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Errol Samuelson to Join Zillow as Chief Industry Development Officer
20-year veteran in technology and real estate sectors to lead company’s industry relations Zillow, Inc., a leading real estate and home-related marketplace, announced that Errol Samuelson will join the company in the new position of Chief Industry Development Officer to lead the company’s real estate industry relations strategy. He will report directly to Zillow® CEO [...]
American Home Shield ?Kidstructions? Video Contest Underway
Do you know some kids that are full of imaginative insights and love to get in front of a video camera? If so, you have a good chance to win some great prizes from American Home Shield®. AHS knows how complicated it can be to describe how household systems and appliances work. That?s why they?ve [...]
Your Place: Relative Humidity Indoors Determines Likelihood of Mold
(MCT)?A few weeks back, a reader contacted me with a concern that the portable humidifier his daughter was running in a bedroom could contribute to a mold problem, although he had seen no evidence of one yet. In my household, we have run humidifiers in bedrooms because, for example, one son suffered from croup-like symptoms [...]
Housing Recovery Entering Middle Innings in 2014, as Local Market Performance...
In Q4 2013, Appreciation Slowed from Summer Peaks; Formerly Boiling Markets like Bay Area Reduced to a Simmer, According to Zillow Fourth Quarter Real Estate Market Reports ? U.S. home values ended 2013 up 6.4 percent year-over-year, to a Zillow Home Value Index of $169,100. ? National annual appreciation rate expected to slow to 4.8 [...]
Great Building Blocks to Amazing Real Estate Videos
?Videos will create competitive immunity for you and your team.? That was one of the remarks from Raj Qsar, broker and founder of The Boutique Real Estate Group in Orange County, Calif., during our Beta Broker Google+ Hangout on Monday. The hangout also included Jeff Gaffney, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III [...]
Ohio Housing on Track for Second Highest Year
Regional Spotlight?Central Ohio home sales are on track to be the second highest year ever, despite the decrease in inventory according to the Columbus REALTORS® Multiple Listing System (MLS). So far, there have been 23,292 homes and condos sold this year between January 1 and October 31. The current record for the first ten months [...]
Gloria Nilson Crosses the Delaware River into PA, to Offer First Office in Bu...
Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate, a leading high-end real estate brokerage with 20 offices in New Jersey, has announced it will open its first-ever Pennsylvania office in Washington Crossing. Located within historic Bucks County, at 1075-4 River Road, the office will open in the coming weeks and has been dubbed ?The Crossings.? With the [...]
Dermot Buffini Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Buffini & Company
Buffini & Company, one of the world’s largest real estate training and coaching companies, recently announced that Dermot Buffini has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company. In his new role, Buffini will provide strategic direction for the company’s revenue growth and global operations while leading a seasoned management team and 150 full-time staff [...]
Realtor.com®?s Quarterly Turnaround Towns Report: New Additions Indicate a Ch...
Realtor.com®, operated by Move, Inc., has unveiled its Turnaround Towns Report for the third quarter of 2013, revealing that the Detroit, Santa Barbara, Calif. and Reno, Nev. markets are currently leading the nation in recovery. The proprietary algorithm used for the report evaluates acceleration in key housing indicators observed on realtor.com® over the quarter ? [...]
Terrie Suit Named to Head State Realtors®? Association
(MCT)?Terrie Suit, Virginia?s first secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, will become chief executive officer of the Virginia Association of Realtors, a 29,000-member trade organization based in Henrico County. The association?s board of directors made the announcement Wednesday afternoon after a unanimous vote. The appointment is effective Sept. 23, a day after she resigns [...]
Home Warranties Provide an Added Edge
With nearly a quarter century of experience in the real estate industry under his belt, real estate professional Dave Abdallah has gone from being a staunch skeptic of home warranties to one of the nation?s top selling advocates of the diverse protection plans. In fact, Abdallah, with CENTURY 21 Curran and Christie in Dearborn Heights, [...]
How Regional Real Estate Leaders are Capturing Business in the Recovery
Nationally speaking, the real estate recovery has taken a firm hold, to the point of inventory shortages and bidding wars in many locations across the country. However, regional scenarios vary greatly, demonstrating unique market trends that must be tapped in order to fully capitalize on the real estate upswing. During RISMedia?s Real Estate CEO Exchange, [...]
Despite Economic Woes, Housing Continues to Recover: Report
Freddie Mac recently released its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for October showing that the federal government shutdown, debt ceiling issues, and the slowing economy — including the severely depressed level of new home construction — are slowing the housing recovery heading into the fourth quarter of the year. “The housing recovery keeps chugging [...]
NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Steve Young to Headline RISMedia?s Power Broker ...
RISMedia is pleased to announce that NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young will be this year?s special celebrity guest speaker at the company?s annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner honoring the nation?s top 500 brokerage firms. The event will take place on Friday, November 8th in San Francisco during the annual NAR Convention and [...]
The Key Ingredient to Real Estate Success
The keys to success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability. – Simon Mainwaring I recently attended a Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate conference where that quote and the meaning behind accountability took on a whole new meaning for me. A word many of us tend to shy away from due to a perceived negative [...]
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