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  • A Lock and Key Is Not Enough

    Feb 25, 2015
    In recent years, computer hackers have accessed customer information and employee data at Home Depot, Target, Staples, and Sony Pictures Entertainment to name a few. Their efforts have compromised credit cards, social security numbers, bank accounts, and other financial records.
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  • Growing a Business to Last: Top Brokerages and Their Staying Power

    Feb 25, 2015
    Every experienced REALTOR® knows that housing markets constantly evolve. While some REALTORS® and brokerages get in and out of the market with speed, others manage to withstand economic pressure and stay in business for decades.
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVES
  • How to Tap the ‘House-Buying Generation’

    Dec 31, 2014
    A few weeks ago the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported that despite an improving job market and low interest rates, the share of first-time buyers fell to its lowest point in nearly three decades.
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LATEST NEWS
  • Looking Ahead at the Industry Helps Shape Your Future

    Sep 23, 2014
    Real estate changes every single year. For real estate professionals and big businesses, it’s not about watching these changes, but adjusting to the new, the ideas and the challenges that are brought on each time. Some may choose to adapt slowly, at a dinosaur like pace, while others choose to ride right along with the current, and conform to these changes while growing with the new.
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  • We Hear You

    Sep 23, 2014
    The formal definition of an Association is “an organization of people with a common purpose.” My job as president is to help guide this great Association that we’ve all built together, each and every member, for the purpose of providing a successful environment for us to work on the transfer of real property on behalf of the consumer.
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  • The “Do Not Call” Registry

    Sep 23, 2014
    My name is Jennifer and I can lower the interest rate on your credit card. Press “1” for more information. How aggravating are such calls? Both federal and state laws are in place to protect consumers from these annoyances.
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  • Broker License vs. Business License

    Sep 23, 2014
    Answers to agents’ questions regarding real estate licensing in Massachusetts.
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  • Help Homeowners Sell

    Sep 23, 2014
    Plenty of home sellers worry about curb appeal, decluttering their home, and making rooms attractive as they put their houses on the market during peak buying season. There is one other element that can also help increase the value and desirability of your home: energy efficiency.
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