Real Trends August 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 August 2020 issue of the REAL Trends Newsletter and are reprinted with permission of REAL Trends, Inc. Copyright 2020.

August 6, 2020

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  • Office Space, Commission Rates, and Gross Margin
  • Will Housing Recover This Year?
  • Lessons Learned From the 2020 Agent Rankings
  • Bring Your “A” Game
  • What One Charity Taught Me About
  • Building a Relationship-Based Business
  • U.S. Home Prices End First Half of Year on Strong Note
  • June ShowingTime ShowingIndex
  • Market Volatility Boosts Valuation Activity
  • Growing Your Business Through M&A
  • Supreme Court Rules CFPB’s Structure Unconstitutional
  • Great Britain Market Bounces Back After Shutdown


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