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Want a free Bentley? Sell this house

Agent who finds buyer for $10 million house gets added bonus
Ben Lane
Whoever finds a buyer for the nearly $10 million home will not only get his or her commission on the sale, the seller is also throwing in a new a 2015 Bentley at no charge. Just consider it a little cherry on top of your normal compensation.
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Stalkers can use profile information against Realtors

Potential stalker creeping out Mass. real estate agents
Trey Garrison
Real estate agents often put their personal information out there, as it can help clients connect with them. Unfortunately, it may also be helping out suspected stalkers like this one in Massachusetts.
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Prediction: Realtors almost totally unnecessary by 2025

Report predicts half of today’s occupations gone in 10 years
Trey Garrison
Buying a home may become more of an online process than you can even imagine now – especially by the year 2025.
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Can subprime loans solve the credit crunch?

Could re-energize the housing market
Daren Blomquist and Peter Miller
This means that right now, today, lenders can offer FHA-insured subprime loans, loans where the lender has no risk because the FHA provides 100% coverage for any lender losses. Do lenders make such loans? Not hardly.
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Chinese investors remain an X Factor for the US housing market

So what does this mean for homeowners and buyers?
Richard Green

A wealthy buyer from China can look at even the most expensive California markets like San Marino and think, “I can get a lot of house there without spending a lot of money.”


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Realtor confidence on home price growth slips, but solid

Members less confident than trade economists on coming year
Trey Garrison
Members of the National Association of Realtors expect home prices to increase modestly in the next 12 months, with the median expected price increase at 3.5%, according to data gathered from the August 2014 Realtor Confidence Index Survey.
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Search continues for Arkansas Realtor after suspect arrest

Friends, real estate agents, volunteers comb rural, watery area
Trey Garrison
The search for Beverly Carter, the Arkansas Realtor who has been missing since Sept. 25, continued Monday into the evening even after the arrest of a suspect on the charge of kidnapping.
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Pending home sales slowed in August

NAR forecasts existing home sales to be down 3% for 2014
Trey Garrison
Pending home sales slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced declines except for the West, which rose for the fourth consecutive month.
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New details emerge about missing Arkansas Realtor - Updated

Area real estate agents pitch in for search effort, strange texts from her phone
Trey Garrison
North Little Rock area real estate agents have volunteered for search efforts and have been blanketing the area, looking for information or evidence, and passing out fliers with information about Carter.
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Agent alert: Start-up delivers real estate brokerage for 1% commission

LevelRE utilizes technology and empowers homeowners to cut costs
Ben Lane
The site also utilizes “proprietary technology” to simplify the real estate process by giving customers the ability to list, price, search, bid, and negotiate in real time from their laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone, with the assistance of licensed real estate agents and professional support staff, the company said in a release. And it does all of this for a commission rate of 1% of the sales price.
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