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Coldwell Banker CEO to managing brokers: We must evolve or die

Coldwell Banker CEO to managing brokers: We must evolve or die


At the brokerage’s leadership summit in Chicago, company leaders Charlie Young and Ryan Gorman both spoke frankly about the challenges facing the 113-year-old brand, from Compass and Keller Williams to restructuring and rebranding efforts.

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Realogy announces restructuring as CEO denies Compass rumors

Realogy announces restructuring as CEO denies Compass rumors


Realogy Holdings Group, parent company of brokerage brands like Coldwell Banker, Better Homes and…

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Trump administration walks fine line with Fannie and Freddie reform plan

Trump administration walks fine line with Fannie and Freddie reform plan


The long-anticipated vision of the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac provides the public with the first concrete roadmap for returning the two firms to full private ownership.

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Survey: Homeowners say buying a home makes them happier

Survey: Homeowners say buying a home makes them happier


Money can’t buy happiness, right? Well, maybe it can—as long as what it’s buying is a home.

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After two strong months, pending home sales slow

After two strong months, pending home sales slow


After two straight months of nationwide increases, the number of listings under contract by the end of July fell on a monthly basis.

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Why slowing home price growth is only part of the picture

Why slowing home price growth is only part of the picture


So far, recent declines in mortgage rates have mainly resulted in more refinancing activity — not in a surge in home sales.

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Consumer confidence remains strong amid economic unease

Consumer confidence remains strong amid economic unease


The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index for August showed Americans shared broadly strong views of the overall economy and their own financial health near the end of the summer.

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Builders finish summer strong but face uncertainty ahead

Builders finish summer strong but face uncertainty ahead


Economists were expecting new-home sales to finish stronger in July, aided by low mortgage rates that act as an incentive for buyers.

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Existing-home sales post year-over-year gain

Existing-home sales post year-over-year gain


Sales of existing homes in July logged their first year-over-year gain in 16 months.

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Millennials need more education on home buying

Millennials need more education on home buying


Despite financial issues and a lack of knowledge, 89 percent of millennials still said they hoped to become a homeowner at some point.

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