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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Home Prices Up 0.6 Percent in August; Signs of Subsiding Growth Momentum

The latest FNC Residential Price Index™ (RPI) shows continued growth of home prices in August as the U.S. housing recovery remains well underway. The index moved 0.6 percent higher from the previous the month, making August the 18th consecutive month of rising home prices. According to the FNC RPI, August ...


Featured Listing: Home with a Lake View in Illinois

Today's Featured Listing is priced at $1,490,000 and offered by RISMedia's RREIN member, REMAX Suburban. ...


Hot Property: Home Sale Brings Pain and Gain to Mark Wahlberg

(MCT)--Mark Wahlberg has sold his home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $12.995 million — $1 million less than the actor-producer was asking when he listed it two years ago. ...


Your Place: Wet Summer’s Harvest of Mold and Mildew

(MCT)—Above-normal rainfall since early June has yielded a bumper crop of mold and mildew issues, homeowners and professionals tell me. But one of the worst reports comes from Richard A. Heath, worshipful master of the Palestine-Roxborough Masonic Temple in Philadelphia. ...


Realogy to Release Third Quarter Financial Results on November 4

Realogy Holdings Corp.will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 on Monday, November 4, 2013 prior to the company's webcast scheduled for 8:30 a.m. (EST) on the same day. ...


ERA Real Estate/HGTV Survey Reveals Appetite for Out of Market Moves

ERA Real Estate, an international real estate franchisor, and HGTV.com, the leading home and garden website, recently tapped HGTV enthusiasts for their attitudes toward relocation and found 1 in 3 Americans would consider moving to another state in the next one to two years. The main motivators for such a ...


Real Estate Recovery Yields New Playing Field of Opportunities

“There’s no doubt that we’re in the midst of a market recovery, and it feels good to have the wind at our backs,” explained Richard W. “Rick” Davidson, president and CEO of CENTURY 21 Real Estate, during RISMedia’s 2013 Real Estate CEO ...


Benefits of Real Estate Investment vs. Stocks and Bonds

As the economic recovery continues to build, Americans are again able to consume and invest; and with recent reports from the U.S. Census Bureau noting 34 percent of ...


5 Reasons Investing in Outdoor Space Pays Off

Increasingly, homeowners around the nation are investing in their outdoor living space. In fact, the majority of homeowners surveyed by American Express revealed that they have plans to engage in some sort of home improvement project in the next year. The outdoor living and landscape sector has grown into a ...


Lots for New Homes Largest in New England

According to data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), the median size of lots on single-family homes started in 2012 was three quarters of an acre in the New England Census Division (Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, ...


Finding a Builder for Your New Home: Hire a Professional

Contracting the right builder is a critical first step in the construction process of your dream home. ...


The Home Economist: Learn Early, Make More Money?

(MCT)—Miami Shores, Fla., tech consultant Rudo Boothe, age 33, attributes his professional success — anyone’s professional success, actually — to having learned to read and perform basic math at age 4. So now with his own 19-month-old daughter, he makes sure ...


ERA Real Estate Unveils Consolidated Suite of Marketing Resources

ERA Real Estate, an innovative leader in real estate franchising, recently announced the official launch of a newly branded suite of marketing resources, “ERA® Mktg 4.0,” a collection of tools, programs and systems located in one online location to save time and increase productivity for its community of sales associates. ...


RE/MAX Expands in Asia with Entry to Japan

RE/MAX, LLC has sold the master franchise rights for the country of Japan, the world’s third-largest economy. This addition increases the significant RE/MAX presence in Asia, further solidifying the largest global reach of all U.S. real estate franchises. ...


The Government Shutdown and Its Play on Housing

The government shutdown is causing a flurry of anxiety throughout the nation, and worry is accumulating throughout the housing industry. Despite a small fall cool down due to rising interest rates, the rebound was still moving forward with momentum, and industry ...


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