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Have a Trip Planned for the 4th of July Weekend? Choose Budget

NAR PULSE—Be sure to rent your car through Budget, a proud REALTOR Benefits® Program partner. Now through July 31, you can save $25 on your next weekly car rental! Let Budget help you make planning your next trip easy. Click ...


Ask the Expert: How Can Homeowners Encourage Pool Safety?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Charles Furlough, Vice President of Field Operations with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. www.pillartopost.com ...


Expect Better with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Providing an exceptional overall customer experience is important in any industry. It is the sum of all touch points a customer has with the company, including initial awareness, interaction with the brand—whether it is online or in-person—and ultimately, the use of the product or service. In the real estate industry, ...


Century 21 Real Estate Names New Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth and Industry Relations

CENTURY 21® Real Estate recently announced that Carter Murdoch has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth and Industry Relations. Murdoch brings more than 20 years of operational management experience in the mortgage and banking industries, and will report directly to Rick Davidson, president and chief executive officer. ...


Engel & Völkers Opens First Shop in St. George, Utah

Engel & Völkers announced recently the opening of its first St. George, Utah shop, extending the firm’s comprehensive global network and premier level of service to residents of the stunning area. The shop opened with 10 agents at Engel & Völkers St. George, further solidifying the firm’s presence in the ...


Mortgage Debt Continues Growth in Commercial/Multifamily Sectors

The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $40.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015, as all four major investor groups increased their holdings. That is a 1.5 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2014. ...


REALTORS® Report Heightened Commercial Success

Commercial real estate markets are improving with REALTORS® specializing in commercial real estate reporting an increase in annual gross income, the number of sales transactions and sales volume, according to the 2015 National Association of ...


Grit and Perseverance: A Winning Recipe for Success

“People want to work with agents they know they can trust,” says David Stark of Stark Company REALTORS® in Madison, Wis. Read on for more of Stark's sage words of wisdom. ...


Spotlight: A Trusted Partnership with an Underlying Commitment to Service

HSA Home Warranty has been providing first-class service and quality home warranty products to homeowners and real estate partners for more than 30 years. ...


Builders’ Sentiment Improves

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for June increased to 59, a five point rise from May and tied for the highest since September 2014. The increase in builder confidence aligns with other recent positive housing news. April starts and permits were up significantly from a depressed March. Single-family starts rose ...


Eastern Bergen County REALTORS Lend a Hand for Spectrum Living

Members of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® teamed up with Rebuilding Together Bergen County to paint and refurbish The Bergenfield Group Home recently in recognition of National Rebuilding Month. The team of 20 volunteers led by Community Service Committee Chair Miriam Lambert and Project Leaders Janet Ginsberg and ...


Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island Officially Launches

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate firm, has announced the opening of its shop in Victoria, British Columbia, which was the first established in Canada. Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island, owned by Scott Piercy, Shelby Donald and James LeBlanc, introduces the firm’s global network and renowned level of ...


Content Craze: How Real Estate Pros Can Avoid Information Overload and Wield Power with Credible Content

To say that we live in a society driven by information is an understatement. Content and its dissemination have truly morphed into the lifeblood of our culture. Users on social media scroll their news feeds daily, hourly even, scraping the bottom of the ...


Household Economic Well-Being: U.S. Households Increasingly Optimistic

According to a Federal Reserve analysis, U.S. households surveyed during October 2014 reported only modest improvements with respect to economic well-being but felt increasingly optimistic about the future. ...


Millennials are Rays of Sunshine amid Clouds of Pessimism

Remarkably negative findings from the 2015 How Housing Matters survey released this week by the MacArthur Foundation were punctuated by two critically important findings.  Attitudes on the value of housing as an excellent long term investment have flip-flopped and Millennials put a higher priority on the dream of homeownership than ...


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