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Todays Real Estate News Archive


SoLoMo: Not Just Another Buzzword

How often do you use your mobile device to search for local information or to check out what’s happening on a social media site? If you are like most Americans, it’s probably all the time. In fact, one half of local ...


Marketing Strategies: From Procrastination to Productivity

If you are currently suffering from procrastination, there is something you can do about it. ...


Ask the Experts: Facebook for Personal or Business Use?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Erica Campbell Byrum, Director of Social Media for Homes.com. ...


Your Office Coach: How to Apologize for an Outburst of Criticism

(MCT)—QUESTION: I recently made a huge mistake at work. After an extremely stressful day, I expressed some very negative opinions about the company in general and my manager in particular. Because several people overheard these comments, my boss eventually found out about them. ...


Does Your Leadership Measure Up?

The top five leaders most admired by the world’s business executives are Winston Churchill, Steve Jobs, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Jack Welch – in that order, according to the 2013 Global CEO Survey conducted by PwC. ...


In the Field or at the Office, Access to Property Data Is More Important Than Ever

As the commercial real estate market continues to gain traction, Lou Lollio, who specializes in income-producing properties, is spending more time out in the field working with buyers and sellers. While keeping up with the burgeoning market may mean more time away from the office, Lollio hasn’t missed a beat, ...


Transacting Business in a Global, Mobile World

When she first learned about DocuSign back in 2009, Janie Coffey, director of sales and brand experience at ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, found the service to be useful not only for virtual storage and access, but as a way to promote ...


4 Reasons Why You’re Losing Leads

U.S. businesses spend billions of dollars generating sales leads only to lose more than 70 percent of them simply because they don’t make contact quickly enough, according to one study. ...


Get the Lead You Need: Join realtor.com® for Panel Discussion Webinar July 25

Get the leads you need–plus–learn from agents who close them! Realtor.com® will host a panel discussion on this topic next week on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Welcomes Its First Wave of Affiliate Transitions

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, recently announced its initial wave of transitions from the Prudential Real Estate network. This milestone represents a strong launch for the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand, which will operate in markets across America. ...


Weekly Video Tip: Warp Stabilizer Transcript

Do I need to buy you a tripod to fix your shaky footage? No—no I'm not going to do that, but I will graciously donate my time to help you fix your shaky footage in post. ...


4 Reasons Why You and the Family Should Hit the Road

Not sure how to make vacations and school breaks count with your family? ...


Realogy Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 2013 Results

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in residential real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation, and title and settlement services, this week provided preliminary estimates of certain of its financial and operational results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013: ...


ERA Real Estate Professionals Brave Tough Mudder for a Cause

A team of 18 brokers and staff from ERA Real Estate, recently completed a Tough Mudder event in Jacksonville, Fla., raising more than $7,500 for Wounded Warrior Project. ...


NAR Broker Tip of the Month: Why the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Is Still Relevant at 100

This year marks the centennial of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The first Code was written before license laws and most other regulations governing real estate existed and was seen as a declaration of the founding members’ principles and beliefs. ...