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Todays Real Estate News Archive


ERA Real Estate Announces Affiliation of Shorewood REALTORS in Los Angeles County

ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, recently announced that LBH National Corp., owned by Roger Herman, has acquired Shorewood REALTORS®, a market leader in Los Angeles County’s South Bay region. The firm will continue to serve Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Palos Verdes, El Segundo and Redondo Beach. Herman is ...


Housing Recovery Expected to Press

Americans’ outlook on housing and the economy has fluctuated somewhat during the past few months, but the trend for most indicators remains positive overall, according to Fannie Mae’s February 2014 National Housing Survey results. ...


Buyers Seek Out House of Their Youth

(MCT)—The home you grew up in creates the framework for the home you choose as an adult—whether you end up someplace very similar, or seek out its opposite. And for some people, the answer is a place that manages to offer both ...


Webinar for Brokers: Digital Transaction Management Solutions Accelerate your Business

Today’s competitive real estate market means that in order to stay in business and thrive, real estate brokers and broker owners must find solutions that separate them from the crowd, and provide the leading edge tools for their agents to be successful. ...


Adding Value to Client Interactions

A few years ago, when the local real estate picture in Northern Wisconsin wasn’t so rosy, Ron Zahrt, president of First Weber Group in Wausau, Wis., saw the need to invest in—and teach his team about—progressive, new technology. ...


Great Spaces: Can’t Beat This Colossal Connecticut Beauty

This colossal estate is set on 10 stunning acres in exclusive Conyers Farm in Greenwich, Conn. With eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms spanning over a seriously cushy 17,000 square feet, this home takes luxury living to a whole new level. Built in ...


Selling? 12 Tips to Choosing a Good REALTOR®

Hoping to have a great home sale this year? The first step is finding a great REALTOR®. Expert home seller, author & Real Estate Broker Brett Furman offers suggestions from getting your house ready to the final closing of your home. ...


RE/MAX of Boulder Teaches High School Students about Smart Financing

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) of Boulder Area REALTOR® Association (BARA) is working with high schools to better prepare students for the ‘real world’ of finances through their $mart Money, $mart Moves lectures. A long time running, the program is picking up speed once again in Boulder County. ...


How to Conduct a Legal Job Interview

If your business is growing, at some point you are going to need to recruit help. However, the job hiring process can be filled with legal pitfalls for those who are not prepared. So you will definitely need to know how to conduct a job interview. ...


Realogy Charitable Foundation Celebrates $22.5 Million in Total Funds Raised and Donated

Realogy Holdings Corp. is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Realogy Charitable Foundation this month. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised and donated a total of $22.5 million to more than 1,800 charities. In 2013, the Realogy Charitable Foundation raised and donated $2.4 million to 619 charities, a 28 ...


Eye on the Economy: New Home Sales Bounce Back in January

The housing market and the broader economy shivered at the end of 2013 as weather-related factors held consumers back and generated production delays. These impacts should prove temporary and our forecast remains positive for housing and home building for the year to ...


Enhanced Listings, Maximum Exposure: Broker Preferred Listings Package Provides Increased Visibility

Tony Stephens, chief information officer at Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, has been in the real estate business since 2001. Prior to entering the industry, Stephens worked as a marketing professional, leading the IT Department and heading up Membership & Marketing for the Georgia MLS. So when he sees a ...


Fixed Mortgage Rates Reverse Course

In recent housing news, Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down following weaker than expected economic and housing news. ...


HUD Releases Proposed 2015 Budget

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan recently unveiled HUD’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. This year The President’s Budget provides a roadmap for accelerating economic growth, expanding opportunity for all Americans, and ensuring fiscal responsibility. The Budget adheres to the 2015 spending levels agreed to in the ...


Adding Value to Client Interactions: Reports Enable Real Estate Pros to Stay on Top of Clients’ Needs

A few years ago, when the local real estate picture in Northern Wisconsin wasn’t so rosy, Ron Zahrt, president of First Weber Group in Wausau, Wis., saw the need to invest in—and teach his team about—progressive, new technology. ...


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