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The Power of Us. The Freedom to Be You.

Conventional wisdom says to compete in real estate, you have to stand apart. Real Living Real Estate says it has built a growing business by working with local real estate experts who want to stand apart through a distinct local identity, but also ...


How the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Will Impact Real Estate

The recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling has individuals applauding across the nation. But, many real estate pros want to know, how will it impact the housing market? ...


Long & Foster’s Michael Ashworth Named Top Seller for May 2015

Michael Ashworth, a sales associate with Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, has been named top seller for May 2015 for Long & Foster’s Lynchburg office, located in Forest, Va. ...


ERA Mi Casa Real Estate Agents Conquer NAHREP’s Top 250 List

ERA Real Estate, a leading global real estate franchisor, announced that for the second consecutive year, ERA Mi Casa Real Estate in Chicago, is the single company with the most agents on the prestigious National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ (NAHREP) Top 250 list of Latino Agents, with 10 people named ...


Grand Blanc’s Garrow and Associates REALTORS Affiliate with Century 21

The independent brokerage formerly known as Garrow and Associates announced recently that it is now a real estate brokerage franchise affiliate of Century 21 ® Real Estate. The company will now operate as CENTURY 21 Metro Brokers, providing full-service real estate brokerage and related home services in southeast Michigan. ...


Webinar for Money Makers: Real Estate Technology You Need to Succeed

New real estate technology arrives faster than you can say, “Sold!” How can you separate the tools too good to pass up from the ones too good to be true? In this month’s webinar, “Money Makers: Real Estate Technology You Need to Succeed,” ...


The Ultimate Big, Small Company

Kuba Jewgieniew has created a thriving best-of-both-worlds scenario that has seen unprecedented growth. Starting Realty ONE Group in 2005 to fill a void he experienced as a top-producing REALTOR®, Jewgieniew went from sole proprietor to 60 offices across the nation and 7,000 agents in just 10 years, and ranks nationally ...


The Best Housing Markets for Growth and Stability

Home appreciation is generally considered a good thing. It means more equity for homeowners, and a bigger payout when the time comes to sell. But as we learned during the financial crisis, when home values grow too quickly, a boom can quickly turn into a bust. That can lead to vanishing equity, ...


New Survey Finds Like-Kind Exchanges Promote Job, Economic Growth

Real estate like-kind exchanges are an important vehicle for disposing of and acquiring properties, and support the nation’s financial growth, job creation and economy, according to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Announces its Own Worldwide 30 Under 30

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently unveiled its first list of top affiliated real estate professionals under the age 30 who have achieved early success in sales, philanthropy and leadership.  The Coldwell Banker® brand’s 30 Under 30 were chosen from the Coldwell Banker network’s 86,000 independent real estate professionals affiliated with approximately ...


White House Makes Solar Power Accessible to Lower-Income Households

In an effort to “scale up” solar, the Obama Administration recently announced an initiative that will result in lower household energy bills and job growth in the clean energy sector. The initiative, unveiled by the White House earlier this week, will ...


Realtor.com® Premieres Exclusive Digital Video Series with Actress Elizabeth Banks Targeting First-Time Homebuyers

Realtor.com® recently announced the launch of a five-episode digital video series created to provide first-time homebuyers with practical and entertainingly delivered advice on the start-to-finish stages of the purchase cycle. The original series is part of a broad marketing campaign realtor.com® launched in May and comes at a time when ...


Potential Buy-to-Rent Returns Down in 59 Percent of U.S. Counties

In the first five months of 2015, potential returns from buy-to-rent purchases of 3-bedroom residential properties decreased from the same time period a year ago in 59 percent of counties analyzed, according to a recently released RealtyTrac® Buy-to-Rent analysis. The analysis, coupled with ...


Business Travel Spending to Rise Nearly 5 Percent this Year

(TNS)--U.S. business travel spending is expected to increase 4.9 percent this year, to $302.7 billion, but concerns about the U.S. economy likely will dampen what could be even more growth, according to the Global Business Travel Association ...


BHHS Announces Winner of its $50,000 Sweepstakes

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced the winner of its $50,000 Sweepstakes held during the spring in conjunction with HGTV and its popular show “Fixer Upper.” Barbara Wakefield, a Lawrenceburg, Ky. housewife and grandmother, was drawn for the ...


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