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  • What’s a Conversion Pixel?

    Mar 01, 2016
    In digital imaging, a pixel is the smallest detectable point of an image on a screen. Many tiny pixels make up everything you see on your smart phone, desktop and T.V., but your brain only recognizes the full picture.
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  • Qualities of Highly Effective Leaders in Real Estate

    Jan 04, 2016
    The real estate industry is experiencing a tumultuous and exciting time, with many brokers struggling to keep up with the changes. Some things haven’t changed, however, according to Bill Foss, CEO of EXIT Realty Massachusetts.
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  • Massachusetts Senate Set to Vote on Bill that would be Harmful to Commonwealth’s Housing Market

    Jun 28, 2016
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  • Email, but Verify

    Apr 27, 2016
    “We were in the middle of the transaction getting close to the closing and the emails were flying back and forth,” said Arnold Humphry*, a Realtor® on Cape Cod. “The buyer and his attorney got an email from the ‘lender’ instructing them to wire the funds by the end of the day instead of bringing a check to the closing…”
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  • Is Your Insurance Program Up-To-Date with Your Practice?

    Apr 27, 2016
    Changing economies, technology, and social mores require all businesses to keep up with the times. Those that don’t increase their liabilities and decrease their chances for success. This is more than relevant for real estate professionals. Consider drone usage, TRID and Dodd-Frank, millennial buyers, cyber breaches–were any of these on your radar even a few years ago? Those items and others have changed the manner in which real estate practices operate, but not everyone has made the adjustments needed to stay current.
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  • Legal Realtor - What’s the ‘Score?’ Understanding Credit and Lending Risks

    Apr 27, 2016
    The 2015 movie, The Big Short, highlighted bank abuses that led to the financial crisis of 2008. Loans had been issued to numerous borrowers with little regard to annual income or creditworthiness.
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  • The Value of Realtor® Day on Beacon Hill

    Apr 27, 2016
    Perhaps you’ve heard your fellow colleagues and Realtors® talk about the value they get from Realtor® Day on Beacon Hill: the networking, the grassroots efforts, the sense of community. Maybe you’ve experienced it yourself.
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