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All-Cash Share of U.S. Home Purchases Drops to Lowest Level Since 2009

RealtyTrac® recently released its May 2015 U.S. Home & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows 24.6 percent of all single family home and condo sales in May were all-cash purchases, down from 28.5 percent in the previous month and down ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Supports Wreaths Across America

The real estate professionals at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty are raising money in support of “Wreaths Across America,” a national charity dedicated to remembering and honoring fallen veterans. ...


Trulia Executive Joins Broker Public Portal Board of Managers

In the wake of the Broker Public Portal’s first board meeting comes the announcement that Alon Chaver, former Vice President of Industry Services at Trulia, has agreed to join the company’s Board of Managers. The governance of the LLC allows the Board ...


Engel & Völkers Arrives in Quebec with First Shop in Montreal

“Engel & Völkers reputation as a provider of premium offerings and unique services is well-regarded internationally, so it is critical that our first partnership in Montreal aligns with a team who shares the same philosophy for exceptional client service,” says Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “McGill’s ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Expands Market Presence in Sarasota County

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty’ President and C.E.O., Rei L. Mesa announced the opening of the company’s third full service branch sales office in the Sarasota Market – Palmer Ranch.  The new office is located at 7231 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Fla. ...


Home Price Gains Ease in April

S&P Dow Jones Indices recently released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released for April 2015 show that home prices continued ...


Get What You Need and Get Back to Business with the All-New REALTOR® Store

NAR PULSE—NAR’s REALTOR® Store has been completely redesigned from check-in to check-out to help you and your agents get all you need to succeed. New features include a faster, single-step check-out, product ratings and reviews, and a dynamic responsive design. Browse and buy business boosting brochures, publications, DVDs, reports, digital ...


5 Ways Content Gives Way to More Sales

Despite the continuous cycle that drives housing, there’s one commodity, arguably more valuable than any other, which remains impervious to the ebbs and flows of the market, relentlessly in demand while in an ever-present glut: information. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Named Top Workplace by St. Louis Post Dispatch for Second Year

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties recently announced that it has been selected as one of St. Louis Post Dispatch’s 2015 Top Workplaces for the 2ndconsecutive year. ...


Pending Home Sales Reach Highest Level in Nine Years

Pending home sales continued to rise in May and are now at their highest level in over nine years, according to the National Association of REATORS®. Gains in the Northeast and West were offset by small decreases in the Midwest and South. ...


Seeing Is Believing: Expanding National Housing Inventory Makes Summer 2015 Best Buying Season Since 2006

U.S. housing markets are on track to be the best since 2006 with robust demand and a corresponding growth in supply (4 percent month-over-month) maintaining their springtime momentum and helping to boost sales in June 2015, according to realtor.com’s ‘Advance ...


Shared Housing Can Provide Financial Security for Retirees

(TNS)—When Rika Mead retired, and divorced, two years ago, the idea of taking on a roommate wasn’t high on her list of priorities. ...


Add Home Value with These Indoor Décor Ideas

If you’re like a lot of homeowners today, you might be tempted to chalk decorating choices up to personal preference and think they have little to do with home value — but this is a mistake. Whether or not ...


BHHS Florida Network Realty Supports Gabriel House of Care

The real estate professionals at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty recently whipped up a smorgasbord of picnic-style fare and hosted a dinner to guests at the Gabriel House of Care. ...


CRS Data Expands Into Pacific Northwest U.S.

CRS Data has expanded its tax data services into the Northwest U.S., through a new 3-year agreement with the Central Oregon Association of REALTORS®. The association will provide its 1,500-plus members with access to the CRS Data MLS Tax Suite, a newly designed online-accessible product that makes property data available ...


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