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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 ...


Top 4 Features in the New MLS Tax Suite by CRS Data

When CRS Data decided to update their tax record system, they started their search where they knew they’d get the most reliable feedback: with their existing customers. Through extensive survey and personal interviews, the group went to the drawing board to start a development process to create the most user-friendly, ...


Luxury Forum Prepares For Year Ahead

The RE/MAX Collection hosted its third annual Luxury Forum at the Four Seasons at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, beginning Sunday, November 1. This year, the Forum has attracted more than 270 guests traveling from over 30 states and three Canadian provinces. Together, attendees will focus on the current state ...


Shine Brighter with NAR at the REALTORS® Expo in San Diego

Rain or shine, brokers face a host of challenges and opportunities. Fortunately, NAR stands with you, helping you and your agents with a wealth of valuable resources. Get a first-hand look at the best and brightest tools, tips and benefits at the 2015 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Diego, ...


NAR Video Spotlight: Window to the Law: Analysis of CFPB’s Decision against a Mortgage Lender October 2015

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OFREALTORS®to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. ...


Pending Home Sales Lose Further Steam in September

The Pending Home Sales Index,a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, declined 2.3 percent to 106.8 in September from a slightly downwardly revised 109.3 in August but is still 3.0 percent above September 2014 (103.7). With last month’s decline, the index is now at its second lowest level of the year ...


NRT Names Pauline Bennett as President of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in the Carolinas

NRT LLC recently announced that Pauline Bennett has been appointed as president of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in the Carolinas. With 15 years of real estate experience, Bennett will lead the company's 16 offices and more than 620 affiliated sales associates in North and South Carolina. ...


BHHS Florida Network Realty Celebrates Newly Renovated Office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty recently celebrated the grand re-opening of its newly renovated branch office in Fleming Island. The ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house was attended by numerous clients, business partners and community leaders including members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. ...


NAR Broker Tip of the Month: CE Now Available for NAR’s Code of Ethics Course

All members of the National Association of REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training within designated training cycles. The deadline for the current training cycle is December 31, 2016. NAR will offer a new online Code of Ethics course, with the option of continuing education (CE) credits in select states. ...


Share of Flipped Homes Increases 18 Percent

Home flipping is hot again, according to recent news from RealtyTrac®’s Q3 2015 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that 43,197 single family homes and condos were flipped— sold as part of an arms-length sale for the second time within a 12-month period—in the third quarter of 2015, 5.0 percent ...


Mark Birschbach Promoted to Vice President for Strategic Investments

Second Century Ventures, the National Association of REALTORS®’ strategic investment arm, has hired top technologist Alex Lange, former Market Leader chief technology officer, as an operating partner. Adding to SCV’s future success is the promotion of Mark Birschbach to vice president. ...


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