Ep 19: Midyear Conference Recap w/ Jessica Hickok

We are joined for a recap of NAR’s Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo that took place in Washington D.C. (better known as Midyear Conference) with Oklahoma Association of REALTORS® C.E.O. Jessica Hickok. We get a great look into the working of the association as well as some of the big changes that are coming up on the horizon for REALTORS®.

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Ep 17: Escalation Clauses & Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Talking about Escalation Clauses in contracts. These clauses are spurred by competition and a hot market. Be prepared when dealing with an escalation clause – things to do & things to keep in mind. Also, learn about some common pitfalls during a closing and what you can do to avoid them.

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Ep 16: Opioids & Tracking Mileage

There is an opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. What are REALTORS® and real estate agents doing to help in the fight against it? Also, do you track your miles for tax deductions? Learn about an easy to use app, MileIQ, that helps tracking miles as easy as swiping left or right on your phone and the benefits it can have come tax time.

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Instant Reaction: Q1 GDP

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the morning’s U.S. Commerce Department report on Q1 GDP: “The continuing economic expansion assures further job creations and household formations. However, the latest GDP growth rate (of 2.3%) is short of what is possible. Residential investment spending showed zero growth because single-family and condominium construction have not […]

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Instant Reaction: Q1 Homeownership Rate and S&P/Case-Shiller

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the S&P/Case-Shiller release on February home prices: “There is no let-up to rising home prices. The Case-Shiller Index and National Association of Realtors® median home price both show gains of roughly double the average wage growth. Even as the tightening job market is starting to boost incomes, […]

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