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  • Tools to Prepare for the Raging Waters

    Jul 01, 2014
    With continued low inventory being the driving market force so far this year I thought I’d write a little bit about preparation. Many market areas are still presenting highly competitive conditions for buyers and because of that it’s important to make sure they are fully prepared for the raging waters they are about to jump into.
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  • Why Learn More About High-Performance Homes?

    Jul 01, 2014
    The question of why a real estate agent in Massachusetts should take a fresh look at the high-performance home market, or the NAR Green designation, is a good one. After all, we sell homes; we don’t sell climate change solutions. At the same time, I see a huge opportunity for our industry to be part of the solution.
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  • Rental Notices and Your License Card

    Jul 01, 2014
    Answers to agents’ questions regarding real estate licensing in Massachusetts.
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  • 7 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Integrate Technology into Their Business

    Jul 01, 2014
    The Internet along with the mass development of mobile technologies has completely swept the real estate industry off its feet. The industry is in the midst of a total technological transformation. Historically, real estate agents have fought off technology. They were chained to their office desk with papers stacked miles high around the office and their landline telephones were practically glued to their hands. Today, agents can fit their office files in their pockets.
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  • A Refresher on Evictions

    Jul 01, 2014
    Whether renting a property or selling a rental property, it is important for every real estate agent to be familiar with the procedure for evicting tenants. It is often a condition of closing a sale that the property be vacant. If a licensee participates in a wrongful eviction, the licensee and a broker with whom the agent is affiliated may be subject to liability. Even providing legal advice to a property owner concerning the process for evicting a tenant could lead to liability. Refer a client who needs legal advice to a qualified attorney.
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