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What’s the future of Seattle real estate for 2022?
What’s the future of Seattle real estate for 2022?

While buyer preferences for more space — both inside and outside the home — remain and supply chain issues continue to stifle home construction efforts, other factors, such as the potential increase in interest rates, are expected to change the game in 2022.

Seattle Mayor Durkan extends eviction moratorium
Seattle Mayor Durkan extends eviction moratorium

The moratoriums for residential and commercial evictions have been extended thru January 15, 2022 — prolonging the safety net for renters impacted by COVID-19.

Did you miss Guaranteed Rate’s Master Class on agent excellence? We’ve got you covered.
Did you miss Guaranteed Rate’s Master Class on agent excellence? We’ve got you covered.

The webinar features real estate experts Amy Duong Kim, Compass Chicago; Michelle Fermin, Century 21 North East Boston; and Collette McDonald, eXp Atlanta and is moderated by Agent Publishing cofounder and publisher Marci Sepulveda.

Top Seattle agents give 4 tips on how to win a bidding war
Top Seattle agents give 4 tips on how to win a bidding war

We spoke with top agents in the Seattle metro area — Jill Petersen, Coldwell Banker Bain; Lisa Molinaro and Marianne Barkman, Molinaro-Barkman Team at John L. Scott Real Estate; Heather Maddox, Windermere Real Estate; and Eleanor Payne, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty — what they’re doing to come out on top.

Four attributes Seattle-area brokerages look for when recruiting top agents
Four attributes Seattle-area brokerages look for when recruiting top agents

We spoke with Seattle-area real estate leaders to learn what they look for when recruiting agents to their firm — some of their answers might surprise you.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects CDC eviction moratorium
U.S. Supreme Court rejects CDC eviction moratorium

The nationwide eviction moratorium put into place by the Centers for Disease Control last year will end sooner than expected, following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Welcome to the Clubhouse: Why are brokers flocking to this new app?
Welcome to the Clubhouse: Why are brokers flocking to this new app?

Agents are swearing by the year-old Clubhouse app that allows more than 10 million users to host town hall-style audio-only forums on various topics.

Evocalize introduces a blueprint for recruiting real estate agents
Evocalize introduces a blueprint for recruiting real estate agents

Exit Realty has enabled its brokers and agents to use Evocalize’s new blueprint to recruit agents on the Google Display Network.

Check out this tech tool used by luxury brokers
Check out this tech tool used by luxury brokers

“There is technology out there that has already been built for you to reach these elites — you just need to know the shortcuts on how to tap into it.” — Anne Ewasko

The 1031 like-kind exchange is a key tool for investing in diverse and inclusive communities
The 1031 like-kind exchange is a key tool for investing in diverse and inclusive communities

It is the ultimate equal opportunity tax code provision because it provides an efficient and effective means for individuals to grow their wealth.

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