NAR has Clear Guidelines on Re-posting Listings on Social Media

By Susy Hurlbert In new member orientation this  past month, the subject of sharing listings on social media came up.  NAR has some clear guidelines on re-posting listings on social media.   According to NAR’s Model MLS Rules, MLS participants can display other participants’ listings online without obtaining advance permission only via IDX display or […]

What’s Your Retirement Plan?

Learn what people are planning at various stages of their real estate careers. You know how you go the extra mile for your clients—running a quick vacuum before a showing, bringing in flowers or even your own furniture to create that wow factor, wearing out your tire treads to find someone the perfect home. That’s […]

The real estate transaction in 181 steps: What Your REALTOR does for you

Article Date: March 24, 2017 By Marilyn Lusher Sponsored by: Eastern Connecticut Association of REALTORS Surveys show that many homeowners and homebuyers are not aware of the true value a REALTOR® provides during the course of a real estate transaction. The list here is just a baseline since the services may vary within each brokerage and each […]

February Sales Statistics

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that the single-family residential home median sales price is $225,000 which reflects a 2.2 percent decrease from $230,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut decreased 4.2 percent comparing February 2017 to February […]

Uneven Economic Recovery Has Real Estate Implications

Stagnant economic conditions for middle-class America continue to put some real estate markets on uneven ground. NAR’s chief economist Lawrence Yun, who presented his latest economic outlook at the 2017 REALTOR® Broker Summit in San Diego, said lifetime wealth is at an all-time high in the U.S. However, this wealth is highly concentrated in the […]

Special Report: How real estate agents can live happily ever after in retirement

Finding long-term value in the hard work and sweat of agents’ day-to-day Key Takeaways Selling your real estate business is still seen as an inexact science, especially in the changing industry, and many agents are looking for answers. When asked what they will do with their client database, 31.25 percent of respondents did not have […]

Connecticut Home Sales and Median Prices Rise in January

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that the single-family residential home median sales price is $235,000 which reflects a 2.2 percent increase from $230,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 14.2 percent comparing January 2017 to January […]