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California Realtors getting nervous about housing market future

CAR's 2016 housing predictions came true, now what?
Now more than half a year into 2016, and the California Association of Realtors’ predictions that a shortage of available inventory and continued high costs would limit improvements in 2016 are coming true. And looking at the latest CAR report, it appears to be getting to Realtors.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Airbnb’s new partnership aids natural disaster victims

And new apps changing the industry
In this week’s cup of coffee, we take a look into one of Airbnb’s new ventures: a partnership that could aid natural disaster victims in Colorado by offering free housing for those in need. Also, weigh in on your thoughts about what Realtors should be required to disclose about a home, and the disastrous consequences to homeowners if they don’t.
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Is your real estate agent a criminal?

A look inside the process to become an agent
Is real estate a beacon to ex criminals who can’t get a job anywhere else? While this kind of question can’t give an easy answer, we take a look at the process and see just how much it takes to become a real estate agent.
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Houston Realtors warned to be on lookout for "foot fetish creep"

Man tells agents to remove their shoes for better cell phone reception
Houston-area Realtors and real estate agents, especially female ones, need to be on the lookout for a “foot fetish creep” who is targeting local agents, the Houston Association of Realtors warned its members. While the man is on the phone with a female agent, he asks the agent to describe her footwear and will usually request that she take off her shoes for “improved cell phone reception.”
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Realtor wins bronze for #TeamUSA

Alex Naddour wins medal for pommel horse
When Alex Naddour won the bronze medal for pommel horse in the 2016 Olympics this past Sunday, he shattered a 32-year pommel horse drought for Team USA. He also brought a bit of fame to the Realtor community and his home state of Arizona. As if he wasn’t already doing enough, Naddour is an official member of NAR. From everyone here at HousingWire, congratulations!
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NAR: Real estate appraisers should use drones

FAA published much-awaited rules
The much-anticipated drone rules from the Federal Aviation Administration are finally out. According to the new rule, the usage of drones is now allowed for real estate professionals. Real estate appraisers should take advantage of this new breakthrough, here’s why.
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Zillow acquires Bridge Interactive

MLS back-office software provider
“Bridge Interactive has an outstanding team that has pioneered some of the industry’s most innovative solutions for helping MLSs and brokers manage their data,” said Errol Samuelson, Zillow chief industry development officer.
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