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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Your Place: Throw Out Old Containers, Food and Makeup

(MCT)—I often think about old things I’d like to be rid of—like about 40 years between me and my early 20s—but that’s not possible until they invent a time machine. ...


Improving Housing Market Conditions Shifting ‘Pendulum’ Towards Sellers

According to Jean Grant, Vice President of HUNT Mortgage, the past few years made those looking to purchase a new home well positioned to get a great property at a great price. Recent buyers were also able to finance the home with a historically low interest rate. Low interest rates ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Names Sean Blankenship Senior Vice President of Marketing

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC has named Sean Blankenship as its new senior vice president of marketing, the company has announced. Blankenship joins the Coldwell Banker® brand with 23 years of marketing experience, most recently leading the digital strategy, development and execution for Gulf States Toyota in Houston, a leading ...


Real Estate Brokers Get Fierce in the Face of Inventory Challenges

With the current shortage of inventory across the nation, many real estate brokers are facing a challenge they haven’t dealt with in a long time. In today’s market, it’s no longer about getting buyers to buy—it’s about getting homes on the ...


Google Plus Changes and What They Mean to You

If you haven't logged into Google Plus lately, you are in for a big surprise. Recent Google Plus changes make this one of the biggest overhauls to date with 41 updates taking place within Google's social network. ...


5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Successful Sale

Want to sell your home quickly and for the best price? Making some small improvements can give buyers the best first impression and make a world of difference when selling your home. ...


Consumer Sentiment Highest Since 2007

(MCT)—A gauge on consumer sentiment this month reached the highest level since 2007, thanks to cheerier expectations and a rosier outlook on current economic conditions, according to data released Friday. ...


Does Your Workplace Meet These Three Powerful Human Needs?

You want to grow your business and you’re pretty clear on what you need from your employees. Hard work. Efficiency. Innovation. Motivation. Results. But what do your employees need from you? If you’re thinking in practical terms—a steady paycheck, a quiet ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Announces Executive Staff Promotions

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has promoted two key executives, the company has announced. ...


HSF Affiliates LLC Appoints BBDO Proximity Minneapolis as Advertising Agency for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

HSF Affiliates LLC has named BBDO Proximity Minneapolis as the advertising agency for the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage network, which will begin affiliation later in 2013, the company has announced. ...


RISMedia’s Great Spaces: For Sale: Paradise Property, Walls Optional

Want to move to paradise? Who could blame you! This Hawaiian estate, located on the big island of Hawaii, is called Laule’a, or “a place of peace and happiness.” Happiness, indeed! Overlooking the fifth green of the Kona Country Club’s mauka ...


HUD and VA Team up: Provide Homes to 9,000 Homeless Vets

Approximately 9,000 homeless veterans living on the streets and in the nation’s shelter system will soon find a permanent place to call home. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced recently that HUD will provide $60 ...


Pillar To Post Welcomes 10 New Franchises

Pillar To Post, North America’s largest home inspection franchise, added 10 new franchises in May. The company is on track to meet its goal of 75 new locations by the end of 2013, with 25 new franchisees so far. Ten new territories were added in the first quarter of the ...


What Will Really Make You Happy?

The idea of a happy and meaningful life has become unnecessarily complicated in some circles, says author and certified positive psychology coach Lynda Wallace, author of “A Short Course in Happiness: Practical Steps to a Happier Life.” ...


Sellers Calling the Shots, Bidding Wars Are Back – Survey Finds Buyers Are Going ‘Above and Beyond’ to Force Deals Through

A survey conducted by Harris Interactive and released by Century 21 Real Estate LLC this week reveals a dramatic reversal in previous years’ buyers’ market status. A current lack of inventory is producing a surplus of offers in many markets, giving ...


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