Welcome!




Expand Your Education with These Courses from
Customer Relationship Building: Skills for Sales Success: Part Seven.
Accredited Buyer's Representative.
Bundle 1: CIPS Core Courses (Non-US Version).
Bundle 2: CIPS Elective Courses (US Version).
Bundle 3: CIPS Institute (US Version).

Todays Real Estate News Archive


DIY Home Repair Ideas That Will Make Your Home Worth More

If you’ll be putting your home on the market this year, doing some home improvement projects first can boost its value. When your budget only allows for a limited amount of money on these projects, there are still plenty of things you can ...


Great Spaces: Enchanting Private Country Retreat

Ever wonder where the rich and famous go to unwind? Enter 2620 Benedict Canyon Drive in Beverly Hills, an enchanting and extremely private country retreat, currently listed for $6,795,000. ...


Engel & Volkers Buckhead Atlanta Closed 200+ New Construction Units in 2014

“If you look at our sales results for 2014 as a warm-up, 2015 is going to be a great year,” says Shirley Gary, License Partner/Broker of Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta. “In 2014, we closed 219 new homes, at an average sales price of $394,755.00.” ...


Email vs. Text Message: The Battle for Marketing Supremacy

Ever since the Blackberry first captured our hearts and eyes, those of us old enough to remember the scroll wheel on the side have been glued to these handheld computers we call smartphones. Like addicts—scrolling, waiting, checking—we jump at the opportunity to receive ...


Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Boost News Corp’s Second Quarter Revenue

News Corporation recently reported financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2014. ...


Builders Remain Confident in the 55+ Housing Market

NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) shows that builders continue to feel positive about the market. The sentiment indices were higher year-over-year for all segments of the 55+market—single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily rental. The single-family index increased six points from the fourth quarter of 2013, to 54—the highest fourth-quarter reading ...


Living Smart: Do I Need to Cut Down That Tree?

(TNS)--Just like people and pets — trees get sick. ...


Engel & Völkers Adds Canada to Worldwide Operations

Engel & Völkers North America has announced its entry into the Canadian real estate market with the opening of four new premium brokerages in Victoria, Calgary, Toronto and York Region in Ontario extending the global firm’s reach to 39 countries worldwide. ...


University President Named to RE/MAX Board of Directors

Christine M. Riordan, the president-elect of Adelphi University, has accepted a position on the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors, the company has announced. Dr. Riordan has more than 20 years of experience in providing strategic and operational leadership to academic, government, profit and nonprofit organizations. Effective immediately, Dr. Riordan ...


Staying Motivated and Disciplined

Read the following interview to learn one real estate prop's top methods for getting listings, turning leads into business, and striving for competition differentiation. ...


5 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

(TNS)—You’ve decided to go for it. Buying a home can be thrilling and nerve-wracking at the same time, especially for a first-time homebuyer. It’s difficult to know exactly what to expect. The learning curve can be steep, but most of the issues can ...


5 Tips to Success for New Agents

The Association of Real Estate License Law Officials estimates that there are nearly 2 million active real estate licensees in the United States, and with new agents hitting the market every day, competition can be fierce. ...


One in Four U.S. Foreclosures Are ‘Zombies’ Vacated by Homeowner

RealtyTrac® recently released its Q1 2015 Zombie Foreclosure Report, which found that as of the end of January 2015, 142,462 homes actively in the foreclosure process had been vacated by the homeowners prior to the bank repossessing the property, representing 25 percent of ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: Risk Management—Avoiding Exposure to Lawsuits and Other Dangers

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of REALTORS®. Watch for this column each month, where we address broker issues, concerns and milestones. ...


5 Tax-Saving Strategies to Help This Tax Season


Millions of Americans face a challenge in meeting their budgets every month—not just financially, but also in their time budgets, says investment advisor Reid Abedeen. ...


Our Latest News >>