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Realogy Subsidary NRT Enters New Strategic Markets with Acquisition of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®

NRT LLC, subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp., recently acquired Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in Texas, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Coldwell Banker United has 60 offices and 2,000 affiliated sales associates, and will continue to operate under the Coldwell Banker brand as Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®. ...


House Payments More Affordable than Rent in 76 Percent of Markets

In 76 percent of the U.S. counties, the monthly house payment on a median-priced home is more affordable than the monthly fair market rent on a three-bedroom property, according to a recent RealtyTrac® analysis. ...


Improving Accuracy and Access

A company's success is often bolstered by its partnerships. In the following interview, Phyllis Brookshire, President of Allen Tate REALTORS®, talks about her company's vital partnership with realtor.com®. ...


EBCBOR Names Rookie Salesperson of the Year

The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® (EBCBOR) recently announced New Milford resident, Wendy Sosa, REALTOR® with RE/MAX Fortune Properties in Englewood Cliffs, as the recipient of the 2014 Rookie Salesperson of the Year award. Sosa was recognized as a rising star in the real estate profession during the Circle of Excellence ...


NYC Real Estate Powerhouse Broker Louise Phillips Forbes to Host a Four-Part Series on the ‘Home and Travel’ Channel

Halstead Property and Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker Louise Phillips Forbes recently announced a new one-month broadcast partnership with BYL Network, Inc.  Beginning on Monday, April 6, visitors to www.bylnetwork.com will be able to access Louise Phillips Forbes’ video segments, offering insight about the real estate market, on the Home ...


RE/MAX Now More than 100,000 Agents Strong

Global real estate franchisor, RE/MAX now counts over 100,000 agents in its network, the company has announced. Ending 2014 with 98,010 agents worldwide, RE/MAX attracted more than 2,000 agents in just the first few months of 2015 to reach this significant milestone. ...


The ‘State’ of REO at Slight Increase

The proportion of short sales and REO (Real Estate Owned) sales nationally rose 2.2 percentage points in Q1 2015, according to Clear Capital’s recently released Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report, with data through March 2015. The nation has not observed an increase this ...


Celebrate Fair Housing Month with NAR’s AHWD and MVP

NAR PULSE—Now is the time to purchase the Online At Home With Diversity® certification! Let clients know your agents are capable of working effectively with—and within—a rapidly changing multicultural market with this certification. Knowing how to transact business in culturally competent ways ...


The Answers to Your 10 Biggest Questions about Tax Audits

(TNS)—The very mention of a tax audit can conjure dread in the heart of even the most diligent, honest taxpayer. The perception is that, without warning, a knock at the front door of your home or office could bring with it a team ...


Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agent Roh Habibi to Star in TV Series ‘Million Dollar Listing San Francisco’

The Bravo network announced today that Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage agent Roh Habibi, who works in the San Francisco Pacific Heights office, will be starring in its new television series, "Million Dollar Listing San Francisco," debuting this July. ...


Erica Campbell Byrum to Be Panelist and Judge at Interface Student Housing Conference 2015

ForRentUniversity.com® (FRU), a subsidiary of For Rent Media Solutions™ (FRMS), is specifically targeted to off-campus housing, connecting apartment communities that are located near colleges and universities with the student demographic. This includes undergraduates, graduate students, international students, faculty and staff. FRU has announced its sponsorship of the seventh annual...


Engel & Völkers New York City Partners With Emerging Tech Startup AddressReport

The New York City (NYC) brokerage of international real estate firm Engel & Völkers (E&V NYC) recently announced a strategic partnership with AddressReport, a real estate data website that scans millions of public records to present unbiased information about residential real estate in NYC. Through AddressReport’s elegant and mobile-friendly interface, potential buyers and ...


RealtyTrac Adds Internet Veteran Michael Sawtell as EVP/GM of Consumer Solutions

RealtyTrac® recently announced that 20+ year industry veteran Michael Sawtell has joined the company as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Solutions.  In this role, Michael is tasked with expanding the company’s suite of consumer products while increasing consumer awareness and demand. ...


Record-Setting Number of Multiple Listing Services Sign Direct Agreements with Zillow Group in Past Week

Zillow Group recently announced that Zillow® and Trulia® have signed a record-setting 32 new agreements with multiple listing services in the past week, including two of the nation’s largest MLSs; Georgia-based First Multiple Listing Service and Washington D.C.-based Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. ...


NAHB Updates Local Impact of Home Building Numbers

A recent Eye on Housing post reported on NAHB’s 800th customized local impact study. ...


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