Comfort, Health and Safety are Top Motivators for Home Improvement Projects During The Pandemic



As the COVID-19 pandemic forces millions of Americans to quarantine and spend additional time indoors, many are making improvements to their homes and becoming increasingly comfortable securing financing options for these projects online. Discover Home Loans surveyed homeowners in March and August 2020 to better understand how the pandemic has impacted their views about home improvement and […]

Newark Municipal Council Grants Tax Exemption to Vibe, a Resort-Style Apartment Complex



The Newark Municipal Council today voted to approve a 30-year tax abatement for Vibe, a 270-unit resort-style apartment complex slated for development in the Living Downtown Redevelopment Area—the city’s hottest district. The ordinance establishing the PILOT (payments in lieu of taxes) authorizes the execution of a financial agreement and the issuance of up to $1 million in […]

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate forms alliance with South Puget Sound Brokerage



Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that Northwest Home Team Realty, based in Tumwater, Wash., has affiliated with the BHGRE® brand. The company will now be known as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Northwest Home Team.  Founded by Steve and Jessica Poulos, the Washington brokerage serves the South Puget Sound area, […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices & Real Estate Living Partner with LGBTQ Real Estate Alliance



The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance announced today that the joint operations of HomeServices of America, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living Real Estate have signed a sponsorship agreement supporting The Alliance at the highest “Champions” level. “This is an important step for us in continuing our support of the LGBTQ+ community,” said Teresa Palacios Smith, […]

Akel Homes Reimagine Homebuying with Digital Tools



Akel Homes streamlines the homebuying process by equipping purchasers with the required digital toolbox for purchasing a home. Purchasing a home is a big decision. That is why Akel Homes innovates to continuously improve and create a fun and simple customer experience. The Online Design Studio provides purchasers with the ability to browse a wide […]

Houston’s Leading SEO Company Makes Big Moves during COVID-19 Pandemic



Houston’s leading SEO strategist corporation is sure to help garner and generate new leads for growing companies around the area in need. For this reason, with Actual SEO Media, Inc, companies are partnered with experts who know precisely what it takes to raise rankings on popular search engines like Google. SEO or search engine optimization is an […]

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate has new affiliate Oak Valley Realty Beaumont CA



 Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that Oak Valley Realty in Beaumont, Calif., has affiliated with the BHGRE® brand. The family-owned and oriented company will now be known as Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Oak Valley.  Founded and led by Peter and Mary Tripp, the firm serves the Inland Empire including […]

Engel & Völkers Launches Luxury Web Portal for its Exclusive Private Office Advisors



Engel & Völkers announced today the launch of its Private Office Web Portal under the domain www.evprivateoffice.com. Engel & Völkers Private Office is an exclusive group of the luxury real estate brand’s top-performing advisors from around the world, and the new web portal will serve as a targeted cross-selling platform while available to the public […]

Engel & Völkers Reports Double-digit Revenue Growth in 2020



Engel & Völkers Group reported its 2020 company results, increasing its commission revenues by approximately 14 percent and posted more than $32 billion USD in transaction volume. This represents another significant rise in production for the globally operational real estate company, with production in the Americas increasing by 38.4 percent.  “This positive development of our […]

Realogy Expansion Brands release Oral History of COVID-19’s impact on Real Estate



Realogy Expansion Brands, a division of Realogy Franchise Group focused on driving growth for its brand portfolio comprised of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate and ERA® Real Estate, has released a new industry report. “Real Estate in the Time of COVID,” the definitive oral history of the pandemic’s impact on the industry, examines the […]