Atlanta’s Transit Agency Looks To Convert Parking Lots Into Homes



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Atlanta’s mass transit authority MARTA is getting in on the real estate act, with a plan to develop the city’s excess parking lots into new residential housing.

Housing Inventory Distorted by ‘Pocket Listings’



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While the number of homes for sale nationwide is showing signs of inching up, inventories still remain constrained in many housing markets across the country.

Stone and Brick Facades to Dress Up Your Home



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Are you looking for a way to dress up your home and increase curb appeal?

Security is the Biggest Must-Have for Smart Homes



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When it comes to smart homes, consumers are more interested in their security features than the gadgets that control the homes’ appliances.

Every Real Estate Pro Needs a Second Language



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Real estate agents across the country are leveraging their second-language skills to get ahead in their local markets, particularly as the number of international home buyers grows in the U.S. photo credit: the measure of mike via photopin cc About 15 percent of real estate professionals report speaking a second language, according to the National […]

Don’t Blame The Millenials For Slowing Down Real Estate



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It’s not news that Millennials are delaying home ownership — but they aren’t the group lagging behind the most in the real estate market.

4 Steps to Boost Your Online Presence



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With home shoppers performing an average of 11 searches before taking action on a real estate site, it’s important that you get yourself front-and-center on the Internet.

Are Open Houses Being Underutilized?



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Open houses can generate a lot of buyer traffic for a listing, but they are held for only a small fraction of listings. According to a HomeFinder.com study, open houses were held to reach potential buyers for only 6.3 percent of listings nationwide.

Realogy snaps up ZipRealty in $166M deal



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Real estate giant Realogy announced that it plans to acquire ZipRealty’s residential brokerage, with 23 offices across the country.

Five of the Coolest New Tech Tools in Real Estate



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One of the most common questions realtors like to ask each other is: “What is your favorite new technology tool?” At Realty Biz News we love to keep an ear out for the latest and greatest tech tools people are implementing in their business.