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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Earn up to $350 Appraisal Rebate from Your Credit Union

NAR PULSE—Looking for the perfect loan for the perfect home? For a limited time only, you can get up to $350 Appraisal Rebate* with any residential or investment property mortgage financed through REALTORS(R) Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, closed by August 31, 2013. ...


Rising Home Values Impact Affordability in Second Quarter

Nationwide housing affordability slipped several notches as recovering markets witnessed significant firming of home prices in the second quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), released recently. In all, 69.3 percent of new and ...


What Loan Program Is Right for Your Borrower?

After the housing crash in 2008, the real estate market left risky loan programs behind and instead turned to safer ways to finance homes. Although there are fewer options, there are still many things to consider before choosing a program that’s right for your situation. Don Frommeyer, CRMS, president of ...


Hot Property: David Spade sells Malibu House

(MCT)— After several outings beachcombing for buyers, actor David Spade has said “buh-bye” to his oceanfront house in Malibu. ...


Be Prepared for Odd Interview Questions Along with the Routine

(MCT)—Enter “dumb interview questions” in a search engine, and you can spend hours reading examples from job hunters and human resource professionals alike. ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Australia

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC recently announced it has expanded its presence in Australia with the signing of an exclusive 25-year master franchise agreement with Melbourne SR Pty Ltd to develop the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand in Australia’s Victorian market. ...


Carrington Real Estate Services Names Industry Veteran Frank Kirschner East Coast Regional Vice President

Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC (Carrington), a corporately owned and operated national brokerage, recently announced the appointment of industry veteran Frank Kirschner to regional vice president. Drawing from his extensive industry experience, Kirschner will be responsible for overseeing the company’s East Coast operations, proactively driving growth in that region to ...


Confidence in Homeownership is Up, Millennials Especially Enthusiastic

The second quarter Consumer Outlook Survey just released by Prudential Real Estate, an HSF Affiliates LLC company, portrayed a particularly positive viewpoint of the housing market, with millennials at the forefront of the sanguine stats. A solid 80 percent ...


Get the Leads You Need: realtor.com® Hosts Second Panel Discussion Webinar August 16

Get the leads you need – plus – learn from agents who close them. Realtor.com® will host a second panel discussion on this topic this week on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT ...


The Inventory Shortage: How Bad is it…and How to Cope

While the real estate recovery continues to move forward, many brokers and agents are running into a somewhat unexpected roadblock: not enough inventory. The current status of the inventory shortage along with strategies for dealing with a listing-poor marketplace will be ...


REALTOR® University’s Center for Real Estate Research Signs Agreement with Asian Real Estate Association of America

REALTOR® University’s Center for Real Estate Studies and the Asian Real Estate Association of America have formed a new research partnership aimed at examining how real estate impacts Asian immigrant populations. ...


Homes.com Launches First-Ever National Advertising Campaign

Homes.com, a leading online real estate destination and lifestyle resource, has released a new TV spot as part of the company’s first-ever national advertising campaign. Focusing on everyday moments in the home, from celebrating with a birthday cake to ...


Look, in the Sky! Is That a Google Wi-Fi Balloon?

(MCT)—Google’s latest unconventional project, balloon-borne Wi-Fi service, is being tested in the skies above California’s Central Valley. ...


Giveback Homes: Creating Social Change In The Real Estate Market

Giveback Homes, a social-good real estate concept, recently announced it has secured a partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Nicaragua. ...


A Training Platform: Education & Evolution

A strong training platform holds value for every brokerage. In one vein, it’s important for real estate agents to stay ahead of trends and adapt to industry and market changes to maximize their business. In another, it’s important to the brokerage’s culture and growth for its agents to understand the ...


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