The battle over restrictions imposed by the Toronto Real Estate Board on the display of sold and pending listings by ?virtual office websites? continues, after Canada’s highest court declined to get involved this week. Canada?s Competition Burea
Launching your career in real estate is no easy venture. My heart bleeds for new agents who have worked so hard to earn their license and complete all of their post-licensing sales training and now are ready to roll! But there's one little problem: N
Alex Perriello, the astute and affable CEO of Realogy Franchise Group, sent me an email two weeks ago, to set up an appointment to talk on Tuesday, July 15, at 1 p.m. I anticipated that the reason for the call ...
Long-term rates stabilized this week as events, puzzles, forces and conflicts scattered all over the world canceled each other. We focus on the yields of long-term debt (like bonds and mortgage-backed securities) because they are the result of real-time v
When you walk into our real estate office in Oklahoma City, you can tell there?s something different: an open design, modern aesthetic, 20-foot ceilings, and a state-of-the-art machine that makes just about every coffee beverage under the sun. But we don?
If reported merger talks between Zillow and Trulia do culminate in a deal, a slim majority of Inman News readers who responded to an online poll Thursday said that would be bad for the real estate industry. Would a merger ...
Having weathered a soft patch that lasted through the fall, winter and early spring, housing markets are showing signs of a rebound that should continue for the rest of the year, according to the latest forecast by economists at Fannie ...
Shares in Zillow and Trulia are up sharply today on reports that Zillow is looking to acquire its smaller rival. Citing anonymous sources, Bloomberg reports that Zillow could value Trulia at as much as $2 billion, and that an agreement ...
Editor’s note: Michele Chiu’s account of her experience attending the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco is republished with permission from The Boutique Real Estate Group’s Orange County Real Estate Blog. It?s b
Over the course of 15 years of selling real estate, I've made some mistakes. It's easy to do when you don't have a "how-to" manual or a mentor to guide you. I thought I'd share a few of my blunders ... just in case there'
Ellie Mae is now offering mortgage lenders a consumer direct solution for its Encompass mortgage management platform that can guide homebuyers through a step-by-step application process in less than 15 minutes, giving borrowers greater control and insight
As a Berkeley resident who has also seen dozens of terrible real estate sites masquerading as local content hubs, I was struck by how engaging Arron Sweeney's YourBerkeley.com website was. I met with Arron to ask him about his strategy and ongoing pl
The National Association of Realtors-India is holding its sixth annual meeting Aug. 16-17 in Kolkata. While some of the scheduled programming might sound familiarly mind-numbing to American Realtors (“Standardization of Global Practice in Real E
Speaking at a California Association of Realtors event, consultant Rob Hahn laid out what he calls “five unspeakables” that real estate industry leaders don’t like to hash out in public: Too much incompetence. Agent teams are