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Todays Real Estate News Archive


How Many Listing Photos Do You Need to Generate Leads?

At Point2, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to help our clients get the most out of their online marketing activities. ...


CENTURY 21 New Millennium Welcomes New Social Commerce Coordinator

CENTURY 21 New Millennium recently announced that Jennifer Brazinsky has joined the company as Social Commerce Coordinator, and will be responsible for the online branding and management of all social and networking platforms for the top ranked real estate company, its branches, and agents. ...


What Homes Do Millennials Buy?

Recent NAHB research shows that millennials tend to buy homes that are smaller, older, and less expensive than homes bought by older generations. Being the youngest home buyers with little or no accumulated wealth also affects how millennials shop and buy their homes. ...


Inside Stewart Title’s Specialty Insurance Services

All insurance companies are not created equal, and if you’re a real estate professional or a business that deals in the industry, sometimes you learn this the hard way. Many times, people and businesses think they have coverage when they really don’t. ...


Opening Up New Opportunities One Referral at a Time

Dana Phillips, a real estate professional with Phillips & Associates in San Antonio, Texas, isn’t shy about revealing her type-A personality. ...


No More Nightcrawling Here for Jake Gyllenhaal

(TNS)—Jake Gyllenhaal, who stars in the recently released thriller “Nightcrawler,” has parted with his gated compound in Hollywood Hills for $3,262,500. ...


Your Place: Can You Insulate Old Plaster Walls?

(TNS)—Q: My home was built in 1944, and even the new addition, a porch converted to a dining area about 20 years ago, has lath and plaster walls. Is there a way to insulate these walls? ...


zipLogix Partners with OrganizeMeForms

OrganizeMeForms™ and zipLogix have partnered to market and distribute organizational forms for all real estate professionals, the company has announced. zipForm® users may purchase this library of eighty forms. Each form has been crafted specifically to assist real estate professionals in organizing all aspects of their business.  Walt ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Launches Jersey Shore Rental Property Site

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently launched a New Jersey Shore rental website, allowing users to search and reserve approximately 2,000 rental properties, all in one place. Users can search by community, street, type of property and preferred dates. ...


Ask the Expert: What are the Biggest Social Media Trends for Real Estate in 2015?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Erica Campbell Byrum, Director of Social Media for Homes.com and For Rent Media Solutions. ...


Webinar: Finish the Year Strong, Start the New Year Even Stronger

RISMedia will be hosting the second webinar in its Power Broker Webinar Series, sponsored by Bank of America Home Loans, “Finish the Year Strong, Start the New Year Even Stronger,” this coming Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 3-4 p.m. EDT. ...


Your Home: Furnace Maintenance Tips

Furnaces are often uncomplicated and relatively easy to keep up. The purpose of systematic maintenance is effective operation.  Whatever kind of furnace that is heating the house, there are several steps to take to preserve the heating in prime operating condition. ...


Buying after a Short Sale? The Wait Just Got Longer

(TNS)—Q: We completed a short sale about two years ago. We have been renting and saving our money to buy a new home after the two-year waiting period imposed by Fannie Mae. When we applied for our new loan, we were told that now we have to wait another two ...


Can Bad Financial Habits Be Unlearned?

(TNS)—Some readers of last week’s column recognized themselves in my description of a “NOHO:” someone not cut out to be a homeowner. NOHOs live paycheck to paycheck, price substantial purchases in terms of the monthly financing charge and typically have no reserve for ...


How to Talk to a Financial Advisor: 8 Communication Tips for Successful Negotiations

Sure, you might have a basic understanding of the investing world: Stocks go up, good! Stocks go down, bad! But that’s about the extent of it. The result is that you feel uncomfortable asking your financial advisor certain questions, and, sometimes, you don’t even know what to ask. The result ...


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