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"We're in for a little bit of a roller coaster," San Francisco real estate agent says

Jul 15, 2022
As mortgage rates rise, the housing market in San Francisco has come "to a screeching halt," says Cynthia Cummins.
In June, 14.9% of housing agreements nationwide fell through, Redfin reported.
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As the real estate market cools, so does the market for agents

Jun 21, 2022
As home sales decline, the field is becoming more competitive.
Thousands of people became real estate agents during the pandemic, but the cooling housing market is making the field more competitive.
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Missoula's hot housing market makes this real estate agent's job harder

Aug 4, 2021
"You're working twice as hard for the same amount of money," says Mindy Palmer of helping buyers in a tight market.
Limited inventory and high home prices have created challenges for Mindy Palmer, a realtor in Missoula, Montana.
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As the housing market heats up, so does competition among realtors

Mar 16, 2018
With fewer homes to sell, realtors say they need to look for new ways to find business
Jim Haffey, an agent at Howard Hanna Realty Services, says the influx of new realtors has him working harder to find new business. Recently, he's started sending video postcards to potential clients.
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Lights, camera, helicopter, open house!

Sep 1, 2015
Some L.A. realtors resort to Hollywood-worthy productions to sell a house.