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Out-of-the-Box Fall Marketing Tips

Posted on: October 15, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

Now that fall has arrived and the holidays are right around the corner, now is more important than ever to market yourself effectively to stand out from the competition. With the weeks leading up to Christmas being critical in attracting business, consider the following advice for marketing your real estate business. However, before implementing these […] Read More

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The Risks of Going Without Professional Liability Insurance

Posted on: February 26, 2016 by Newmark Insurance

Real Estate Professional Liability Insurance is an essential coverage for any firm to include in their business portfolio. This policy covers a wide range of risks that any company who offers professional services may face. With that said, the risks of going without this coverage can be devastating. Claims arising against firms have the potential […] Read More

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Reducing Professional Liability Claims: 8 Tips

Posted on: November 13, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Working professionals of all kinds are constantly exposed to liability risks. While employers do their best to reduce claims as a result of any violations, these claims are inevitable. As such, an Insurance Agent Professional Liability Program can provide a safety cushion for insurance employers of all types. Here are some tips in order to reduce […] Read More

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Are Drones Coming to Real Estate Practices?

Posted on: September 23, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) requested permission to use drones in their real estate practices. While this has been a long standing debate, Capitol Hill is now accepting waivers for those companies that wish to use drones in their business ventures. While details of this policy become available, ensure your agents are […] Read More

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Avoiding Legal Trouble: Proper Real Estate Documentation

Posted on: August 12, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

As real estate transactions can be very complicated, using proper forms and documentation techniques can help mitigate litigation, reducing Texas Real Estate Liability. Whether you’re showing a home, negotiating a sales price, or handling potential repairs, it is recommended you manage the deal in writing in addition to following good business practices. Work Using Good […] Read More

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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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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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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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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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4 Steps to Real Estate Success

Posted on: May 27, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Throughout your education and training to become a real estate professional, you’ve likely heard unlimited advice about what it takes to be successful; from ensuring you know how to market yourself to making sure you are financially protected with the right Real Estate Professional Liability Insurance Policy. We’d like to summarize some points on what […] Read More

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