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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Basic Training: Solid to the Core

Many of our clients grow their businesses to the place where adding more team members is the next natural step. First they may add an assistant, then a buyer’s agent or two, a transaction coordinator, an inside salesperson, a listing partner and so on. As that growth happens, the question, ...


NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida Acquires Fort Lauderdale Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC has announced that it has acquired the assets of Lanham and Associates in Fort Lauderdale.  Lanham and Associates will now operate under the banner of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. ...


Apply a Little Art – And Science – to Market Your Home

No seller wants to take less than their home is worth, but they don't want their property languishing on the market for an extended time because of the price tag. That’s why it’s important to do a little research before fixing your ...


CENTURY 21 Rolls out a Very Clean YouTube Series

CENTURY 21 recently released a series of videos featuring cleaning expert and The New York Times best-selling author, Jolie Kerr. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Named Top Place to Work

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently announced that it has been selected as one of The Wilmington News Journal’s Top Workplaces in Delaware, based solely on employee feedback. ...


Webinar Recording Released: The Top 5 Most Critical Online Marketing Skills You Need to Master

Did you miss the August 13th webinar with Rob Levy of Portland's Keller Williams Realty Professionals and host Verl Workman discussing the secrets to making your online marketing dollars work for you? RISMedia released a recording of the webinar this week for our readers, which can be viewed ...


Combined Single- and Multifamily Gains Boost Housing Starts in July

Fueled by strong single- and multifamily growth, nationwide housing starts rose 15.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.093 million units in July, the highest level since November 2013, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing ...


Placing Importance on the Customer Experience and Giving Back to Community

Winning customer service extends far past the office. In the following interview, Pat Shea, the President/COO of Lyon Real Estate, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® in Sacramento, Calif, dishes out his top tips for excellent customer service, connecting with the community, and more. ...


Online Tenant Screening: A Recipe for Success

For busy landlords and property management companies alike, screening prospective tenants can feel like a full-time job. Just ask Lori Berry, rental manager at El Matador Management Company in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Tasked with managing 108 units that range in size from studios to one- and two-bedroom spaces, Berry ...


Beware, Mortgage Scammers on the Rise Again

(MCT)—For years, it was “the Wild West” of real estate scams. ...


New Home Sales Hesitate

New home sales fell another 2.4 percent to an annual rate of 412,000 in July, down 10,000 from an upwardly revised June figure of 422,000. The last three months of sales averaged the same as the annual figure for 2013 at 429,000—but in contrast to the first two months of ...


Hot Property, Athletes Edition: Phil Jackson Scores Co-op in New York

(MCT)—Phil Jackson will be residing in midtown Manhattan during his tenure with the New York Knicks. The legendary Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls coach turned NBA executive recently paid $4.85 million ...


RISMedia Gearing Up for 19th Annual Power Broker Events

Each year during the NAR Annual Conference and Expo, RISMedia delivers a power-packed educational session with some of the industry’s most successful brokers and executives. This year is no different.  Save the date for a special opportunity to hear some of the industry’s most successful executives discuss their success strategies ...


How Many of Your Twitter Followers Are Bots?

You know those accounts with millions and millions of followers on Twitter? It turns out they may not be as popular as you think. ...


From Mexico to Dubai: Buyer Representation Goes Global

With thousands of Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designees in the United States and Canada, brokers and agents understand the value of the skills and training the designation delivers here at home. Although increasingly common in North America, the concept of buyer representation ...


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