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Moneycorp Currency and International Payments Specialist Opens Miami Office

Moneycorp, a currency and international payments specialist, has opened a new office in Miami, a key location for international property purchase in the south of Florida, the company has announced. ...


ForRent.com® Assists in Home/Apartment Setup with New TV Buying WebApp

ForRent.com®, leading online apartment search destination, inspires renters across the country to discover their next apartment, condo, loft or townhouse. By being available to the renter every step of the way, from searching for a place to live to moving in to making that space a home, ForRent.com allows for ...


Pending Home Sales Slow in October but Remain Higher Than a Year Ago

Pending home sales declined in October but remained at a healthy level of activity and are above year-over-year levels for the second straight month, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Leading on all Levels: First Weber Group

With more than 50 offices and 1,200 agents, Wisconsin’s First Weber Group has risen to become the state’s No. 1 firm in transactions, according to RISMedia’s 2014 Power Broker Report. Driving this great success is the firm’s commitment to its agents, customers and the community at large—and an innovative approach ...


HomeFinder.com Partners to Provide Access to Millions of Digital Listings

The Local Media Consortium, a nationwide alliance of leading local media outlets, has announced a new partnership with HomeFinder.com, a top digital real estate site. The agreement will provide consumers nationwide with local access to more than four million real estate listings on HomeFinder.com. ...


Idea Exchange Council Comes Together with Common Goal of Raising the Caliber of the Real Estate Industry

Two times per year, at NAR’s major meetings, the idea exchange council for brokers comes together to share broker challenges, ideas and solutions. ...


REBAC Hall of Fame Highlights the Top Crop in Buyer Representation

Each November, as agents are in full-swing for the fall buying and selling season, the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) acknowledges the achievements of its most accomplished members by inducting them into the REBAC Hall of Fame. Initially nominated by their peers and then selected by a panel of ...


Fixed Rate Mortgages Continue to Fall…Should You Be Refinancing?

The interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate loan fell to 3.99 percent last week, a milestone not seen in more than a year. What’s more, this rate marks significant dips from those of the past several decades. In fact, it’s 1.75 percent lower than November 2004, 5.18 percent lower ...


Keeping Tabs on Current Trends

In today’s broker spotlight, RISMedia interviews Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties Chairman and CEO Bill Keleher on trends in his market, demographics, tips on staying current and what challenges in business he’s overcome. ...


Reinventing the Real Estate Brokerage Model: HomeSmart International

In 2000, when Matt Widdows founded the HomeSmart brand in Phoenix, Ariz., it wasn’t for any other reason than to make his own life easier as a real estate agent. Widdows had worked for other real estate companies in the Metropolitan Phoenix market and always felt like he couldn’t quite ...


Getting Back to the Basics

From improving company branding to keeping agents motivated, Gerry Burke, the managing partner with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices HWWB, REALTORS® in Birmingham, Mich., has over 28 years of experience navigating the tumultuous real estate terrain. In the following interview, she reveals several of ...


Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Expands Technology Division

Nick Bozovich has joined Howard Hanna Real Estate Services as Vice President of Information Technology – a newly created role that will focus on developing and executing IT strategy that supports the company’s overall business plans and growth initiatives. ...


Long & Foster Reorganizes Northeast Regions

In an effort to better support its real estate agents and their clients, Long & Foster Real Estate has restructured its Philadelphia, New Jersey, Delaware and Eastern Shore (Maryland) regions into two new regions. Going forward, the company will operate a coastal region, which will include all of its Jersey ...


Help Automate Your Business with zipForm(R) Plus and Zapier

To help real estate professionals leverage all of their web applications, zipLogix has integrated zipForm(R) Plus with Zapier. Zapier specializes in connecting web applications utilizing 'If This - Then That' automation. ...


Commercial Real Estate Demand Is Holding Steady despite Overseas Concerns

Despite a slowing global economy, forward economic momentum in the U.S. should keep commercial real estate activity on firmer footing, according to the National Association of REALTORS® quarterly commercial real estate forecast. ...


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