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Why Millennials Value Local Real Estate Agents

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:00

Millennials love to do many things online, but when it comes to real estate, they still prefer a local face-to-face relationship.

Walking Trails Overtake Golf Communities

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:00

Golf course neighborhoods are getting less popular as consumers show a greater preference to live near extensive trail networks and shared...

10 Best College Towns for Investors

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:00

College towns are known for being great places to invest in real estate, tending to offer stable rents and a steady pool of tenants. Find out the...

5 Environmentally Smart Landscaping Tips

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:00

Share this infographic to help your clients in drought-prone areas plan an environmentally friendly landscaping project.

Do Your Investors Need Landlord Insurance?

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:00

This special type of insurance may offer greater protections to those who rent out a property than what standard homeowners insurance allows....

Fewer New Homes in Pipeline Pushes Up Prices

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

Nationwide housing starts dropped in March, despite high buyer demand, which is adding pressure to home prices, says NAR’s chief economist....

Why Removing That Wall Isn’t Always So Easy

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

Your home buyers may believe they can turn just any home into an open floor plan. But not so fast. 

Realtor.com®’s Chief Economist Has Resigned

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

Jonathan Smoke has stepped down as realtor.com®’s chief economist after nearly three years at the post. The company has begun its search...

Loan Applications Dip, Despite 2017 Rate Low

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

Fewer home buyers and refinancers locked in the lowest rates of the year last week. Mortgage applications dropped 1.8 percent, the MBA reports....

New Berkshire Alliance Targets Chinese Buyers

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is teaming up with China’s largest international property website, Juwai.com, to attract wealthy Chinese...

Selling This Building Is No Picnic

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 00:00

A company that thought it was a great idea to move into a building shaped like a picnic basket is having second thoughts as the now-empty property...

What Really Makes a Property Appreciate

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 00:00

A home’s value generally appreciates 3 percent to 4 percent every year, but certain house features could boost a home’s value even...

How Owning a Home Pays Off at Tax Time

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 00:00

Today is tax day! This may be the perfect day to remind your prospects about the advantage of owning a home when it comes to getting a tax break....

Builders Bet on Tiny Apartments

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 00:00

Builders are going smaller with apartments, banking on a lure of tiny studios among the 20-something crowd. 

The 10 Crowning Markets of the Spring Season

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 00:00

Which housing markets are emerging as top performers this spring season?

The Love of Pets Hits Home

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:00

With nearly 1 million views, Coldwell Banker’s top-rated video ad campaign highlights the joy of household pets.

Court College Grads: Here’s Why

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:00

Americans with an education level of bachelor’s degree or higher are more likely to own a home by age 30, according to a new study from the...

Signs Your Mobile Device Has a Virus

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:00

Don't let your business suffer because of malware that could compromise information on your smartphone or tablet.

Survey: Outdoor Kitchens Making a Comeback

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:00

They were considered a hot amenity a few years ago, then fell out of favor. But homeowners and prospective buyers have their eye on them again,...

Get More Buyers Interested in Your Listing

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:00

A property may not garner enough attention from buyers because of a variety of problems. Here's how to eliminate three of those common issues...

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