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Pending Home Sales Edge Up in April

Pending home sales improved for the second straight month in April, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Gains in the Midwest and Northeast offset declines in the West and South. ...


Over 1,000 Agents Sign up for LocalSmartMobile Integrated Media Marketing Packages

A new marketing product suite is rapidly gaining momentum as more agents and brokers are realizing the value of a multi-media marketing campaign for their brands. ...


Angela Kenny, Century 21 Team Feltrim, Named Top Producing C21® Agent

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of one of the world’s largest residential real estate franchise sales organizations, recently announced that CENTURY 21 Team Feltrim’s Angela Kenny is the No. 1 agent worldwide in the CENTURY 21® System based on units sold in 2013. Kenny was honored at the CENTURY ...


Tips for Superior Summer Home Staging

Gearing up for a busy summer selling season? You may want to take another look at your staging process. Staged homes sell 78 percent faster than non-staged homes, so it's important to do your due diligence if you want to succeed. The following ...


NAR’s Broker Tip of the Month: Education Can Equal Success for REALTORS®

Education is an investment in which the individual decision to acquire a higher education depends on the probability of higher future earnings potential. The economic benefit of higher education has societal implications as well, since a productive population affects the aggregate economic ...


iServe Residential Lending, LLC Selects Mortgage Returns for Marketing and Reporting Solutions

Mortgage Returns, a provider of TRUE CRM technology and automated marketing solutions for the mortgage industry, has announced that iServe Residential Lending, LLC has selected the company’s TRUE CRM technology to manage its marketing campaigns and business analysis capabilities. ...


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 ...


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