Elevating Your Brand With Social Media
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: Brand,Elevating

Social media is a huge part of real estate, especially in today’s climate. Social media is the modern method of communication, and also allows small businesses and individuals to have a broad impact. Katie Lance is an industry social media expert and has been focusing on how to help REALTORS® make the most of their…

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Homebuilding Business Strategy In The New Normal: My Interview With A Veteran CEO
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: Business,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: ,

The Meritage Homes Corporation Home construction company logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo … [+] Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) LightRocket via Getty Images I had the opportunity to chat at length with Steve Hilton, the outgoing CEO of Meritage Homes MTH. Instead of looking back on his stellar 35-year career,…

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Hot Home Trend: The Canopy Bed
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: Canopy,Trend,Uncategorized

The owner’s suite is Americans’ favorite room of the house during the pandemic—a break from the traditional favorite, the family room, according to an Ally Home survey of more than 2,000. Respondents chose the owner’s suite because it’s a place to relax and “hide from family members” sheltering together, the survey finds. You may want…

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Map shows every publicly funded school in Waterloo Region with COVID-19 cases
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: publicly,shows,Uncategorized

KITCHENER — Students in Waterloo Region were able to return to the classroom in early September, with staggered starts across different school boards designed to reduce the number of students learning new protocols at the same time. Regional and provincial public health officials have both said cases in schools are all but inevitable. According to…

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Rental Prices Are Rising for These Big-City Apartments, but Falling for These Others
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: Coronavirus,pandemic,recession,Rent,Renters,renting,space,square footage,tenants,Trends,Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The standard pandemic narrative goes something like this: COVID-19 pushed renters into fleeing their tiny, claustrophobic apartments in the big, expensive cities—in turn causing monthly rents to plummet. However, it turns out that’s only partly true. Nationally, monthly rents continued to fall for studios, typically the smallest spaces, according to realtor.com®’s October rental report. However,…

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Despite Uncertainty, Home Prices Are Rising by Double Digits in Much of Nation
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: appreciation,buyers,home buyers,home prices,home sellers,pandemic,price increases,Real Estate News,recession,Sellers,Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Home prices across the nation continued to defy reason as they sharply headed up—even as the turmoil over a hotly contested presidential election, the coronavirus pandemic, and high unemployment persisted. Unlike during the Great Recession, the median price for single-family homes zoomed up in the third quarter compared with the same period the previous year…

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Late Author Tom Clancy’s Baltimore Penthouse To Be Auctioned With No Reserve Price
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: Baltimore MD,Celebrity Real Estate,Famous authors homes,Maryland,penthouse,Uncategorized Tags: , , , ,

The late author Tom Clancy’s former penthouse in Baltimore is headed to the auction block, with no reserve price. Located in the luxury Ritz-Carlton Residences, the oversize penthouse is a combination of three units that the Baltimore native and his wife purchased for $12.6 million in 2009, according to the Baltimore Sun. Over the course of…

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Public health confirms 54 new COVID-19 cases in Waterloo Region, highest increase since April
By: Date: November 14, 2020 Categories: health,Public,Uncategorized

KITCHENER — There have been 54 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Waterloo Region, once again breaking the record of most non-outbreak related cases confirmed in a day. The Saturday afternoon dashboard update saw the total number increase by 62 to account for possible missed cases or other errors. Another 30 cases have been considered…

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