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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Five Mistakes Leaders Unknowingly Make That Scare Employees

Most leaders know that command and control is dead and that fear doesn’t motivate employees. Quite the opposite, in fact. That’s why, for the most part, we refrain from doing scary things. Yet according to Christine Comaford, author of the New ...


Bringing Validity to Real Estate Ratings: REALTOR® Excellence Pilot Program Aims to Raise the Bar

As consumers continue to become increasingly savvy and demand more from real estate professionals, the need for a reliable real estate rating system is more important than ever before. While the World Wide Web offers no shortage when it comes to ratings and reviews of the real estate industry and ...


Ask the Experts: What Do Buyers Want from New Construction?

In the following Q & A, Dennis Walsh, CEO of Dennis Walsh & Associates, answers an important question about new-construction homes. ...


Rising Home Prices, Increasing Equity Spark Move-up Sales

This week’s breaking news regarding the significant jump in April home prices - posting record monthly growth and the fastest year-over-year growth in seven years - is just the latest in a series of statistics confirming that the real estate ...


Staying Connected When the Office Has Wheels

How do you manage a business when most of your business takes place outside of the office? For many real estate professionals, their car serves as their office. The daily functions required to run a business, including client communication and job planning, take place outside their office. Real estate professionals ...


Weekly Video Tip: Making Videos…on Your Phone

Today we're going to talk about making videos for your business using the camera that's probably in your pocket at this very moment - you guessed it, your cell phone! ...


Realtor.com® Users ‘Find It First’ to Win Airstream

Realtor.com® a leader in online real estate operated by Move, Inc., recently announced “Find it First Hits the Road with Airstream,” a mobile treasure hunt with iconic lifestyle brand Airstream, Inc., makers of premium luxury aluminum trailers. The new summer promotion encourages players to search for a virtual Airstream as ...


No More Staycations: Americans Are Planning to Hit the Road

The outlook for family summer travel is bright, according to a new national survey by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and FamilyFun magazine. With the economy improving, more than four out of five respondents (83 percent) said they plan to ...


iPad-Ready Imprev Marketing Center Now Available to Individual Real Estate Agents

The new Imprev Marketing Center now works on iPad and Android tablets ...


Capitalizing on Any and Every Opportunity

Today's consumers are always on the go, and targeting one marketing space won't necessarily catch everyone's eyeballs. In the following interview, Cory Meyer, broker/owner of Realty Executives in Redding, Calif., tells us how his team covers all the bases. ...


Bold Marketing Delivers Leads for CENTURY 21® Professionals

In 2010, CENTURY 21® launched a bold plan to shift the conversation from what was one of the deepest downturns in housing to instead focus on the positive attributes of its global network of more than 100,000 sales professionals. ...


RE/MAX Regional Services Launches BrokerFirst

RE/MAX Regional Services (RRS) recently announced the launch of BrokerFirst, an interactive program designed to help brokers successfully grow and manage their businesses. The web-based product can be used from laptop, tablet or mobile phone. BrokerFirst was developed internally by RRS and is currently being rolled out in major markets ...


6 Unique Wants of Younger Buyers

We already know that today's breed of buyers is unlike the generation that came before. Tech savvy and always on the go, Millennial buyers—a blanket term that includes Gen Y and the Echoboomers—have different expectations when it comes to buying a ...


Save On Professional Hosted E-Mail Services from Rackspace

NAR PULSE—Free email accounts for business email needs may save on costs, however the impact can be costly to your reputation, security and productivity. Rackspace, a new NAR REALTOR Benefits® partner, offers NAR members a unique suite of professional hosted email services at a 10 percent discount off monthly service ...


Taking a Midyear Agent Pulse

As all reports are indicating, the housing market appears to be in full recovery, with all the metrics pointing clearly in the right direction. Pending sales are climbing, sales of existing homes are rising and on pace to surpass five million units by the end of the year. The new-home ...


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