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Realtors® Honor Military Service Members and Families on Veterans Day

The National Association of Realtors® honors the brave men and women who have worn the uniform of our U.S. military on Veterans Day and every day by providing housing resources and information to active duty and retired military service members. ...


CENTURY 21 Veterans Day Survey Finds Homeownership Most Important Factor for Returning Service Members

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the world's largest residential real estate sales organizations, announced the results of its Veterans Day survey earlier this week, conducted online by Harris Interactive. In honor of its long-time partnership with, and dedication to, Easter Seals, CENTURY 21® conducted the ...


Team ‘Real Kick’ Wins Real Estate Industry’s First-Ever Live Software Development Competition

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced the winning entries from the Realogy Innovation Summit - Powered by Retsly, a live competition for software developers to create new applications for residential real estate held around the clock from Nov. 6-7 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. ...


American Home Shield to Acquire HSA Home Warranty

American Home Shield, one of the largest home warranty companies in the nation, recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire HSA Home Warranty, a leading competitor in the industry. Company officials say they expect the sale to close within the next 30 to 60 days, and to ...


Homes.com Launches $20,000 “Inspiring Moments” Sweepstakes on HGTV.com

renovation –turning design dreams into reality,” says Brock MacLean, executive vice president of Homes.com. “A leader in home improvement, gardening, crafts and remodeling, HGTV is the perfect partner for this sweepstakes.” ...


zipLogix Partners with Eight Organizations to Provide zipForm as Member Benefit

zipLogix, creator of zipForm®, announced that Bay Area Association of REALTORS® (BAAR), Cecil County Board of REALTORS® (CBR), Greater Iron Mountain/Kingsford MLS (GIMKM), Laramie Board of REALTORS® (LBR), Lincoln County Board of REALTORS® (LCBR), Norfolk Board of REALTORS® (NBR), Otsego Delaware Board of REALTORS® (ODBR), and Sullivan County Board of ...


Dermot Buffini Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Buffini & Company

Buffini & Company, one of the world's largest real estate training and coaching companies, recently announced that Dermot Buffini has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company. In his new role, Buffini will provide strategic direction for the company's revenue growth and global operations while leading a seasoned management ...


REALTORS® Relief Foundation Online Silent Auction: Bidding Opens Nov. 8th

NAR PULSE—The REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) is proud to kick off its first annual online auction fundraiser on November 8th at 3 p.m. PST. Register to bid on a wide array of items including spectacular travel getaways, entertainment and sports ...


Heightened Market Conditions Fuel More Multiple Offers and Higher Selling Price

More properties were sold above their asking price this year, as tight supply conditions continued to heat up market competition in the first half of 2013, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (C.A.R.) “2013 Annual Housing Market Survey.” ...


Home Buyers and Sellers Survey Shows Lingering Impact of Tight Credit

Although the housing market has shown a healthy recovery over the past two years, unnecessarily restrictive mortgage lending standards are preventing some financially qualified buyers from reaching their dreams, especially singles and first-time buyers, according to an annual study released today. ...


Pandra Richie Named Chairman of the Board for Worldwide ERC

Pandra Richie, SCRP, SGMS-T, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for Worldwide ERC®, the workforce mobility association has announced. Richie is the president of Corporate Real Estate Services with Long & Foster® Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, and previously ...


Bay Area Home Sales Slower, Median Prices Lower As Buyers Take A Break

Would-be San Francisco Bay Area homebuyers spooked by fast-rising home prices, a brief uptick in mortgage interest rates and potential fallout from the federal government shutdown took a break from their home search in the third quarter of 2013, spurring a slowdown in home sales that, for the first time ...


REALTORS® to Regulators: Aligning QRM with QM Assures Safe, Sound Mortgage Lending

Revised rules proposed by federal regulators will help ensure rigorous and effective underwriting while also providing creditworthy homebuyers with access to safe mortgage financing, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Realogy Executive Tanya Reu Named 2013 Woman of Influence in Housing by HousingWire

Realogy Holdings Corp, recently announced that Tanya Reu was named among HousingWire magazine’s “2013 Women of Influence in Housing.” Reu is a senior vice president of human resources and diversity at Realogy, current member and past chair of the corporate board of governors for the National Association of Hispanic Real ...


Consumers: Take the Chance to Win the Ultimate Home Renovation

Homes.com, leading online real estate destination and complete lifestyle resource, has partnered with HGTV to launch the “Inspiring Moments” sweepstakes. One lucky winner will be awarded $20,000 for the ultimate home renovation project. From November 1 through December 4, participants can enter once a day on both HGTV.com and DIYNetwork.com. ...