Consumer Tips

    Lead the Way to a More Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Future

    Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are more than just buzzwords. These concepts go beyond legal requirements to treat all clients equally as well as the REALTOR® Code of Ethics zero tolerance for discrimination. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has championed DEI for years, yet stark societal divisions and disparities provide a clear imperative for […]

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    Why are Buyers Flocking to Manchester, New Hampshire?

    The housing market is booming almost everywhere you look. But some areas, although selling just as fast or faster than other communities, remain relatively affordable compared to other hot real estate markets across the country. With home prices reaching record highs, “affordability and strong local economies remain very much top of mind for today’s buyers.” […]

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    How Long Does a Title Search Take

    There is one common element to all real estate purchases. It would be best to make sure that the property you are interested in has a clear title. As obvious as this step seems, many seem to ignore it. However, always keep in mind that problems with the property titles generate most issues experienced during […]

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    Corcoran Global Living Acquires New Southern California Offices

    Corcoran Global Living has acquired the brokerage formerly known as The Address, Inc. into its growing operation, the company has announced. Corcoran Global Living will now serve Malibu and Newport Beach, as well as Agoura Hills/Westlake Village. With this latest addition, Corcoran Global Living continues its robust growth in California, Nevada and Ohio. The Address’s […]

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    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Declined in the Fourth Quarter of 2021

    Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties declined during the final three months of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest CREF Loan Performance Survey. “The fourth quarter saw continued improvement in the performance of commercial and multifamily mortgages, particularly among property types that were the most impacted by the […]

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    How to Break Your Procrastination Habits and Boost Productivity

    Being a successful agent isn’t just showings and closing deals. For most real estate professionals, a large chunk of the actual job involves completing tedious tasks and paperwork. So, it makes sense then that procrastinating is not all that uncommon for those in the industry. How, though, do you break that cycle once you’ve found […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    It’s here in my house in Northern California where I sit writing this post to you now, reflecting on one of the greatest leaders, ever, Martin Luther King, Jr., before we celebrate his achievements on Monday, the official Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (Though I believe his accomplishments should be celebrated every day as we […]

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    Register: How to Keep Agents from Chasing False Promises

    WHAT: Amid a sea of competition, brokerages need a strong recruiting and retention strategy to keep their agents happy and prevent poaching. In this webinar, sponsored by IXACT Contact, brokerages will learn tips and tricks they can use to create a successful culture and strategy to attract loyal agents. Register today to hear the industry’s […]

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    Headliners Week of 1/10 – 1/15

    RISMedia Blog and Social Media Editor Jameson Doris delivers this week's Headliners, a video recap of the week's top stories in real estate.

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    Luxury Real Estate Pros Reveal Marketing Secrets Used to Sell Miami Beach Property for a Record-Setting $75 Million

    After just four months on the market, a property on Star Island—a neighborhood in Miami Beach, Florida—sold for $75,000,000. At press time, that number set a record as the most expensive sale in the history of Miami real estate. The waterfront mansion, located at 8 Star Island Drive, sits on nearly two acres of land […]

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