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Engel & Völkers Adds New Jersey to North American Markets

One of the world’s leading luxury real estate firms, Engel & Völkers, has announced its first New Jersey brokerage in Monmouth County, adding to its growing network as the European-based brand continues to expand in new markets throughout North America. ...


Institutional Investor Share of U.S. Residential Sales Drops to Four-Year Low in Q3 2014, Cash Sales Also Lower

RealtyTrac®, a leading source for comprehensive housing data, recently released its Q3 2014 U.S. Institutional Investor & Cash Sales Report, which shows that sales to institutional investors—entities that purchase at least 10 properties in a calendar year—accounted for 4.3 percent of all sales of single family homes and ...


Luxury Forum Addresses Financing and Changing Landscape of Luxury Homebuyers

Recently, The RE/MAX Collection hosted its second annual Luxury Forum at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Forum gathered more than 200 luxury home specialists and addresses current issues facing the luxury market. Topics addressed range from business planning and marketing tips to financing solutions for ...


Zillow to Launch Zillow Tech Connect: Reviews

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), a leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, has announced the launch of Zillow® Tech Connect: Reviews. For the first time, brokers, agents and MLSs will be able to display individual agents’ Zillow reviews on their website through Zillow Tech Connect, the company reported this week. ...


Go Local, Go Mobile

Mobile technology continues to transform the way we do business. Nearly daily enhancements to mobile phones and tablets mean that more and more people are moving to mobile devices to conduct more and more online activities. That makes it a business imperative to meet the changing consumer. ...


Learn, Build, Explore: Exclusive Event for Future Leaders in Real Estate

Broker/owners and agent team leaders registered to attend the NAR Conference and Expo are invited to attend, “Learn, Build, Explore: A Dynamic Industry Event Exclusively for Future Leaders in Real Estate,” hosted by Realogy on Friday, November 7th, 2014 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Feliciana Conference Room, 10th Floor, ...


Auction.com Launches Real Estate’s First Nowcast

Auction.com, an online real estate marketplace, recently launched the real estate industry’s first “Nowcast,” a new housing report that combines industry data, proprietary company transactional data and publicly available Google Trends data to predict market trends as they are occurring— weeks before the findings of other benchmark studies are released, ...


Hot Property: White Linen Looks Good Here

(MCT)—Don Johnson, known for his fashion-setting role as a stubble-faced detective on “Miami Vice,” and his wife, Kelley Phleger, are shopping their gated estate in Santa Barbara at $14.9 million. ...


Local Realtor, Central Coast Realty Group, Unveils Company Rebranding

Central Coast Realty Group, Inc (CCRG), a leading independent real estate brokerage covering California’s central coast region, announced today the launch of the company’s rebranding campaign. ...


Realogy Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter 2014

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation, and title and settlement services, has reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, including the following highlights: ...


CRS Data Provides Public Records Data to Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS

CRS Data, a leading provider of public record information for real estate, banker and financial professionals in the U.S., has partnered with the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS® to offer their members a wide range of property tax data services. All members will be able to access maps, property reports ...


RISMedia to Present Four Industry Leaders with Awards of Distinction at Power Broker Dinner during NAR Conference

Leading brokers from around the nation will gather this week in New Orleans to be the guests of honor at RISMedia’s 19th Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner, being held on Friday, Nov. 7, during the annual NAR convention. ...


U.S. House Prices Contribute to Global House Price Recovery

A previous blog post illustrated that U.S. house prices are recording a range of annual gains with some areas of the country rising faster than others. Similarly, in the context of the global economy, annual house price growth in the ...


Attend the Idea Exchange Council for Brokers Friday Nov. 7 in New Orleans

NAR PULSE—Broker owners from companies of all sizes are invited to join the “Think Tank” discussion at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 7 during NAR’s REALTORS® Conference in New Orleans. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in an honest exchange of ideas, approaches, solutions and methods that you may consider ...


Customizing Videos on the Fly

If you’re a real estate agent working today, and you’re not using video as a way to market yourself and the listings you represent, you’re missing a critical component of building business. You might as well be using a rotary phone. ...


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