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Construction Snapshot: January’s Drop in Starts a Match for Usual Seasonality

CMD recently announced that January’s $22.5 billion of construction starts, excluding residential activity, was 10.1 percent lower than in December. The decline all but disappears, however, when allowance is made for seasonality. CMD’s long-term average December-to-January moderation, due to obstructionist winter weather, has ...


Home Prices Grew at Twice the Rate of Inflation in 2014

S&P Dow Jones Indices recently released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for December 2014 shows a slight uptick in home prices across the country. Nine cities ...


Realogy Reports Financial Results for Full Year 2014, Increase Market Penetration

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. ...


ERA Real Estate Names Key Realty Services National Company of the Year

ERA Real Estate has named ERA Key Realty Services of Whitinsville, Mass., as its national company of the year. The Gene Francis Memorial Award, given annually by ERA Real Estate to its top all-around company, was presented at the ERA® 2015 International Business Conference, held Feb. 15-18 in Washington, D.C. ...


Century 21 Real Estate Unveils 2015 Marketing Campaign

CENTURY 21® Real Estate has announced the details of its new marketing campaign, which includes the release of two new television spots, “The Chase” and “Mom’s Basement,” and three major sponsorships with U.S. Soccer, CFH Racing and IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden, and USA ...


Existing-Home Sales Cool in January as Available Inventory Remains Subdued

Existing-home sales declined in January to their lowest rate in nine months, but the pace was higher than a year ago for the fourth straight month, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All major regions experienced declines in January, with the Northeast ...


NAR Video Spotlight: 2015 NAR Orientation Video

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that aims to refresh and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. ...


LeadingRE Conference Draws Experts from All Corners

Earlier this month, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® held its annual conference, drawing 2,000 agents from 200 firms in more than 20 countries to discuss industry trends, cutting-edge technology, and most important, leadership. ...


PCMS Consulting Partners with Gateway Funding, Diversified Mortgage Services

PCMS Consulting recently announced a new sales and marketing partnership with Gateway Funding. Founded in 1994, Gateway is a full service mortgage banker offering a diverse product portfolio. Licensed in 42 states, Gateway provides financing to borrowers across the country and averages over $3 billion in loan originations annually. ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Announces 2014 Top Award Winners

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, the original San Francisco Bay area real estate start-up founded in 1906, has announced its 2014 year-end award recipients in numerous company, office and affiliated agent categories. ...


New Study Finds Surprising Home Formation Results

A new study from the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate concludes that new household formation, a key driver of housing demand, has recovered after the job losses that accompanied the recession. ...


For Your Clients: Lockboxes and Their Role in the Real Estate Process

Selling a home can be a time-consuming process, but as any real estate professional can attest, making sure the space can be seen at all times—and ensuring agents have a way to enter—are two crucial ingredients that can ultimately go a long way toward helping the home sell faster. And ...


REALTOR® Magazine Seeks Nominations for 2015 Good Neighbor Volunteer Awards

REALTORS® not only help people achieve their dream of homeownership, they also volunteer their time and energy to improve the lives of their community members. The National Association of Realtors® is currently accepting applications from Realtors® who dedicate themselves to volunteer service for REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Awards. ...


Halstead Property Wins Top Awards at International Real Estate Conference

Top real estate firm Halstead Property announced recently that they won two top coveted awards at the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Conference that was recently held in Las Vegas. Attended by more than 600 firms from around the world, the awards event was held on Thursday, February ...


Pat Riley Named Chairman of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Pat Riley, president and chief operating officer of Charlotte, N.C.-based Allen Tate Company, has been elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the company announced this week. Leading Real Estate Companies ...


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