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Todays Real Estate News Archive


NAR Broker Tip of the Month: July 2015

There is a growing interest in drones—or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) as they are referred to by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In response to input received by members, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) has assembled an FAQ to help answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding ...


Prioritizing Service above All Else

Shorewest, REALTORS® is a third-generation real estate company, and currently Wisconsin’s largest home seller with 23 offices and close to 1,000 agents. Brothers Joe and John P. Horning lead the Milwaukee-based company, which first started in 1946. ...


Share of Seriously Underwater Foreclosure Properties Drops to New Low

RealtyTrac® recently released its Q2 2015 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that as of the end of the second quarter there were 7,443,580 U.S. residential properties that were seriously underwater—where the combined loan amount secured by the property is at ...


The Death of the Downsize: Homeowners Buying Bigger in Retirement

Many retirees are choosing not to move to a smaller home, according to a recent Merrill Lynch retirement study, conducted in partnership with Age Wave. While some retirees are interested in renovated, and others ...


You Don’t Need a Farm or Estate to Justify a Hobby Greenhouse

As many more of us begin gardening to supply our own home-grown fresh food and decorative plants or flowers, the tendency to want to garden year-round, especially in cold or cooler climates is increasing. For ideas, I turned to a recently published ...


Listingbook Unveils Custom Offering for Its Top Agents

Top real estate agents know the power of personal brand promotion and the value of keeping brand consistency throughout all of their marketing material. That’s why Listingbook LLC has announced a new offering for its Listingbook customers: My Listingbook, which will give agents the ability to personally brand Listingbook for ...


Engel & Völkers Opens First Shop in Brookhaven, Georgia

Engel & Völkers recently announced the opening of its first Brookhaven shop, bringing the firm’s distinguished global services to real estate buyers and sellers of the area. The Brookhaven shop will further solidify the firm’s presence in the ever-growing Atlanta marketplace. ...


Dotsignal’s Premiere Front Desk Mobile Technology Launches New Updates

Dotsignal, a leading mobile technology provider, has launched a series of updates to its Front Desk product. Front Desk is the first cloud-based phone system developed exclusively for the real estate industry, the company stated. ...


Two Days Left to Get 50 Percent off Your Office’s .REALTOR Web Address

NAR PULSE--Get your office’s .REALTOR Web address and now save 50 percent! But hurry – you only have until July 31 to take advantage of this great offer. And don’t forget to review the business rules online before you claim. ...


10 Tips for Handling a Hoarder’s Home

If you find yourself handling the buying or selling of a hoarder’s home, you might feel like you’ve landed in an episode of the reality TV show “Hoarders: Family Secrets.” Chances are, you’ll encounter many of the same issues that pop up on ...


Real Success Lies in Real Execution

Companies who experience extensive growth first experience extensive growth preparation. In the following interview, Chris Smith, co-founder of Curaytor, gives us insight into the tools he utilizes to succeed. ...


RealtyTrac Appoints New CEO

RealtyTrac® recently announced that Rob Barber, former CEO at Environmental Data Resources (EDR), has been hired as CEO for the company’s rapidly expanding data file licensing business to continue building on the company’s double-digit revenue growth cultivated over the last three-and-a-half years. Barber will begin August 17 and will supplement the already ...


8 Cheap and Easy Kitchen Facelifts

If there’s not enough money in the budget to remodel your kitchen, Lowe’s home designers suggest you browse the aisles of your home store for ideas and give the room a whole new look with a few cheap and easy makeover options. ...


ERA Real Estate Unveils Hidden Gem Vacation Home Escapes

As the real estate market continues to improve, America’s well-known vacation home locations have become increasingly more popular. ERA Real Estate has identified less well-known—and just as impressive—“hidden gem” markets for prospective buyers to take advantage of right now. ...


Home Price Growth Continues to Moderate in May

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the Standard and Poor’s/Case-Shiller recently released their respective home price indexes for May 2015. ...


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