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Todays Real Estate News Archive


3 Spring Tips to Boost Curb Appeal

Curb appeal can be the most important aspect when trying to attract buyers. As temperatures rise and spring begins to waltz in, take advantage of the warmth and set yourself and your family to work in the yard to improve your home's curb appeal. Some ideas: ...


Cartus Named to Training Magazine’s ‘Top 125′ List for 14th Consecutive Year

For the 14th consecutive year, Cartus Corporation has been ranked as one of the Top 125 companies for organizational development and training by Training Magazine. ...


Survey Shows Mortgage Rates Moving Higher on Strong Jobs Report

Mortgage rates are moving higher amid a strong jobs report, bringing rates back to where they were at the start of 2015, according to the recently released results of Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Results showed that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has averaged below 4 percent since the week ...


Success, from the Outside In: What Makes Coaching a Game-Changer for Real Estate Agents

Whether you’re a top athlete, a Fortune 500 company, or working through a personal matter, everyone can use the honesty and clarity of an outside expert to gain understanding. This is especially true in the unpredictable, constantly changing real estate business, which is ...


Court Lifts Zillow Group’s Restraining Order, Trulia Will Lose ListHub Data April 7

A judge ruled Thursday to lift a temporary restraining order against ListHub, and set the end date of the syndication agreement between the Move, Inc.-owned listing syndicator and Trulia for April 7. ...


Social Media Survey: Beyond Facebook – Building Business with Social Media

There's no question that social media opens up a world of business opportunities for real estate professionals. But with so many different sites, apps and networks available, it's almost impossible to have a presence on all of them. ...


RISMedia’s Next Agent Webinar: Secrets of Systematized Success

In real estate, the difference between failure and success is consistency. Join us and moderator Verl Workman in our next installment of RISMedia's Agent Webinar Series, The Secrets of Systematized Success, where we'll discuss the nuts and bolts of the methods two leading ...


Attract Millennial Homebuyers with Your City’s Unique Features

Millennials are looking to buy real estate in full force. Born between 1981 and 2000, this young group now comprises the largest group of buyers at 32 percent of recent homebuyers, according to NAR. They are flocking to urban areas, specifically cities ...


New Measures Should Ease Access to Credit

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has long been advocating for measures to reduce the cost of credit to consumers and increase the number of first-time homebuyers. In the past two months, the Administration has announced new policy ...


Great Spaces: Home Heaven in Hell’s Kitchen

A newly finished 25-story luxury condominium is changing lux living in Hell’s Kitchen. Fifty Third and Eighth, located at (you guessed it) West 53rd Street, has 252 sleek one-, two- and three-bedroom residences currently looking for their forever owners. Nestled ...


Selling or Staying: Home Renovation Projects Require Careful Attention


Investing in home improvement projects can have a huge return—whether to create a more enjoyable living space or to put the home on the market. ...


Report: Minor Home Improvements Offer Best Return

A recent release put out by the Appraisal Institute advises homeowners to choose upgrades instead of major remodeling projects to see the greatest potential return on investment. ...


RealtyTrac Launches Free Real Estate App for Android

RealtyTrac® recently announced the launch of a new mobile app for Android, which puts the power of RealtyTrac’s data on 130 million properties into home buyers’ and investors’ hands when they need it most—while they are out looking for homes. Users can view detailed and pertinent real estate information for ...


CB New Homes Expands Reach into Pennsylvania

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has expanded its reach into Central Pennsylvania. David Schoner is Vice-President of CB New Homes, the new home sales and marketing division of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Northeast. He commented on the firm’s growth and expansion in the Keystone State. ...


Survey: Technology of Tomorrow Helps Many Smart Homes Sell Faster Today

As smart home technology plays a larger role in real estate, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently released a survey uncovering what smart features home buyers are looking for when purchasing a ...


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