Five Low Cost Tips to Boost Your Home’s Value



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Sellers may be able to boost the value of their home by an additional 12 percent with just a few smart repairs, according to a new survey of 300 residential real estate professionals by the Consumer Reports National Research Center

Real Estate Tech Updates



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The housing world was famously slow to embrace technology when that thing that used to be called the World Wide Web appeared, but it finally got the message. It seems to be on an app-a-day binge, but some tech is showing up in other ways in the housing world.

Boomerang buyers: 7.3 million ex-homeowners ready to bounce back



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The first wave of home owners who had lost their home to foreclosure or short sale during the foreclosure crisis are re-emerging, having made it past that seven-year window often needed to repair their credit ratings

ListHub warns realtors ahead of Zillow split



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Move Inc., operator of realtor.com, which owns the syndication business, detailed the terms that ListHub proposed to Zillow before the third-party portal announced in January that it would halt negotiations with ListHub.

Benutech offers realtors a powerful new way to acquire leads



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If you haven’t heard of a real estate tech startup called Benutech, it’s about time you did. This company is doing something truly different, and it’s a brilliant way for a savvy agent or company to generate leads of potential sellers

A Run For Your Money? Realty Trac Reveals Best Ski Towns in 2015



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RealtyTrac analyst and VP Daren Blomquist reports that this time around his research team found 18 towns that matched up on seven criteria for a best ski town for real estate investing.

The Best Tech Tools to make Buying and Selling Homes a Breeze



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The modern real estate market is changing and evolving. Technology is now a powerful tool that buyers, sellers and realtors can use to their advantage.

Open House Jewelry Thief Sally Spaisman Jailed



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A Maryland woman was sentenced to one year in jail and five years of probation for stealing more than $82,000 worth of jewelry from 12 luxury homes during open houses.

Housing Bouyed by Improving Economy



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Recent drops in oil prices and mortgage rates, along with positive tailwinds in the economy, are helping to jump-start the housing market in the new year

RE/MAX Ranks as Top Real Estate Franchise



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For the third consecutive year, RE/MAX is the highest-ranking real estate company to land on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 Franchise 500 list.