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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Protecting Your Nest Egg as You Age

People pondering their retirement years often conjure images of spending more time on a favorite pastime or traveling around the country or the world. ...


Consumers: Learn Your Rights during National Consumer Protection Week

It's important to focus on financial protection, and with National Consumer Protection Week being observed fromMarch 1-7, and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) isparticipating by connecting consumers to key resources. ...


ForRent.com® Partners with Rentler® for Increased High-Quality Listings

ForRent.com®, a leading apartment search destination, has recently announced its partnership with Internet Listing Service (ILS), Rentler®, an online platform that makes it easy to access and use tools to create listings and also allows users to search for apartments. ...


Disruption Unavoidable in Real Estate

It’s not just Uber. If you are engaged in a consumer-driven industry, then disruption is part of your world —and that includes the real estate industry. ...


Strong Job Growth Foreshadows Solid Full-Year Economic Growth

The economy is poised for a pickup in growth in 2015 amid a strengthening employment sector, rising income growth, and declining commodity prices, according to Fannie Mae’s (FNMA/OTC) Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group. ...


San Francisco County’s Peak-Level Price Gains Fall Into Negative Territory

Clear Capital recently released its Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report with data through February 2015. Using a broad array of public and proprietary data sources, the HDI Market Report publishes the most granular home data and analysis earlier than nearly any other index provider in the industry. ...


Self Marketing A FSBO With Video? Check These ‘Insider’ Tips

Every good film maker from Chaplain to Tarantino started off with a single camera - and look what happened. ...


Engel & Völkers Opens New Shop in Concord

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, recently announced the opening of its new Concord shop, extending the firm’s comprehensive global services to real estate buyers and sellers of the illustrious area. The opening comes with the union between the storied international brokerage and Mendosa-Balboni Fine Properties, an ...


Cartus Continues Global Expansion, Opens New Service Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Cartus Corporation recently announced the opening of its new service center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Cartus, a leading provider of global relocation services, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. ...


Developers Report Strong Sentiment on Multifamily Market

The National Association of Home Builders' recently released Multifamily Production Index (MPI) held steady with a reading of 54 for the fourth quarter of 2014. This capped the third straight year of quarterly readings consistently at 50 or above. ...


Leading by Example

Focusing on staying positive and setting realistic expectations are just two of the ways you can lead your team to success. Read the following interview with DJ DellaSala,Broker/Owner with Ancient City Real Estate in St. Augustine, Fla., for top tips on making it work in any market. ...


Homeowners Can Now Change Their Home Facts, Watch Zestimate Update Immediately

In recent news, Zillow® began allowing homeowners to see an immediate change to their Zestimate® home value when they edit facts about their home on Zillow. Previously, it took as long as several weeks for the Zestimate to update. ...


Flip Flop: 2014 Rings in Lowest Share of Flipped Homes Since 2011

RealtyTrac® recently released its Q4 and Year-End 2014 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that 136,269 U.S. single family homes were flipped in 2014, 5.4 percent of all single family home sales during the year—the lowest share of flips since 2011. ...


Shooting a Great Home Tour Video with a Smartphone in 10 Easy Steps

We all want to be able to shoot a great home tour. ...


Operating a Lean, Profitable Real Estate Firm

There are many key factors to running a profitable real estate firm. In the following interview, Jim Bray, Broker/Partner with Cutler Real Estate, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® in Canton, Ohio, gives us the rundown on how he has spent the last 48 years winning ...


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