More Married LGBT Couples are Purchasing Homes but fear Discrimination



Housing discrimination – and the fear of it –  along with a desire for safe and welcoming neighborhoods differentiate LGBT homebuyers and sellers from non LGBT homebuyers and sellers according to National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professional’s (NAGLREP) fourth annual LGBT Real Estate Report. NAGLREP, with nearly 2,800 members, is one of […]

Homevestor continues to buy houses using Virtual Consultations



As iBuyers like Zillow and Opendoor have suspended home buying for the foreseeable future, HomeVestors, the original and only We Buy Ugly Houses® company, is continuing to purchase homes through virtual consultations. In addition to closing on existing offers, the company, America’s number one home buyer, is continuing to write new purchase contracts maintaining its […]

Realtors® Chris Eller and Mary Beth Wichlei join The Cassina Group



“I am delighted to welcome Chris and Mary Beth to The Cassina Group,” said Owen Tyler, Managing Broker and Partner of the company. “Each of these individuals has the experience and intellect that is needed in this competitive real estate market, and we couldn’t be more proud to have them as part of Cassina.” Chris […]

Titan Factory Direct Makes Homes Affordable during COVID-19



At Titan Factory Direct our commitment is to our Titan family, our customers and the community we serve. Our hearts go out to everyone in these extraordinary times. We have faith that our world will arise from this stronger and more united thanks to the selflessness we continue to see from our service providers, healthcare […]

HUD Must Do Much More to Protect Older Reverse Mortgage Borrowers in the Coronavirus Epidemic



The National Consumer Law Center, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, and 40 other groups sent a letter today to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) seeking stronger protections for reverse mortgage borrowers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency has announced a 60-day halt on foreclosures of all FHA-insured mortgages, […]

Second Century Ventures Makes Investment in Top Property Exchange Network



Second Century Ventures, the venture capital arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced today that it has made an investment in RealX, an exchange to buy, sell and lease property rights. Property rights include leasing land’s surface rights for solar, wind, cell towers, timber and other uses; as well as selling or leasing subsurface […]

Spencer Krull Joins Side as Managing Broker of Southern California



Side, the only real estate brokerage that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams and independent brokerages to transform them into boutique brands and businesses, today announced that Spencer Krull has joined the company as Managing Broker of Southern California. Most recently the General Manager of ultra-luxury brokerage Westside Estate Agency, Krull worked on deals from […]

McFarling Named Chief Operating Officer of Leonardo247, Inc.



Leonardo247, the leader in real estate performance management software, today announced that Suellen J. McFarling has been appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. McFarling joined Leonardo247 in 2015 as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and in her new capacity will oversee day-to-day operations of the company as it continues its rapid expansion in the multifamily […]

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE EXTENDS HAWAII SERVICE AREA WITH AFFILIATION OF HAWAII BEACH AND GOLF PROPERTIES



 Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, LLC, a Realogy (NYSE: RLGY) brand, announced today that Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties has affiliated with the brand. Now known as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Island Lifestyle, the company will continue to serve the greater Kona and Kohala markets on the Island of Hawaii. Broker/Owner Eileen […]

Ohio RE/MAX Agent Monika DeRoussel Joins eXp Realty



Monika DeRoussel today announced that she has joined eXp Realty, one of the fastest-growing, global real estate companies. DeRoussel joins eXp Realty from RE/MAX, one of the leading global real estate franchisors, where she was named the No. 1 individual real estate agent in Southern Ohio, 2011-2018, and in 2019 was ranked as one of […]