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Money Tips for Those Expecting

(TNS)—Deciding to have children is one of the most life-altering choices you’ll ever make. Joy, stress, excitement, exhaustion, hundreds of books on how to not screw up, and thousands of bucks to prepare your little one: Your plate is now loaded. Here are ...


Florida’s Housing Market: More Closed Sales, Rising Prices in June 2015

Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices and tightening inventory in June, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of existing single-family homes statewide totaled 27,729 last month, up 19.6 percent over June 2014. ...


Upping the Ante with Mobile Marketing

When transportation industry vet Maury Westerdale retired from Ford in the early ’90s, he invested in a storage facility and discovered the benefit of having a rental truck program as part of his business. ...


NAR’s Commitment to Brokers: Hearing Your Voices, Meeting Your Needs

As the chief advocate organization supporting the real estate industry, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) serves as a vital partner with all brokers. NAR advocates on behalf of the industry, works to help brokers be successful and supports your efforts through a variety of venues and vehicles. ...


How to Get Inside the Seller’s Mindset

A woman who lived in her home for over 25 years, who raised four kids there, is now ready to live a simpler life. She contacted a home staging company to help downsize to a two-bedroom condo. Over the phone, she mentioned removing ...


California Pending Home Sales Continue Annual Increase for Seventh Straight Month

California pending home sales continued to gain steam in June, registering seven months of continued annual increases and the fifth consecutive month of double-digit increases, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.). ...


6 Ways to Cut $500 from Your Monthly Bills

(TNS)—Surely, you’ve heard advice about cutting discretionary expenses—a daily latte, for example—to save money. It’s true that small savings can add up and provide more wiggle room in your budget. ...


Adwerx Launches Mobile App Advertising Product for Real Estate Industry Startup

Adwerx recently announced the release of a new advertising product that places agent advertisements within mobile apps. The new mobile advertisements will run in the Facebook Mobile NewsFeed and other popular mobile apps, which now account for more than 50 percent of Internet usage in the United States. ...


Halstead Property Expands New Jersey Presence

Halstead Property recently announced that they have joined forces with the reputable New Jersey boutique firm, Rhodes Van Note. With this asset purchase announcement, Halstead will now have two offices in New Jersey – the new office in Montclair and their recently renovated and expanded office in Hoboken. Thirty Agents ...


Maximizing Real Estate Marketing with Social Media

For over 10 years, people have been pioneering new techniques and succeeding via social media. In fact, it seems almost every day there is a new article with advice for using social media to market your business. It’s time to accept it, social ...


Maintaining Ongoing Communication

Keeping lines of communication open with past and present clients is a job in and of itself. In the following interview, Regal Realty International Broker/Owner Ericka Thomas de No offers insight on achieving and maintaining customer loyalty, and more. ...


4 Ways to Tell How Fast Your Home Will Sell

Selling a home can be an unpredictable pursuit with a plethora of variables. Here are data-driven pointers from Zillow Research that help identify which homes are likely to fly off the market (in 60 days or less): ...


FHA Buyer Share of Home Sales at Two-Year High

RealtyTrac® recently released its June and Midyear 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows distressed sales, cash sales and institutional investor sales in June were all down from a year ago to multi-year lows even as sales to first-time homebuyers and other ...


12 Stunning Ways to Repurpose Pallets and Crates in Your Home

Pallets and crates have long been used for packing and shipping, but lately they’ve become the face of a new generation of DIY. They can be repurposed in a number of different, surprising ways that not only are useful, but also quite stylish. ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® Members Named Winners in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt

HGTV has announced the winners of its Ultimate House Hunt, a month-long online contest held on HGTV.com. The contest highlighted exceptional homes from across the globe in ten distinct categories, attracting over 82 million page views with nearly 900,000 votes cast. ...


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