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Todays Real Estate News Archive


MRIS Announces Changes to Executive Committee & New Board Members

“Here at MRIS, we have one of the most successful groups of real estate industry veterans who are deeply committed to understanding our customers and their needs,” says Jon Coile, MRIS Chairman of the Board. “With these new additions and changes, we are poised to further our mission of expanding ...


J. Rockcliff REALTORS Recognizes Joe Frazzano Team as the Company’s Top Producer

J. Rockcliff REALTORS® recently announced that veteran real estate sales professional Joe Frazzano and the Frazzano Team, of the company’s Blackhawk office, has been named as the top J. Rockcliff REALTORS® agent for 2014. This is the sixth consecutive year that the Frazzano Team has received this honor. ...


DANGER Report Released by NAR

NAR PULSE—The DANGER Report documents the threats and challenges that brokers, agents, associations and multiple listing services may confront in the next 3 to 5 years. Commissioned by the Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee and researched and compiled by Stefan Swanepoel, the DANGER Report ...


Why You’ll Need Text to Reach Millennials

There are 77 million reasons why real estate professionals should integrate text into your lead generation strategy. That’s the size of the U.S. Millennial marketplace, those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s, yielding an annual purchasing power estimated at $1.3 trillion. ...


Seven Local Markets—Up from Four—Are Overvalued

Based on data through February 2015, CoreLogic Market Condition Indicators identified seven of the top 100 markets in the U.S. as currently overvalued. In October 2014, Market Conditions Indicators put that number at four. Then, as is the case now, at ...


ABA to Congress: TRID Transition Period Needed to Protect Consumers

Enforcement of the Truth in Lending and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosures—or TRID—should be delayed to provide for a transition period and minimize negative consequences for consumers, according to testimony from the American Bankers Association before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance. ...


How Much Would Your Favorite TV Homes Cost in Real Life?

From Roseanne Conner's home in the fictional Lanford, Ill. to the Dunphy's gorgeous space in West Los Angeles, Calif., it's fun to imagine what the real-life homes of our favorite families from television history would've cost. (There's no question Phil Dunphy found himself ...


Stewart Title® Partners with ZixCorp to Protect Customer Confidentiality

Stewart Title recently announced a partnership with ZixCorp, the leader in email encryption, to offer an innovative secure email solution, ZixMail®. Today, all companies are looking for ways to safeguard customer information. To ensure the security of customer personal and non-public information, and in accordance with the latest industry regulations, Stewart ...


China Ranks among the Most Important—Yet Most Challenging—Countries for Job Transfers

Although China is one of the top destinations worldwide where companies are transferring employees, it is also one of the most challenging both for companies and transferees, according to a report just released by Cartus Corporation. ...


Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Expands In New Hampshire With Acquisition

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England, the region's largest residential real estate brokerage company, today announced it has acquired the assets of Curry Realty Inc. in Alton Bay, New Hampshire, which did business as William Raveis Curry Realtors.  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, ...


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Help Your Clients Find the Right General Contractor

You know how important it is to encourage buyers to envision a home's potential and sellers to recognize the drawbacks of an outdated house. But what if your clients are ready to make updates now? Are you ready with advice that can help ...


March Home Prices Continue to Rise

According to FNC’s Residential Price Index™ (RPI), U.S. home prices continued to rise at a brisk pace in March and up 0.9 percent nationwide. ...


Walkable Urban Places are the Future of Real Estate Development

REALTORS®from across the country gathered last week to learn about the importance and benefits of walkable urban communities in real estate development during a panel organized by the REALTOR®University Richard J. Rosenthal Center for Real Estate Studies during the REALTORS®Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. ...


Avoiding Deadly Hidden Dangers In Your Home

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than 2,385 Americans died from residential fires in 2012. Unfortunately over 20,000 people are poisoned by carbon monoxide each year and an unknown number of Americans become ill from toxic molds, often without a diagnosis. Fortunately ...


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