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Student Loans Affect Americans’ Ability to Purchase a Home
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by The CE Shop Team

Many Americans are burdened with large amounts of student loan debt that affect their daily lives, including their ability to purchase a home, data shows.

Interest in Accessory Dwelling Units Grows Across the U.S.
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by The CE Shop Team

The affordable housing crisis has left some U.S. cities scrambling for solutions. One common proposal involves accessory dwelling units, also known as ADUs.

U.S. Census Data: What Real Estate Professionals Should Know
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by The CE Shop Team

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau can be a powerful tool for real estate professionals seeking to better understand their communities & adapt to market trends.

Creative Buyer Offers in a Low-Inventory Market
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by The CE Shop Team

In this video, we review a list of creative buyer offer strategies that you can discuss with your client to help them secure a home in this low-inventory market.

Marijuana and Its Impact on Real Estate
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by The CE Shop Team

With marijuana’s growing presence influencing different industries, real estate agents should be aware of its impact on both commercial and residential real estate.

NAR’s Clear Cooperation Policy
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by The CE Shop Team

In this video, our COO Dan Harris and real estate expert Nick D'Ambrosia explain why MLS Statement 8.0 (NAR’s Clear Cooperation Policy) was deemed necessary, how it impacts the way you post listings, and the penalties associated with violations of the policy.

Father of Harlem: The Phillip A. Payton Jr. Story
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by The CE Shop Team

We’re commemorating Black History Month by highlighting real estate entrepreneur Phillip A. Payton Jr., though he’s better known as the “Father of Harlem.”

Optimize Your Social Media Marketing in 2021
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by The CE Shop Team

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the significance of digital communication and connection on social media has spiked. Now is the time for you to update your social media channels and meet consumers where they are.

Sunburns or Tax Burns: COVID-19 Pushes Retirement for Many
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by The CE Shop Team

Coronavirus is accelerating retirement for baby boomers located in high-taxed states. Their departure is an interesting sign of COVID-19’s lasting influence.

Tax Deductions
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by The CE Shop Team

In this video, our COO Dan Harris explains the importance of tax deductions for independent real estate professionals and how regular record-keeping can help you keep more of your hard-earned commissions come tax time.