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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Revolutionizing Real Estate with a Fresh Approach

From returning calls to showing houses and hustling paperwork, there’s no denying that the life of a real estate agent or broker is a busy one. At Equity Real Estate, agents and brokers are able to access all of their tools in one quick, easy-to-access location. ...


5 Essential Spring-Cleaning Chores

(TNS)—Ah, spring cleaning. All the tasks you pushed aside earlier in the year now await you—a seemingly never-ending list of chores. ...


4 Steps to Delight Your Customers with Consumable, Valuable Content

On average, Google processes over 40,000 search queries every second, which translates to over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide. ...


How to Effectively Market Yourself at Your Next Open House

While an open house presents a great opportunity to attract potential buyers to your listing, it’s also the perfect time for you to attract potential clients to your business.  As part of the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate National Open House month, we’re ...


The Many Benefits of Continuing Education

Today’s real estate market is competitive. Aside from the mechanics of finding the right homes for the right buyers, how can prospective buyers and sellers guarantee that they’ve found the right agent for the job? Setting yourself or your agents apart from the pack can make all the difference. In ...


Mortgage Rates Fall Hard, Freddie Mac Says

(TNS)—Fixed mortgage rates moved lower this week on news of weakness in the labor markets, with Freddie Mac saying lenders were offering conventional 30-year loans at an average of 3.66 percent, down from last week’s 3.7 percent. ...


Who Gets to Be a Millionaire? 6 Factors

People who buy lottery tickets hope to become millionaires. But some people, ticket-buyers or not, are more apt to reach millionaire status than others. A study by Fidelity Investments revealed the six most common wealth-building factors the most successful wanna-be millionaires have on ...


Century 21 New Millennium Showcases Homes during Annual Open House Weekend

CENTURY 21 New Millennium real estate professionals will be featuring homes for sale across the metro region during the weekend of April 18 and 19, 2015.  This coordinated event will showcase pre-selected homes throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.  With 17 offices covering the Greater Washington area, the company is in ...


Realogy Subsidary NRT Enters New Strategic Markets with Acquisition of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®

NRT LLC, subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp., recently acquired Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in Texas, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Coldwell Banker United has 60 offices and 2,000 affiliated sales associates, and will continue to operate under the Coldwell Banker brand as Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®. ...


Webinar: Close 50+ Deals a Year with Social Media

Buyers are calling. Are you answering? ...


Slow Income Growth Bringing Down Housing Sentiment

Consumer attitudes toward housing appear to have stalled somewhat amid a recent dip in confidence regarding personal finances and income growth, according to results from Fannie Mae's March 2015 National Housing Survey™. ...


House Payments More Affordable than Rent in 76 Percent of Markets

In 76 percent of the U.S. counties, the monthly house payment on a median-priced home is more affordable than the monthly fair market rent on a three-bedroom property, according to a recent RealtyTrac® analysis. ...


Improving Accuracy and Access

A company's success is often bolstered by its partnerships. In the following interview, Phyllis Brookshire, President of Allen Tate REALTORS®, talks about her company's vital partnership with realtor.com®. ...


New Solution to Student Loan Debt to Empower Borrowers, Positively Impact Economy

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) recently announced the acquisition of the Student Loan Alliance® (SLA), which heralds a new chapter in counseling services for consumers struggling to repay their student loans. ...


How to Speak Up When the Group Disagrees

(TNS)—Have you ever sat in a meeting, squirming because you disagreed but were afraid to say so? ...


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