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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Completes Renovations of New City Sales Office

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty recently announced the completion of the renovations that have been made to their flagship Rockland County office at 268 South Main Street in New City. ...


10 Tips for Your Real Estate Newsletter

Do you send a real estate newsletter to your prospects and former clients? Digital newsletters can be a great way to share helpful information, keep in touch and stay top of mind. ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Dip to New 20-Month Low

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow Mortgages is currently 3.56 percent, down two basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate hovered between 3.53 and 3.77 percent for most of the week, dropping to 3.46 percent on Friday before returning to the current rate. ...


New Study Finds Price Premium for Solar Homes

A study conducted by a team of researchers,  led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Berkeley Laboratory, found that homebuyers are willing to pay more for homes that have installed solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems. The research (Selling into the Sun: ...


Great Spaces: Soak Up South Carolina Luxury at Seven Oaks

Looking to get luxurious down south? Look no further than Seven Oaks, a palatial manor with river views and access located in Bluffton, S.C., just minutes from the white sand beaches of Hilton Head Island and close to the romantic towns of Savannah, ...


8 Small Ways to Save Big

Yes, it’s hard to save money—especially when you think you’ve already cut the fat out of your monthly budget. But Kiplinger’s personal finance editors offer eight ways you may not have considered that can help you wring out a few more dollars to ...


For Rent Media Solutions™ Announces Presence at NAA Student Housing Conference

For Rent Media Solutions™(FRMS), a leading multifamily marketing resource providing solutions for customers nationwide, as well as knowledge and insights to the industry, will attend and exhibit at this year’s NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition. The conference, which draws more than 900 industry leaders and student housing ...


CENTURY 21 New Millennium Named Triple Platinum Award Winner by Cartus Broker Network

CENTURY 21 New Millennium has again been named a Triple Platinum Award winner by the Cartus Broker Network.   This is the 6th year in a row that the full service real estate company has earned the coveted Platinum ranking and an unprecedented 4th consecutive year that the organization has earned ...


Introducing RPR Mobile™

NAR PULSE—Equipped with RPR Mobile™, REALTORS® can use their phone’s location to instantly view any property around them, and get listing, sales, valuation, assessment, deed, foreclosure, school, photos, maps, and market trend information. REALTORS® can create, customize, view, save, and send RPR’s ...


Must Be Mobile: The Key to Successful Lead Generation

Today’s consumers are beyond smart, which is an understatement, to say the least. They’re also extremely tech-savvy, which fuels their hunger for fast information. Gone are the days of shooting an email, hoping it’s received and opened, and awaiting a response. Today’s homebuyers are on-the-go and know what they want, ...


Effective Rate on New Home Loans Continues Downward Drift

On average, the contract rate on conventional mortgages used to purchase newly-built homes, remained a constant 4.03 percent in December, according to data released yesterday by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). However, initial ...


3 Characteristics of Great Listing Agents

If you ask a room full of agents whether they work with more buyers or more sellers, most of the time you’ll see the majority of hands raise for the buyer side of the question. ...


Banks Ease Mortgage Standards

(TNS)—Getting a home loan or auto loan might be getting a little easier. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Homes Inks Exclusive Agreement with Gale Communities, Inc.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Homes (BHGRE Kansas City Homes) recently announced an exclusive agreement with renowned Jackson County real estate developer Dave Gale, president of Gale Communities, Inc. As part of the agreement, Gale Communities’ current new home properties, including New Longview and the five neighborhoods ...


Getting to Go: Pre-Qualifying Your Buyer Clients

As you know, the first step to working with any good buyer client is pre-qualification. You and your agents may have a formal process in place to vet potential clients, or you may approach this on a ...


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