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Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased in November

The recently released Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) for November 2014 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 22 percent relative to the previous month. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. ...


Great Spaces: Seattle Tree Fort for Sale

Why live on the ground when you can live in a tree? Or, best case scenario, live in both! A current Seattle listing for a 2,205-square-foot home comes with a treehouse larger than the average apartment. ...


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Striving for Excellence

For many booming real estate businesses, a winning company culture is the heart of their success. In the following interview, Wes Flacker the Broker/Owner of CENTURY 21 Magellan Realty in Boise, Idaho, talks about creating a culture people want to work in, effective client retention, customer loyalty, and more. ...


Three Ways to Help Millennials Enter the Housing Market

There have been so many reports in recent months about both the importance of millennials in contributing to the housing recovery and the uphill battle they face when trying to buy a home that this has become a main topic of conversation whenever I talk ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Community Realty Strengthens Pennsylvania Presence

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate just announced the addition of Community Realty to its franchise network. At the helm of the newly formed brokerage are co-owners John Colarusso, Phoenixville entrepreneur, and leading Phoenixville real estate sales professional, Jennifer Daywalt. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Community Realty will serve ...


Marketing to Multiple Stakeholders

Who ever says real estate was easy? There’s no product. The transaction lacks the big “gimme” that makes marketing a bit easier: frequency. And, to make matters more challenging, we all have to be cognizant of marketing to multiple stakeholders and various ...


Everyone You Know Should Know What You Do

As a REALTOR®, you’re constantly looking for ways to connect to new clients.  One of the keys to new connections—is to make sure that everyone you come into contact with knows what you do. Given below are 5 referral sources that can turn into business building opportunities. ...


Invest in Yourself Before Spending another Dime

In the real estate world, there is often a choice for every decision. For potential buyers, that means anything from home size to style and renovation ideas. Not only can this be overwhelming for homeowners, an agent’s job is made that much tougher through trying to find their client’s perfect ...


The Learning Curve: Your Company’s Only Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Like all business leaders, you know that your organization’s survival and success depend on maintaining a competitive advantage. So you’re constantly focused on reaching more of your target market, making your product that much better, and expanding your services. ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Remains Firmly Below 4 Percent

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgages is currently 3.75 percent, down one basis point from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage hovered around 3.80 percent last week, peaking at 3.88 percent on Monday before returning to the current rate. ...


Constrained Inventory and Hot Markets: New York City Real Estate In 2015

Regional Spotlight—While constrained inventory and high demand in Manhattan will carry over from 2014, StreetEasy predicts Manhattan condo sales prices will increase at a considerably slower pace and the outer boroughs will offer the most inventory options for New York City buyers in 2015. For renters, however, Brooklyn will become ...


RE/MAX Holdings Announces CEO Transition, Replaces Margaret Kelly with Board Chairman Dave Liniger

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. today announced that Margaret Kelly has decided to retire from her position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and resign from the Board of Directors. The RE/MAX Board of Directors elected Dave Liniger, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder, to the position of CEO.  The changes are effective ...


Identified: Top Metro Areas Poised for Uptick in Baby Boomer Home Sales

Metro areas with a lower cost of living and sunnier weather are poised to see an increased number of baby boomers moving in and buying a home as some delay retirement and remain participants in the labor market, according to ...


How Company Events Help Create Positive Culture

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of columns on the importance of corporate culture from Speaker and Coach Vince Leisey, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate. ...


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