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Protecting Your Personal Safety as a Realtor®


By: Kelly Leighton on March 3rd, 2021 in Industry News “Awareness is the cornerstone of safety,” said Jennifer Cassetta, a self defense expert. Cassetta suggests bringing a detective mindset to your real estate business to help protect yourself. Background work is key. While… Read more

Home Maintenance Tips to Stay Ahead of Repairs


By: Kelly Leighton on March 2nd, 2021 in Industry News Homeownership can be overwhelming and keeping up with the little things can seem exhausting. Where do your homeowners begin? Chris Janiak, the homecare pro at Hippo, said there are a few easy things… Read more

Terminating an Agreement of Sale


By: Jim Goldsmith, Esq. on February 26th, 2021 in Industry News There are occasions where the Agreement of Sale may be terminated for reasons other than the exercise of an option or right granted by its terms. A previously published JustListed article examined the Notice of… Read more

3 Apps Guaranteed to Save You Time


Agents are busy. Very busy. The one sunny break in an otherwise gloomy economic forecast during the pandemic has been the real estate industry. Home sale activity has exceeded the most optimistic projections, and many agents have… Read more

Avoid Liability in ‘Sight Unseen’ Sales


by Deanne M. Rymarowicz Key Takeaways:  More buyers than ever are making offers without setting foot inside a home Disappointed purchasers most often bring claims against a real estate broker when they discover a previously unidentified defect or… Read more

What Are Specialized Professional Services?


Those of you who teach the NAR Code of Ethics probably zeroed right in on these words that come from Article 11. That Article cautions practitioners to stay within their “field of competence.” although exceptions permit one… Read more

More Retirees Relocating


By: Kelly Leighton on February 4th, 2021 in Industry News The old cliché is that everyone retires to the beach, right? Well if 2020 proved anything, it’s that there is no “normal” anymore. While the warmer states are still popular for retirement,… Read more

Real Estate Content Marketing: 5 Easy Tips to Follow


When you're investing in content, you're focusing on providing value to your potential clients. This makes content marketing one of the most effective ways to generate seller and buyer leads. Wondering how to make real estate content… Read more

A Higher Calling


From my vantage and from what I hear from brokers, 2020 was a banner year.  At least for residential sales.   Perhaps that is not so in all reaches of the Commonwealth, but I hope you had a… Read more

5G, Smart Masks: Emerging Tech for Real Estate in 2021


January 12, 2021  by Melissa Dittmann Tracey   “Innovation tends to accelerate in times of economic downturn,” Steve Koenig, vice president of research at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), said Monday during the virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show. You’ve… Read more