Real Trends April Newsletter | compliments of DMAR

The monthly REAL Trends newsletter features commentary from Steve Murray on the state of real estate and forward-thinking articles from guest contributors such as Larry Kendall of Ninja Selling and Sue Johnson, former CEO of RESPRO. These articles originally appeared in the April 2019 issue of the REAL Trends Newsletter and are reprinted with permission of REAL Trends, Inc. Copyright 2019.

April 8, 2019

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• Is the Brokerage Value Proposition Under Attack?

• Redfin and RE/MAX Partner

• The Problem With the WSJ Op-ed by REX Executives

• Class Action Suit Filed Against Major Franchisers

• The 500 Top Brokerage Ranking Report 

• Home Sellers Don’t Understand Real Estate Commissions

• Do You Struggle to Communicate Effectively?

• 10 Recruit Interviewing Traps

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• Regulation Opens Door to Private Flood Insurance Competition

• An Analysis of the Compass/ Alain Pinel Acquisition 

• Iceland: Real Estate Opportunity? 

• How Much Tech Is Too Much?

• Case Study: A Flawless Tech Roll Out


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