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July Home Price Gains Concentrated in the West

Home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, with the majority of July gains concentrated in the west, according to the recently released S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. ...


Introducing New Must-Have Safety Resource for REALTORS®

NAR PULSE--Created with input from more than 1,000 NAR members, “The Little Red Book: Safety Rules to Live By for REALTORS®” is the perfect tool for your new or seasoned agents to use as they create and update safety protocols for their ...


September Shifts to Buyer’s Market

With month-over-month declining prices and increased time on market, the September housing market has transitioned into a buyer’s market, according to realtor.com®’s ‘Advance Read of September Trends.’ This means that it’s now easier for buyers to purchase a home than it has been ...


McColly Real Estate and CENTURY 21 South County Real Estate Announce Strategic Merger

CENTURY 21 South County Real Estate has merged operations with McColly Real Estate and will operate its Cedar Lake office under the McColly brand. This strategic alliance will further McColly’s business growth and service initiatives throughout the entire market area. Shelly and Fred Faber, former owners of CENTURY 21 South ...


New Tools from RE/MAX INTEGRA Empower Agents to Build Their Brand

RE/MAX INTEGRA recently announced the launch of a new suite of tools available to agents through an alliance with Move, Inc. and Placester. The new, innovative digital tools will be housed under one turnkey location for RE/MAX INTEGRA agents to build their personal brand and convert their leads at no ...


Full Price Recovery Reached for More Than Half of U.S. Housing Markets

Among the nation’s top 300 markets, 166 or 55 percent have now achieved full price recovery, 24 more than the 142 markets reported in June, according to Homes.com®'s recently released July 2015 Local Market Index. ...


Power Brokers Look Past Acquisitions in the Name of Growth in Today’s Ever-Evolving Market

[caption id="attachment_101122" align="alignleft" width="265"] Panelists share their successful growth strategies during RISMedia’s 2015 CEO Exchange.[/caption] ...


Professional Development Leads to Continued Success

At Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty in Athens, Ga., the level of passion and enthusiasm that broker Charles ‘Charlie’ Upchurch, III and agent Joey Tucker have for the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is nothing short of contagious. ...


RISMedia Survey Results: How Do You Stay Safe?

Though REALTOR® Safety Month is coming to a close, safety is an issue that should remain top of mind year-round, and be everyone's No. 1 priority, regardless of bottom lines and the allure of new prospects. Real estate agents should never forget the ...


VScreen Launches National Listing Portal

Consumers and real estate agents alike now have the ability to watch listing videos for the majority of properties for sale across the United States on ListingVideos.com. The video-centric listing portal also provides the nation’s 1,000,000+ real estate agents with the ability to claim their already-produced and personalized listing ...


August Shows Retreat in Pending Home Sales

Pending home sales retreated in August, but remained at a healthy level of activity and have now risen year-over-year for 12 consecutive months, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. A modest increase in the West was offset by declines in all other regions. ...


Real Estate Meets Reality TV at RISMedia’s Ultimate Power Broker Open House

Experiencing the one-of-a-kind, luxury lifestyle only found in Manhattan, attendees of this year’s Ultimate Power Broker Open House Experience—the closing to RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange – got a taste of the reality TV spotlight while touring a multimillion-dollar Flatiron listing. ...


Following Fed Decision, Mortgage Rates Move Lower

Average fixed mortgage rates declined following the Federal Reserve's decision to defer a hike in the Federal funds rate, says Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey®. ...


Amid U.S. Housing Recovery, Brokers Keep a Concerned Eye on China

The news has been grim. Headline after headline has shown panic setting in across the Pacific Ocean as China reels from a massive crash in its young and volatile stock market. At its worst period, the Shanghai Composite Index plunged a stunning 30 ...


Living Smart: Come Clean on These Common Washing Machine Mistakes

(TNS)—Unless you possess a never-ending supply of money and never wear the same outfit twice, laundry is an essential part of life. While the sudsy concept may seem simple enough, some of us make small mistakes that may hurt the washing machine over ...


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