Real Estate Hurdle: Disclosing Home’s Crime Record

Posted on: June 30, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

As most real estate agents are aware, selling a home requires an ample amount of knowledge and finesse. However, it is inevitable that sometime during your practice, you will eventually encounter a home that has a dark history. Although these characteristics are relatively common and not necessarily deal breakers, it is essential to manage the […] Read More

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Housing Price Bubble: Is TX at Risk?

Posted on: June 26, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

In recent news, the northern Texas housing prices are at an all-time high. This spike is due to an increased demand for housing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This development is proving to be largely beneficial to local and statewide real estate agents. However, when sharing information with potential buyers, it is important to be […] Read More

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How to Stylishly Stage Apartments

Posted on: June 24, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

In our last post we discussed the Booming Millennial Population in Texas and the recent demand increase for multifamily homes. While developers are busy building more homes, we have comprised a few tips on how to stage apartment for a speedy sale in this competitive Austin market. However, during this fruitful time, don’t forget to […] Read More

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Report Reveals Millennial Impact on Housing Development

Posted on: June 19, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

A recent report by Bloomberg shows that second-tier American cities are seeing a substantial increase in millennial population. As a result, real estate developers are seeing an increased need to provide multifamily housing structures at a rapid rate. In the wake of this progression, be sure your Austin TX Real Estate Broker Liability is in […] Read More

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What Does the New TRID Rule Mean?

Posted on: June 16, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

The mortgage lending industry is undergoing some major reform as of lately. As of August 1, 2015, the operational procedures and technologies used by mortgage companies will be expected to be in 100% compliance with the new TRID law. In the wake of these significant changes, don’t wait to implement your Austin TX Real Estate Broker […] Read More

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NAR Report Reveals Harsh Realities of Industry Challenges

Posted on: June 12, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

In a recent study, it was revealed that there are significant shifts happening within the real estate community. However, these changes are not necessarily positive ones. Given the nature of the realtors’ ethics in combination with a lack of training and knowledge, there are multiple issues with today’s real estate community. Investing in a Real Estate […] Read More

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Recent Lawsuits Reveal Need to Review TILA

Posted on: June 10, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

After allegations against 2 California mortgage companies abusing the TILA surfaced, some real estate practices are being questioned. The real estate industry was reformed to prevent illegal transfer of funds years ago, yet the issue reemerged this month. To ensure these types of misconducts don’t bankrupt your business or destroy your reputation, installing Real Estate […] Read More

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What Does it Take to Be a Leader in the Real Estate Industry?

Posted on: June 5, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Leadership, according to New York Tri-State Region CBRE CEO Mary Ann Tighe, “isn’t about prestige or status or even about intelligence. Successful leadership is about clarity of goals and the ability to convey those goals in a way that motivates people to act in concert.” Tighe was one of many real estate professionals to recently […] Read More

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Top Challenges Facing Real Estate Professionals

Posted on: June 3, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

One of the most common misconceptions about the real estate industry, according to Veterans United Real Estate, is that working in it is easy. Whether it’s an unstable market, being faced with unmarketable properties, or managing a large client database, this commission-based position can actually be far from easy. Throw in managing Real Estate Business […] Read More

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Real Estate Liability: Sharing the Benefits of Homeownership

Posted on: June 1, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Buying a home is often one of the most exciting, but also one of the most terrifying, moments of an adult’s life. Quite often, there will be a little apprehension and some second-guessing. As a real estate professional, you will come across these types of clients many times in your career. While it’s important to […] Read More

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