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Todays Real Estate News Archive


NAR’s Broker Tip of the Month: Gain an Edge with NAR’s Commercial Connections Podcasts

In the fast paced world of commercial real estate it is necessary to stay educated and informed. ...


NAR Video Spotlight: REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that aims to refresh and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series the third week of each month in RISMedia’s Daily Real Estate Advisor. ...


Power Broker Survey Deadline Extended to 2/24

There is still time to be among the hundreds of U.S. brokerage firms that have already responded to RISMedia’s 26th Annual Power Broker Survey. RISMedia announced this morning that today's original survey deadline has been extended until Monday, February 24. If you ...


American Home Shield “Kidstructions” Video Contest Underway

Do you know some kids that are full of imaginative insights and love to get in front of a video camera? If so, you have a good chance to win some great prizes from American Home Shield®. AHS knows how complicated it can be to describe how household systems and ...


Doing vs. Dazzling

There aren’t enough hours in the day and very few of us have stunt doubles, but there are several things you can do for your clients that require just a bit more time and effort—niceties that make the difference between doing your job and dazzling your clients. Naturally, it’s easier ...


Home Values Expected to Rise through 2018

A majority of more than 100 forecasters says they expect large-scale investors to sell off the bulk of homes in their portfolios in the next three to five years, boosting inventory and potentially contributing to a smoother market ahead, according to the ...


Helping Agents and Brokers Champion Social Media

With the launch of a new social media platform, Homes.com, a leading online real estate destination, continues to provide tools and resources to make it easier for real estate professionals to market their brands, the company has announced. The innovative Homes.com Social marketing package offers solutions that help real estate ...


New President Moves Up at Large Broker Title Co.

Edina Realty Home Services announced that Brad Fisher has been named the new president of Edina Realty Title. He succeeds Greg Mason, who was recently made the president and CEO of Edina Realty Home Services. ...


St. Louis Communities Ideal for First-Time Buyers

Prudential Alliance, REALTORS® reports that a unique combination of local real estate market conditions and top-flight school districts in St. Louis communities Ballwin and Chesterfield make the area ideal for first-time home buyers and their families. ...


Portland Agent Surpasses $100M Marker in Annual Sales Volume for 2013

RE/MAX of New England recently announced that David Banks, broker/owner of RE/MAX By The Bay, set a statewide annual sales record in Maine of $109,114,919 in 2013. David is the first individual user of the Maine Real Estate Information System (MREIS) to surpass $100 million in annual sales since record-keeping ...


Real Estate Company Unveiled as Most Recognized Brand in Industry

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the world's largest real estate sales organizations, commissioned an independent real estate brand survey that found CENTURY 21® to be the most recognized brand name in real estate. According to the 2013 Ad Tracking Study conducted by Millward Brown, ...


For Your Clients: Tips for Boomerang Homebuyers

(MCT)—Folks in the housing biz love people who want to buy homes. And these days, many real estate and mortgage brokers feel especially fond of so-called rebound or boomerang buyers — people who lost a home to foreclosure, but are now ready ...


Home Protection Plans: More Value, More Security

It happens more than you’d think. A deal is in the process of being finalized when something goes wrong in the home. Maybe it’s a problem with the plumbing or electrical system, or maybe it’s a dreaded furnace replacement. An unfortunate issue like this could bring tension and further negotiation ...


Jobs in Home Building and Remodeling

Home building is an industry dominated by small businesses around the nation. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveal the many job categories within the industry and their relative concentrations. ...


What to Consider when Upgrading your Technology

(BPT)—The holidays are over and if you're left looking at a fruit cake and a room full of white elephant gifts, you're probably thinking it is time to find the perfect present for yourself. ...


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