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.

Five tricks for upping the value of an older home


Before placing your home up for sale you may want to make some simple repairs and changes. Not only can this help it sell faster, but can also increase the value, giving you more money.

CAR reports biggest increase in pending home sales for 6 months


Pending home sales in California soared in July compared to the previous year, posting the strongest year-over-year increase in more than six years, the California Association of Realtors reported today.