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7 habits of highly effective real estate agents

Some of the seven habits of highly effective real estate pros include expanding their network, staying top-of-mind with leads and generating referrals.

Some of the seven habits of highly effective real estate pros include expanding their network, staying top-of-mind with leads and generating referrals.

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More vets, military members using VA loans for homes

Because of the program’s affordability, a total of 740K VA loans were made last year – a record for a single year and up more than 300K from three years ago.

Because of the program’s affordability, a total of 740K VA loans were made last year – a record for a single year and up more than 300K from three years ago.

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Florida Realtors gives thanks

On Thursday and Friday, Florida Realtors’ offices will be closed for Thanksgiving. Florida Realtors News, the Tech Helpline and Legal Hotline will return on Monday.

On Thursday and Friday, Florida Realtors’ offices will be closed for Thanksgiving. Florida Realtors News, the Tech Helpline and Legal Hotline will return on Monday.

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Realtors square up after House passes tax bill

NAR Pres. Elizabeth Mendenhall says, “the real work to shape this debate is just getting started.” NAR calls the bill a tax hike on many middle-class homeowners and says it would lower property values for all homeowners.

NAR Pres. Elizabeth Mendenhall says, “the real work to shape this debate is just getting started.” NAR calls the bill a tax hike on many middle-class homeowners and says it would lower property values for all homeowners.

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Why aren’t more homeowners becoming sellers?

Survey: Many homeowners want to sell but they don’t want to buy, and the recent volatile market has made them skittish. As a result, they control today’s market on both sides, and “reassuring these individuals is the key to unlocking inventory.”

Survey: Many homeowners want to sell but they don’t want to buy, and the recent volatile market has made them skittish. As a result, they control today’s market on both sides, and “reassuring these individuals is the key to unlocking inventory.”

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Call for Action: Don’t harm Fla.’s vacation-home buyers

If tourists buy a second home now, they qualify for the IRS mortgage-interest deduction. But next year? maybe not. Tell Congress to protect our second-home owners. http://www.floridarealtors.org/callforaction

If tourists buy a second home now, they qualify for the IRS mortgage-interest deduction. But next year? maybe not. Tell Congress to protect our second-home owners. http://www.floridarealtors.org/callforaction

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