The 8 Referral Methods Foreign Consumers Use When Choosing an Agent

The 8 Referral Methods Foreign Consumers Use When Choosing an Agent


We all know that foreign homebuyers operate in different ways than U.S.-born consumers, but…

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3 Implications of Zillow’s $3.5 Billion Acquisition of Trulia

3 Implications of Zillow’s $3.5 Billion Acquisition of Trulia


The Zillow/Trulia merger could mean serious alterations to how agents and consumers interact. After a…

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The Short List: Kate Sax on Dealing with Multiple-Offer Situations in an Ethical Manner

The Short List: Kate Sax on Dealing with Multiple-Offer Situations in an Ethical Manner


Every week, we ask a real estate professional for their Short List, a collection of…

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Raising the Rate:   New Ways Agents are Getting Higher Commissions 

Raising the Rate:  New Ways Agents are Getting Higher Commissions 


When it comes to the real estate industry, delivering great service is the No….

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The Top-Selling Chicago Neighborhoods in 2014 – Thus Far

The Top-Selling Chicago Neighborhoods in 2014 – Thus Far


Last week, we reported on the top-selling Chicago neighborhoods of June, but what neighborhoods…

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Realtor Commissions Around the World

Realtor Commissions Around the World


How do real estate commissions work in the real estate markets of other countries?…

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Income and Expenses of Realtors

Income and Expenses of Realtors


The National Association of Realtors tracks agents’ median incomes each year, as well as…

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Agent Snapshot: Pamela Herold Hogan, Broker, Century 21 Affiliated-Chicago, Chicago

Agent Snapshot: Pamela Herold Hogan, Broker, Century 21 Affiliated-Chicago, Chicago


What was your first job in the realty industry? I began my real estate…

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The 3 Best Ways to Make Sure Your Transaction Closes on Time

The 3 Best Ways to Make Sure Your Transaction Closes on Time


With the tightening of lender guidelines ever since the recession, and with the increase…

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