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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Zeroing in on Market Conditions

As the real estate industry continues along the road to recovery, enticing buyers and sellers back into the game, real estate professionals are pulling out all the stops when it comes to keeping their finger on the pulse of the market. For Jen ...


Speaker Spotlight: Matt Widdows to Be Featured Panelist at RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum

Attendees at this year’s NAR Annual Conference and Expo will have a special opportunity to hear several of the nation’s most successful industry leaders break down their strategies for success at RISMedia’s 19th annual Power Broker Forum, titled, “Power Broker Strategies for Enhancing the Consumer Experience.” ...


Your Place: Multiple-glazed Windows Help Fight Condensation

(MCT)—I know I’ll be getting this question at least once as cooler weather sets in, so here’s an explanation of window condensation, courtesy of Tom Herron of the National Fenestration Rating Council. ...


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 ...


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