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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Austin-Area Home Sales Volume Hits Seven-Year High for March

Regional Spotlight—According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released recently by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, Austin-area home sales volume hit a seven-year high in March 2014, rising seven percent year-over-year to 2,262 single-family homes sold. ...


The Thrifty Traveler: Certain Travel Luxuries are Worth the Splurge

(MCT)—It’s a rare traveler who doesn’t strive to save money, but choosing certain expenditures in place of others can sometimes mean the difference between the vacation memory of a lifetime and an afternoon of complete and total aggravation. Waiting in line to ...


ERA Courtyard Real Estate and ERA Levinson REALTORS® Win Award

ERA Real Estate named ERA Courtyard Real Estate and ERA Levinson REALTORS® the 2013 winners of the organization’s prestigious Jim Jackson Memorial Award for 1st IN SERVICE® named after the ERA Real Estate founder and former president, the company has announced. ...


Odds Are your Next Seller Is Already in Your Sphere

What are agents who list 20 properties a year doing differently than those who list seven? Unexpectedly, we found in a survey we offered through NAR in February, they spend 1/3 less time prospecting for those listings, that’s less than 5 hours ...


How to Sell Listings Faster

It’s always frustrating when your listings stay on market longer than expected and you can’t seem to match the right homebuyer and seller together. That’s why Homes.com works feverishly to offer thought-provoking articles, interesting blog posts and informative webinars that ...


Ready for Your Close-up? 6 Easy Video Techniques You Can Do Right from Your Smartphone

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent

If you’re reading this, you’re probably thinking about becoming a real estate agent. Or you already are one and have been practicing for years or even decades. In either case, it’s time that someone highlighted all the hard work it takes to follow this career path. ...


12 Tips for Creating and Nurturing Efficient Small Teams

Looking to grow your business? Blow up your bureaucracy and replace it with teams of 8 to 12 people. This is not as radical as it sounds. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos calls it the “Two-Pizza Rule”—a team should be no ...


Can Cyber Insurance Pay Off for Your Business?

Cyber insurance shouldn't be foreign to small business owners, and it can potentially keep your homefront secure. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Honored at Sales Convention

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty was named to the Gibraltar Circle Pinnacle Group as one of the network’s Top 30 companies nationally for sales volume during the HSF Affiliates LLC annual sales convention held recently in Nashville, Tenn. The Northeast Florida real estate firm has received the esteemed Gibraltar ...


ERA Real Estate Names 2013 Top All-around Sales Associate and National Excellence in Service Award Winner

ERA Real Estate, a leading global real estate franchisor, named real estate agent Becky Babcock of ERA Sunrise Realty in Canton, Ga., winner of the 2013 Brenda W. Casserly Memorial Award. Named after former ERA Real Estate president Brenda Casserly, the award is the brand’s highest honor for an independent ...


Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring after Severe Winter

As much of the United States recovers from one of the harshest winters in recent history, it is important to inspect your home for damage and plan for home maintenance, repair and remodeling projects. Winter weather can be particularly damaging to a ...


NAR Video Spotlight: .REALTOR Is Coming Soon

NAR is in the final process of securing the .REALTOR domain for use by members and associations. Once our license has been secured, we will be able to set a launch date. At this time, we are anticipating a launch in the ...


Brand Power

Let’s begin where it all starts for us at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices—the brand. ...


Home Inventory Rising with the Temperatures in Ohio

Regional Spotlight---There were 3,428 central Ohio homes and condos listed for sale in March 2014. Although down 2.1 percent from inventory one year ago, this is up 48.3 percent from the 2,310 added the previous month according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple ...


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