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Talk Shop with a Real Estate Legend at RISMedia’s CEO Exchange

In 1973, globally-recognized real estate franchise RE/MAX, LLC was founded by Dave and Gail Liniger. In that same decade, audiences stood up and cheered when boxing epic Rocky hit theaters. Even though real estate “ain’t all sunshine and rainbows,” the story behind RE/MAX ...


The Dying Dining Room

The dining room isn’t what it used to be. ...


Mortgage Applications Inch Lower

Mortgage applications decreased 0.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 27, 2014. ...


The Legal Ins and Outs of Buying a House with Someone

Many people consider buying a house together for many different reasons. Whether it is your first-time home or an investment property, buying a house together does have its perks. If done with care, this arrangement can be very beneficial in getting you a house that you may not have otherwise ...


Tips for Surviving When Kids Come Home after College

(MCT)—Do you have advice for parents of “boomerang” kids who have moved home after college graduation? ...


RE/MAX Gateway offers The NEW Agent Training Program

RE/MAX Gateway recently announced the offering of The NEW Agent, a fully inclusive instructional course created specifically for RE/MAX Gateway beginning on July 7, 2014. Supporting real estate agents throughout Northern Virginia, course participation is open to all agents, regardless of brokerage affiliation. Developed by industry expert Scott MacDonald and ...


EBCBOR and MBOR Merge to Form Third Largest REALTOR® Association in N.J.

The Meadowlands Board of REALTORS® (MBOR) formerly based in Rutherford will join forces with the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® (EBCBOR) paving the way for the creation of the third-largest REALTOR® association in N.J. The combined association, under the name Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® Inc., will have ...


Today’s Teenagers Will Rock Real Estate

Sea changes are in store for residential real estate ten years from now. Millions of new households will lift rental and starter home markets, half of the new families will be minorities and their ability to access mortgage finance will determine whether ...


Revealed: Most Popular Cities for Renters on the Go

Providing insight into the patterns of today's renters, realtor.com® recently named the 10 most searched cities on the realtor.com® rentals mobile application for iOS and Android since the launch of the application. ...


Log Homes Council Members Celebrate National Log Home Open House Month in July

Members of the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Log Homes Council (LHC) are celebrating National Log Home Open House Month in July by hosting home tours, log raising demonstrations, factory tours, seminars and much more. This marks the third anniversary of the national event for the LHC members. ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Names Williams Director, Network Services

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has announced the appointment of Brent M. Williams as director, Network Services. In this role, Williams will oversee numerous member services and programs for the global network of 500+ market-leading real estate firms. ...


Weichert Corporate Housing Earns High Marks

Weichert Corporate Housing, a leading provider of temporary accommodations and furnished apartments, earned high service marks from corporate buyers of relocation services according to the results of a prominent workforce mobility survey. ...


Residential Construction Spending up 7.5 Percent from One Year Ago

The latest Census estimate of total private residential construction spending is 7.5 percent higher than one year ago. In particular, the release shows significant improvement in construction spending for the single-family and multifamily categories. ...


Credit Union App Makes Mobile Banking Easy

NAR PULSE--Credit Union members who download the mobile banking app and make a mobile deposit through July 31, 2014 will be entered for the chance to win $1,000. Plus, the Credit Union will donate $1,000 to NAR’s REALTORS® Relief Foundation in ...


Targeting Consumers, Serving REALTORS®

With the word ‘REALTOR®’ embedded in its DNA, realtor.com® was clearly born and bred in the real estate industry, for the real estate industry. And to that end, as the real estate business has evolved, so has realtor.com®. By balancing the changing ...


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