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Todays Real Estate News Archive


‘myRA’ Accounts This Fall May Alter Your Retirement Plans

Important changes are coming this fall for what’s become one of the biggest concerns of the era: affording retirement. ...


Top 15 Real Estate Apps to Blaze a Trail in 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to nail down our plans for the new year.  By now, real estate leaders have been in the throes of budget planning, evaluating expenses and trends, and strategizing to the hilt.  During this process, we ...


Connecting with Growing Hispanic Market at Casa Latina Home Expo

Hispanics play an increasingly significant role in the nation’s home purchase market, and by 2020 half of all new homebuyers are expected to be Hispanic. These consumers, like most, are passionate about homeownership and take great pride in their homes. They want ...


Want Your 2015 to Be a Success? Start Making Your Goals Now

As this year winds down, it’s a great time to take a critical inventory of your business. I like to think of it as a checkup that’s similar to an annual physical at the doctor’s office. ...


Brokers Concerned about Generation Y but Expect a Better 2015

While the typical firm profile is similar to previous years, the future expectations of firms change as the real estate market evolves over time, as seen in the results from NAR’s 2014 Profile of Real Estate Firms. ...


Women: 5 Tactics to Defy the Impossible in Business

In terms of growth in business ownership, women have been soaring past men, averaging increases 1.5 times the national average, according to the 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report by American Express Open. ...


Realogy Announces Exclusive Succession Planning Program for its Franchisees

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced a succession leadership program available exclusively to Realogy's brand-affiliated business owners and their identified potential successors so they can strategically chart their own course for their company's future.  The Ascend Executive Leadership Experience is a transformational educational offering developed specifically by the Realogy Franchise Group ...


Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta Welcomes Robinson Realty Team

Lisa Robinson and a team of seven real estate professionals from The Robinson Realty Group have joined Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta,  one of the world’s leading international luxury real estate brands. ...


Foreclosure Activity Increases 15 Percent

RealtyTrac® today released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for October 2014, which shows foreclosure filings—default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions—were reported on 123,109 U.S. properties in October, an increase of 15 percent from the previous month but still down 8 percent from a year ago. The 15 percent monthly ...


REALTORS® Should Embrace Online Data, Educate Consumers about Valuations

REALTORS® shouldn't be afraid of the plethora of available real estate data online, and it's their responsibility to educate buyers and sellers about the different valuation models and data available, according to panelists at a property valuation forum at the 2014 ...


Diving Deep into the Operations of a Successful Brokerage

There are a lot of people who either feel positive or negative about the real estate market right now based on the various reports and statistics that get out into the public in so many different ways. Good or bad, to the consumer, it all translates into instability. There is ...


2015 NAR Officers Installed

Chris Polychron, a REALTOR® in Hot Springs, Ark., was installed recently as 2015 president of the National Association of REALTORS® at the association’s Board of Directors meeting during the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. ...


What’s Under There? The Pros and Cons of Building on a Slab

In a recent report, Louisville area REALTOR® Samantha George dug into her practical list of things potential buyers should take into consideration when house hunting. George says being proactive now can help save you lots of time and money in the long run. ...


ezFlix LLC Announces Beta Release of a New Mobile App for Real Agents

Recently, ezFlix LLC announced its long awaited beta launch of their mobile application, ezFlix. This mobile application allows real estate agents to access their listings on a mobile device and add live video,  still photos, custom voice overs and  empowers them to share those updates with their own contacts, social ...


RealBiz Media and HarmonHomes.com Announce Joint Operational and Marketing Agreement

RealBiz Media Group (RBM) during the National Association of Realtors® conference in New Orleans this week announced a joint marketing agreement with leading real estate media company, Harmon Media Group (HMG), a time-tested leader in local real estate publication and online solutions for real estate agents and brokers with over ...


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