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Todays Real Estate News Archive


RealEstate Business Intelligence Launches New City and Subdivision Features

MRIS, the industry-leading Mid-Atlantic Multiple Listing Service (MLS) that facilitates nearly $125 million a day in real estate transactions, announced today that its subsidiary, RealEstate Business Intelligence (RBI), has launched city and subdivision housing statistics for rbiEXPERT customers. ...


Century 21 Taking over YouTube with Puppies Today

Coinciding with the start of spring home buying season, more consumers searched for real estate online on March 27 last year than any other day in 2013. To leverage this key date in 2014, CENTURY 21 is taking over the ...


New Report Shows Continuing Recovery

Homes.com, a leading online real estate destination and a division of Dominion Enterprises, has released its January Local Market Index, a price performance summary of repeat sales of U.S. properties. Utilizing home pricing data, the Index shows year-over-year gains for ...


70 Percent of Boomers Expect Retirement House to Be the Best

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate recently released the findings of a national survey of Baby Boomers (ages 49-67) revealing this influential generation’s feelings of optimism about living an independent, active lifestyle; a lifestyle unrestrained by planned retirement communities and instead bolstered ...


Infill Development and Construction – a Great New Opportunity in Today’s Market

As the real estate market continues to gain traction, savvy brokers and agents who are ready to take their business to the next level are constantly on the lookout for the next big thing. While new-home construction has been dominating the headlines ...


Clean Water Act Expansion Not the Right Answer, NAHB Says

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to expand the reach of the Clean Water Act will increase the cost of new homes without a corresponding benefit to America’s lakes, rivers and other water bodies, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says ...


HUD Reports New Residential Sales in February

Sales of new single-family houses in February 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 440,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 3.3 percent (±17.9 percent)* below the revised January rate of 455,000 and is ...


50 Isn’t Too Late to Fix up Finances

(MCT)—Reaching the age of 50 can be a financial wake-up call. ...


Budding Economic Growth Expected in Spring and Summer as Harsh Winter Fades

Despite a deterioration in economic activity at the end of 2013 that has continued through the first quarter of this year, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic ...


zipLogix Extends Partnerships With Five Organizations

zipLogix, creator of zipForm(R), announced that Central Georgia MLS (CGMLS), Central Susquehanna Valley Board of REALTORS(R) (CSVBOR), Henderson Audubon Association of REALTORS(R) (HAAOR), Northwest Wyoming Association of REALTORS(R) (NWAOR), and Teton Board of REALTORS(R) (TBOR) have extended their partnership agreements and expanded the zipLogix products that are provided to members ...


Leading Real Estate Franchise Leverages Homes.com Technology with New Mobile Application

Homes.com and RE/MAX have re-launched the RE/MAX Real Estate Search app with version 2.0 for iOS in the iTunes Store and for Android in the Google Play Store. The app, totally rebuilt and with a user interface overhaul, utilizes the Homes.com mobile platform and technology. Redesigned with improved speed and ...


ERA Real Estate Unveils New Brand Identity

ERA Real Estate, a global real estate franchising leader, unveiled a new brand identity today at its 2014 International Business Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. The new look and feel is the culmination of a five-year strategic process that strengthened ...


Home Prices Move Up in January

In recent housing news, home prices rose during the frost month of January, according to recent results from S&P/Case-Shiller. ...


Would Your Agents Deliver Closings If You Delivered Leads?

NAR PULSE—Realtor.com® has been working with brokers this month on high volume lead solutions. The goal is to create a shorter path between inquiry and close. What kind of leads do you need? Learn more here. ...


New-Home Sales Continue to Level in February

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 3.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 440,000 units in February, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. ...


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