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Real Estate News Archive


Gee Dunsten Joins Top 5 in Real Estate as Top 5 Elite Member

Recently, RISMedia and the Top 5 in Real Estate Network announced a new addition to the Top 5 program: the inclusion of some of the best speakers and coaches in the industry, coming together to provide better content, better events ...


HUNT Real Estate ERA Moves Hamburg Office

On February 1, HUNT Real Estate ERA opened the doors to their brand new office space in Hamburg, the company announced. The thriving local real estate office is now even more strategically located, and the new facility is outfitted with the latest in technology and design features to service an ...


January Home Sales, Prices Push Higher

The selling season in 2012 started early and continued through the whole year. Now, the new year is starting at levels even higher than last January. The January RE/MAX National Housing Report shows the recovery continues with sales up 9.1 percent and prices up 8.0 percent from January last year. ...


Next Generation ‘Beta Brokerages’ Reveal Groundbreaking Trends

The Beta Brokerage concept shares case studies of entrepreneurial unaffiliated brokers that are breaking the rules of tradition. Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate works with these companies’ leaders to understand and share their strategies through the brand’s Beta Brokerage Directory. ...


Fannie Mae Announces New HomePath for Short Sales Escalation Process

Fannie Mae recently introduced an expanded HomePath for Short Sales tool to resolve short sale challenges. The tool, a new short sale escalation process, is open to any real estate professional working on a short sale involving a Fannie Mae-owned loan. Once a case is escalated, Fannie Mae will directly ...


January Housing Update: Nothing Left to Buy in Silicon Valley?

Regional Spotlight-- Median home-sale price continues to grow by double-digits in the Bay Area of California, but with such a shortage of inventory and fewer new listings, there soon may be nothing left to buy. ...


Bubba Mills Joins Top 5 in Real Estate as Top 5 Elite Member

Recently, RISMedia and the Top 5 in Real Estate Network have announced a new addition to the Top 5 program: the inclusion of some of the best speakers in the industry coming together to provide better content, better events and ...


PCMS Social Solutions ℠ Addresses Effective Social Media Strategies and Execution

PCMS recently announced its launch of PCMS Social Solutions ℠, a social media outsourcing service designed to help brokerages connect with agents and consumers through social media channels. Using the service, brokerages can control their online messaging and expand their market reach. By prioritizing how their brand is represented online, ...


RealtyUSA Wins Onboard Informatics’s Charity Giving Contest

Onboard Informatics has named RealtyUSA, one of the largest independent real estate companies in upstate New York, the winner of its Charity Giving Contest recognizing community-based efforts around the 2012 holiday season. As the contest winner, RealtyUSA selected the West Seneca Community Food Pantry as its charity of choice to ...


RE/MAX Alliance Support of ‘Alice’s 36 Hours for Kids’ Radiothon Starting on February 20

RE/MAX Alliance is counting down to the 12th annual Alice’s 36 Hours for Kids Radiothon. The radiothon will broadcast live from Children’s Hospital Colorado on Denver radio station Alice 105.9. The event will run February 20 through the 22 from 6 am until 6 pm. RE/MAX Alliance agents and volunteers ...


Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Announces $250 Million Expansion Program

At the annual Howard Hanna Strategic Planning Meeting held at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, Chairman and CEO Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna, III announced that the firm intends to allocate $250 million for expansion and acquisitions. This will occur not only in the company’s current five state real estate ...


Building Real Estate Relationships in the New Generation: What the Rest of Us Learn from YPNers

In this month’s NAR Power Broker Roundtable, panelists from the Young Professionals Network discuss how they are conducting the business of real estate in today’s tech-savvy world—and what we can learn from them. ...


How to Build a Profitable Online Marketing Presence

It was wonderful to see so many Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate brokers and agents in Las Vegas last week for our International Convention, FUSION. It was exciting to witness the energy and creativity that is expelled when over 500 ...


Buying Land to Hit Pay Dirt

(MCT)—In the depth of the recession, homebuilders stopped building. Sales offices closed. Buyers vanished. Developers mothballed housing projects. ...


Realogy Reports Financial Results for Full Year 2012

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in residential real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation title and settlement services, has reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012, including the following: ...