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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January and marks the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This holiday is also recognized as a day of service, and is an opportunity to...

Growth Forecast for REALTOR® Firms

Let’s take a snap shot into the minds of REALTOR® firms and their projection for business in the near-term from the 2016 Profile of Real Estate Firms. First, we know that roughly half (47 percent) of all firms are...
September 22, 2016

How Real Estate Agents Acquire New Business

This seems to be the question everyone wants to know if you are a real estate agent. Me? I found mine by referral so there was already a level of trust established. In fact, most buyers find their agents...

Online Communities Taking Over the Neighborhood

This blog post was written by Amanda Riggs, Research Survey Analyst. Getting involved in your community once only meant volunteering for a civil group, joining a sports club, or running for local governance. People stayed connected through face to...

2013 Firm Survey: Franchised Firms

Fifteen percent of firms are franchised firms. The typical firm has been affiliated with their current franchise for 11 years. Eighty-seven percent of firms reported their current franchise affiliation improved their firm name recognition. Many franchised firms have the...