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10 Top Kitchen Remodeling Trends

(MCT)—When Michelle and Jon Christy bought their 1980s-era home in North Tustin, Calif., much of the residence already was remodeled. ...


Strong Partnerships Key to Standing the Test of Time

Having the right people by your side is crucial when it comes to finding continued success. And for Annie Hanna Engel—president of Howard Hanna Insurance Services, the insurance arm of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services—HSA Home Warranty has proven that they’re dedicated to being there for the company, its agents ...


Keeping Pace with Real Estate’s Uptick

When it comes to working the metro Denver area, where inventory is scant and offers seem to come in the instant a property listing becomes public, Pat Shupe of EQUITY Colorado Real Estate points to Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) as the key to staying one step ahead of the competition. ...


Recovery to Continue in 2014, Says NAR; Rates and Home Prices Predicted to Rise

The real estate market will continue its road to recovery in 2014, with home prices rising 6 percent and mortgage rates hitting 5.4 percent. In addition, demand is predicted to plateau, all according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior ...


The Beginning of the Middle Inning: Housing on Strongly Paved Road to Recovery, New Research Shows

Housing is on the way up, according to new research from The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC. The recently released report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate®, focused on the key trending industry outlooks for the year ahead, which the report predicts will be a bright one. ...


The Time Is Now for Lawmakers, Real Estate Industry to Secure Future of Homeownership

The nation’s housing markets gained traction in 2013, but lingering uncertainties will prevent a full housing market recovery, according to 2014 National Association of REALTORS® President Steve Brown during a news conference held at last week’s 2013 Realtors® Conference and Expo. ...


Marshall Saunders of RE/MAX Results Receives 2013 Real Estate Tech Titan Award

[caption id="attachment_84151" align="alignleft" width="150"] Marshall Saunders, RE/MAX Results, 2013 Tech Titan Award Winner[/caption] ...


HomeServices of America, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Prudential Rubloff Properties

HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, today announced the acquisition of Prudential Rubloff Properties and its subsidiaries Rubloff Insurance and Sterling Title Services LLC. ...


Long & Foster Honored with ‘Lexicon World of Quality’ Award from Lexicon Relocation

Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., one of the largest independent residential real estate companies in the United States, was recently honored with the annual “Lexicon World of Quality” award by Lexicon Relocation in a ceremony held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas, on Oct. 22, the company has ...


Carrington Property Services Awarded National Property Management Agreement with Gorelick Brothers Capital

Carrington Property Services (Carrington) and Gorelick Brothers Capital (Gorelick) have announced their partnership with Carrington providing national property management services for Gorelick’s single family rental portfolio. Carrington will be managing Gorelick’s existing rental portfolio located primarily in seven major urban centers. ...


Prudential Select Properties Launches Its Select Military Career Development Program

Prudential Select Properties, a provider of residential real estate services to the Greater St. Louis area, launched its Select Military Career Development Program, which kicked off on Mon., November 11, the company announced. ...


planetRE Launches Cutting Edge Marketing Technologies with Socialite CRM

planetRE, the nation's leading technology cloud vendor for online real estate, announced several cutting edge, scalable cloud communication and collaborative marketing technologies, for improving agent-client communication, brokerage lead management and marketing campaign management. The updated platform integrates texting, social chatting, Amazon SES email cloud and Dropbox storage cloud. ...


zipLogix Offers zipForm Plus Solution for the Real Estate Team

zipLogix, creator of zipForm(R), the official and exclusive forms software of the National Association of REALTORS(R), announces the release of zipForm® Plus Team. This solution is available to real estate professionals that work closely together as a team and require additional functionality built to better serve their ...


Rising Rates, Health Care Lead Top 10 Issues Affecting Real Estate

Rising interest and capitalization rates top the list of issues that have future implications for real estate. That’s according to an industry expert at the “Top 10 Issues Affecting Real Estate” session held recently at the 2013 REALTORS® Conference and Expo. ...


Earning Designations, Certifications Are Key to Adhering to Code of Ethics

NAR PULSE--As we celebrate the Centennial of the Code of Ethics, it’s important to remember that the Code plays an vital role in the observation of November as Designation Awareness Month as well. REALTORS® can earn 24 designations and certifications to assist in their commitment to represent their ...


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