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Todays Real Estate News Archive


RE/MAX Expands in Asia with Entry to Japan

RE/MAX, LLC has sold the master franchise rights for the country of Japan, the world’s third-largest economy. This addition increases the significant RE/MAX presence in Asia, further solidifying the largest global reach of all U.S. real estate franchises. ...


The Government Shutdown and Its Play on Housing

The government shutdown is causing a flurry of anxiety throughout the nation, and worry is accumulating throughout the housing industry. Despite a small fall cool down due to rising interest rates, the rebound was still moving forward with momentum, and industry ...


NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Steve Young to Headline RISMedia’s Power Broker Dinner

RISMedia is pleased to announce that NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young will be this year’s special celebrity guest speaker at the company’s annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner honoring the nation’s top 500 brokerage firms. The event will take ...


The Key Ingredient to Real Estate Success

The keys to success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability. - Simon Mainwaring ...


Monday Morning Mobile: The Mobile Consumer & the Right Response to Responsive Design

Over the course of this series, The Mobile Consumer & the Right Response to Responsive Design, we examined some of today’s most popular technology trends such as Responsive Web Design, Mobile SEO and Mobile Lead Generation. This week, in the final piece of the series, we’ll examine how the trends ...


Prudential Carolinas Realty Family of Companies Launches New Era with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network

[caption id="attachment_83253" align="alignleft" width="264"] Ron Peltier, Tommy Camp, Earl Lee[/caption] ...


Solar Power for the Do-It-Yourselfer

(MCT)—An entrepreneurial engineer has brought the assemble-it-yourself concept to solar power. ...


ERA Atlantic Realty Acquires Morris and Raper Real Estate

ERA Atlantic Realty recently announced the acquisition of Morris and Raper Real Estate Consultants, a leading residential and commercial brokerage firm serving metro Atlanta and the surrounding areas. ...


RE/MAX No.1 among Real Estate Franchises

For the fifth consecutive year, RE/MAX, LLC ranked as the leading real estate franchise organization in the Franchise Times Top 200. The survey is based upon annual worldwide sales. ...


Home Buyers Value Environmentally Friendly Features

Homeowners frequently see their heating bills rise as fall begins and the weather cools. For this reason, homes with energy efficient and environmentally friendly features are often a priority to prospective buyers. According to the National Association of REALTORS®' ...


Ask the Expert: How Can Agents Position Themselves As Specialists Overseas?

Today's Ask the Expert column features Cindy Fauth, Global Marketing Manager for the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


5 Ways Borrowers Can Land the Best Mortgage

(MCT)—After riding a swift updraft earlier this year, mortgage rates have steadied at around 4.5 percent for a 30-year fixed loan. ...


Real Estate Q&A: Explore All Possibilities for Mortgage Relief

(MCT)—QUESTION: I want to avoid foreclosure. I have applied for a loan modification with my bank and also applied for the Florida’s Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction Program for relief. Now I am worried that I’ve hurt my chances for the loan ...


Crowdsourcing Part II: Getting Play from Other Social Media Sites

Last time out, we examined how Pinterest was becoming a great way for brokers to get the most out of crowdsourcing, but other social media sites can be just as valuable. ...


How to Draft a Business Franchise Agreement

If your small business is flourishing and you're ready to expand into a franchise, congratulations are definitely in order! But so too are some legal considerations -- especially when it comes to drafting a business franchise agreement. ...


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