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Diane M. Ramirez Elected to Board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Diane M. Ramirez, chief executive officer of Halstead Property, has been elected to the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Board of Directors. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) is a global network of 500+ market-leading real estate firms ...


Annual Home Appreciation Slows in 65 Percent of Major Metros

RealtyTrac® recently released a February 2015 Home Price Appreciation Analysis which found that annual home price appreciation in February slowed compared to annual home price appreciation a year ago in 60 of the 92 metros analyzed with a population of 500,000 or more ...


RESPA/TILA Integration Remains a Learning Experience

Over the last several months, NAR has been conducting webinars and educational sessions, as well as participating in several industry forums, to educate real estate professionals on the upcoming RESPA/TILA integration. Through this outreach, it is clear that the RESPA/TILA integration is going ...


Prospecting for Gold

Prospecting for new buyer clients is an important and ongoing process for even the most established firms. Here are some tips to consider if your leads aren’t where they should be: ...


Facebook Floats Idea for More Housing in Menlo Park

(TNS)—Amid the California rumble of bulldozers and buzz of traffic, a 394-unit apartment complex partly funded by Facebook is taking form here, with perks such as a bike repair shop, pet spa and sports pub designed to attract tech workers. ...


9 Smart Things to Do with Your Tax Refund

Roughly seven out of 10 U.S. filers will receive a tax refund, with the average amount reaching around $2,800, according to the most recent IRS data. That’s a significant amount of money that can be put toward a variety of financial goals. If ...


Stewart Appoints Brad Rable as Chief Information Officer

Stewart recently announced the hire of Brad Rable as chief information officer to help guide the company’s information technology transformation. Rable will lead Stewart’s information technology vision, strategy and execution. ...


Marc Seinfeld Joins Engel & Völkers North America as Senior Vice President of Expansion

Engel & Völkers recently announced that Marc Seinfeld has joined the North America headquarters team as Senior Vice President of Expansion. ...


Mortgage Rates Remain Calm

According to the recently released Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), average fixed mortgage rates remain largely calm amid mixed economic and housing data. ...


NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Dallas/Fort Worth Expands Presence through Acquisition

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Dallas/Fort Worth announced recently that it has acquired the assets of New Century Solutions LLC in Denton, Texas, which did business as Coldwell Banker Real Estate Solutions.  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage welcomes the company’s affiliated sales associates to its Flower Mound branch office. ...


Building a Personal Brand from Your Own Unique Strengths

Successful real estate agents sell more than houses. They sell trust, expertise, lifestyle and attention to detail. ...


The Do’s and Don’ts of becoming a Media Authority in Your Local Market

Becoming a media authority allows you to quickly gain more trust from your customers and prospects, establish respect amongst your peers and attract more online and offline referrals. Here are some simple Do’s and Don’ts to get you started. ...


BHHS Florida Realty Nationally Recognized as No. 5 in the Network and No. 2 SSK Fundraiser

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty was recognized last week as No. 5 in the Network for Gross Commission Income (GCI) at the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices National Convention in Las Vegas. During the convention, the company was also recognized as the No. 2 fundraiser for The Sunshine Kids nationwide. In 2014, ...


Company Spotlight: Bridging the Gap between Agent and Consumer

For Homes.com, one of the nation’s top online real estate destinations, the goal has always been about creating a better consumer experience. ...


5 Great Home Improvements for $500 or Less

When it comes to upgrading our homes, there is a never-ending list of things to do, from buying new patio furniture to replacing the kitchen cabinets. But the editors of Money Magazine suggest five home remodeling projects that will vastly improve the look ...


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