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Monday Morning Mobile: The Money’s in Mobile

I have made the point over the past couple months that our mobile devices have taken over as the primary consumer search tool for most of us and will take over for the rest of us in the near future. Yes, many still have a desktop computer which we use ...


How You Can ‘Be Better’ with Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate

As a world-class brand, we at Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate strive to be an industry leader by providing our network of over 7,500 real estate professionals with the innovative tools necessary to not just succeed, but thrive by ...


National Association of REALTORS® Announces First-Ever Strategic Technology Accelerator, REach™

The National Association of REALTORS® is announcing REach™ , a new type of Accelerator program developed to introduce innovative technology companies to the real estate marketplace. REach™ is being developed through NAR’s strategic venture arm, Second Century Ventures. ...


NAR Exec Janet Branton Receives Prestigious ‘On the Shoulders of Giants’ Award

RE/MAX, LLC and RISMedia honored Janet Branton, senior vice president of the National Association of REALTORS® for Global Business and Alliances, with the sixth annual “On the Shoulders of Giants” award during RISMedia’s 17th Annual Power Broker Dinner held in ...


The Black Friday Bargain: Start Planning the Home Remodel of Your Dreams

With the holidays (and associated chaos) fast approaching, you probably aren’t putting much thought into home improvement—except, perhaps, to grumble about the fact that you’ll have to cook another Thanksgiving meal in your outdated kitchen, or to wish that you ...


FHA Issues Annual Financial Status Report to Congress

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released its annual report to Congress on the financial condition of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund. In reporting on findings of the independent actuarial study, HUD indicates that while FHA continues to be impacted by ...


Gifting Your Children Their First Home Could Be the Best Holiday Present This Year

Mike Mondello isn’t just a real estate agent. He’s also a parent. And as a parent, he wants the best for his children. That might include helping them buy their first homes. ...


Growing Your Business through Education

Knowledge is power. By expanding your real estate knowledge and keeping at the forefront of what’s next, you and your agents will stand apart from the crowd in today’s competitive marketplace. NAR offers extensive resources to help you continue to ...


Industry Leader Kathy Baker Honored with National Homeownership Award

Industry advocate and leader Kathy Baker, vice president, Franchise and Business Solutions for RE/MAX, LLC, was honored with RISMedia’s 2012 National Homeownership Award this past Friday, November 9, during RISMedia’s 17th Annual Power Broker Dinner in Orlando, Fla. ...


Why You Should Be Paying Attention to Global

Do you think there aren’t global buyers in your area? I’ll bet there are. You likely don’t have to look hard—just with a different perspective. ...


Educating Buyers and Fostering Good Will

Today’s market brings a plethora of new challenges to both the real estate business professional and the buyer. “The mortgage process has changed and many buyers are not prepared for the process of obtaining a mortgage loan. Buyers also face competition with cash buyers,” says Bessie Conway, the broker/owner of ...


More Cash Sales, Shrinking Time on Market Show Changing Buyer Dynamics

All-cash buyers have surged since the housing downturn while the typical amount of time it takes to sell a home is shrinking, revealing the changing dynamics of today’s home buyers and sellers. ...


Coach REALTORS® Makes Long Island Real Estate Mobile

Coach REALTORS® has announced the launch of its new Mobile Web Solution powered by Mobile Real Estate, LLC. Its website, www.coachrealtors.com, can be accessed through the web browser on any Internet-enabled mobile device as well as through a customized app that can be installed on the home screen ...


RES.NET Adds Prelist Functionality to Buyer Portal

RES.NET, a provider of software applications connecting real estate professionals and consumers, has announced that it has added a prelist functionality to its Buyer Portal, allowing prospective homebuyers using RES.NET to search properties not yet published on the multiple listing service (MLS) or listed on the market. ...


New National Competition Launches to Reduce Affordable Housing Costs through Innovation

To recognize and support the creation of innovative affordable housing developments that address the issue of lowering cost, Deutsche Bank and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) are launching the Lowering the Cost of Housing Competition that will award up to $250,000 in Program Related Investment (PRI) to the winning proposal. ...


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