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Todays Real Estate News Archive


FHA 203k Mortgage Loans Provide Options for Agents and Buyers

Most real estate agents have been there: You have a listing that has great bones or offers a lot of space for the money, but some aspects of its condition are likely to frighten most buyers away. With a unique financing option available ...


It’s Not about Us

Recently, I was a conference panelist speaking on the topic of consumer perceptions of the real estate industry. As millions of homes are sold each year and buyers and sellers are generally happy with their experience, one may conclude that all is right ...


Great Spaces: Historic 617-acre Estate and Former Plantation Up for Sale

In Green Plains in Mathews County, Va., an estate rich with historical significance and counting some of America’s most striking political families as owners and former owners is set to hit the auction block. ...


Is It Time to Update Your Landscaping?

(TNS)—Homeowners often update or refresh the interior of their homes by changing paint color or furniture, but the design of your lawn probably doesn’t receive your attention that frequently. ...


Engel & Völkers Opens Market Center in Rome

Engel & Völkers has opened a Market Center (MC) in the heart of Rome, close to world-famous landmarks including the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain, the company has announced. The MC concept is aimed at brokering high-end residential property across the whole metropolitan area of Rome. There ...


Stewart Title Announces Leaders to Serve Midwest Division

Stewart Title® recently announced transitions within leadership roles including division president for Illinois, and senior division president for the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. ...


Webinar: Goodbye Peaks and Valleys, Hello Year-Round Success!

The market is unpredictable–your income doesn’t have to be. Workman Success Systems Founder and CEO Verl Workman and RE/MAX Center’s Cleve Gaddis are back for another installment of RISMedia’s popular Agent Webinar Series, where they’ll discuss the secrets to year-round sales success, including: ...


Special realtor.com® White Glove Team Stands Ready to Provide Free Support for Free Resources

As a broker, one of your key challenges is helping your new agents leverage the tools and resources available to successfully launch their real estate careers. It’s rare to find free help for your agents, but that’s exactly what’s available from realtor.com®’ s New Agent Acquisition Team—a group of professional ...


HUD Releases Rule Clarifying Requirements of Housing Choice Voucher Participants

Recently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released the final rule that clarifies the portability regulations and requirements in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program and helps improve the processing of portability requests. Portability refers to a feature of the HCV program that allows an eligible family with ...


Get Ready for National Clean Out Your Garage Day

(TNS)—One thing that attracted me to our house when we bought it 14 years ago was the garage. ...


Existing-Home Sales Maintain Steady Incline

Existing-home sales steadily increased for the third consecutive month in July, while stubbornly low inventory levels and rising prices are likely to blame for sales to first-time buyers falling to their lowest share since January, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


How to Write a Compelling Real Estate Listing

Writing a compelling real estate listing will help ensure that your listing generates interest and produces showings that result in a sale. Your listing is the primary way you'll promote your property to potential buyers. It must catch the readers' eye and pique ...


Following a Clear Action Plan the Foundation to Success

Reaching success often means planning, planning, planning. In the following interview, Pat Kelly of Realty ONE Group in Gilbert, Ariz., talks time management, tech, and more. ...


Understanding the Role of Title Insurance in the Home Buying Process

With more than five million homes sold annually in the United States, purchasing a home remains at the center of the American dream. A large percentage of these buyers will be making this major purchase for the first time, which can be ...


The Trek to Financial Wellness

(TNS)—One of the most important journeys we can take is the trek to financial wellness. Building financial security and independence, while certainly important, makes up only one slice of the whole financial wellness pie. Financial wellness also ...


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