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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Cartus Sweeps All Four Workplace Excellence Awards

Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services, has been named a 2015 recipient of four awards for excellence from the non-profit organization Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) of Gaithersburg, Md. ...


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To Sell or Not to Sell? 5 Signs It’s Time to List Your Home

If you’re like me, thoughts of putting your home on the market and moving up, down or out of dodge all together periodically float through your mind. These days, there’s extra incentive given the inventory shortage in most regions of the country—some areas ...


Focusing on Multicultural Reach in Your Local Market

As a Cuban-American living in Miami, I’m quite sensitive to the international nature of real estate. Brazilians, Columbians, Venezuelans, Russians, and many other foreign nationals fuel a very robust real estate market in Miami. And the same can be says about other gateway cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, ...


Living Smart: 4 Tips to Keep Your Dishwasher from Breaking

(TNS)—Dishwashers are prone to breaking down and even conking out if not maintained correctly. Here are four ways appliance technicians say you can prevent premature dishwasher repairs. ...


BHHS Florida Network Realty Opens Office in Ponte Vedra Beach

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has opened a new office in Sawgrass Village in Ponte Vedra Beach, the company has announced. The Northeast Florida real estate firm has expanded its Ponte Vedra Beach branch office and moved to a prominent storefront located at 333 Village Main St., Suite 670, in ...


Stewart Title® Promotes Melanie Kido as Regional and Senior Underwriting Counsel

Stewart Title recently announced the promotion of Melanie Kido as regional underwriting counsel and senior underwriting counsel. In addition to her ongoing responsibilities as a Massachusetts underwriter, Kido now manages underwriting operations for the entire New England region. ...


Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta Celebrates Grand Opening

Engel & Völkers, the European-based premium real estate brand, recently celebrated the grand opening of the new Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta Property Shop in Oliver McMillan’s sophisticated BuckheadAtlanta mixed-use commercial and residential development. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony. ...


Housing Recovery Set to Pick Up Pace Next Year

Solid employment gains, attractive mortgage rates, a growing economy and pent-up demand will help keep the housing market moving forward throughout 2015 and into next year, according to economists who participated in a recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2015 Spring ...


NAR Broker Tip of the Month: Going to D.C. Next Month? Don’t Miss the Idea Exchange Council for Brokers on Tuesday, May 12

If you’re planning on attending the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. next month, don’t miss the 2015 Idea Exchange Council for Brokers. Broker owners from companies of all sizes are invited to attend the Idea Exchange, held from 10:30 a.m.-12 noon on Tuesday, May 12 at ...


House Prices Make Minimal Rise in February

U.S. house prices rose in February, up 0.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) monthly House Price Index (HPI). The previously reported 0.3 percent change in January remains unchanged. ...


Your Best Year Ever Starts Today

It’s already the end of April and if you’re anything like me, you’re wondering where the last three months just went.  It’s easy to stray from the good intentions and resolutions we rang in the New Year with, but it’s not too late to get back on track.  In fact, ...


Capitalizing on Positive Momentum

When the market fluctuates, it's important to do all that you can to focus on the positive. In the following interview, Lance Stopper, Co-owner of CENTURY 21 Stopper and Associates in Myrtle Beach, S.C. offers insight on positive trends, an evolving market, ...


6 Ways to Help Your Child Excel in School

It is important for children to feel successful in school at a young age. When children become frustrated and don’t feel successful, their confidence plummets and so does their motivation to succeed in school. Here are some tips to help your child ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sponsors $50,000 Sweepstakes in Conjunction with HGTV Show Fixer Upper

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is sponsoring HGTV’s popular show Fixer Upper featuring remodeling and design pros Chip and Joanna Gaines, and has recently launched the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices $50,000 Sweepstakes in conjunction with the show. From March 30 through mid-June, viewers simply register at www.50kFixUp.com for a chance to ...


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