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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Supports ‘On the Move’ Luncheon

The real estate professionals at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty recently went ‘on the move’ to support an important community event and one of their own. ...


Boomerang Buyers Are Coming, and Will Require Special Expertise

Over seven million Americans are reported to have lost their homes to foreclosure or short sale from 2007 - 2014, and an estimated 250,000 - 500,000 are beginning to re-enter the market. In all, reports say that half of the 7.3 million will ...


NAR Member Survey Reveals Slight Dip in REALTOR® Business in 2014

After gradually climbing for three consecutive years, the decline in existing-home sales in 2014 resulted in a slight reduction in REALTOR® business activity and income last year, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors® Member Profile. The survey also found ...


REALTORS® View State Supreme Court Decision a Win for Consumers and Industry: Massachusetts Ruling Affirms Long-Standing Broker-Agent Relationship

The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) announced Wednesday that the Massachusetts State Supreme Court (SJC) decision in Monell vs. Boston Pads LLC is a win for consumers and the entire real estate industry. The ability for real estate agents to choose to affiliate with real estate brokers as independent contractors ...


Average Down Payment Drops to Three-Year Low

RealtyTrac® has released its Q1 2015 U.S. Home Purchase Down Payment Report, which shows the average down payment for single family homes, condos and townhomes purchased in the first quarter was 14.8 percent of ...


HomeActions Named to Preferred Provider for LeadingRE

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has selected HomeActions for its Solutions Group program, a collection of quality business products and services presented to its international network of more than 500 real estate firms. ...


Calcagni Real Estate Partners with Chesire Native

Steven Calcagni, President of Calcagni Real Estate recently announced the company’s partnership with CW Landmark Group, LLC, a real estate investment company, currently based in Cheshire, Conn. “For the past five or six years, new construction has been a very quiet market segment, but it has really begun to heat ...


House Prices Move Up In April

U.S home prices continued their upward climb in April, with CoreLogic reporting a  2.7 percent monthly advance, moving the year-on-year gain up to 6.8 percent. This forward motion represents 38 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices. While spring is typically the ...


Discounts + Rewards = Good Business with FedEx

NAR PULSE—Save big. Earn rewards. It’s a win-win for your business with FedEx, NAR’s exclusive shipping services provider and a REALTOR Benefits® Program participant. Save up to 26 percent on FedEx® services and then earn gift cards and brand-name merchandise through My FedEx ...


Houses Get Bigger, Again

(TNS)—The average size of homes built in the U.S. increased for the fifth consecutive year in 2015 to a record 2,657 square feet, according to census data released June 1. ...


Providing a Better Level of Service

In the following interview, Eric Lee of Equity Real Estate divulges his top tips for time management, motivation, and more. ...


MBA, NAHREP Partner to Strengthen Presence of Hispanic Mortgage Bankers

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) recently announced a new partnership between the organizations to work together to advance NAHREP's goal of advancing sustainable Hispanic homeownership and MBA's goal of offering training and education to prospective and current mortgage professionals. ...


Gardner, Realtors® Announces Marketing Collaborative with Perkins Rowe Baton

Gardner, Realtors® recently announced its newest marketing collaborative with Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge. Gardner will be working with Perkins Rowe to expand the community through the sales of one and two bedroom condos in The Lofts, located in the Barnes & Noble building. ...


20 Hottest Real Estate Markets Announced for May

Realtor.com® provided an early look at the May housing market with their ‘Advance Read on May Trends,’ a glimpse into residential real estate inventory and demand trends over the first 3 weeks of the month. For May 2015, the analysis of realtor.com®’s data indicates ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable—From Renter to Buyer: Turning Millennials into Homeowners

Editor's note: The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of REALTORS®. Watch for this column each month. ...


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