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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Seeing Is Believing with Instagram

The importance of visual content is increasing every day. The purpose of posting beautiful photos is to connect with people, not necessarily to show that you are the best real estate agent. ...


Partnering with Brokers and MLSs to Tackle the Data Challenge

I spend a lot of my time meeting with our customers, speaking at panels, and talking to influencers in the industry. Whether it’s online or in person, data accuracy is top of mind for our partners who are concerned not only about selling their homes as quickly as possible, but ...


For Your Clients: 10 Reasons to Buy an Existing Home

If you work with buyers who are looking for a home in an already established neighborhood – or who are perhaps weighing the pros and cons of each type of home – share this list of ten reasons to buy a resale ...


The One Secret Successful Agents Know…

The one secret that successful agents know is that you can never stop prospecting and building your business. Take industry leaders that already enjoy a large market share in their product category such as Coca-Cola. Although they already enjoy a healthy market share in soft drinks, they continue to spend ...


Top 10 Facebook Tips for Business Owners

It may be hard to believe, but Facebook has been around for a decade now. "Like" it or not, it's time for business owners to realize that the social media company is not going anywhere. ...


Tips for Small Business Owners

Before the Internet, small companies didn’t stand a chance against the Goliaths, says Corrine Sandler, a globally recognized leader in business intelligence and market research. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

Do you have to be hard on yourself in order to succeed? When I coach real estate agents in creating their multiple six-figure incomes, I often hear this misconception: "I need to be hard on myself in order to succeed." ...


Covering Consumers, Challenging Perceptions

While groundbreaking research about the luxury real estate market certainly stands on its own as cover-worthy content, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate believes that the visual component of a story is critical to driving a message home. Case in point: the brand’s creative dual-cover approach to the February issue ...


Elusive Private Mortgage Capital

For several years, we have heard policymakers lament that there is too much government involvement in the mortgage market and about the need to bring “private capital” back. While it is true that there is some government involvement in roughly 90 percent ...


Community Outreach Programs Help Build Local Commercial Real Estate

Brokers know that helping build good communities is good business. The National Association of REALTORS® Community Outreach programs help you and your local REALTOR® Association get more involved by providing resources to target community initiatives while giving you an ally in legislative and smart growth matters. ...


Hot Property: Creating a Big Bang in the Los Feliz Real Estate Market

(MCT)—“Twilight” film series vampire Robert Pattinson found a warm body to pay $6.375 million for his Los Feliz home. Jim Parsons of “The Big Bang Theory” is the new owner. ...


New Use for Sewage: Producing Heat and Electricity

(MCT)—The orange flare along I-95 near Castor Avenue isn’t lit anymore. ...


Association Co-Founder Passes Away

Ernest "Ernie" Reyes, co-founder of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals -- the first national trade group for Hispanics working in the real estate and housing industry, passed away this week after a brief illness, according to NAHREP. He was 73. ...


Building Listings Inventory as a Pathway to Sales

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Steve A. Brown, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms Relations. Watch for this column each month, where we address broker issues, concerns and milestones. ...


New Rules Mean New Worries for Some Mortgage Brokers

The new year has brought a potentially scary new regulation for many mortgage brokers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The policy, which took effect in January, has caught the eye of many in the industry because it puts into place some ...


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