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Making Ethics Important
In last week's column we emphasized the distinction between ethics as a body of rules and principles and being ethical as a disposition to conform to those rules and principles. We noted that it is certainly possible to teach someone ethics, but it is a different task to lead someone to be ethical -- to internalize those principles and to be guided by them.
Smart Homes: Backed-Up Your Fridge Lately?
Soon it will be hard to buy an appliance that doesn't incorporate smart technology, but integrating appliances and systems may remain a challenge for a while. PJ Wade explores what you need to know about smart home technology.
Builder confidence in single-family home sales remains solid
The National Association of Home Builders' index for newly built single-family homes rose 1 percentage point month-over-month to 68, continuing a five-month trend of scores in the high 60s.
Keller Williams agents fired from local brokerage over Alexa Skill
Two Keller Williams agents who co-founded a separate startup company that offers an Amazon Alexa lead generation program called "My Home Agent" were abruptly fired by their Southern California franchise last week due to internal conflict surrounding their product.
Rising interest rates cost homeowners an extra $1,416 per year
According to Zillow's latest report, the hike in rates has led the monthly mortgage payment for a median-priced home to increase 15.6 percent since Aug. 2017, which breaks down to an extra $118 per month or $1,416 per year.
Ethics, injuries, disclosures and more: 8 ways not to get sued
Agents should train for these eight common missteps that can get them in trouble and even land them in court.
Agent/broker perspective: When is a real estate office too ‘top heavy’?
A top Miami brokerage is hiring new staff and executives to manage a transition, but some agents feel that the firm has become too "top heavy," with little insight being sought from successful agents. How can the broker balance these concerns?
How to make sure your clients never ever call another agent
It can take years for real estate agents to build a solid client base, so it's important to do what you can to keep your past clients loyal. Here's how to stay top-of-mind with your clients and be their agent for life.
Want more business? Send these 10 thank-you notes
Well-timed, thoughtful, hand-written notes can lead directly to referrals and new business — take it from a wide range of agents who are making this strategy their own.
Zillow officially launches Canadian listings
The wait is finally over: the first Canadian property listings are now available for perusal on the Zillow site and its mobile app.
Opendoor, Compass and their big investor are silent on Saudi Arabia controversy
Nearly half of the Softbank Vision Fund's $93 billion in total value is financed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the money controlled by the country's ruling family — $45 billion. It recently committed the same sum to another mega tech fund that SoftBank wants to raise. SoftBank is also helping the Saudi government with various economic projects, including building a new mega city and a solar firm.
More Canadian listings on deck as Zillow partners with Arizona firm
As part of the new partnership, Realty Executives International will publish listings from its Canadian franchise on Zillow.