Real Estate News Now: October 2, 2017


Take a look through this week’s roundup of real estate news from our Real Estate News Now Blog Series! Don’t forget that there’s something for everyone to read, so whether you click to increase your awareness of the real estate innovations, trends and news article making waves around our country or simply want to share with your circle of influence, make sure to share what articles resonated with you the most in the comments at Champions School of Real Estate’s Facebook and Twitter pages!

1. 10 Real Estate Features That Need To Stay Traditional  // REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY

“While technology certainly has enhanced the ability for buyers to view homes easily and for sellers to get more money from their home sale, some parts of the real estate process still need to use traditional features to maintain its success.” – Forbes

2. CBRE (CBG) Named Top Global Real Estate Advisory Firm Again //INDUSTRY LEADERS

“CBRE Group, Inc. CBG has been named the top global real estate advisory firm for the sixth consecutive year in the annual edition of the Euromoney Real Estate Awards.” – NASDAQ

3.Don’t fall for these 11 creative real estate listing terms // MARKETING

“There are some real estate terms you just can’t fully understand unless you have taken buyer clients to see a “turnkey” property nestled 10 feet from the highway or gone to preview a home that was so scary you felt like the star of a horror movie. (“The call is coming from inside the house!”) Of course, as a listing agent, you’ll want to soften these features with the special euphemisms that real estate agents employ to smooth the rough edges of their listings. Here are some terms you should know inside and out if you have anything to do with real estate.” – Inman News

4. 9 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew About Selling Your Home // REAL ESTATE

“When it comes time to sell your house, having a great listing agent is one of the keys to making it happen. And yet, the agent can’t do it all—your help is needed. Help your agent help you!” –

5. Houston after Harvey //REFLECTION

“The story of Hurricane Harvey is the story of Houston itself—the city’s spontaneous nature, its exponential growth, its location, and its leadership. And in the wake of Harvey, this city is at a crossroads. Will we continue to do things as we’ve always done them, or will we take this storm for what it is—an opportunity for a new paradigm?” – Curbed 

There’s something for everyone to read, so make sure to share your thoughts with is over at the Champions School of Real Estate facebook and twitter pages!

Enjoy your read — see you next week! Do you have a response or is there a relevant article I should have included? Send me an email with all questions, opinions, and suggestions to!

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