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Homes.com® & ForRent.com®’s Social Media Philosophy Highlighted on Podcast

Erica Campbell Byrum, director of social media for Homes.com® and ForRent.com®, was recently invited to Jay Baer’s Social Pros Podcast series, “Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media,” to discuss her professional background, the companies’ customer- and consumer-oriented social media efforts, and what it takes to be a social ...


February Pending Home Sales Continue Slide

Pending home sales declined for the eighth straight month in February, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Modest increases in the Midwest and West were offset by declines in the Northeast and South; all regions ...


Property Listing Distributor Expands Real Estate Network to Include MLS Public Sites

ListHub, a leading distributor of property listings and provider of performance metrics in real estate, operated by Move, Inc., has announced the expansion of the Real Estate Network (REN) to extend the syndication of property listings to consumer-facing websites and mobile apps operated by Multiple Listing Services (MLSs). ...


Century 21 Affiliated to Be Honored as Top Century 21 Franchise in Homes Sold

Century 21 Affiliated recently accepted the distinction as the No. 1 Century 21 company by Century 21 Real Estate, LLC, the company announced. Century 21 Affiliated achieved this decoration based on the impressive number of homes they sold in 2013. ...


Luxury Portfolio International Releases White Paper on Young Affluents

Luxury Portfolio International® has released a white paper on “Young Affluents in the Digital World: The Impact to Real Estate,” developed to give its member firms a deeper understanding into this increasingly influential demographic—90% of whom indicate that homeownership is very important to them. ...


Realogy Issues Its Annual Diversity & Community Outreach Highlights Report

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, has issued its annual Realogy Diversity & Community Outreach Highlights Report infographic that showcases the Company's diversity business initiatives and philanthropic activities of its employees, franchisees and ...


RE/MAX Unveils Agent-Branded Consumer App

RE/MAX, along with Homes.com, has unveiled the advanced 2.0 version of its consumer mobile app, RE/MAX Real Estate Search. The newly redesigned app features a fresh user interface, improved navigation, a flatter design and agent-branding components. ...


zipLogix Partners With New Hampshire Association of REALTORS®

zipLogix, creator of zipForm®, the real estate industry's leading contract software, announced a partnership with the New Hampshire Association of REALTORS® (NHAR). This agreement provides the more than 4,500 members of NHAR with access to the latest in forms software, zipForm® Plus. The New Hampshire Association of REALTORS® joins the ...


RealEstate Business Intelligence Launches New City and Subdivision Features

MRIS, the industry-leading Mid-Atlantic Multiple Listing Service (MLS) that facilitates nearly $125 million a day in real estate transactions, announced today that its subsidiary, RealEstate Business Intelligence (RBI), has launched city and subdivision housing statistics for rbiEXPERT customers. ...


New Report Shows Continuing Recovery

Homes.com, a leading online real estate destination and a division of Dominion Enterprises, has released its January Local Market Index, a price performance summary of repeat sales of U.S. properties. Utilizing home pricing data, the Index shows year-over-year gains for ...


70 Percent of Boomers Expect Retirement House to Be the Best

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate recently released the findings of a national survey of Baby Boomers (ages 49-67) revealing this influential generation’s feelings of optimism about living an independent, active lifestyle; a lifestyle unrestrained by planned retirement communities and instead bolstered ...


Infill Development and Construction – a Great New Opportunity in Today’s Market

As the real estate market continues to gain traction, savvy brokers and agents who are ready to take their business to the next level are constantly on the lookout for the next big thing. While new-home construction has been dominating the headlines ...


HUD Reports New Residential Sales in February

Sales of new single-family houses in February 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 440,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 3.3 percent (±17.9 percent)* below the revised January rate of 455,000 and is ...


Budding Economic Growth Expected in Spring and Summer as Harsh Winter Fades

Despite a deterioration in economic activity at the end of 2013 that has continued through the first quarter of this year, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic ...


zipLogix Extends Partnerships With Five Organizations

zipLogix, creator of zipForm(R), announced that Central Georgia MLS (CGMLS), Central Susquehanna Valley Board of REALTORS(R) (CSVBOR), Henderson Audubon Association of REALTORS(R) (HAAOR), Northwest Wyoming Association of REALTORS(R) (NWAOR), and Teton Board of REALTORS(R) (TBOR) have extended their partnership agreements and expanded the zipLogix products that are provided to members ...