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Todays Real Estate News Archive


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. ...


Power Teams: A Team Approach to Listing Success

As the old saying goes, it takes an army, and running a successful real estate business is not immune to this sage idiom. In the following interview, Joe Frazzano with J. Rockcliff REALTORS® offers words of wisdom on profitability, technology and teamwork. ...


Your House May Harbor More Dangers than You Think

(TNS)--Soap may seem to be keeping germs at bay, but in many homes, it’s doing harm. Surprisingly, there are items lurking in most homes that are unhealthy because they’re old or contain harmful ingredients. The good news? For the most part, these things ...


All-Cash Share of U.S. Home Purchases Drops to Lowest Level Since 2009

RealtyTrac® recently released its May 2015 U.S. Home & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows 24.6 percent of all single family home and condo sales in May were all-cash purchases, down from 28.5 percent in the previous month and down ...


Key Social Media Tactics to Boost Real Estate Sales

As real estate professionals, we know that the proper implementation of social media technology is beneficial for marketing our businesses. Many times, however, we don't know how to use social media effectively and give up in frustration when we don't see immediate results. ...


RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum: Leading by Example

Part of our role as real estate professionals is to get out there and network and find other thought leaders with whom we can share and learn from,” says John Featherston during RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum in Washington, D.C., this past May. “And ...


How to Make Home Photos Stand Out

Almost all house searches now begin online, so the quality of real estate photographs is critical when it comes to selling. Yet many home sellers make mistakes when it comes to photographing and staging their own homes that can cause buyers to skip over them. Real estate expert and consumer advocate ...


This California Home Changes Color with the Position of the Sun

Picking the perfect paint color can be frustrating. Who really has the time to pore over paint chips? Or experiment with a slew of samples? Not these two California homeowners, who refreshed the outside of their home with a coat of prismatic paint ...


As Rates Increase, Mortgage Applications Drop

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 4.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.  On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 5 percent compared with the previous week.  The Refinance Index decreased 5 percent from the previous week to its lowest ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Supports Wreaths Across America

The real estate professionals at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty are raising money in support of “Wreaths Across America,” a national charity dedicated to remembering and honoring fallen veterans. ...


Amp Up Your Social Interactions

Your passion and expertise are a winning combination. Use them to amp up your social interactions. ...


Trulia Executive Joins Broker Public Portal Board of Managers

In the wake of the Broker Public Portal’s first board meeting comes the announcement that Alon Chaver, former Vice President of Industry Services at Trulia, has agreed to join the company’s Board of Managers. The governance of the LLC allows the Board ...


Determining the Barriers to Change in Your Company

(TNS)—Many people pose questions about managing change, getting people on board with company cultural shifts or gaining support for new programs. Today, I want to focus on the barriers that may be holding you back from getting change moving and keeping it going. ...


Up for Grabs: The Nevada Lakeside Retreat from ‘The Bodyguard’

Everyone remembers “The Bodyguard” as the Whitney Houston movie where she sang a cover version of that Dolly Parton song. It’s also the ’90s movie in which Kevin Costner danced with Houston instead of a pack of wolves. Thanks to all of this ...


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