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    Women in Real Estate: The Potential – and the Pitfalls – for Women Leaders

    The journey to leadership for women in the real estate business has been both daunting and deeply fulfilling. In an industry historically dominated by men among the higher ranks, women have had to overcome unique hurdles and persistent stereotypes in order to secure their seat at the proverbial table. The topic was candidly addressed during […]

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    5 Signs You Would Love a New Career in Luxury Real Estate

    There’s nothing quite like a new career in luxury real estate. The opulent homes, the high-profile clients, the bigger commissions—sounds exciting, doesn’t it? For the right person, it absolutely is. A new career in luxury real estate doesn’t have to mean a straight path to the traditional market—or even property management. Both brand-new and experienced […]

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    ‘Focus on the Opportunities’: Industry Powerhouses Talk Hispanic Homeownership at NAHREP National Convention

    The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) recently held its 2021 National Convention. The three-day event wraps up today, after hosting numerous industry practitioners who provided comprehensive insights regarding the Hispanic community’s homeownership needs and trends. On April 13, NAHREP kicked things off with an opening general session—”The Latino Factor: The Key to […]

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    Chip and Joanna Gaines to Turn Waco Newspaper Building Into Headquarters

    (TNS)—Chip and Joanna Gaines are taking over another building in downtown Waco, this time to house a new headquarters for their expanding Magnolia lifestyle brand. Magnolia told city officials last week that it will move into The Waco Tribune-Herald building at 900 Franklin Ave., just a few blocks from the company’s Magnolia at the Silos […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Learning From the Masters

    I’ve written before about the Masters, and if you’re a longtime reader of this blog, you’ll know I often draw references between sports and leadership. Golf, to me, is so much like leadership because for the most part, it’s a solitary sport—the work you put in shows in your results, just like it does when you lead […]

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    NAR Presents a Not-to-Be-Missed Event on April 15

    NAR PULSE—On April 15, join the National Association of REALTORS® and the Memorial Foundation, Inc. for a special Facebook Live event commemorating Fair Housing Month. “The Past, Present and Future of Fair Housing” is hosted by Soledad O’Brien and features the Honorable Marcia L. Fudge, secretary of Housing and Urban Development. RSVP today! Recognizing the Passion […]

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    Reach and Grow Your Online Audience

    Massachusetts Real Estate Professional Leverages Propertybase’s Robust Feature Set  For Stacey Alcorn—CEO of LAER Realty Partners in Chelmsford, Massachusetts—one of the things real estate brokerages have to do to stay ahead in today’s competitive market is constantly update their website with the tools and services necessary to bring their value proposition to life. Offering more […]

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    Staying Positive and Motivated

    Katy Martinelli Managing Owner John Martinelli Managing Broker RE/MAX 1st Choice Coral Springs, Florida Region served: Southeast Florida Years in real estate: Katy: 17; John: 43 Number of offices: 1 Number of agents: 23 You recently converted your brokerage to RE/MAX. How did you decide to affiliate with the brand? John Martinelli: We were with […]

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    The Stressors of Stress on Your Body and Behavior

    (TNS)—Stress symptoms may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that irritating headache, your frequent insomnia or your decreased productivity at work. But stress may actually be the cause. Common Effects of Stress Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and […]

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    Real Estate Q&A: What Can I Do About Condo Rules That Don’t Allow Pickup Trucks?

    (TNS)—Q: Our condo does not allow us to own pickup trucks or park them on the premises. Visitors can park them in guest parking during the day but must find off-site parking overnight. This rule is making it hard for friends and relatives to visit me. Is there something I can do? — Rick A: […]

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