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Contemporary Homes Can Be a Bargain

(TNC)—When Lama Kabakibi first saw the sunny atrium in the center of a Franklin Lakes, N.J., contemporary house, she was hooked. ...


RESPRO® Taps NAR’s Director of Real Estate Services as Its New President and Executive Director

The Real Estate Services Providers Council Inc. (RESPRO®) has announced that Ken Trepeta, Director of Real Estate Services for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), will succeed Sue Johnson as President and Executive Director of the trade association. ...


ziplogix Forms Integration Partnership with Systems Engineering, Inc.

zipLogix, a technology company helping real estate professionals improve productivity and efficiency, is adding Systems Engineering Inc. (SEI) to its growing partnership program. The agreement creates a new integration between zipForm® Plus with zipFormMLS-Connect® and SEI’s Navica MLS software to share data and streamline workflow for real estate professionals. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Recognized as Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate recently announced that it has been named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” as part of the 2015 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study, an annual brand equity tracker that measures and compares brand health among more than 1,400 brands across nearly 150 categories. As ...


Real Estate Q&A: Owner Can’t Remove Squatter without Court Order

(TNS)—Q: We rent out a house. After a prior tenant moved out, we spent a few weeks cleaning up and repainting. Over the weekend, someone just moved into the house without permission. I threw him out on his ear, and now I am ...


Tell Millennials What They Want to Hear: Five Tips for Communicating with Millennial Clients

Millennials, defined as people born between 1981 and 1997, grew up with access to cable television, computers, cell phones, and later on, iPods and laptops on which they could surf the web 24/7. By the time this generation reached adulthood, they had seen ...


Tips That Will Immediately Help You Win More Listings and Convert More Buyers – Part 2

In Part 1 of “Winning Listings and Converting Buyers” I shared some keys to generate qualified leads by integrating your offline and online marketing initiatives.  This article focuses on the conversion of those leads.  It is very important to remember that you only ...


Housing in 2030: Renter Rate Rises, Homeownership Tumbles

As the recovery makes headway, housing patterns in the future are expected to shift significantly to accommodate an exploding renter population, according to a recent report by the Urban Institute, “Headship and Homeownership: What Does the Future Hold?” Between 2010 and 2030—the year ...


More than Half of Underwater Homeowners Are Nowhere Near Re-Surfacing

The U.S. negative equity rate is dropping, but more than 4 million U.S. homeowners owe the bank at least 20 percent more than their homes are worth, according to the first quarter Zillow® Negative Equity Report. ...


Stewart Title Celebrates Asset Preservation Inc.’s 25th Anniversary

Stewart Title® has announced the 25th anniversary of Asset Preservation, Inc. (API), a 1031 qualified intermediary committed to providing exchange customers with unmatched service and the highest level of security when they need to trade one business or investment asset for another. ...


Gap between Homeowner and Appraiser Home Value Opinion Continues to Widen

Detroit-based Quicken Loans recently reported the difference between appraiser and homeowner perceptions continued to increase for the fourth consecutive month in May. Appraiser opinions of home values were 1.15 percent lower than homeowner estimates, according to Quicken Loans’ national Home Price Perception Index ...


The Right Leads Plus the Right Strategy Equals Big Success

The right equation of tools and time can harness major industry success. Read the following interview with Richard Tocado of the Tocado Realty Group to learn several winning real estate tips and tricks. ...


‘Zombie’ Foreclosures Drop 10 Percent

A recently released RealtyTrac report shows 127,021 owner-vacated zombie foreclosures as of the end of the second quarter, down 11 percent from previous quarter and down 10 percent from Q2 2014. The report concludes that Zombie foreclosures represented about one in five of the 527,047 U.S. properties in foreclosure. One ...


EBCBOR Advances Key Housing Issues on Capitol Hill

Members of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® joined thousands of fellow Realtors® from across the country to attend the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meeting and visit lawmakers on Capitol Hill to fight for the rights of Bergen County homeowners. ...


Halstead Property Doubles Size of Greenwich, Conn. Office

As a sign of their commitment to the Fairfield County marketplace, Halstead Property has doubled the size of their Greenwich, Connecticut office by moving to 125 Mason Street. With more than 10,000-square-feet, the new state-of-the-art office space has been completely renovated to suit the leading real estate firm and its ...


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