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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Aggressive on RESPA

This is the “end of the beginning,” to borrow from Winston Churchill. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has mostly completed the major regulations affecting the housing and mortgage industry. While there will undoubtedly be a fair amount of additional guidance issued, ...


Ask the Expert: How Can You Prepare Clients for Home Inspection?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, the Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post. ...


For Your Clients: What Is Good Advice on a Home Appraisal Worth to You?

One of the required services when buying or selling a home involves hiring an appraiser. So I was excited to receive the latest news from the Appraisal Foundation, the nation’s foremost authority on the valuation profession, has additional resources for consumers. ...


Top Metro Areas: Single-Family Detached Concentration

In a recent study, NAHB examines eight key housing statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS). This post takes a closer look at one of those statistics; the share of homeowners living in single-family detached housing. ...


Consumer Spending Increases in February while Inflation Stays Low

(MCT)—Consumer spending increased last month the most since November as Americans appeared to start shaking off the effects of severe winter weather. ...


Living Smart: Interior Painting—Picking Color and Finish

(MCT)—In the spring, many a homeowner’s fancy turns to thoughts of fresh paint, because what else renews a room as quickly? That doesn’t mean interior painting is a breeze. There are defined steps to a quality job, and they start with picking ...


Great Spaces: Bruce Willis Bows Out of Beverly Hills

Bruce Willis, our most beloved, buff, bare-headed action star, recently unleashed his one-of-a-kind hacienda in the heart of Beverly Hills. Walled and gated, this tennis court estate has 11 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms spanning 10,000 square feet. ...


CENTURY 21 New Millennium Welcomes Spring with Its Annual Open House Weekend

Regional Spotlight—It’s been quite a winter for the D.C. Metro area but CENTURY 21 New Millennium real estate professionals are “springing” into action by holding an area-wide Open House Weekend April 12th and 13th. This coordinated event will feature pre-selected homes throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. ...


Real Estate Company ‘Driven by Growth’ to Build New Omaha Office

With fewer homes on the market, agents pull out all the stops—even knocking on doors. ...


Zillow to Power U.S. Real Estate Listings for Leju, a Leading Chinese Real Estate Website

Zillow, Inc., a leading real estate information marketplace, has announced it entered into an exclusive partnership with Beijing Yisheng Leju Information Services Co. (“Leju”), an affiliate of E-House (China) Holdings Limited, a leading real estate services company in China, to power Leju’s U.S. home shopping experience. ...


Achieving Success: Act Now!

“My dreams are worthless, my plans are dust, my goals are impossible. All are of no value unless they are followed by action. I will act now.” Og Mandino, “The Greatest Salesman in the World.” ...


Earn Fair Housing Bundle-Download PLUS Chance to Win with MVP

NAR PULSE—Purchase the online At Home with Diversity® (AHWD) Course by April 15 and earn the Fair Housing Bundle-Download (a $23.85 value) PLUS a chance to win a $100 gift card. Let your clients know that you are capable of working effectively ...


Keeping Up with Technology

Technology can be over-whelming. Staying on top of the latest tools to benefit you, your agents and your clients is a never-ending challenge. Sometimes an innovation brings real benefit, while other times the latest and greatest turns out to be just another ...


Use of Pocket Listings Rising, but They’re Right Choice for Only a Small Number of Home Sellers

Pocket listings, in which homeowners offer their homes for sale but don’t make this information public by putting it on the local multiple listing service, appear to be on the rise. ...


What Home Buyers Really Want: Ethnic Preferences (Part III)

Previous posts highlighting findings from the study What Home Buyers Really Want: Ethnic Preferences have shown that a buyer’s race or ethnicity can play a role in how he/she evaluates the characteristics and features of a prospective home. The analysis ...


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