Buyer & Seller Tips

    Registration Open for Brokers Edge

    NAR PULSE­—Brokers, register today for the first-ever Virtual Broker’s Edge Series: Modern Leadership. Learn how to be influential leaders in modern times with topics such as professionalism, diversity, marketing, and much more. Sept. 30 11 a.m. CST! Right Tools, Right Now pricing: $29.95. MVP Members—Advance Your Business With NAR REACH and MVP  To keep you updated […]

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    Home Values Continue Rising, But Rent Growth Slowing

    August experienced increasing U.S. home values, being driven by the pressure build-up due to this summer’s housing inventory shortage. According to the August Zillow® Real Estate Market Report, the month saw the biggest month-over-month increase in nearly seven years—up 0.7 percent from July to an average of $256,663. Year-over-year, home values increased 5.1 percent—the largest […]

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    Existing-Home Sales: August Reaches Highest Level Since December 2006

    Existing-home sales in August continued to climb, reaching an all-time high since December 2006 and marking three consecutive months of positive sales gains, according to the National Association of REALTOR® (NAR). In August, total existing-home sales increased 2.4 percent from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.00 million. Year-over-year, sales increased 10.5 percent. […]

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    Keep Your Agents Safe on the Job With Resources From NAR

    Utilize resources from the National Association of REALTORS®’ REALTOR® (NAR) Safety Program to help keep safety at a forefront of your agents’ minds. Resources include weekly social media tips, presentations, videos, webinars, forms, flyers, web banners, ads, and more. Be sure to follow @nardotrealtor on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for weekly safety tips to share. […]

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    The New Voice of Real Estate

    VoicePad’s On-Demand Reception Solution Provides a Better, Faster, More Economical Way to Deliver Inbound Calls to a Real Estate Operation As any real estate professional can attest, efficient communication is more important than ever as we continue to navigate the challenges associated with conducting business in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. And for CENTURY […]

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    Register Now for ‘Stand Out: Measurable Marketing Strategies that Flat Out Dominate’

    When: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 3 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. CT / 1 p.m. MT / 12 p.m. PT What: Even though we have more tools than ever to connect, it is challenging to be heard amongst the millions of voices. How do we stand out? How do we make a splash, instead of […]

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    Full-Service for All

    Kevin Simrin Vitals: RE/MAX Integrity Years in business: 25 Size: 7 offices, 280 agents Regions served: Oregon, from the California border up to the state capital of Salem 2019 sales volume: $1,554,593,582 2019 transactions: 5,500 www.integrityhomesonline.com With more than three decades living in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Kevin J. Simrin is as much of an expert […]

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    Don’t Forget: Newsmaker Nominations Close in October

    RISMedia will be accepting nominations for its 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers until 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 15, 2020. The Real Estate Newsmakers are those individuals making headlines for their newsworthy contributions to the housing industry, and for their efforts to positively affect the consumers and communities they serve. Nominate a 2021 Newsmaker here. Readers may nominate […]

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    Realtor.com®: Natural Disasters Put the Brakes on New Listings

    According to realtor.com®’s Weekly Housing Report for the week ending Sept. 12, while the overall housing market is staying strong, recent natural disasters have prevented potential sellers across the West and South from listing their homes. The number of new listings for the week declined 17 percent compared to last year as a result of […]

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    Housing Starts: Single-Family Growth Continues in August

    In August, single-family starts saw continued growth while overall housing production declined 5.1 percent, according to the latest U.S Housing Development and Commerce Department report. August records 1.42 million starts if housing builders keep this pace for the next 12 months. Single-family starts increased 4.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.02 million, while […]

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