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First Look: Home Buying Season Is Already Booming

The 2016 home-buying season is in full swing, with homes in April moving 7 percent faster than one year ago, even as asking prices continue to break records. This, according to new data released this week by realtor.com®. ...


NAR Video Spotlight: Window to the Law—New Effort to Combat Money Laundering

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 e-News. ...


Talking Tech on Main Street: A Conversation with Derek Beatrice

Derek and I have known each other for a number of years, but just recently started working together. I’ve always known he had his finger on the pulse of technology, but didn’t see the full extent of it until I spent the day at his office with him and his ...


Technology Adoption: Getting Agents on Board

Why are so many agents reluctant to dive into technology? In this month's NAR Power Broker Roundtable, we talk to brokers about their secrets for getting agents on board with new tools. ...


Your Place: A Little Fresh Paint Can Help Woo A Homebuyer

(TNS)—I know I talked about painting in a recent column, but that was just about my plans for the exterior of the house this year. ...


NAR Broker Tip of the Month: Attend the Idea Exchange Council

NAR—Going to D.C. for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo? Join us from 2-3:30 p.m. for the Idea Exchange Council for Brokers at the Marriott Wardman Park. Broker owners from companies of all sizes are invited to join this “Think Tank” style open discussion on topics of interest to ...


George Herriage Named President of Allegiance Government Relocation

George Herriage has been named president of Allegiance Government Relocation, a leading provider of mobility solutions to the government sector and wholly owned affiliate of Weichert Workforce Mobility. In this role, Herriage will have responsibility for all company operations and ensuring that Allegiance delivers on its government-specific value proposition. ...


Pending Home Sales Reach Highest Level in Nearly 12 Months

Pending home sales increased slightly in March for the second consecutive month and reached their highest level in almost a year, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Only the West region saw a decline in contract activity last month. ...


RISMedia to Have Panel at 2016 REALTOR® Broker Summit

NAR PULSE—In RISMedia’s Power Broker Roundtable about recruiting and retaining the best talent, RISMedia President & CEO, John Featherston, will lead a panel of top brokers as they discuss their recruitment strategies, including advice for building a culture that attracts, supports and ...


NAR Broker Tip of the Month: Attend the Idea Exchange Council

NAR—Going to D.C. for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo? Join us from 2–3:30 p.m. for the Idea Exchange Council for Brokers at the Marriott Wardman Park. Broker owners from companies of all sizes are invited to join this “Think Tank” style open discussion on topics of interest to ...


Prudential Utah Elite Real Estate to Join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices recently announced that Prudential Utah Elite Real Estate has joined the network operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elite Real Estate. ...


February Brings Slowdown in Home Price Increases

Data released for February 2016 shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, albeit at a slower clip, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. ...


Housing Industry Faces Flood Challenges, Says Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac recently released its monthly Insight for April with a focus on the flood challenges the industry faces, the current system in the United States for dealing with flood risk, and some questions that will have to be addressed if climate change raises sea levels significantly. ...


Local REALTOR® Bets Big on Weichert® Brand; Buys Weichert, Realtors® – Suburban Properties

Dan Roemer has been a licensed real estate agent for the past 11 years. He entered the highly competitive profession after seeing an ad posted on an Internet job board that mentioned “unlimited income potential.” Roemer responded to the ad and shortly after began working at WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Suburban ...


March Brings Fall in New Home Sales

New home sales in March fell 1.5 percent to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 511,000 units, according to estimates released jointly recently by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 1.5 percent below the ...


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