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  • Build Your Brand on Instagram – Online Exclusive

    Mar 23, 2017
    These additional Instagram tips are meant to be read with the corresponding Insider column in the March-April issue of the Bay State Realtor® print magazine. Get your issue of Bay State Realtor® and combine all ten tips together for maximum brand-boosting results!
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  • The Fail-Proof Business Plan for 2017

    Dec 28, 2016
    I’m not sure if this is against the rules or not, but this isn’t your average article on how to write a business plan. Instead, it’s an actual business plan worksheet. So yeah, from a distance, it sort of looks like an average article. But I’ve disguised it. Our secret.
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LATEST NEWS
  • Five Steps for Making 2017 The Year You Love What You Do

    Nov 01, 2016
    According to the Realtors® I’ve taught in classes and worked with across the state, 2016 was a banner year in business. Yet, despite that success, it seems so many of us are miserable, tired, and stressed.
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  • Win for Real Estate against ‘Patent Trolls’

    Nov 01, 2016
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  • The Ultimate 'Participation Trophies'

    Nov 01, 2016
    The topic of whether every child should get a trophy for just participating on a sports team without winning continues to be a hot topic these days. As a coach and a retired “has-been” soccer player, I tend to lean to the “you only get a trophy for winning” side of the argument.
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  • Structure of CFPB Ruled Unconstitutional

    Nov 01, 2016
    On October, 11, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion in the case of PHH v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In its decision, the court ruled that the CFPB incorrectly levied a $109 million fine on a mortgage company, PHH Corp., for entering into an arrangement with mortgage insurers to refer customers to them if they bought reinsurance from PHH-affiliated reinsurers.
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  • 2017/18 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES – A LOOK FORWARD

    Nov 01, 2016
    As the year comes to a close, the MAR Government Affairs Committee and staff are working hard to prepare for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.
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