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ERA Identifies Four ‘Under the Radar’ Markets Benefitting from Out-Of-State Buyers

ERA Real Estate, a global real estate franchisor, and the members of its U.S. broker network have identified four “under the radar” housing markets that are benefitting from home buyers relocating from out of state. The growth in these markets is supported ...


Great Spaces: Emilio Estevez Lists His Malibu Micro-Vineyard

Actor-turned-director Emilio Estevez has quietly listed his Malibu, Calif., estate for a cool $7.8 million. The 3,731-square-foot home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms, which by Hollywood standards may seem modest; however, it sits on a nice piece of land—1.1 acres. ...


RELO Direct® Strengthens Global Service Delivery Team with the Addition of Ann Merritt, GMS

RELO Direct®, Inc. has expanded its global service delivery team with the addition of Ann Merritt, GMS, the company has announced. Merritt will serve as the director of Client Services to the growing mobility service organization and will be responsible for international service delivery management, implementation, and quality assurance. ...


HomeFinder.com and Easter Seals Partner to Raise Awareness on Assessing the Needs of Aging Family Members When Home for the Holidays

HomeFinder.com, a leading digital real estate site, recently announced its partnership with Easter Seals to help families assess the needs of aging loved ones when home for the holidays. HomeFinder.com will donate $1 to Easter Seals for every “Like” the HomeFinder.com Facebook page receives during the month of ...


Navigating the New Market

HomeFinder.com’s 2013 Agent Makeover Sweepstakes gave five lucky agents a deluxe treatment and a new set of skills to power up their business ...


Prudential Ambassador Real Estate Officially Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate

Prudential Ambassador Real Estate, a brokerage leader in Nebraska, is set to officially become Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The company recently held a press briefing, “Brand Opening” event and yard-sign reveal at the Ambassador Real Estate Corporate Offices in Omaha. ...


Barbara Corcoran Shares Tips for Becoming a Market Leader

The Shark Tank Investor Who Cut Her Teeth in Real Estate Shares Her Frank, Feisty, and Homespun Formula for Success in Business and Life ...


The Changing Dynamics of Real Estate Investment

In today’s recovering residential real estate market, investors have played an important role, accounting for more than 20 percent of all purchases in recent months. As noted in an article that appeared on RISMedia.com on August 28, titled, “A New Breed of Real Estate Investor; The Value Investor,” there’s been ...


Residential Building Permits Reach 1 Million, a 5-Year High

(MCT)—The number of U.S. residential building permits issued in October surpassed 1 million, the highest level in five years, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. ...


Diane Stafford: Home-Based Work Isn’t for Everyone

(MCT)—It’s a time of year when some workers are giving thanks for their cozy home-based jobs. Others, not so much. ...


People Who Need People: Customer Service Insights

When I meet someone for the first time and am asked what I do for a living it’s always a bit of a tricky question. My quick response is that I work in real estate, which essentially is not true. (If I ...


Howard Hanna Rocks the House at Two-Day Convention

The Cleveland Convention Center was rockin’ as the green and gold poured into town earlier this month for the Howard Hanna convention, the company announced. ...


Listing Portals: What’s the Real End Game?

The ongoing contention regarding the ultimate motives of the major online listing portals recently came to a head during a rousing panel discussion at RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange earlier this fall. During the session - “The Data Debate: Is Disintermediation a ...


New Mortgage Disclosure Forms to Roll Out in August 2015

(MCT)—The federal government’s consumer financial watchdog will require lenders to issue shorter, easier-to-understand mortgage disclosure forms to home buyers that more clearly show the costs and terms of the loans. ...


California Pending Sales Higher in October

California pending home sales reversed a two-month decline to post higher in October, but were down from a year earlier, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported recently. ...


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