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Luxury Portfolio International® Publishes Latest Issue of Magazine

Luxury Portfolio International® has released a new edition of its magazine, now available online and soon appearing on newsstands in more than 60 countries worldwide. The magazine is produced biannually by the luxury real estate network Luxury Portfolio International® and showcases exceptional homes and the lifestyles that go along with them. ...


Pending Home Sales Stall in December

Despite interest rates being at their lowest level of 2014, pending home sales cooled in December but remained above year-over-year levels for the fourth consecutive month, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All major regions experienced declines in December. ...


A More Robust Year for Housing in 2015

NAHB hosted an economic and housing outlook seminar at its International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas inviting Frank Nothaft, chief economist at Freddie Mac, and David Berson, chief economist at Nationwide Insurance, to join David Crowe to discuss the outlook for 2015. Here’s ...


NAR Video Spotlight: 2015 Housing Market Forecast

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that aims to refresh and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. ...


Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Regulator Defends 3 Percent Down Payment Mortgages

(TNS)—The regulator for bailed-out housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac told lawmakers Tuesday that new programs to back mortgages with down payments as low as 3 percent had enough safeguards to make them as safe as loans with higher down payments. ...


Jobless Claims Hit 15-Year Low

(TNS)—In a positive sign for the labor market, initial claims for jobless benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 15 years, the Labor Department said Thursday. ...


DocuSign Elevates the Standard for Digital Transaction Management in Real Estate

DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced the launch of its highly anticipated release of the company’s enhanced real estate industry solutions. The latest release further empowers brokers, transaction managers, and agents to manage their transactions on the go while increasing transaction security, compliance and efficiency – all to create a world-class client ...


Weichert.com Offers Quickest Way for Homebuyers to Get Accurate Information about Homes for Sale

Whether patronizing a restaurant or store, or making a phone call to request information or assistance, one constant holds true: People today want quick, personal and high-quality service. When it comes to real estate, homebuyers can find this top-of-the-line customer service on Weichert.com, the web site for Weichert, ...


Home Staging Can Boost Selling Price

Most homeowners know it is important to keep a home clean, bright and free from clutter while it is on the market for sale. But sometimes,REALTORS® say, taking the extra step to stage a home can make a difference in how a buyer ...


Millennials Seek Smaller Houses, but Won’t Sacrifice Details

As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology will become increasingly prevalent, says panelists during an International Builders’ Show press conference on home trends and ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Promotes Sean Blankenship to Chief Marketing Officer

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently announced the promotion of Sean Blankenship to chief marketing officer from his prior role as senior vice president of marketing for the firm. In this expanded role, Blankenship is responsible for the development and expansion of the Coldwell Banker® global brand architecture, including the luxury home ...


ERA Real Estate Promotes New Chief Marketing Officer

ERA Real Estate recently announced the promotion of Chris Trick to chief marketing officer.  Trick’s previous title was senior vice president of marketing and product development. ...


2014 Cornell Real Estate Case Competition: A Hands-on Educational Process

Now in its sixth year, the Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition has become a crucible for students interested in a real estate career. In the most recent edition, the competition brought a total of sixteen teams of six students each from four continents to New York City ...


Price Recovery Resumed in November: Report

Homes.com® has released its November Local Market Index, a price performance summary of repeat sales in the top 100 markets, and the companion Midsize Markets Report for defined areas ranked 101300. ...


Have Questions about Health Insurance Open Enrollment?

NAR PULSE—Open Enrollment for qualified major medical health plans under the Affordable Care Act ends February 15! Do you need major medical health insurance coverage? Are you looking to change plans? REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace, a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, has resources available ...


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