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2020 Real Estate Newsmakers: The Inspirations and the Trailblazers

Accomplishments in business. Charitable contributions. Daring leadership. Out-of-the-box thinking. Over the course of the past year, RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers contributed to the housing industry in numerous ways, bettering their communities, consumers and larger sphere, across eight categories: Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters. Here, we showcase their stories. Scott Furman […]

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Celebrating 40 Years: RISMedia’s John Featherston Reflects

(Above) Scenes from my desk during the company’s early days Editor’s Note: In 2020, RISMedia is commemorating our 40th year, and celebrating our incredible milestone with photos, stories and more, in Real Estate magazine and on RISMedia.com. We extend our gratitude to our partners for their steadfast support, and to you, our readers, for allowing […]

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2020 Real Estate Newsmakers: Inside the Issue

Recently, RISMedia announced its 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers, a group of 300 individuals in the industry making news in positive and powerful ways. The 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers include Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters, along with the third-annual Hall of Fame Newsmakers. In the January issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine, you’ll […]

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Disruptor Roundup: Majordomo Looks to Deliver Clarity to Home Inspections

Editor’s Note: The Disruptor Roundup analyzes companies implementing unconventional models. While each agent and inspector has their own way of navigating the home inspection process, this part of the transaction has largely remained the same over the past several years. Now, however, a company called Majordomo, founded in 2017 in Corvallis, Ore., is looking to […]

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Treating Agents as Family

Juan Navia Broker/Owner Realty ONE Group Evolution Miami, Fla. Region Served: South Florida Years in Real Estate: 15 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 250 Realty ONE Group credits you with running two very successful branch offices. What is your management philosophy? Give great customer service. I reply really quickly to text messages and […]

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Affordability Challenges Eroding Growth in the Job Market

In dozens of the largest markets in the nation, costly housing is linked to a lukewarm job market, according to findings from the National Association of REALTORS®. From 2014 to 2018, affordability deteriorated in 81 housing markets, NAR researchers uncovered—and, as of the third quarter of 2019, 34, or approximately 42 percent, are experiencing fewer […]

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2020 Real Estate Newsmakers: The Crusaders and the Influencers

Accomplishments in business. Charitable contributions. Daring leadership. Out-of-the-box thinking. Over the course of the past year, RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers contributed to the housing industry in numerous ways, bettering their communities, consumers and larger sphere, across eight categories: Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters. Here, we showcase their stories. Rosamaria Acuña […]

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#UsToo! NAGLREP Applauds NAR Introducing Fair Housing Action Plan

We have entered a new decade, but remain in some really interesting times. Despite a recent spike in hate crimes, we have seen a rise in the appreciation for, and understanding of, diverse groups. We hope that this understanding will work towards overpowering the divisive rhetoric and behavior of the few. The National Association of […]

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Are Your Agents Looking for a Great Investment?

NAR PULSE— Encourage them to invest in what they know best: real estate. They can start by joining NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness on Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. CT for a FREE webinar, Win Your Future: Investing for REALTORS®. Register today at NAR.realtor/CFFW/webinars. Make a Happy Vision Statement Look ahead with confidence: REALTORS® […]

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NAR: Americans Bullish on Buying, Selling

Despite absent homes and increasing prices, Americans are confident in the housing market and their ability to buy or sell successfully, according to new research. As of the fourth quarter of 2019, 74 percent of Americans felt optimistic regarding selling, the National Association of REALTORS® recently reported, while 63 percent were confident in home-buying. Thirty-three […]

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