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Luxury Real Estate Network Extends Outreach in Asia

Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, has introduced several key initiatives that strengthen the luxury network’s outreach to Asian consumers, including a corporate office in Singapore, a greatly expanded online presence in the region and an upcoming conference in Shanghai. The ...


New Housing Report Reveals Healthier National Market

Nationally, the number of single-family homes for sale and their prices continue to rise—revealing a healthier real estate marketplace than a year ago and strong seller confidence, according to the April 2014 National Housing Trend Report released today by realtor.com®, a leader in ...


Best Practice Ideas Sought for Real Estate eBook, Earn Rewards Package for Your Participation

Realtor.com® is seeking your best practices, professional tips, or scripting know-how on a real estate topic of your choosing by May 31st, 2014. The dialog and techniques submitted will be considered for inclusion in a best practices eBook realtor.com® is creating for release at the annual NAR conference in November. ...


Led by Multifamily, Improvement Seen in All Commercial Real Estate Sectors

The outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors is slightly improving despite disappointing economic growth during the first quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of REALTORS® quarterly commercial real estate forecast. ...


J. Rockcliff REALTORS’ President Jeff Sposito Receives ‘Director for Life’ Honors

J. Rockcliff REALTORS®, a leading residential real estate company in the San Francisco East Bay, has announced that Jeff Sposito, the company’s founder and president, has been named as an honorary Director for Life by the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.).  Director for Life is one of the most prestigious ...


Century 21 Unleashes another Seasonal Video Series

Century 21 announces the release of another set of timely real estate videos, this time an entire series highlighting summer's busy season. To kick off the homebuying season, the company has debuted a series of “Lawn Invasion” videos that feature three lawn ornaments confessing the fear that they will be ...


Webinar: ConnectionSM for Co-Brokerage—How It Works—How Leads Convert

Realtor.com® is hosting a webinar this week for those interested in learning more about its ConnectionSM lead system. According to realtor.com®, some agent teams and small offices are running their entire operations primarily by working these leads. ...


RE/MAX One of Canada’s Most Trusted Brands

A respected consumer survey by Marketing magazine shows Canadians know and trust the RE/MAX brand, the company reports. Results from the Marketing/Leger “Corporate Reputation Survey” were based on responses from 2,100 Canadian consumers, assessing 234 companies in 36 industries.  The survey appears in the magazine’s May edition and ranked RE/MAX ...


HUD Announces Alternative Accessibility Standard for Federally Funded Construction Projects

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced recently that it is permitting developers of federally funded construction projects to use an alternative design standard to meet the accessibility requirements under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  With a few exceptions, developers may use the Americans ...


Buyers and Sellers See Spring Buying Season Blooming into Summer: Survey

Prudential Real Estate, an HSF Affiliates LLC real estate brokerage network, recently released the results of its first quarter Consumer Outlook Survey indicating that consumers’ perception of the residential real estate market is increasingly positive. And, following a long, tough winter, consumers ...


Fixed Mortgage Rates Near Seven Month Low

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower for the fourth consecutive week with fixed mortgage rates hitting new lows for this year. ...


For Rent Media Solutions™ and Homes.com® Social Media Director Recognized as MVP

For Rent Media Solutions™ and Homes.com® director of social media, Erica Campbell Byrum, has been named to PRNews’ inaugural Social Media MVP list, recognizing outstanding professional communicators in the social media space. Byrum will be honored at the PRNews’ Social Media Icon Awards luncheon June 2 at the Grand Hyatt ...


Real Living Lifestyles’ Hadley Team Is 7th Place in Gross Commission Income

San Diego-based Real Living Lifestyles has announced The Hadley Team has achieved 7th place in gross commission income and 2nd place in most transactions closed at the company. According to a release, she has grown her team from one member in 2000 to eight members today. Each team member has ...


Ask the Expert: What Are the Most Important Risk Management Practices?

The following Ask the Expert column features Michael Ryder, the National Program Director for Specialty Programs with Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc. ...


Laying the Foundation for Real Estate Success

As an engineer and entrepreneur who owned his own chemical company, Kyle Else is used to dealing with complicated formulas. Today, as a REALTOR® with Palo Alto, Calif.-based Keller Williams Realty, Else has created a formula for success—among himself and his team—using Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). ...


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