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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Realtor.com® Webinar Tuesday: Goal Setting – Next Steps to Achieve Your Goals

This webinar is designed for agents who have set an ambitious goal for prospecting, sales and closings. ...


Mark McLaughlin Receives Real Estate Leadership Award

[caption id="attachment_84219" align="alignleft" width="266"] Mark McLaughlin, CEO of Pacific Union International Inc. accepts the Leadership Award at this year’s Power Broker Dinner.[/caption] ...


Great Spaces: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Her Prinze Scoop Up a $6.1 Million Colonial

Former vampire slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar and husband Freddie Prinze, Jr. have just acquired a three-story Colonial, located in the low-key Mandeville Canyon area of Los Angeles. ...


Living Smart: Stained, Faded Carpet: Clean, Replace or Dye

(MCT)—Cleaning and replacement are common options for stained or outdated carpet. But what about dyeing? ...


Applications for New Home Purchases Increased in October 2013

MBA’s Builder Application Survey data for October 2013 shows that mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 11 percent relative to the previous month. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. ...


Realogy’s ‘Explore’ Conference Demonstrates Commitment to Growing Industry Representation in Diverse Market Segments

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, recently hosted an invitation-only industry event exclusively for leaders in real estate servicing diverse growth market segments. More than 60 real estate brokers attended the “Learn, Build, Explore” half-day conference ...


zipLogix Announces New Release for zipLogix Digital Ink Signature Service

zipLogix, a leading provider of electronic forms for the real estate industry, announces a new release to their digital signature service zipLogix Digital Ink powered by SIGNiX. This release streamlines the digital signature process, providing a complete digital signature solution for agents, brokers and their clients. In addition to new ...


Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Announces Branch Manager of New Flagship N.Y. Sales Office

Matt Rand, managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Rand Realty has announced that seasoned real estate veteran, Regional Vice President Joe Monaco has been named manager of their new flagship White Plains office. BHG Rand Realty is calling its recently inaugurated White Plains branch the “Real Estate Office ...


Rising Home Prices Push Down Housing Affordability during Third Quarter

Housing affordability fell for the sixth consecutive quarter, after reaching an all-time high in the spring of 2012, as significantly higher home prices shut out more California home buyers during the third quarter of 2013, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported. ...


Flood Insurance Rate Uncertainty Has Far-reaching Effects on Real Estate Market

Uncertainty surrounding drastic increases in flood insurance premiums for coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program is negatively impacting transactions and the nation’s real estate recovery. ...


Rich Rector Announced as the Recipient of National Homeownership Award

[caption id="attachment_84191" align="alignleft" width="266"] Rich Rector, owner and CEO of Realty Executives International, accepting RISMedia’s National Homeownership Award at the 2013 Power Broker Dinner.[/caption] ...


Realtor.com® Webinar Monday: Be the Local Expert & Win More Clients

Find out how Market Snapshot helps you be the neighborhood know-it-all ...


10 Top Kitchen Remodeling Trends

(MCT)—When Michelle and Jon Christy bought their 1980s-era home in North Tustin, Calif., much of the residence already was remodeled. ...


Not All Leads Are Equal

At realtor.com®, we take great care to focus on the outcome for the brokers and their agents when we provide lead solutions. Leads come in all shapes and sizes; and it is not until you back out the intent of the ...


The Power of Twitter: Building Business 140 Characters at a Time

Twitter can be an incredible communication and marketing tool, but it can also be very overwhelming. Many brokers sheepishly admit that they are awful at Twitter and confused about how to use the site. ...


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