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Coldwell Banker Franchise Growth in First Half of 2013 Highlighted by New Affiliates

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC announced that six brokerage companies joined the Coldwell Banker® system in the United States and Canada, and the Company executed a new master franchise agreement for Switzerland during the first half of 2013. The new firms combined for more than $1.3 billion in 2012 sales ...


Weichert REALTORS® Named Official Real Estate Company of the New York Jets

Weichert, REALTORS® and the New York Jets are pleased to announce that Weichert has been named “official real estate company of the New York Jets.” As such, Weichert will maintain a significant presence during all Jets home games via prominently placed signage and on the in-stadium television network. ...


Increase Referrals to Increase Success

Everyone has to start somewhere. Whether you’re new to the work force or only new to the real estate industry, your literal or metaphorical Rolodex might be a bit bare. But as a real estate professional, your success relies on who you ...


Vacation Rental Rates Rose 19 Percent this Summer

Vacation property rentals outpaced hotels this summer as owners enjoyed strong bookings that were as good as or better than last year. ...


Cash for Homes: Policy Implications of an Investor-Led Housing Recovery

Across the country, investors are taking advantage of the nation’s foreclosure crisis to purchase homes at bargain prices, often beating out potential homeowners who remain sidelined. In July, cash-on-hand investors bought about 55 percent of the homes sold in Las Vegas and numerous properties in other major metropolitan areas such ...


How to Make Your Visualizations a Reality

"Visualize your success" is something we hear a lot of these days. However, we don't always know how to make our visualizations powerful enough so that they become a reality. ...


Refinance Volume Down Slightly in Second Quarter

The total volume of home refinances decreased slightly in the second quarter of 2013 and refinances through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) also declined somewhat, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Second Quarter 2013 Refinance Report. Total refinance volume was just below 1.3 million while HARP refinances stood ...


Gold Rush Is on in Home Decor

(MCT)—Designers are once again going for gold. ...


Coldwell Banker Announces Industry First with Debut of Online International Real Estate Film Festival

Coldwell Banker Real Estate has announced an industry first with the debut of the Coldwell Banker® Online International Real Estate Film Festival that will run from Monday, Sept. 9 through Sept. 27 via Coldwellbanker.com, with the videos also appearing on the Coldwell Banker® On LocationSM YouTube channel. The ...


Century 21 Professionals Rank as Top Latino Agents

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organizations, has announced that it had more CENTURY 21 professionals ranked among the top 10 percent of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ (NAHREP) Top 250 Latino Real Estate Agents than ...


Realty ONE Group Announces Office Expansion and Growth in Technology

Realty ONE Group is following up its recent honor of a fifth consecutive spot on the prestigious INC. Magazine list of fastest-growing companies with a host of announcements concerning leadership, offices and technology, which are destined to further increase its ascension in the real estate industry. ...


Coldwell Banker Burnet Acquires Prudential Pladson Realty in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Coldwell Banker Burnet recently announced it has acquired the assets of Prudential Pladson Realty Inc. The firm’s two offices in St. Cloud and Sartell, Minn., will now operate as Coldwell Banker Burnet. ...


Another 8.3 Million Underwater Homeowners on Track to Resurface Before 2015

While 10.7 million residential homeowners nationwide owe at least 25 percent or more on their mortgages than their properties are worth, another 8.3 million homeowners are either slightly underwater or slightly above water, putting them on track to have enough equity ...


Google+ for Real Estate: How to Get into the Game

Whether you love it or hate it, there is no denying the power of Google+. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: The Mobile Consumer & the Right Response to Responsive Design

Part I: The Rage on ‘Responsive Design’ Answers the Wrong Question ...


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