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A Huge “Thank You” to the National Association of REALTORS®

I have been a member of the National Association of REALTORS® as long as I can remember and as long as I have been licensed. I wouldn’t have it any other way.  It is the one expense I write a check for every year that I truly feel is one of the best yearly investments […]

One Person Can Make a Huge Difference

Denise and Byron

Recently, I traveled to New Orleans to speak at the National Association of Realtors Convention for the Women’s Council of REALTORS®. I had never been to New Orleans before and was excited to see what was in store for me there. I traveled with Shauna from my company and we stayed at a hotel that […]

QRM Mortgage Rule: What You Need to Know

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In 2010 the federal government enacted the banking reform bill developed to address the financial crisis and the number of homeowners who lost their homes due to too liberal lending practices. While additional regulations were needed, the result was that many of the resulting lending requirements were too strict and due to “risk retention” requirements […]

Ask Denise: Designations & Certifications

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I am having business cards made. I am doing a two-sided card, but all my designation and certification logos won’t fit on there. What should I do? A:  Since we create brands for agents, which usually includes creating templates for letterhead, notecards, business cards, etc, this is a question we are asked a […]

Report from the National Association of REALTORS® Conference

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Last week, I had the privilege of attending the National Association of REALTORS® Conference in San Francisco. There were a number of highlights on my trip, including speaking to the Women’s Council of REALTORS® on the power of Memorable Marketing. Additionally, I got to know a number of fantastic agents who visited my booth to […]

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How much do you really know about international home buyers? Take the 10 question NAR Quiz and find out! Click here to go take the quiz  

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According to the National Association of REALTORS, existing home sales went up another 4.2% in May, with prices increasing into double digits over last year. To read the entire article and watch NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun explain the situation and what to expect moving forwards: please click here.

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Mortgage Applications Drop – but what is the full story? The Wall Street Journal reported that mortgage applications dropped 9% last week, but that doesn’t mean that the housing market is cooling. This drop was fueled by rising interest rates (up to 3.9% this past week – the highest since May of 2012) and a […]

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The National Association of REALTORS® released an infographic this week on their average member profiles. One interesting statistic: the average agent earned 21% of his or her business through repeat clients and 21% through past client and customer referrals. How do your stats stack up?

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The National Association of REALTORS® Nationwide Open House Weekend is this weekend, April 20th and 21st! Check your local Association office for resources! To visit for more open house statistics, please Click Here.  

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