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Todays Real Estate News Archive


NAR Video Spotlight, Part 2: A Pathway to Professional Conduct

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a 3-part video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that aims to refresh and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. ...


4 ‘Aha’ Truths for a Changing Corporate Landscape

Technology is moving much faster than many of our institutions – while it continues to change the way people interact with businesses, many corporate leaders are still operating as if it didn’t exist, says thought leader Mitchell Levy. ...


Steer Clients Away from Urban Real Estate Myths

Spanning the years of my experiences with sellers and buyers I have heard common misconceptions that are repeated in every sector of the country. These statements of “fact” are understandable but do not hold true. I do understand why they are ...


New-Home Sales Rise 2.1 Percent in May

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose for a third consecutive month in May, posting a 2.1 percent gain to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 476,000 units, according to data recently released by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the fastest sales pace recorded since July of ...


How to Run Your Business Better: Take a Vacation

Small-business owners work themselves to the bone in the belief that this lack of rest will result in higher sales, more customers and better profits, says David Washington, managing partner of Washington & Co., a Raleigh, N.C., consulting and training firm. ...


Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® Debuts Point2 Real Estate Portal

The Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® (GEPAR) has partnered with Point2, a leading provider of software and services for real estate professionals, to develop a public-facing real estate listings portal focused on the greater El Paso area. The new website, ElPasoTX.com, provides consumers with information about local ...


Florida’s Housing Market Continues Momentum in May 2013

Florida’s housing market continued its upswing in May, with higher closed sales, more pending sales, rising median prices, more new listings and a lower inventory of homes for sale, according to the latest housing data released by Florida REALTORS®. ...


Eye on the Recovery: Rebound Report Shows All Top 100 Markets Improve, Positive Equity Returning

In the latest round of positive housing news this week, Homes.com is reporting gains for single-family properties in all top 100 markets for the first time, improving from 96 and 91 markets in the two previous reporting periods. This, ...


5 Key Leverage Points to Increase Real Estate

As a real estate professional, finding key leverage points within your business is important to effecting positive change. As the industry continues to evolve, so must our skills and sales strategy. ...


Real Estate Best Practice: Policies and Procedures for Handling Multiple Offers

The residential real estate markets of 2013 are churning a lot of emotions for home buyers and sellers alike. Whether a buyer loses a house in a multiple offer situation or a seller loses the highest or best offer due to a buyer withdrawing, the emotional fury is unpleasant and ...


A Results-Driven Relationship: How Citibank’s Premier Lending Desk Expands Business for Real Estate Firms

Today’s real estate agents have a lot on their plates. Sure, the market is recovering, but recovery has brought with it a whole new set of challenges, from developing new revenue streams to battling inventory shortfall. Unfortunately, in the midst of ...


Tales from Downturn Abbey: How the Slump Turned Out to Be the Best Thing that Could Have Happened for a Determined Colorado Company

It could have been a disaster. ...


Diggin’ In: Tropicals Take Your Back Yard to Another Latitude

(MCT)—Staying home this summer but wishing you were lounging on a tropical island? ...


Fast Tracking to a Second Office and Expansion Using realtor.com® Connection for Co-brokerage

New agents building their practice may spend every weekend sitting open houses. Likely, they are dialing up everyone they know and they might even go door to door to acquire new prospects. These are honorable and productive business techniques. Once an agent starts building their career, however, they get busy ...


Realogy Appoints Two New Independent Members to Its Board of Directors

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, recently announced the appointments of Jessica M. Bibliowicz and Fiona P. Dias to its Board of Directors. ...


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