Another Nail in the Coffin of Real Estate Print Advertising

By Candy Evans / December 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’m doing research on my end-of-year, end-of-decade post and lookie what I stumbled upon. This is from the National Association of Realtors 2018 home buyers and sellers profile. Only one percent of consumers find the homes they purchased through a print ad, yet print advertising still consumes huge marketing budgets at most brokerages. Why?

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Single Females Strong Force Among Homebuyers

By Candy's Dirt / January 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports Single female buyers made up 18 percent of all homebuyers, National Association of Realtors®’ 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers revealed recently. That statistic means that for the second consecutive year, single female buyers were the second most common household buyer group, behind married couples, which account for 63 percent of […]

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Honesty and Real Estate — Who Can You Trust?

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

This week’s social media-generated story actually came about as the result of two different stories about honesty we asked readers to react to — one that gave a shockingly low number of those surveyed who felt that Realtors were trustworthy, and another that delved into the depth and scope of MLS manipulation.

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Real Estate News: Does Your City Have the Biggest Rent Increases in North Texas?

By Bethany Erickson / August 20, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Do you know what North Texas city has the highest rent, and which has seen the biggest year-over-year increases? Who has the longer commute — Dallas or Fort Worth? Where are foreign buyers moving to in the U.S.? We’ll find out all that and more in this week’s real estate news roundup. WHICH CITY HAS […]

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Now a Major Real Estate Market Force, More Milliennials Make Move to Suburbs

By Joanna England / March 19, 2018 / 2 Comments

NAR’s recent generational survey uncovered some really interesting trends. For starters, more and more Millennials are eschewing urban life and heading for the burbs, where they can afford to buy a house. Though Millennials contributed the largest share of home buyers in 2017 at 36 percent, a shortage of single-family construction has kept aspiring homebuyers […]

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Phoenix Broker Challenges NAR to Put the Stops on Zillow’s Instant Offers “Integrated Experience” NOW

By Candy Evans / June 5, 2017 / 14 Comments

Greg Hague is a Phoenix-based real estate broker and owner of Real Estate Mavericks. He is also an attorney. He is mad as hell at Zillow and “not going to take it anymore.” So Greg has started an on-line petition, that we are including here, in case you want to sign it. There are already […]

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