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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Top 5 Member Spotlight: Succeeding in the Second Home Market

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, January 2010—Maureen Horn ...


Top 5 Member Spotlight: Building Business in 2010

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, January 2010—Bill Caci ...


Top 5 Member Spotlight: Keys to Success

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, January 2010—Marilyn Davis ...


Get Your Rentals Seen – Take Them to the Web

RISMEDIA, December 21, 2009—Zillow has announced the launch of rentals on Zillow. When Zillow was launched in 2006, the goal was to create a database of all the homes in the U.S., with each home filled with rich information so that people could make smarter home-related decisions at ...


Just 4% of Mortgage Modifications Are Permanent, Treasury Says

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December 2009—(MCT)—Just 4% of delinquent borrowers who started trial mortgage modifications under the Obama administration's housing plan have had those more affordable loan terms made permanent, the Treasury Department said Thursday. ...


Top 5 Member Spotlight: Communicate, Diversify, Market—and Succeed—It’s All about the Experience

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December, 2009—Christy May ...


Top 5 Member Spotlight: Staying Relevant in Today’s Market

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December, 2009—Pat Wattam ...


Top 5 Member Spotlight: A True Partnership: Olivia Edwards & Mary Murphy

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December, 2009—McGuire Real Estate ...


It’s Time to Improve Our Money Lives

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December, 2009—(MCT)—I think it's safe to say the events of the past 18 months have led even the most finance-averse among us to think more about improving our money lives. ...


Fannie Mae’s Guideline Changes May Affect Corporate Transferees’ Purchasing Power

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December, 2009—If you serve the corporate relocation market you may be aware of yet another challenge this population faces. Because of changes announced in June by Fannie Mae (FNMA), the largest mortgage purchaser in the country, transferring families’ purchasing power could be significantly impacted. ...


Video Best Practices: Online Video – Make Your Investment Count

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, December 2009—If it hasn’t already happened, it won’t be long before everyone is sick of hearing about how great online video is. For the record, as co-founder of a video production company, I think the stampede to capture, edit and share video content is fantastic. ...


U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 8% in November 2009 According to RealtyTrac U.S. Foreclosure Market Report

RISMEDIA, December 10, 2009—RealtyTrac, one of the leading online marketplaces for foreclosure properties, released its November 2009 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows foreclosure filings—default notices, scheduled foreclosure auctions and bank repossessions—were reported on 306,627 U.S. properties during the month, a decrease of nearly 8% from the previous month but ...


The Home Buyer Tax Credit Expansion: What You Need to Know

RISMEDIA, December 7, 2009—The homebuyer tax credit extension that President Barack Obama signed into law last month, will extend the tax credit until April 30, 2010 for both first-time buyers as well as existing homeowners. Here is a detailed look at some of the expansion stipulations that you may find ...


Homeowner Confidence Out of Whack – But Can you Blame Them?

RISMEDIA, November 23, 2009—Each quarter, Zillow tracks Homeowner Confidence across the U.S. and more specifically, how homeowners' perception of their own home's value compares to reality. The company has seen a lot of changes in the past six quarters, as homeowners have inched closer to reality by acknowledging widespread home value ...


Will Housing Market Go Back into Hibernation This Winter?

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, November 2009—(MCT)—Residential builder stocks have heated up recently on encouraging quarterly results and new legislation that expands tax breaks for companies and home buyers. ...


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