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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Monday Morning Mobile: Text Doesn’t Take Holiday

In today’s world, it would be hard to find someone without their mobile device within arm’s reach. Mobile technology has helped people get the responses they’re looking for almost instantaneously. The same goes for the real estate world. When a potential buyer is on the move, they want answers and ...


Creating the Ultimate Listing Package

REALTORS® know that when you walk into a listing appointment, you must be prepared. Prepared with property knowledge. Prepared with concrete market data. Prepared to impress. You must be sure that your listing presentation educates your soon-to-be clients while connecting with ...


Living Smart: How Landscaping Can Deter Intruders, Pests

(MCT)—Done right, landscaping can do much more than attract compliments and boost your property value. It can help you repel intruders, both human and natural. ...


New Home Sales: Cash Purchases on the Rise

The share of new single-family home sales purchased with cash rose during the second quarter of 2014, reaching 8.4 percent of sales. ...


3 Ways to Get Your Audience Engaged with Your Brand This Summer

It’s summertime and whether or not people have vacation time to spare, they still behave accordingly, says advertising entrepreneur Patrick Walsh. ...


The Top 10 Affordable Purchase Markets for Aspiring Millennial Homebuyers

First-time homebuyers have been largely absent from the housing market in the current economic recovery, but some metropolitan areas—particularly in the Midwest and West—are well positioned to see increases in home-buying from the Millennial generation in upcoming years, according to new ...


Hands-on Leadership Locks in Success: CENTURY 21 HomeStar

Although Anthony Geraci had established a great career as a top-producer, he still wanted more. Namely, the chance to create a real estate business on his own terms—one that put the focus squarely on the agents. Today, as broker/owner of CENTURY 21 HomeStar Real Estate, Geraci provides his team with ...


Reasons to Use (Or Not Use) Home Equity

(MCT)—Homeowners who have equity might be tempted to extract some of that wealth and use it for other immediate needs or wants. ...


4 Mobile Strategies to Boost Your Local Presence

Ninety-four percent of smartphone owners search for local information on their phone (Vocus). You can bet that it’s a good idea for real estate professionals to establish a strong mobile presence to prevent being passed over. The question is how to get started and what are the best practices for ...


Rookie Real Estate Agents Can Benefit from Errors & Omissions Insurance

With the housing market on the rebound, people may be attracted to a career as a real estate agent. Rookie agents can be prone to mistakes, which is why E&O insurance is important for these professionals. The following are some of the most common errors made by inexperienced agents: ...


Confidence and Optimism Win the Day: Chinowth & Cohen REALTORS®

Sheryl Chinowth and Lee Cohen are partners in the truest sense—both in business and in married life—and it comes as no surprise that their family mentality and positive attitudes have vaulted their independent real estate company, established just 10 years ago, into one of the largest and most productive in ...


Great Spaces: Beauty on the Outskirts of Monaco

If Great Spaces published a Top 10 list, this breathtaking estate on the outskirts of Monaco would surely make the cut. ...


Is Kickstarter or Crowdfunding Money Taxable Income?

Small businesses may be very successful raising funds through Kickstarter, but those who receive those funds shouldn't forget the potential tax implications of crowdfunding. ...


Beth DiLoreto and Darcy Sledge Named Women of FIRE

Beth DiLoreto, Regional Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties and Darcy Sledge, a sales executive in the Westport office were recently named one of Commercial Record’s Women of FIRE. ...


Mortgage Returns Introduces New Prospect Manager Product

Returns, a provider of TRUE CRM technology and automated marketing solutions for the mortgage industry, has announced an addition to its CRM called Prospect Manager, which provides mortgage originators with an end-to-end solution to manage prospective borrowers throughout the entire loan process. ...


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