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How To Improve The Accessibility Of Your Outdoor Living Area
Your outdoor living area can be a source of enjoyment when you're relaxing outside, gardening or entertaining. But if you have challenges with mobility, or you have friends or family with mobility issues who come to visit, your yard may not be easily accessible. Here are a few tips to make your outdoor living area easier for everyone to enjoy.

The Inside Workings of Credit Scores
Consumers are encouraged to check their credit reports once per year. The primary reason for doing so is to make sure there aren't any mistakes. Unfortunately, credit reports are prone to contain mistakes. It's not really the fault of the three main credit repositories, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion because all three are just a database. Whatever is reported to them is what you see.

Miami realtor found guilty of extorting high profile rivals
A jury found South Beach realtor Kevin Tomlinson guilty on extortion charges after he accused of illegally demanding $800,000 from from rivals The Jills.

White House wants to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
The Trump administration is proposing a sweeping reform of how the federal government supports housing finance by calling for the full privatization of mortgage-backed securities giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

10 reasons for a brokerage to acquire another company
EXIT Realty's white paper shows that it's prime time for mergers — and consolidating is still a way for traditional brokerages to stay competitive.

The sale of a Martha’s Vineyard mansion may have ruined the Obama family’s summer vacation
'The Chilmark House,' which also became known as Barack Obama and family's 'Summer White House,' was sold in June for $18 million.

Higher lumber costs have boosted new home prices by $9,000
While rising mortgage rates and historically low inventory levels are often to blame for rising single-family home prices, there's another culprit: lumber. 

Connect the ICSF Sessions: Jason Pantana solves your marketing problems
How do you identify the lead-generation system that is part and parcel of your marketing strategy? Coach Jason Pantana is going to have answers at ICSF.

Hacker Connect at ICSF18
We’ve all heard the complaints that real estate is slow to innovate and adapt when it comes to technology. Join us on Tuesday, July 17, at Hacker Connect, where we will look at problems through the lens of the customer, with content that gives real estate tech developers a look into how these issues can and are already being solved.

6 ways to prepare yourself for selling luxury real estate
If you are interested in learning how to make the jump into the luxury market when that beautiful listing comes around, follow these six steps for successfully marketing a luxury property.

How to boost your value proposition internationally
Agents who are immersed in the luxury space work hard to build a database of international agents. Unfortunately, very few of us share enough information about our market with this database — and without that information about our locale, the listings we share are essentially useless.

16 inspirational quotes to get you through the day
Fortunately, many words of wisdom imparted by our Founding Fathers and today's most inspiring speakers motivate us, guide us and encourage us through our career. Here are 16 inspirational quotes suited to any real estate agent's professional life.