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Foot Traffic Points to a Strong Spring in 2015

For several years, NAR Research has tracked foot traffic as a means of predicting housing activity in subsequent months. This data provides valuable insights about future trends and points to a robust spring market. ...


John L. Scott Real Estate Creates New Mobile Website Experience

Mobile devices continue to be the number one resource for consumers who are searching for real estate information. Regional Northwest real estate company John L. Scott Real Estate has recently enhanced its mobile real estate experience with the release of a new mobile-optimized website (M-dot). ...


Realogy Named as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company Fourth Year in a Row

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced that the company has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World's Most Ethical Company®. ...


The Technology Explosion: Its Role and Its Payoff in Today’s Market

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of REALTORS®. Watch for this column each month, where we address broker issues, concerns and milestones. ...


NAR and REALTORS® Federal Credit Union Offer Credit Card as New Benefit for REALTORS®

National Association of REALTORS® members now have access to an additional benefit through a new choice for credit—an official REALTOR® credit card. The credit program, available to current and new members of the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, ...


Combined Strength, Exponential Growth

The real estate industry is constantly evolving. Fine tuning your approach to growth and change can, for many, draw the line between success and failure. In the following interview, Gary Scott and Ron Clark of Long & Foster Real Estate talk about making the market changes work for them. ...


Zillow to Offer MLS and Broker Partners Free Reporting through the New Program

Zillow recently announced the launch of Zillow® Tech Connect: Reports, the third and newest pillar of the popular Zillow Tech Connect program. Through Zillow Tech Connect: Reports, MLSs and brokerages who send their listings directly to Zillow will have access to expanded reporting on their listings. ...


Realtor.com® Bites Into the Big Apple

Realtor.com® recently announced agreements with prominent New York brokerages—Bond New York, Brown Harris Stevens, Compass, Halstead Property, and NestSeekers—as well as leading brokerage listing syndicator RealPlus for the display of New York City real estate listings on the realtor.com® web and mobile platform. ...


ForRent.com® Revolutionizes Multifamily Industry with State-of-the-Art 3D Technology

ForRent.com® has partnered with DIAKRIT, a leading provider of 3D visualizations, to significantly enhance the online search experience for millions of apartment renters. ...


Engel & Völkers Opens First Shop in Austin

Engel & Völkers recently announced the opening of its first Austin shop, enhancing the level of service and global real estate reach available to real estate consumers in the vibrant area. The opening comes with the union between the storied international brokerage and Turnquist Partners REALTORS®, a longstanding luxury real ...


New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Forms May Mislead Consumers, Complicate Lending

Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced new disclosure rules, which will go into effect this summer. While their activation is still months away, lenders are already weary that it will make the ...


56 Percent of 3.3 Million HELOCs Scheduled to Reset with Higher Payments are on Underwater Homes

RealtyTrac® recently released its first-ever U.S. HELOC Resetting Report, which found that 56 percent of the 3.3 million Home Equity Lines of Credit potentially resetting with higher, fully amortizing monthly payments from 2015 to 2018 are on properties that are seriously underwater. ...


Brokerage Takes a Leadership Position on Capitol Hill

CENTURY 21 Real Estate recently announced that approximately 500 independent brokers and agents affiliated with the CENTURY 21® System recently took to Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of the nation’s home buyers and sellers. CENTURY 21 took this leadership position to further establish strong relationships with congressional leaders and build ...


Real Estate Digital New Agent-centric Document Management System

Real Estate Digital (RED), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solutionstar, has announced the launch of its new rDocs document management system and reached an agreement with HER REALTORS® to become the first user of this new, online, paperless management system for its brokerage and agents. ...


Homesnap Introduces ‘How Am I Connected?’ Feature

Homesnap has just launched a new feature in its agent-only app that lets real estate agents know exactly how they are connected to other agents, revealing for the first time the vast network of relationships that are created in the real estate profession. Homesnap Pro’s “How Am I Connected?” feature ...


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