Real Estate Tips

    Set the Mood with Luxury Home Lighting Solutions

    When you’re staging a luxury property for sale, there are a lot of factors to consider. From curb appeal to furniture placement, every detail matters to an affluent home buyer. Likewise, having proper external and internal lighting can make a big difference in setting the overall mood and ambiance. As luxury real estate professionals, you…

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    Power Broker Perspectives: Taking Education to the Next Level

    VITALS:  Tru Realty Years in business: 12 Size: 8 offices, 133 agents Regions Served: Arizona and eight states 2021 Sales Volume: $268,698,924 2021 Transactions: 680 www.trurealty.com Sarah Richardson started her career in commercial real estate back in 2006. When the market crashed in 2008, she quickly pivoted into residential fix and flips, and founded Tru…

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    Stand Out Online With .realtor™ and .realestate

    Location, location, location. It matters in real estate, and it matters online. That’s why the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) offers two top-level domains (TLDs)—.realtor™ and .realestate—allowing you to converge your physical and digital business and put out a virtual welcome mat to draw customers to your website. For maximum marketing effectiveness, .realtor™ and .realestate…

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    How to Know If Someone Died in the Home You Want to Purchase

    When you are buying a home, surprises are usually not fun. There are many things that should be researched when buying a house. Most people will hire a professional home inspector because they want to learn about the structural and mechanical components are sound. If the defects are serious enough, they will be able to…

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    OneKey MLS names Down Payment Resource as Designated Provider of Down Payment Assistance Tools

    New-York-based OneKey® MLS has announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, to indicate MLS residential listings that may be eligible for down payment assistance and other homebuyer affordability programs. OneKey MLS has 45,000 MLS subscribers and specializes in listing residential and commercial real estate…

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    Nashville Firm Worth Properties Joins Corcoran Reverie

    Corcoran Group has announced Worth Properties LLC of Nashville, Tennessee has joined its affiliate, Corcoran Reverie. The firm is led by Co-founder, President, and Principal Janet Jones. Corcoran Reverie broker-owners are Hilary Farnum-Fasth and Jacob Watkins. Corcoran Reverie’s growth marks the seventh Corcoran affiliate to announce an expansion in less than one year, a release stated. Corcoran Reverie also announced…

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    Top-Producer Roundtable: Superstar Agents Discuss How They Win

    After a year that resulted in historic highlights, the real estate industry is still as competitive as ever. As many of the sector’s top companies look to outdo last year’s performance, the path toward achieving those goals rests on the shoulders of their agents, who are undoubtedly aiming to do the same. While there is…

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    Housing Starts Slowed in April

    Construction of new homes decreased slightly in April for the second month in a row, according to new data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The new data show housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.72 million, a 0.2% decrease from the…

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    Mortgage Applications Plummet Again

    The closely watched weekly data released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) on mortgage applications reported a precipitous drop after two weeks of gains, as spiraling rates, broader economic uncertainty and continued low inventory seem to be putting a longer-term damper on both refinancing and new mortgages. According to the latest Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA)…

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    Homebuyers May Find Less Competition Near City Centers for the First Time in Years

    For the first time since the Great Recession, buyers may have an easier time buying a home in the city than in nearby suburbs this home shopping season, according to new data from Zillow® that shows homes in the suburbs recently have been appreciating faster than urban homes, indicating stronger demand and fiercer competition. Home…

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