Homeowners Have Big Interior Design Plans, But Few Will Achieve Them



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Only 2 percent of more than 1,700 home owners in the U.S. and Canada surveyed recently by the remodeling website Houzz say they have achieved their design vision for their homes.

Six Signs Your Clients Are Ready To Take The Plunge



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Are your clients looking to build their portfolio with investment properties? Here are six signs that they’re ready to make the investment plunge.

Real Estate Tech: How To Be Always ‘On The Go’



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Your clients are constantly on the go, juggling multiple priorities, businesses, and responsibilities. So, clients expect and require agents to have the ability to operate from anywhere.

The Fear of Losing Your Smartphone…



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Your phone has likely become an extension of who you are, and if you ever lose it or have it stolen, you might suffer from Smartphone-Loss Anxiety Disorder, a new term coined by researchers.

How to Verify Google Authorship



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By now, you’ve all seen the little thumbnail photos next to certain links and websites on Google’s search engine results pages (SERPS).

Immigrants Communities to Drive Housing Market in Future



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The longer immigrants are in the U.S., the stronger their financial footing becomes and the more likely they are to buy homes, according to a new Fannie Mae report.

Study: Friendly Neighbors are Good for the Heart



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Knowing your neighbors may be good for your heart — and not just emotionally — according to a new study by psychologists at the University of Michigan.

FHFA Director Insists: “HARP is not a Scam”



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About 800,000 families across the country could benefit from the Home Affordable Refinance Program by lowering their monthly mortgage payments, but fear is keeping them away from the program

Research Shows Multitasking Lowers Your IQ



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You may want to stop secretly scanning your e-mail messages as you talk with your client on your phone. A new study shows that multitasking with electronic media can make you stupid.

Boomerang Buyers Are Busy Buying Again



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Those who lost a home to a foreclosure or short sale between 2007 and 2013 are projected to make about 10 percent of all U.S. home purchases this year, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting.