How to Define and Achieve Wealth
Real estate brokers and agents have countless reasons for entering the profession, but at the core, they likely all have one thing in common: they seek financial stability and potential wealth. Financial stability is often table stakes for the most successful real estate professionals, but that doesn’t necessarily translate to wealth without clearly defining what […]
Housing Market Roller Coaster Ride Steadying in 2022, Report Says
After nearly two years of feverish activity in the housing market, experts at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices say the rollercoaster ride buyers and sellers lived through during the pandemic is coming to an end. BHHS recently released its Real Estate Report 2022, which forecasts a strong but stabilized housing market this year, deviating slightly from the […]
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California Association of REALTORS® Partners with Lone Wolf to Expand Technology Suite for Members
Lone Wolf Technologies and the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) announced a new partnership that expands the association’s technology suite for its nearly 210,000 members. The suite integrates new member benefits for offer management (OfferPlace), instant client messaging (iMessage), and the top CRM in real estate (LionDesk) to the current member benefits Transactions (zipForm Edition), […]
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Survey: Real Estate Investors Pessimistic on Current and Near-Term Market
Despite a red-hot real estate market and forecasts suggesting it will remain that way, investors have concerns according to RealtyTrac’s recent Investor Sentiment Survey. Nearly half (49%) of respondents felt that conditions had grown worse over the past year, while 30% think that conditions have remained the same. Looking ahead, 43% believe that the market will […]
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International Home-Buying Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2022
The world has changed in many ways since the start of the pandemic, but one major change is a new interest in international real estate. Now that international travel has opened back up, real estate agents who specialize in relocation, particularly international relocation, have a unique opportunity to leverage the trend. New Top International Destinations […]
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Advances in Home Inspection Technology Benefit Everyone
Technology evolution in home inspection now enables a number of advances that benefit clients and agents alike. Agents that take advantage of these developments will help improve their clients’ home-buying and -selling process and will save themselves time as well. Interactivity enables the buyer to review a visual inspection summary, offering expanded insights and information […]
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Boom in Home Remodeling May Peak in 2022
Spending for home improvements and repairs is expected to expand at a stronger pace in 2022, but signs point to some easing of growth by year end, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) being released Friday by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The LIRA projects double-digit […]
Watson Realty Corp. Founder Honored with Icon Award
Watson Realty Corp.’s owner and founder William A. Watson, Jr. was presented with the brand-new Real Estate Icon Award from the Northeast Florida Association of REALTORS® (NEFAR) last week on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the NEFAR 2022 Annual Installation and Awards Gala, the company has announced. Nearly 300 NEFAR members attended the Awards Gala […]
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Coldwell Banker Premier Merges with Legacy Firm, Expands Into Delaware
Coldwell Banker Premier, headquartered in Winchester, VA, with eight offices serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., has merged with legacy brokerage Coldwell Banker Resort Realty headquartered in Rehoboth Beach, DE, the company has announced. The move doubles the size of Coldwell Banker Premier, led by the company’s Founder and CEO, Steve DuBrueler. […]
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Fractured MLS Landscape Begins Embracing Tech, Consolidation
It is not the flashiest or most dynamic part of the real estate industry. The concept of a Multiple Listing Service, or MLS, goes back more than 100 years when local boards would meet in a dusty office and exchange paper copies of listings. Eventually, these were consolidated into larger volumes accessible by members of […]
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