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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Ask the Expert: How Can Homeowners Encourage Pool Safety?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Charles Furlough, Vice President of Field Operations with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. www.pillartopost.com ...


Expect Better with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Providing an exceptional overall customer experience is important in any industry. It is the sum of all touch points a customer has with the company, including initial awareness, interaction with the brand—whether it is online or in-person—and ultimately, the use of the product or service. In the real estate industry, ...


Century 21 Real Estate Names New Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth and Industry Relations

CENTURY 21® Real Estate recently announced that Carter Murdoch has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth and Industry Relations. Murdoch brings more than 20 years of operational management experience in the mortgage and banking industries, and will report directly to Rick Davidson, president and chief executive officer. ...


Top 6 Summer Weekend Projects to Tackle

It’s almost summer! With the weather getting better outside, maybe it’s time to start making a list of weekend projects to complete. While you might not be able to tackle some of the ...


Engel & Völkers Opens First Shop in St. George, Utah

Engel & Völkers announced recently the opening of its first St. George, Utah shop, extending the firm’s comprehensive global network and premier level of service to residents of the stunning area. The shop opened with 10 agents at Engel & Völkers St. George, further solidifying the firm’s presence in the ...


Mortgage Debt Continues Growth in Commercial/Multifamily Sectors

The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $40.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015, as all four major investor groups increased their holdings. That is a 1.5 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2014. ...


Grit and Perseverance: A Winning Recipe for Success

“People want to work with agents they know they can trust,” says David Stark of Stark Company REALTORS® in Madison, Wis. Read on for more of Stark's sage words of wisdom. ...


Spotlight: A Trusted Partnership with an Underlying Commitment to Service

HSA Home Warranty has been providing first-class service and quality home warranty products to homeowners and real estate partners for more than 30 years. ...


A Beginner’s Guide to Using Google Ads for Real Estate Lead Generation

One of the biggest things REALTORS® struggle with is finding profitable ways to generate leads online, and this is actually a pretty hard thing to accomplish. However, there are two types of ads that work in almost every real estate ...


Builders’ Sentiment Improves

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for June increased to 59, a five point rise from May and tied for the highest since September 2014. The increase in builder confidence aligns with other recent positive housing news. April starts and permits were up significantly from a depressed March. Single-family starts rose ...


Selling Your Home? How to Live in Staged Surroundings

It’s no secret staging has become synonymous with selling a home. A staged home can boost perceived value by as much as 10 percent, according to listing agents surveyed in the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Profile of ...


Eastern Bergen County REALTORS Lend a Hand for Spectrum Living

Members of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® teamed up with Rebuilding Together Bergen County to paint and refurbish The Bergenfield Group Home recently in recognition of National Rebuilding Month. The team of 20 volunteers led by Community Service Committee Chair Miriam Lambert and Project Leaders Janet Ginsberg and ...


Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island Officially Launches

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate firm, has announced the opening of its shop in Victoria, British Columbia, which was the first established in Canada. Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island, owned by Scott Piercy, Shelby Donald and James LeBlanc, introduces the firm’s global network and renowned level of ...


Teams, Telecom & Listing Data: 5 Things Every Team Needs to Know about New Phone Technology

Mark Z, team leader of MARK Z. Home Selling Team Inc. with Keller Williams Realty in the Detroit metro area, heads one of America’s top-producing teams. His team expects to close more than 500 transactions this year. ...


Household Economic Well-Being: U.S. Households Increasingly Optimistic

According to a Federal Reserve analysis, U.S. households surveyed during October 2014 reported only modest improvements with respect to economic well-being but felt increasingly optimistic about the future. ...


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