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Your Weekend Justice #288: The Day That Sockmaster Died

Don’t give that to your wife at all. Ever. – Madman In a world where time has lost all meaning, we bring you this episode of Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 Audio Trainwreck. It was recorded in May. That’s just how this year has gone. Agenda: Receiving dignitariesDom turning everybody onGoddamn Craig and the thing that wasn’t a listThe podcast where subtlety goes to dieDom and the Murder Room(s)Leigh inserting the microphoneProfessional tight setupsThe New Yorker:...
Tags: Google, Games, Television, Movies, Marriage, Podcasts, Sex, Germany, Alcohol, Weekend Justice, Brit, Dc Comics, Joan Rivers, Espn, Zazzle, Craig


Beyond the headlines: Median prices up 15.5% from last year

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner runs through NAR's October existing-home sales report and the uptick in price growth and sales.
Tags: Video, Housing, Opinion, Housing Market, Data, Analysis, Radio, Columns, Affordable Housing, NAR, Windermere Real Estate, Markets & Economy, Select, Matthew Gardner, COVID-19, President-elect Joe Biden


Jeremih Taken Off Ventilator & Transferred Out of ICU After COVID-19 Health Scare

Jeremih is on the road to recovery after contracting COVID-19. The R&B singer’s family says he’s out of the ICU and has been transferred to a regular hospital room. “Jeremih has been transferred out of ICU,” his family said in a statement. “He will spend the rest of his recovery time in a regular hospital room. The true healing begins. Thank you all for your continued prayers and wishes.” The news comes after the 33-year-old’s agent revealed Thursday (Nov. 19) that he’d been taken off the ventil...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Jeremih, Chicago, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jesus, 50 Cent, Good News, Toni Braxton, Sean Don, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sean Toni Braxton


In chaotic times, Zillow becomes the solution to doomscrolling

People in 2020 are treating the ubiquitous real estate portal as part social network, part salve amid a global pandemic and geopolitical chaos.
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, New York Times, Agent, Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Pandemic, Taylor Lorenz, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic


Realogy CEO doesn’t believe COVID-19 spike will slow down real estate

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider said Thursday that agents and brokers have already shown they can help clients transact safely — even amid a COVID spike.
Tags: Radio, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Ryan Schneider, Coronavirus, COVID-19


How one broker is approaching Thanksgiving this year

With COVID-19 cases soaring, Teresa Boardman can't help but think of what's to come. Here's how the holiday season is going to be different this year.
Tags: Thanksgiving, Holidays, Cdc, Opinion, Masks, Service, Radio, Agent, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Brokerage, Select, Teresa Boardman, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mask Wearing


Zillow CEO on how COVID-19 vaccine may impact real estate tech

Barton called the vaccine a "miracle," praising the scientists behind the effort, and noted that the industry-wide move toward digital is likely "a long-term trend."
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Internet, Radio, Pfizer, Vaccine, Zillow, Barton, Mark Mahaney, Select, Rich Barton, Moderna, COVID-19, Media and Telecommunications Virtual Conference, RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Technoloogy


Amazon donates $9M to nonprofits near DC to mark HQ2 anniversary

The funds will go toward organizations working to help residents avoid evictions as well as other causes to improve racial equality and support military families and veterans.
Tags: Amazon, Radio, Evictions, Dc, Legal aid, Affordable Housing, Arlington Virginia, Select, News Brief, Racial Equality, Washington D.c, Rent Prices, Amazon HQ2, Housing Prices, National Landing, COVID-19


What a vaccine could mean for the US housing market and real estate

An effective vaccine could mean a spike in interest rates and return to some pricy metro markets, economists and agents told Inman.
Tags: New York City, Uncategorized, US, San Francisco, Radio, Agent, Vaccine, Compass, Redfin, Markets & Economy, Select, Realtor.com, Danielle Hale, Daryl Fairweather, Warburg Realty, Coronavirus


Coldwell Banker CEO: Family moves fueling ‘brisk’ sales nationwide

Ryan Gorman said family moves are helping keep the housing market strong despite broader economic challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Industry News, Cheddar, Coldwell Banker, Realogy, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Pandemic, Ryan Gorman, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic


Beyond the headlines: How will the housing market fare under Biden?

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner looks at proposed changes that will likely impact housing. However, for a more detailed analysis, the picture needs to become a lot clearer.
Tags: Video, Housing, Opinion, Housing Market, Data, Analysis, Radio, Biden, Columns, Affordable Housing, Windermere Real Estate, Markets & Economy, Select, Matthew Gardner, COVID-19, President-elect Joe Biden


Focus on what you’re best at to take your business to the next level

Agents Santiago Arana and Dawn McKenna have come a long way since they started in real estate. They shared their pro tips for taking things to the next level with attendees at Connect Now.
Tags: Energy, Radio, Agent, Exercise, Self-care, Brokerage, Select, The Agency, Real Estate Connect, Hiring An Assistant, Coaching Corner, Business Tips & Best Practices, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Santiago Arana, Home Showings


US foreclosure filings increase 20% in October despite moratoriums

A total of 11,673 U.S. properties had foreclosure filings in October 2020, according to a new report from Attom Data Solutions.
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, California, New York City, US, Alabama, Los Angeles, Data, Analysis, Chicago, Radio, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Miami, Nebraska


Beyond the headlines: Jobs beat forecasts, still long way to go

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner examines jobs numbers. Although they beat forecasts, at October's pace, it would still take about another 16 months for employment to return to pre-pandemic levels.
Tags: Video, Jobs, Opinion, Data, Analysis, Radio, Columns, Windermere Real Estate, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Sales, Existing-Home Sales, New Housing, Matthew Gardner, Builder Confidence, COVID-19


What a Joe Biden presidency means for real estate and housing

From Biden's campaign, here's how we can expect his administration to respond to today's most crucial housing issues.
Tags: Taxes, Housing, Regulations, Joe Biden, Economy, Homelessness, Radio, Veterans, Agent, Evictions, Lgbtq, Biden, Disabled, Foreclosure, Kamala Harris, Affordable Housing


Tales from the field: Focus on the warm calls

One broker shares a powerful way agents can approach calls while showing they care and subtly establishing themselves as trusted real estate professionals.
Tags: Video, Sales, Service, Radio, Agent, Listening, Database, Lead Generation, Call, Calling, Cold calling, Brokerage, Select, Checking In, Lee Davenport, Coronavirus


Redfin reports strong earnings, surging demand for housing

The online brokerage raked in raked in $237 million in revenue during the third quarter of this year, beating analyst expectations.
Tags: Wall Street, Radio, Earnings, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic


PSA: Don't Expect to Camp Outside Best Buy for Your PS5 on Launch Day

Sony announced today ahead of the launch of its next-generation PS5 console next week that units will not actually be available for purchase in-store on day one, which will be either Nov. 12 or Nov. 19, depending on your region. That means if you were hoping to brave cooling temperatures—and a global pandemic, at…Read more...
Tags: Science, Playstation, Sony, Consumer Tech, Don, Pandemic, PS5, Covid 19


Americans head to the polls as real estate industry holds breath

Voters have to choose between President Trump and Joe Biden as concerns about unprecedented voter intimidation, fraud and violence swirl around the country. Real estate agents like Ellen Sykes of Warburg Realty volunteered at voting centers across the U.S.
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Regulations, Joe Biden, Chicago, Radio, Missouri, Manhattan, Agent, Rent, Fifth Avenue


Americans head to the polls following brutal campaign season

Voters have to choose between President Trump and Joe Biden as concerns about unprecedented voter intimidation, fraud and violence swirl around the country. Real estate agents like Ellen Sykes of Warburg Realty volunteered at voting centers across the U.S.
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Regulations, Joe Biden, Chicago, Radio, Missouri, Manhattan, Agent, Rent, Fifth Avenue


Here’s how Trump and Biden stack up on housing issues

The president and former vice president have sharply divergent views of how to handle things like housing affordability, discrimination and homelessness.
Tags: Politics, New York, California, White House, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Analysis, Radio, Mortgage, Biden, Election, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Trump, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae


Rents on the rise for larger units across the country

A new report from Apartment Guide found that studio apartments, which have out-priced one-bedrooms in recent years, are the least expensive unit type, while prices for two- and three-bedroom units are increasing.
Tags: New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Data, Analysis, Radio, San Diego, Long Beach, San Jose, Oakland, Rentals, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Jersey City, Wichita


Systemic change happens within: 4 ways to do your part

With a laser focus on equity — not just in property but in people — Realtors can support a multicultural and multigenerational real estate industry. Here's how.
Tags: Leadership, Education, Diversity, Service, Radio, Agent, Equity, Inclusion, Brokerage, Select, Black Homeownership, Systemic Change, COVID-19


Realogy’s stock soars to 8-month high following earnings

Shares of the nation's largest real estate holding company climbed above $12 for the first time since the pandemic hit the U.S.
Tags: Housing Market, Radio, Earnings, Stock Price, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Ryan Schneider, Charlotte Simonelli, COVID-19


Beyond the headlines: Housing continues to break records

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses home sales across the U.S. and concerns over the unsustainable pace of price growth.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Data, Analysis, Radio, Columns, Windermere Real Estate, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Sales, Existing-Home Sales, New Housing, Matthew Gardner, Builder Confidence, COVID-19, Tight Supply


Vacant zombie properties continue to decline amid foreclosure moratorium

In the fourth quarter of 2020, properties in the process of foreclosure decreased 7.3 percent from the previous quarter while the number of properties sitting empty declined 4.4 percent.
Tags: Utah, Florida, New York, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, California, Kentucky, San Francisco, Georgia, Data, Indiana, Analysis, Radio, Missouri, Idaho


Winter is coming: These are most in-demand cold weather amenities

As homebuyers and owners prepare to settle in for what may be a long COVID-19 winter, they're looking for amenities to keep them warm and provide them with experiences and entertainment in a world where going out is still on pause.
Tags: Design, Winter, Lifestyle, Radio, Home Office, Agent, Nashville, Compass, Pool, Santa Fe, Hot Tub, Rvs, Boise, Marin County, Keller Williams, Select


A year of relocation: Where luxury buyers moved in 2020

A new report from Coldwell Banker sheds light on where the wealthy moved this year, why they relocated and what they're looking for in a home.
Tags: Privacy, Lifestyle, Remote Work, Data, Analysis, Radio, Luxury, Westfield, Hamptons, Aspen, Fredericksburg, Brentwood, Winnetka, Truckee, Boca Raton, Coldwell Banker


Agent/broker perspective: Should agents still practice all COVID guidelines?

After months of virtual everything, an agent feels ready for much more direct interaction. Can her broker convince her otherwise? Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. 
Tags: Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Brokerage, Select, Anthony Askowitz, Agent Broker Perspective, Coronavirus, COVID-19


5 reasons buyers should pull the trigger this fall

The time for buyers to act is now, while interest rates are low and the economy is gaining strength. If your buyers are on the fence, here are a few reasons that might convince them to go for it.
Tags: Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Renovations, Brokerage, Select, Home Repairs, Gerard Splendore, COVID-19, Low Interest Rates, COVID-19 market, Inventory Of Homes, Motivated Sellers



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