Realtors confident on next six months


Realtors remain mostly confident in the next six months of the real estate market, thanks to 30-year fixed rates still below 4 percent, continued job growth, and recent measures that have made credit more accessible and cheaper

Arkansas agent escapes gunpoint kidnap attempt


A 25-year-old Arkansas woman was released from police custody on bond Monday after she allegedly tried to kidnap a Fayetteville, Ark., real estate agent

Consumers want affordable & tech-savvy agents


Consumers want their real estate agent to be tech-savvy and offer lower fees than their competitors, finds a new survey by the real estate brokerage Redfin of nearly 1,000 recent home buyers and sellers.

Housing set to pick up pace in 2015, realtors believe


Home sales likely will remain subdued early on in the year before picking up in the second quarter and then maintaining a brisk pace for the rest of the year, predicts a new Reuters poll of economists.

Real estate agent reveals details of attack


The murder of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter this past fall has thrust the issue of real estate safety into the national spotlight.

Creepy caller targets San Antonio real estate pros


More than 50 female real estate professionals in San Antonio, Texas, have reported that they’ve received disturbing phone calls and text messages from a man who says he’s interested in real estate but then often wants to talk about the agents’ personal lives and makes lewd and suggestive remarks.

RE/MAX Ranks as Top Real Estate Franchise


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

The NAR takes the fight to patent trolls to protect realtors


The National Association of Realtors is joining the fight with a vast lobbying group to protect real estate professionals from those threatening small businesses through pricey, time-consuming litigation.

David Burnhart, 47, arrested in realtor abduction case


Police have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of an Elk Grove, Calif., real estate agent at gunpoint at a model home late last week.

Charisma Building Tips for Realtors


When you’re at a social event, do you ever feel like other agents get just a little more attention than you do?