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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Great Spaces: A ‘Legend’ of a Home

Singer-songwriter-actor John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, have listed their home in Hollywood Hills for $1.995 million. ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate up from 19-Month Low; Current Rate is 3.73%, According to Zillow Mortgage Rate Ticker

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgages as of Dec. 23rd is currently 3.73 percent, up seven basis points from this time the previous week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose early in the week, then hovered around 3.73 for the remainder of the week. ...


What Business Are We In?

I’ve had the good fortune of spending business development time with Tony Robbins. Although he’s known as a personal development guru, he’s created some fantastic programs for business owners as well. A couple of years ago, I spent two weeks at his “University” ...


Enhanced Online Marketing Keeps Pace with New Branding

In the following interview, Candace Adams, President of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, lets us in on the tools she uses to bolster her company's online presence. ...


Housing Market Continues to Heal Due to Better Fundamentals

The U.S. housing market continues to stabilize, with 70 of the markets tracked now showing positive momentum, according to Freddie Mac's recently released, newly updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®). ...


Existing Sales Trend Up for First-Time Buyers

Although existing home sales decreased in November, the share of sales for first-time buyers increased to the highest level since October 2012. Existing home sales decreased 6.1 percent in November, but were 2.1 percent above the same period a year ago. The ...


Tips to Balance Your Work and Your Life

(TNS)—Do you get a little snarky when someone mentions work/life balance? No surprise if you do. ...


Getting Started: New Down-Payment Considerations for First-Time Buyers

(TNS)—First-time homebuyers now have more options when it comes to getting a mortgage with a low down payment. The only question is how many of those buyers—who tend to be young, often in their early 30s—will actually benefit from the loans. ...


Cyber-Security Expert Offers 10 Tips to Safeguard Your Information

We’ve all lost our identity at least three times, with more than 930 million records breached, lost or stolen to hackers and cyber criminals, says consumer advocacy non-profit Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. ...


Ask the Expert: Will Homebuyers Be Ready to Act in 2015?

Today's “Ask the Expert” Column features Kathy Cummings, Homebuying Coach with Bank of America Home Loans. ...


Flea Jumps in Los Feliz

(TNS)—Michael Balzary, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist better known by his stage name Flea, has paid $2.47 million for a two-story home in LA’s Los Feliz neighborhood. ...


Red Turns up the Heat on Home Decor

(TNS)—I just love how the color red brightens up my house during the holidays. This is more than a festive look for winter. Designers across the country are embracing red for home decor throughout the year. From wall color to accessories, the color ...


Business Planning—Getting It Done

Being in real estate essentially means you're running your own business. Even with the support of a national brand, it is ultimately you who will determine the success of your business. That’s why it’s important to define your goals for the growth of ...


Going Above and Beyond for Today’s Clients

From day one, Diana Miles, a REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Towne Realty in Montgomery, Ala., has been a huge proponent of American Home Shield (AHS®). With more than a decade of experience under her belt, Miles serves the Tri-County Area—Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore Counties—working closely with buyers and sellers to ...


Taking Risks to Make a Name

From staying productive to taking risks, Chris Barnett, Principal Broker/CEO of Realty Executives Southern Oregon in Grants Pass, Ore. lets us in on his top secrets for success in the following interview. ...


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