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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Housing Starts Rise 2.8 Percent in March

Led by a 6 percent rise in single-family starts, nationwide housing production rose 2.8 percent above an upwardly revised February rate of 920,000 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from HUD and ...


Global Real Estate Network Names New Advisory Council Members

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has named its new Advisory Council, adding five members and appointing a new chairperson and vice chairperson. The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Advisory Council is comprised of top business development and relocation professionals from firms affiliated with the network ...


No Gimmicks, Just Superior Service

“Staying informed is one of the most basic ingredients to success in real estate,” says Juli Feinberg of Crestmark Realty Group. “I believe if you don’t have knowledge, you cannot service a buyer or seller.” For more of Feinberg's words of wisdom, ...


Balancing Act: The Secret Weapon behind Work-Life Balance

(MCT)—We all struggle for work life balance, but most of us don’t realize that sometimes the path toward achieving might be something so simple. ...


Builders Continue to See Market Improvements

The March NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose one point from a one-point downwardly revised February to 47. This is the third consecutive month with the index below 50, the point where more builders see the market improving rather than getting poorer. ...


Always Negotiate Commercial Real Estate PrePayment Penalties

Do you want to add value to your client’s next Commercial Real Estate transaction? Remind them to negotiate pre-payment penalties and language with their Lender during loan discussions. ...


Customer Service Singalong: I Want to Hold Your Hand

“I’ll tell you something ...


Ask the Expert: How Can a Home Meet Both Short and Long-Term Needs?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Vik Raghavan, the CEO of GrayRoost. ...


Hot Property: Back on after Short Hiatus

(MCT)--Mariah Carey and her husband, Nick Cannon, popped their Bel-Air home back on the market at $12.995 million after a hiatus of more than a month. ...


Living Smart: Moving

(MCT)—If there’s a move in your future and you want to hire help with all or part of it, here are suggestions to unpack and stow away, offered by highly rated movers and satisfied customers: ...


Coldwell Banker Advantage Launches DocuSign for Real Estate PLUS

Coldwell Banker Advantage announced recently that it will be launching the new DocuSign for Real Estate PLUS program for their 300+ sales associates in North Carolina’s Triangle region. DocuSign for Real Estate PLUS combines the power of eSignatures and DocuSign Transaction Rooms to keep transactions fully digital and organized in ...


For Rent Media Solutions Unveils New Logo to Wrap Up Successful First Quarter

For Rent Media Solutions™, a top multifamily marketing resource, has recently reported an impressive first quarter with many highlights, including the introduction of a new logo. ...


REALTORS® Take Their Message to Nation’s Capitol

Next month REALTORS® will head to Washington, D.C., for the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo, May 12-17, to promote public policies that protect investment in commercial and residential property and advance the real estate industry and REALTOR® business. Nearly 8,500 REALTORS® ...


Register for REALTOR® Trade Expo & Earn with MVP

NAR PULSE—By registering for the REALTOR® Trade Expo, held May 14-15 in Washington, DC., you can earn a free download of Just Sold! The Real Estate Professional’s Guide to Selling More in Less Time ($19.95 value), plus a chance to win a $250 gift card. With the Just ...


Buyers on the Move: Applications Rise for New Home Purchases

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2014 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 15 percent relative to the previous month. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. ...