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Todays Real Estate News Archive


NAR Selects Nancy Nagy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group to Serve on Board of Directors

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group’s Chief Executive Officer Nancy Nagy has been selected to serve on the National Association of Realtors® Board of Directors in 2015, the company has announced. Nagy was chosen to serve as one of the 75 large real estate firm representatives. ...


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Forget the Homeownership Rate. It’s the Process that Matters

(TNS)--Because of the widespread belief that homeownership is valuable, the recent decline in the homeownership rate has generated some dismay. The rate, which had peaked at 69.1 percent in 2005, shortly before the financial crisis, has since fallen to 64.8 percent. This is the lowest it has been since 1995. ...


Winter Maintenance Tips to Keep Homeowners Comfortable — and Safe — This Winter

American Home Shield recently released five important tips to remind homeowners to take preventative maintenance steps and other precautions to help keep their homes cozy -- and safe -- this winter. ...


How to Create Lasting Holiday Memories

(TNS)--Many of us have lasting memories from our childhood holidays. Some are more predictable than others, tied to traditions that get passed down for generations and whose mere practice today still stirs emotions. ...


Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased in November

The recently released Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) for November 2014 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 22 percent relative to the previous month. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. ...


Great Spaces: Seattle Tree Fort for Sale

Why live on the ground when you can live in a tree? Or, best case scenario, live in both! A current Seattle listing for a 2,205-square-foot home comes with a treehouse larger than the average apartment. ...


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Striving for Excellence

For many booming real estate businesses, a winning company culture is the heart of their success. In the following interview, Wes Flacker the Broker/Owner of CENTURY 21 Magellan Realty in Boise, Idaho, talks about creating a culture people want to work in, effective client retention, customer loyalty, and more. ...


Three Ways to Help Millennials Enter the Housing Market

There have been so many reports in recent months about both the importance of millennials in contributing to the housing recovery and the uphill battle they face when trying to buy a home that this has become a main topic of conversation whenever I talk ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Community Realty Strengthens Pennsylvania Presence

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate just announced the addition of Community Realty to its franchise network. At the helm of the newly formed brokerage are co-owners John Colarusso, Phoenixville entrepreneur, and leading Phoenixville real estate sales professional, Jennifer Daywalt. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Community Realty will serve ...


Marketing to Multiple Stakeholders

Who ever says real estate was easy? There’s no product. The transaction lacks the big “gimme” that makes marketing a bit easier: frequency. And, to make matters more challenging, we all have to be cognizant of marketing to multiple stakeholders and various ...


Everyone You Know Should Know What You Do

As a REALTOR®, you’re constantly looking for ways to connect to new clients.  One of the keys to new connections—is to make sure that everyone you come into contact with knows what you do. Given below are 5 referral sources that can turn into business building opportunities. ...


Invest in Yourself Before Spending another Dime

In the real estate world, there is often a choice for every decision. For potential buyers, that means anything from home size to style and renovation ideas. Not only can this be overwhelming for homeowners, an agent’s job is made that much tougher through trying to find their client’s perfect ...


The Learning Curve: Your Company’s Only Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Like all business leaders, you know that your organization’s survival and success depend on maintaining a competitive advantage. So you’re constantly focused on reaching more of your target market, making your product that much better, and expanding your services. ...


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