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Internet Trends Report: 2018

Mary Meeker’s much-anticipated annual Internet Trends Report dropped last week, and we highly recommend you check it out. It is a comprehensive, data-driven, incredibly insightful look at the present state of the internet and the platforms which are rapidly remaking our world. You can view the slides online, or download a PDF of the report [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Humility in High Times

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” -William G. Pollard, American physicist and Episcopal priest If you’re a Top Producer, you may be fond of saying “results speak for themselves.” But how can you be sure they’ll keep the conversation [...]

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The Climate of Current Events in Real Estate

The housing market is one of the most profound indicators of economic health. Real estate agents often get a sense of conditions on the ground long before the financial news hits the headlines. A myriad of complex societal and governmental factors influence housing, and housing, in turn, influences the great economic engines. Redfin recently commissioned [...]

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Video: Caregiving Hacks

With the “silver tsunami” of Baby Boomers eager to maintain their independence and stay in their own home, you probably know clients or caregivers who could benefit from some tips to help ease some of the challenges as they age. This video from AARP has some stellar tips for hacking some of the most common obstacles folks [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Emerging Trends for 2018

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. The 10 Top Emerging Trends that Will Shape Real Estate in 2018 (15 minute read) Why it matters: Set [...]

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Is M.A.D.I. the Future of Flatpack Homes?

Architects worldwide are looking for ways to provide rapidly-deployed affordable housing, and here’s a fascinating new entry into the “instant home” market. It’s called “M.A.D.I.“, designed by Italian architect Renato Vidal. (M.A.D.I. stands for “modulo abitativo dispiegabile.”) The A-Frame homes can be assembled on-site in 6 – 7 hours, require no foundation on level ground, [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Holiday Splurges, Cleaning Up, & Multigenerational Living

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 5 Holiday Splurges to Avoid If You Hope to Sell Your Home Next Year (7 minute read) Why [...]

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Great Read Round-up: Remodeling Spotlight

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Remodeling Your Kitchen? The Most Popular Appliances, Finishes, and Flooring (6 minute read) Why it matters: The kitchen is [...]

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Great Read Roundup: A Feel for What’s Next

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Happy Together: Why Give Up Dorm Life? (22 minute read) Why it matters: How much do you know about [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Young Mind

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 2 or 8. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” -Moshe Arens (born 1925); Israeli aeronautical engineer, researcher and former diplomat   One of the great perils of complacency during aging can be an increased resistance to learning. [...]

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