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Living Smart: Should I Get a Professional Window Cleaning?

(TNS)—Clean windows can make your home brighter and improve its overall appearance. ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate, The Original Silicon Valley Startup, Celebrates 109th Anniversary

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC  recently celebrated 109 years in business. This milestone comes at an exciting time for the brand. Coldwell Banker Real Estate has built a stellar reputation for high quality service, and the brand is marked by professionals who instill trust in millions of home buyers and ...


Long & Foster Provides Agents, Clients with Knowledge and Resources for International Relocation

Long & Foster Real Estate’s Corporate Real Estate Services Division is doing more to empower its agents to provide high-quality service to international clients, the company announces. The company’s international initiatives are being led by veteran agent, Shelagh Doyle, who recently received the designation of World Referral Specialist from Leading ...


Realty Pilot and zipLogix Partner to Offer Management Automation

Realty Pilot and zipLogix have launched their integration project to bring full offer management automation to the nation’s real estate professionals, the companies have announced.  Realty Pilot’s Offer Runway, an online platform that streamlines the entire residential real estate offer process, is now integrated with zipLogix’s zipForm® software ...


Global Market Volatility Pushes Mortgage Rates Lower

Freddie Mac  recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling to their lowest levels since May of this year amid substantial and ongoing global volatility out of China. ...


The Look and Feel of Successful Branding

Great branding delivers instant recognition of value, separates you from your competitors, communicates credibility and trust, and builds and strengthens client loyalty. Great branding begins with providing exceptional service, the kind of service clients talk to their friends and family about, which creates word-of-mouth. Great branding is how others will ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: Succession Planning: Creating a Legacy for Your Business

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Jim Imhoff, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms Relations. Watch for this column each month, where we address broker issues, concerns and milestones. ...


12 Ways to Keep Your House Sparkling Clean Year-Round

If the idea of spending hours on end deep-cleaning the house doesn’t appeal to you, take the “spring” out of “spring cleaning” and try monthly deep-cleaning instead. When you tackle one room in your house each month throughout the year, the ...


NAR Video Spotlight: Window to the Law—Cyberscams and the Real Estate Professional

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


Pending Home Sales Inch Forward in July

Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in July, but rose modestly for the sixth time in seven months, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Dan Forsman Recognized as 2015 Most Admired CEO for Residential Real Estate by Atlanta Business Chronicle

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has announced that president & CEO, Dan Forsman was recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as the 2015 Most Admired CEO for Residential Real Estate.  This is the second year in a row that Dan Forsman has been awarded this prestigious honor. ...


Public-Private Partnership to Bring Much-Needed Pricing Stability to Detroit Neighborhoods

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan recently joined representatives from Quicken Loans, The Home Depot and members of the community to announce the “Rehabbed and Ready” program—a public-private campaign to renovate homes, increase occupancy and bring pricing stability to Detroit’s neighborhoods. ...


Home Values Slide after Nearly Four Years of Growth

The housing market is slowing down, with home values seeing the first negative monthly change since the market began its recovery nearly four years ago, according to the Zillow® July Real Estate Market Reports. ...


Share of In-Foreclosure Sales Drops to 15-Year Low in July

RealtyTrac® recently released its July 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows sales of properties in-foreclosure and cash sales were down from a year ago to multi-year lows while year-to-date U.S. home sales in 2015 ...


Ultra Wealthy Buying Homes as ‘Opportunity Gateways’

A growing number of ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals view homes as 'opportunity gateways', driving buying decisions that are based on potential opportunities from owning these luxury residential properties, according to a recent Wealth-X study. ...


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