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Mortgage Originations Rise throughout New England

Regional Spotlight—Mortgage originations rose in New England, according to new data from The Warren Group's Mortgage MarketShare Module. ...


Real Estate Agents React to Murders, Robbery

Regional Spotlight—(MCT)—In response to the recent crimes against real-estate agents in the Youngstown and Kent areas, local real-estate brokers are reviewing safety precautions for their agents. ...


9 Ways Power Questions Help Us Build Better Business Relationships

Just a few years ago, globalization was in full swing, and the world seemed to be bursting with an infinite supply of business. All this bounty lulled us into taking our customers for granted, maintains Andrew Sobel—until the economy tanked and shattered the illusion of endless prosperity. Suddenly, the old-fashioned ...


Coldwell Banker Launches Monthly Blog by President; First ‘Real Estate by the Numbers’ Breaks Down Surprising Most-Viewed Listings

Editor’s Note: The following blog post can be found on “Blue Matter,” Coldwell Banker’s official company blog. ...


CoreLogic® Releases June MarketPulse Report

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has released its June CoreLogic MarketPulse report. The monthly economic publication provides insight into the current and future health of the U.S. economic climate with particular focus on housing and mortgage metrics. ...


Environmental Data Resources Announces New Historical City Directory Super Library

Environmental Data Resources Inc. (EDR), a national provider of property-specific environmental information and risk management solutions, has announced a $3.2 million investment to enhance and expand its historical resources collections over the next three years. The first use of these funds is part of a project called EDR's City Directory ...


How to Build Your Business by Referral

To the majority of real estate agents, referrals are the lifeblood of a thriving business. Referrals can also be some of the best clients to find. ...


Taking Service to the Stratosphere: 12 Keys to Creating Uplifting Service in Today’s Marketplace

You step off the plane, weary from a long flight. As you walk through the terminal, you can’t believe your eyes. The airport is immaculate with walkways as wide as roadways and not a speck of litter anywhere. As you move deeper into the terminal, you see a butterfly garden, ...


House-Obsessed Homeowners Get Inspired by Social Media

The Internet makes it easier than ever before to find home improvement inspiration. Social networking sites have taken the place of word of mouth between neighbors, and popular sites like Houzz and Pinterest let users share ideas and opinions on ...


National Homeownership Month in June Highlights Opportunities to Support Homeownership

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) wants current and future home owners to know about the many opportunities they have to show their support for the American dream of homeownership during National Homeownership Month in June. For anyone looking to buy their first home, or to move up to ...


Improving Foreclosure Prices Drive Recovery

Significant price increases in bank-owned foreclosures are driving gains at the national, regional and local levels, helping home prices turn the corner with small quarterly and yearly gains. ...


Support the Consumer Mortgage Choice Act

“The Consumer Mortgage Choice Act” (H.R. 4323), introduced by Representatives William Huizenga (R-MI), Ed Royce (R-CA), Lacy Clay (D-MO), and David Scott (D-GA), is bipartisan legislation that makes corrections to the calculation of fees and points under the Home Ownership ...


New MVP Offer Rewards You with Social Media for REALTORS® Series VIP 4 Pack

NAR PULSE—Earning a free Social Media for REALTORS® Series VIP 4 Pack is simple and educational, thanks to NAR’s MVP program. By signing up for the e-PRO® program, a road map to help you build your business and serve today’s hyper-connected consumers, you earn four easy-to-follow social media e-products. The ...


From the Field: Relocation Directors Support Corporate Clients’ Strategic Policy Needs

Do you know how many of your corporate clients currently relocate employees without formalized or updated mobility guidelines in place? ...


Must-Know Tips for Navigating the Housing Market

June is National Homeownership Month, an annual event that focuses on the long-standing tradition of homeownership serving as a symbol of prosperity and success in the U.S. ...


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