Improving Your Business

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BombBomb: Humanizing your connections through easy-to-use video messaging
BombBomb: Humanizing your connections through easy-to-use video messaging

“Video messaging has been a total game changer for me. It is inexpensive, saves me a ton of time and is ridiculously easy to use, but most importantly, it humanizes my interactions with my clients.” — Anne Ewasko

NAR: ‘Don’t panic, keep contracting’
NAR: ‘Don’t panic, keep contracting’

The National Association of Realtors sends a message to members that it is working to ensure that the proposed Protecting the Right to Organize Act will not hurt their status as independent contractors.

Ending 1031s hurts land conservation, farmers
Ending 1031s hurts land conservation, farmers

The land conservation and farming communities need to come together and let Congress know how vital the like-kind exchange is to the future of our land and that it must continue.

Guaranteed Rate launches tech company
Guaranteed Rate launches tech company

The new technology streamlines workflow in the mortgage industry.

How will the stimulus bill help real estate?
How will the stimulus bill help real estate?

The stimulus bill includes aid for state and local governments, new homeowners, small businesses and renters.

When Fannie met Freddie
When Fannie met Freddie

If Realtors, lenders and homebuyers are the stars of the real estate show, Fannie and Freddie are the unseen producers who bankroll the production from backstage.

Builder associations oppose carried interest tax reform
Builder associations oppose carried interest tax reform

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) opposes the change because it would raise taxes on the multifamily housing industry and on real estate investment partnerships.

First American launches real estate podcast
First American launches real estate podcast

The podcast, hosted by First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi and available on major podcasting platforms, offers insight on housing, affordability and related economic topics.

Biden moves to reverse Trump housing policy
Biden moves to reverse Trump housing policy

The order directs the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to reexamine Trump Administration changes to Obama-era fair housing rules.

New city portal tracks zoning appeals projects
New city portal tracks zoning appeals projects

It enables interested parties to conduct a quick search for all projects appealing a decision before the Zoning Board of Appeal.

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