Archive June 2012
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Weekly Short Sale Tip: NAWRB Partners With Short Sale Guru SmithThe Short Sale Guru, Renee Smith, and NAWRB have partnered together to offer weekly short sale tips. Real estate veteran, author, and attorney Smith is spotlighted every Monday on the local Florida channel Fox 29 from 8:00am-9:00am EST as the Short Sale Guru.
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New Certification: Truckee Mountain Properties
NAWRB congratulates Truckee Mountain Properties on becoming an official women-owned, NAWRB certified business. Truckee Mountain Properties is a residential and commercial real estate brokerage located in Truckee, CA.
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SoFly Tip #6: Facebook Cover PhotosDO COVER PHOTOS MATTER?
They are interactive, captivating, and keep your demographic interested when you match it to your branding. Do not get the cover photo confused with the profile image because the profile image is what follows you across Facebook, It should be your logo and stay consistent. The cover photo, however, should be regularly updated to keep brand appeal fresh. With the timeline, youve got more space to enhance the page visually and tell your companys story, as visual content is up to 80% more engaging than before. With larger photos and starred stories, brands can craft a rich virtual history; one that gives it a life of its own.
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NAWRB Welcomes New Visual Communications Coordinator Shubin
NAWRB is pleased to announce graphic designer Stephanie Shubin as the new Visual Communications Coordinator. Shubin joined NAWRB to manage the national trade group's visual communications, acting as the new point of contact for Platinum Marketing Services and the design of N Magazine.
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Contract Caps: Women Vendors Only Getting 0.1% from US Set Asides
A new federal program to help small contractors owned by women is drawing criticism from lawmakers and business advocates who say it has provided too little assistance to too few firms. By the end of the 2011 fiscal year, agencies had doled out $21.1 million in set asides, equal to about 0.1% of the amount the number one government contractor won in federal awards.
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Did You Know?N Magazine
features unique content for #WomenBizOwners, such as exclusive interviews with industry veterans, business development tools, book reviews, feature stories, and more.
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10 Best Beach Towns to Buy Foreclosures
According to a report released by RealtyTrac, certain beach towns offer sizeable discounts that make a vacation dream home more attainable. The study was based on 2012's first quarter home sale prices for distressed properties, and ranked the top 10 beach towns to buy foreclosures.
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HGTV Realtor Favorite Rinomato is Back with Buy Herself
One in four buyers today are single women, while single men represent only one in ten buyers. Canadian realtor Sandra Rinomato from HGTV's Property Virgins
now hosts a new show, Buy Herself
- helping single women find the perfect home. Rinomato noticed that more and more single women are buying homes on their own, so she decided to craft a new house-hunting type show around those statistics.
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Zillow Reports Home Price News For May: Outlook Positive
Although residential real estate prices are still falling nationally on an annual basis, resent research from Zillow reported a 0.5% gain from April to May. This is the third consecutive month of gains, and rises in rents in 77% of the markets analyzed. Attention has now shifted to the tug of war situation with inventory and location.
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GSE Foreclosure Alternatives Make Short Sales Easier for Military Homeowners
Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Edward DeMarco announced yesterday that military homeowners with GSE loans, who receive Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, can sell their homes via short sale without having to go into default first. Last year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac issued guidance to servicers to count PCS orders as a hardship, but this new policy takes an even great step forward.
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