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EXIT Realty nurtures mental health, well-being in workplace
EXIT Realty nurtures mental health, well-being in workplace

As COVID-19 continues to negatively impact people and workplaces, EXIT Realty Corp. International announced it is working to maintain the health and well-being of its agents and brokers through a series of programs, including its Focus on Good Health initiative.

Atlanta Realtor named president of AREAA
Atlanta Realtor named president of AREAA

At 37 years old, the new president will be the second-youngest leader of the national nonprofit trade organization, which works to improve the homeownership rate in the Asian-American Pacific Islander community.

Missing apostrophe in Facebook post lands real estate agent in court
Missing apostrophe in Facebook post lands real estate agent in court

An Australian real estate agent’s failure to use proper punctuation in a Facebook post could cost him tens of thousands of dollars, according to a report by The New York Times.

NAR sues DOJ after the department withdraws from antitrust settlement
NAR sues DOJ after the department withdraws from antitrust settlement

The Justice Department’s original complaint against the National Association of Realtors, filed Nov. 19, 2020, alleges that the association enforced rules and policies that illegally hampered competition in residential real estate services.

Roll over, homebuyers: New survey reveals how people choose houses based on their pets
Roll over, homebuyers: New survey reveals how people choose houses based on their pets

A survey by Homes.com found that 68% of pet-owning homeowners prioritize their pet’s comfort when searching for new properties. Lucky dog!

Realtor survey shows importance of tech in pandemic
Realtor survey shows importance of tech in pandemic

Looking forward, 37% of the survey’s respondents expect drones to be the most-impactful technology over the next 24 months, followed by cyber security (34%), 5G (31%) and virtual reality (30%).

Windermere teams up with UW on Aspire intern program
Windermere teams up with UW on Aspire intern program

The eight-week Aspire internship program, launched  on July 13, focuses primarily on the single-family and multi-family residential real estate market in the Seattle area.

Pandemic reshuffles homebuyers’ amenity priorities
Pandemic reshuffles homebuyers’ amenity priorities

Adjectives reflecting the desire for privacy and physical isolation gained a place of prominence: “private,” “covered,” “quiet,” “separate” and “enclosed” were among the top 100 most-used description terms.

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