Real Estate Tips

    What Happens When the IRS Comes Knocking?

    NAR PULSE—Last chance! Encourage your agents to register today for NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness Tax Summit to learn how to easily file their quarterly taxes to avoid audits and owing unexpected, and oftentimes overwhelming, amounts back to the IRS. Register here.  RPR®’s 2021 Top Success Stories All year RPR® (Realtors Property Resource®) has featured user success stories to show you how […]

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    Don’t Miss Out On the REALTOR® Broker Summit Special Rate!

    Special early bird pricing for the REALTOR® Broker Summit ends soon on January 31! Connect with industry experts, discover technologies and learn elevated concepts to bring it home for your business, agents and clients on April 5 and April 6, 2022. Register today: www.nar.realtor/brokersummit

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    What Do Spelling Bee Winners and Top-Producing Real Estate Agents Have in Common?

    Being a real estate agent is not an easy job (regardless of what you might see on TV). Not only do you have to be knowledgeable about the market and keep up with paperwork, but you are always on call for your clients. However, if you want to succeed in this competitive industry, there are […]

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    Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Appoints Taco Heidinga as Global Business Development Director

    Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) has announced the appointment of Taco Heidinga, who joins the business as director, global business development. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he will be responsible for recruiting new members in APAC region and growing the company’s program for marketing real estate developments worldwide. Heidinga, an expert real estate coach, will […]

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    FHFA House Price Index Up 1.1% in November; Up 17.5% from Previous Year

    House prices rose nationwide in November, up 1.1% from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI®). House prices rose 17.5% from November 2020 to November 2021. The previously reported 1.1% price change for October 2021 remained unchanged. For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes […]

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    Randall Lewis Provides ULI with $10 Million Donation to Promote Sustainability in Real Estate

    Real estate executive Randall Lewis has donated $10 million to the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the largest single donation in ULI’s 86-year history to date, to fund the organization’s efforts to make the built environment more sustainable. In honor of the historic contribution, ULI has renamed the former Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance the […]

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    Battling Deep-Rooted Stereotypes With ‘Smart Growth’ Urban Planning

    Above: Asa Fleming. Photo by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks The term “affordable housing” often carries a negative connotation with it, one typically rooted in racist stereotypes. Changing that starts by changing consumers’ perspectives through education, says Asa Fleming, a REALTOR® with Allen Tate REALTORS® in North Carolina. We sat down with Fleming back in November […]

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    ‘Busy’ Fall Market Fuels Double-Digit Price Gains in November

    Despite reports of a deceleration, experts indicated that November’s busy housing market continued to drive up price-tags homes by double digits, according to the most recent S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices. The organization reported that home prices climbed 18.8% in November, down from 19.0% the prior month. The 10-City Composite increased by 16.8%—down from 17.2% in the […]

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    ‘Vulnerable’ Markets Still Retain Optimism for 2022

    While real estate has so far not only endured, but thrived in the chaotic winds of the pandemic, that does not mean housing markets are immune to economic damage caused by the virus. Even as job markets have made tremendous progress in recovering, other macroeconomic woes could spill over into real estate, especially in particular […]

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    Labor and Materials Might Constrain Remodeling Growth, but the Pandemic Is Only Part of the Story

    Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary by Carlos Martin, project director for the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. The Remodeling Futures Program seeks to produce a better understanding of the home improvement industry and its relationship to the broader residential construction industry. Learn more here.  One […]

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