National Rental Home Council Members Offer Rent Deferrals



Many of the nation’s largest operators of single-family rental homes are working with their residents affected by the government shutdown to accommodate their needs, including deferring rent payments and waiving late fees. “Going without a paycheck for nearly a month can be an incredibly stressful experience for American working families,” said NRHC President Kevin Baldridge, […]

RealOp Investments acquires Charlotte office portfolio



RealOp Investments, a real estate private equity firm, has purchased the163,687-square-foot Arrowpoint II & III portfolio located in Charlotte’s Airport submarket.   This is RealOp’s first office acquisition in Charlotte, said Julian Nexsen, RealOp’s VP of Acquisitions. The two four-story properties are adjacent to each other, providing spacious floor plates exceeding 20,000 square feet. “We […]

Miami Real Estate Posts Fourth Consecutive Month of Rising Home Sales



Total Miami-Dade County home sales surged 14.7 percent year-over-year in October, marking the market’s fourth consecutive month of year-over-year home transaction gains, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system. Total Miami home sales have now increased year-over-year in July, August, September and October, […]

TOP 5 HOME ENERGY- AND MONEY-SAVINGS TIPS HIGHLIGHTED BY NON-PROFIT RENEWABLE NATION



If you are one of the millions of American homeowners who is contemplating going solar, the goo4d news is that you can save up to $100 a month in the meantime by acting on some basic energy-savings tips, according to the nonprofit Renewable Nation app available now on Google and iTunes. Renewable Nation is an […]

FirstService Residential NJ, Welcomes Brandon Farms Property Owners Association



FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in North America, will provide property management services to the Brandon Farms Property Owners Association in Pennington, N.J. Brandon Farms Property Owners Association is a 1,293-unit, planned urban development, comprised of single family homes, flat-on-flat condominiums and townhouses. The addition of the Property Owners Association expands FirstService Residential’s […]

Homesnap Introduces Homesnap Pro+ Tool To Help Agents With Google My Business Profiles



Homesnap, the market-leading national home search platform that provides real-time MLS data to consumers and a mobile productivity tool for agents, today announced the release of Homesnap Pro+, a tool that helps real estate agents set up and manage their Google My Business Profile, a task that has often been challenging for agents. Homesnap Pro+ […]

New HALO Loans Help Seniors, the Disabled With Crucial Home Renovations



Several organizations are teaming up to provide affordable Home Adaptation Loan Options (HALO) for disabled and elderly homeowners in Florida.

Second Largest MLS in Minnesota to Join NorthstarMLS



Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® (SEMR) has become a shareholder in the largest MLS in the state of Minnesota, NorthstarMLS. MLS operations will be merged this fall.

Keller Williams Selects CognitiveScale to Speed Real Estate Smartcloud Efforts



CognitiveScale, the leader in augmented intelligence software and Responsible AI, announced that Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest real estate franchise

5 Issues You Face When Inheriting A House



The recent death of legendary singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin initially posed a quandary for her four surviving sons. Because she didn’t leave a will, her $80 million fortune