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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Taking a Pulse Check on Your Attitude

Hard times that sap your energy and leave you frustrated are an inevitable part of life. ...


Living Smart: 7 Ways to Get Creative with Kitchen Storage

(TNS)--No matter the size of your kitchen, it always seems like there’s never enough space. Maybe at one time you thought it was the perfect size, but after years of purchasing kitchen gadgets and new dishes, along with having a growing family, the thrill is gone. ...


For Your Client: Spring Projects to Spruce up Your Home

(BPT) - Warmer weather and sunnier days are on their way and many homeowners are itching to begin home improvement projects. If you are one of them, consider these areas of your home when prepping for spring. ...


Deloitte Consumer Spending Index Hits a 51-Month High

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index ("Index") increased in January, reaching its highest level since September 2010. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending. ...


The 10 Best Cities for Love

To help you find love today, Zillow recently looked at cities with more than 250,000 residents and identified those with the highest percentage of eligible bachelors and bachelorettes who could afford a night on the town in its Valentine’s Day Index. Specifically, Zillow ranked the top 10 cities according to: ...


You’re Not Too Late! Power Broker Survey Deadline Extended

The deadline to complete RISMedia’s 2015 Power Broker Survey has been extended until Friday, February 20, 2015. The Power Broker Survey is the industry’s most widely read and long-standing ranking of the country’s top real estate brokerage firms. If you haven’t submitted your ...


Company Spotlight: Simplifying the International Home-buying Process

The home-buying process is often a lengthy operation that involves many different gears all turning at once. But when the buying process takes place overseas, the operation is even more involved. From opening up new bank accounts to understanding exchange rates, buying or selling internationally takes research, industry know-how and ...


Six Reasons to Show Your Employees Some Love This Valentine’s Day

When is the last time you told one of your employees, "You mean so much to me!" If it has been a while (or heck, even if it hasn't!), this is a great time of year to show your people how much you care. It's still the beginning of a ...


Business Basics: Don’t Become Jaded

I have a good friend/client named Tom (not his real name) who sold his real estate brokerage a few years ago to focus on other areas of real estate. ...


4 Rules for Hiring and Retaining Your Best Employees

Exorbitant student loans constitute just one reason why young people eager to experience the world may want to reconsider college, says Ed Basler, a veteran entrepreneur. ...


RISMedia’s Next Agent Webinar: Learn Listing Mastery from the Pros

RISMedia will host the next in its Agent Webinar Series, “Listing Mastery,” sponsored by Open Home Pro™, on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. EST. The event is free, but seats are limited, so attendees are encouraged to sign up early. ...


Quicken Loans Study Shows Appraiser and Homeowner Opinions in January Nearly Equal

Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, this week reported its Home Price Perception Index (HPPI) narrowed in January, showing that appraisers’ opinions of home values were only 0.18 percent higher than homeowners’ estimates, according to the index’s national composite. ...


Company Spotlight: Utilizing Big Data to Make Real Estate Dreams Come True

Searching for an apartment to rent or a home to buy on the Internet can be a chore. It requires a lot of time spent searching for what’s available, neighborhood information, what’s nearby, local school data and plenty of other information ...


A Revolutionary Approach

“Boomerang buyers, or those who underwent a foreclosure or short sale between 2007 and 2012, are finally making their comeback,” says Leah Wolfe-Kraemer, Managing Broker with Realty ONE Group – Goodyear in Goodyear, Ariz. For more information on current real estate trends and secrets for success, read the following interview. ...


Is Striving for a Perfect Credit Score Worth It?

(TNS)—Is perfection worth it when you’re oh-so-close already? ...


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