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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Tech Q&A: Find Your Computer If Lost or Stolen

(MCT)—Question: I would like to find some “find me if lost” software for my laptop PC. I hope to find a program I would install on my laptop and activate from another computer or a smartphone if the laptop is stolen. ...


Homes.com® Expands Rental Footprint into Canada

Homes.com®, a leading online real estate destination and sister site of ForRent.com®, is expanding its rental channel into Canada exclusively through RentSync from Landlord Web Solutions (LWS). LWS is a website design and online marketing company that caters to the ...


August Bay State Home Sales Highest In Seven Years

Regional Spotlight—Sales of Massachusetts single-family homes rose almost 14 percent last month, marking the best August on record since 2005, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. ...


Prices Rising to a Possible Peak? A Closer Look at the Numbers

In July, U.S home prices continued to increase, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. On a year-over-year basis, home prices grew by 12.4 percent in July, the fastest annual pace since February 2006, at the height of the housing ...


Need an Edge on the Competition? Go Back to School

NAR PULSE—What better way to stand out from the crowd than with a Master’s Degree from REALTOR® University? Current students are already experiencing benefits by learning practical skills that they are using to market themselves, and run a more efficient business. ...


Coldwell Banker Previews International Survey Shows More Young Money Entering the Luxury Real Estate Market

A new survey by Coldwell Banker Previews International® and the Luxury Institute finds that wealthy younger buyers are driving the luxury real estate market, and they are willing to pay more than similar wealthy buyers age 55 ...


Ask the Expert: How Do I Choose an eSignature?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Tom Gonser, the Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of DocuSign. ...


Great Spaces: Scarlett Sells Condo for Half a Million

Actress Scarlett Johansson, of “Lost in Translation” and “The Avengers,” recently sold her Hollywood condo for $470,000. The two-bedroom unit spans 1,148 square feet, and the building includes a doorman, swimming pool and ...


Spending Smart: Break the Spell of Spending Mindlessly

(MCT)—In the wake of the Great Recession and now five years removed from the financial industry meltdown, have Americans changed their spending habits? ...


Prudential Network Realty Supports Community Involvement and Service

This year, as the company celebrates its 25th anniversary, Prudential Network Realty is giving back to the Northeast Florida community in a big way. For every listing and home sold, the company is making a donation to Dreams Come True, a nonprofit organization that makes dreams come true for children ...


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 ...


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