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Home-Price Growth Slightly Accelerates in Fourth Quarter of 2014

The majority of metropolitan areas experienced steady but slightly stronger price growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, behind a decline in housing supply and an uptick in demand fueled by lower interest rates and a stronger job market, according to the latest quarterly report by the National ...


Study: More People Drawn to Bright Lights, Big Cities

According to a report recently published by a new think tank, City Laboratory, more young professionals are opting for the cities over the suburbs. This has historically been the trend, but new data shows that this desire for urban real estate has skyrocketed ...


Save Money, Earn Social Media Rewards with NAR’s MVP Program

NAR PULSE—Enroll in the FedEx Advantage® Program by Feb 15 to receive a discount at your local FedEx Office plus earn a Market Yourself with Social Media-Download for free with NAR’s Member Value Plus (MVP) Program. FedEx, a REALTOR Benefits® Program participant ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Expands Global Coverage with 60 Premier Firms

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has begun the year by building on the significant growth of 2014 with a total of 60 new member firms over the past year, 10 of those in January.  These additions represent coverage in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, South ...


Athens Area Association of REALTORS® & Classic MLS Chooses CRS Data MLS Suite

CRS Data has announced a 3-year contract with Athens Area Association of REALTORS® & Classic MLS. CRS Data is pleased to expand its reach in Georgia, providing agents with access to a wide variety of property tax data services. ...


Employment Trends Up In December

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in December, when the index stood at 128.43, up from 127.83 in November. This represents a 7.5 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago at that time. ...


Facing the Future of the Internet Together

A Greek philosopher famously insisted that nothing is permanent except change. That statement couldn’t be truer today, especially in the real estate industry. Change is a double-edged sword: It creates new opportunities, but also introduces new challenges. ...


Good Vibes That Go beyond the Transaction

Dana Potter has been a licensed real estate professional since 1977 and opened Los Angeles-based Pinnacle Real Estate in 1985. Today, the firm’s seven offices are home to approximately 800 agents, serving several LA communities, including San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, Conejo Valley and Malibu. Central to the firm’s ...


Engel & Volkers Buckhead Atlanta Closed 200+ New Construction Units in 2014

“If you look at our sales results for 2014 as a warm-up, 2015 is going to be a great year,” says Shirley Gary, License Partner/Broker of Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta. “In 2014, we closed 219 new homes, at an average sales price of $394,755.00.” ...


Gen Z in the House: The Future of Real Estate

A generation that has seen financial turmoil with a vision of opportunity. Tens of millions of people coming of age in a world impacted by politics and a global economy. Non-conformists and a major force for social change in the United States. Independent ...


Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Boost News Corp’s Second Quarter Revenue

News Corporation recently reported financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2014. ...


Engel & Völkers Adds Canada to Worldwide Operations

Engel & Völkers North America has announced its entry into the Canadian real estate market with the opening of four new premium brokerages in Victoria, Calgary, Toronto and York Region in Ontario extending the global firm’s reach to 39 countries worldwide. ...


University President Named to RE/MAX Board of Directors

Christine M. Riordan, the president-elect of Adelphi University, has accepted a position on the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors, the company has announced. Dr. Riordan has more than 20 years of experience in providing strategic and operational leadership to academic, government, profit and nonprofit organizations. Effective immediately, Dr. Riordan ...


Homebuying Trends for 2015: Multigenerational Living, Combining Purchases, Relocating

The American Dream of homeownership is certainly still alive. Consumers still dream of owning a home—whether a single-family with a white picket fence, a condo, or a multifamily home. ...


Staying Motivated and Disciplined

Read the following interview to learn one real estate prop's top methods for getting listings, turning leads into business, and striving for competition differentiation. ...


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