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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Hot Property: ‘Mad Men’ Actor Vincent Kartheiser Puts a Little Something up for Sale

(MCT)—Vincent Kartheiser of “Mad Men” has listed his tiny Hollywood bungalow at $808,000. ...


Ask the Expert: How Can I Keep Energy Costs Down, Home Condition Up?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, the Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. ...


Increasing National Exposure on the Web

Winning in the real estate industry is about more than making cold-calls and holding open houses. In today's digital age, you need to be highly visible, and easy to find. In the following interview, Helen Hanna Casey, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services in Pittsburgh, Pa., gives us insight ...


Your Place: Odors from the Air Conditioner

(MCT)—Question: Over the last month, after running the air conditioner in my son’s room, we noticed that it smelled like an ashtray. ...


Realogy Reports Q2 Revenue of $1.5 Billion

Franchise and brokerage services giant Realogy (RLGY) reported financial results this week for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, including the following highlights: ...


ERA Real Estate Welcomes Donahoe Tobias Real Estate

ERA Real Estate, a global real estate franchisor, today announced the affiliation of Donahoe Tobias Real Estate in Temecula, California, marking the brand’s entry into a new market. With one office and 20 independent sales associates servicing the greater Inland Empire region, the firm will now do business as ERA ...


Mortgage Credit Availability Increases Slightly in July

Mortgage credit availability increased in July according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from the AllRegs® Market Clarity® product. ...


Technology Overload: Does Your Technology Waste Your Time or Generate More Business?

App OverloadWith the advent of new apps, overlapping software and even 3D video technology in real estate, it’s hard for agents to pinpoint exactly what it is they need to sell more homes and close more business in a given year. ...


Educate Buyers about New Housing Incentives

It seems the tide might shift in favor of homebuyers looking to purchase this year, especially where lending availability is concerned. That’s great news for consumers, and it’s a prime opportunity for us to educate homebuyers about their enhanced options. ...


A $1,000 Increase in Home Prices Keeps More than 200,000 Households Out of the Market

Each $1,000 increase in the cost of a new median-priced home price forces 206,000 prospective buyers out of the marketplace, according to a new study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). ...


Residential Construction Spending Up 7.4 Percent Year-Over-Year

Despite two consecutive monthly declines, the value of construction spending remains higher than levels recorded a year ago. ...


Timing Is Key when Selling a Business

(MCT)—Sometimes the owner of a business has no choice but to sell a thriving enterprise, such as in a divorce, the splitting of a partnership or the death of a major shareholder. ...


Luxury Portfolio International® Hosts Immersion Conference in Shanghai

Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, hosted an elite group of luxury real estate professionals at the Luxury Portfolio Immersion Conference July 20-22 in Shanghai, China. Participants included top real estate brokers and sales associates from members of Luxury Portfolio International®,the ...


What to Expect when Looking at Las Vegas Real Estate

Regional Spotlight—Home ownership is a dream that’s made even sweeter for some people by the thought of having a brand new home built. When it comes to buying homes in Las Vegas, there’s something available that will fit every budget, lifestyle and taste imaginable. Here are a few things you ...


REALTORS® Environmental Summit Evaluates Potential Risks to Real Estate

REALTOR® leaders are hearing from the nation’s foremost experts on environmental risk management during the National Association of REALTORS® first environmental summit. The slate of distinguished speakers includes Dan Glickman, who served as the Secretary of Agriculture under President Clinton, and Tom ...


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