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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Announces 2014 Top Award Winners

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, the original San Francisco Bay area real estate start-up founded in 1906, has announced its 2014 year-end award recipients in numerous company, office and affiliated agent categories. ...


Last Call: Only 3 Days Left to become a ‘Power Broker’

A final extension has been granted to those real estate firms that have not yet completed RISMedia’s 27th Annual Power Broker Survey. All entries must be received by this Wednesday, Feb. 25th. If you have not yet completed the survey, please click ...


Ask the Expert: What Type of Video Best Attracts Buyers?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Dan Skoglund, the Director of Enterprise Sales with RealBiz Media Group. www.realbizmedia.com ...


Giving Back to Stay Ahead

From driving business to helping out his agents, in the following interview Kevin Wiles of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty offers insight onto the success of his business. ...


For Your Clients: Lockboxes and Their Role in the Real Estate Process

Selling a home can be a time-consuming process, but as any real estate professional can attest, making sure the space can be seen at all times—and ensuring agents have a way to enter—are two crucial ingredients that can ultimately go a long way toward helping the home sell faster. And ...


REALTOR® Magazine Seeks Nominations for 2015 Good Neighbor Volunteer Awards

REALTORS® not only help people achieve their dream of homeownership, they also volunteer their time and energy to improve the lives of their community members. The National Association of Realtors® is currently accepting applications from Realtors® who dedicate themselves to volunteer service for REALTOR® Magazine’s Good Neighbor Awards. ...


Halstead Property Wins Top Awards at International Real Estate Conference

Top real estate firm Halstead Property announced recently that they won two top coveted awards at the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Conference that was recently held in Las Vegas. Attended by more than 600 firms from around the world, the awards event was held on Thursday, February ...


Four-Year Lows Reported for Institutional Investors and All-Cash Buyers

RealtyTrac® recently released its Q4 and Year-End 2014 U.S. Institutional Investor & Cash Sales Report, which shows that the share of home sales to institutional investors and all-cash buyers dropped to four-year lows in 2014 despite a quarterly increase in the fourth quarter. ...


Ask the Expert: Why are Real Estate Seasonal Trends Important?

This Ask the Expert column features Cindy Fauth, the Global Marketing Manager for the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Pat Riley Named Chairman of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Pat Riley, president and chief operating officer of Charlotte, N.C.-based Allen Tate Company, has been elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the company announced this week. Leading Real Estate Companies ...


Single, Female Baby Boomers Happier, Healthier than Ever

The adage "youth is wasted on the young" doesn't apply to today's single, female Baby Boomers. In fact, 76 percent of single women over 55 feel younger than their age, according to new data from Del Webb, a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), one of the nation's largest homebuilders. ...


5 Lessons for Startups

(TNS)—I started my firm on a leap of faith six years ago. Knowing nothing about running a business when I began, I learned plenty of lessons along the way. I hope my been-there-done-that advice is helpful when ...


Homes.com Launches Local Connect Advertising Program

Homes.com® recently released Local Connect, a new advertising program allowing real estate agents and brokers to target local home buyers, the company announced this week.  Local Connect will provide real estate professionals access to highly engaged consumers as they search for their next home. ...


Zillow Unveils New National TV Spot ‘Lake House’

Zillow®, a leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, has announced it will be releasing its fifth TV spot as part of the company's award-winning "Find Your Way Home" national advertising campaign. The spot will debut on national broadcast during the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 on ...


FTC Clears Zillow Acquisition of Trulia – Deal Closes Tuesday

[Update: Zillow acquisition of Trulia closes Tuesday, Feb. 17. Zillow Group formed to house consumer and business divisions] ...


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