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Todays Real Estate News Archive


3 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for Summer

(MCT)—The mercury is climbing and the days are getting longer. With Memorial Day weekend already behind us, there’s no better time to make sure your business is ready for summer. ...


Home Sales Soar, Consumer Confidence Returns—Multiple Offers and Demand for Advice Powers REALTORS’® Value

The more than 100 major real estate brokers who attended RISMedia’s Mid-Year Power Broker Forum earlier this month virtually all reported first quarter gains in transactions and dollar volume from 2012. Consumer confidence combined with near historic low mortgage interest rates ...


Weekly Video Tip: The Secret to Lighting Faces

Today I'm going to give you some more lighting basics, specifically, three new ways you can light people’s faces. So far, we’ve done a pretty good job teaching you the basics of 3 point lighting, but if you’re not comfortable pulling this kind of stuff off yet, you should take ...


Keeping Up with Today’s Agents

From business relationships to personal relationships, communication is key to success. Diane M. Ramirez of Halstead Property uses communication to keep up with her agents. What's her top trick? Repetition. “When it comes to communication, my motto is: Say it. Say it again. And go ahead and repeat yourself,” says ...


Don’t Be a ‘Secret Agent’

Reaching out and connecting with others on a daily basis can be a major boon for your business, according to Gerry Nichols of Prudential Carolinas Realty. If people don't know you exist, how do you expect to get their business? Don't keep yourself a secret. Read on for more of ...


Ask the Experts: How Can I Engage Consumers with Content Marketing?

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Do Your Part: Slash Your Summer Utility Bills

(MCT)—It’s getting downright hot outside these days. Don’t despair over rising utility bills as you try to keep cool inside your home. Here are my top five ways to slash summer utility bills as you Do Your Part to beat the ...


HUD and Census Bureau Reports New Residential Sales in April

Sales of new single-family houses in April 2013 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 454,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ...


REALTORS® Report Positive Trends in Commercial Market with Increases in Income, Transactions

REALTORS® who practice commercial real estate have reported an increase in annual gross income for the third year in a row, signaling the market is on the road to recovery. According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2013 Commercial Member Profile, transactions and sales volume have also increased ...


Why We Choose Safety over Excellence (and How to Reprogram)

Brett is over the moon. He has just received a long-awaited promotion and with it the opportunity to present to his firm’s key clients. But his excitement is short-lived: In almost every client meeting, he freezes up and stumbles over the ...


Most Popular Vehicle: Jeep Grand Cherokee

NAR PULSE—The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is now in the lineup of vehicles available for the $500 cash allowance offered by Chrysler Group LLC in partnership with NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program. The cash allowance can be added to most other savings incentives. Before you visit your local dealer, view current ...


New Branding Reflects Core Values of RE Technology

The real estate technology leaders at RE Technology recently debuted new branding on their website, the company has announced. Professionals that visit www.RETechnology.com daily as a resource for all things real estate tech will discover a new logo that reflects a holistic and approachable corporate identity. ...


Putting Things in Perspective

When it comes to achieving success and pushing your business forward, there is no one secret that works for everyone. For Sam Miller of RE/MAX Stars Realty, setting and meeting goals helps motivate and move him forward. “I am always setting goals for myself. From mini goals to weekly, monthly ...


Technology Use Sees Steady Growth among Real Estate Professionals

As any real estate professional will tell you, keeping up with and utilizing technology can be an overwhelming proposition. However, Beth Young, vice president of the realty segment at PropertyInfo Corporation—a Stewart company—knows firsthand just how important it is to have ...


Protect Kids against Sunburn

(MCT)—Summer break means more fun in the sun, but there’s nothing fun about a sunburn. Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Even a tan indicates damage from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. ...


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