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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Building a Database of Loyal Clients, One Referral at a Time

When grocery industry executive Sandra Cox of Clovis, Calif., started a family almost a decade ago, she knew she needed a career that would permit a more open and flexible schedule. ...


Creating a Legacy…in Print

Although just a few well-crafted words have the ability to go viral in today’s digital environment, nothing trumps the value of book-author status. Whether a moving memoir or an insightful business guide, a book instantly denotes leadership and wisdom. That’s why book ...


Mortgage Rates Reach New 2015 Highs

Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey® recently reported average fixed mortgage rates reaching new 2015 highs, ahead of the June jobs report. ...


Great Spaces: Mountain View Colorado Retreat

This stunning 2.7-acre retreat in Centennial, Co., completely renovated in 2012, stretches over 10,500 feet with five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 180-degree mountain views. Top-of-the-line amenities include custom alder doors, hickory hardwood floors, custom exposed beams, floor-to-ceiling stone tile in the baths, two ...


Living Smart: What Landscaping Can You Get for $50, $500 or $5,000

(TNS)--How much does landscaping cost? Top-rated companies explain how far your dollar stretches when it comes to enhancing your home’s curb appeal. ...


FHA Proposes New Deadline for Lenders Filing Claims

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently proposed establishing a maximum time period for lenders to file insurance claims and to revise its policy on reimbursement of eligible expenses and debenture interest when foreclosure and claim filing deadlines are missed. ...


RE/MAX Gateway Unifies as MacDonald Acquires Sole Ownership

Scott MacDonald, broker/owner of RE/MAX Gateway has formally announced that he has acquired full ownership of all RE/MAX Gateway offices. ...


Listing a Fixer-Upper: When Clients May Need a General Contractor

When you've listed a property in need of minor cosmetic TLC, you can help potential buyers envision a new coat of paint or additions to the landscape fairly easily. Such inexpensive changes can usually be done by homeowners themselves, but it's a different story when a property needs several repairs ...


Improving Your Office Environment: Bright, Shiny, New Things

Here’s a sobering notion: for the first time in my career there are people being hired in our office who are young enough to be my children. They were teething back when I was performing keg stands. They tell me that their moms ...


Consumers Voice Optimistic Outlook in June Indexes

Consumer sentiment and consumer confidence are two indexes showing consumers’ perceptions of current business, income and employment conditions, as well as their expectations for the future’s economy. ...


Gains Continue to Decline through Summer Buying Season

Data through June confirms projections that 2015 would be a “non-growth” year for housing, according to Clear Capital’s recently released Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report reporting on data through June 2015. ...


7 Easy Ways to Dress up an Entryway

The entryway or foyer of your home conveys an important first impression to your guests. For homeowners bent on making it a great first impression, designers at ElleDecor.com suggest seven easy ways to make an entryway look larger, brighter, and more welcoming: ...


Stewart Title Promotes Goodenough to Group Sales Manager of Direct Operations

Stewart Title® announced the promotion of Mick Goodenough to group sales manager of Stewart Title Direct Operations. ...


Great Spaces: A Harborside Penthouse in Baltimore

Located on Harborview Drive in Baltimore, Md., this harborside penthouse is luxury living at its finest, featuring the best city skyline and water views the city has to offer. With two exterior balconies and walls of windows showcasing the bountiful panoramic views, the ...


Wake-Up Call: ABR® Training Delivers a Competitive Edge

Every broker wants their agents to be more successful, but what are the most effective ways to accomplish that? Training is one key component, but in an industry dominated by listing and selling, it’s easy to overlook training in buyer perspectives. ...


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