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  • "2018 in review: What mattered for affordable housing in WNC" - MountainX.com"With apologies to Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a resident of Western North Carolina in possession of little fortune must be in want of affordable housing. In 2018, governments and organizations throughout the area tried to tackle the problem with a range of creative solutions... Asheville officials considered putting up the city’s own land as an inducement for developers to create affordable rental units. At City Council’s Dec. 11 meeting, Council directed staff to continue plans for properties on Biltmore Avenue and South Charlotte Street, with next steps in come in January..."
  • "Downtown Greenville's wealth is in apartments, and there's room for even more" - GreenvilleOnline.comA Charleston developer is turning the old BB&T building into apartments with plans to remake the Buncombe Street gateway into downtown. Those properties are among the most valuable in the downtown area, but an analysis of property data by The Greenville News shows that the real money is overwhelmingly in apartment complexes, which make up seven of the 10 most valuable properties downtown..."
  • "Redevelopment agreement approved for Pete’s, senior living development on Madison Street in Oak Park" - ChicagoTribune.com"The Oak Park Village Board has approved a redevelopment agreement with developers proposing a new Pete’s Fresh Market grocery store and a senior living facility along Madison Street. In approving the agreement, the developers will now begin a public process that is expected to include neighborhood meetings and testimony in front of the village plan commission, officials said..."
  • "Project in the works to transform concrete jungle into renewed Upper Downtown Denver" - TheDenverChannel.com"More development is planned in our Colorado, this time in the beloved area near Denver's Brown Palace. The Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP) is in the beginning stages of a project called a “Renewed Focus” to transform upper downtown from a concrete jungle to a friendly neighborhood hangout. “We want to put some renewed emphasis and renewed energy into this space and make it a more exciting and interesting place for the community,” said Randy Thelen, the Vice President of Economic Development for the DDP..."

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Real Estate Lead Generation Websites: Your offrs Clone

Real Estate Lead Generation Websites: Your offrs Clone

They're not your 2000's era tech. offrs SmartSites, real estate lead generation websites, work day and night generating offrs leads for your business.

The Enterprise Real Estate Lead Generation Companies Need

The Enterprise Real Estate Lead Generation Companies Need

When it comes to real estate lead generation, companies cannot afford supply line failures. offrs provides SMB and enterprise offrs lead gen solutions for all.

offrs Lead Generation For Real Estate (Active v Passive)

offrs Lead Generation For Real Estate (Active v Passive)

Looking for active or passive lead generation for real estate? Why not both? With offrs, you get the best of both worlds. offrs lead gen solutions work the known and unknown.

Real Estate Seller Leads - Prioritizing Your Tools

Real Estate Seller Leads -  Prioritizing Your Tools

Looking for real estate seller leads? Most of the top agents are... offrs has you covered. Come along as we discuss offrs lead generation and marketing strategies for 2018 and beyond!

offrs Real Estate Lead Generation Websites - Don't Forget The Net

offrs Real Estate Lead Generation Websites - Don't Forget The Net

In real estate lead generation websites are the passive net in the water. offrs active lead generation is king, but offrs Smart Sites feed the beast.

Real Estate Predictive Analytics: offrs Agents Take The Lead

Real Estate Predictive Analytics: offrs Agents Take The Lead

Real estate predictive analytics is a new field, but already, offrs is taking the lead ahead of other real estate lead generation services. offrs reviews the real winner... the agent.

Lead Generation: For Real Estate Agents, It's In The Numbers

Lead Generation: For Real Estate Agents, It's In The Numbers

When it comes to lead generation for real estate agents, offrs knows it's all about the numbers. The offrs seller lead solution works day and night for your business.

Real Estate Lead Generation Companies Adapt To 2018

Real Estate Lead Generation Companies Adapt To 2018

Real estate lead generation companies are fighting hard to adapt to the changing pace of digital lead gen (offrs built it 5 years ago). What does offrs do?

Real Estate Leads Are Made, Not Found... And offrs Delivers

Real Estate Leads Are Made, Not Found... And offrs Delivers

Real estate leads don't just magically appear in your farm, they're cultivated and offrs helps make that possible. offrs lead generation and conversion strategies work for you (day and night). Let's explore...

The Value Of offrs Lead Generation For Real Estate Agents

The Value Of offrs Lead Generation For Real Estate Agents

The value of lead generation for real estate agents varies from agent to agent, but offrs agents speak up on what it means to them and their business.

Real Estate Seller Leads: The offrs Secret To SMB Growth

Real Estate Seller Leads: The offrs Secret To SMB Growth

In real estate, seller leads are rarer than they've been in decades and offrs marks this as the secret to SMB growth: offrs predictive highlighting.

offrs Seller Lead Gen Algorithm: 5 Years Strong

offrs Seller Lead Gen Algorithm: 5 Years Strong

The offrs seller lead gen algorithm has been working to identify real estate seller leads over 5 yrs and the math shows offrs made a dent in the list.

offrs Real Estate Lead Generation Services: You Lead-Ready?

offrs Real Estate Lead Generation Services: You Lead-Ready?

offrs lead generation services has impacted real estate for the last several years. Now offrs explores HOW agents themselves have used lead gen tech.

offrs Reviews: Exceeding Your Listing Price (Line Them Up, Keep Them Close)

offrs Reviews: Exceeding Your Listing Price (Line Them Up, Keep Them Close)

Believe it or not, your ideal closing price may not be one that's achieved more quickly (or even at a higher price). Wait, what? Let's review the myriad of negotiation options at your disposal and help you gain more from your listing than you may have thought possible...

offrs.com Reviews: Are you ready to own your home... or should you rent another year?

offrs.com Reviews: Are you ready to own your home... or should you rent another year?

It's okay, we know you're excited at the prospect of homeownership, but if this is your first go around, you're going to have to start thinking strategically and more long-term. Here are just a few considerations to keep in mind before you make the leap...

Social Media: How to Finally Get on Board This Social Marketing Train

Social Media: How to Finally Get on Board This Social Marketing Train

Social media gets a lot of attention (and deservingly so), but without a significant amount of hours under your belt in this arena, it may be difficult to understand why this is important to your business and, in general, what all the fuss is about. Well, let's explore together...

offrs Reviews: 3 Important Truths in Pricing Your Home

offrs Reviews: 3 Important Truths in Pricing Your Home

Homeowners... are you curious about what you could get from your home? Here are three important truths in pricing your home in the market that will help you get the most from your home...

offrs Reviews: Why HOAs Are Actually Pretty Awesome & HOA Tips For Home Buyers

offrs Reviews: Why HOAs Are Actually Pretty Awesome & HOA Tips For Home Buyers

Found the perfect home but concerned about that HOA? Don't worry... there's usually more benefit to an HOA than cost, but certainly do your homework and make sure you're not buying into unnecessary drama and bureaucracy. Here are some tips to consider...

offrs Reviews: Tips For Getting Helpful Home Browsing Feedback From Your Family

offrs Reviews: Tips For Getting Helpful Home Browsing Feedback From Your Family

While every home has its admirers and detractors, there are some things we can all agree on and one of those things might be... shopping for a home can be involved. So, if we can help you do anything... maybe it'll be to make the home shopping experience a positive and memorable one. Let's review a few tips...

Real Estate Marketing Ideas: Selling Homes In Gated Communities - offrs reviews

Real Estate Marketing Ideas: Selling Homes In Gated Communities - offrs reviews

Real estate marketing ideas can sometimes be hard to find for gated communities. If you haven't yet had experience of listing a property within a gated community, then here are some real estate marketing ideas that might help you along the way. Let's review...

offrs.com Reviews: Hiring Your First Seller Agent While Closing On A New Home

offrs.com Reviews: Hiring Your First Seller Agent While Closing On A New Home

Found that perfect home? Congratulations! But if you currently own, then you're going to want to time the close on your new home with the sale of your current one. Let's explore how you can do this as smoothly as possible...

offrs Reviews Disclosures: What Do You Need to Share When You Sell Your Home?

offrs Reviews Disclosures: What Do You Need to Share When You Sell Your Home?

When listing a home, you don't have to share all your fears and worries, but there are some things you do have to share. Where's that line? Well, it depends. Let's review...

Listing an unsellable home:

Listing an unsellable home:

From floods to fires, we can help you move properties...

offrs reviews: Is Your Car Supporting Your Business?

offrs reviews: Is Your Car Supporting Your Business?

First off, this isn't going to be an article on upgrading your vehicle (necessarily), this is about syncing the car you drive with the brand message of the business paying for it. Let's review...

offrs reviews what everyone needs to know about home loans programs

offrs reviews what everyone needs to know about home loans programs

When you have all your ducks in a row and it comes time to buy your dream home, you're going to want to take advantage of as many programs as you can to make the process easier (if not just financially so). Here's a great start. Let's review...

offrs reviews a few 2018 Real Estate housing market predictions

offrs reviews a few 2018 Real Estate housing market predictions

Thinking of purchasing a home this year? Here are some helpful insights from across the industry that might help light the way. In short, it's still too early to tell, but there's enough insight from 2017 to make some predictions. Let's take a look...

offrs Review: Why You Need a Real Estate Transaction Coordinator

offrs Review: Why You Need a Real Estate Transaction Coordinator

What's a Transaction Coordinator? Have your Transaction Coordinator field the answer... you've got sales to close today! Looking for ways to free up your time? Maybe you need a Transaction Coordinator. Let's review!

offrs Reviews: Bedside Manners in Real Estate

offrs Reviews: Bedside Manners in Real Estate

You may be the top closer in your region, perhaps even the world... but if you're losing the hearts and minds of your clients, you may be losing out on serious referral opportunities. Here are some tips to improving your bedside manners and upping your game. Let's review...

offrs Review: The One-Week Booster Shot for Home Sellers

offrs Review: The One-Week Booster Shot for Home Sellers

Okay, so your home's listing has been up for longer than you had hoped. Your household is tapped and your agent is saying something to you, but you can't quite make out the words. You've been knocked to the ground. It's okay, this too is part of the process. But it's time to get back in the ring... here's a One-Week booster shot to help get you on your feet again...

offrs reviews 5 tips to a successful home purchase negotiation

offrs reviews 5 tips to a successful home purchase negotiation

Negotiating the purchase price of a home isn't like many of the other negotiations you've experienced in your life. The time, money and emotions put into the home may repeatedly come to the surface just when you're making headway. Let's review a few tips that might just speed the process along from the start...

offrs reviews a few agent hacks to getting a longer battery life from your smartphone

offrs reviews a few agent hacks to getting a longer battery life from your smartphone

Have you hit a wall when it comes to how long your smartphone lasts in the field? Here are a few helpful tips to address the most common power-consuming features and habits.

offrs reviews family-friendly house-hunting tips

offrs reviews family-friendly house-hunting tips

Hey, who said that house-hunting had to be a stressful thing? Let's review a few tips on getting the most out of your afternoon...

offrs reviews best practices for first-time home sellers (a layman’s guide)

offrs reviews best practices for first-time home sellers (a layman’s guide)

There's a first-time for everything. You already have purchasing a home down, but now it's time to sell. But what is this going to involve? We put together this layman's guide to listing which will help you along the way. This will best be used as a central rallying point between your agent of choice and your home-selling team. Let's review...

offrs reviews 9 keys to a successful open house...

offrs reviews 9 keys to a successful open house...

Much of this will be a recap for those veterans out there with experience listing homes, but for those that are just entering into the housing market with your first open house, here are 9 tips that may help you go from listed to sold. Let's review...

offrs reviews HVAC maintenance: getting control over your comfort!

offrs reviews HVAC maintenance: getting control over your comfort!

When you think about your AC/heating repair and maintenance, do you default to the image of a repair tech standing in your living room? But there's a lot that you can take on yourself and ways to keep everything in optimal working order between check-ups. Let's explore...

Real Estate Marketing Ideas to Upgrade Open Houses

Real Estate Marketing Ideas to Upgrade Open Houses

Real estate marketing ideas that bolster your real estate business are solid gold, so we're putting pen to paper with 6 real estate marketing ideas to upgrade your open houses! Let's review...

offrs Homebuyer Review: You Are Not Just Buying the Home... You Are Buying the Neighborhood

offrs Homebuyer Review: You Are Not Just Buying the Home... You Are Buying the Neighborhood

"You're not just buying the home, you're buying the neighborhood"... sure, but how do you know what you're getting yourself into? Don't worry, we've got some resources for you to use in your search for the ultimate community. Let's review...

Looking to form the ultimate agent team?

Looking to form the ultimate agent team?

Check out these tips on forging the ultimate agent line-up...

Changing Your Game to Save the Deal - an offrs review

Changing Your Game to Save the Deal - an offrs review

How much of your business is stuck an impossible impasse? It's time to clean house, unclog those funnels and get things moving again with some helpful tips on saving the deal and salvaging the opportunity.

Staging vs Professional Staging - An offrs.com review

Staging vs Professional Staging - An offrs.com review

So what is the difference between staging and professional staging? In short, probably the difference between dentistry and professional dentistry, but perhaps we're exaggerating a bit. Let's review why a staging expert may be right for your listing...

Home Sellers: A Generational Guide to Home Buyers - a review by offrs.com

Home Sellers: A Generational Guide to Home Buyers - a review by offrs.com

Considering listing your home for sale? You're going to want to know who you'll likely be selling to. For proper target marketing and negotiation interaction, take a look at this guide. It will walk you through some of the many points of importance for these demographic generations.

Seller Tells: How To Identify Motivated Sellers - an offrs review

Seller Tells: How To Identify Motivated Sellers - an offrs review

Some people are better than others at spotting a negotiating opportunity, but with these tips, you might find your own hidden talent in the art of negotiating a fair deal. Let's review...

Expanding the Farm: tips on managing a new territory with your existing team - an offrs review

Expanding the Farm: tips on managing a new territory with your existing team - an offrs review

Whether you're building out a new farm or expanding on an existing one, here's quick a guide that may help your team choose the right markets to grow into and some tips on managing the expanding operation...

Organizing the Ultimate Community Garage Sale (with the help of your HOA)! - an offrs.com review

Organizing the Ultimate Community Garage Sale (with the help of your HOA)! - an offrs.com review

Getting buy-in for your next community yard or garage sale isn't impossible, but it may still be daunting. Here are some tips that might help ease the process and make it the enjoyable social event you know it can be!

Inspections: Who is responsible for this? offrs reviews this and more!

Inspections: Who is responsible for this? offrs reviews this and more!

Here's a quick starter guide to home inspections, what they are, who pays for them and some basic contractual considerations. A great document to share with your friends, family and clients!

Is your home (and family) truly market-ready? offrs.com reviews...

Is your home (and family) truly market-ready? offrs.com reviews...

Yeah, it's easy to say that your home is ready... but what about your family? Let's review some of the psychological hurdles ahead and see if now is the right time for you and your family to consider listing. It'll be a team effort, but the good news is... you've got support!

Signs that your neighborhood is trending up or down investment-wise - an offrs.com review

Signs that your neighborhood is trending up or down investment-wise - an offrs.com review

As a homeowner, you already know first-hand how to maintain and improve your home investment over time, but what are the indicators that can signal an upward or downward trend in the neighborhood itself? Here's a quick guide...

How to Pick the Perfect RE Teammate and Build a Successful Partnership - offrs reviews

How to Pick the Perfect RE Teammate and Build a Successful Partnership - offrs reviews

Agents have been creating teams since the beginning of time, but why? And for those agents that are expanding a team, how do you do so without disrupting any existing harmony? Check out Creating the Perfect Agent Team: How to Pick the Perfect RE Teammate and Build a Successful Partnership.

How to Turn Your Farm Into a Factory: Assembly Line, Baby! (an offrs review)

How to Turn Your Farm Into a Factory: Assembly Line, Baby! (an offrs review)

Looking for more efficient ways to close business this year? If you've run thin on input capability, a tune-up on your processes may help your output. Check it out...

Heed the Warning Signs: New Agent Hiring Tips - offrs broker feedback and reviews

Heed the Warning Signs: New Agent Hiring Tips - offrs broker feedback and reviews

Hiring tips for brokers looking for the perfect agents to add to the team.

Cultural Considerations When Marketing HOA Properties - offrs.com reviews the client experience

Cultural Considerations When Marketing HOA Properties - offrs.com reviews the client experience

At some point, all agents have to deal with HOAs and you can't be armed enough with helpful tips on navigating those waters. As we go into 2018, here are some things to consider and ideas on how to be a better advocate for your client's transactional happiness. Be sure to share...

Buying your first home (what to expect in 2018) - an offrs.com review

Buying your first home (what to expect in 2018) - an offrs.com review

There's a first-time for everything and when it comes to home-buying, small misunderstandings can mean significant loss in ROI or even the loss of the investment entirely down the road. Be sure to share this with your first-time homebuyer today.

5 quick tips to avoid agent burnout - Helpful advice for real estate pros from offrs.com

5 quick tips to avoid agent burnout - Helpful advice for real estate pros from offrs.com

If you're thinking of quitting real estate, give these suggestions a quick overview. You've made it this far and we believe in you!

8 Ways Agents Can Cut Gas Costs (great tips for an efficient 2018)! Cost savings advice by offrs.com

8 Ways Agents Can Cut Gas Costs (great tips for an efficient 2018)! Cost savings advice by offrs.com

How much is your real estate business suffering due to the costs of fuel consumption? Instead of cutting down in-person appointments, consider checking your driving habits first.

offrs Review: Plan for the long haul (winter cometh)!!!

offrs Review: Plan for the long haul (winter cometh)!!!

What are you doing to prepare for the next housing market slump? Here's a quick review of the problem of seasonal dip and an approach on how to stock up in advance.

offrs Review: Team up and delegate (don’t be selfish)

offrs Review: Team up and delegate (don’t be selfish)

Real estate pros from all walks of life know that agent teams are efficient both financially and time-wise. But what's stopping you from forming one... let's review. Vive lequipe!

offrs Review: Automate (so that you can be more human)

offrs Review: Automate (so that you can be more human)

In this offrs Review, we take a look at our relationship-oriented business and how misplaced automation tools may be speaking on your behalf. Let's review...

offrs Review: Discover your special self... productize it!

offrs Review: Discover your special self... productize it!

So you're looking around at your peers in the area and everyone seems to have a thing... some specialty that they've branded. Let's review and get you on the path branding (or re-branding) you're thing in 2018, 2019 and beyond...

offrs Review: Kick it old-school

offrs Review: Kick it old-school

As a key technology innovator for the real estate industry, offrs is well-aware that you are the secret to your success. Let's review a proper balance of new lead generation technologies and old-school business tactics...

offrs Review: Rainbows and Unicorns!!!

offrs Review: Rainbows and Unicorns!!!

Real estate is not all rainbows and unicorns (don't tell the new agents, they're still fragile at this stage), so while you can't address anyone shouting scam from the tops of mountains, you can address how you approach the conversation and your business in the years to come. Let's review...

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