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HUD Announces Alternative Accessibility Standard for Federally Funded Construction Projects

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced recently that it is permitting developers of federally funded construction projects to use an alternative design standard to meet the accessibility requirements under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  With a few exceptions, developers may use the Americans ...


Buyers and Sellers See Spring Buying Season Blooming into Summer: Survey

Prudential Real Estate, an HSF Affiliates LLC real estate brokerage network, recently released the results of its first quarter Consumer Outlook Survey indicating that consumers’ perception of the residential real estate market is increasingly positive. And, following a long, tough winter, consumers ...


Fixed Mortgage Rates Near Seven Month Low

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower for the fourth consecutive week with fixed mortgage rates hitting new lows for this year. ...


For Rent Media Solutions™ and Homes.com® Social Media Director Recognized as MVP

For Rent Media Solutions™ and Homes.com® director of social media, Erica Campbell Byrum, has been named to PRNews’ inaugural Social Media MVP list, recognizing outstanding professional communicators in the social media space. Byrum will be honored at the PRNews’ Social Media Icon Awards luncheon June 2 at the Grand Hyatt ...


Real Living Lifestyles’ Hadley Team Is 7th Place in Gross Commission Income

San Diego-based Real Living Lifestyles has announced The Hadley Team has achieved 7th place in gross commission income and 2nd place in most transactions closed at the company. According to a release, she has grown her team from one member in 2000 to eight members today. Each team member has ...


Ask the Expert: What Are the Most Important Risk Management Practices?

The following Ask the Expert column features Michael Ryder, the National Program Director for Specialty Programs with Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc. ...


Laying the Foundation for Real Estate Success

As an engineer and entrepreneur who owned his own chemical company, Kyle Else is used to dealing with complicated formulas. Today, as a REALTOR® with Palo Alto, Calif.-based Keller Williams Realty, Else has created a formula for success—among himself and his team—using Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). ...


Dan Heyman Recognized as Top Fundraiser for Local Event for Easter Seals

Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Dan Heyman of CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold for his efforts generating donations and awareness for the Easter Seals’ Walk With Me Philadelphia fundraiser. In 2013, Heyman raised $4,200 for Easter Seals’ Walk With Me, more than anyone else in the CENTURY 21® System, ...


HomeFinder.com and RE/MAX Team Up for the Second Year to Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®

HomeFinder.com, a leading digital real estate site, today announced it is teaming up with RE/MAX for the second year to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals). For every RE/MAX agent who enters the HomeFinder.com Agent Makeover Sweepstakes presented by PNC Mortgage, HomeFinder.com will donate $1 to CMN Hospitals, a ...


Tax Reform May Impact Real Estate, but Not Quite Yet

Tax reform that would affect real estate has been the talk of the industry recently, and we can expect the conversation to gain steam as we move toward 2015. Like it or not, these discussions are going to impact how we do ...


’30 Under 30′ REALTORS® Making a Name for Themselves in Real Estate

A group of rising young REALTORS® is taking advantage of renewed optimism in housing and commercial real estate markets to champion their client's buying, selling and investing goals and advance their real estate careers. This year's REALTOR® Magazine "30 Under 30" honorees are hardworking young professionals who understand the importance ...


6 Takeaways for Stay-at-Home CEOs

Being young and inexperienced can be intimidating for stay-at-home entrepreneurs, but it doesn’t mean you’re making mistakes, says veteran businesswoman Renae Christine. ...


Industry Veteran Named Director of Business Development for Global Real Estate Network

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has named Sheila Barr, SCRP, director of business development. In this role, Barr is responsible for membership recruitment in North America for the LeadingRE invitation-only network of 500+ real estate firms. ...


DocuSign Gains Momentum with Transaction Management Features for Brokers

DocuSign Inc.’s (DocuSign®) launch of its Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform for brokers, DocuSign for Real Estate Broker Edition, is successfully bringing small, medium, and large brokerages into a 100 percent digital future. The latest DocuSign For Real Estate Broker Edition solution adds deeper transaction room functionality with real-time visibility, ...


NAR Member Survey Shows Rise in REALTOR® Income and Sales Volume

Reflecting the 11.5 percent growth in home prices last year, income and sales volume jumped for the third year in a row, according to the 2014 National Association of REALTORS® Member Profile. The survey also found an increase in new and ...


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