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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Home Selling Season Closes Strong

The 2013 summer selling season ends on a strong positive note, with both home sales and prices significantly higher than last year. August becomes the 19th month in a row that both metrics were higher than the same month in the previous year. ...


Carrington Holding Company Honored for Learning Culture, Innovation, Performance

Carrington Holding Company, LLC (Carrington) recently announced it has been honored by Elearning! Magazine as a Learning! 100 award winner. Nominated for the award by cloud-based learning solutions provider SkillSoft, Carrington joins an impressive list of organizations honored for their efforts to drive business performance through e-learning. Carrington was honored ...


California Regional MLS Launches Homes.com Marketing Suite and Consumer Mobile Applications

Homes.com and California Regional MLS (CRMLS) announced recently the launch of Homes.com’s integrated marketing suite, Homes Connect, for all 70,000 CRMLS subscribers. CRMLS members can now benefit from Homes.com’s extensive marketing suite, connecting them to the 12.5 million consumers visiting Homes.com monthly. In conjunction with this expanded partnership, CRMLS also ...


All Top 100 Markets Gained in Homes.com July Data

Utilizing home pricing data for the period ending July 2013, the Homes.com Price Index showed gains for single-family properties in all 100 markets, up from 87 in the previous reporting period. ...


Webinar: Rejuvenate Your Pipeline with RISMedia’s Pop-a-Note! Join Us This Thursday, Sept. 26 at Noon EDT

If you have 30 minutes to learn how to ramp up your client communications this Thursday, Sept. 26, grab some lunch and listen in on RISMedia’s free webinar on “Pop-a-Note,” RISMedia’s easy e-marketing system that helps you build relationships and stay ...


MarketVideos.com Continues Rapid Growth in Use among REALTORS®

The successful summer launch of MarketVideos.com reports increasing demand among real estate agents for the popular new video service. ...


Sources of New Home Sales Financing

While the sources of finance for new home sales have changed noticeably since the start of the Great Recession, cash sales remain more common for existing homes compared to new construction. ...


OwnAmerica Identifies Top 25 U.S. Housing Investment Markets

OwnAmerica CEO Gregory Rand has identified the top 25 residential real estate investment markets using the firm's proprietary methodology, based on time-tested metrics and local expertise on the ground in each community. Selection of winning investment markets is driven by a ...


Home Experts Offer a Dose of Renovation Reality

MCT— Home improvement shows are a mixed blessing, says Kent Drinker of Timberlake Building & Renovations. ...


If Your Home Didn’t Sell This Summer, Don’t Despair; Fall and Winter Are Great Times to Sell, Too

If your house didn’t sell this summer, look at its asking price. That’s the advice of RE/MAX Northern Illinois brokers, who report that the biggest hurdle keeping homes from selling this summer season was a list price too high for the market. ...


Carrington Property Network Adds 15 Brokerages in Less Than Three Months

Carrington Property Network (CPN), an exclusive national network of leading residential real estate brokerage firms, has announced that it has achieved exceptional growth in its membership, adding 15 of the nation’s top producing brokerages in less than three months. Since its November 2012 launch, CPN has expanded to include 20 ...


Century 21 Real Estate Speeds up Marketing Strategy

Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently announced that it is the official real estate company of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (USBSF). The CENTURY 21 - USBSF sponsorship includes a dedicated sled wrapped in black and gold featuring the brand’s iconic logo. The sled made its debut at the ...


Ask the Expert: Aerial Filmmaking in Real Estate

Today's Ask the Expert column features Marcellee Williams, Producer and Content Manager for WellcomeMat. ...


The Mobile Consumer & the Right Response to Responsive Design

Part III: The Land of Opportunity – Mobile Consumer Engagement ...


4 Key Attributes of a Ninja Real Estate Professional

Ninja sales trainer Terri Johnson is a dynamic and enthusiastic speaker. As I listened in on an exclusive training class for the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network, I felt her passion for the topic shine through. ...


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