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MRIS In The Press: CEO David Charron and VP Andrew Strauch Talk Shop

There are two media mentions from our staff that we wanted to pass on. Our CEO David Charron continued his contributions to the Washington Post series of Spring Guides with a discussion about the importance of new construction, and its data, to the real estate market and the economy as... Read More

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Arlington: First Comes Cash Sale, Then Comes Mortgage

Our friends at RealtyTrac have released their Institutional Investor & Cash Sales Report for 2014 which looks at trends for entities that buy at least ten properties in a calendar year. Of the many interesting findings, the one that jumped out at us the most was when Arlington County got a... Read More

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Freddie Mac Rolls Out 3% Downpayments For Qualified Buyers

Late last year we mentioned that both Fannie and Freddie were going to make it easier for buyers to come up with downpayment amounts by lowering the minimum to 3% instead of 5% and as of now both programs are open to applicants. Monday was the day Freddie announced the program would... Read More

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Don’t Forget To Attend Inman Select’s Live Webinar Tomorrow At 1pm EST

Our CEO David Charron was mentioned in this Inman article about a talk he gave to brokers in Warrenton, Virginia where he shares the anecdote of asking how many of them had signed up for Inman Select. All but two of them raised their hands—and those two joined later that day. They know... Read More

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The Easiest Way To Give (And Get) Feedback Using ShowingTime

Have you ever wanted to let a listing agent know what your clients thought of a property but have been so busy after a showing that you haven’t had time to send them an email or give them a call? ShowingTime makes it easy to give feedback right from your... Read More

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Local Agents Make List Of Finalists For REALTOR® Magazine’s 30 Under 30

REALTOR® Magazine has released their list of finalists for their 30 Under 30 class of 2015 and we’re delighted to announce that five agents from the MRIS region are on the list. It’s time to get out the vote to support them! Please go to this link to cast your vote. Voting begins... Read More

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MRIS And RBI Contribute To Washington Post’s Continuing Spring Real Estate Coverage

The second installment of the Washington Post’s spring real estate coverage comes out this weekend and we have two contributions to the issue. CEO David Charron discusses one of his favorite topics—smart tech homes and all the inventions that are starting to make their way into houses. On the more data side... Read More

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Sign Up Now To Join Inman’s Live Webinar With Industry Leaders

Next week Inman is hosting Bring Your Business Alive a live webinar with some of the biggest names in the business. Tune in on March 25th from 1:00pm-3:00pm ET to hear from such luminaries as Sherry Chris, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate; Nela Richardson, Chief Economist at Redfin; and many more. See the... Read More

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Attract Millennial Buyers With These Staging Tips From Our VP of Product Innovation, Andrew Strauch

You might remember that our VP of Product Innovation, Andrew Strauch, penned a column a few months ago about innovative marketing techniques for catching the attention of first-time/younger buyers. In it he mentioned the idea that what millennials are really looking for in their living spaces is “College 2.0″. Now... Read More

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FREE Cloud CMA Seminar: Listing Presentation Secrets

As a real estate professional, effective communication can open doors for you that you never even knew existed. In today’s digital world, your marketing and communication messages are everywhere, creating a brand that drives your real estate objectives long after the first impression. Join Cloud CMA and MRIS to discover... Read More