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National Report: June Home Sales and Prices Best Yet in 2015

The number of June home sales was the highest of any month since the RE/MAX National Housing Report began in 2008. This year’s home sales have now experienced a five-month trend in which sales have been higher than both the previous month and the same month in the previous year. ...


Blight Knows No Bounds in New Economy

For all the talk of recovery, blighted communities appear immune to progress. This phenomenon, once thought common to urban settings, is in fact universal, according to a recent Keep America Beautiful (KAB) report that expounded upon an issue that can be felt even ...


Fed Chief Janet Yellen Sees First Rate Hike Later this Year

(TNS)--Unfazed by recent global turmoil, Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen is offering a fairly optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy and reaffirming that the central bank is likely to begin raising interest rates later ...


Seattle Broker Summit Events One Month Away

NAR PULSE--The REALTOR® Broker Summit events in Seattle are just one month away. Secure your spot now! Running August 17-18, the management-focused REALTOR® Broker Summit will be immediately followed by the REALTOR® Broker ‘Tech Edge’ Summit, August 18-19, focusing exclusively on technology ...


Hitting the Right Note in Nashville

The newest addition to the ERA® global network, Reliant Realty ERA Powered, is based in the growing Nashville/Middle Tennessee market. ...


HUD Issues Guidance Based on Equal Access to Housing Rule

As part of the recent White House Conference on Aging, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance to better serve and help avoid discrimination to LGBT Americans seeking HUD-assisted or HUD-insured housing. The guidance will help clarify the ...


Infographic: Millennials Willing to Sacrifice Starbucks, Cable TV to Finance Home Purchase

A majority of millennials (ages 24-34) are willing to sacrifice modern day conveniences like cell phones, internet, cable and Starbucks in order to save for a down payment on a home. A new survey from The Collingwood Group shows 65 percent of millennials ...


Lifestyle Choices—Not Student Debt—Keeping Homeownership at Bay for Millennials

The homeownership rate is falling — from a high of 69 percent in the mid-2000s to less than 64 percent today — and lack of millennial demand is a major factor. Some even see a lower homeownership ...


HUD Announces Final Rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced a final rule to equip communities that receive HUD funding with data and tools to help them meet long-standing fair housing obligations in their use of HUD funds. HUD will also provide ...


Mortgage Rates Inch Lower Due to Global Uncertainty

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing an investor flight to safety for U.S. Treasuries is pushing average fixed mortgage rates lower and helping to keep buyer activity strong toward the close of the spring homebuying season. ...


Three Farming Techniques that Think Outside the Mailbox

If you’re working in a market or farm with a lot of agent competition, you may be wondering how to stand out in the crowd--or a crowded mailbox. We surveyed three top-performing agents to see what they do to draw attention and engage ...


The Power of Us. The Freedom to Be You.

Conventional wisdom says to compete in real estate, you have to stand apart. Real Living Real Estate says it has built a growing business by working with local real estate experts who want to stand apart through a distinct local identity, but also ...


How the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Will Impact Real Estate

The recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling has individuals applauding across the nation. But, many real estate pros want to know, how will it impact the housing market? ...


Webinar for Money Makers: Real Estate Technology You Need to Succeed

New real estate technology arrives faster than you can say, “Sold!” How can you separate the tools too good to pass up from the ones too good to be true? In this month’s webinar, “Money Makers: Real Estate Technology You Need to Succeed,” ...


The Ultimate Big, Small Company

Kuba Jewgieniew has created a thriving best-of-both-worlds scenario that has seen unprecedented growth. Starting Realty ONE Group in 2005 to fill a void he experienced as a top-producing REALTOR®, Jewgieniew went from sole proprietor to 60 offices across the nation and 7,000 agents in just 10 years, and ranks nationally ...


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