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New Home Purchase Applications Dip by 8 Percent in May

Mortgage applications in May 2014 decreased by 8 percent from April, according to recent information released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. ...


‘Coming Soon’ Properties Can Create Consumer Confusion

The National Association of REALTORS® recently published information for NAR members regarding advertising properties as “coming soon.” ...


You Say You Want a Revolution? It’s Time You Got More from Your Broker

There are a lot of big name real estate brokerages out there touting their long history in the business and offering that as the reason agents should work with them. It’s an age-old tactic that has historically been effective. But, in today’s ...


Recognize Your Strengths, Weaknesses to Better Develop Skills

(MCT)—Q: I keep hearing advice that I should build on my strengths, but it makes more sense to me to fix my weaknesses. What am I missing? ...


Century 21 Sponsorship Merges Real Estate and Soccer

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, recently announced it has renewed its sponsorship as the official real estate company of U.S. Soccer. The company signed a multiyear renewal of its sponsorship of the U.S. Men’s, Women’s and Youth National Teams through February, 2016. The partnership allows the CENTURY 21® ...


Mobile Solutions Provider MRE Hires New CEO to Accelerate Growth

Mobile Real Estate, Inc. (MRE), one of the industry’s most advanced mobile solutions providers connecting real estate brokers, agents, and advertisers with local home buyers, has hired technology industry veteran Kate Berg as CEO, the company has announced. ...


Broker Training Series, ‘One Byte at a Time,’ Puts Focus on RISMedia Content

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a four-part series highlighting video training sessions and creative-use ideas, created by San Diego-based Century 21 Award for their agents in using RISMedia’s Content Solutions and specifically RISMedia’s RREIN platform. ...


Builders Target REALTORS® to Locate Buyers in Recovering Markets

For the past several years, builders have actively sought help from REALTORS® to find qualified buyers. The National Association of REALTORS® estimates that two-thirds of new homes sold in 2013 were purchased by buyers brought to builders by REALTORS®. ...


Webinar Alert: Learn to Gain More Listings on June 26

There is an old adage in real estate that you have to "list to last." If you are looking for listing inventory and want to ramp up your business development support, check out the upcoming Carrington Business Building System webinar, where you can earn more about how to build your ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: ‘First-Time Homebuyers: Where Do They Stand in Today’s Market?’

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Steve A. Brown, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms. ...


Living Smart: Consumer Gag Orders

(MCT)—Online sites that allow consumers to describe or rate their experiences with contractors and other service providers are a fact of modern life. ...


DocuSign Selected to Streamline Real Estate Deals in Canada

Royal LePage recently announced that the company has entered into apreferred provider partnership with DocuSign, Inc. (“DocuSign”) The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management™ (“DTM”). Royal LePage real estate brokers and agents can now leverage DocuSign to make the home buying and selling process faster, easier, more convenient and ...


May Housing Shows Rebound in Sales of New and Existing Homes

New and existing home sales are on the up and up, according to a recently released housing scorecard from theU.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The May edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard—a comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market—shows ...


How to Win the Grand Prize at the Realogy FWD Innovation Summit

As a broker with Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, which is part of Realogy, I'm excited to participate in the Realogy FWD innovation summit on June 17 at its headquarters in Madison, New Jersey. This is the second annual ...


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