Downsizing: Considerations for your Older Clients

Posted on: July 28, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

As a real estate agent, you are likely to frequently work with an older clientele. While each buyer’s needs vary, it is important to consider the requirements of older buyers. As baby boomers are likely to have empty nests or want to save money in retirement, downsizing is a great remedy. While helping your client […] Read More

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Technology: Insurance Company’s Tool for Expansion

Posted on: July 22, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

It’s no secret that technology has been implemented in every industry over the last few years. Whether it is used for social interaction, updating procedures, or even promoting business growth, technology has revolutionized the way we do business. A recent study has shown the correlation between technology use and the success of a company. Regardless […] Read More

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Is VTS Transforming Commercial Real Estate Industry?

Posted on: July 17, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

VTS, a web based commercial real estate platform, is changing the way the industry operates. The rapidly growing technology company is already worth an estimated $100 million dollars and operates in 14 major markets across the United States. With so much technology and inevitable change in the market, it is imperative your TX Mortgage Broker […] Read More

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Supreme Court Welcomes Housing Discrimination Suits

Posted on: July 15, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Unintentional actions in relation to housing bias are being recognized as grounds for a lawsuit, according to the Supreme Court. The Fair Housing Act defeated the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in a close 5-4 vote in determining that “disparate impact” on minorities is, in fact, discriminatory. While this decision unfolds, it is […] Read More

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Real Estate Agent Safety: Protecting your Employees

Posted on: July 13, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Real estate agents face a number of different risks while showing homes and offices. Depending on the geographical location of the firm, some of these residences can be located in remote or desolate areas. Further, agents often show properties at odd hours of the day to complete strangers, which increases the risk of an attack. […] Read More

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Selling Manufactured Homes: Real Estate Liability

Posted on: July 8, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Manufactured homes are in high demand in the housing market nationwide. As these structures become increasingly popular, it is critical to practice proper selling techniques like you would any other home. However, as most of these homes come with customizable features, educating yourself on the selections and financing options will help the selling process run […] Read More

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