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2022 Design Trends to Keep in Mind When Staging a Home
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by The CE Shop Team

Staging with current, in-vogue elements can add freshness to your listings. From on-trend paint colors to in-demand furniture pieces, here’s what’s hot in 2022.

The Marshall Fire: Lessons in Wildfire Recovery From Boulder
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by The CE Shop Team

A late-December Colorado wildfire destroyed 1,084 homes, forcing many to begin the arduous process of recovery in a county facing a severe housing shortage.

Key Takeaways From NAR's 2021 Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers
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by The CE Shop Team

New year, new real estate market! Understanding last year’s trends, preferences, and tendencies can help you build a proactive business approach in 2022.

How a Minnesota Agent Uses Tech to Better Serve His Clients
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by The CE Shop Team

Brandon Doyle, a Minnesota real estate agent and recipient of The CE Shop’s Innovation Award, is an author, speaker, and trailblazer in the world of tech tools.

BusyKid Makes Money Management Fun for Kids
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by BusyKid

Looking for a way your child can get money and learn something while using it? BusyKid allows them to earn money that can be used to save, invest, or spend.

Did Marge Simpson Break NAR's Code of Ethics?
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by The CE Shop Team

In 1997, Marge Simpson became a real estate agent and joined Red Blazer Realty. But did The Simpsons's matriarch break NAR's Code of Ethics with her clients?

The CE Shop Collection: Greatest Hits of 2021
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by The CE Shop Team

From haunted houses to curb appeal, The CE Shop has been pumping out actionable real estate content all year long. Here’s what you, our readers, most enjoyed.

5 Glamorous Celebrity Home Tours From Architectural Digest
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by The CE Shop Team

Celebrity home tours give us a glimpse into a world of meticulously curated homes. Here are five glamorous tours from Architectural Digest.

How to Overcome Common Ethical Dilemmas in Real Estate
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by The CE Shop Team

Did you know that some real estate agents break the National Association of REALTORSⓇ Code of Ethics every day? Make sure that you’re not one of them!

Episode 80: The Current State of the U.S. Housing Inventory
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by The CE Shop Team

Low supply and high demand will continue to frustrate homebuyers across the U.S. How can prospective homeowners find relief, both in the short and long term?