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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc. Promotes Debbie Kucharsky to Real Estate Program Underwriter

Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a leading national property and casualty insurance provider, has announced that it is expanding its Real Estate Program underwriting team by promoting Debbie Kucharsky to Program Underwriter. ...


Engel & Völkers Adds New Jersey to North American Markets

One of the world’s leading luxury real estate firms, Engel & Völkers, has announced its first New Jersey brokerage in Monmouth County, adding to its growing network as the European-based brand continues to expand in new markets throughout North America. ...


Realogy Announces Exclusive Succession Planning Program for its Franchisees

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced a succession leadership program available exclusively to Realogy's brand-affiliated business owners and their identified potential successors so they can strategically chart their own course for their company's future.  The Ascend Executive Leadership Experience is a transformational educational offering developed specifically by the Realogy ...


DocuSign & zipLogix Integration to Help Real Estate Professionals Close Deals Faster

DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) and zipLogix® recently announced a deeper partnership to empower real estate professionals to delight buyers and sellers with all digital transactions via DocuSign Transaction Rooms integrated with zipForm®. The enhanced integration brings together the value of DocuSign as the real estate industry standard for Digital Transaction Management (DTM) ...


MRIS & RealEstate Business Intelligence Announce New Executive Leadership

MRIS, an industry-leading Mid-Atlantic Multiple Listing Service (MLS) that facilitates nearly $125 million a day in residential real estate transactions, announces new executive leadership for its organization and its subsidiary, RealEstate Business Intelligence, LLC (RBI). ...


RealBiz Media and HarmonHomes.com Announce Joint Operational and Marketing Agreement

RealBiz Media Group (RBM) during the National Association of Realtors® conference in New Orleans this week announced a joint marketing agreement with leading real estate media company, Harmon Media Group (HMG), a time-tested leader in local real estate publication and online solutions for real estate agents and brokers with over ...


RealBiz Media Group, Properties Online, ezFlix Announce Joint Marketing Agreement

RealBiz Media Group announced this week a three-way joint marketing and operating agreement. RBM, a leader in automated high volume video creation, along with their sister company, ezFlix LLC, the creator of the mobile application ezFlix, and online single property website creation leader, Properties Online Inc. have agreed to integrate ...


Converting Leads from the Get-Go

With so many lead sources online, leads are coming at you fast. And, as you all know, those leads range from consumers who are ready to buy, to those who are just browsing. How you work with each can mean the difference ...


Most Popular Keywords when Listing a Property

“Beautiful apartment,” “dream home” and “spacious living room.” These are just several of the most popular terms used by U.S. real estate agents when creating a listing description. ...


Avoiding Claims against Real Estate Licensees Arising from ‘Flips’

In both up and down markets, flips of property have become a revenue-generating cottage industry for investors. In the classic flip situation, an investor will acquire a fixer upper, remodel it, and put it back on the market within three to 12 months, ...


Six Tips to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

If you’re tired of your website showing up on the third page of Google’s search results (because let’s face it—nobody clicks that far), here’s some good news. You can absolutely improve your rankings starting today. The bad news? It’s going to cost you. If you want results right now, you’re ...


Employee Wellness Programs: 5 Legal Reminders

Measuring and ensuring employee wellness is a great way to ground a holistic approach to getting the most out of your workforce. But like any employer initiative, business owners should be careful that their good intentions don't become oppressive or illegal. ...


Institutional Investor Share of U.S. Residential Sales Drops to Four-Year Low in Q3 2014, Cash Sales Also Lower

RealtyTrac®, a leading source for comprehensive housing data, recently released its Q3 2014 U.S. Institutional Investor & Cash Sales Report, which shows that sales to institutional investors—entities that purchase at least 10 properties in a calendar year—accounted for 4.3 percent of all sales of single family homes and ...


Luxury Forum Addresses Financing and Changing Landscape of Luxury Homebuyers

Recently, The RE/MAX Collection hosted its second annual Luxury Forum at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Forum gathered more than 200 luxury home specialists and addresses current issues facing the luxury market. Topics addressed range from business planning and marketing tips to financing solutions for ...


Zillow to Launch Zillow Tech Connect: Reviews

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), a leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, has announced the launch of Zillow® Tech Connect: Reviews. For the first time, brokers, agents and MLSs will be able to display individual agents’ Zillow reviews on their website through Zillow Tech Connect, the company reported this week. ...


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