Consumer Tips

What Do Homebuyers Really Want?

NAR PULSE—Did you know the demand for green homes has grown rapidly in recent years? Today’s buyers are evaluating quality, comfort, costs and health when purchasing a property. Home Performance Counts—a joint initiative from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)—prepares REALTORS® to answer their clients’ questions about […]

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Keyes Supports Local Business to Resume Operations

Last year, we launched our partnership with The Keyes Company, a program to help local business partners who provide services to buyers and sellers. For these small businesses, we represent a direct channel to customers who need their services today. We connect our customers to these businesses when they are at a point in the […]

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Opening the Doors to France

Working with clients to buy and sell properties along the French Riviera, Riviera Keys operates between Menton and Saint-Tropez. Founded in 2004 by Managing Director Harald Starke, the firm’s team consists of professional, multilingual real estate advisors who have many years of experience working with international clients. Here, Starke provides a glimpse into the real […]

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Black Applicants Face Added Obstacles in Mortgage Process

While the industry continues to make strides to increase equality in homeownership, it is not yet a level playing field for all populations. A new Zillow report finds that Black homeowners face added challenges when it comes to getting approved for a mortgage—getting denied at a rate 80 percent higher than white applicants. The report, […]

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Complete Your COVID-19 Back-to-School Checklist

(TNS)—Families and school districts are weighing difficult decisions on whether to return to school in person, online or a combination of both during the COVID-19 pandemic. “No matter what education model is chosen—in-person, distance learning or a hybrid of the two—we want to provide guidance to parents, children, teachers and staff on how to stay […]

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Unstoppable: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices—Building an Unwavering, Unrelenting Team

Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the August 2020 issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. RISMedia invited Allan Dalton to pen this month’s cover story—given his status as a long-time executive, thought leader and author—in order to provide an insider’s view of the leadership mission at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Thanks to […]

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Pending Home Sales Slowing, But Prices Still Rising

Pending sales are slowing entering the last summer month, likely due to seasonal trends, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report. For the week ending July 25, pending sales were up 16.1 percent year-over-year. Month-over-month, newly pending sales are down 1.4 percent. The markets have sped up—days on market is now 14 days, a day faster […]

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Becoming the Trusted Neighborhood Resource

How Content and Information Empower California Broker A lot of real estate professionals strive to put community first, but probably not quite the same way Jason Farris does. After all, not many can say that their real estate brokerage started out as an information-packed local blog. But that’s exactly the case for Farris, who expanded […]

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Broker Webinar: The Ideal Tech Stack

What to Consolidate, Integrate and Eliminate to Keep You Profitable in Any Market What: RISMedia is proud to offer this broker webinar—”The Ideal Tech Stack: What to Consolidate, Integrate and Eliminate to Keep You Profitable in Any Market”—sponsored by Inside Real Estate and featuring Workman Success Systems Coach Cleve Gaddis as moderator, Alissa Harper of Inside […]

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Budge Huskey: Ready for Pent-Up Demand

Vitals: Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Years in business: 22 Size: 40 offices, 1,300-plus sales associates Regions served: Florida’s Gulf Coast from Naples to Tampa Bay, Central Florida including Orlando; and in the North Carolina regions of Charlotte, Lake Norman, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Linville and Asheville 2019 sales volume: $5.2 billion 2019 transactions: 6,790 www.premiersothebysrealty.com […]

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