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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters California’s Palo Alto Market

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC recently announced that Dreyfus Properties in Palo Alto, Calif., is the newest member of its luxury real estate network and will operate as Dreyfus Sotheby's International Realty. ...


Houlihan Lawrence Expands into Connecticut with Opening of Greenwich Office

Houlihan Lawrence, the leading real estate brokerage in New York’s Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, has opened its first Connecticut office in Greenwich with 17 of the community’s top-producing agents. Previously affiliated with each of the top four brokerage offices in Greenwich, the agents comprising the new Houlihan Lawrence team ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Welcomes Virginia Beach Brokerage to Franchise Network

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate recently announced it has expanded its franchise presence in Virginia with the addition of Native American Group Realty. Under the continued leadership of broker and owner Susan Jenkins, the brokerage will now do business as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Native American Group, ...


Divorce and Home Values: Till Equity Do Us Part

(MCT)—Forget the whole “till death do us part” thing. ...


Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 1.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 30, 2013. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signs Nine More Affiliates

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced the signing of nine more brokerage companies for the network. ...


Great Spaces: Grecian Island Waterfront Estate

This 6,566-square-foot seafront estate, with scenic views of the blue-green waters, is located on the island of Crete in Greece. Set in a spot full of natural beauty and sparse residential development, this estate will truly make you feel like you’re ...


Real Estate Q&A: Bank Might Offer 2nd Loan Modification

(MCT)—Question: A few years ago, our mortgage lender approved a loan modification after we had fallen behind due to a job loss. Recently, we had another issue and had to stop payments again. Now we are in foreclosure. Is there ...


Leverage Emotion with Video in Action

Real estate professionals know that buying or selling a home can be a life changing, highly emotional experience. However, there’s a way to leverage that emotion: video. When you add video to your online listing, you have created a powerful real ...


Knowledge ISN’T Power: How to Stop Gathering Info, Weighing the Evidence, Chasing New Ideas…and Just Execute Already

You know that Big Important Thing you want (and maybe desperately need) to do? Maybe it’s changing careers, or writing a book, or saving for retirement, or finally building the dream home you’ve talked about for years. Ever wondered why you can’t seem to just get it done? Your excuse ...


How to Reduce the Biggest Expense of Your Life: Taxes

Financial Engineer Discusses Ways to Troubleshoot Unnecessary Financial Burdens ...


Do You Need a Business Credit Card?

Do you need a business credit card? If you're a small business owner, having a credit card that's separate from your personal credit card can pay off in many ways. ...


Six Personality Types That Can Sabotage Your Company’s Best Thinking

Craig never shuts up. Ever. Diane openly worries that every new strategy idea is going to bring the company crumbling to the ground. Kevin picks apart every suggestion until everyone is weary of discussing it and there’s no actionable element left. As for Terri, well, she’s never heard an original ...


Marketing Strategies: Are You Proactive Enough?

What does it mean to be proactive? Does it mean not procrastinating? Does it mean "getting on the ball?" If you answered yes, you're right but there's a lot more to it. ...


Great Customer Service: Techniques that Make You Unforgettable

As part of its ongoing Beta Brokerage project, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate invites you to join its next Beta Broker Hangout on Google+. ...


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