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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Launches Jersey Shore Rental Property Site

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently launched a New Jersey Shore rental website, allowing users to search and reserve approximately 2,000 rental properties, all in one place. Users can search by community, street, type of property and preferred dates. ...


Ask the Expert: What are the Biggest Social Media Trends for Real Estate in 2015?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Erica Campbell Byrum, Director of Social Media for Homes.com and For Rent Media Solutions. ...


Webinar: Finish the Year Strong, Start the New Year Even Stronger

RISMedia will be hosting the second webinar in its Power Broker Webinar Series, sponsored by Bank of America Home Loans, “Finish the Year Strong, Start the New Year Even Stronger,” this coming Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 3-4 p.m. EDT. ...


Your Home: Furnace Maintenance Tips

Furnaces are often uncomplicated and relatively easy to keep up. The purpose of systematic maintenance is effective operation.  Whatever kind of furnace that is heating the house, there are several steps to take to preserve the heating in prime operating condition. ...


Buying after a Short Sale? The Wait Just Got Longer

(TNS)—Q: We completed a short sale about two years ago. We have been renting and saving our money to buy a new home after the two-year waiting period imposed by Fannie Mae. When we applied for our new loan, we were told that now we have to wait another two ...


Can Bad Financial Habits Be Unlearned?

(TNS)—Some readers of last week’s column recognized themselves in my description of a “NOHO:” someone not cut out to be a homeowner. NOHOs live paycheck to paycheck, price substantial purchases in terms of the monthly financing charge and typically have no reserve for ...


How to Talk to a Financial Advisor: 8 Communication Tips for Successful Negotiations

Sure, you might have a basic understanding of the investing world: Stocks go up, good! Stocks go down, bad! But that’s about the extent of it. The result is that you feel uncomfortable asking your financial advisor certain questions, and, sometimes, you don’t even know what to ask. The result ...


3 Steps to Go from Good to Great in Real Estate

It’s the proverbial question that crosses every business leader’s mind, “How do we take our business to the next level?” Best-selling author and Stanford business professor, Jim Collins, set out to discover just that when he wrote his book, “Good to ...


Preparing for the Future: Sweepstakes Winners Get Jump Start on New Year with Business and Style Makeover

As 2014 begins to wind down, real estate professionals across the board are taking a good hard look at the past 12 months—celebrating their successes and thinking outside the box to strategically position themselves ahead of the competition moving forward. While it’s never too early to start planning for the ...


Less Rigid Mortgage Guidelines Take Effect

Years after the housing market crash, one thing is certain: it’s incredibly difficult to qualify for a mortgage, and that fact is significantly holding back the housing market recovery. Thankfully, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took notice and, just this week, instituted new lending guidelines that will make ...


Succeeding in a Less-Structured Work Environment

(TNS)—Q: I’ve taken a job in a new department at my company, and it’s been a hard transition. I’m a very structured person, and my new group doesn’t have set processes or ways of doing things (which I think ...


Luxury Portfolio International® Unveils Enhanced Website

Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury marketing program of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, has introduced a new version of its website, www.LuxuryPortfolio.com. Originally launched in 2005, the site is the cornerstone of Luxury Portfolio’s comprehensive marketing program, annually promoting over 25,000 homes represented by the independent ...


CRS Data Partners with Palm Beach Board of REALTORS®

The Palm Beach Board of REALTORS® has chosen CRS Data as its property tax data supplier, the company reports. As a leading provider of public record information for real estate, banker and financial professionals in the U.S., CRS Data is proud to have the opportunity to offer the board’s 960 ...


Driving Business, Capturing Marketshare

From newly implemented systems to top tech tools, in the following interview, real estate ace Ron Mintz shares insight into driving business and capturing marketshare. ...


Move Files Suit against Former VP Curt Beardsley for Breach of Contract, Other Violations

The online real estate news site Realuoso reported Wednesday that Move, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Curt Beardsley, its former VP of Product Marketing, for breach of contract and other corporations code violations, including an allegation of illegally selling his stock. ...


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