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Todays Real Estate News Archive


RocketLoans Blasts Off Promising Unmatched Speed and Convenience for Personal Loans

In the short span of an afternoon, consumers can now apply, and receive funding, for a personal loan through RocketLoans, the newest member of Rock Holdings, Inc. (parent company of Quicken Loans, Title Source and others). Whether a consumer is looking to take on a home improvement project, pay unexpected medical ...


Long & Foster Named ‘America’s Most Trusted Residential Real Estate Brokerage’ by Lifestory Research

Long & Foster Real Estate has been recognized by Lifestory Research as America’s Most Trusted Residential Real Estate Brokerage, the company announced this week.  ...


Basic Training: The Potter’s Wheel

Recently, I watched a demonstration of a potter turning clay, and I was fascinated as he molded the clay into perfect bowls, vases and plates. With each new blob of clay, this artist took the clay and shaped it into ...


Home Prices Up 6.3 Percent Year over Year in December 2015

Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased year over year by 6.3 percent in December 2015 compared with December 2014, according to the recently released CoreLogic® Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ data for December 2015. Results also showed that prices increased ...


Super Bowl 50: A Housing Highlight Reel

The Super Bowl turns 50 this weekend. To mark the event’s golden anniversary, Census number-crunchers rounded up a collection of facts comparing life back in 1967 to present-day. The play-by-play includes housing stats, which we’ve broken down below. ...


Leading in the Online Arena

“The key is getting back to all leads within the first five minutes,” says Galand Haas of the Galand Haas Real Estate team. With 26 years of real estate experience, Haas has been leading in the online arena for quite some time. Read the following interview for top tips and ...


Quick Tips for Designing an Outdoor Dining Space

Whether your home is a house in the suburbs or a high rise in the city, taking advantage of the outdoors is a great way to expand your livable space. If you are working with a large backyard, your ...


Stewart Title and zipLogix™ Announce Seamless Ordering of Title Services within zipForm® Plus

Stewart Title® and zipLogix™ have announced the availability of the first escrow/title point of sale within the zipForm® Plus forms application – transforming the way real estate professionals order title/escrow services, the company stated. ...


CENTURY 21® New Millennium Sets Sales Volume Record

The real estate professionals at CENTURY 21 New Millennium are celebrating in full swing this week after receiving word from CENTURY 21® Real Estate, LLC. that their company’s 2015  production exceeded all other firms worldwide for an unprecedented fourth time. The full service real estate company generated sales in excess of $2.4 ...


Realty Commander Modernizing How Agents Submit and Receive Offers

Realty Commander has just released a new feature for listing agents & teams.  The new Online Offer Submission allows listing agents to receive and manage offers online, saving them a tremendous amount of time and helping them more professionally serve their clients and buyer’s agents. ...


RE/MAX Broker/Owner Scores Trip to Super Bowl 50

Patrick Finnick, broker and owner of RE/MAX Center in Duluth, Ga., won the trip of a lifetime during a recent training session hosted by RE/MAX Regional Services (RRS). Finnick received an all-expense paid trip for two to Super Bowl 50, including two Super ...


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Bridging the Gap between Relationships and Technology

There’s a lot of confusion in the real estate industry, and it’s time to clear the air. Recent polls show that 70 percent of agents are spending money on some sort of online lead purchasing ...


Power Broker Perspectives: Setting the Direction for Success

Dan Kruse ...


Features Most Likely to Show up in Typical Single-family Home in 2016

Successful businesses stay on top of what their competitors are doing. For home builders, this involves knowing what features other builders are putting in their new homes.  In December 2015, a nationwide survey asked builders about the likelihood that a number of features would be included in the typical single-family ...


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