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5-Step Checklist to Spruce Up a Backyard

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

If your listing could use an outdoor makeover, follow these five steps to make the landscape become more of a standout to home buyers.

Don't Make These Networking Mistakes

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

Face-to-face with a client or peer is the time to form stronger bonds. So don't make these communication no-nos.

Foreign Interest in U.S. Property Slightly Dips

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

“Weaker economic growth throughout the world, devalued foreign currencies, and financial market turbulence combined to present significant...

New Tool Features Homes with Easy Commutes

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

A new tool is helping home buyers shop for homes near jobs that can offer them a car-free commute in 30 minutes or less.

Agent Sues Over Anonymous Online Post

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

An Alabama real estate agent is fighting back in federal court after several anonymous online posts surfaced about her that she says has greatly...

And With Easy Access to a 3,000-Mile Bike Trail...

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 00:00

How'd you like to boast that feature with your listing? An organization is working to connect states with a massive bike trail.

3D-Printed Home Can Withstand Earthquakes

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

A new technique developed by a Chinese company can build a home in just six weeks — and the company says that home will survive a magnitude...

Mortgage Demand Up 14% on Falling Rates

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

The "Brexit" effect is sending mortgage rates plummeting in the U.S., and home owners and buyers are rushing to take advantage.

Turning NBA Stars Into Real Estate Moguls

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

The National Basketball Association is offering education opportunities for its star players to learn how to invest in real estate after their...

City Living Not Just a Modern Shift

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

The uptick of urban wealth and decline in rural populations isn't new to today's generation. Historically, before the...

10 Cities With the Highest Rents

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

Renters' housing costs are skyrocketing in these major metros.

States Where Homes Sell in Less Than a Month

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

The market is picking up steam, with homes flying off the market in a shorter amount of time. Check out a map to see how sales are doing in your...

Hackers Access At Least 10M Android Devices

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 00:00

New HummingBad malware allows hackers to break into a phone and generate up to $300,000 per month in fraudulent advertising revenue, which is...

3 Ethics Changes You Need to Know About

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

Both the world of arbitration and the Twitter-verse are having an impact on the way the REALTORS® Code of Ethics is being carried out. Make...

This Type of Millennial Is Mostly Likely to Live at Home

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

Young adults aged 18 to 34 are more likely to live with a parent than in any other arrangement for the first time since 1880. But researchers have...

Borrowers Need Your Knowledge

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

A new survey shows significant gaps in credit score knowledge, particularly among younger generations. 

5 Real Estate Laws in the Spotlight

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

These recently passed local and state measures reflect evolving environmental concerns and other priorities.

Quirky Staging Touches Make Your Listings Pop

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

These props represent a novel way to keep your listings top-of-mind with buyers.

Do Ultra-Clean Homes Appraise Higher?

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:00

Some homeowners are beginning to see value in spick-and-span listings. But are appraisers on board? 

Keller Williams to Give $1.8M to W.V. Flood Victims

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 00:00

A week after historic flooding left 26 people dead across West Virginia, Keller Williams Realty offices around the country are pitching in to help...