Google now offers a free mortgage comparison tool

Google is getting into the mortgage game with a little help from Zillow Group. The search engine giant is offering a new product that helps consumers to better analyze their mortgage quotes.

A few things to keep in mind when dealing with foreign buyers

The period from April 2014 to March 2015 saw around 209,000 U.S. residential properties (around four percent of all existing-home sales) snapped up by foreign buyers

What to do with ‘difficult’ clients?

Real estate agents play a vital role in helping people to buy and sell their homes, but sometimes they can find themselves in a ‘challenging’ situation when certain clients prove to be problematic.

Home sales improve, but first-time buyers still struggle

Next year will be a big one for the residential real estate industry with home sales increasing to 5.5 million units, up from 5.3 million units this year, according to the National Association of Realtor’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

The HUD wants to make public housing ‘smoke-free’

Smoking may soon be illegal in the more than 1.2 million public homes run by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

These are the best times to add social media posts

If you’re an avid social media poster then you’ll surely want ensure your blog postings and status updates are seen by as big an audience as possible.

Does the Internet of Things spell the end for real estate agents?

We’re in the midst of a revolution. A technology revolution gaining pace by the day. The Internet of Things (IoT) has already entered the popular lexicon and heralds an age driven by smart data. But what is it?

Cameron Diaz lists luxury Manhattan apartment for $4.25M

Hollywood’s highest-paid actress Cameron Diaz is listing her luxury two-bedroom Manhattan apartment for a cool $4.25 million. Warburg Realty describes the listing as “a jewel box” featuring a modern design based on old Hollywood-style glamour. Photo Credit: lhuga via Compfight cc Diaz bought the property back in 2008 for $2.95 million, before hiring the acclaimed […]

Georgia brokerage teams up with roOomy to deliver 3D visualization software

Georgia-based brokerage firm Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers (BHGRE) is teaming up with 3D visualization software provider RoOomy to make its suite of services available to its agents.

Intel survey: Smart Homes to be Commonplace by 2025?

A survey commissioned by Intel Corporation and conducted by TNS reveals we are headed for a smart home explosion.