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What Social Media Platforms Are Best for Your Real Estate Business? Part Two.

Last week, we took a look at a few of the most popular social media sites you can use to help build your business. Now we're going to look into four more social networks and see what they can do for ...


5 Ways to Nail Brand Consistency Online

Of the Realtors® who use social media for their real estate business, 70 percent use it to build relationships and 64 percent use it for visibility, exposure and marketing (2013-2014 REALTOR® Technology Survey). When it comes to building and maintaining your ...


Webinar: Increasing Security, Reducing Liability

To increase security and reduce liability, tune in on Tuesday October 21 at 3 p.m. EST to a practical session with well-known security speaker Robert Siciliano and Amy Chorew, VP of Platform Development at Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, on the essentials of real estate security. Robert ...


Webinar: Open Season on Open Houses

Move has surveyed 1 million agents, inspected 30 open houses in 30 days, and worked with its engineering team on apps and tools for converting more from open houses. Now, they are sharing their results with the real estate community in an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, October 21, ...


The 3 Major Sins of Sales Management

It’s a simple fact of business: Without sales, no one else downstream can do their jobs, says veteran sales manager and business speaker Jack Daly. Because of how vital sales are to a company, CEOs frequently tend to misuse their best ...


Great Spaces: Steve Martin Slashes Price on St. Barts Paradise Pad

Actor Steve Martin recently slashed the price on his St. Barts hideaway, a sprawling, yet quiet, four-bedroom home sitting high atop the hills of Lurin. ...


Realogy’s Tanya Reu Receives Ernest J. Reyes Founders’ Award from National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, today announced that Tanya Reu has been presented with the inaugural Ernest J. Reyes Founders' Award by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP). Reu, senior vice ...


GEPAR MLS Announces Partnership with Homesnap

Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® (GEPAR), the MLS for real estate listings in the Greater El Paso area, has teamed up with Homesnap to provide its 2,000 REALTOR® members with Homesnap Pro, the agent-only version of Homesnap’s popular consumer mobile app. GEPAR joins other MLSs that have partnered with Homesnap ...


American Home Shield Launches New Real Estate Home Warranty Plans

American Home Shield, a leader in the home warranty industry, has announced its launch of three new, easy-to-understand real estate plans geared exclusively toward protecting major home appliances and system components during and after real estate transactions. ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Plunge to Lowest Rate in 16 Months

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgages is currently 3.81 percent, down fifteen basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped ...


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. ...


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