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Rocket Mortgage strikes big advertising deal with Realtor.com

Housing Wire

Realtor.com and Rocket Mortgage , two of the biggest companies in the digital real estate space, have formed a key advertising partnership that their competitors are sure to notice. The post Rocket Mortgage strikes big advertising deal with Realtor.com appeared first on HousingWire.

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Opinion: CRA for IMBs won’t work as advertised

Housing Wire

The post Opinion: CRA for IMBs won’t work as advertised appeared first on HousingWire. The state of New York recently adopted legislation applying the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to nonbank mortgage lenders, also known as independent mortgage banks (IMBs).

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Judge dismisses false advertising claims against NAR

Valuation Review

A federal judge has granted the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) motion to dismiss claims the trade association engaged in false advertising or deceptive acts. However, a real estate technology company’s antitrust lawsuit against NAR and Zillow Group may still move forward

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Improving Your Commercial Appraisal Advertising

Real Quantum

Improving Your Commercial Appraisal Advertising. N o matter how niche your business is, advertising is key to growing your operations and ensuring that sales are constantly coming in. In particular, commercial appraisers who invest in advertising can end up landing more business projects. With 2021 on the horizon, revisiting commercial appraisal advertising operations as early as now can put your business in the ideal position to start the year off right.

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Are You Saying No to Future Business?

The Appraiser Coach

I’ve begun to notice that retirement is starting to creep up on me a little bit, and I’m starting to wonder if I’m really ready. I recently decided to get. Read More.

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5 Creative Property Management Advertising Ideas to Stand Out

Mashvisor

Property management is one of the most lucrative sectors in the real estate business.

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The Language Barrier

The Appraiser Coach

Language is important. We often get so caught up in the moment, so laser-focused on how we feel about something, that we become casual in the verbiage that we use. Read More.

Business 311
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Head, Shoulders, Knees, and … Shoes?

The Appraiser Coach

Let’s talk about shoes. Now I know, you may not expect businessmen and professionals to talk about shoes. Surely, they have more important things to think about. Nevertheless, the. Read More.

Business 294
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Can You Photograph A Smell?

The Appraiser Coach

You may have heard that you can’t have opinions about the color of a room or shaggy carpet as you’re doing your job and walking through homes… that’s dead wrong. Read More.

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The Monster in the Closet

The Appraiser Coach

A good appraiser knows that delegation can be an efficient and productive choice for their business, but the thought of that choice is often accompanied by fear. This comes up.

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P.U. – No Longer Just a Bad Smell

The Appraiser Coach

Years ago, I went on a nation-wide tour where I met with appraisers in several cities. We discussed what I do as an appraiser and business owner, and how they. Read More.

Appraisal 195
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Less Isn’t Always More

The Appraiser Coach

I’ve been asked how much should be filled out on site during a mobile appraisal. I know there’s a lot of ways out there to do this; there are almost. Read More.

Business 310
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Smart Inspections

The Appraiser Coach

I was recently contacted by an individual with a question. This woman said that she has been using an iPad for years to do her mobile inspections, but had heard. Read More.

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When There’s No Comparison

The Appraiser Coach

If you’ve been a part of the appraisal world for long, you’ve had this experience. You’ve just submitted a completed report that you feel pretty good about. Soon afterward, however, Read More.

Business 305
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How to be a Savvy First-Time Homebuyer

Housing Wire

Paid Advertisement Citi citi video 1 citi video 2 Special Report Special ReportsThe post How to be a Savvy First-Time Homebuyer appeared first on HousingWire.

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Meta rolls out new system to address housing ad discrimination

Housing Wire

announced on Monday the rollout of a new system to address algorithmic discrimination in housing advertisements after more than a year of negotiations with the Department of Justice (DOJ). Meta Platforms , formerly known as Facebook Inc.

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Living Room vs Family Room

The Appraiser Coach

Have you ever walked into a house and thought, what room did I just walk into? Identifying and analyzing rooms will make a big difference for your customers and for. Read More.

Training 310
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Delegate, Delegate, Delegate!

The Appraiser Coach

I was in a group meeting recently where we were talking with small business owners and trying to help them with some of the problems they were facing. Read More.

Business 308
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Supporting Your International VA’s

The Appraiser Coach

Do you have a virtual assistant hired? Many appraisers have found this to be a great way to get needed tasks accomplished without having to do them yourself. You may.

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Taking Your Business to Soaring New Heights

The Appraiser Coach

I love my coaching. There’s just something about helping other people succeed that brings me a lot of joy! Something that comes up a lot during my coaching interviews with. Read More.

Business 195
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Mr. Always Right

The Appraiser Coach

In the appraisal world, people ask you questions all the time. Some of those questions you can prepare for, and others come completely out of left field. In either scenario, Read More.

Business 217
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You Go Your Way, and I’ll Go Mine

The Appraiser Coach

Many of you know that I don’t do partnerships. I’ve had some negative experiences in the past, and I don’t like the idea of being a part of one again. Read More.

Appraisal 195
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Don’t Be Alice!

The Appraiser Coach

In his classic novel Alice in Wonderland, author Lewis Carroll teaches an important principle through the character of the Cheshire Cat. Lost in the woods and faced with a crossroads, Read More.

Business 309
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When Money Makes Itself

The Appraiser Coach

Idaho is a gorgeous state! I live in the backyard of the Teton Mountain Range and Yellowstone National Park, and I love going to the hills. Hiking through groves of. Read More.

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Connecting With Agents

The Appraiser Coach

When it comes to getting business, a lot of us like to go for the “low-hanging fruit.” AMCs are a wonderful source of that “easy to get” business. They’ve been. Read More.

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Preparing For The Unexpected

The Appraiser Coach

I’ve been known to talk a lot about preparing for the unpredictable. A while back someone asked me a question about it. In essence their question was, “Dustin, how can. Read More.

Appraisal 195
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Rental Schedules Without an Appraisal?

The Appraiser Coach

Can you do a rental schedule on a property that you have not appraised? This was a question recently asked in my closed Facebook All-Stars group. Within this private group, Read More.

Appraisal 311
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Finding Comps in Non-Disclosure States

The Appraiser Coach

All three states that I’m licensed in, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, are non-disclosure states. I’ve never worked in a disclosure state and so I’m always a bit surprised when I’m. Read More.

Business 327
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Agents, Don’t Skip the Appraisal

The Appraiser Coach

Appraisers have been accused of being “speed bumps” in the lending process. We frustrate buyers, sellers, loan officers and, sometimes, real estate agents. In some ways, I can understand their. Read More.

Agents 311
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Get Non-Lender Work with Video

The Appraiser Coach

As a coach, I’m teaching appraisers on a constant basis. A lot of them are interested in doing non-lender work but they aren’t sure how to attract that work. Really, Read More.

Appraisal 311
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Saving Photos as an Appraiser

The Appraiser Coach

It is no secret that we as appraisers take a lot of photos. I probably take about 20-25 per house that I inspect. Then there are all the comp photos. Read More.

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Realtors Are Professionals Too

The Appraiser Coach

As an appraiser, you’re a real estate professional and you are in the business of valuing property. Inevitably, at some point in your career, you’re going to make another real. Read More.

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Dear Appraisers, Why do You Care about Your Competition’s Fees

The Appraiser Coach

As appraisers we often wear at least two different hats. You have heard me talk about the business owner cap versus the technician cap. While we often play both roles, Read More.

Appraisal 312
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Over Promise and Under Deliver

The Appraiser Coach

There are certain principles of good work and challenges that come when starting or running any business. Much of what we learn as business owners can also be passed on. Read More.

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How To Determine Time Adjustments

The Appraiser Coach

I recently had a question come in from a follower regarding how to best make time adjustments in this crazy world of multiple offers and offers over list. It was. Read More.

Appraisal 311
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The Mysterious “Company Policy”

The Appraiser Coach

Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, my daughter was doing some volunteer work in South America, helping people who have been rescued from the human trafficking industry. She was down there. Read More.

Business 195
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Can You Be an Appraiser and an Agent at the Same Time?

The Appraiser Coach

It is possible to be simultaneously licensed and practicing as a real estate appraiser while also being a licensed and practicing real estate agent. The answer is yes, but there. Read More.

Agents 310
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Take the Plunge!

The Appraiser Coach

A little over a year ago, I went on a vacation with my family to Glacier National Park. While we were there, we took everyone on a hike to St. Read More.

Appraisal 195
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Appraisers: Fraud is Not Okay

The Appraiser Coach

Some people might say a public forum isn’t the place to air this dirty laundry, but this is not really a public forum. Of my thousands of readers, very few. Read More.

Appraisal 311
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Charge Your Batteries!

The Appraiser Coach

A couple years ago, I went out and bought a new camping trailer. This trailer, like many other recreational 5th wheels, has a battery that powers it. But this battery. Read More.

Business 195