Real Estate Information Archive
RE/MAX Co-Founder Dave Liniger’s
motivational book, “My Next Step: An Extraordinary Journey of Healing and Hope,” has landed a top spot on the New York Times Best Sellers List. ...
In the first quarter of 2013, the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ single-family Housing Market Index (HMI) increased 19 points on a year over year basis to 46, which is the highest first-quarter number recorded since the inception of the index in 2008 and sixth consecutive quarter of ...
Many residents in rural America would have reduced access to mortgage credit despite accommodations included in new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) mortgage rules, according to survey results
released recently by the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA). ICBA’s Community Bank Qualified Mortgage Survey found that provisions for balloon-payment mortgage loans and rural community banks in the CFPB’s ability-to-repay and qualified mortgage regulations need to go further to adequately protect the customers of many Main Street community bank lenders.
Metropolitan area median home prices continued to rise in the first quarter, with the national gain showing the best year-over-year performance in over seven years,
Carrington Holding Company, LLC (Carrington) recently announced the rebranding of its national real estate brokerage, Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate, LLC, to Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC.
NAR PULSE—Attending the Midyear Trade Expo in D.C.? Meet us in NAR’s Booth No. 1707, at the center of the REALTOR® Pavilion’s neighborhood of NAR information and resources.
, the online real estate resource and leading provider of enterprise-level solutions for real estate professionals and brokerages, has released a new advertising platform, Mobile Local Ads,
Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in residential real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation, and title and settlement services, recently reported financial results for the first quarter
The number of U.S. housing markets showing sustained improvement in three key measures fell slightly to 258 in May from 273 in April, according to the NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), released recently. This total includes entrants from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The IMI identifies metropolitan areas that have shown improvement from their respective troughs in housing permits, employment and house prices for at least six consecutive months. Four new markets were added to the list and 19 were dropped from it this month. Newcomers included the geographically diverse metros of Dothan, Ala.; Elizabethtown, Ky.; Salisbury, Md.; and Salem, Ore.
A chronic shortage of homes on the market added up to fewer homes sold and sharply higher home prices across the entire nine-county San Francisco Bay Area in the first quarter of 2013, according to an analysis of MLS data by the research division of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie ...
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC has been recognized as a 2013 Gold SABRE finalist in the Issues Management category for its 2012 “Value of a Home” national public relations campaign that set out to showcase the emotional and lifestyle benefits of homeownership, the company has announced. The program included elements ...
RISMedia Midyear Forum Set for May 16 in D.C.
From inventory shortages to a changing investor landscape, the real estate playing field has changed, and success moving forward means staying in step and remaining relevant to today’s consumers. Leading brokers from across the nation will address this topic during RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum at NAR Midyear, where they will delve into the right strategies and best practices for the current marketplace.
Entitled “Power Broker Strategies: Remaining Relevant in the New Age of Real Estate,” the Forum will take place on Thursday, May 16, from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Move, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Doorsteps, a website providing cutting-edge tools and resources to consumers in their path to homeownership. The acquisition of Doorsteps better enables Move
Real Living Real Estate announced recently that it plans to resume selling new franchises later in 2013, and it expects to open new locations by year-end.
“We’re very excited about the opportunity
In honor of their longtime support of the Paralympic Movement in the United States, RE/MAX Co-Founders Dave and Gail Liniger have been awarded the 2013 Amazing Investor Award by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). ...