The real estate market suffered a severe blow at the hands of an uncontrolled mortgage market and shady loan financing that resulted in excessive lending in the face of poor to non-existent credit. The market responded with a sharp downturn in sales, new home construction and a corresponding rise in delinquencies and foreclosures.
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Women as Professionals Through much of its history the American professional community was an almost total male experience. Of course there has always been what might be described as a “token” presence of women in all professions. However by 1980 Boomer Generation women were beginning to filter...Read more
"What moron would hire you" says Larry King to an agent during a spoof interview. "I don't care" says the Realtor. Ouch! It's a pity that the overall image of real estate agents remain at such low levels that some consumers actually feel that is a true reflection of the industry. Those of you reading this...Read more
Commoditizing Real Estate and Disintermediation of Real Estate Agents I am surprised that this discussion has surfaced again… that speculation on whether the real estate transaction will be completely automated and that like travel agents and book retailers, Realtors® have become a dying breed and will disappear completely. Not true. Yes of course, Technology, the Internet, Social Media,...Read more