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Zillow Shareholders and Trulia Stockholders Approve Planned Acquisition

Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq:Z) and Trulia, Inc. (NYSE:TRLA) announced Thursday that Zillow shareholders and Trulia stockholders voted resoundingly to approve the previously announced definitive agreement, dated as of July 28, 2014, pursuant to which Zillow will acquire Trulia. ...


National Association of REALTORS(R) Issues Policy Statement on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) advises members that the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for real estate marketing is currently prohibited by the Federal Aviation Administration. ...


3 Simple Steps to Increase Your Income and Live Your Life

Larry Kendall is one of the founding partners of The Group, Inc., which has been one of the leading real estate companies in Northern Colorado for over 30 years.  In addition to growing such a successful business during his 33-year ...


Six Ways to Build Credit without a Credit Card

(TNS)—Whether you’re new to using credit or have made a few dire credit mistakes in the past and need to rebuild, growing a robust and positive credit history can dictate the interest rates you’re offered when financing a ...


RE/MAX Sells Two International Master Franchises

Global real estate franchisor RE/MAX, LLC divided and sold their Caribbean and Central America (CCA) region recently. The new owners of RE/MAX Caribbean and Central America are John and Lucinda Turley of Belize, and Ricardo and Teresa Cardenas of El Salvador. A new RE/MAX Dominican Republic region is now owned ...


Duluth Area Association of REALTORS® Teams with Superior Area Association of REALTORS® to Create Point2 Portal

NorthlandMLS.com, a Point2 consumer real estate search portal created for the Duluth Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) in partnership with the Superior Area Association of REALTORS® (SAAR), launched this week. The new website features real estate listings and real estate professionals in Duluth, Minn., and Superior, ...


News Corp Announces New Leadership at Move, Inc.

News Corp announced Wednesday that Ryan O’Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, effective January 5, 2015. ...


Real Estate Industry Applauds Legislation Approval; Housing Tax Provisions Extended

Distressed homeowners and commercial property investors with transactions in 2014 will enjoy two more weeks of tax breaks following the approval of legislation by Congress late Tuesday. ...


Full Disclosure: How Pre-listing Home Inspections Even the Score for Sellers

When we were kids, we stuffed our closets full of our toys in lieu of putting them neatly away, hoping that our parents would never find the mess we made. We thought we could spend as little time as possible on chores to maximize the amount of time for fun. ...


Eye on the Economy: Labor Market Gains Are a Positive Sign for Housing

An improving labor market will help support growth in home building in 2015. And the November report offered the most positive jobs data in some time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 321,000 jobs (seasonally adjusted) were added to the economy in November, and the numbers for September and ...


Real Estate Q&A: Short Sale May Be the Right Choice with Foreclosure Looming

(TNS)—Q: We’ve been turned down repeatedly for loan modifications and have been stuck in foreclosure for several years. Truthfully, we don’t need and can’t afford this much house anyway. The court has scheduled the foreclosure auction for about six weeks from now. Is there anything we can still do to ...


Make a Money Plan and Relax

(TNS)—Getting your finances organized in the first place is hard enough without constant saving, managing and scrutinizing every bank statement. Yes, you need to have a plan. But you also need to relax. ...


Enterprise to Deliver Significant Housing, Health, Economic and Environmental Benefits to Families

Enterprise Community Partners has announced a  three-year, $3.75 million grant to help support the acquisition, preservation or rehabilitation of 20,000 homes in Chicago, New York, the Gulf Coast, Mid-Atlantic, Northern and Southern California, Ohio and the Pacific Northwest provided by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. ...


Cobb Association of REALTORS Names Jenea Kennedy with Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta 2014 REALTOR® of the Year

REALTOR® Jenea Kennedy, Advisor and member of The Robinson Group with Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta was named 2014 Cobb County REALTOR® of the Year by the Cobb Association of REALTORS® at their recent year-end event, the company announced. ...


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