Do you know the rules of “mobile etiquette”?


When is it OK and not OK to use your cellphone in public? A new Pew Research Center survey of more than 3,000 adults sought to identify what people feel is proper mobile etiquette.

Study: Realtors are “missing opportunities” in vacant land, commercial properties


A recent survey of real estate purchases by The Entrust Group’s self-directed IRA (SIDRA) clients shows that almost 28 percent of them have at least one property in their portfolios, with many buying up multiple properties.

How brokers can use Big Data to generate sales leads


Real estate brokers have so many data collecting tools to choose from that it can often be confusing when it comes to choosing the best ones and making them work together.

HUD stumps up $100M to combat lead paint health risk


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding grants worth more than $101 million for the removal of lead paint and other home hazards in 32 cities, counties, and state governments.

How smart technology can save landlords time & money

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With Wi-Fi now so ubiquitous, there are many ways to take advantage of cutting-edge connectivity in the home to take the leg-work out of property management

Des Moines realtor threatened with gang violence


A Des Moines real estate agent contacted police last Thursday after reportedly receiving a threatening call from a man who told her that her business card had been drawn from a hat

Château Group “tops off” construction of FENDI Château Residences

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Château Group has announced that construction of the FENDI Château Residences project has “topped off”.

Existing home sales rise, but inventory & foreclosure problems remain


New housing data shows more people are buying existing homes, while more lenders are repossessing foreclosed homes.

10 Things you need to know before getting into Real Estate


What essential information should someone obtain before making a decision to enter the real estate profession?

Study: Poor credit leads to higher home insurance rates

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Unfortunately for those with a poor credit history, securing a mortgage isn’t the only problem they face when trying to get onto the property ladder.