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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Anonymous Whistleblower Identified as Former Zillow Employee

Move, Inc. filed new documentation this week revealing the author of an anonymous letter alleging unlawful conduct by Zillow Group Chief Industry Development Officer Errol Samuelson, former chief strategy officer of Move and president of realtor.com®. ...


Mortgage Rates Holding Steady

(TNS)--Fixed mortgage rates were essentially flat this week, with lenders offering a 30-year loan at 3.67 percent, compared to 3.66 percent last week, according to Freddie Mac. ...


Moving Toward a Balanced Market

When working in the real estate industry, it's important to plan for the future and keep your eye on the horizon. In the following interview, Damon Caldwell, Corporate Broker with Realty ONE Group in Las Vegas, Nev., gives us some insight gleaned throughout his past 13 years in the business. ...


Homesnap App Available for Apple Watch

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Carrington Capital Management Announces Successful Completion of SEC Investigation

Carrington Capital Management, LLC recently announced that it has been advised by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) that the investigation by the SEC has been completed and, based on the information it has at this time, the staff does not intend to recommend any enforcement ...


Close That Sale: Your Last-Minute Open House Checklist

When it comes to prepping for an open house, small mistakes can lead to a loss of sale. Share this last-minute checklist with your client. Click here to download the PDF version for your next open house! ...


5 Signs You’re Letting Fear Run Your Company

Here's the harsh truth: No matter how much you plan, no matter how many rules you put in place, no matter how much risk you avoid, you'll never control all the circumstances that influence your business. Never. ...


Getting through to Millennial Buyers

Despite some barriers to homeownership, there’s no doubt that millennials will be the next big market of homebuyers. Reaching the target demographic of millennial homebuyers is a challenge that real estate professionals must tackle today. ...


The Added Cost of Being an International Buyer in the U.S. Market

The real estate market in the U.S. has made a strong recovery in recent months, leading international buyers to once again view the U.S. as a safe haven for investment. With well-defined, secure property rights, the U.S. treats sales of real estate to foreigners almost the same as sales to ...


5 Housing Trends to Watch This Spring

(TNS)--This spring will be a good time to buy or sell a home. But life isn’t perfect, so expect to run into a couple of hurdles, especially if you are a buyer. ...


GrayRoost Real Estate, Inc. Sells Homes for 1.5 Percent Marketing Fee

GrayRoost Real Estate, Inc., has launched a new initiative to sell homes for only 1.5 percent sales commission, thereby giving their customers huge savings. ...


New Affiliation Strengthens ERA Brand Presence in Southern California and Inland Empire

ERA Real Estate recently announced the affiliation of Jousting Real Estate in Corona, Calif. With one office and 26 independent sales associates serving the greater Inland Empire region, including San Bernardino and Riverside counties, the firm will now do business as ERA Jousting Real Estate. ...


REALTOR® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to Be Held May 11-16

REALTORS® will head to Washington, D.C., May 11-16, for the REALTOR® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, to advocate for policies that protect commercial and residential property ownership and investment and advance the real estate industry. Nearly 8,500 REALTORS® and guests are expected to attend the meetings. ...


.REALTOR Top-Level Domains to Launch for Realtor® Associations and Brokerages on May 7

In a move to further offer consumers a trusted, valued source for real estate on the Internet, and thereby strengthen the REALTOR® brand, the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) top-level domain (TLD) .REALTOR will be available to local and state REALTOR® ...


How Your Website Can Help Overseas Clients

According to a 2014 real estate tech trends report, compiled by Properties Online, 90% of potential homebuyers look for a new house online. Therefore, your website is an invaluable tool in helping you to attract and retain clients. Your site should help potential ...


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