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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Great Spaces: The Biggest Loser Star Lists Hollywood Hills Home

Trainer and notorious toughie Jillian Michaels of “The Biggest Loser” recently listed her Hollywood Hills West home for $2.45 million. ...


Everything You Need to Know about Rental Car Insurance

(MCT)—Renting a car? Buying the over-the-counter insurance that rental car companies sell could be the dumbest move you’ve made all day. That is, unless it’s the smartest. ...


RE/MAX of New England June Monthly Housing Report

New England’s summer housing market kicked off in high gear according to the RE/MAX of New England June Housing Report. Across the region, the market experienced double-digit growth in the number of units sold month-over-month and year-over-year, and pending sales and home prices are up across the board. ...


ListHub Global Launches In Nineteen Countries

ListHub, the leading distributor of property listings and provider of performance metrics in real estate, operated by Move, Inc., launches ListHub Global, giving ListHub's 48,000 brokerage subscribers the opportunity to advertise listings internationally. A new agreement with Switzerland-based EdenHome represents ListHub's first global offering, bringing ListHub customers exposure to a ...


Market Insider: How Long Will this Housing Shortage Last?

Home prices have risen at a double-digit rate since early spring. The Case-Shiller reading was up 11 percent in March compared to a year earlier, while the NAR median price was higher by roughly the same amount in April. ...


Just Released: June Existing-Home Sales Slip but Prices Continue to Roll at Double-Digit Rates

Existing-home sales declined in June but have stayed well above year-ago levels for the past two years, while the median price shows seven straight months of double-digit year-over-year increases, according to information released Monday by the National Association of Realtors®. ...


NAHB Seeks Changes to the PATH Act to Ensure a Healthy Housing Finance System

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress recently that it will work with lawmakers to make changes to the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners (PATH) Act legislative proposal to ensure that it provides the federal support necessary to maintain a strong and liquid housing finance system. ...


Mortgage Rates Cool Off

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates easing along with market concerns over the Federal Reserve's bond purchase program. ...


An Inside Look at a Wowing Connecticut Custom Contemporary

Hidden in the quaint town of Easton, Conn. sits this unique custom-built contemporary, designed by architect John Newman and inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Fallingwater” home. Just a little over an hour away from New York City, this six-bedroom ...


Bumped from Your Flight? Know Your Rights

(MCT)—When you fly, it’s not uncommon to hear gate agents seeking volunteers to give up their seats because a flight has been oversold. ...


Realty ONE Group Launches New Buyer-Centric Search Experience with Onboard Informatics

Realty ONE Group recently named one of the fastest growing real estate brands in the country, has partnered with Onboard Informatics to deliver a buyer-centric search experience at RealtyONEGroup.com. ...


Prudential Real Estate Ranked Highest for Customer Satisfaction

Prudential Real Estate, an HSF Affiliates LLC company, recently announced that the Prudential Real Estate affiliate network ranked highest for customer satisfaction in three of the four segments included in J.D. Power and Associates’ annual Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study. The network scored highest in Repeat Home Buyer, First-Time Home ...


How to Turn Your Client’s IRA into a Transaction

My IRA has three bedrooms, a kitchen and a garage. Best of all, it sends me a tax deferred rent check every month. Just think of the sales you could generate if your clients invested in real estate with their retirement ...


Straight Talk from Agents Who Close an Abundance of Online Leads

There are agents who get large numbers of online leads and successfully convert them to sales. But not every agent has the right systems in place to convert online customers, particularly in great numbers. To address this challenge, realtor.com® has arranged for top agents from around the nation to appear ...


Credit Union vs. Bank? Which Should You Choose?

For more than 100 years, credit unions have been helping people achieve their dreams. Whether it’s to help them buy a home, buy a car or send their child to college, credit unions return what they earn to their members in ...