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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Introduces Local Home Value Estimates for Consumers

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties introduced a new feature that allows consumers to enter an address to “click and see” local home value estimates on over 1,200 company and agent websites.  The estimates are free and do not require registration.  The company is also introducing a new market trends report ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall Below 4 Percent

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow® Mortgages is currently 3.96 percent, down twelve basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate spiked to 4.30 percent on Wednesday, then hovered around 4.06 percent for most of the week before falling to the current rate. ...


2014′s Unfinished Business

With the November mid-term elections around the corner, it is important to remember that there are still a number of issues that Congress has to address. While Congress will return for a lame duck session after the election, the issues they ...


Millennials to the Front

Millennials sometimes get a bad rap. The generation born roughly between 1982 and 2005 has been called everything from ‘lazy’ to ‘entitled.’ Some say they never grow up or move out of their parents’ basements and blame them for the lack of a ...


Your Office Coach: How to Deal with an Overtly Hostile Employee

(MCT)—Q: One of my employees refuses to accept me as his supervisor. Ever since I was transferred into this department, “Jack” has been extremely rude. He argues with me about everything and talks about how much he misses his former boss. He frequently makes these comments ...


Peyton Manning to Headline RE/MAX R4

Thousands of RE/MAX agents will have the rare opportunity to hear from one of the NFL’s top players at the annual RE/MAX R4 Convention in Las Vegas March 2 - 5, 2015. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, the league’s only five-time MVP and a 13-time Pro Bowler, will be the ...


Company Announces Broker to Be Speaker for Business-Building Session at REALTORS® Conference and Expo

The Group, Inc., Real Estate, has announced that James W. Mitchell will be a featured speaker at the 2014 REALTORS® Conference and Expo, an annual conference produced by the National Association of REALTORS®.  The conference will be held November 7-10 in New Orleans and is the largest real estate industry ...


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Strategies to Take Your Real Estate Career to the Next Level

We all get stuck from time to time and it can be frustrating. Feeling like we are just spinning our wheels is something all real estate professionals go through occasionally. If you’re feeling unsatisfied and want to take your career to the next ...


Managing Your Online Presence with .REALTOR

NAR PULSE—Whether you have an established online presence or are looking to create one, the .REALTOR domain can help. When you claim your .REALTOR domain starting Oct. 23 at 11 am EDT, you’ll have the option of redirecting your .REALTOR website to ...


The Power of Online Marketing: How One Broker Builds Business…and Celebrity Status

As he walks around town, Samer Kuraishi, senior vice president of Washington, D.C.’s A-K Real Estate, often draws second looks and a “how do I know you?” vibe, until eventually someone will almost always shout out, “You’re the guy on Zillow!” ...


Franchise Times Ranks RE/MAX as No. 1 Real Estate Franchise

For the sixth consecutive year, RE/MAX, LLC ranked as the leading real estate franchise in the 2014 Franchise Times Top 200. The exhaustive annual survey is based upon 2013 worldwide sales and growth and includes franchisors from a wide variety of business sectors. ...


The Iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel Changes Hands

Real estate history was made this week when Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. agreed to sell Manhattan's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to Anbang Insurance Group Co., a Chinese insurance company. The hotel had a $1.95 billion price tag, ranking it among the highest transactions in hotel history, and representing signs of ...


NAR Wins Rights to .Realestate Top-Level Domain

Editor’s Note/Correction: RISMedia’s original publication of this release on Monday, Oct. 6 as a news alert included an error in stating that the first 500,000 members who sign up for the .realestate domain will be given a free, one-year license. This offer only applies to the .REALTOR top-level domain, not ...


Renowned Journalist Bob Woodward to Keynote RISMedia’s Power Broker Dinner

Famed investigative journalist for the Washington Post and prolific non-fiction author Bob Woodward will serve as the special guest speaker at RISMedia’s upcoming Power Broker Dinner on Nov. 7 in New Orleans. Woodward’s presentation is sponsored by the event’s Diamond-level sponsor, Bank ...


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