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Todays Real Estate News Archive


5 Bad Ideas for Real Estate Websites

How effective is your real estate website? Check out the following infographic, which runs down 5 don'ts for real estate sites.


For Your Client: Mold Prevention and Control

Mold is a common occurrence in homes, but it can potentially cause health problems as well as damage to structures and surfaces if it is not controlled. Mold begins growing indoors when spores come in contact with wet surfaces or substances. Once ...


Updater and zipLogix Partner to Simplify the Moving Process

Updater and zipLogix, both investments of the National Association of Realtors®, announced a partnership to help real estate professionals streamline the moving process for their clients from within zipForm®. The technology collaboration will enable zipLogix users to seamlessly offer their clients Updater’s personalized and guided experience for completing moving-related tasks. ...


Vme TV and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Offer Hispanic Americans Solutions to Home Buying

Vme TV, the only national Spanish-language television network affiliated with public television stations, has joined forces with Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate to bring viewers “Vme Hogar,” informative video segments providing tips to help Hispanic Americans make the most out of their homeownership experience. These 15 ...


Down Payments Go Up for First-time Buyers

Fewer first-time homebuyers are finding a way to buy a house with a relatively low down payment as their options shrink and lenders’ down payment requirements rise. ...


Give Closing Gifts That Open Doors—with Your REALTOR Benefits® Program

The selling season is in full swing, and savvy brokers are focusing on continuing their sales momentum by providing clients with memorable closing and thank-you gifts. This final contact with clients can keep your agents top of mind, helping to lead to referrals and future business. So…do you have a ...


Hot Property: Akon Produces a Dazzling Flip in Woodland Hills

(MCT)—Akon, the R&B and hip-hop singer and producer, has put his ultra-modern home in Los Angeles’ Woodland Hills neighborhood up for sale at $3.5 million. ...


Real Estate Success: Zen and the Art of Mediation

As real estate agents, successfully learning the art of negotiation and mediation will determine a great deal of your success in your career. I like to think of negotiation and meditation as having many similarities. ...


Vacationers Should Watch out for Potential Scams

(MCT)—Vacation. It’s supposed to be a time to kick back and relax, but if you’re traveling, there can be a lot of stress, from finding the best deal when making the hotel reservations, to getting to and waiting at the airport and ...


RealScout Improves Lead Conversion with Zillow Tech Connect Partnership

RealScout, the platform that powers collaboration between real estate agents and their clients, has announced it has become a partner company with Zillow ™ Tech Connect.  Zillow recently launched Tech Connect, a program that gives agents and brokers the ability to integrate Zillow leads with their ...


Engel & Völkers Enters Colorado Market with New Denver Brokerage

Engel & Völkers North America has announced the opening of its newest premium brokerage in Denver, Colorado. The new shop is led by owner Brown Windle and Steve deGuzman, the principal broker and License Partner, and will provide the firm’s global standard of premium service as Engel & Völkers Denver ...


The .REALTOR Domain Is Coming this Fall

NAR PULSE--Are you ready? Visit www.dotREALTOR.org to find FAQs, pricing and guidelines for you and your agents to choose your .REALTOR domain name. Remember, the first .REALTOR domain is free for the first 500,000 NAR members for the first ...


From Metal to Mortgages: Kittie’s Mercedes Lander Swaps Drum Sticks for Listings

Real estate is a 24/7 job that requires agents to be on-the-go and on their toes. Thanks to time-crunched showing schedules, marketing to-dos, listing presentations, and more, some might say that agents are rock stars. But in some cases…they’re actually metal stars. ...


June Pending Home Sales Slip, but Activity Still above Average

After three consecutive months of solid gains, pending home sales slowed modestly in June, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


4 Things Agents Should Never Say

With real estate markets back on the rise almost everywhere, there sure are a lot of new agents out there. If you’re just starting out in real estate, we’ve come up with four things you shouldn’t say when you are working with ...


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