News – April 17, 2014

  • Builders Continue to See Market Improvements
    The March NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose one point from a one-point downwardly revised February to 47. This is the third consecutive month with the index below 50, the point where

News – April 16, 2014

  • REALTORS® Take Their Message to Nation’s Capitol
    Next month REALTORS® will head to Washington, D.C., for the REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo, May 12-17, to promote public policies that protect investment in commercial and residential property and

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  • What New Mortgage Rules Mean for Brokers
    As of Jan. 1, 2014, the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rules and requirements for buying a home and refinancing a mortgage, also known as the “qualified mortgage” or “ability-to-repay”

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  • Achieving Success: Act Now!
    “My dreams are worthless, my plans are dust, my goals are impossible. All are of no value unless they are followed by action. I will act now.” Og Mandino, “The Greatest Salesman in the

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  • How Much Do Real Estate Agents Make?
    It’s a common question for consumers, students and real estate professionals: How much do real estate agents make? The answer can vary wildly depending on where you’re working, how many hours

News – March 29, 2014

  • February Pending Home Sales Continue Slide
    Pending home sales declined for the eighth straight month in February, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Modest increases in the Midwest and West were offset by declines in the Northeast

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  • New Report Shows Continuing Recovery, a leading online real estate destination and a division of Dominion Enterprises, has released its January Local Market Index, a price performance summary of repeat sales of U.S. properties. Utilizing home pricing

News – March 26, 2014

  • Home Prices Move Up in January
    In recent housing news, home prices rose during the frost month of January, according to recent results from S&P/Case-Shiller. According to the survey released Tuesday March 25, the S&P/Case-Shiller composite index of

News – March 25, 2014

  • Homeowner Vacancy Rates Vary Across Top Metros
    In a recent study, NAHB examines eight key housing statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS). This post takes a closer look at one of those statistics; the homeowner vacancy

News – March 24, 2014

  • Connect and Convert
    Terri Murphy, speaker and legendary social media expert, says this about social media: “It’s not just about connecting with people, it’s all about conversion.” We connect, and then we convert. With so many methods of

News – March 22, 2014

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  • Is Your Marketing Competitive?
    Some of the highest-powered real estate agents will tell you that when prospective clients reach out to them, it’s because they feel as if they already “know” them. That’s because those agents are continually

News – March 20, 2014