Buyer & Seller Tips


    Applying RPR® Learning to Today’s Revamped Market

    NAR PULSE—This REALTOR® uses her time wisely to get trained and up-to-speed on RPR®, and now it’s paying off in her rebounding real estate market. Take Advantage of the Right Tools, Right Now Right Tools, Right Now gives you and your agents comprehensive resources FREE or at reduced cost. Find webinars, training courses and other […]

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    Case-Shiller: COVID-Related Deceleration Behind Us?

    In August, home prices increased 5.7 percent YoY, up from 4.8 percent in the previous month, according to the most recent S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices. Year-over-year, the 10-City Composite increased 4.7 percent, up from 3.5 percent in the previous month. The 20-City Composite increased 5.2 percent YoY, up from the previous month’s 4.1 percent gain. The following […]

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    Register for Virtual Brokers Edge Event

    Brokers, register today for the first-ever virtual Broker’s Edge Series: Today’s Broker in a Virtual World! Learn how to best prepare your brokerage for the virtual world with topics such as technology and virtual trends, cyber and data security. Oct. 27, 2020, 11 a.m. CST! NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now Program pricing for REALTORS®: $29.95

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    New-Home Sales: September Sees Pause Following Summer Surge

    In September, newly built, single-family homes decreased 3.5 percent to 959,000 from a downwardly revised August number, according to the latest Commerce Department monthly report. Despite the monthly decline, the September rate is still 32.1 percent higher than the September 2019 pace. On a year-to-date basis, new-home sales are up 16.9 percent in 2020. On […]

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    Do Halloween Masks Protect You From COVID-19?

    (TNS)—Wearing a costume and mask for Halloween has long been a holiday tradition. But a costume mask is not a substitute for a protective mask. Cloth masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, slow the spread of COVID-19. “A mask as part of a costume would not be considered […]

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    Register Today: RISMedia’s Virtual Power Broker Forum at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo

    These are challenging times, and that’s why it’s essential that real estate leaders come together to discuss how to pivot in this rapidly changing environment to succeed despite new obstacles. This year’s Power Broker Forum, “Built to Win: Creating a Resilient Real Estate Company” will be held virtually alongside other panels at the National Association […]

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    Leading From the Front

    Shawn O’Neill Broker JP & Associates REALTORS® City & Beach Jacksonville, Fla. www.jparfl.com Region served: Jacksonville and St. Augustine Years in real estate: 18 Number of years with JP & Associates REALTORS®: 1 Number of offices: 2 Number of agents: 45 Best recruiting strategy: Hire agents who are productive—with a heart toward service—and they will […]

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    How Commercial Real Estate Investors Are Weighing Climate Change When Planning Future Business Strategies

    While COVID-19 is the leading disruptor of the commercial real estate market at the moment, the industry is preparing for even further long-term disruption from climate change. According to housing professionals, the rising sea levels, increasingly volatile swings in temperature and the routine occurrence of natural weather-related disasters— ranging from hurricanes and floods to droughts […]

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    Realogy Celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month With Virtual Events

    To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, which ran from mid-September to mid-October, Realogy held several events, including a webcast that showcased several Hispanic members of the real estate industry. The Realogy webcast discussed inclusion and diversity, as well as the importance of celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture within the real estate space. “We continue to celebrate […]

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    Most Metros Post Double-Digit Annual Home Price Gains in Q3

    ATTOM Data Solutions recently released its third-quarter 2020 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that profits for home sellers nationwide continue to hit high points despite the economic distress caused by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The report reveals that the typical third-quarter 2020 home sale in the United States generated a gain of $85,000, up […]

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