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Todays Real Estate News Archive


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 ...


Howard Hanna Launches New First Time Homebuyer Program

At the cornerstone of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services’ company culture is the belief that the American Dream of home ownership is accessible to everyone. Recently, Howard Hanna launches a program geared towards helping those who are new to purchasing a home. ...


Appraisal Foundation Approves New University

The Appraiser Qualifications Board of The Appraisal Foundation has recently announced that graduates who hold a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University’s Agricultural Economics with Finance and Real Estate Option degree program may be able to receive education credit toward the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. ...


New Study Shows Homeowners Shifting Sense of Home Value

The average American's perception of home value in the post-crash era runs much deeper than standard measures of price and location, according to a recently released Homeowner Sentiment Survey done by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Unlike prior emphasis on square footage and amenities, today’s ...


Legalized Marijuana: A New Meaning to ‘Going Green’ in Real Estate

As the market continues on its road to recovery, many obstacles are falling by the wayside making it easier than recent years to find the right homes for the right buyers. Mortgage rates are still low and affordable, the unemployment rate has ...


Don’t Forget the Googleyness

We are all beneficiaries of Google’s innovation. Aside from making the Internet user-friendly, and the devices they have created to make information ever-present, Google has taught us the importance of setting big goals, and the importance of culture in achieving them. Earlier this ...


NAR Video Spotlight: Pending Sales Rise 3.1 Percent, Inventory Remains a Concern

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that aims to refresh and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. ...


Chew on These Ideas for Successful Gardening with Pets

(TNS)—Safe, friendly gardening with a pet in your household can be a difficult pastime if your yard isn’t set up to handle the wear and tear from a four-footed animal who doesn’t know the difference between your prized petunias and the potty. ...


Radian Boosts Secure Homeownership with Job Loss Protection Insurance

Radian Guaranty Inc. recently announced the launch of a job loss insurance program called Radian MortgageAssureSM that is designed to provide homeowners peace of mind after an involuntary job loss.  This program reduces the risk of job loss-related late or missed mortgage payments, while offering lenders further protection against default. ...


Fair Housing: The March Continues

Each and every day, REALTORS® work to respect and safeguard fair housing rights for buyers and sellers across the country. And during Fair Housing Month—observed each April—the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its one million members pause to reflect on the significance of this event and to reconfirm our ...


Working Together toward a Common Goal

Real estate is a past, present and future business. Successful agents need to stay in the moment, while still connecting with past clients and paving the way for a smooth future. In the following interview, Stanley Bishop, President/Broker of EXIT Real Estate Gallery in Orange Park, Fla., discusses how his ...


Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Falls Office Named Number One in Southern Region

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (CBHPW) recently announced that its flagship Falls Office has been named the top office in the Coldwell Banker Southern region in closed adjusted gross commission income for Coldwell Banker offices with more than 100 sales associates and representatives. The Coldwell Banker system’s Southern region ...


New Study Examines Increasing Demand for Eco-Friendly Homes in D.C. Market

A new study, produced by the first ever public-private partnership on real estate and green homes, revealed that real estate listings which highlight eco-friendly, high-performance home (HPH) features perform above average in the Washington, D.C. market. ...


Realogy Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

Realogy Holdings Corp. was recently featured in a new Business Roundtable report released today that highlights the commitment of America’s CEOs to incorporate sustainability into their business practices—all in an effort to lead the way toward a more sustainable future. ...


10 Productivity Rules for Real Estate

How often do you look at your growing to-do list at the end of the day and exclaim, “Where did the day go?!” If you’re like many real estate professionals, you’d love to fill your day with the activities you do best—showings, meetings ...


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