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Real estate guru who defrauded investors to bankroll slasher flick and fleet of Ferraris found guilty

Sep 21, 2018

Following three days of deliberation, Koerber, who at one time held $7,000 real estate seminars, was found guilty on 15 counts of fraud.

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Amazon unveils new Echo devices, Alexa microwave

Sep 20, 2018

Your might soon be hearing a lot more from Alexa around your house. On Thursday, Amazon unveiled a range of new and redesigned smart home gadgets with its popular virtual voice assistant.

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Real estate photographer sues Zillow for copyright infringement

Sep 20, 2018

A California photographer of high-end properties says his contract with agents is 'not transferrable and prohibits third party use without permission.' Zillow says his claims are without merit.

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Preview: Exclusive video interview with NYC brokerage leaders

Sep 20, 2018

Bess Freedman, co-president of Brown Harris Stevens; Clelia Peters, president of Warburg Realty and co-founder of MetaProp; and Steven James, CEO of Douglas Elliman New York will be interviewed by RealScout CEO Andrew Flachner about their new joint-effort, the Buyer Graph.

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The Real Word: What does the ‘PayPal Mafia’ mean for agents?

Sep 20, 2018

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the 'PayPal Mafia,' a supergroup of investors who are setting the tech tone in real estate, and what it means for agents. 

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Howard Hanna acquires Allen Tate Companies to form mid-Atlantic real estate giant

Sep 20, 2018

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is acquiring Allen Tate Companies to create a powerhouse real estate force in the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States.

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MailChimp launches direct mail beta, admits print’s not dead

Sep 20, 2018

Mailchimp is in beta with a direct mailing feature. Using the company's similar email template builder user interface, Mailchimp users can upload logos, custom imagery and messaging and easily control their budgets.

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Mortgage rates rise for 4th consecutive week

Sep 20, 2018

The 30-year-fixed mortgage rate averaged 4.65 percent this week, the highest since May, according to Freddie Mac’s most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Hamptons agent serenades buyers with original country song about $2M property

Sep 20, 2018

Hamptons agent Telly Karoussos decided to liven up his property listing with a short video of himself singing the home's praises.

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Existing home sales remain steady, ending 4-month slump

Sep 20, 2018

Sales of existing homes remained steady from July to August, ending four months of decline, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

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