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New Clean Water Rule Could Have Broad Impact

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) recently finalized a controversial regulation known as the Waters of the U.S. Clean Water Rule. This Clean Water Rule fundamentally changes what waters of the U.S. are regulated under the ...


What the Real Estate Industry Needs to Know about Millennials

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, millennials now number 83.1M – more than one quarter of the nation’s population. As the largest demographic cohort in America, millennials are a powerful buying force and brands are vying for their attention. They are the largest source ...


Real Living Real Estate Recently Congratulated Real Living Hake Realty for Surpassing 100 Years in Local Business

Hake Realty was founded in 1915 when Ray Hake Sr. began selling insurance and brokering real estate from his downtown Worland office. Today, the company dominates the Worland market with 61 percent market share and is a real estate staple in the small, mountain town of 5,400 residents. In fact, ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Launches New Resource for Military Personnel Seeking Real Estate Rebates and Assistance

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is launching a new resource for military families, just in time for Veterans Day. Through a newly enhanced, socially-connected website, military consumers can share useful content about relocating and the unique housing challenges and needs of military personnel and their families. The ...


Meet the Hottest New Tech Companies in San Diego

NAR PULSE—NAR’s REach® accelerator companies will demonstrate their cutting-edge products and services that will take your business to the next level on Nov. 13 in San Diego. Sign up for this session today! Please stop by booth No. 1245 to meet the ...


Championing Homeownership the Right Way

At the annual convention of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) in September, the organization’s co-founder, Gary Acosta, spoke passionately about the group’s mission to raise Hispanic homeownership to over 50 percent. ...


Lending Standards on Construction and Land Development Loans Tighten

Credit standards on loan applications for construction and land development loans or credit lines tightened, on net, over the third quarter of 2015. ...


Realogy Again Receives Gender Diversity Award for Corporate Board Members from Executive Women of New Jersey

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently was recognized with a Corporate Board Gender Diversity Award by Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ). Of the 99 New Jersey companies listed on the Russell 3000, Realogy's Board is 44 percent women—the highest percentage of women on a corporate Board, tying with American Water.  Realogy ...


Prices Remain Higher, Inventory Continues Faster Year-Over-Year

While monthly housing indicators demonstrate the usual fall slowdown, yearly metrics and realtor.com traffic continue to show solid growth in October reflecting strong and consistent buyer demand – according to realtor.com’s ‘Advance Read of October Trends.’ ...


Brokers Face Technology-Adoption Challenges Head On

As real estate technology continues to evolve at lightning speed, brokerage leaders are tasked with showing their agents the value of adopting new tech offerings to stay ahead of the competition. ...


Creating and Managing a Bigger Pipeline of Business with Listingbook

With 70 years of collective real estate experience—and 600 miles—between them, Bob Hummer and Tom Zibkowski are in perfect harmony when it comes to all the positives they enjoy by having integrated Listingbook into their respective companies. In fact, they couldn’t be happier since they began using the online technology ...


Eagle Vision Realty of Elk River, Minn. Joins Edina Realty

Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, announced that Eagle Vision Realty (formerly Coldwell Banker Vision) of Elk River is joining the company, adding 32 agents and the Elk River location to its ranks. Edina Realty is the largest full service residential real estate brokerage in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. ...


Engel & Völkers Celebrates Grand Opening of Tysons and Lansdowne Shops

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, celebrated the grand opening of its first Tysons and Lansdowne shops with an exclusive ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. The event was hosted at The Greens in the Lansdowne Town Center Pavilion, located on Promenade Drive in Leesburg, Va., and ...


Title III Ruling to Affect Real Estate Market? 3 Experts Weigh In

Friday marked a big win for entrepreneurs and the everyday consumer when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 for the next step in equity crowd funding. The approval of Title III of the JOBS Act is a long-awaited ruling that has ...


The Rise of the Low Tier

An increasingly common phenomenon across the county is the schism in price growth between high end and low end properties. While recent discussions suggest that the market is generally normalizing, new data from Clear Capital's Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report reveals that there are drastically different dynamics going on ...


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