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Homeownership Rate Rises Unexpectedly

For several years following its 2004 peak, the homeownership rate was falling. Fewer Americans were buying homes and, instead, more were choosing to rent. The reasons behind this were fairly obvious. The housing crash and financial crisis made buying a home difficult…

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Facts About Personal Branding

1.  Shared values are the building blocks of the brand-customer  relationship. According to the Harvard Business Review, 64% of  consumers in a study said shared values were the primary reason for their  connection with a brand. 2.  Consistency is key. It…

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Personal Branding for Real Estate Agents

The word “brand” constantly is tossed around in marketing conversations. While mentioned often, the meaning of the word is a bit obscure. If asked the question “What is a brand?” many people would mention logos, slogans, colors, and even specific…

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Summer Housing Sentiment Hits Record High

How are Americans feeling about the real estate market this summer? Well, according to Fannie Mae’s monthly Home Purchase Sentiment Index, as good as ever. The index – which measures consumers’ attitudes about home prices, buying and selling, mortgage rates,…

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Nail & Hair Care Spa Earns Top Ratings

Nail & Hair Care Spa receives its second straight City Beat News Spectrum Award for providing customers with excellent service. ELLICOTT CITY, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, June 6, 2017 — Nail & Hair Care Spa has received high praise from satisfied…

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Orfin & Associates

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Orfin & Associates also has satellite offices in Sterling Heights and Novi. Since establishing his company, Orfin & Associates, in 2000, Dan Orfin has been dedicated to helping his clients develop a sound financial program customized…

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