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Todays Real Estate News Archive


The Key to Success Lies in Ability to Build Relationships

David Cabot has been building his relationships in the real estate industry for over 30 years. In the following interview, the president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties gives us insight into the importance of a lasting connection. ...


REALTORS® Rise to New Heights in San Francisco to Tackle Industry Challenges

Registration is open to attend the 2013 REALTORS® Conference and Expo, “Rise to New Heights,” at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Nov. 8-11. Click here to register. Onsite registration will take place at the Moscone Center, South Hall ...


‘Prepare for the Boom in New-Home Sales’

While RE/MAX Chairman of the Board and Co-founder Dave Liniger is famous for building one of the world’s largest and most successful real estate brands, he’s also renowned for his expertise in being ahead of the curve on key market trends. ...


Facebook, Google Privacy Changes Announced

Another day, another Facebook and Google privacy policy change. Facebook is axing its privacy option that enables users to be unsearchable. Not to be outdone, Google plans to sell users' endorsements as a social marketing tool. In a nutshell: Get ready for less privacy and more ads -- the best ...


Zuckerberg Buys Neighboring Homes to Prevent New Development

(MCT)—Living the fantasy of every homeowner who has faced the prospect of a nuisance project next door, Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has bought four homes adjacent to his own 5-bedroom crash pad in one of Palo Alto, Calif.’s toniest neighborhoods. ...


Research on Financial Markets Recognized for Nobel Prize in Economics

Robert Shiller, co-creator of the Case-Shiller home price index, is one of three Americans to be awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in economics. The committee recognized Robert J. Shiller (Yale University), Eugene F. Fama (University of Chicago), and Lars Peter Hansen ...


Beyond White: Hot Color Trends for the Kitchen and Bath

(BPT)—So many of us love the rich colors featured in kitchen and bath magazines, but when it comes to selecting colors for our own homes, we tend to play it safe. It's time to be bold and get out of the ...


Greenwich, Conn. Market On the Rebound

Regional Spotlight—The Greenwich, Conn. housing market continues to recover from the market downturn, though the strength and maturity of the recovery varies by neighborhood and price level. Overall, Greenwich single-family home sales increased 11 percent year-to-date compared to 2012, with the median sale price up 2.6 percent to $1,670,000 over ...


President and CEO of Real Living Lifestyles Honored to Speak at RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange

Steve Rodgers, President/CEO of Real Living Lifestyles Real Estate, was asked to speak at the RISMedia Real Estate CEO Exchange in New York City last week, and was excited for the opportunity to be among the top leaders in the industry. ...


U.S. Default Seen Pushing Housing to the Brink

Housing largely dodged a bullet on the government shut down that went into effect October 1. The pending default, however, is an entirely different matter. As the October 17 default deadline nears, knuckles in the housing industry are turning white. ...


Confused by Public Healthcare Exchanges?

NAR PULSE—REALTORS® Health Insurance Marketplace can help ease any confusion about the public healthcare exchanges. The only REALTOR® exclusive one-stop shopping site for health insurance and wellness needs including: a private Major Medical Exchange just for NAR members, ...


10 Things Today’s Buyers Look for in a Home

While David Letterman’s Top 10 lists generally culminate in a No. 1 ranking, the following list includes in no particular order 10 things that are important to buyers today, especially Millennials who represent a significant buyer niche in today’s market. ...


Home Prices Up 0.6 Percent in August; Signs of Subsiding Growth Momentum

The latest FNC Residential Price Index™ (RPI) shows continued growth of home prices in August as the U.S. housing recovery remains well underway. The index moved 0.6 percent higher from the previous the month, making August the 18th consecutive month of rising home prices. According to the FNC RPI, August ...


Featured Listing: Home with a Lake View in Illinois

Today's Featured Listing is priced at $1,490,000 and offered by RISMedia's RREIN member, REMAX Suburban. ...


Hot Property: Home Sale Brings Pain and Gain to Mark Wahlberg

(MCT)--Mark Wahlberg has sold his home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $12.995 million — $1 million less than the actor-producer was asking when he listed it two years ago. ...


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