Archives for September 2012

Realogy Holdings Corp. to Raise $1.2 Plus Billion



Realogy Holdings Corp. announced on Friday their plans to launch an IPO of some 40 million shares in common stock. According to the news, underwriters will also offer a 30-day option to buy an additional 6 million shares as well. The ticker symbol for the stocks, already approved, will be “RLGY.” Proceeds of the sale will be applied to outstanding debts of the company.

The Top 25 Real Estate Tweeters’ Twitter Feeds



In our business Twitter and Facebook are simply a must engagement tool. Digital PR to our Travel News segment, any company that does business online simply has to make us of and communicate via social media. This “almost” goes without saying now. I say “almost” because there still are companies out there resistant (hard headed) enough to believe digital communication is a trend.

Housing Starts Spark Positives for Mixed Bag Economic News



In market news, the Commerce Department’s news of Wednesday showed new housing starts up 2.3 percent in August, the fasted single family home growth rate in several years. However, the overall housing market is still a “mixed bag” of good news and slow economic recovery signs.

Buyers’ Rate Decide South Carolina Mountain Retreat’s Price



Buyers will soon have a once in a lifetime opportunity to set a price for a suave Marietta, S.C. estate with a panoramic view of the South Carolina mountain foliage, situated in one of the most sophisticated communities in the country.

Real Estate Selling Skills For Investors



When it comes to the skills involved in selling residential real estate, we tend to think of real estate agents and the general class of sales skills that go with being a licensed sales person. On the other hand, real estate investors are not out to get listings or drive buyers all over town viewing dozens of different properties, they are about getting their specific property sold…

Top Reasons Homeowners Insurance Policies Get Voided



If there is one thing that anyone who owns a homeowners insurance policy would like to avoid at all costs – it’s having their policy voided by the company. There are a few common reasons why many homeowners’ insurance policies are avoided, most of which are easy to avoid with a little common sense and forward planning.

5 Ways to Jump Start Your Online Lead Generation



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Does A Short Sale Stop You From Getting A New Home Loan?



What is a short sale? Very simply, a short sale is when a mortgage lender agrees to accept less than the total amount of money they are owed on a piece of property in order to facilitate the sale of that property. This is done when the owners

Miami Leads the Upswing in US Real Estate Recovery



Considered one of the leaders in the revival of the property market in the United States, Miami has just witnessed a significant increase in home prices again in August, according to new data from Miami Association of Realtors.

Rising Foreclosures Nudge Publishing of New Real Estate Deals



Latest reports suggest that foreclosures in the United States were up in the month of August. This was followed by an announcement by Investors Classifieds that new real estate leads will now be offered for free. Investors Classified is hoping that these new real estate leads will help interested parties unearth hidden real estate bargains from the latest batch of foreclosures.