Welcome!




Expand Your Education with These Courses from
A Consumer Advocate Approach to Real Estate: Course 1.
Becoming a Successful Sales Professional: Skills for Sales Success: Part One.
Negotiating Skills: Skills for Sales Success: Part Six.
Territory Management: Skills for Sales Success: Part Eight.
At Home with Diversity.

Todays Real Estate News Archive


Securing the Future of Homeownership

As director of Strategic Markets for Citibank, Maria Zywiciel is charged with meeting the lender’s community reinvestment goals and ensuring that a suite of affordable lending products is available to would-be homebuyers from all walks of life. In this exclusive interview, Zywiciel discusses why all those involved in the real ...


Home Equity Loans Surge amid Record-low Rates

The housing market seems to be on the right track. The origination of home equity lines of credit (Helocs) hit a five-year high this year as a result of low interest rates, rising home prices, and increasing consumer confidence in the trajectory of the market.  But while it’s a great ...


Hot Property, Athletes Edition: Preseason Adjustment for Kobe Bryant

(MCT)—As the Los Angeles Lakers continue to fine-tune the team this preseason, star player Kobe Bryant has made a tweak of his own, adjusting the price on his Newport Coast home to slightly under $7.6 million. ...


20 Best Cities for Trick or Treating

Gather around you spooky ghosts and cackling witches: The best locations for scoring Halloween loot in 2014 are secret no more! Every year, the candy-loving data heads at Zillow team up to find the top 20 cities around the country ...


Global Real Estate Network Hosts International Symposium in Dubrovnik

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® are hosting their annual International Symposium in Dubrovnik, Croatia from October 16-18. The event has attracted top real estate professionals from 13 countries worldwide:  Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mauritius, Mexico, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States. ...


Two Realogy Leaders Receive 2015 Women Worth Watching Awards

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, today announced that two executives at the company have been named among the "Women Worth Watching for 2015," by Profiles of Diversity Journal.  Kate Rossi, executive vice president for NRT's ...


RE/MAX Magazine Wins 2 Industry Awards

ABOVE, the RE/MAX network magazine, has been recognized by two prominent organizations for its creative custom content and superior writing. The quarterly publication highlights the accomplishments and civic contributions of successful RE/MAX Affiliates. ...


MLSListings Inc. Takes Mobile App Service to a New Level with Homesnap Pro

Homesnap has partnered with MLSListings Inc to provide subscriptions for mobile app Homesnap Pro to all of its subscribers. MLSListings Inc is the premier MLS for real estate listings in northern California, representing more than 16,000 MLS subscribers and facilitating more than $70 billion in annual real estate transactions. ...


Home Warranty Offer for NAR Members

NAR PULSE—American Home Shield is offering $50 off select AHS home warranties for NAR members through the REALTOR Benefits® Program.  American Home Shield founded the home warranty industry and remains an industry leader, serving more than 1.4 million customers across the country. ...


Obtaining Listings through Repeat, Referral Business

After a quarter century of successfully marketing real estate in the greater Pittsburgh area, Coldwell Banker’s Georgie Smigel knows a few things that keep driving her leading position in the market. ...


Webinar: Removing Boundaries for Real Estate Team Expansion

There is a new phenomenon emerging around aggressively growing real estate teams. Team leaders who already dominate the surrounding communities once had to make a decision if they wished to expand—either try to squeeze more productivity out of their existing team structure or break loose and start their own offices. ...


Upping the Competition in a Mobile-Driven Market

When Darell Bowen decided to get back into real estate after taking a break from the business in 2001, he knew he needed to find his feet quickly. For Bowen, one of the biggest challenges was settling on the technology infrastructure needed to catapult Darell Bowen Realty back into the ...


3 Tips for Anyone Expecting an Inheritance

The odds are good that you will inherit money or assets in the coming years. And, if you’re like most people, you’ll save only half. ...


Great Spaces: Kutcher and Kunis Make Moves before Marriage

Actor and funny-man Ashton Kutcher recently sold his home in the Hollywood Hills for $9.925 million. The home, which was finished in 2007, has been on the market since spring 2014. With a ...


What Foundations Are Built across the Nation?

NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC) data shows that nationally, about 30 percent of new single-family homes started in 2013 have a full or partial basement, 54 percent are built on slabs, and 15 percent have a crawl space. The remaining share, including homes built on stilts or ...


Our Latest News >>