Sun.Jan 24, 2021

Existing-Home Sales: Increase Reaches Highest Level Since Before Great Recession

RIS Media

December hit another historic peak for existing-home sales, experiencing the highest level since 2006 after rising 0.7 percent from the previous month. According to the latest data from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), year-over-year, existing-home sales increased 22.2 percent.

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Buying a Foreclosed Home: How to Buy a Foreclosure

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Tips For Buying a Foreclosure Over the years working as a real estate agent, many buyers have asked me about buying a foreclosed home. They essentially are asking how to buy a foreclosure. The appeal is that they’ve heard foreclosures are the bargain of the century.


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Daniel LaRusso’s House on Cobra Kai: A Real-Life Tuscan-Style Villa

Fancy Pants Homes

In Netflix’s popular series inspired by the iconic ’80s movie the original Karate Kid, Daniel LaRusso, has moved up in the world — and traded the rundown apartment complex he lived in with his mother for a downright gorgeous Tuscan villa in a posh Los Angeles neighborhood.

Moving Parts: Pandemic Reshuffles Hot and Cold Housing Markets

RIS Media

Like any major market disruption, the COVID-19 pandemic has created its share of winners and the less fortunate across the real estate economy.

Largest house ever listed in P.E.I. offered for $4.75 million

REM Online

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Recovering from COVID-19? 10 tips for returning to work


Take the time to thank your body daily for working hard to fight off the virus, and adopt these workflow strategies to improve your productivity and post-COVID sluggishness.

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A Journey of Leadership Brings Rich Perspective to Real Estate

RIS Media

This article first appeared in Real Estate magazine’s special-edition Women in Real Estate issue. View the entire issue here. WAV Group’s Marilyn Wilson and Myra Jolivet. Wilson. Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, “Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.

Zoom calls with new prospects

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Free Webinar Examines Updates in Real Estate Ethical Standards

RIS Media

As the real estate industry continues to evolve and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) updates its ethics standards to be more aligned with today’s current environment, there are a lot of questions about what the actual changes are and the implications of those changes.

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Prices Increase Over 25x The Rate of US Home Prices, and BoC Sees “Gradual” Softening

Better Dwelling

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Real Estate Prices Grew Over 25x Faster Than U.S. Prices Since 2005 Poor policy choices have led to a comically large gap between Canadian and US home prices.

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Zillow: Home Values Continue to Shatter Growth Records

RIS Media

Home prices have been growing for some time, and they continued their “meteoric rise” in December, according to Zillow®’s latest Real Estate Market Report. According to Zillow, typical home values in the U.S. increased to $266,104, up 8.4

5 Ways Real Estate Professionals Can Increase Sales In 2021

Real Trends

Influence. It seems to be what is making the world go round right now and real estate professionals have plenty of it when it comes to helping buyers and sellers make educated choices. Coaching Business

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Radian: U.S. Housing Market ‘Resilient’ During Challenging Year

RIS Media

There is no question that 2020 will go down as challenging year in the history books, across all segments of the markets and everyday life. One thing that remained resilient, however, were the housing markets. According to a new report from Radian Group, Inc. home prices across the U.S. increased 8.5

Palm Trimming


A local fire this week showed how flammable a palm tree can be when not trimmed: Cal Fire, Carlsbad FD & Police doing another great job – no homes damaged, and no injuries. Two other fires were started nearby on the same day, and a homeless woman was arrested for arson.


Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Recognized in Franchise500

RIS Media

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors® recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise500®. “We are honored to appear on this prestigious list for 24 years in a row,” said Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. “Nine of those as No.

?? Oregon

The Living Room

January sunsets on the Oregon Coast 2021. There are no words to capture the experience of seeing this in person, the feeling of awe to call this state home. The post ?? Oregon appeared first on Living Room Realty. Stories


Regional Report: NY Real Estate Investments and Residential Sales Decline

RIS Media

The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) recently reported that year-to-date investment and residential sales totaled $47.1 billion, representing a 46 percent decline compared to 2019 and leading to a 36 percent decrease in tax revenue. New York City and New York State have collectively lost $1.6 billion in tax revenue in 2020 due to these significant declines in real estate market activity, according to REBNY’s Monthly Investment and Residential Sales Reports.

Kindred Hearts

The Living Room

We had been looking for a time-worn house, something with charm, loads of character, and good bones, in one of the inner historic neighborhoods in SE. For fun, we popped into a gorgeous, new 3 story Craftsman in a neighborhood not yet visited by my clients.

Landlords with Online Rent Collection Options Find Some Success During the Pandemic


To put it bluntly, 2020 was a mess of a year. Challenges facing all industries meant many leaders found themselves figuring things out one step at a time rather than planning ahead for the long term.

Twilight on the Harbor

The Living Room

With multiple offers to choose from, my sellers decided to select the buyers that were able to bring them everything they were hoping for; really strong terms and a personal love for fishing. I have had the joy of working with the sellers and their family on a number of property sales.

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Commercial landlords push for vacant retail space to aid COVID response

Realty Biz

Commercial real estate, particularly in the retail market, has suffered badly due to the COVID-19 pandemic as public health restrictions have forced many businesses to close or scale back their operations.

Renowned Industry Creative AJ Canaria Joins MoxiWorks Team

RIS Media

MoxiWorks recently announced AJ Canaria has joined the team. Canaria will use his skills in creative storytelling, photography and videography as their new Creative Producer to help continue to build brand stories for MoxiWorks and their brokerage clients. Canaria is known throughout the real estate industry for his authentic partnerships and photography, covering the most notable real estate events across the country.

Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Brooklyn Heights Studio, a Crown Heights Row House


The most popular listings on Brownstoner include a carriage house in Cobble Hill, a row house in Bay Ridge and a standalone in Prospect Park South. Popular listings are scattered across the borough this week, from Brooklyn Heights to Bay Ridge.

DIY Alert: How to Frame a Builder-Grade Bathroom Mirror

Is your bathroom mirror a builder-grade bore? Let's fix that! Our DIY experts show you how to frame your mirror for a unique touch. The post DIY Alert: How to Frame a Builder-Grade Bathroom Mirror appeared first on DIY bathroom diy mirror