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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Targeting Consumers, Serving REALTORS®

With the word ‘REALTOR®’ embedded in its DNA, realtor.com® was clearly born and bred in the real estate industry, for the real estate industry. And to that end, as the real estate business has evolved, so has realtor.com®. By balancing the changing ...


Great Spaces: The “Scarface” Mansion

Say hello to my little friend! Actually, it’s not that little—it’s a behemoth. It’s hard to talk about Al Pacino’s Cuban refugee Tony Montana without dropping many colorful, yet inappropriate, expletives, but we would be remiss if we didn’t mention that this ...


Bringing Quality and Value to Real Estate Transactions

For Mollie Hancock, a REALTOR® with Ebby Halliday, REALTORS® in the Dallas metroplex, providing first-class service to clients begins with having the right partners by her side. Having entered the business in 1998, one of the first relationships Hancock struck up was with American Home Shield® (AHS) account executive Mary ...


While Emailing, Make it Snappy

(MCT)—When it comes to email, Ben Carpenter wishes more people would follow Shakespeare’s advice that brevity is the soul of wit. Carpenter, an author with a long career in finance, doesn’t see much of it — brevity, that is — these days. ...


Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Honors Nation’s Veterans

For the third year in a row, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty is raising money in support of “Wreaths Across America,” a national campaign designed to remember and honor fallen veterans. ...


Move, Inc. Hires Jonathan Smoke as Realtor.com®’s First Chief Economist

Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), the leader in providing consumers the most accurate U.S. residential listings online*, has selected housing trends expert Jonathan P. Smoke as the first chief economist for realtor.com®, the official site of the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Bat 1,000 with Heavy Hitters at RISMedia’s CEO Exchange

With the housing market recovery well under way, real estate professionals across the country are starting to once again knock sales out of the park. National housing trends indicate rising home values and pent-up demand, so both agents and homeowners are primed ...


Pending Home Sales Surge in May

Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four regions of the country saw increases in pending sales, with the Northeast and West experiencing the ...


Broker Training Series, ‘One Byte at a Time,’ Puts Focus on RISMedia Content

Editor’s Note: This is part three of a four-part series highlighting video training sessions and creative-use ideas, created by San Diego-based Century 21 Award for their agents in using RISMedia’s Content Solutions and specifically, RISMedia’s RREIN platform. ...


Hot Property: Singer Chris Brown Left his Mark in Home, Moves on

(MCT)--Chris Brown, the singer whose Hollywood Hills house once drew the ire of neighbors for its graffiti-like artwork, has sold his hillside residence for $1.69 million. ...


Many Factors Impact Retirement-Savings Risk Decisions

(MCT)—A basic tenet of retirement planning instructs investors to tilt their sails to more conservative shores as their retirement beachhead nears. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties Pulls Top Rank

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties, formerly Prudential Select Properties, was one of 50 top companies honored from within the Prudential Real Estate network to attend the Gibraltar Conference June 8-10in Punta Mia, Mexico. Select Properties was selected to participate in the conference after achieving a network ranking of 26 based ...


Real Living Lifestyles and Jenn Blake Real Estate Group Partner to Support the Scripps Ranch Community

Real Living Lifestyles is partnering with Jenn Blake Real Estate Group to sponsor the 37th Annual Old Pro's 4th of July Run & Ride event in Scripps Ranch. Since 1997 the 10K race has been dedicated to the memory of Ron McElliott (who just so happens to be Jenn Blake's ...


Family and Home – What’s Next?

The rapid adoption of technology, our changing economy and ever-evolving family dynamics mean that the family and home of today may not be the family and home of tomorrow. With an eye on the changing dynamics of our culture, we are ...


5 Things a Real Estate Lawyer Can Do

If you're looking to buy or sell a home or other property, you're probably already talking to a real estate broker and a mortgage lender. But what about a real estate lawyer? ...


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