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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Buyers Bloom in the Springtime

Daffodils, April showers, robins and a new crop of For Sale signs seem to be working their seasonal magic on home buyers. The latest Fannie Mae survey, conducted in March, reports that the gloominess that shrouded buyers during the bitter winter months ...


Great Spaces: Actor Armand Assante’s N.Y. Farmhouse

Have you ever dreamed of owning a celebrity’s home? Actor Armand Assante’s former N.Y. home is currently being marketed and auctioned off. The residential farm estate (and associated properties) are located in Campbell Hall, N.Y. (Orange County). Located at 435, 451 ...


Homefinder.com App Maximizes Showings

It’s undeniable that most consumers in the market for a new home begin their searches on the Web. In fact, thanks to the Internet, consumers can learn a great deal about a property before even speaking with a real estate professional. While the Internet may be a great tool for ...


Costs Can Vary Widely for Home Repairs

(MCT)—Many homeowners are perplexed when they see defects in their homes. If there is a water spot on the ceiling, does it mean a few shingles on the roof need to be replaced? Or does an entirely new roof need to be ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® Deploy Advanced Automated Marketing System

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, the fifth-largest provider of brokerage and related services in the United States, has unveiled the real estate industry’s most advanced automated marketing system. ...


Top Luxury Estates from Intero Presented in a Mobile Friendly Digital Magazine

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc. is releasing another issue of its Intero Prestigio digital magazine. The digital magazine is a combination of the innovative, tech savvy power of the Silicon Valley real estate company and its division specializing in high-end real estate, Intero Prestigio International. This issue offers a taste ...


In Top Metro Areas, a Relationship Is Found between Income and Home Values

In a recent study, NAHB examines eight key housing statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS). This post takes a closer look at two of those statistics; the median household income and median value of owner-occupied housing units. ...


Is Corporate Culture Part of Your Business Plan?

Whether you’re launching a new business or wondering why your existing company isn’t performing as well as predicted, longtime corporate executive Larry Katzen suggests taking a careful look at your business plan. ...


Home Protection Plans a Valuable Asset in Today’s Recovering Market

As the real estate market continues to pick up in the northern suburbs of the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, metroplex, it might be easy for agents to fall back on simply processing the rapid turnover of properties they’re handling. ...


Diggin’ In: How to Grow a Terrarium

(MCT)—If only the rest of life were as simple as growing succulents in an open terrarium. ...


The Wonder of Widgets: Keep Buyers and Sellers Coming Back to Your Site

When you visit Homes.com, there are a myriad number of ways the site can help you and your real estate company grow, be it the informative articles, helpful blogs or thought-provoking webinars. ...


Leveraging GENLIFE to Achieve What We All Want Most…More

What’s the # 1 thing every agent, broker or owner wants? ...


Home Warranties Offer Agent Benefits

After helping a client buy or sell a home, a real estate professional’s job isn’t over. Past clients are often the best sources of future business, and HSA Home Warranty works to keep that relationship alive. ...


3 Reasons to Send Prospects Video Email

With the market beginning its seasonal upswing and competition increasing as well, it’s more important than ever to make a lasting impression on prospects. Video email is one way to achieve this; send prospects the information they are looking for with a ...


6 Signs Your Retirement Plan is in Trouble

After the 2008 economic meltdown, when the stock market fell 37 percent, veteran financial advisor Curt Whipple says he met with clients from outside financial institutions who’d lost 50 to 60 percent of their portfolio in a single year. ...