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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Best Practices for Using Social Media in Your Business

Being a successful real estate professional means knowing how to navigate social media. It’s almost impossible to network (especially to Millennials!) without Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. And when used effectively, they can be cost-effective tools that help target new clients. ...


Living Smart: Mulch Madness and Basic Buying Tips

(TNS)—Nothing signals the return of spring like a smelly pile of mulch. Aside from its questionable stench, mulch plays an essential role in landscaping, from boosting curb appeal to retaining moisture and suffocating weeds. But before you hire a landscaper or get out ...


Firm Recognizes Century 21 Affiliated as Top Company Worldwide

Century 21 Affiliated recently announced that it is the No.1 company worldwide in the Century 21® System in 2014 in both residential (based on units sold) and commercial real estate (based on sales production). The company was honored at the Century 21 Global Conference in Washington, DC last month. Century ...


Engel & Volkers Announces Three-Year Sponsorship of Special Olympics

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, has announced that it will be the first cause marketing sponsor for the Special Olympics #PlayUnified campaign. The campaign plans to inspire and mobilize youth around the world to connect with people with intellectual disabilities and create more inclusive communities, leading ...


FNC Index: Home Prices Down 0.3% in January

The latest FNC Residential Price Index™ (RPI) shows the nation’s housing market started the year with a small decline in average home prices. Based on recorded sales of non-distressed properties (existing and new homes) in the 100 largest metropolitan areas, the index fell 0.3% in January but continued to rise ...


Strong Dollar, Continued Investment from Abroad Help Facilitate Overseas Buyers

Seven years on from the Wall Street financial crisis of 2008, when the U.S. economy began to sink into recession, economic recovery has shifted into higher gear. For example, according to Reuters, Q3 2014 saw the economy grow at a 5 percent clip ...


With Quick-Drying REO Market, Time Is of the Essence

Brokers around the nation are seeing different trends in the real estate-owned market, but whether there is a full pipeline of properties being unloaded in your territory or the supply has just about fried, one thing is consistent—there isn’t a lot of time ...


Company Spotlight: Top-Notch Reports with a Competitive Advantage

To be successful in an industry that never stops moving, real estate professionals must be pros at time management. Whether connecting with past clients, scheduling and conducting listing presentations, or following up with new leads, an agent’s to-do list is never-ending. However, with the right tools and tech, real estate ...


How Changing Habits Can Change Your Happiness

Our habits, says Gretchen Rubin, are our destiny. Which isn’t to say they’re predetermined. ...


Century 21 Beggins Enterprises Earns Technology Award

Century 21 Beggins Enterprises recently announced that it has earned the coveted 2014 Century 21® Company Technology Award. The award is presented to one company in the Century 21 System that is intensely focused on technology in support of the success and growth of their business. ...


Halstead Property’s Matthew Leone Promoted to Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing

Top real estate firm Halstead Property has announced that Matthew J. Leone has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing for Terra Holdings, Halstead’s parent company. In his new role, he will work closely with Gerald Makowski, Executive Director of Marketing and James G. Cahill, Information and Technology Officer ...


Engel & Völkers Hosts Annual North America E&V Exchange Event

Engel & Völkers recently hosted its annual Engel & Völkers’ Exchange event, which brought together Engel & Völkers real estate advisors from shops throughout the firm’s vast North American network. The event, hosted at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. from March 9-11, offered informative ...


Teaneck Brokers Awarded Top Sales Awards

Broker/Owner, Mercedes Peralta and Broker/Manger Jorge Ledesma of RE/MAX Quality Homes in Teaneck were recently awarded the Circle of Excellence Sales Award by the New Jersey Association of REALTORS. Their individual sales production far exceeded that of the requirements to qualify for the Circle of Excellence Award, Bronze Level, whose ...


Stand Out Online with .REALTOR

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8 Ways to Locate a Stellar Agent from Egypt Sherrod

For buyers (and sellers!) looking to enter the real estate market, locating the right agent to find their dream home may be a daunting task. Buyers want to find someone with an expertise in their desired area, who will communicate efficiently and have ...


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