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Commissions, Inc. acquires TigerLead from Move

Fidelity National subsidiary continues growth, buys real estate agent lead generator
Earlier this year, Fidelity National Financial, the nation’s largest title insurance company, acquired Commissions, Inc., a provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for residential real estate agents and agent teams, pledging to grow the company’s business. Now, CINC’s product suite is about to get a little larger, as the company plans to acquire TigerLead, a real estate agent lead generator, from Move, Inc.
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Dispatch from #HousingOurFuture: Not enough real estate agents are "culturally sensitive"

Asian and Hispanic mortgage markets set to boom
In the coming decades, the rate of homeownership among Hispanics and Asians will roughly double, and the housing industry is not ready, a panel of experts said Friday. Mortgage bankers and real estate agents are not equipped to appropriately deal with these communities, according to panelists at the Housing America's Family Forum underway today in Dallas.
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Top 5 interview questions to ask your Realtor

Agents give insight into what you should look for
Navigating your first home purchase can be a complicated process, so it's important to get the right Realtor on your side. Here are the top five questions you should ask your agent in the interview process, according to some experts.
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Zillow partnering with Facebook to increase real estate agents' reach

Listing information can now be targeted to specific Facebook users
In a move that shows how much better companies are getting at reaching their desired audiences no matter where they are, Zillow announced a partnership this week with Facebook that will allow Realtors and real estate agents to target potential homebuyers directly on their Facebook feed.
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Low down payment mortgages can compete in today's market

Redfin advice to sellers: "The highest offer is not necessarily the best"
Despite the growing prominence of low down payment mortgages, first-time homebuyers believe they need to put 20% down to compete in today’s market. The market is changing though, and a new survey of real estate agents shows that low down payment mortgages can and do compete. Sellers are even recognizing this.
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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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Here's how low inventory impacts 3 top housing markets differently

Not all markets created equal
Summer, while it’s not over, is shaping up to be less than hoped for, with agents surprised at how quickly demand faded through the season. Each month, Credit Suisse surveys agents about trends in buyer traffic levels for homebuilders in the top homebuilder markets. This is how the top three performed. Hint: They’re all very different.
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Fidelity National Financial acquires Commissions, Inc.

Plans expansion of CRM platform for real estate agents
Fidelity National Financial, the nation's largest title insurance company, announced Tuesday that the company is acquiring Commissions, Inc., a provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for residential real estate agents and agent teams, with an eye towards expansion.
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