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Hunt Real Estate ERA Extends Affiliation with ERA Real Estate

Charlie Young, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate, a leading global real estate franchisor, kicked off the company’s annual International Business Conference and 40th Anniversary celebration yesterday with the announcement of the long-term renewal of HUNT Real Estate ERA. With 34 offices and 1,000 agents, HUNT Real Estate ERA ...


Consumer Attitudes Stabilize, Positivity Spreads

Americans' concerns about key economic and housing issues are beginning to subside, according to results from Fannie Mae's February 2012 National Housing Survey. ...


Housing Is Healing: Asking Prices to Show Gain in 2012

For the first time in six years, sellers’ asking prices tracked by the Department of Numbers Website have gone positive on a year-to-year basis, another sign that the housing economy is slowly healing itself. ...


HUD Secretary, FHA Commissioner, MBA Chief to Discuss Hispanic Homeownership at March 21-23 Conference

The 2012 Latino Real Estate and Advocacy Conference, hosted by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) will be held March 21-23 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave N.W., Washington, D.C., the organization has announced. ...


The Doory Awards Create the Ultimate House Hunt

FrontDoor.com, the online real estate information service powered by HGTV, recently The Doory Awards—a new way to recognize and celebrate America's most outstanding homes for sale. Since March 1, HGTV’s FrontDoor has been inviting real estate agents to visit Frontdoor.com to nominate their listings for one or more ...


Rand Commercial Services Honors 5 Top-Selling Agents

Rand Commercial Services (RCS), an independent and leading commercial real estate brokerage in the Hudson Valley, recently recognized five of its highest-achieving sales associates, the company announced. ...


Prospecting on a Budget: The 5 Business Card Challenge

NAR PULSE—Generating leads is the most important thing agents can do to keep their sales pipelines flowing smoothly, but the budgets that we have to work with usually aren’t quite as large as we’d like them to be. To help, we’ll share a prospecting plan that works for any agent, ...


Video: How Brian Moses Went from $18,000 to $3 Million a Year in Commissions – and How You Can Too

As a real estate agent, breaking through the financial barriers in today's market and economy or elevating your career to the next level may seem impossible. But Nashua, N.H.-based real estate professional Brian Moses, creator of Real Estate Training Breakthroughs and Customized Coaching and Seminars, has found a way and ...


Reach International Buyers and Investors

REALTOR.com® Business Beat—International buyers spent almost $100 billion on U.S. real estate last year, and REALTOR.com® aims to help agents show sellers how to reach them. ...


Own the Smallest Town in America: Buford, Wyo. for Auction

Williams & Williams, a leading brand in real estate auctions, will auction the entire town of Buford, Wyoming on Thursday, April 5 at noon MST. This unique event will offer potential buyers a rare opportunity to own an entire town. ...


Prudential Preferred Realty Introduces New Agent Compatibility Matcher

In anticipation of a busy residential real estate market this spring, Prudential Preferred Realty recently introduced a new feature on its website that will help match prospective home buyers with potentially compatible Prudential agents. ...


VisiStat Partners with Market Leader to Provide Advanced Web Analytics for Thousands of Client Websites

VisiStat, a provider of cloud-based customer intelligence solutions that deliver key business insights for small/medium businesses and enterprises (SMB/SME), has announced that Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR) (http://www.MarketLeader.com), an innovator in online marketing and technology solutions for real estate professionals, has launched advanced Web analytics on thousands of Market ...


Where Next? Following Boomers to Their Next Real Estate Purchase

Baby boomers are becoming seniors at a rate of 10,000 per day, 4 million per year. By 2020, 80 million people in the U.S. will be 65 or older. Many will uproot to flee ice storms and frost heaves, move ...


St. Patty’s Pride: A Peek into the Homes of Some of Ireland’s Most Famous

To celebrate St. Patty’s Day, we have put together a shamrock-studded tribute to homes owned by our favorite Irish celebrities, socialites and—to pay homage to a St. Patty’s Day beverage of choice—notable beer tycoons. ...


Hispanic Homebuyer Mega Market Is Emerging

The era of the Hispanic homebuyer is upon us, according to the 2011 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report released this week by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP). ...


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