • Lessons from the debates of the past
        EXPLAINING Ronald Reagan’s landslide victory over Jimmy Carter, The Economist’s issue dated November 8th 1980 singled out a few big factors. These included a mood of economic “misery”, public angst about American hostages held in Iran and th…
        - 4 days ago 23 Sep 16, 8:50pm -
      • Early voting may decrease turnout
        THERE are just 46 days to go before the most divisive presidential election in living memory draws to a close. With polls showing a tightening race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of their first presidential debate on September 26th, q…
        - 4 days ago 23 Sep 16, 5:46pm -
      • How violence in North Carolina could help Donald Trump
        WHEN Hillary Clinton was eight percentage points up on Donald Trump last month, it seemed nothing, except perhaps a major national security or law-and-order emergency, which generally helps Republicans, or a health scare for Mrs Clinton, could make t…
        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 8:21pm -
      • Bear on bear
        Fancy meeting you hereTHE breach of Democratic Party computer systems attracted plenty of headlines this summer. What has attracted less attention is that two separate teams of Russian hackers were at work, evidently unaware of each others’ activit…
        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 2:44pm -
      • Safe passage
        Nearly 400,000 public-school students made their way through the streets of Chicago to attend their first day of school on September 6th. For some, the journey can be perilous. As these students walked through streets plagued by gang violence, they w…
        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 2:44pm -
      • Re-education
        AT THE University of Minnesota, some 5,700 new students arrived on campus for orientation earlier this month. Each one of them has taken a course on campus sexual assaults. A new law, which came into effect on August 1st, made it mandatory for all un…
        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 2:44pm -
      • Money’s the conversation
        FISCAL policy has tumbled from the top of the political agenda with remarkable speed. For most of Barack Obama’s presidency, controlling the national debt, which spiked from 35% of GDP to over 70% after the recession, was a priority for Republicans…
        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 2:44pm -
      • Millennial falcon
        IT IS hard to know whether Hillary Clinton should be cheered by the lightning visit that she paid on September 19th to Temple University, a large, publicly funded college in Philadelphia—or plunged into gloom. On the upside for Team Clinton, it was…
        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 2:44pm -
      • Sangfroid city

        - 5 days ago 22 Sep 16, 2:44pm -


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