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    ‘Delivering an Extraordinary Experience’: Century 21’s Success Map Ahead in a Changing Market

    John Featherston, president and CEO of RISMedia recently sat down with Mike Miedler, president and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC, for a one-on-one conversation about a range of topics, including the organization’s rebrand, which happened right before the pandemic, and how that affected the company’s vision all through the pandemic and moving forward.…

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    Predators: The True Nature of Crimes Against REALTORS®

    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 News. There’s currently a misconception in the industry that crimes against real estate agents are random,…

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    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties Executives Recognized Among Top Teams in Arizona

    The Phoenix Business Journal has turned its attention towards teams at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, the company has announced. Per the Journal’s ranking, the Santistevan Group and the Chandler Ocotillo Group rank among the most productive residential real estate teams in Arizona. “Both groups strategically innovated their practices to stay ahead of the market,…

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    @properties Appoints Chief Operating Officer Joni Meyerowitz to Its Board of Directors

    Above: Joni Meyerowitz Chicago-based real estate services and technology firm, @properties, announced that the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Joni S. Meyerowitz, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. As a member of the Board, Meyerowitz will provide guidance on strategy, growth and operations across the full portfolio of @properties companies, including the Christie’s International Real…

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    5-Star Referral: What Words Are Clients Using to Describe Great Agents?

    Would your clients say you have a great attitude? Expertise in the industry? Would they say you are accessible, responsive? Do your skills as a problem-solver stand out from the crowd? And how many of the issues most vital to the people you serve are you appropriately prioritizing? More importantly, how would your clients say…

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    Pending Sales Sink Again as Rates Track Toward 7%

    Pending home sales fell again—at a faster rate than they did a month ago—as spiraling mortgage rates threaten to freeze real estate activity as much of the country prepares for the colder fall and winter months. The National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) metric for pending sales fell 2% in August after a smaller 1% drop…

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    Mortgage Applications Back on the Downslope

    Last week’s increase in mortgage applications was short-lived following the Fed’s fourth interest rate hike last week, causing the volume of applications to give back most of its gains after what had been a six-week decline, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said Thursday. Mortgage applications decreased 3.7% from one week earlier and the pace of…

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    KeyPleaz Promotes Kevin L. Palmer to CEO and Principal

    Above: Kevin Palmer Real estate technology company KeyPleaz® has announced that Kevin L. Palmer has been named as CEO and principal. KeyPleaz® is an app designed to improve the property showing process, make transactions more efficient and connect busy real estate agents with available agents, a release stated. “Kevin is the right leader for KeyPleaz®,”…

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    Prominent Finger Lakes Real Estate Company Announces Alignment with RE/MAX

    Above: David Young David Young, a local real estate expert and entrepreneur, is moving his successful real estate company to the RE/MAX brand, the company has announced. The offices formerly known as The Young Agency will become RE/MAX Revolution and continue to serve buyers and sellers throughout the Finger Lakes and Western New York market.…

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    TikTok Presentation: Making Your Profile More Appealing to Leads and Prospects

    Social media has been in a constant state of updating and expanding since its inception, as any seasoned agent or broker could tell you. TikTok has become one of the fastest-growing social media platforms, continually outshining Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and real estate professionals across the industry have been adding it to their social media…

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