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Todays Real Estate News Archive


As Social Networks Cash in on Real Estate, Agents Look for Profits of Their Own

While many brokers continue to question the ROI of social media along with the amount of time their agents devote to posting, tweeting, pinning and the like, it has proven to be a very valuable resource for real estate professionals. It’s helped ...


iPad Video 101: Using Your iPad as an All-in-One Solution

Real estate professionals are missing a golden opportunity by not making use of the video possibilities on their iPads, according to licensed real estate broker Michael Krisa, a freelance Internet marketing consultant. He praised the importance of using iPads to ...


Don’t Count Out the Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers fueled an unprecedented housing expansion that created the American suburbs as we know them. ...


More than Half of For-Sale Homes in 7 Major Markets Currently Unaffordable

More than half the homes currently on the market in seven major American metros are currently unaffordable for local residents, according to a Zillow® analysis of Q4 2013 income, mortgage and home value data. Additionally, homebuyers looking for affordable properties may increasingly be forced to search on the perimeter of ...


Is More Workplace Transparency Good for Business?

Small business owners with an eye on morale may need to increase their workplace transparency. ...


Seven Tips to Help You Finish Your Work Faster

Finally (finally!), the days are getting longer, and winter’s frigid temperatures are rising. (Okay, so that last part is happening more slowly than most of us would prefer, but it is happening.) Pretty soon, it will be downright pleasant to enjoy evenings ...


Terabitz Introduces Responsive Real Estate Search Platform for Tablets

“Many people searching for homes use their tablets. Unfortunately, home search on tablets is neither fast nor is it designed with touch front and center,” states Ash Munshi, founder and Chairman of Terabitz. “HouseTouch has been designed from the ground up to deliver results quickly while providing an interface that ...


Century 21 Jim White & Associates Names Top Producing Agent Worldwide

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the world’s largest residential real estate franchise sales organizations, has announced that CENTURY 21 Jim White & Associates’ Dania Perry is the No. 1 producer in the CENTURY 21® System worldwide based on sales production. Perry earned this honor for ...


Realty ONE Group Continues Dominance of Local Markets

Realty ONE Group, a company known for its aggressive growth, is continuing on a path to success. This month alone, the company notes, Realty ONE Group opened seven prestigious locations and assembled the entire team for its first annual ONE Summit. ...


Engel & Volkers Announces New Atlanta Addition to Network

Engel & Völkers, a leading international luxury real estate agency, has announced that Fourteen West, REALTORS® in Atlanta, Georgia is the newest addition to its North American network and will provide its global standard of service in the market as Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta. ...


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Aggressive on RESPA

This is the “end of the beginning,” to borrow from Winston Churchill. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has mostly completed the major regulations affecting the housing and mortgage industry. While there will undoubtedly be a fair amount of additional guidance issued, ...


Ask the Expert: How Can You Prepare Clients for Home Inspection?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, the Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post. ...


For Your Clients: What Is Good Advice on a Home Appraisal Worth to You?

One of the required services when buying or selling a home involves hiring an appraiser. So I was excited to receive the latest news from the Appraisal Foundation, the nation’s foremost authority on the valuation profession, has additional resources for consumers. ...


Top Metro Areas: Single-Family Detached Concentration

In a recent study, NAHB examines eight key housing statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS). This post takes a closer look at one of those statistics; the share of homeowners living in single-family detached housing. ...


Consumer Spending Increases in February while Inflation Stays Low

(MCT)—Consumer spending increased last month the most since November as Americans appeared to start shaking off the effects of severe winter weather. ...


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