Real State News


Benjamin Franklin Inspires Buyers to Succeed
Benjamin Franklin's observation that 'Haste makes waste' serves as an excellent summary for the tendency of many real estate buyers to act too quickly and, therefore, not gain all the available benefits. PJ Wade shares solutions to 3 COMMON MISTAKES that can undermine home buyers.

Will Seller Make The Necessary Home Repairs?
Working with a relocation company can be difficult, especially when it comes to repairs. These companies are usually hired by large corporations to assist in selling the homes of employees who are being transferred to another location. Typically, the relocation company may actually take title to the property, give the employee the sales proceeds and then market the house to third parties.

4 insights that ‘wow’ potential homebuying clients
Although it would certainly be memorable, impressing your potential homebuying clients doesn't have to include picking them up in a Bentley or giving them neighborhood tours via helicopter. You want your clients to think, "Wow, John was really being sincere when he advised us not to buy that expensive house because it needed more restoration than we were ready for." ...

CoreLogic buys the technology that powers its MLS mobile app from DoApp
Real estate tech and data firm CoreLogic has acquired the technology behind its mobile multiple listing service app, GoMLS, from mobile tech company DoApp Inc. Terms of the deal, which closed on Oct. 31, were not disclosed. Seven of DoApp’s ...

‘First Look’ window for Fannie, Freddie REOs could stay open longer
Two prominent Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee are pushing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator to prolong the time period during which first-time homebuyers and other owner-occupants get a “First Look” at purchasing homes repossessed by the mortgage giants ...

Indie brokers: How to rock at double-ending deals
Hometown Realty launched a muscular marketing campaign when it signed a $1.1 million listing last spring. The San Marcos, California-based brokerage produced a video celebrating the listing’s motocross track, pushed Facebook ads to users who liked motorcycles, and fired out promotional postcards to hundreds of homeowners and ...

5 easy backlink tactics for Realtors
Why do backlinks work? These links essentially prove your website's worth to Google by improving your domain authority and page authority. They can be a quick and easy way to increase your search engine placement. In other words, these link sources are great way to impact your business quickly ...

Do you dial, swipe or text? Mauricio Umansky
Technology is key to success in real estate. Mauricio Umanksy talks about how to be the best in the business ...

Estate sale startup sells ‘everything but the house’
Estate sales typically involve the liquidation of a home. But, of course, the home itself is just one of many pieces of property that often needs to go when an owner dies or moves to an assisted living facility or retirement home. Everything But ...

International search app expands reach to 27 countries
The fastest-growing property search portal you’ve never heard of announced its iOS app is available in 27 countries, up from 16. German-based Lamudi is an international property website that has more than 750,000 property listings in emerging nations. The site ...

4 ways to winterize your real estate business
Here it is Thanksgiving and there's already plenty of snow on the ground, with more on the near horizon. For agents who live and work in frigid winter climates, it's time to "winterize" your business ...

Elliot Eisenberg’s 2015 economic outlook
Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., is the founder of econ70.com; he gives readers his 2015 economic outlook ...