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Exclusive: Is There Hazardous Waste in Your Property?

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There’s nothing like a house that’s ready to sell. The floors sparkle, the light bulbs burn bright, the scent of fresh cookies wafts through the air, and dangerous chemicals threaten to poison anyone who sets foot on the property… Wait, what? According to Drew Boyles, the founder of waste-removal company HazAwayToday, the problem is more common than you might think. And the removal process itself? Challenging, to say the least. “Movers, …

Do You Live in the Most Fun City in America?

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We all know that feeling: when a client walks in, sits across from you, and says, “You know what? I want to live somewhere incredibly boring.” No? Go figure. It turns out that most people want to be able to have fun in their new ‘hood. Fortunately, WalletHub has compiled a list of the 150 largest U.S. cities and ranked them based on 51 key entertainment metrics, including variety, nightlife, dining, …

New on Alpha: SMS/Share

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Share reports with your clients in more formats than ever! Here at The MLS, we’re constantly striving to improve the technology we provide to our members. We have a lot of exciting new features to share! Check out the details on our newest feature below:     Share Fig. 1: Example of “Share” button The user will now be able to share reports through a variety of channels: email, SMS (text …

How Family-Friendly is Your City?

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  Moving is hard. Moving with children? Monumentally harder. When left to their own devices, buyers can find it excruciatingly difficult to determine what areas would be best for both their children and for them. Fortunately, WalletHub has stepped in. They’ve analyzed 150 U.S. cities based on population, providing scores based on qualities like the relative cost of housing, proximity to health care, school district quality, and recreational opportunities. Based on …

Coming Soon to the Alpha Listing Search!

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Here at The MLS, we’re constantly striving to improve the technology we provide to our members. As a result of these efforts, we have a lot of exciting new features in development, nearly ready for our users to enjoy. Here’s a preview of what we have in store… Radius Search The new radius search feature will give users the ability to search for listings within a designated distance from their desired …

The Pragmatic vs. The Personal: Working With Unrealistic Sellers

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One of the most frustrating things that an agent can experience is a seller who, against the agent’s best efforts, will insist on overpricing their property. In those cases, it’s hard to know how to proceed. National Speaker for Homes.com Joe Sesso has five key pieces of advice for agents who might be experiencing this all-too-common frustration. 1. Understand where they’re coming from Says Sesso, “Selling a house is easy. Selling …

Zillow Study Busts First-Time Buyer Myths

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Everything you think you know about first-time buyers is wrong. This new info comes fresh from a recent 160-question Zillow Group survey conducted with 13,000 homebuyers and sellers who closed transactions in 2016. The results of the survey bust several prevalent first-time buyer myths wide open and are soon to be released for the general public’s access. For starters? In 2016, a whopping 53 percent of all buyer sales were to …