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  Happy Monday! This week’s round up features an interesting array of news articles from Inman News,  CultureMap Houston, SixFiveNation, the National Association of Realtors, the World Economic Forum and The Motley Fool. Whether you’re invested in real estate agent reviews on Zillow, staging or information to share with your buyers on the volatility of housing markets, there’s something for everyone to read, so make sure and share what articles resonated the most with you over on our Facebook or Twitter pages. Remember, feedback and ideas are always welcome – …

Karla Lárraga

Job gains accelerated in the final months of 2014. Nationwide, 2.95 million net new jobs were added to the economy over the 12-months to December. Texas is in the lead, falling second only to North Dakota. The takeaways? Texas is #2 in the country for new job growth Dallas & Houston are topping the charts for job growth with 4.4% growth and 4.2% growth respectively Take a look: It’s exciting to see the growth in our wonderful state – as we always say, Now is the time to pursue a …


There is no doubt whatsoever that our business of real estate sales is just like any other business in that it has its challenges, as with anything worth achieving will. But when you really give it some thought, most of the difficulties and challenges we encounter revolve around transactions which, up until closing can always take a turn in the direction of not closing. That’s the case in any business. Where we fail most often is in exhibiting a lack of perseverance in our prospecting activities. That component of our …


Ben Herbster said, “The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become.” And that “difference” he speaks of would best be called our ‘potential.’ What a shame it is to be discontented with where we are in our career, discontented with the level at which we are producing, and discontented with our income level, while simultaneously possessing the potential to change all that, yet be unwilling to do what we must to overcome that difference. Most people know what they need to do to …

Karla Lárraga

365 Tips Real Estate News Roundup: October 13, 2014 Online Real Estate Marketplace launches Finance Division (Mortgage Professional America) Top 3 Real Estate Trends This Fall (Realty Biz News) FAA drone exemption  (Chicago Tribune) Tablets boost flexibility in real estate (Tech Page One) Hackers (Real Estate Weekly) 7 Signs you’re dating a Realtor  (Inman News)

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