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Gajus / Shutterstock.com The in's and out's of a successful escrow transaction

The in's and out's of a successful escrow transaction

In this weekly video series, PLG Estates breaks down the escrow process ......
By Peter Lorimer | 59 minutes ago
Marc-Stulken / Shutterstock.com Rise in homeowner equity continues to stabilize housing market

Rise in homeowner equity continues to stabilize housing market

Every quarter, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases its report regarding the Financial Accounts of the United States. Although this is a very lengthy and detailed analysis, it does contain some interesting statistics on housing. The particular “nugget...
By Matthew Gardner | 2 hours ago
Lakov Kalinin / Shutterstock.com How high home prices in China affect you

How high home prices in China affect you

Increasingly, the answer is that they buy real estate in markets like yours across the United States, which is their most popular destination for real estate investment. China's high home prices are creating opportunities for agents in the ......
By Matthew Moore | 3 hours ago
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Map Kitchen serves up physical addresses of your website visitors

Location-based marketing is not new. Thanks to GPS chips in just about every digital device available today, it's virtually impossible to escape the curious eye of the Internet. Finding new and clever ways to leverage your location and sell you thing...
By Craig C. Rowe | 3 hours ago
Igor Zh. / Shutterstock.com Which of the nation's counties are most prone to dangerous weather?

Which of the nation's counties are most prone to dangerous weather?

Although the comforts of the modern age make life easier, they don’t always make us safer. Unpredictable in nature, weather-related events hold the capability to devastate entire lives. Since 1980, weather and climate disasters have cost the U.S...
By Inman | 4 hours ago
mongione / Shutterstock.com As real estate evolves, we're still exactly the same

As real estate evolves, we're still exactly the same

For the third year in a row, I attended a bar camp for real estate professionals held in Omaha, Nebraska. (REBarCampOmaha) It is a six-hour drive from my home in St. Paul, Minnesota, but that includes a stop in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to pick up a...
By Teresa Boardman | 4 hours ago
AshDesign / Shutterstock.com Daily market update: April 29, 2016

Daily market update: April 29, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......
By Inman | 5 hours ago
A high-speed train running through China's countryside Keller Williams continuing to grow agent base at astonishing pace

Keller Williams continuing to grow agent base at astonishing pace

Keller Williams' growth hasn't slowed in the first quarter of 2016, building on significant strides made by the company in 2015. At the end of last year, the franchisor reported that its total number of associates grew to 133,000 by the end of 2015 -...
By Amber Taufen | 14 hours ago
Women lining up for a race Zillow may have just beat Upstream to market

Zillow may have just beat Upstream to market

Many real estate agents are set to gain access to a wide array of multiple listing service (MLS) management tools with the introduction of a new service from Zillow, the listing portal has announced. Retsly Connect, a service powered by listing data ...
By Teke Wiggin | 16 hours ago
Investors riding the Airbnb revolution

Investors riding the Airbnb revolution

The Airbnb phenomenon has widened the sharing economy culture and is becoming more accepted legally and socially. The results are proving to be lucrative for hosts and for travelers, who are now enjoying the extra space for a lower price ......
By Peter Abualzolof | 17 hours ago
NEW YORK - April 21: Photos of 131 Charles St for broker Wendy Gleason of Halstead on April 21, 2015 in New York City.  (Scott Wintrow/Gamut Photos) Luxury listing: historic West Village townhouse

Luxury listing: historic West Village townhouse

This historic West Village townhouse comes with a two-story carriage house and a private garden between the two. Adorned with 19th century architecture, including a restored brick facade and iron railings, the property is considered an individual New...
By Inman | 17 hours ago
REU_Unplugged Thomas McCormack discusses how to brand a brokerage

Thomas McCormack discusses how to brand a brokerage

Thomas McCormack, co-owner and managing partner of Resources Real Estate, discusses how to brand a brokerage and the biggest challenge his market will face in ......
By Inman | 17 hours ago
1984x880_inman_adwerx_webinar Inman Educational Webinar: What is the ROO of digital advertising for real estate?

Inman Educational Webinar: What is the ROO of digital advertising for real estate?

In this webinar, you learn the fundamentals of return on objective and how you can put it into play in your real estate advertising strategy ......
By Inman | 17 hours ago
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Move Inc. hires realtor.com's first-ever chief data officer, Vineet Singh

Before his time at realtor.com, Singh led research and analytics efforts at the world's top technology companies such as Intuit, Hitachi and IBM. In his new position, Singh will "focus on driving innovation to make it easier for homebuyers, sellers, ...
By Marian McPherson | 18 hours ago
Andrey Burmakin / Shutterstock.com 650,000 leave prison each year -- what's the impact on real estate?

650,000 leave prison each year -- what's the impact on real estate?

Almost a third of Americans -- 100 million people -- have a criminal record, and 650,000 are released from prison each year, adding to the total. This relates to housing because the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released g...
By Robert Freedman | 18 hours ago
Vinogradov Illya / Shutterstock.com League City among Houston's fastest growing communities

League City among Houston's fastest growing communities

Known as Galveston County's largest municipality, League City has been touted as a top "small city" and place for young families. The southeastern Houston submarket of nearly 91,000 also represents a growing market with quality schools ......
By Erik Pisor | 19 hours ago
karamysh / Shutterstock.com Northbrook is one of Chicagoland's finest

Northbrook is one of Chicagoland's finest

Known for its ties to the '80s cult classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the village of Northbrook is considered a top suburb on a statewide and metro level. The North Shore village of roughly 33,000 was recently ranked as the top city in Illinois to...
By Erik Pisor | 19 hours ago
A beautiful woman lounging in a luxurious pool Is Orinda one of America's best places to live?

Is Orinda one of America's best places to live?

A family-oriented, semi-rural community, Orinda is considered one of the top suburbs in America for a number of reasons. Located to the east of Berkeley in Contra Costa County, Orinda boasts top schools, affluent residents, luxury homes, a touted...
By Erik Pisor | 19 hours ago