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I filled up yesterday. $4.75/gallon for premium. What is the cost in your market? Is the high price changing your driving habits?
Changing Land Use Policy -Increasing Density is part of the solution for affordable housing – NIMBYs and YIMBYs
From all indications the Federal Government and the White House intend to change Land Use Policy in the United States and it is coming to a city or town near you.
Over the last 30 years or so, certain books have had a major impact on my thoughts, perceptions, and my understanding of technology adoption, and integration into our society, our cultures, and our businesses. Books which helped me create and shape the socializing...
"Only pay for what you need." "Liberty, liberty, li ber ty. Li ber ty." Liberty Mutual Insurance slogan, on television every night for the last few years, "socializing" the idea that "one size fits all" is not in the best interest of consumers. The same message could...
In this podcast, land use strategist and author Chris Leinberger discusses the key role that Walkable Oriented Development (WOD) plays in offering solutions to the housing crisis.
The most commonly provided benefit to firm staff of all levels was errors and omissions/liability insurance, while the most common tools provided or encouraged by firms were e-]signature, comparative market analysis, electronic contracts/forms, and multiple listing.
The National Association of Realtors’ 2021 Profile of Real Estate Firms How many agents work in your office? How many offices does your broker operate? NAR Report Finds Four Out of Five Real Estate Firms Operated From a Single Office in 2020 The National Association...
In California, Florida, Alabama and Georgia (Thompson and Palsson cases), the courts have decreed that one need not be a REALTOR member to access MLS. In those states, to require such would be an example of illegal tying.
Nonetheless, the principles define the housing finance direction that a future, market-oriented Congress and administration should take. In the meantime, all mortgage actors should try to protect themselves against the increased credit risk that Fannie and Freddie, under orders from the FHFA, will be generating.
NAR’s counsel explained that the Antitrust Division’s commitments to (1) close the investigations of the Participation Rule and Clear Cooperation Policy; and (2) withdraw the related CIDs were the only benefits that NAR received from the settlement agreement, and thus the closing letter, which memorialized those commitments, was a key part of NAR’s decision to enter into the settlement agreement, including the Stipulation and Consent Judgment.
What will the person we today refer to as a real estate agent be doing in the real estate marketplace of tomorrow, say 3 to 5 years from now? What skills will be required?
You have porobably heard that the DOJ backed out of its settlement conversations with NAR over the current DOJ law suit against NAR by the DOJ. The DOJ backed out on July 8. The date is significant, because the next shoe dropped the next day. On July 9, the White...