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    Reformers See Opening to Address Racist Appraisals

    It is not often that you can so easily capture hundreds of years of racial discrimination in the view from one street. But in the city of St. Louis, Missouri, along a line called the Delmar Divide, it barely takes a glance. On one side lies the neighborhoods where white residents, assisted by city leaders…

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    Buzzing 2021 Market Helps Real Estate Companies Join the Fortune 500

    Coming off one of the best years in real estate history, several companies that capitalized on 2021’s tailwinds made their way onto the 2022 Fortune 500. The list, released Monday, ranked companies by their revenues in their fiscal year of 2021, with a threshold of $6.4 billion—up 19% from the year prior. It was a…

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    Mortgage Applications Drop Again This Week

    Mortgage applications decreased 1.2% from one week earlier, according to this week’s Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The drop marks a second week of declines after several consecutive gains in the 2% range, indicating that rising rates, economic uncertainty and continued low inventory may be putting a longer-term damper on both…

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    Home Sellers Are Looking Out of Town for Next Home in 2022

    As affordability challenges continue to strain the pool of prospective buyers, new data from realtor.com® indicates that relocating is growing in popularity among house hunters looking to move out and up. While inventory constraints continue to weigh on the spring market, a May 24th survey showed that buyers continue to be squeezed out of the…

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    Zillow Lists Top Markets for 2022 So Far

    Before a buyer can even consider which home they want to buy, they must first decide what type of neighborhood they want to live in. According to research conducted by Zillow, the types of neighborhoods that buyers prefer is changing. Market gauging of buyer interest has caused a reversal of the norm, where during Q1…

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    Social Media and Marketing Tips for Your Real Estate Niche – Part 4: Urban Markets

    Real estate is constant, especially in cities. With high-rise buildings filled with hundreds of apartments to townhouses lining city streets, agents in these urban markets have to be on top of their game, especially amongst a sea of competition. But how can real estate professionals stand out in populated cities with thousands of agents and…

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    Get Recognized Online—Instantly!

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    A Supportive and Caring Culture

    Dave Parks Broker/Owner Judie Parks Principal Broker/Owner, Director of Relocation and Business Development Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg, REALTORS® Louisville, Kentucky https://www.bhhsparksweisberg.com/ Region served: Greater Louisville and Kentuckiana Years in real estate: Dave: 21; Judie: 30 Number of offices: 5 Number of agents: 110 Talk about being part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network.  …

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    Build a Strong Brokerage With Your REALTOR® Store

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    LeadingRE Selects Openn for Solutions Group Program

    Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has added Openn to its Solutions Group program of preferred business resources for its global network of 550 market-leading real estate firms, the company has announced. Openn is a property technology company offering a proprietary cloud-based software platform to support real estate agents in selling property online. With…

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