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No FM switch off in the UK until at least 2030 says DCMS

FM should continue until at least 2030 in the UK according to a Digital Radio and Audio Review by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The review has been welcomed by the BBC, Global and Bauer saying FM plays an important part in people’s lives and radio should remain free at the point of use. It would put the UK at least 13 years behind Norway, which switched off most of its FM services in 2017. Previously, the Digital Radio Action Plan proposed that the earliest date that t...
Tags: Apple, UK, Digital, Global, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Norway, Amazon Echo, Digital Radio, Bauer, Amazon Google, DCMS, Mike Hawes, Radiocentre, Digital Radio UK

HomeTagz helps listing agents tell the whole story: Tech Review

What gives HomeTagz its character is its dynamic in-image content, visual metadata that empowers property photography to tell as well as show.
Tags: Radio, Tech Review

Deciding on your marketing spend? Put your focus here

For a lot of brokerages, marketing is inextricably linked to overall performance. Here's how one company set up its marketing support services to meet the needs of its agents while increasing productivity and retention.
Tags: Radio

Your listing presentation makes me look bad. Stop shading your competition

The best thing we can do for our businesses and for each other is to be honest about the services we provide, how we work and even how the industry itself works. We need to promote our services without suggesting that the competition is greedy, incompetent or unethical.
Tags: Opinion, Service, Radio, Ethics, Agent, Columns, Open House, Brokerage, Select, Listing Presentation, Listing Agent, Dual Agency, Teresa Boardman, Fair Housing Violations

Are love letters so bad? Real estate attorney weighs in: Real (Estate) Talk

Unfortunately, not every seller works with an agent who is committed to fair housing beyond the logo on flyers. To that point, Oregon has been a trailblazer in banning love letters. Should other states follow? Closing attorney Mehrnush Saadat shares her thoughts.
Tags: Video, Oregon, Service, Radio, Love Letters, Agent, Columns, Brokerage, Select, Fair Housing, Lee Davenport, Buyer Love Letters, Mehrnush Saadat

LBC under fire following comments broadcast by Steve Allen

Tilly Ramsay has hit out at LBC’s early morning presenter Steve Allen following comments he made about her on Wednesday morning. Steve was talking about how Tilly Ramsey is on Celebrity Masterchef Australia. He said “She’s a chubby little thing isn’t she, probably her dad’s cooking” As a result, Tilly has posted feedback on her Instagram account saying being called out on a national radio station by a 67-year-old man is a step too far. She added: “This isn’t the first and definitely won’t be ...
Tags: Global, People, Industry, Radio, LBC, Steve, Steve Allen, Tilly, Tilly Ramsay, Tilly Ramsey, Dr Alex George Mental Health, Matilda Ramsay

Get it done! 5 steps for mastering the art of execution

How do you translate that fantastic vision and mission statement into practice? Chris Pollinger, who works with high-performance teams at Berman & Pollinger says you can master the art of execution by focusing on these five critical steps. 
Tags: Agent, Columns, Select, Service, Teams, Chris Pollinger, Execution, Productivity, The Art Of Execution

Homebuyer demand sags as mortgage rates continue to rise

With the Federal Reserve expected to begin tapering its purchases of mortgage-backed securities as soon as November, market forces are pushing mortgage rates higher. 
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Federal Reserve, Mortgage Rates, Mortgage Bankers Association, Markets & Economy, Home Prices, Home Sales, Mike Fratantoni, Joel Kan

A New York City penthouse just rented for $85,000 per month

The Tribeca property, which houses an art collection with pieces by Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst, may be the city's most expensive rental ever.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Tribeca

The Agency comes to Las Vegas

Local luxury agent Zar Zanganeh will lead the new franchise, which is the 24th for the Los Angeles-based brokerage.
Tags: Los Angeles, Radio, Las Vegas, Agency, Brokerage, Mauricio Umansky, The Agency, Luxury Lens, Zar Zanganeh

United Real Estate Named Fastest-Growing Franchise in America

United® Real Estate has been recognized as one of America’s largest and fastest-growing franchise organizations in the Franchise Times Top 400. United topped the ranking as No. 1 Fastest-Growing in both unit percentage (42.1% increase from the year prior) and sales percentage (126.8% increase from the year prior). United advanced 112 positions in a single year to land it in the top half of the 400 largest franchise organizations in the United States, brushing shoulders with iconic names such as ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Business Model, Radio, United States, Hilton, National, United, Latest News, Industry News, Franchise, Ihop, McDonald, Real Estate News, Brokers

Corcoran names new regional VP of Downtown Manhattan

Ryan Fitzpatrick was previously senior managing director of the brokerage's Chelsea office, and has over 20 years of experience in the industry.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Chelsea, Industry News, The Corcoran Group, Douglas Elliman, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Downtown Manhattan, Brokerage, CORE Real Estate, Pamela Liebman, Town Residential

Have a retention problem? Here’s what’s causing it (and how to fix it)

It's a struggle for most teams and brokerages to find, partner with, and ultimately retain real estate agents. What can you do about it? Keller Williams expansion team leader and brokerage-owner Adam Hergenrother says by creating a culture of freedom and discipline, you will have a much higher long-term retention rate. Here are some common retention issues and how to fix them. 
Tags: Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Columns, Hiring, Keller Williams, Retention, Brokerage, Select, Adam Hergenrother, Agent Retention, Retaining Agents, Retention Rate, Retention Rates

Overall Mortgage Applications Down, With Refi Share on Weeks-Long Decline

Mortgage applications decreased 6.3% for the week ending Oct. 15, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Key takeaways: – The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 6.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week – Unadjusted, the index decreased 6% compared with the previous week – The Refinance Index decreased 7% from the previous week—22% lower YoY – The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index...
Tags: News, Radio, National, Lending, Latest News, Industry News, Real Estate News, Mortgage Bankers Association, Refinance, Mortgage Applications, Joel Kan, Real Estate Housing Market, Economic and Industry Forecasting

How to Create a Customized Tech Approach that Supports Your Agents

Shawna Alt grew up in the real estate business, having watched her mother run her own company. Even though she didn’t initially have the desire, she found herself following in her mother’s successful footsteps. After graduating from the College of Charleston with a degree in psychology, Alt returned to Madison, Wisconsin, to determine what her next steps would be. She met with one of her mom’s friends and colleagues, Jim Imhoff, who was CEO of First Realty at the time, and he suggested that she ...
Tags: Technology, News, Marketing, Business Planning, Business Model, Alt, Radio, Agent, Latest News, Industry News, Charleston, Madison Wisconsin, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Agent, Brokers

Foreclosures See Hard Spike As Federal Protections End

As expected, the end of federal protections in September has coincided with a significant uptick in foreclosures, as default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions spiked 34% in Q3 of this year according to a new report from ATTOM Data Solutions®, potentially foreshadowing a difficult winter for homeowners still struggling through the pandemic.  The extent of any looming crisis remains unclear, as industry experts have hoped lenders will work with distressed homeowners to prevent the ...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Uncategorized, Radio, Pennsylvania, Bank, Michigan, National, Illinois, Industry News, CLEVELAND Ohio, Atlantic City New Jersey, Peoria Illinois, Las Vegas Nevada, Real Estate News

‘Party with the beast’: RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos on his book debut

In his first book, "Start With A Win," Adam Contos talks about how to combat fear — "the beast," as he calls it — with love and create win-win situations in business and life.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Problem Solving, Agent, Emotional Intelligence, Brokerage, Select, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Real Estate Books, COVID

Agent, brokerage on the hook after termite inspector’s botched job

A Tampa Bay Realtor, her brokerage and a client are being sued by a homebuyer after the property was cleared for termite damage by an unlicensed inspector.
Tags: Lawsuit, Nbc, Fraud, Radio, Home Inspection, Tampa Bay, News Brief, Forgery, Termites, Termite Inspection, Tampa Bay Realtor

Outlook improves for home sales through end of 2021, beyond: Zillow

Strong numbers of pending home sales and applications for purchase loans have pushed up sales forecasts through the end of the year.
Tags: Radio, Projections, Zillow, Inventory, Home Values, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Home Sales, Price Growth

Radio Wimborne starts broadcasting on FM in East Dorset

Community station Radio Wimborne has switched on its transmitter to cover the town of Wimborne Minster in Dorset. The service has been operating online since 2014 but won a five year Ofcom licence in March 2020. Radio Wimborne officially appeared on 94.6 FM on Saturday 16th September during an event on the Minster Green in the town centre. The mayor, councillor Kelly Webb and Town Cryer Chris Brown were in attendance. Chris Rigler from Radio Wimborne told RadioToday: “The station is delight...
Tags: Radio, Ofcom, Dorset, EAST DORSET, Local Radio, Community Radio, Wimborne, Radio Wimborne, Wimborne Minster, Minster Green, Kelly Webb, Cryer Chris Brown, Chris Rigler

RentSpree teams up with dozens of multiple listing services

The new partnerships include 30 different MLSs and will ultimately give more than 500,000 real estate professionals integrated access to RentSpree's technology.
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September sees new upturn in demand for second homes

More buyers were seriously considering a second-home purchase last month, and locked in mortgage rates to prepare for the transaction.
Tags: Fall, Summer, Radio, Luxury, Mortgage, Redfin, Fannie Mae, Markets & Economy, Select, Second Homes, Banking & Lending, Luxury Lens, Mortgage Rate Locks

Truework authorized by Fannie Mae to help speed up loan approvals

Truework joins Blend, Equifax Mortgage Solutions and Finicity as third-party vendors currently authorized by Fannie Mae as income and employment validation report suppliers.
Tags: Technology, Regulations, Radio, Mortgage, Fannie Mae, Chuck Walker, Mortgage Origination, Truework, Ryan Sandler, Desktop Underwriter, Income And Employment Verification, Representations And Warranties, Equifax Mortgage Solutions

New Home Purchase Applications Down in September as Loan Size Rises

Mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 16.2% YoY. Compared to August 2021, applications decreased by 4%., according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2021. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. Key details: MBA predicts new single-family home sales were running at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 843,000 units in September 2021, based on data from the BAS. The new home sales esti...
Tags: News, Housing Market, Radio, Va, National, Loans, Latest News, Industry News, FHA, Real Estate News, Mortgage Bankers Association, New Home Sales, Mortgage Applications, Joel Kan, Purchase Applications, Economic and Industry Forecasting

Curbio Named Second-Fastest Growing Company in D.C. Area

Curbio recently announced that it has been ranked No. 2 on the 2021 list of Fastest Growing Companies by the Washington Business Journal. “Our team is thankful to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the greater Washington, D.C., area,” said Rick Rudman, chairman, president and CEO of Curbio, in a statement. “Here at Curbio, we have set out to modernize home improvement for the real estate transaction by streamlining a process that has historically been slow and unreliable. T...
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, News, Home Improvement, Washington, Selling, Radio, Latest News, Industry News, Real Estate News, Washington Business Journal, Home Value, Real Estate Technology, Spotlights, Home Remodel, Apps/Gadgets

RE/MAX’s Wemlo Launches Loan Brokering System

Wemlo,SM recently announced the upcoming launch of a new technology that aims to transform the mortgage brokerage industry. The wemlo Loan Brokering System℠ (LBS℠) was developed to empower mortgage loan brokers with purpose-built loan software that understands the specifics of their business, compliance priorities and workflows. According to the company, mortgage brokerages will no longer have to settle for using only a portion of big, expensive loan origination systems that were developed decad...
Tags: Technology, News, Radio, Innovation, Mortgage, Lending, Loan, Morton, Operations, Latest News, Industry News, Financials, Real Estate News, Brokers, RE/MAX, Spotlights

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colonial Homes San Miguel Celebrates Milestone With Record Listing

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colonial Homes San Miguel recently celebrated its one-year anniversary with a record-breaking home priced at U.S. $4.7 million. The company is co-owned by Greg Gunter and Alma Cecilia Ramirez. San Miguel de Allende, designated as Condé Nast Traveler’s No. 1 City in the World three separate times, proves increasingly popular with high-net-worth individuals at or nearing retirement. However, sales-volume growth has been at both ends of the spectrum, from starter hom...
Tags: News, Mexico, Listings, Business Planning, Business Model, Radio, Culture, Industry News, Conde Nast Traveler, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate News, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Brokers, Spotlights, Real Estate Brokerage

REALTORS® Joining Together Through the Regional Rally for RRF

NAR PULSE—REALTORS® take pride in stepping in and stepping up wherever there’s a need. It’s what you do, it’s who you R. We need you, your region and all regions to channel your inner R and join together for RRF’s Regional Rally. We’re challenging all regions to step up and participate in the rally to aid any community in the wake of a disaster! Check out your region’s progress here. Register for October’s Virtual Green Home Tour Virtual Green Home Tour Series continues on 10/21 at 3 pm ET from...
Tags: News, Charity, Radio, Agent, Green Building, Realtors, Advocacy, Latest News, Northern Virginia, NAR, Reston Virginia, RRF, Brokers, Spotlights, National Green Building Standard, Real Estate Education

Lyca Radio partners with Diwali On Trafalgar Square

Lyca Radio has been named exclusive radio partner of Diwali On Trafalgar Square in London. The event is hosted in association with the Diwali In London committee, and organised by the Mayor of London. It takes place this Saturday, 23rd October between 4pm and 10pm. The Diwali in London comprises several diverse member organisations with representatives from a cross-section of multicultural communities of India who work together in harmony to ensure the seamless running of Diwali On The Square...
Tags: London, India, Radio, Luton, Trafalgar Square, Diwali, Lycamobile, Station News, Lyca Radio, Lyca Media, Diwali On The Square, Shivali Ruparelia Diwali

4 things high-net-worth buyers want in an agent

With high prices come high expectations, so as a luxury real estate agent, you have to always bring your A-game and provide the highest level of service to your clients. Remember: They’re looking for the best of the best, and it’s your job to prove that you can give it to them.
Tags: Service, Radio, Luxury, Agent, Expert, Homebuying, Timothy Smith, Brokerage, Select, Luxury Buyers, Luxury Month, Market Knowledge, Theme-month-202110